Sony a7C Detailed Specs Leaked Online

The Sony a7C (Amazon/B&H Photo Video/Adorama) will be officially announced soon. Here is the detailed specs of Sony a7C already leaked online:

Camera Type: Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera
Lens Mount: E-Mount
Image sensor Type: 35mm Full Frame (35.6 x 23.8mm), Exmor R CMOS Sensor
Number of pixels (effective): Approx. 24.2 megapixels
Number of pixels (total): Approx. 25.3 megapixels
Image sensor aspect ratio: 3:2
Color filter: R, G, B primary color
Anti-Dust function: Yes (Charge protection coating on optical filter and image sensor shift mechanism)
Still image recording format: JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver.2.32, 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) [4:3]
35mm full frame L: 5328 x 4000 (21M), M: 3488 x 2624 (9.2M), S: 2656 x 2000 (5.3M) APS-C L: 3488 x 2624 (9.2M), M: 2656 x 2000 (5.3M), S: 1744 x 1312 (2.3M)

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) [1:1]
35mm full frame L: 4000 x 4000 (16M), M: 2624 x 2624 (6.9M), S: 2000 x 2000 (4.0M) APS-C L: 2624 x 2624 (6.9M), M: 2000 x 2000 (4.0M), S: 1312 x 1312 (1.7M)

Image quality modes:
RAW (Compressed / Uncompressed) JPEG (Extra fine / Fine / Standard) RAW & JPEG

14bit RAW: Yes

Video compression

Audio recording format XAVC S: LPCM 2ch

Picture Effect
7 types: Toy Camera (Normal / Cool / Warm / Green / Magenta), Pop Color, Posterization (Color, B/W), Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Color (R/G/B/Y), High Contrast Monochrome

Creative Style
Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn leaves, Black & White, Sepia, Style Box (1-6)

Picture Profile
Yes (Off / PP1-PP10) Parameters: Black level, Gamma (Movie, Still, Cine1-4, ITU709, ITU709 [800%], S-Log2, S-Log3, HLG, HLG1-3), Black Gamma, Knee, Color Mode, Saturation, Color Phase, Color Depth, Detail, Copy, Reset

Color space
xvYCC standard (x.v.Color when connected via HDMI cable) compatible with TRILUMINOS Color

Movie recording system XAVC S 4K

3840 x 2160 (4:2:0, 8bit, NTSC) (Approx.) 30p (100Mbps / 60Mbps)
24p (100Mbps / 60Mbps)

3840 x 2160 (4:2:0, 8bit, PAL) (Approx.) 25p (100Mbps / 60Mbps)

1920 x 1080 (4:2:0, 8bit, NTSC) (Approx).

120p (100Mbps / 60Mbps) 60p (50Mbps / 25Mbps) 30p (50Mbps / 16Mbps) 24p (50Mbps)

1920 x 1080 (4:2:0, 8bit, PAL) (Approx.) 100p (100Mbps / 60Mbps)
50p (50Mbps / 25Mbps)
25p (50Mbps / 16Mbps)

Slow & Quick Motion image frame rate
NTSC mode: 1fps, 2fps, 4fps, 8fps, 15fps, 30fps, 60fps, 120fps PAL mode: 1fps, 2fps, 3fps, 6fps, 12fps, 25fps, 50fps, 100fps

Audio Level Display Yes

Audio Rec Level Yes

PAL/NTSC Selector Yes

Proxy Recording
Yes (1280 x 720 (Approx. 9Mbps))


Auto Slow Shutter Yes

Gamma Disp. Assist Yes

Location info Link from smartphone Yes

SD memory card

SDHC memory card (UHS-I/II compliant)

SDXC memory card (UHS-I/II compliant) Memory card slot

Slot for SD (UHS-I/II compliant) memory card File system

FAT12, 16, 32, exFAT Noise reduction

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

High ISO NR: Normal / Low / Off White balance Modes

Auto / Daylight / Shade / Cloudy / Incandescent / Fluorescent / Flash / Underwater / Color

Temperature (2500 to 9900K) & color filter / Custom Shutter AWB Lock

Yes (Shut. Halfway Down / Cont. Shooting / Off) Focus system Type

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

Focus point
35mm full frame: 693 points (phase-detection AF)
APS-C mode with FF lens: 299 points (phase-detection AF)
with APS-C lens: 221 points (phase-detection AF) / 425 points (contrast-detection AF)

Sensitivity range
EV-4 to EV20 (ISO100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)

