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Sony Alpha A7R
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Sony Alpha A7R Digital Camera

MILC 36.3MP CMOS 4x Jan 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Digital Zoom Release Date
Sony, one of the world's leading makers of image sensors, combined its top new technologies to achieve the highest resolution and image quality in history. This revolutionary 35mm full-frame Exmor... More
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39 Reasons For

Twenty-One Industry Awards

Amongst MILC cameras that were launched in the last 12 months, this camera is one of the most awarded by expert review sites.

This MILC digital camera was given a "Highly Recommended" award by Ephotozine, Camera Labs, Lydogbilde.no, Ljudochbild.se and Lydogbillede.dk all of whom thought that this Sony digital camera was great.

The editors of five more expert review sites all decided that this Sony digital camera was superb and gave it their highest award. This digital camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from PC Mag, Digitaltrends.com, Photoreview.com.au, Reviewed.com and Fotomaniak.pl.

The reviewers at Trusted Reviews, Hardwarezone.com.ph, Tek.no and Fotovideo.nu all wrote that concluded that they would recommend this MILC digital camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The reviewers at two additional expert review sites both wrote that this Sony digital camera was outstanding and gave it one of their highest awards. This digital camera received a "Gold" award from both What Digital Camera and DP Review.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this camera is 88% based on fifty-six expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review and CNET.com.

User Reviews Are Good

Alpha A7R owners on average rated this camera 84%.

Easy to Use

Some people who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use. Akm47 wrote in their review of this digital camera three years ago “I went through 3 copies to find one without some problems connected to the poor quality control” however they rated it 60 out of 100. Expert review site Photoreview.com.au rated it 4 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera two years ago “Sophisticated electronic viewfinders are much easier to use when record”. Dp Review said “Great control layout”.

Several customers considered that the product was easy to handle. Earwicker wrote in their review three years ago “It handles beautifully” and scored it 5 stars. Digitaltrends.com mentioned in their review of the Sony Alpha A7R two years ago “Refined body design with improved handling characteristics” and rated it 5 stars. Digitalversus.com said in their review on expert website Digital Versus “Lightweight build ensure first-rate handling”.

Some customers who reviewed it thought it was easy to use the menus. Two years ago Davipix said “No comments.* Excellent responsiveness of the dials, good menu (a small step for mankind” but in spite of that they scored it 60 out of 100.

Several Sony Alpha A7R owners who reviewed it concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Digitalversus.com wrote in their review of the Sony Alpha A7R “A more comfortable viewfinder and a hybrid shutter”. Dp Review said in their review of the Sony Alpha A7R on DP Review “Big, comfortable, goodquality viewfinder”.

One Sony Alpha A7R owner who reviewed it considered that it was easy to setup. Sam said on Amazon in January last year “Works very well, easy to setup and very flexible” in his review.

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Good Product Quality

Fourty-four Sony Alpha A7R owners who purchased it agreed that it was good quality. Amazon Customer said “Very well made cage/rig” in their review of this digital camera and scored the product very highly. Davipix mentioned “Everything looks well made, quality in every detail” however they gave it a rating of 60 out of 100. Earwicker mentioned “And the image quality is simply spectacular, helped by the new Zeiss FE lenses, which offer giddying sharpness” in their review of the Sony Alpha A7R and scored the product very highly.

Good Size

A number of Sony Alpha A7R owners who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was compact. Niall Mc Nally wrote “Really love the quality & compact nature of Tilta cage” in their Sony Alpha A7R review. Cnet.com mentioned on expert website CNET.com three years ago “The Sony Alpha ILCE-7R is great, compact alternative to entry-level full-frame cameras from Nikon”. Cnet.com also said “Overall the Sony A7R II is a great camera for folks who need a high-resolution full-frame model in a more compact design than a dSLR”.

A few people mentioned that it was a good body shape. Two years ago Shutterbug.com wrote “It has a revised body design” in their review of this digital camera. Dp Review wrote three years ago “Rugged weather sealed body” in their review of this digital camera. Dp Review also wrote “Small body with good ergonomics”.

