At A Glance

A complex, well-made camera with tons of controls, the A700 takes exceptionally sharp, well-exposed shots.

Manufacturer’s Description

Enjoy impressive wide-angle capability and midrange telephoto shots with the included SAL-1870 lens on your brand-new Sony (alpha) DSLR-A700 camera. Broaden your horizons with emotional perspectives and let your creativity flow - with 12.2 Megapixels resolution to capture the full imaging precision of Sony zoom lenses, Carl Zeiss lenses and legacy Minolta a-mount lenses. Quick response, creative style modes and high-speed shooting help you capture your creative vision, while Super SteadyShot image stabilization conveniently works with every lens. For improved picture quality and reduced blur, the Eye-Start®g Autofocus system uses an 11-point center twin-cross AF sensor for phenomenal results. All of this combined with Sony's innovative Anti-Dust Technology and a rugged magnesium alloy body and you have the ultimate DSLR for serious photo enthusiasts and amateurs alike.

The Specs

Battery Information
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Interfaces/Ports
HDMI Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 3.00 "
Effective Camera Resolution 12.2 Megapixels
Exposure
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/8000 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 30 Second
Flash
Flash Modes Auto Flash, Red-eye Reduction
General Information
Manufacturer Sony Corporation
Manufacturer Part Number DSLR-A700K
UPC Code 027242714151
Brand Name Sony
Product Name alpha DSLR-A700 Digital SLR Camera
Marketing Information

Enjoy impressive wide-angle capability and midrange telephoto shots with the included SAL-1870 lens on your brand-new Sony (alpha) DSLR-A700 camera. Broaden your horizons with emotional perspectives and let your creativity flow - with 12.2 Megapixels resolution to capture the full imaging precision of Sony zoom lenses, Carl Zeiss lenses and legacy Minolta a-mount lenses. Quick response, creative style modes and high-speed shooting help you capture your creative vision, while Super SteadyShot image stabilization conveniently works with every lens. For improved picture quality and reduced blur, the Eye-Start®g Autofocus system uses an 11-point center twin-cross AF sensor for phenomenal results. All of this combined with Sony's innovative Anti-Dust Technology and a rugged magnesium alloy body and you have the ultimate DSLR for serious photo enthusiasts and amateurs alike.

Product Model DSLR-A700
Product Type Digital SLR Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 4288 x 2856
Lens
Optical Zoom 3.9 x
Focus Modes Auto, Manual
Memory
Memory Card Supported Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick PRO Duo, CompactFlash (CF) Card
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • alpha DSLR-A700 Digital SLR Camera
  • SAL-1870 DT 18-70mm f/3.5-5.6 Zoom Lens
  • M-series Lithium-Ion Battery (NP-FM500H)
  • Battery Charger with cord (AC-VQ900AM)
  • Wireless Remote Commander (RMT-DSLR1)
  • Video Cable
  • USB Cable
  • Shoulder strap with eyepiece cap and Remote Commander clip
  • Body cap
  • Accessory shoe cap
  • Software CD-ROM
Network & Communication
GPS No
Physical Characteristics
Camera Assembly Body with Lens Kit
Height 4.1"
Width 5.6"
Depth 3.1"
Weight (Approximate) 16.0 oz
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type SLR
Warranty
Limited Warranty 1 Year

Performance

Performance (New)
Exposure Good
Color Fair
Sharpness Good
Distortion Good
Performance
Image Quality, Distortion--Noise 77.5
Image Quality, Exposure--Flash 59.5
Image Quality, Exposure--Normal 50.3
Number of Shots 500.0
Battery Life (minutes) 273.5
Image Quality Score Good
Image Quality, Distortion 65.7
Image Quality, Distortion--Sharp Interpolation 69.6
Image Quality, Exposure 53.0
Image Quality, Sharpness 46.5
Number of Batteries 1
Image Quality, Color--Auto 45.8
Image Quality, Overall 51.2
Image Quality, Color--Adjusted 56.6
Image Quality, Color 51.2
Image Quality, Distortion--Noise Reduction 72.9