After introducing the Alpha 7 and Alpha 7R, Sony re-launched the newest camera models, the Sony Alpha 7S. Interestingly, the latest camera launched by Sony is claimed as a camera with a full-frame interchangeable lens smallest in the world. One of the advantages of the Sony Alpha 7S is a remarkable sensitivity, low noise, and quality of 4K video. With that capability, the Sony Alpha 7S intended for professional photographers and videographers.
It is only 12.2-megapixel sensor. Compare with the original models up to 24-megapixel sensors on Alpha 7, and 36 megapixels on Alpha 7R. But, even though only 12 megapixels, Alpha 7S equipped with 35-millimeter full-frame Exmor CMOS, paired with BIONZ image processor X. As a result, the Sony Alpha 7S can take pictures in sensitivity range between ISO 50-409600 with the dynamic range and low noise. Sony Alpha 7S can be regarded as the most sophisticated and expensive mirrorless camera ever made by Sony so far.
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Alpha 7S is also the first camera to use a full-frame image sensor in the acquisition of 4K video. This is accomplished without cutting or jumping over the line thanks to its ability to process data from each pixel of the sensor. One of the advantages of Alpha 7S is the ability to record video. The camera is capable of producing 4K video, at qFHD (3840×2160) with connected to a 4K recorder. In addition it is capable of recording full HD (1920×1080) at frame rates 60p, 60i, 30p, and 24p directly to the memory card. In addition, for the first time on the Sony Alpha series cameras, Alpha 7S adopt XAVC S recording format with an easy workflow, in addition to AVCHD and MP4 codecs. XAVC S format allows for recording full HD at a rate 50 Mbps of data with low compression but better results.
To restoring Sony Alpha 7S to it’s factory settings, conform to the following instructions:
- MENU → Setup 6 → [Setting Reset] → [Initialize].
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Reference: Sony Alpha 7S manual