Some customers who purchased the product said that it was lightweight. Three years ago expert website Stuff.tv mentioned “The A7R may be small and (relatively) lightweight.” in their Sony Alpha A7R review. Stuff.tv also mentioned “It's compact and lightweight”. Expert review site Amateurphotographer.co.uk wrote “Putting it in a small and lightweight camera body is certainly a recipe for success”.

Two customers who bought this digital camera agreed that it was a good weight. Dxomark.com said in their review of the Sony Alpha A7R “Given the Sony's small size, low weight and outstanding sens”. One Sony Alpha A7R reviewer who purchased the product mentioned that it was heavy and bulky. Davipix mentioned in their review “Good size, not bulky at all, good weight, not too heavy, not too light”.

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Nice Design

A few Sony Alpha A7R owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was a good design. Akm47 said in their review of the Sony Alpha A7R on Amazon “Nice design, great idea.”.

Some Sony Alpha A7R owners agreed that it was good looking. Am said “Proud to own such a beautiful camera” in their review of this digital camera. Amazon Customer mentioned “Beautiful and functional” in their review of this digital camera. Three years ago Honest Hari mentioned in their review of this digital camera “I jumped out to take shots of this particularly nice looking one”.

One Sony Alpha A7R reviewer concluded that the product was smooth. Last year Amazon Customer gave the product a score of 5 stars and said on Amazon “And the deleivery went easy and smooth” in their review. One customer said in their reviews that it was ergonomic.

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Robust

Some Sony Alpha A7R reviewers concluded that the product was well made. Davipix wrote “All on its place and well built, as you could expect at this high level.” however they only scored the product 60 out of 100. Three years ago Ephotozine.com mentioned “The Sony Alpha A7R is a feature packed camera, with a high resolution 36 megapixel full-frame sensor, full HD video, built in Wi-Fi” and scored it 5 stars. Expert website Stuff.tv scored this digital camera very highly and mentioned in their review “Chunky grip are as solid as you'll find on a consumer camer”.

A few customers who purchased this digital camera concluded that it was reliable. Justice Peace wrote on Amazon “Even my Leica M9 was 100% reliable”. Re.peter rated the product 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review “Detailed prints up to 24" x 16" (A2) in size without resorting to the lottery of interpolation)+ Mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras usually boast reliably high levels of exposure”.

A number of Sony Alpha A7R reviewers who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was strong and durable. Re.peter wrote on Amazon “Closing very frequently, I can assure you!) doesn't look or feel particularly sturdy (* The new Zeiss Loxia lenses have been developed independently (by Zeiss), are being sold separately (by Zeiss”.

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Good Quality Pictures

A few people who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was able to produce good images. Earwicker said “The camera puts a state of the art full frame image sensor in an incredibly small, light unit”. Three years ago J. Gale said “The lens with the adapter they give me acceptable photos for exhibition prints, even at the moment” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Michael J. Davies wrote “Brilliant landscape photography camera with a good lens.” .

Several Sony Alpha A7R owners who reviewed it agreed that it had a good image sensor. Three years ago Earwicker said in their review of this digital camera “The Fuji has an APS-C sensor and a fixed pancake lens.”. Earwicker also said “It defaults to 1/focal length, which is too slow for these modern lens/sensor combinations”. Justice Peace wrote on Amazon “I think this is all down to the software because the Fuji has a much smaller sensor”.

Thirteen Sony Alpha A7R owners mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good picture resolution. Honest Hari wrote three years ago “For fast shooting and any long video work in any kind of heat don't purchase the A7r”. Justice Peace mentioned on Amazon “Given enough time to focus by zooming in via the C1 button it is possible to achieve excellent resolution and sharpness” but despite that they only gave the product a score of 3 stars. Cnet.com scored it 4 stars and mentioned on expert review site CNET.com “As long as you don't need fast autofocus or great burst shooting” in their Sony Alpha A7R review.

