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Sony Alpha A7R

Sony Alpha A7R
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Reviews
325 Reviews + 16 Awards
87
Features
Fully-Featured
92
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
69
Value for Money
Good
71
Age
3 Years Old
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and high image quality 407g camera, great for everyday photography. It supports Wi-Fi and Full HD video, has a touchscreen and features bluetooth. Reviews indicate that this camera has a good picture resolution, good autofocus and it's able to produce good images.
Trusted Reviews Recommended DP Review Gold PhotographyBlog.com Essential What Digital Camera Gold
36.3MP
7360 X 4912
PIXELS IMAGE
RESOLUTION
FULL HD VIDEO
RESOLUTION
2.8
MINIMUM
25,600
MAXIMUM ISO
SPEED
1S
CAMERA
407G
4X
DIGITAL ZOOM
3"
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With outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Sony Alpha A7R number 222 across all digital cameras.

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84
Kagoo Score
97
Reviews
87
Features
92
Popularity
69
Value for Money
72
Age

84

84
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 84?

purchasers report that it has very good expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with 96% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received 16 awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Reviewed.com plus four other sites and a "Recommended" award from Fotovideo.nu plus three other sites.
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.
The Alpha A7R has some great features:
High megapixels
Picture profile
Multi frame NR (noise reduction)
Anti-dust system and coating
One of the world's best RAW converters by phase one
Connect to smartphones and tablets with one touch!
Meticulously crafted controls
PlayMemories camera apps *

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each digital camera by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the digital camera is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec digital cameras come to market, the older digital cameras will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for everyday photography. It is also excellent for portrait photography as well being very good for landscape photography.
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Average Review Score

4.7 stars (325 reviews)

59%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
191 Reviews
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45 Reviews
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8 Reviews
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5 Editor's Choice Awards

This digital camera has received five Editor's Choice Awards from a number of expert reviews sites including PC Mag, reviewed.com and thephoblographer.com.
Editor's Choice from PC Mag Editor's Choice from reviewed.com Editor's Choice from thephoblographer.com Editor's Choice from photoreview.com.au Editor's Choice from CNET.com.au

3 Recommended Awards

The Sony Alpha A7R has received a Recommended Award from expert review sites Trusted Reviews, hardwarezone.com.ph and fotovideo.nu.
Recommended from Trusted Reviews Recommended from hardwarezone.com.ph Recommended from fotovideo.nu

8 Further Awards

It's received eight Awards from a number of expert reviews sites including DP Review, What Digital Camera and PhotographyBlog.com.
Gold from DP Review Gold from What Digital Camera Essential from PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended from Ephotozine Innovative Design from hardwarezone.com.sg 4 Star from 01net.com 5 Star from fotomaniak.pl Especially Recommended from Lydogbilde.no

What Are People Saying About the Sony Alpha A7R?

Picture Quality
99
19
Lens System
34
25
Viewfinder / Screen
27
8
Video Capability
15
1
Size and Weight
32
10
Features
18
2
Design
25
7
Price
10
13
Ease of Use
15
3
Noise Level
5
12
Sports Photography
3
2
Battery
6
8
Robustness
12
2
Wildlife Photography
2
0
Flash
1
1
Landscape Photography
2
0
Exposure Controls
1
0
Support
2
0
Connectivity
1
0
More Than 20 People Thought it Was Not Fairly Priced

Nine people thought that the Sony Alpha A7R was expensive.

