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Sony launches Alpha 7C, world's smallest & lightest full-frame camera

By: The Mobile Indian network, New Delhi Last updated : November 20, 2020 11:29 am

Sony has launched the world's most smallest and lightest full-frame camera along with the world's smallest standard zoom lens, the FE 28-60mm F4-5.6.
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Sony India recently announced another addition to their  imaging line-up, the Alpha 7C full-frame camera (model ILCE-7C) and the FE 28-60mm F4-5.6 (model SEL2860) zoom lens. As per Sony's claims, the Alpha 7C is the world’s smallest and lightest full-frame body and the FE28-60mm F4-5.6 is the world’s smallest and lightest standard Zoom lens. The new camera is aimed at vloggers and video creators. 

 

Price and Availability 

 

The Alpha 7C compact full-frame camera is already available across all Sony Centers, Alpha Flagship stores, www.ShopatSC.com portal and major electronic stores across India from 18th November 2020 onwards.

 

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The Alpha 7C (Body Only) is sold for Rs 167,990 and the Alpha7CL (With New KIT Lens SEL2860) is sold for Rs 196,990. SEL2860 currently will be supplied only as a Kit Lens with Alpha 7C, and the same will be separately available in January 2021.

 

Features 

 

Sony Alpha 7C

 

The new camera features a 24.2MP (approx. effective) 35mm full-frame back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor and BIONZ X image processing engine. Measuring only 124.0mm x 71.1mm x 59.7mm and weighing just 509g , the Alpha 7C is a similar size and weight to an APS-C camera, with only 1% more weight than the Alpha 6600. It also features a side-opening vari-angle LCD monitor. 

 

The touch panel LCD monitor is a large touch-sensitive 3.0 type with approximately 921 thousand dots. 

 

As per Sony, the Alpha 7C achieves the world’s smallest and lightest compact body2 through upgraded 5-axis in-body stabilisation and shutter units, and the utilisation of monocoque construction.

 

Alpha 7C

 

Standard ISO can extend up to 51,200 and is expandable to ISO 50-204,800  for low-light environment captures with low noise. The Alpha 7C also supports 16-bit processing and 14-bit RAW output for natural gradations. 

 

In addition, the Alpha 7C supports HDR (HLG ) and S-Log/S-Gamut profiles, Slow & Quick motion, high-speed full HD recording at 120 fps. 

 

Using AI-driven functions, the Alpha 7C’s Real-time Tracking  maintains accurate focus automatically while the shutter button is half-pressed. The Alpha 7C’s AF functions also feature Real-time Eye AF for both humans and animals. 

 

Sony A7C

 

The Alpha 7C also features continuous shooting at up to 10 fps  with AF/AE (auto exposure) by using a newly developed shutter unit and refined image processing system. 

 

The NP-FZ100 battery provides power to capture up to 740 images on a full charge when using the LCD monitor, or 680 when using the viewfinder. This also allows up to 215 minutes of movie recording without a break, when using the LCD monitor. 

 

FE 28-60mm F4-5.6

 

The FE 28-60mm F4-5.6 is dust and moisture resistant and accepts a variety of 40.5mm filters. The FE 28-60mm F4-5.6 delivers high-speed, high-accuracy AF allowing for Real-time Tracking and Real-time Eye AF, using a linear motor. In addition to Sony’s advanced AF capabilities, the FE 28-60mm F4-5.6 features an internal focus design which leaves the lens length unchanged with focus motion and close-up shots. 

 

A minimum focus distance of 0.99 foot (0.3m) (wide-angle) to 1.48 feet (0.45m) (telephoto) delivers close-up capability. 


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