A few Sony Alpha A7R owners wrote in their reviews that the Sony Alpha A7R had a good ISO range. Davipix mentioned “I love the Auto ISO as well.”. Dp Review wrote three years ago “Amazing high ISO performance for a high-resolution camera” in their review of the Sony Alpha A7R. Dp Review also wrote “Small size, incredible low ISO fullframe image quality, excellent viewfinder quality, tiltangle LCD, button customisation”.

One person concluded that the product was good in low light. Steves-Digicams.com said on Steve's Digicams “Accurate AFAmazing image quality Outstanding low-light performanceHigh Res 3.0-inch LCD tilts for tou” in their review of the Sony Alpha A7R.

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Good Quality Lens

A number of people agreed that the Sony Alpha A7R had a good lens. Phillip a J Jesson mentioned in his review of the Sony Alpha A7R on Amazon “That was probably down to the superb SEL70200G lens”. Four years ago Photographyblog.com said on PhotographyBlog.com “Is also officially the world's smallest, lightest interchangeable lens camera with a full-frame sensor” in their Sony Alpha A7R review. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com said “Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 ($1098) If you enjoy macro photography, this high-end lens delivers outstanding quality” .

Several Sony Alpha A7R owners wrote that it had a good autofocus. Two years ago Justice Peace wrote “Under good studio lighting and given enough time to focus by zooming in via the C1 button it is possible to achieve excellent resolution” in their Sony Alpha A7R review. Expert website Digitalversus.com said in their review “The autofocus is fast in spite of the fact that it only uses a contrast” and rated the product 4 stars. Dp Review wrote “That's without any lenses, battery life could be improved as could auto focus performance, massive file sizes require decent storage space”.

Two Sony Alpha A7R owners thought the product had a good zoom. Honest Hari mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Where is the zoom up to 120mm? I think Sony needs to get its act together for its loyal customers”. P D Wardle mentioned on Amazon “It is not too heavy with a standard zoom fitted nor unduly bulky”.

Two customers said that the product had a good image stabiliser. Two years ago Digitaltrends.com wrote in their Sony Alpha A7R review “Superb 5-axis image stabilisation to correct for camera shake”. In the same month Imaging-Resource.com wrote on expert review site Imaging Resource.com “This new "R" model also gains Sony's impressive 5-axis sensor-shift image stabilization that was introduced with the A7 II” in their Sony Alpha A7R review.

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Good Video Capture

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that the Sony Alpha A7R was good for video recording. Justice Peace wrote “This is a fantastic video camera”. Phillip a J Jesson wrote “The wedding couple were impressed and preferred the the video over the professional wedding photographer's lol” in his Sony Alpha A7R review and gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars. Videomaker.com mentioned “Here are our first impressions on its full frame 4K Video capabilities” in their review.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Twelve customers who purchased it considered that it was mirrorless. Davipix wrote on Amazon two years ago “Some later the DSC-RX1R, both full frame, mirrorless and sporting a 35mm fixed lens”. Expert website Pcmag.com said in their Sony Alpha A7R review “The Sony Alpha 7R is a full-frame mirrorless camera with an amazing 36-megapixel image sensor” and scored it 5 stars. Ephotozine.com said on Ephotozine three years ago “The Sony Alpha A7R offers a 36 megapixel full-frame sensor, in a compact mirrorless weather-sealed body” and gave the Sony Alpha A7R a rating of 5 stars.

Some Sony Alpha A7R owners who purchased it concluded that it had a good viewfinder. Davipix mentioned on Amazon “A big leap for Sony), enough customizable buttons, very good viewfinder (could be better with a bit more of magnification even though)” in their Sony Alpha A7R review. Ephotozine.com scored it 5 stars and wrote on expert website Ephotozine “A high resolution electronic viewfinder as well as a tilting screen, all packed into a compact metal weather” in their Sony Alpha A7R review. Shutterbug.com said “An excellent viewfinder” in their review.

One person who reviewed this digital camera thought it had an electronic viewfinder. Dp Review mentioned in their review of the Sony Alpha A7R three years ago “Excellent OLED EVF”.

