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Sony NEX-7

Camera Labs Highly Recommended Techradar Best in Class DP Review Gold Ephotozine Highly Recommended
A multi award winning MILC camera with poor features
MILC 2.4MP Jan 2012
Camera Type Megapixels Release Date
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Sony NEX-7 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Sony NEX-7 number 914 across all digital cameras.
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384 Reviews + 25 Awards
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Missing Some Features
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5 Years Old
Overall Score
38
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 38?

It has very good expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with 94% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received 25 awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Hardwarezone.com.sg plus six other sites and a "Recommended" award from Lydogbilde.no plus five other sites. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Sony digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
The NEX-7 is missing some features:
Quite low megapixels sensor
Wide range of closest focusing distances depending on lens used

Sony NEX-7 Video Reviews


How Big is the Sony NEX-7?

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Sony NEX-7 size in context

Sony NEX-7 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

25 Industry Awards

Amongst digital cameras, this camera is one of the most highly awarded by camera experts.

The experts at review websites Hardwarezone.com.sg, CNET.com.au, Parentesis.com, Log.com.tr, Cnetfrance.fr, Digitaltrends.com and Photoreview.com.au all decided that this digital camera was marvellous and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

The experts at review sites Lydogbilde.no, M3.idg.se, Pcactual.com, Theregister.co.uk, Vido.com.ua and Akam.no all concluded that concluded that they would endorse this camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The experts at review sites Ephotozine and Camera Labs both strongly endorse this digital camera and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The experts at two additional expert review sites both thought that this camera was exceptional and gave it one of their highest awards. This digital camera received a "Gold" award from both Onfoto.ru and DP Review.

Three more expert review sites all thought that this Sony digital camera was very good. This camera received a "Silver" award from review website Fotovideo.nu and the writer at review site Itproportal.com gave it a "Best Buy" award and thought it was a sensible purchase. This Sony camera also received a "Platinum" award from review site Buy-N-Shoot.com.

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on 68 expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, DP Review, Ephotozine and Expert Reviews this camera has an overall expert rating of 84 out of 100. This means that experts think this Sony camera is one of the better digital cameras.

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User Reviews Are Excellent

Based on 316 user reviews the average user rating of this camera is exceptional. 181 reviewers (92% of all reviewers) gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 94% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Very Good Brand

We checked 32,324 expert and user reviews (including 10,628 verified purchases) for Sony digital cameras and found that on average Sony has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has very good ratings specifically for its digital cameras. 92% of those that bought a Sony digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Quite Low Megapixels Sensor

The Sony NEX-7's sensor megapixels of only 2.4MP is very low compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 2% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The megapixels of digital cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This Sony camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used.

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Wide Range of Closest Focusing Distances Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the closest focusing distance depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of closest focusing distances are possible with this camera.

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Wide Range of Maximum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This Sony digital camera has been on the market since January 2012.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony nex7kbrb
Barcodes 00027242833838, 04905524809350, 04905524809367, 04905524809374, 04905524809428, 04905524809466, 04905524809473, 04905524809480

Frequently Asked Questions About the Sony NEX-7

Moderately better user reviews
Higher megapixel
Better expert reviews
21 less awards

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