Sony ILCE 7SM2 12.4MP DSLR Camera vs Sony Alpha a7 24.3MP Digital Camera comparison

Compare Sony ILCE 7SM2 12.4MP DSLR Camera
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key specs
Camera TypeDSLR CameraDigital Camera
Effective Pixels12.4 MP24.3 MP
Sensor TypeCMOSCMOS
Display TypeTFTTFT
Display Size3 inch3 inch
Battery TypeLithium ionAAA Battery
TouchscreenNo-
general
BrandSonySony
ModelILCE 7SM2 12.4MP DSLR CameraAlpha a7 24.3MP Digital Camera
Model NameILCE 7SM2Alpha A7
Model NumberILCE-7SM2-
SeriesALFA-
ColorBlackBlack
SLR Variant16 Gb Memory Card & Carry Case-
TypeDSLR CameraDigital Camera
Effective Pixels12.4 MP24.3 MP
Tripod SocketYes-
Dimensions(WxHxD)126.9 x 95.7 x 60.3 mm126.9 x 94.4 x 54.8 mm
Weight0.584 GM474 GM
Face DetectionYesYes
Temperature0 to 400 to 40
PortsCLEAN HDMI OUTPUT, PC INTERFACE, WIRELESS LAN BUILT-IN, Headphone terminal 3.5 mm Stereo minijack-
Accessory ShoeAuto-lock Accessory Shoe compatible with supplied shoe adaptor-
sensor features
Sensor TypeCMOSCMOS
Sensor Size35.6 x 23.8 mm35.8 x 23.9 mm
ISO RatingISO 100 - 409600-
Maximum ISO-25600 ISO
Sensor Technology-Exmor CMOS sensor
lens features
Lens MountE-mountE-mount
Compatible LensSony E-mount lensesSony E-mount lenses
Manual FocusYes-
Dust ReductionYesYes
viewfinder features
View FinderYesYes
View Finder TypeXGA OLED, 1.3 cm 0.5 type electronic viewfinder colourXGA OLED, 1.3 cm 0.5 type electronic viewfinder colour
Viewfinder Coverage100%100%
Viewfinder MagnificationApprox. 0.78 x with 50 mm lens at infinity, -1 m-1Approx. 0.71 x with 50 mm lens at infinity, -1 m-1
Viewpoint Dioptric Adjustment-4.0 to +3.0 m-1-4.0 to +3.0 m -1
Viewfinder Eye Point23 mm27 mm
focus features
Focus ModeSingle-shot AF AF-S, Continuous AF AF-C, Direct Manual Focus DMF, Manual FocusFast Hybrid AFphase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF
Auto FocusYesYes
Focus Points169 points35 mm full frame 117 points phase-detection AF, APS-C 99 points phase-detection AF / 25 points conotrast-detection AF
Metering ModesMulti-segment, Center-weighted, SpotMulti-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
White BalancingAuto WB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Incandescent, Color Temperature 2500 to 9900K, Customs, UnderwaterAuto WB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent Warm White / Cool White / Day White / Daylight, Flash, Color Temperature 2500 to 9900K & Color Filter G7 to M7 15 steps, A7 to B7 15 steps, Custom / Underwater
Focus Range-EV 0 to EV 20 ISO100 equivalent with F2.8 lens attached
Panorama Type-Sweep Panorama
Other Focus Features-Lock-on AF, Eye AF, Predictive control, Focus lock, Eye-start AF and AF micro adjustment both only available with optional LA-EA2 or LA-EA4 attached, AF illuminator built-in, LED type, range approx. 0.30-3 m, AF ON
shutter features
Shutter Speed1/8000 secStill images1/8000 to 30 sec, Bulb, Movies 1/8000 to 1/4 1/3 steps, NTSC up to 1/60 in AUTO mode up to 1/30 in Auto slow shutter mode, PAL up to 1/50 in AUTO mode up to 1/25 in Auto Slow Shutter mode
Self-timerYesYes
Shutter Type-Electronically controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
Continuous Shots-5fps in Speed Priority Continuous Shooting mode
image features
Image FormatUNCOMPRESSED RAW, JPEGJPEG DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver. 2.3, MPF baseline compliant, RAW Sony ARW 2.3 format
Image ProcessorSmart, speedy BIONZ X image processing engineBIONZ X
Maximum Resolution-6000 x 4000
Image Stabilizer-Yes
Image Sizing-35 mm 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
display features
Display TypeTFTTFT
Display Size3 inch3 inch
Touch ScreenNo-
Display Resolution-921,600 dots
LCD Display-TFT
LCD Display Image Resolution-921600 dots
Other Display Features-Graphic Display, Display All Info., No Disp. Info., Histogram, Digital Level Gauge, Shooting information for viewfinder mode
connectivity features
WifiYes-
storage and power features
Battery TypeLithium ionAAA Battery
Upgradable Memory-Yes
Card Type-Memory Stick PRO Duo Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo Memory Stick XC-HG Duo SD memory card, SDHC memory card UHS-I compliant, SDXC memory card UHS-I compliant
Batteries Included-Yes
Battery Life-Approx. 270 shots viewfinder / Approx. 340 shots LCD screen CIPA standard*11
audio and video features
Video Resolution3840 x 2160-
Video QualityFull HD-
Microphone-Built-in stereo microphone or ECM-CG50/XLR-K1M sold separately
Speaker-Built-in, monaural
Audio Features-AVCHD Dolby Digital AC-3 2ch, MP4 MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
Video Format-AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compliant / MP4
modes and functions features
HD SupportYes-
Shooting ModesAUTO iAUTO, Superior Auto, Programmed AE P, Aperture priority A, Shutter-speed priority S, Manual M, Scene Selection, Sweep Panorama, Movie / High Frame Rate Programmed AE P / Aperture priority A / Shutter-speed priority S / Manual M-
Drive Modes-Single shooting, Continuous shooting, Speed Priority Continuous shooting, Self-timer 10/2 sec.. delay selectable, Self-timer Cont. 10 sec.. delay, 3/5 exposures selectable, Bracketing Cont., Single, White Balance, DRO
Scene Modes-Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Anti Motion Blur
Macro Mode-G7 to M7 15 steps, A7 to B7 15 steps
exposure features
Exposure Mode-AUTO iAUTO, Superior Auto, Programmed AE P, Aperture priority A, Shutter-speed priority S, Manual M, Scene Selection, Sweep Panorama, Movie
AE Lock/Exposure Lock-Yes
Spot Meter-Yes
Exposure Compensation-+/- 5.0EV1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps selectable with exposure compensation dial +/- 3EV 1/3 EV steps
flash features
Flash Modes-Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Red-eye reduction on/off selectable, Hi-speed sync.*1, Wireless control*1
Flash Compensation-3.0 EV switchable between 1/3 and 1/2 EV steps
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