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Acceptable Noise Level

Some Sony Alpha A7R reviewers who reviewed it considered that it was noisy. Two years ago Justice Peace wrote in their Sony Alpha A7R review on Amazon “The results are not good - very noisy images”. Ephotozine.com said in their review on expert review site Ephotozine “The Sony Alpha A7R Mark II is the World's first full-frame camera with a 42.4 megapixel backlit CMOS sensor, which should deliver improved noise performance”.

One person who reviewed it reckoned that it was quiet. Phillip a J Jesson wrote in his Sony Alpha A7R review “The shutter is loud when in quiet environments.I was recently at a wedding”.

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Reasonably Priced

A number of Sony Alpha A7R reviewers who reviewed the Sony Alpha A7R considered that it was good value for money. Earwicker mentioned “It's very reasonably priced too” in their review of the Sony Alpha A7R. Sam said on Amazon “On the whole I think this is good value” in his review and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Cameralabs.com said in their review of the Sony Alpha A7R on expert review site Camera Labs “Announced in October 2013 alongside the more affordable A7, they are the World's smallest” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

One customer who purchased the Sony Alpha A7R thought it was a bargain for the price. Justice Peace mentioned in their Sony Alpha A7R review on Amazon “The cheap optional remote control is very useful”.

One customer reckoned that it was cheap. Dp Review mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Poor battery life, some autofocus inaccuracy and less capable than the more budget 7, full FE lens system yet to materialise, high ISO quality not classleading”.

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Sony Cameras Have Good Reviews

Based on 13,635 expert and owner reviews, Sony has good reviews for its digital cameras. Sony also has good reviews specifically within its MILC cameras range compared to other brands.

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Good Connectivity

One person concluded that the Sony Alpha A7R was good in terms of HDMI connections. Andi wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Missing screws and correct micro HDMI protector”. One Sony Alpha A7R owner said in their reviews that it was wifi compatible.

Good Support

Several people who reviewed it mentioned that it had good technical guidance. P D Wardle mentioned on Amazon “Can be supplemented by additional manual fine focus”. Dp Review said on DP Review three years ago “Focus peaking makes manual focus easy”.

Good Technical Features

Several Sony Alpha A7R owners reckoned that it had good features. Dp Review mentioned on DP Review “Sony Alpha ILCE 7R delivers some of the best image quality we've seen for under 3 000 in a great shooting design and feature set”. Expert review site Reviewed.com said “The extensive feature set, massive resolution”.

Good Flash

One customer who reviewed this digital camera thought it had a good flash. Two years ago Michael J. Davies wrote “Terrible battery life, awkward position of the Menu and Magnify buttons, no flash, poor position of shutter release (fixed in A7 II), few lenses available”.

Good Battery Life

A few customers who purchased the Sony Alpha A7R concluded that it had a good battery life. Ian_c rated it 5 stars and mentioned “Hi I'm not writing hear to review this fabulous camera.I just want to tell you all out there about the battery life and better batters that last much longer”. Justice Peace wrote on Amazon “I was using a genuine Sony battery with 90% charge” in their review of this digital camera nonetheless they rated the Sony Alpha A7R 60 out of 100. Dp Review wrote in their review of this digital camera “Battery life could be better”.

Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Alpha A7R supports Full HD video, which is unusual. Most of the other MILC cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Alpha A7R do not support Full HD video.

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Very High Megapixel

The Alpha A7R has a very high megapixel (36.3 megapixels) compared to most of the other new digital cameras. The lowest megapixel of latest digital cameras is 12MP and the highest is 37MP.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Sony Alpha A7R supports wi-Fi, as do most of the other MILC cameras that are a comparable age to the Alpha A7R.

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on MILC cameras that were released in the last 12 months.

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Electrical Viewfinder Type

Most compact cameras do not have enough space to accommodate an optical viewfinder and use the display screen on the back as an electrical viewfinder.

This camera's viewfinder (electrical) is actually the best viewfinder across all cameras that are a similar age to the Alpha A7R.