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

Focus area
Wide / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot / Expanded Flexible Spot / Tracking

Eye-start AF
Yes (only with LA-EA2 or LA-EA4 attached (Sold separately))

Eye AF
[Still images] Human (Right/Left Eye Select) / Animal [Movie] Human (Right/Left Eye Select)

Other features Predictive control

Focus lock
AF Track Sens. (Still)
AF Subj. Shift Sensitivity (Movie) AF Transition Speed (Movie) Switch V/H AF Area
AF Area Regist.
Circ. of Focus Point

AF illuminator
Yes (with Built-in LED type)

AF illuminator range
Approx. 0.3m – approx. 3.0m (with FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached)

AF micro adjustment
Yes, (Sold separately) with LA-EA2 or LA-EA4

Metering type
1200-zone evaluative metering

Metering sensor
Exmor R CMOS sensor

Metering sensitivity
EV-3 to EV20 (ISO100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)


Spot (Standard / Large)

Entire Screen Avg.

Highlight Exposure modes

AUTO (iAuto) Programmed AE (P) Aperture priority (A) Shutter-speed priority (S) Manual (M)

Movie (Programmed AE (P) / Aperture priority (A) / Shutter-speed priority (S) / Manual (M)) Slow & Quick Motion (Programmed AE (P) / Aperture priority (A) / Shutter-speed priority (s) / Manual (M))

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

Bracket: Cont., Bracket: Single, 3/5/9 frames selectable. (Ambient light, Flash light)

AE Lock
Locked when shutter button is pressed halfway. (On/Off/Auto)

ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exp. Index)
Still images: ISO 100-51200 (ISO numbers up from ISO 50 to ISO 204800 can be set as expanded ISO range.)
AUTO (ISO 100-12800, selectable lower limit and upper limit)
Movies: ISO 100-51200 equivalent(ISO numbers up ISO 102400 can be set as expanded ISO range.), AUTO (ISO 100-12800, selectable lower limit and upper limit)

Anti-flicker Shoot Yes Viewfinder Type

1.0 cm (0.39 type) electronic viewfinder (XGA OLED) Number of dots

2,359,296 dots Control function

Brightness, Color temperature Field coverage

1 Magnification

Approx. 0.59x (with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m) Diopter adjustment

-4.0 to +3.0m Eye point

Approx. 20mm from the eyepiece lens, 17.5mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m(CIPA standard)

Display function
Histogram, Real-time image-adjustment display, Digital level gauge, Grid line, Focus check, Peaking MF, Zebra, Movie marker

Finder Frame Rate selection
NTSC mode: STD 60fps / HI 120fps, PAL mode: STD 50fps / HI 100fps

LCD screen Type
7.5cm (3.0-type) type TFT

Touch panel
Yes (Touch shutter / Touch focus / Touch pad / Touch tracking)

Number of dots (total) 921,600 dots

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

Display function
Histogram, Real-time image-adjustment display, Digital level gauge, Grid line, Focus check, Peaking MF, Zebra, Movie marker, For viewfinder, Monitor Off

Adjustable angle
Opening Angle: Approx. 176 Degree, Rotation Angle: Approx. 270 Degree

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

Face detection Modes
Face Priority in AF, Face Priority in Multi Metering, Regist. Faces Priority

Interval recording Yes


Bright Monitoring Yes

Copyright Info Yes

Set File Name Yes

Help guide Yes

Video Light Mode Yes
Zoom Ring Rotate Yes

Clear Image Zoom Still images Approx. 2x

Clear Image Zoom Movies
Approx. 1.5x (4K), Approx. 2x (HD)

Smart zoom (Still images)
35mm full frame: M: approx. 1.5x, S: approx. 2x / APS-C: M: approx. 1.3x, S: approx. 2x

Digital zoom (Still images)
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

Shutter Type
Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type

Shutter Type
Mechanical shutter / Electronic shutter

Shutter speed
Still images (Mechanical Shutter): 1/4000 to 30 sec., Bulb, Still images (Electronic Shutter): 1/8000 to 30 sec., Bulb, Movies (NTSC mode) : 1/4000 to 1/4 (1/3 steps), up to 1/60 in AUTO mode (up to 1/30 in Auto slow shutter mode), Movies (PAL mode) : 1/4000 to 1/4 (1/3 steps), up to 1/50 in AUTO mode (up to 1/25 in Auto slow shutter mode)

Flash sync. Speed 1/160 sec.

