YOU ARE ALPHA
Alpha full-frame series
Set new standards in imagination, creativity and vision with Alpha
As our name suggests, Alpha has been redefining the landscape of photography for years. At Alpha, we believe that photography is an artform - and photographs are an expression of a photographer's creative vision, brought to life.
By putting the power of Alpha's innovations and technologies into photographers' hands, we empower you to fully focus on capturing the shots you envision, without worrying about the camera that's in your hands - making photography fun, effortless and driven by your passions and artistic visions.
Unleash your creativity with Sony Alpha.
Are you ready to be a trendsetter?
What sets Sony Alpha apart?
Our dedication to achieving breakthroughs.
Every Sony Alpha camera is designed with these
5 pillars of photography in mind:
"Anytime, anywhere" compactness,
meets mesmerising quality
Compact, lightweight and portability is essential to every photographer, as they give you the creative freedom to spot a great shot, then snap it immediately. This versatility is even more important when vlogging with one hand or when using with gimbal setup.
The spirit of a Pioneer.
When the Alpha 7 was introduced in 2013 - amidst a world of heavy and bulky DSLRs - it became the world's first full-frame mirrorless camera, delivering professional image quality in a compact package. Even till today, Sony Alpha has continued to lead the way, especially with Alpha 7C, which holds the title of the world's most compact and lightweight full-frame camera*.
*With an FE 28-60mm F4-5.6 lens mounted. Among full-frame interchangeable-lens digital cameras, in combination with an interchangeable zoom lens. As of September 2020 press announcement. Sony survey.
Ignite the storyteller within you
Photos have the unique ability to capture a moment in time, and to captivate audiences with this fleeting moment of beauty, splendour or emotion - empowering you to see instances that are easily missed by the naked eye.
When a camera's autofocus system is so reliable, you can focus on achieving the perfect composition, with full confidence that your camera has what it takes to capture genuine moments in a snap.
F2.5, 1/200 sec., ISO 4000
Do you like to work smart?
When it comes to autofocus performance, Sony Alpha leads the industry.
With real time tracking, Alpha delivers the world's fastest autofocus. We also made Eye autofocus popular with the world's first full frame mirrorless to feature Eye AF technology, allowing powerful emotions to be captured in breathtaking clarity.
We didn't stop there, as we revolutionised animal photography
with Animal Eye AF technology. All these are powered by our
constantly evolving AI algorithm, which analyses an incredible
amount of data in real time to easily recognize subjects. Combined
with Sony's Advanced Bionz X image processing engine, be
empowered with a camera that's fast, accurate and brilliant.
*Based on Sony research, measured using CIPA compliant guidelines, and internal measurement method
with an E 18 135mm F3.5 5.6 OSS lens mounted, Pre AF off and viewfinder in use.
What's more, Sony Alpha cameras are also the world's first and only full-frame mirrorless cameras
to feature blackout-free shooting for seamless, continuous shots.
Embrace the attitude of a perfectionist
With great resolution, comes great power - and possibilities. Whether it's capturing every vivid detail of a picturesque scene, or blowing up your subject to larger-than-life sizes, high resolutions give your photos more opportunities to impress.
Alpha 7R IV
FE600mm F4 GM OSS
F8, 1/1250 sec., ISO 800
Go Beyond What's Possible.
The Sony Alpha 7R IV has introduced photographers across the world to a new standard in photography. As the world's highest resolution full-frame camera, the Alpha 7R IV is pushing the boundaries of what's possible with a 35mm sensor - delivering resolution that exceeds full-frame standards.
Alpha cameras also provide wide dynamic range of up to
15 stops that ensures smooth, natural gradations
from landscapes to skin tones.
Alpha 7R IV
FE24mm F1.4 GM
F18, 1/160 sec., ISO 800
Do you see things differently?
See beyond what the human eye sees, and captivate audiences with gorgeous shots that highlight previously unseen details - even in incredibly dark environments.
Explore the unseen.
In this arena, Sony's sensor technology shines as the world's most selected image sensor. Our technological innovations take light sensitivity to the extreme - up to ISO 409600 - and with minimal noise. In fact, Sony image sensors are also used in advanced Hollywood production cameras.
Videographers choose Sony Alpha for its groundbreaking full-frame sensor,
which was the first full-frame camera capable of full pixel readouts in 4K video,
as well as Sony's advanced Bionz XR image processing engine
that allows you to shoot high frame rate videos
that look amazing - day or night.
View high quality video here.
Cameras as tough as you are
Reliability is the foundation that supports every other feature in your camera - whether it's speed, sensitivity or high-resolution shooting. To survive and excel in every environment you shoot in, your camera must be as durable as you are.
Sony Alpha showcases itself as a leader in reliability with cutting-edge battery technology that brings outstanding battery life to your shoots, delivering the world's longest battery life in a full-frame mirrorless camera with the Alpha 7 III. And if you need to continue shooting on an empty battery, most Sony Alpha cameras can be powered by USB.
Alpha's heat management capabilities are also constantly evolving to handle even the most rigorous shoots - keeping your image sensor and processing engine temperatures within normal operating range, enabling the 7S III to shoot continuously without overheating for more than 60 mins, even in 4k 60p. Additionally, most Alpha full-frame cameras are dust and moisture-resistant. And with two SD card slots for saving backup copies, you can be confident of always taking your precious shots home.
What's more, Sony Alpha cameras undergo stringent reliability testing - the Alpha 9 II, for example, records an outstanding 500,000 cycles. When professionals go on all-day, all-weather shoots, they're confident they can count on the reliability of their Sony Alpha.
Are you ready for the future?
Discover unlimited creative possibilities with Sony lenses
With Sony's expansive collection of more than 60 native e-mount lenses, you're sure to find something that meets your needs as a photographer and creative professional - whether it's our selection of versatile zoom lenses, large aperture prime lenses, or our other specialised lenses.
The beauty of one mount concept is that it gives you the flexibility of using any of your Sony lenses with any Sony camera, be it an ASPC, full-frame camera or professional camcorder. This empowers you to always use the best lens and camera for your shoot, wherever you are and whatever you're shooting. And when you upgrade your camera, you can be assured that your lenses will work perfectly with it, too.