Sony Alpha A7R vs Sony DSC-RX1R

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Sony Alpha A7R
Sony DSC-RX1R

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
270 shots shots per battery charge Edit
The number of shots per battery charge on the Sony Alpha A7R is 270 shots, but the Sony DSC-RX1R only takes 220 shots shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Cheaper by $885
The Sony Alpha A7R costs $885 less than the Sony DSC-RX1R.
Fifteen more awards
The Sony Alpha A7R has 21 awards from expert review sites, whereas the Sony DSC-RX1R has 6 awards.
Better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Sony Alpha A7R is 89% based on 113 reviews, however the average rating of the Sony DSC-RX1R is 83% (based on 47 reviews).
1 Reason For
Considerably better user reviews
The average user review score of the Sony DSC-RX1R is 94%, but the average rating of the Sony Alpha A7R is 84% (based on 136 reviews).

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
Older by seven months
The Sony Alpha A7R is seven months older than the Sony DSC-RX1R.
User review Rating is considerably Worse
The Sony Alpha A7R's average user score is 84%, however the Sony DSC-RX1R's is 94% (based on 39 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
Only 220 shots shots per battery charge Edit
The Sony DSC-RX1R is a digital camera that takes 220 shots shots per battery charge, whereas the Sony Alpha A7R only takes 270 shots shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

More expensive by $885
The Sony DSC-RX1R is $885 more expensive than the Sony Alpha A7R.
Fifteen less awards
The Sony DSC-RX1R has only received 6 awards, however the Sony Alpha A7R has received 21 awards.
Expert review Rating is Worse
The Sony DSC-RX1R has an average expert score of 83%, but the Sony Alpha A7R has an average expert rating of 89% (based on 113 reviews).

Awards

21 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
Camera Labs: Highly Recommended
Digitaltrends.com: Editor's Choice
DP Review: Gold
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
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PC Mag: Editor's Choice
PhotographyBlog.com: Essential
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reviewed.com: Editor's Choice
tek.no: Recommended
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
What Digital Camera: Gold
6 Awards
Digitaltrends.com: Recommended Product
Ephotozine: Recommended
Imaging Resource.com: Dave's Pick
log.com.tr: Editor's Choice
PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
What Digital Camera: Gold

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

49 months Ago 41 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
BEST
Megapixel Count
24.3MP
BEST
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
BEST
Still Image Resolution
 6000 x 4000
 6000 x 3376
 3936 x 2624
 3936 x 2216
 2640 x 1760
 2640 x 1488
 6000 x 4000
 6000 x 3376
 3936 x 2624
 3936 x 2216
 2640 x 1760
 2640 x 1488
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
 7360 x 4912
BEST
 7360 x 4912
Image Format
 RAW
 JPG
 RAW
 JPG
BEST
Full-Frame Sensor Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 35.8 x 23.9
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
BEST

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
Maximum Waterproof Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Optical Zoom
2x
BEST
Digital Zoom
4x
BEST
Maximum Aperture
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Minimum Aperture
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Lens Mount Interface
 Sony E
 Sony E
Filter Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 49mm

Focusing

Auto Focus
 centre weighted
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 centre weighted
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
BEST
Auto Focus Point
25 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.2 - 0.35
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3 - ∞

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
BEST
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
ISO Speed
 100
 25600
 25
 100
 25600
 25
Maximum ISO Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 25,600
Minimum ISO Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 100
Light Metering Mode
 Centre-weighted
 Centre-weighted
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
BEST

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 30s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 1s

Flash

Flash Mode
 Fill-in
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
Flash Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.75 - 21.7

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
JPEG Frame Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 30fps
Video Format
 AVCHD
 AVC
 AVCHD
 AVC
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 640 x 480
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 640 x 480
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Audio Format
 AAC++
 AAC++

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS Micro (M2)
 MS Duo
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS Micro (M2)
 MS Duo
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
BEST

Display

Screen Size
3"
BEST
Display
 TFT
 TFT
BEST
Display Resolution
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,228,800 pixels

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Connector
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
BEST
USB Connector
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Underwater
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Underwater
Shooting Mode
 Auto
 Program
 Scene
 Movie
 Manual
 Auto
 Program
 Scene
 Movie
 Manual
Photo Effect
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Sepia
 Vivid
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Sepia
 Vivid
Self-Timer
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Processor
BIONZ X 1
Scene Mode
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Portrait
 Sports
 Sunset
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Portrait
 Sports
 Sunset

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
BEST
453g
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 65.4mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 69.6mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 113.3mm
Weight Including Battery
Unknown - Click to provide data 482g

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium
 Lithium
Supported Battery
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Battery Size
Unknown - Click to provide data NP-BX1
Shot Per Battery Charge
270 shots
BEST
220 shots

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
Sony PlayMemories Unknown - Click to provide data
Included Cable
 USB
 USB
BEST

Other Features

Interface
- USB 2.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimension
126.9 x 94.4 x 48.2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 2 - 22
Camera Shutter Speed Range
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Continuous Shooting Speed (max)
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
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