ILCE-7/BQ AP2_4331207098402_Specifications



Lens Mount

Sony E-mount lenses

Lens Compatibility

Sony E-mount lenses


Sensor Type

35 mm


35 mm full frame (35.8 x 23.9mm) Exmorโ„ข CMOS sensor

Number Of Pixels (Effective)


Number of Pixels (total)

Approx. 24.7 megapixels

Image Sensor Aspect Ratio


Anti-Dust System

Charge protection coating on Optical Filter and ultrasonic vibration mechanism

Recording (still images)

Recording Format (Still images)

JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0 Exif Ver.2.3 MPF Baseline compliant) RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)

Image Size (pixels), 3:2

35mm full frame L: 6000 x 4000 (24M) M: 3936 x 2624 (10M) S: 3008 x 2000 (6.0M) APS-C L: 3936 x 2624 (10M), M: 3008 x 2000 (6.0M), S: 1968 x 1312 (2.6M)

Image Size (pixels), 16:9

35mm full frame L: 6000 x 3376 (20M), M: 3936 x 2216 (8.7M), S: 3008 x 1688 (5.1M) APS-C L: 3936 x 2216 (8.7M), M: 3008 x 1688 (5.1M), S: 1968 x 1112 (2.2M)

Image Size (pixels), Sweep Panorama

Wide: horizontal 12,416 x 1,856 (23M), vertical 5,536 x 2,160 (12M) Standard: horizontal 8,192 x 1,856 (15M), vertical 3,872 x 2,160 (8.4M)

Image Quality Modes

RAW RAW&JPEG JPEG Extra Fine JPEG Fine JPEG Standard

RAW Output

14bit RAW

Picture Effect

13 types: Posterization (Color) Posterization (B/W) Pop Color Retro Photo Partial Color (R/G/B/Y) High Contrast Monochrome Toy Camera(Normal/Cool/Warm/Green/Magenta) Soft High-key Soft Focus(High/Mid/Low) HDR Painting(High/Mid/Low) Rich-tone Monochrome Miniature(Auto/Top/Middle(H)/Bottom/Right/Middle(V)/Left) Watercolor Illustration(High/Mid/ Low)

Creative Style

Standard Vivid Neutral Clear Deep Light Portrait Landscape Sunset Night Scene Autumn leaves Black & White Sepia Style Box(1-6) (Contrast (-3 to +3 steps) Saturation (-3 to +3 steps) Sharpness (-3 to +3 steps))

Dynamic Range Functions

Off, Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto/Level (1-5)), Auto High Dynamic Range (Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure Difference Level (1-6 EV, 1.0 EV step))

Recording (movie)

Recording Format (Movie)

AVCHD 2.0 / MP4

Video Compression


Audio Recording Format

AVCHD: Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2ch MP4: MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch

Image Size (pixels), PAL

AVCHD:1920 x 1080 (60p, 28M, PS) 1920 x 1080 (60i, 24M, FX) 1920 x 1080 (60i, 17M, FH) 1920 x 1080(24p, 24M, FX) 1920 x 1080(24p, 17M, FH) AVC MP4: 1440 x 1080(30fps) VGA(640 x 480, 30fps) MPEG 4: 720 Fine (1280 x 720, 30fps) 720 STD (1280 x 720, 30fps) VGA(640 x 480, 30fps)

Movie Functions

Audio Level Display,Audio Rec Level,Auto Slow Shutter,HDMI Info. Display

Storage Media

Compatible Recording Media

Memory Stick PRO Duoโ„ข Memory Stick PRO-HG Duoโ„ข Memory Stick XC-HG Duo SD memory card SDHCโ„ข memory card SDXCโ„ข memory card

Noise Reduction

Noise Reduction

Long exposure NR: On/Off , available at shutter speeds longer than 1 sec.