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Bad Value for Money
14 people agree
10 people disagree
  • ... from a small, full-frame camera, the Sony a7R has it wrapped up. It's worth the higher price and pairs well with Sony's impressive FE lenses...Small, light, ...
    DP Review 13 Feb 2014
  • ... might not look like a high- end studio camera, and it might not cost as much as a high-end studio camera, but its high-resolving, full-frame image sensor, ...
    pdnonline.com 9 Jun 2014
  • ... quality. Lightning autofocus speed. Excellent viewfinder. Rocksolid build. The price hurts. Huge full-frame sensor. Rock-solid build. No in-body image ...
    stuff.tv 21 May 2014
  • ... sensor plus tilting rear plate LCD offers a wealth of . Priced almost the same as a full size pro DSLR and that's without any lenses, battery life could ...
    macworld.co.uk 4 Feb 2014
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    Expensive
    9 people agree
    3 people disagree
    9 Out of 10 People Thought it Was Reliable

    Several people thought that the Sony Alpha A7R was very well made, was strong and durable and reliable.

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    Really Well Made
    10 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... with a high resolution 36 megapixel full-frame sensor, full HD video, built in Wi-Fi and NFC, and a high resolution electronic viewfinder as well as a ...
    Ephotozine 8 Jan 2014
  • ... FullHD video with clean HDMI out. Microphone headphone sockets. Built in Wi-Fi NFC connectivity. Weather sealed body. High resolution electronic viewfinder. ...
    Ephotozine 8 Jan 2014
  • ... much easier to use that either Leica system. I have always loved my leica lenses because they are so well made and supremely sharp from edge to edge, and ...
    Scats - Bhphotovideo.com 9 Jan 2014
  • ... example of mirroless technology. It is also built a bit better thank the A7 with metal wheels instead of plastic. Another $ will not break the bank! There ...
    Null - Bhphotovideo.com 10 Feb 2014
  • View All Reviews About Built
    Strong and Durable
    6 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Reliable
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    8 Out of 10 People Thought This Digital Camera Did Not Have a Long Battery Life

    Over 20 people thought that the Sony Alpha A7R had a bad battery life.

  • ... Prograde sensor. Tilting LCD. Rock solid build quality. Price. Battery life could be better. Pro-grade sensor.
    T3.com 21 Jan 2014
  • ... slow, although images were impressive. The menu was confusing and the battery life is poor. Thats a given. Due to the substantial investment considering ...
    M - Amazon.co.uk 21 Mar 2017
  • ... have are the slow buffer and poor battery life which become apparent when you shoot fast action stuff or need to work quickly...
    Christopher - Bhphotovideo.com 31 Dec 2018
  • ... controls allows me to easily do vertical shots. Also, battery life is disappointing so having two batteries, IMHO, is a necessity. I did recently get the ...
    Dressage - Bhphotovideo.com 29 Dec 2013
  • The Vast Majority of People Thought it Was Good in Terms of Size

    More than 10 people thought that the Sony Alpha A7R was a good body shape, was compact and was a good size. Several people also thought that it was lightweight, was easy to carry around and wasn't heavy and bulky.

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    A Good Body Shape
    18 people agree
    No people disagree
  • What's the best camera body that money can buy? We test a veritable wish list of cameras, in pursuit of perfection.1. Canon EOS 5D Mark III, £2,250 / ...
    digitalcameraworld.com 25 May 2015
  • ... perfection.1. Canon EOS 5D Mark III, £2,250 / $2,500 An easily manageable sub-1kg body that packs a 22.3MP sensor, Digic 5+ processor, 6fps shooting an...
    digitalcameraworld.com 25 May 2015
  • ... photography all over again. When I first got my hands on the c... Nice feel to the body, though I want something a bit more retro and more dials. Class ...
    thephoblographer.com 7 Sep 2015
  • ... out. Microphone headphone sockets. Built in Wi-Fi NFC connectivity. Weather sealed body. High resolution electronic viewfinder. Good val. USB Charging ...
    Ephotozine 8 Jan 2014
  • View All Reviews About Body
    Compact
    16 people agree
    3 people disagree
    A Good Size
    16 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Lightweight
    8 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Easy to Carry Around
    3 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Not {More} Heavy and Bulky
    2 people agree
    5 people disagree
    The Vast Majority of People Thought the Sony Alpha A7R Was Nicely Designed

    More than 20 people thought that the Sony Alpha A7R was good-looking and several people thought that it was also very ergonomic, was well designed and smooth.

