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As rumoured, Sony has unveiled its latest full-frame creations – the Sony A7 and Sony A7r E-Mount mirrorless cameras. Is Sony unifying the Alpha and NEX brands?

The A7 features a full-frame 24MP CMOS, while the A7R has a 36MP CMOS sensor with no optical low-pass filter. The A7 uses a Hybrid AF system similar to the one found on the SLT-A99, while the A7R has traditional contrast detection.

Both cameras use Sony’s new Bionz X processor and also have XGA (1024 x 768 pixel) EVF, tilting LCDs, Wi-Fi, and weatherproof bodies.

The A7R with LA-E4 A-mount adapter and 50mm F1.4 Zeiss lens. Image credit: DPreview

Sony A7 / A7R key features

  • 24.3 megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor with OLPF [A7]
  • 36.3 megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor with no OLPF [A7R]
  • E-mount with support for FE, E, and A-mount lenses (with adapter)
  • Bionz X image processor
  • Hybrid AF system with 25 contrast-detect and 117 phase-detect points [A7 only]
  • Weather-sealed magnesium alloy body
  • 3-inch tilting LCD with 1.23 million dots
  • XGA (2.4 million dot) electronic viewfinder
  • Diffraction correction technology
  • Full HD video recording at 1080/60p and 24p; uncompressed HDMI output
  • Wi-Fi with NFC capability and downloadable apps

Watch the introductory video:

Read DPreview’s first impressions of the new Sony A7 series cameras. I’m drooling already. Are you?

Source: DPreview

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