Sony a700 detail page

Basic data
Name : a700
Manufacturer : Sony
Mount A-mount
Release year : 2007
Production status : Discontinued
Last firmware: 4.00 (09-2008)
Firmware download: EU-Win | EU-Mac | US-Win | US-Mac | Asia
Sensor
Type: CMOS
Format: APS-C (1,5x)
Total pixel number: 13.05 MP
Effective pixel number: 12.24 MP
Sensor pitch: 5.48 µm
Sensor area: 3.67 cm²
Pixel density: 3.34 MP/cm²
Size: 23.5 x 15.6mm
Max. resolution: 4288 x 2856 px
ISO range: 100 - 3200 (100-6400)
Sensor stabilisation: Yes
Focusing
AF sensors: 11 (1 double)
Aditional features: central F2.8sensor
Fast hybrid AF: No
Modes :
  • AFS (Single-shot AF)
  • AFC (Continuous AF)
  • AFA (Automatic AF)
  • DMF (Direct manual focus)
AF range (EV): 0 - 18
AF assist (IR): Yes
AF lens adjustments: No
AF/MF button (rear): Yes
AF range limiter: No
Focus peaking: No
Eye start: Yes
Metering
Type: 40 segment metering sensor
Range (EV): 0-20 (spot 2-20)
AEL button: Yes
Exposure modes:
  • P-S-A-M
  • Auto
Program shift: Yes
Manual shift: Yes
Scene modes:
  • 3 custom preset modes
  • portrait
  • landscape
  • closeup
  • sport
  • night portrait
  • sunset
Exposure compensation: ±3.0 (1/3, 1/2)
Flash
Built-in: Yes; GN: 12 m (39.3 ft) at ISO 100
Shoe Type iISO
Sync speed: 1/250 - 1/200( SSS)
PC Sync connector: Yes
Ratio control: Yes (HVL-58) *see notes
Flash modes:
  • normal
  • red-eye reduction
  • rear sync
  • slow sync
  • wireless
Flash exp. compensation: ± 3 (1/3, 1/2)
Shooting
Max. shutter speed (s): 1/8000
Electronic first curtain: No
Electronic (silent) shutter: No
FPS w AF: 5
Drive modes:
  • Single
  • Continuous(3 or 5 fps)
  • Self-timer(10 or 2 sec)
  • Bracketing continuous
  • Bracketing single
  • Bracketing WB
  • Bracketing DRO
  • Remote
Exposure bracketing (EV):
  • 3 frames 1/3; 1/2; 2/3; 2
  • 5 frames 1/3; 1/2; 2/3
MLU: Yes (2 sec. timer)
Wired remote conection: 3-pin
Wireless remote: Yes, included
DOF preview: Yes
Tethered control: Yes
No-chip lenses: A / M mode
GPS: No
Viewfinder
Type: pentaprism
Magnification: 0.9 x
Eye relief (from frame): 25mm (21mm)
Diopter adjustement: -3,0 +1,0
Screen options: G, M, L
Back LCD
Live view No
LCD size: 3"
LCD resolution: 921600px
LCD tilt - swivel: No - No
Touchscreen: No - No
Image options
Output resolutions:
  • 4272x2848
  • 3104x2064
  • 2128x1424
  • 4272x2400 (16:9)
  • 3104x1744 (16:9)
  • 2128x1200 (16:9)
WB settings:
  • auto
  • daylight
  • shade
  • cloudy
  • tungsten
  • fluorescent
  • flash
  • direct entry
  • custom (3 presets)
Color spaces: sRGB, Adobe RGB
NR Off option: Yes
NR levels: Low, normal, high, Off
DRO:
  • standard
  • advanced auto
  • manual (5 levels)
Auto HDR: No
RAW:
  • uncompressed ARW 2.0
  • compressed ARW 2.0
Video features
Video capabilities: No
Body features and constructions
Environment sealings: Yes 
Card slots:
  • CompactFlash I/II (UDMA)
  • Microdrive
  • Memory Stick Duo
  • PRO Duo
  • PRO-HG Duo
Vertical grip: VG-C70AM
Battery: NP-FM500H
Weight: 690g
Dimensions: 141.7 x 104.8 x 79.7mm

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