Sony has announced the A7C, price tag $1,798, a new compact mirrorless camera that boasts many of the Sony A7 III’s specifications.
Inside the Sony A7C is a 24.2-megapixel Exmor R BSI CMOS sensor, which along with Sony’s BIONZ X image processor provides up to 15 stops of dynamic range.
A Fast Hybrid AF system offers 693 phase-detection points and 425 contrast detection areas. The Sony A7C AF system also supports Real-time Eye AF and Tracking AF technologies.
The Sony A7C also supports H.264/XAVC S 4:2:0 8-Bit 4K UHD video recording at up to 30p and Full HD recording at up to 120p for slow motion movies.
Also, users can use the same S-Log2 Gamma Curve that is found on high end Sony Cinema cameras that squeezes up to 1300% more dynamic range into the video signal then traditional REC709, for increased post-production flexibility.
HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma) support is also available for HDR recording within a wide color gamut and, in addition to S-Log2, S-Log3 is also available for producing an effective 14-stop dynamic range with increased grading control in the shadow to mid-tone regions of the image.
The Sony A7C also features 5-axis in-body image stabilisation, which compensates for up to five stops of shake.
Other features include 10fps burst shooting and a native sensitivity range of ISO 50 to 204,800.
Slimmer than other Sony A7 series camera bodies, the A7C is narrower with an offset viewfinder and a streamlined top plate. Sony has re-positioned the electronic viewfinder, which provides 2.36m-dot resolution. The new Sony camera also boasts a 3-inch, 921.6k-dot vari-angle touchscreen LCD.
The Sony A7C also incorporates WiFi and Bluetooth capability, and Sony says its battery hold 740 shots per charge with the LCD or 680 with the EVF.
You can pre-order the new Sony A7C at retailers such as B&H Photo Video and Park Cameras.
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