Sony has declared the A7C, a new digital camera that is by far the smallest model nonetheless in its Alpha vary of entire-body mirrorless cameras. The A7C looks additional like a person of Sony’s APS-C types like the A6400 than an A7, adopting a more compact physique with the electronic viewfinder on the major still left corner of the camera’s back panel, rangefinder-style.
The A7C steps 124.0mm x seventy one.1mm x fifty nine.7mm and weighs 509g. It has a 24.two-megapixel total-body sensor with in-overall body graphic stabilization and a standard ISO variety of up to 51,two hundred. It can shoot up to 10fps with autoexposure, and it’s able of 4K/30fps or 1080p/120fps video, both of those at up to 100Mbps. The overall body has USB-C, Wi-Fi, and a vari-angle 3-inch 921,000-dot Lcd.
Sony has formulated a new package lens designed to pair with the A7C when applied together, the business describes the blend as “the world’s smallest and lightest full-body camera method.” (Sigma may consider difficulty with that wording.) It’s a 28-60mm f4-5.6 zoom which is just 45mm very long when retracted.
The A7C is priced at $one,799 system-only, which is $two hundred a lot less than 2018’s A7 III, the digital camera that it is technically closest to. But the A7 III is a couple of years outdated now and greatly obtainable at discounted rates, and it may be a much better choice for anybody who prioritizes viewfinder dimensions or normal ergonomics.
As much as the opposition goes, the A7C is heading up specifically towards Panasonic’s new $1,999 Lumix S5, an additional compact 24-megapixel complete-frame digital camera. But there are a lot more very affordable options out there — Nikon’s Z5 is $one,399.95 and arrives with a related collapsible package zoom lens for $1,699.ninety five, fewer than the Sony physique by itself. Canon’s EOS RP is even much less pricey these times, nevertheless it’s quite a bit much larger.
Nonetheless, Sony has the most effective native entire-body mirrorless lens vary out there by virtue of beating all people else to sector by a couple of decades. If you want a tiny digital camera entire body to consider gain of that, the A7C could be a persuasive option. It’ll go on sale up coming thirty day period for $1,799 or $2,099 with the new kit zoom lens.