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    Good-Looking
    21 people agree
    4 people disagree
  • Sony's compact camera system range moves closer to actual DSLR styling with this full frame 36.4 megapixel sensor model in other words it incorporates a chip that is a physical size match for a frame of 35mm film. ...
    macworld.co.uk 4 Feb 2014
  • ... appeared in selected hands (such as Michael Reichmann's), “first-impression” style reviews quickly fo...
    luminous-landscape.com 1 May 2014
  • ... my Canon 5dmk2 and better then nikion 800full frame. This camera gives the best film look I have seen. The image is super sharp. 24x34 inch prints look ...
    CALVIN - Bhphotovideo.com 2 Jan 2014
  • ... weight or price.Pay for and get quality!Now what to do with large, beautiful images?
    Ponyblanket - Bestbuy.com 16 Dec 2017
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    Really Ergonomic
    9 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Well Designed
    4 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Smooth
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    More Than 20 People Thought it Was Easy to Use

    Over 10 people thought that the Sony Alpha A7R was really easy to use and several people thought that it also had good controls and was easy to handle.

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    Really Easy to Use
    15 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • ... interchangeable lens rx1. Picture quality is top notch and don't regret at all... Easy to use and customize. Lens options are few. Size and weight. Lots ...
    Bestbuy.com - Bestbuy.com 26 Jun 2014
  • ... who had used Leica lenses with the A7R, and they love it. The camera is exceptionally easy to use. I only use it in manual focus and only use it with Leica ...
    Jeb - Bhphotovideo.com 30 Dec 2013
  • ... weight and increased flexiblity. This camera takes awesome pictures, easy to use menu sytem,I have had it about 3 weeks now and using my Nikon equipment ...
    Dan - Bhphotovideo.com 20 Jan 2014
  • ... will hang with the best of them. great MP count, great range for ISO, easy to use...
    Samsung32gb - Bestbuy.com 7 Nov 2016
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    Has Good Controls
    5 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Easy to Handle
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    The Vast Majority of Owners Thought it Has Useful Technical Features

    Over 20 people thought that the Sony Alpha A7R had good features and two people thought that it also had a powerful motor.

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    Has Good Features
    24 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • ... has a significant Achilles heel in the form of action shooting, the extensive feature set, massive resolution, and exc...
    reviewed.com 4 Mar 2014
  • ... sphere, basically because it can. Not content to launch the world's first compact system camera to feature a full-frame sensor, the company has launched ...
    Techradar 15 Oct 2013
  • ... positioned MENU button). No guesswork, especially in low light. Fourth, the NFC feature is awesome and works seamlessly with my Android phones. You can ...
    Shu - Bhphotovideo.com 9 Dec 2014
  • ... and all manual. Third, the truly amazing feature is that you can actually see the image you will shoot as you fine-tune exposure, ISO and white balance, ...
    Shu - Bhphotovideo.com 9 Dec 2014
  • View All Reviews About Feature
    Has a Powerful Motor
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Some Customers Thought it Was Easy to Connect to Other Devices
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    Some People Thought it Was Good When it Came to Technical Guidance

    Two people thought that the Sony Alpha A7R had a good recipe book.

  • ... cameras from Sony you should be able to quickly adapt. Brian Smith has a very good book available at Barnes and Noble and Gary L. Friedman has a 642 page ...
    Hank - Bestbuy.com 19 Jun 2016
  • ... smooth mechanical sound of a precision instrument. I highly recommend the book by Brian Smith on the A7 & A7R, it will get you up to speed much faster. ...
    Chuck - Bhphotovideo.com 2 Sep 2014
  • More Than 10 People Thought it Was a Bit Noisy

    Several people thought that the Sony Alpha A7R was noisy and wasn't quiet.