An Electronic viewfinder type is the worst viewfinder across comparable types of camera.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The Alpha A7R has a greater number of supported image formats than most recently released digital cameras. This Sony camera supports a RAW image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by new MILC cameras. The image formats supported "JPG" is also supported by this camera.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This camera has an Electronic camera shutter type, which is the most frequently found camera shutter type on latest similar spec cameras.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The Alpha A7R has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most MILC cameras that have been on the market for the last year. This Sony digital camera has a Micro HDMI connector type, which is the most commonly found HDMI connector type found on MILC cameras that have been around for the last year.

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Stereo Audio System

This digital camera has a Stereo audio system, which is typical of many digital cameras that came out in the last year.

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Very Many Total Megapixels

Latest cameras have total megapixelss of between 13MP and 37MP, and the average total megapixels is 21MP. When compared to other latest digital cameras that we have assessed, the Alpha A7R's total megapixels of 36.8 megapixels is one of the most.

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7360 X 4912 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Sony Alpha A7R has a 7360 x 4912 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution found on most cameras that are a similar age to it. Across all latest digital cameras the image resolution ranges from 2560 х 1280 pixels (worst) to 7680 x 5120 pixels (best).

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Has Nine White Balances

The Sony Alpha A7R has a greater number of white balance modes than most digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This Sony digital camera has a Flash white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on MILC cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Alpha A7R. The white balances "Auto", "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent", "Shade" and "Underwater" are also found on this Sony camera.

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Has Four Photo Effectss

The number of photo effects found on the Sony Alpha A7R is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. This Sony camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most frequently found photo effects found on MILC cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Alpha A7R. The photo effectss "Neutral", "Sepia" and "Vivid" are also found on this digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

This digital camera supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480|1440 x 1080|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many MILC cameras that have been available for the last year. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The number of light exposure modes found on the Alpha A7R is more than most MILC cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This digital camera has an Aperture priority AE light exposure modes, which is the most frequently found light exposure modes found on MILC cameras that have been around for the last year. The light exposure modess "Auto", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this Sony digital camera.

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Supports Twenty-Five ISO Sensitivitys

The Alpha A7R has a greater number of ISO speeds than most latest MILC cameras. This camera supports 25 and 600 ISO sensitivitys, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by MILC cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Alpha A7R. The ISO sensitivitys "100", "125", "160", "200", "250", "320", "400", "500", "640", "800", "1000", "1250", "1600", "2000", "2250", "2500", "3200", "4000", "5000", "6400", "8000", "10000", "12800" and "16000" are also supported by this Sony camera.

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Features Two Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The Alpha A7R has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most MILC cameras that have been around for the last year. This camera features a Continuous Auto Focus auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most frequently featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on recently released MILC cameras. The auto focusing (AF) modes "Single Auto Focus" is also featured on this Sony digital camera.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is the most commonly found focus adjustment on new MILC cameras.

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LCD Display

This digital camera has an LCD display, which is the most commonly found display on latest comparable spec digital cameras. LCD is the most common display type used in digital cameras. LCD displays are relatively cheap to manufacture but their limitations lie in narrow viewing angles and the displays do not perform well in direct sunlight.

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14 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other MILC cameras that came out in the last year, the Alpha A7R does not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not Waterproof

The Sony Alpha A7R is not waterproof. Most of the other new MILC cameras are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Alpha A7R, the Sony Alpha A7R does not have an image stabilizer.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other recently released comparable spec digital cameras, the Alpha A7R is not 3D.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

Like most of the other MILC cameras that came out in the last year, the Alpha A7R does not support video capability.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Alpha A7R does not have a built-in flash. Most of the other MILC cameras that came out in the last 12 months also do not have a built-in flash.

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Heavy

With a weight of 407 grams, the Alpha A7R is fairly heavy compared to most of the other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Alpha A7R. The lightest recently released MILC digital camera is 230g and the heaviest is 630g.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 52.5 millimeters, the Alpha A7R has one of the shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s amongst MILC cameras of this age. The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Alpha A7R is 52mm and the longest is 120mm.