Multi Frame NR

Auto/ISO 100 to 51200

White balance

White Balance Modes

Auto Daylight Shade Cloudy Incandescent Fluorescent : Warm White / Cool White / Day White / Daylight Flash Color Temperature 2500 to 9900K & color filter G7 to M7(15-step), A7 to B7(15-step) Custom Underwater

AWB Micro Adjustment

G7 to M7, 15-step / A7 to B7, 15-step


3 frames, H/L selectable


Focus Type

Fast Hybrid AF(phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF)

Focus Sensor

Exmor" CMOS sensor"

Focus Point

35mm full frame: 117 points (phase-detection AF) APS-C: 99 points (phase-detection AF) / 25 points (conotrast-detection AF)

Focus Sensitivity Range

EV0 to EV20 (ISO100 equivalent with F2.8 lens attached)

AF Mode

AF-S (Single-shot AF), AF-C ( Continuous AF), DMF (Direct Manual Focus), Manual Focus

Focus Area

Multi Point (117 points (phase-detection AF), 25 points(contrast-detection AF)) / Zone / Center-weighted / Flexible Spot (S/M/L)

Other Features

Lock-on AF, Eye Focus, Predictive control, Focus lock, Eye-Start AF (only with LA-EA2 or LA-EA4 attached(Sold separately))



AF Illuminator range

Approx. 0.3m - approx. 3.0m (with FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS attached)


Metering Type

1200-zone evaluative metering

Metering Sensor

Exmor" CMOS sensor"

Metering Sensitivity

EV0 to EV20 (at ISO100 equivalent with F2.8 lens attached)

Metering Mode

Multi-segment Center-weighted Spot

Exposure Modes

iAUTO Superior Auto Programmed AE (P) Aperture priority (A) Shutter-speed priority (S) Manual (M) Sweep Panorama Scene Selection Movie (Programmed AE (P) / Aperture priority (A) / Shutter-speed priority (S) / Manual (M) )

Scene Selection

Portrait Landscape Macro Sports action Sunset Night portrait Night scene Hand-held Twilight Anti Motion Blur

Exposure Compensation

+/- 5.0EV(1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps selectable) (with exposure compensation dial : +/- 3EV (1/3 EV steps))

Auto (AE) Bracketing

Bracket: Cont./Bracket: Single, With 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1.0 EV, 2.0 EV, 3.0 EV increments, 3/5 frames (2.0 EV, 3.0 EV : only 3 frames) selectable

AE Lock

Locked when shutter button is pressed halfway. Can be disabled from the Menu. Available with AE lock button.

ISO Sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index)

ISO 50โ€“25600


Viewfinder Type

0.5"-type electronic viewfinder (color)

Number of Dots

2 359 296 dots

Brightness Control (Viewfinder)

Auto/Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2)

Color Temperature Control

Manual (5 steps)

Field Coverage



approx. 0.71 x (with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m<sup>-1</sup> diopter

Dioptre Adjustment

-4.0 to +3.0m<sup>-1</sup>diopter

Eye Point

Approx. 27mm from the eyepiece lens, 22mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m<sup>-1</sup>diopter (CIPA standard)

Viewfinder Display

Graphic Display,Display All Info, No Disp. Info, Digital Level Gauge, Histogram

Real-time Image Adjustment Display


LCD Screen

Monitor Type

3.0" type TFT LCD

Total Number of Dots

921,600 dots

Brightness Control (LCD)

Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2), Sunny Weather mode

Adjustable Angle

Up by approx. 90 degrees, Down by approx. 45 degrees

LCD Display

Graphic Display Display All Info No Disp. Info Level Histgram For viewfinder

Real-time Image Adjustment Display (LCD)


Focus Magnifier

Yes Focus Magnifier (35mm full frame: 5.9x, 11.7x APS-C: 3.8x, 7.7x)

Quick Navi


Peaking MF

Yes (Level setting: High/Mid/Low/Off, colour: White/Red/Yellow)

Other Features

Face Detection

On/On (Regist. Faces) Off Face registration Face selection (Max. number of detectable faces: 8)

Auto Object Framing

Still images

Clear Image Zoom

Approx. 2x

Smart zoom (Still Image)

35mm full frame: M:approx 1.5x, S:approx 2x APS-C: M:approx 1.3x, S:approx 2x

Digital zoom (Still Image)

35mm full frame: L:approx 4x, M:approx 6.1x, S:approx 8x; APS-C: L:approx 4x, M:approx 5.2x, S:approx 8x

Digital zoom (Movie)

35mm full frame: approx 4x APS-C: approx 4x

PlayMemories Camera Appsโ„ข


Lens Compensation

Peripheral Shading, Chromatic Aberration, Distortion

Image Processor



Yes (3 sec delay/OFF selectable)

Smile Shutter

Smile shutter (selectable from 3 steps)

Touch Shutter



Shutter Speed

Still images:1/8000 to 30 sec, Bulb Movies: 1/8000 to 1/4(1/3 steps) up to 1/60 in AUTO mode (up to 1/30 in Auto slow shutter mode)

Flash Sync. Speed

1/250 sec.

