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Sony Alpha A7R
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Sony Alpha A7R Digital Camera

$2,999.99
$1,699.99 $1,300.00 cheaper than 16 days ago
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Sony Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Sony cameras and also specifically for Sony digital cameras and found that in both cases Sony had good ratings compared to other brands.

7360 X 4912 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Alpha A7R has a 7360 x 4912 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 5184 x 3888 pixels maximum image resolution found on most cameras of this spec and age. Cameras that were launched around the same time as the Alpha A7R maximum image resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels to 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Has One White Balance Mode

The Alpha A7R has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras of this type and age. The most commonly found white balance mode is Auto, but this white balance mode is not found on this camera. The white balance modes Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent , Flash, Colour Temperature <2500 to 9900K> & colour filter , Custom, Underwater are also found on this Sony camera.

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13 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other cameras of this age and spec, the Alpha A7R does not have an image stabiliser.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Alpha A7R does not support Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Alpha A7R also do not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Alpha A7R does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other cameras that were launched around the same time as the Alpha A7R also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

The Sony Alpha A7R does not support video recording, although it is worth noting that most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Alpha A7R also do not support video recording.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Like most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Alpha A7R, the Alpha A7R does not have a built-in flash.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other digital cameras of this age and type, the Sony Alpha A7R is not waterproof.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Sony Alpha A7R is not 3D compatible. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the Alpha A7R are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Alpha A7R does not have a GPS, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the Alpha A7R also do not have a GPS.

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Only Supports One ISO Speed

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Sony Alpha A7R is more than most similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. The most commonly supported ISO speed is 8,000, but this ISO speed is not supported by this camera. The ISO speeds ISO100 - 25600 equivalent are also supported by this digital camera.

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Only Has One Photo Effect

The number of photo effects found on the Sony Alpha A7R is more than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. The most commonly found photo effect is Art, but this photo effect is not found on this Sony digital camera. The photo effects Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn leaves, Black & White, Sepia,Style Box(1-6) are also found on this Sony camera.

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Only Supports One Audio Format

The Sony Alpha A7R has a greater number of audio formats than most similar spec digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. The most commonly supported audio format is WAV, but this audio format is not supported by this camera. The audio formats AAC are also supported by this Sony digital camera.

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Only Auto Focus

This camera has an Autofocus & manual focus, which is the most commonly found focus on cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Only Has One Light Exposure Mode

The number of light exposure modes found on the Alpha A7R is more than most digital cameras of this spec and age. The most commonly found light exposure mode is Shutter priority AE, but this light exposure mode is not found on this camera. The light exposure modes - Automatic, Program Auto, iAUTO, AUTO+, Superior Auto, Shutter priority, Aperture priority, Manual, Scene selection, Sweep Panorama, Anti Motion Blur, AE Lock are also found on this digital camera.

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1 Other reason to consider the Sony Alpha A7R

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Sony released the Alpha A7R.

Specification

Picture Quality
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Design
Waterproof
Colour
Lens System
Lens Mount Interface
Focusing
Auto Focus Point
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Flash
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Format
Audio
Audio Format
Memory
Memory Card
Display
Camera
3D Compatible
GPS
White Balance Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Built-In Processor
Weight & Dimensions
Battery
Battery
Shot Per Battery Charge
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Other Features
Video Recording
Built-In Flash
Interface
Dimension
Accessories
Technical Details
Continuous Shooting Speed (max)

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Expert Reviews

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29 December 2015

The Sony A7R II is a mirrorless camera with a full-frame sensor and 42MP resolution. The successor of the A7R, it has a revised body design, an excellent viewfinder, a very fast AF system, and... Read more…

24 December 2015

In short, it's one of the best cameras you can buy today We know what you're thinking: this camera costs over two and half grand, and that doesn't even include a lens. And you're right: the A7R...

24 December 2015

Sony's A7R received our 2014 Stuff Award for best system camera, so the arrival of its second edition was met with plenty of excitement. Not least because the A7R II comes with a groundbreaking... Read more…

17 December 2015

The ?7R II overtakes its predecessor to provide the highest-resolution currently available in the most compact camera body. It has also introduced more professional video functions that could make...

Photoreview.com.au

19 November 2015

With a full-frame sensor and 4K video, the Sony a7R II delivers in spades for both photo and video...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 28 August 2015 by IanM
IanM would recommend the Sony Alpha A7R 2

First of all, yes this camera overheats after about 17 minutes recording internal @ 4k 100mpbs and there isn't a solid workaround other than cool rooms and extending the LCD screen out from the... Read more…

Reviewed 6 August 2015 by Adam

This arrived this morning. I have been "playing" with it for about 7 hours now. The images and 4k video are phenomenal. However, using this solely in my AC controlled basement that is about 65f,... Read more…

Reviewed 19 August 2015 by BL

I ended up returning the camera. The image was great, the lowlight performance was great, the in-camera stabilization was great, and so were the rest of the features. But the camera has one huge... Read more…

Reviewed 1 October 2015 by Nish
Nish would recommend the Sony Alpha A7R 2

This is my first review for B&H. I normally do not spend the time to review gear for people I do not know. But this camera deserves some discussion. I'm a professional photojournalist, documentary... Read more…

Reviewed 17 August 2015 by Bob
Bob would recommend the Sony Alpha A7R 2

I preciously had 2 A7r cameras and have had 2 of the A7rM2 cameras for a couple of weeks. In most respects it is a superb camera and a joy to use. I have 4 Sony FE lenses and 30 Canon lenses from... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony a7, fotga a7, sony a7r, fotga a7r, sony a7ri, fotga a7s, offers a7, fotga a7i, tablet a7, tilta a7s2, sony ilce7, fotga a7si, offers a7r, fotga a7ii, tablet a7r, fotga a7ri, tilta a7m2, sony a7rii, fotga a7sii, offers a7ri, tablet a7ri, fotga dp500, fotga a7rii, tilta ilce7, tilta est17, sony ilce7r, tilta est17a, sony ilce7rb
Barcodes 00027242893832, 00635131600616, 00702971012883, 00702971012968, 00707948524642, 00707948524710, 00707948535006, 00707948535013, 00712069725236, 00742920001605, 00742920001643, 00742920001759, 04548736017719, 04905524958485

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