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Only Features Five Flash Modess

The Alpha A7R has a greater number of flash modes than most digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for the last year. The flash modess "Fill-in", "Flash off", "Pre-flash" and "Red-eye reduction" are also featured on this Sony camera.

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Only 1440x1080@25fps Resolution At Capture Speed

The Sony Alpha A7R has a higher resolution at capture speeds than most digital cameras that came out in the last 12 months. This Sony digital camera has a 1440x1080@25fps resolution at capture speed, whereas most digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it have a 1920x1080@30fps resolution at capture speed. This digital camera also have a resolution at capture speed of 640x480@25fps and 640x480@30fps. The worst resolution at capture speeds of all comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Alpha A7R is 320x240@25fps and the best is 1920x1080@120fps.

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Only Features Three Light Meterings

The Sony Alpha A7R has a greater number of light metering modes than most MILC cameras that came out in the last year. This Sony digital camera features an Spot light metering, which is the most frequently featured light metering featured on latest comparable spec digital cameras. The light meterings "Centre-weighted" and "Evaluative (Multi-pattern)" are also featured on this Sony camera.

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Very Low Motion JPEG Frame Rate

With a motion JPEG frame rate of only 30 frames per second, the Sony Alpha A7R has one of the lower motion JPEG frame rates amongst similar spec cameras of this age. The average motion JPEG frame rate of new similar spec cameras is 41fps, and the motion JPEG frame rates range from 30fps to 60fps.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

At only 921,600 pixels, the Sony Alpha A7R has a quite low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other MILC cameras that have been on the market for the last year. The display resolution (numeric)s of recently released MILC cameras range from 460,000 pixels to 1,700,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 1,000,000 pixels.

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Very Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

When compared to other recently released MILC cameras that we have checked, the Alpha A7R's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 52.5 millimeters is one of the longest. The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Alpha A7R range from 18mm to 53mm.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony Alpha A7R

Released Over a Year Ago

This camera has been on the market for over a year.

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Sony Alpha A7R has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other MILC cameras that were released around the same time as the Alpha A7R.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

SD compatible memory cards

This digital camera supports an MS PRO Duo|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on recently released comparable spec digital cameras. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Sony Alpha A7R has a relatively average digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other new similar spec digital cameras.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels
Image Stabilizer Location
Sensor Format
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Fixed Focal Length
Lens Type
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Lens Mount Interface
Number of Diaphragm Blades
Filter Size
Mounting Type
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Exposure Correction
Pre-Flash
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Screen Size
Magnification
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
USB Connector Type
HDMI
Microphone in
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Headphone Outputs
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Dioptre Correction
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Lens Weight
Lens Length
Lens Diameter
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Type
Battery Capacity
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Carrying Case
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Technical Details
Image Processor

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Product Identifiers

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Canon EOS M3 vs Sony Alpha A7R

Canon EOS M3 vs Sony Alpha A7R
Canon EOS M3 Sony Alpha A7R
£ 316.30
Hugely Better Review from Portablegear.nl
User Reviews Are Better
23.5mm Shorter Minimum Focal Length
16 Smaller Maximum Aperture
Hugely Worse Review from Techradar
Hugely Worse Review from Straitstimes.com

Sony Alpha A6000 vs Sony Alpha A7R

Sony Alpha A6000 vs Sony Alpha A7R
Sony Alpha A6000 Sony Alpha A7R
£ 429.00
Vastly Better Portablegear.nl Review
Significantly Shorter Minimum Focal Length
Two More Awards
Better User Reviews
Vastly Worse Digitaltrends.com Review
Older by Over One Year

Lumix DMC-GF7 vs Alpha A7R

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 vs Sony Alpha A7R
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 Sony Alpha A7R
£ 319.00
Digital Versus Review is Significantly Better
Les Numeriques.com Review is Significantly Better
Two Times Shorter Minimum Focal Length
Better User Reviews
Stuff.tv Review is Significantly Worse
Hugely Lower Megapixel Count
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