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    Noisy
    12 people agree
    4 people disagree
  • ... Hill for shear image quality. It has the finest dynamic range, best low noise in higher ISO's and is a pure joy to use ditching the huge and heavy DSLR ...
    Dcisive - Bestbuy.com 30 Jan 2016
  • ... Compact, dust and moisture-resistant body. Vertical shoot. Expensive. Loud shutter. Focus and burst shooting are slower than Alpha 7. Some color-shift ...
    PC Mag 10 Dec 2013
  • ... over something like airdrop. 2. Slow motion. It's just not good. The 720p slow motion is noisy and pretty unusable, especially when cutting with 4k a7R ...
    Daniel - Bhphotovideo.com 21 Aug 2016
  • ... leica works like a charm with 509 mm and shorter fdocallength lenses. Noisy shutter - but will work when at a distance with long focal length lenses...
    Pobble - Bhphotovideo.com 13 Dec 2013
  • View All Reviews About Noisy
    Not {More} Quiet
    3 people agree
    4 people disagree
    Some People Thought the Sony Alpha A7R Had a Poor Capacity

    Two people thought that the Sony Alpha A7R didn't have a big storage capacity.

  • ... life could be improved as could auto focus performance, massive file sizes require decent storage space.
    macworld.co.uk 4 Feb 2014
  • This roundup contains the majority of current full-frame camera offerings available. Full-frame cameras have image sensors as large as a frame of 35mm ...
    DP Review 8 Dec 2014
  • Most People Thought it Had a Good Lens

    Over 30 people thought that the Sony Alpha A7R had a good autofocus and more than 20 people thought that it also had a good lens. Several people also thought that it had a brilliant image stabiliser and had a good zoom.

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    Has a Good Autofocus
    34 people agree
    34 people disagree
  • ... lightweight build ensure first-rate handling, and the autofocus is fast in spite of the fact that it only uses a contrast-...36Megapixel fullframe sensor. ...
    Digital Versus 5 Nov 2013
  • ... almost at level of Leica M 240, but it is a very different device. Superb focus peaking and manual focus with Leica lenses having focal lengths of 90 mm ...
    Pobble - Bhphotovideo.com 13 Dec 2013
  • ... have it on a tripod, use live view, a Hoodman loupe, and strain to try to arrive at the exact focus. The downside of the Sony is that the viewfinder is ...
    Photojoe - Bhphotovideo.com 13 Dec 2013
  • ... system camera on t...Huge fullframe sensor. Superb image quality. Lightning autofocus speed. Excellent viewfinder. Rocksolid build. The price hurts. Huge ...
    stuff.tv 21 May 2014
  • View All Reviews About Focus
    Has a Good Lens
    21 people agree
    19 people disagree
    Has an Excellent Image Stabiliser
    4 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Has a Good Zoom
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    8 Out of 10 People Thought it Had a Good Screen or Viewfinder

    Over 10 people thought that the Sony Alpha A7R had a good viewfinder and was mirrorless. Analysis of the reviews also revealed that several people thought that it had a good screen and had a electronic viewfinder.

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    Has a Good Viewfinder
    19 people agree
    3 people disagree
  • ... full HD video, built in Wi-Fi and NFC, and a high resolution electronic viewfinder as well as a tilting screen, all packed into a compact metal weather ...
    Ephotozine 8 Jan 2014
  • ... EVF is very close to what you're going to get! - The after-exposure view *in the viewfinder* is wonderful; in sunlight much better than looking at the ...
    Danl - Bhphotovideo.com 3 May 2014
  • ... amount of detail in the photos - makes good use of all 42 MP. - Great viewfinder - bright and clear. - Very easy to take great photos - very forgiving. ...
    Dave - Amazon.co.uk 17 Dec 2016
  • ... fullframe sensor. Superb image quality. Lightning autofocus speed. Excellent viewfinder. Rocksolid build. The price hurts. Huge full-frame sensor. Rock-solid ...
    stuff.tv 21 May 2014
  • View All Reviews About Viewfinder
    Mirrorless
    16 people agree
    5 people disagree
    Has a Good Screen
    6 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Has a Electronic Viewfinder
    3 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Over 200 People Thought the Sony Alpha A7R Produced Good Quality Pictures

    More than 100 people thought that the Sony Alpha A7R was able to produce good images and more than 20 people thought that it also had a good picture resolution and had a brilliant picture quality. Our analysis also found that more than 20 people thought that it had a good image sensor and several people thought that it also had a good ISO range and was brilliant in low light.