Silent Shooting
Yes (ON/OFF)

Image stabilization Type
Image Sensor-Shift mechanism with 5-axis compensation (Compensation depends on lens specifications)

Compensation effect (Still images)
5 stops (based on CIPA standard. Pitch/yaw shake only. With Planar T* FE 50mm F1.4 ZA lens mounted. Long exposure NR off.)

Image stabilization Mode On / Off

Flash Control Pre-flash TTL

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

Flash modes Flash off

Slow Sync.
Rear Sync.
Red-eye reduction (on/off selectable Wireless

Hi-speed sync.

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

FE level lock Yes

Wireless control
Yes (Light signal: Available with Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Hi-speed sync. / Radio signal: Available with Fill-flash, Rear Sync., Slow Sync., Hi-speed sync.)

Drive modes
Single Shooting

Continuous shooting (Hi+/Hi/Mid/Lo selectable) Self-timer
Self-time (Cont.)
Bracket: Single

Bracket: Cont.
White Balance bracket DRO bracket

10 sec. delay / 5 sec. delay / 2 sec. delay / Continuous self-time / Bracketing self-timer

Speed (approx., max.)
Continuous shooting: Hi+: 10 fps, Hi: 8 fps, Mid: 6 fps, Lo: 3 fps

No. of frame recordable (approx.)
JPEG Extra fine L: over 215 frames
JPEG Fine L: over 223 frames
JPEG Standard L: over 216 frames
RAW: over 115 frames
RAW & JPG: over 86 frames
RAW (Uncompressed): over 45 frames
RAW (Uncompressed) & JPG: over 39 frames

Playback Modes
Single (with or without shooting information Y RGB histogram & highlight / shadow warning) Index view
Enlarged display mode (L: 18.8x, M: 12.3x, S: 9.4x)
Auto Review
Image orientation
Folder selection (Date / Still / XAVC S HD / XAVC S 4K)
Display as Group

Photo Capture Yes

PC interface
Mass-storage / MTP

USB Type-C Terminal
Yes (SuperSpeed USB 5Gbps (USB 3.2) compatible)

Yes (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible)

Wireless LAN (built-in)
Yes (Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz band/5GHz band))

Yes (Bluetooth Standard Ver. 4.1 (2.4GHz band))

HDMI connector
HDMI micro connector (Type-D)
3840 x 2160 (30p / 25p / 24p) / 1920 x 1080 (60p / 50p / 24p) / 1920 x 1080 (60i / 50i), YCbCr 4:2:2 8bit / RGB 8bit

Multi Interface Shoe
Yes (with Digital Audio Interface)

Mic Terminal
Yes (3.5 mm Stereo minijack)

Headphone Terminal
Yes (3.5 mm Stereo minijack)

Remote Control (Wireless)
Yes (Bluetooth remote control)

FTP Transfer Func. (Wi-Fi)

View on Smartphone
Remote control via Smartphone NFC One-touch remote
NFC One-touch sharing
PC Remote
BRAVIA Sync (Control for HDMI) PhotoTV HD

Built-in, stereo

Built-in, monaural

Compatible standards
Exif Print, Print Image Matching III, DPOF setting

Custom key settings Yes

My Menu Yes

My Dial Settings Yes

Reg Cust Shoot Set Yes

Programmable Setting
Yes (Body 3 sets /memory card 4 sets)

Lens compensation
Peripheral Shading, Chromatic Aberration, Distortion

One rechargeable battery pack NP-FZ100

Still images
Approx. 680 shots (Viewfinder) / approx. 740 shots (LCD monitor) (CIPA standard)

Movies (actual recording)
Approx. 140 min. (Viewfinder) / Approx. 140 min. (LCD monitor) (CIPA standard)

Movies (continuous recording)
Approx. 220 min. (Viewfinder) / Approx. 215 min. (LCD monitor) (CIPA standard)

Internal battery charge Yes

USB power supply Yes

With Viewfinder
Still images: approx. 2.9W (with FE 28-60mm F4-5.6 lens attached) Movies: approx. 4.5W (with FE 28-60mm F4-5.6 lens attached)

With LCD screen
Still images: approx. 2.7W (with FE 28-60mm F4-5.6 lens attached) Movies: approx. 4.6W (with FE 28-60mm F4-5.6 lens attached)

Operating temperature 0 – 40 Degree C

With battery and memory Card included Approx. 509g

Body only
Approx. 424g

Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 124.0 x 71.1 x 59.7mm
From Grip to Monitor: Approx. 124.0 x 71.1 x 53.5mm

via: Nokishita