Electronic Front Shutter Curtain

Yes (On/Off)

Image Stabilization


Not supported (image stabilisation supported on lens)

Flash Control

Flash Control

Pre-flash TTL

Flash Compensation

+/- 3.0 EV (switchable between 1/3 and 1/2 EV steps)

Flash Modes

Flash off Autoflash Fill-flash Slow Sync. Rear Sync. Red-eye reduction (on/off selectable) Hi-speed sync.(With compatible external flash) Wireless control (With compatible external flash)

External Flash Compatibility

Sony ฮฑ System Flash compatible with Multi Interface Shoe, attach the shoe adaptor for flash compatible with Auto-lock accessory shoe

Wireless Control



Drive Modes

Single Shooting Continuous shooting Speed Priority Continuous shooting Self-timer (10/2 sec delay selectable) Self-timer (Cont.) (with 10 sec delay 3/5 exposures selectable) Bracket Single Bracket Cont.,WB Bracket DRO Bracket

Continuous Drive Speed (approx. max.)

5 fps (in Speed Priority Continuous Shooting mode)


Playback Modes

Single (with or without shooting information RGB histogram & highlight / shadow warning) 9/25-frame index view Enlarged display mode (L: 18.8x, M: 12.3x, S: 9.4x) Panorama (Standard): 25.6x, (Wide): 38.8x Auto Review (10/5/2 sec,Off) Image orientation (Auto/Manual/Off selectable) Slideshow Panorama scrolling Folder selection (Date/ Still/ MP4/ AVCHD) Forward/Rewind (movie) Delete Protect


PC Interface

Mass-storage, MTP, PC remote


Yes (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible)

HD Output

HDMI micro connector BRAVIA Sync (link menu) PhotoTV HD 4K still image PB

Multi Interface Shoe



Multi/Micro USB Terminal, Multi Interface Shoe, Microphone minijack, Headphone minijack, Vertical Grip Connector



Built-in stereo microphones or ECM-CG50/ XLR-K1M (sold separately)


Built-in, monaural


Compatible Standards

Exif Print, Print Image Matching III, DPOF setting


Supplied Battery

NP-FW50 W-series Rechargeable Battery Pack

Battery Life (Still Images)

Up to 340 shots

Battery Life (CIPA, Movies)

Actual Recording:Approx. 60 minutes (Viewfinder), Approx 65 minutes (LCD screen) (CIPA standard) Continuous Recording:Approx. 100 minutes (Viewfinder), Approx 100 minutes (LCD screen) (CIPA standard)

External Power

AC Adaptor AC-PW20 (sold separately)

Internal Battery Charge


Size & Weight

Dimensions (W x H x D)

126.9 x 94.4 x 54.8mm, 126.9 x 94.4 x 48.2mm (from grip to monitor); 5 x 3 3/4 x 2 1/4 in., 5 x 3 3/4 x 1 15/16 in. (from grip to monitor)

Weight (with battery and memory card included)

416 g (Body Only) / 474 g (With battery and media)


View on Smartphone


Upload to PC


View on TV


Wireless & Network Capabilities

Wi-Fi, NFC One-touch functionality, Downloadable Camera Apps

Compatible OS

Compatible OS

Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Mac OS X (v10.5-v10.8)



Continuous movie recording is possible for approximately 29 minutes (limited by product specifications).


Indicated recording time is defined by repeating the following cycle: Power on, start recording, zoom, stand-by and power off.


Indicated recording time is defined by repeating the following cycle: Pressing the MOVIE button. No other operations such as zoom are performed.