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    Able to Produce Good Images
    122 people agree
    14 people disagree
  • ... it, and people are raving about how amazing it is and falling in love with photography all over again. When I first got my hands on the c... Nice feel ...
    thephoblographer.com 7 Sep 2015
  • ... availa... 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 NFC, ...
    Ephotozine 8 Jan 2014
  • ... is using to launch its full-frame mirrorless camera system. It emphasizes pure image resolution and quality over absolute speed, utilizing a 36... The ...
    PC Mag 10 Dec 2013
  • ... terms of specs and internal hardware. If you want to take your photography technology to truly spectacular levels, you almost can't do better than the ...
    4k.com 13 Apr 2016
  • View All Reviews About Photography
    Has a Good Picture Resolution
    34 people agree
    8 people disagree
    Has a Brilliant Picture Quality
    29 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good Image Sensor
    24 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Has a Good ISO Range
    11 people agree
    10 people disagree
    Excellent in Low Light
    6 people agree
    5 people disagree
    The Majority of People Thought the Sony Alpha A7R Was Good for Video Capture

    More than 20 people thought that the Sony Alpha A7R was good for video recording.

  • ... packed camera, with a high resolution 36 megapixel full-frame sensor, full HD video, built in Wi-Fi and NFC, and a high resolution electronic viewfinder ...
    Ephotozine 8 Jan 2014
  • Great quality excellent video and picture. It is the best camera I've owned compared to the 6500 and 6300...
    Azael - Bestbuy.com 19 Feb 2018
  • ... A7000 is about to come out. I do not own one of these cameras but I have seen amazing videos and photos from them. Theyas going to be. You learn how to ...
    Nagol - Bhphotovideo.com 1 Jun 2015
  • ... will use the camera in both modes and I just hope the still photo capabilities match the incredible video images...
    Csabre - Bhphotovideo.com 27 Dec 2013
  • 8 Out of 10 Owners Thought it Did Not Have a Good Flash

    Eight people thought that the Sony Alpha A7R had a bad flash.

  • ... with third-party wide-angle rangefinder lenses. No PC sync socket. No built-in flash. External battery charger not included. Native lens library is in ...
    PC Mag 10 Dec 2013
  • ... lenses currently. Vignetting with 55mm wide open. Sluggish focus. Flash not provided. Short battery life.
    Ephotozine 8 Jan 2014
  • It's here, it's here! When a delivery guy arrived with a Sony bag earlier this week we has a sneaky feeling it was the Alpha 7R. So after sprinting over... ...
    Digital Versus 5 Nov 2013
  • ... prove challenging for some computers when editing. No touchscreen. No builtin flash. No way of entering the focal le.
    Digital Versus 5 Nov 2013
  • One Person Thought it Had Good Exposure Controls
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    Two People Thought This Digital Camera Takes Good Landscape Photos
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    Most People Thought the Sony Alpha A7R is Good for Sports Photography

    Three people thought that the Sony Alpha A7R takes good sports photos.

  • ... struggled, it is by no means quicker then my d810, but that speed is best utilised for sports i now feel. The a7rii focused well in low light but what ...
    M - Amazon.co.uk 21 Mar 2017
  • ... fast and easy. Just an amazing camera.. a must have for anything but fast moving sports...
    Peter - Bhphotovideo.com 13 Jan 2014
  • ... weaknesses are few but definitely there: The A7r is far from ideal for sports or fast moving wildlife photography. I cannot speak for the A7 because that ...
    Lemansblue - Bhphotovideo.com 11 Jan 2014
  • Some Owners Thought This Digital Camera is Good for Wildlife Photography

    Two people thought that the Sony Alpha A7R is good for wildlife photography.

