Sony Alpha a7c Price in USA

Sony Alpha a7c Price in US

The Sony a7C is the most up-to-date and compact full-frame interchangeable lens camera that the business has to offer. It incorporates image stabilization and a full-frame sensor with 24 megapixels into a body that is more comparable in size to an APS-C sensor camera like the a6600.

It is obvious that a lot of effort has been put into creating this one of the tiniest full frame cameras that is currently available; yet, the most of the features and capabilities are not new. Alongside the introduction of the a7C comes the introduction of a new retractable kit zoom that will aid retain the size reductions.

Sony Alpha a7c Price in USA

$1,598.00 $1,798.00 10 used from $1,499.00 10 new from $1,598.00
Sony Alpha 7C Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera - Silver (ILCE7C/S)

The old a7 III and the newer a7C have a considerable lot of similarity in terms of their fundamental specs, which is one of the a7C’s primary selling points. The most important point of differentiation is size. Sony’s in-body stabilization technology has been developed to fit inside a body that is far smaller than it was previously. The camera body of the Sony a7C is strikingly comparable to that of the model of the same name produced by Sony, the a6600, and this is something that is instantly noticeable about the a7C. A rather convoluted way of conceding that Sigma’s full-frame model is smaller is for Sony to promote the camera as the world’s smallest interchangeable lens full-frame camera with in-body image stabilization.

The a7C is equipped with the most recent autofocus solution from Sony, which the company refers it as “Real-time tracking AF.” This follows any topic you choose to track, both in stills and video shooting, and automatically utilizes the subject’s eye, facial, or head identification whenever it is applicable. This may be done in either mode: stills or videos. It does it in a way that ensures it won’t become distracted by other faces in the scene if the face you picked to focus on turns its head away. The camera is also capable of using topic recognition to monitor the faces of animals such as dogs, cats, and birds.

This autofocus (AF) mechanism is superior to the one that was utilized by the a7 III in a number of different ways. The primary advantage is that all of the tracking and eye-detection features have been better integrated into the primary AF modes. This means that you do not need to hold down a second button in order to use eye-detection. The subject tracking in video mode has also been enhanced. Specifically, you now have access to a degree of tracking stickiness that is comparable to the performance in the stills mode. Unfortuitously, if you use the tap-to-track focus feature in the video mode, it will also be applied to the stills mode (whereas we prefer to tap to position the focus point when stills shooting, not to also initiate tracking).

The screen of the a7C may now be completely articulated, just as the screen on the pro-video a7S III. And while though we usually think about articulating displays in terms of video recording or taking selfies, there is another way in which they might be a highly beneficial design.

Because of its relatively compact size, the Sony a7C is an excellent choice for use as a go-anywhere camera for vacation, shooting with the family, and even just general living in general. Because you can rotate the screen so that it faces the back of the camera, you may confidently toss the camera into a bag without worrying about harming the LCD on the back of the camera.

Unfortunately, the a7C does not receive the modernized menu design that was introduced in the a7S III. This is because the a7C employs the outdated Bionz X CPU. One positive aspect of this situation is that it will make the a7C instantly recognizable to anyone who has previously worked with a body from either the a6000-series or the a7-series. The disadvantage of this is that it requires you to either memorize the position of certain settings, which tend to be located in different places on different models, or spend the effort to create a ‘My Menu’ tab that collects together all the choices that you typically use.

Sony Alpha a7c Specifications

Price
MSRP$1799 (body only), $2099 (w/28-60mm lens)
Body type
Body typeRangefinder-style mirrorless
Body materialMagnesium alloy
Sensor
Max resolution6000 x 4000
Image ratio w:h1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels24 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors25 megapixels
Sensor sizeFull frame (35.6 x 23.8 mm)
Sensor typeBSI-CMOS
ProcessorBIONZ X
Color spacesRGB, Adobe RGB
Color filter arrayPrimary color filter
Image
ISOAuto, 100-51200 (expands to 50-204800)
Boosted ISO (minimum)50
Boosted ISO (maximum)204800
White balance presets7
Custom white balanceYes
Image stabilizationSensor-shift
Image stabilization notes5-axis
CIPA image stabilization rating5 stop(s)
Uncompressed formatRAW
JPEG quality levelsExtra fine, fine, standard
File formatJPEG (Exif v2.32)Raw (Sony ARW, 14-bit)
Optics & Focus
AutofocusContrast Detect (sensor)Phase DetectMulti-areaCenterSelective single-pointTrackingSingleContinuousTouchFace DetectionLive View
Autofocus assist lampYes
Digital zoomYes (2X)
Manual focusYes
Number of focus points693
Lens mountSony E
Focal length multiplier
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCDFully articulated
Screen size3″
Screen dots921,600
Touch screenYes
Screen typeTFT LCD
Live viewYes
Viewfinder typeElectronic
Viewfinder coverage100%
Viewfinder magnification0.59×
Viewfinder resolution2,360,000
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/4000 sec
Maximum shutter speed (electronic)1/8000 sec
Exposure modesProgramAperture priorityShutter priorityManual
Built-in flashNo
External flashYes (via hot shoe)
Flash X sync speed1/160 sec
Drive modesSingleContinuous (Hi+/Hi/Mid/Lo)Self-timer (Std/Cont.)Bracket (Single/Cont.)WB bracketDRO bracket
Continuous drive10.0 fps
Self-timerYes
Metering modesMultiCenter-weightedHighlight-weightedAverageSpot
Exposure compensation±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
AE Bracketing±5 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
WB BracketingYes
Videography features
FormatMPEG-4, XAVC S, H.264
Modes3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 25p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 24p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 50p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 25p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 24p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
MicrophoneStereo
SpeakerMono
Storage
Storage typesSD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-II supported)
Connectivity
USBUSB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
USB chargingYes
HDMIYes (Micro HDMI)
Microphone portYes
Headphone portYes
WirelessBuilt-In
Wireless notes802.11ac (dual-band) + Bluetooth + NFC
Remote controlYes (via smartphone or Bluetooth)
Physical
Environmentally sealedYes
BatteryBattery Pack
Battery descriptionNP-FZ100 lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA)740
Weight (inc. batteries)509 g (1.12 lb / 17.95 oz)
Dimensions124 x 71 x 60 mm (4.88 x 2.8 x 2.36″)
Other features
Orientation sensorYes
Timelapse recordingYes
9Expert Score
Awesome

Because of its compact design, the Sony a7C sacrifices very few of its capabilities, making it one of the most feature-packed cameras in its class. Even though it has a fantastic autofocus system and extremely high image quality, the experience is slightly diminished by the viewfinder’s little size. Its video and menus aren’t as professional as those of its competitors, but the combination of its compactness and its battery life makes it a very powerful device.

Build quality
9.5
Ergonomics & handling
7
Features
9
Image quality
9.5
Performance
8
Connectivity
8
Value
9
Pros
  • longest runtime possible on a single charge
  • Exceptional tracking and focusing, with a constant drive rate of 10 fps
  • Full-frame sensor in a body that is the size of an APS-C camera 5-axis in-body image stabilization Forward-facing touch LCD
  • 4K footage with both standard and high dynamic range looks is available.
Cons
  • The maximum frame rate for 4K video is 30 fps.
  • There is room for improvement in the touch functions.
  • Front command dial and focus joystick are not included.
  • Lacks the latest menu system developed by Sony
  • The EVF is on the diminutive side.

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