  • ... weaknesses are few but definitely there: The A7r is far from ideal for sports or fast moving wildlife photography. I cannot speak for the A7 because that ...
    Lemansblue - Bhphotovideo.com 11 Jan 2014
  • ... deal. The shutter is noisy but i don't care it makes no difference because I do not shoot wildlife or wedding photography. The auto focus is not as fast ...
    Andrew - Amazon.co.uk 1 Sep 2016
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    High megapixels
    1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
    Very short camera shutter speed
    Smaller than average minimum aperture number
    High maximum ISO sensitivity
    Features bluetooth
    Has a touchscreen
    Supports Wi-Fi
    Supports Full HD video
    Has an HDMI
    Features noise reduction
    Has a pre-flash
    Has a shoe mounting point
    High display resolution
    340 battery life
    Very long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
    Shorter than average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
    Supports dioptic correction
    1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
    Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
    Has an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
    Has a microphone in
    Has a headphone output
    Has a built-in speaker
    12416 x 1856 still image resolution
    Has an Auto Focus (AF) lock
    Has a vari-angle LCD display
    Huge maximum aperture number
    Has a carrying case
    Has an anti-dust function
    Has an auto Exposure (AE) lock
    Has a flash exposure lock
    7360 x 4912 pixels image resolution
    ok display diagonal
    ok digital zoom
    Does not have a GPS
    Heavy
    Smaller than average viewfinder screen size

    What the Reviews Say

    9 out of 10 people thought it was reliable
    The vast majority of people thought it was good in terms of size
    The vast majority of people thought the Sony Alpha A7R was nicely designed
    More than 20 people thought it was easy to use
    The vast majority of owners thought it has useful technical features
    Some people thought it was good when it came to technical guidance
    Most people thought it had a good lens
    8 out of 10 people thought it had a good screen or viewfinder
    Over 200 people thought the Sony Alpha A7R produced good quality pictures
    The majority of people thought the Sony Alpha A7R was good for video capture
    Some owners thought this digital camera is good for wildlife photography
    8 out of 10 people thought this digital camera did not have a long battery life
    More than 10 people thought it was a bit noisy
    Some people thought the Sony Alpha A7R had a poor capacity
    8 out of 10 owners thought it did not have a good flash
    7360 X 4912 Pixels Image Resolution

    The Alpha A7R has a maximum image resolution of 7360 x 4912 pixels. That's over two times the resolution of a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution.

    What does "maximum image resolution" mean? Less Edit
    High Megapixels

    The Alpha A7R's sensor megapixels of 36.3MP is very high compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 98% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 15MP.

    What does "megapixels" mean? Less Edit
    1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

    This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as Full HD.

    A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as Full HD.

    What does "maximum video resolution" mean? Less Edit
    Very Short Camera Shutter Speed

    The Alpha A7R's camera shutter speed of only 0.000125s is shorter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the shortest 15% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have camera shutter speeds of between 0.000016s and 4s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.01s.

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    Smaller Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

    The Sony Alpha A7R's minimum aperture number of only 2.8 is smaller than 88% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    High Maximum ISO Sensitivity

    The Alpha A7R's maximum ISO sensitivity of 25,600 is in the highest 19% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 100 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 15,000.

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    Does Not Have a GPS

    Like most other cameras, the Alpha A7R does not have a GPS. 90% of digital cameras do not have a GPS.

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    Features Bluetooth
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    The Alpha A7R features bluetooth, which is unusual. 93% of cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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    Has a Touchscreen
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    The Alpha A7R has a touchscreen, unlike 83% of cameras which do not have a touchscreen.

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    Supports Wi-Fi
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    The Sony Alpha A7R supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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    Supports Full HD Video
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    The Sony Alpha A7R supports Full HD video. 73% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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    Heavy

    The weight of the Alpha A7R of 407g is in the heaviest 25% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 2.7kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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    The display diagonal of the Alpha A7R of 3" is ok compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 58% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Has an HDMI
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    The Alpha A7R has an HDMI. 62% of cameras do not have an HDMI.

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    ok Digital Zoom

    The digital zoom of the Alpha A7R of 4x is ok compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 63% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Features Noise Reduction

    The Sony Alpha A7R features noise reduction, which is unusual. 93% of cameras do not feature noise reduction.

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    Has a Pre-Flash

    The Sony Alpha A7R has a pre-flash, which is unusual. 96% of cameras do not have a pre-flash.

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    Has a Shoe Mounting Point

    The Alpha A7R has a shoe mounting point, which is unusual. 89% of cameras do not have a shoe mounting point.

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    High Display Resolution

    The Sony Alpha A7R's display resolution of 922,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 21% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 570,000 pixels.

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    340 Battery Life

    The Alpha A7R is a camera that takes 340 shots battery life.

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    Very Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

    The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Sony Alpha A7R of 52.5mm is very long compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 4% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Shorter Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

    The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Sony Alpha A7R of only 52.5mm is very short compared to most other cameras. It is in the shortest 3% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Supports Dioptic Correction

    The Alpha A7R supports dioptic correction, which is unusual. 92% of cameras do not support dioptic correction.

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    1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

    This camera supports a video resolution of 640x480|1440x1080|1920x1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on cameras. 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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    Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

    The Sony Alpha A7R supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 90% of cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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    Has an Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam

    The Alpha A7R has an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam. 71% of cameras do not have an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam.

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    Has a Microphone in

    The Sony Alpha A7R has a microphone in. 90% of digital cameras do not have a microphone in.

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    Has a Headphone Output

    The Alpha A7R has a headphone output. 94% of cameras do not have a headphone output.

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    Has a Built-in Speaker

    The Sony Alpha A7R has a built-in speaker, which is unusual. 92% of cameras do not have a built-in speaker.

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    Smaller Than Average Viewfinder Screen Size

    The smallest viewfinder screen size of cameras is 0.5", the largest is 8", and the average viewfinder screen size is 1.5". The Alpha A7R's viewfinder screen size of only 0.5" is smaller than 95% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    12416 X 1856 Still Image Resolution

    The highest still image resolution supported by the Sony Alpha A7R is 12416 x 1856. That's 65% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4320 x 3240. This camera also supports a still image resolution of 7360x4912, 800x3200, 3680x2456 plus 10 more values. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 4592x3064.

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    Has an Auto Focus (AF) Lock

    The Alpha A7R has an Auto Focus (AF) lock, unlike 71% of cameras which do not have an Auto Focus (AF) lock.

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    Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

    The Alpha A7R has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 86% of cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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    Huge Maximum Aperture Number

    The Sony Alpha A7R's maximum aperture number of 22 is larger than 98% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Has a Carrying Case

    The Sony Alpha A7R has a carrying case, which is unusual. 90% of cameras do not have a carrying case.

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    Has an Anti-Dust Function

    The Sony Alpha A7R has an anti-dust function, which is unusual. 92% of cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

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    Has an Auto Exposure (AE) Lock

    The Alpha A7R has an auto Exposure (AE) lock, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have an auto Exposure (AE) lock.

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    Has a Flash Exposure Lock

    The Alpha A7R has a flash exposure lock. 83% of cameras do not have a flash exposure lock.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Sony Alpha A7R has been listed on Kagoo since January 2017 and is currently ranked number 222 out of 503 digital cameras.
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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    The chart below compares the value for money of the Sony Alpha A7R (the red dot) against some of its competitors (the blue dots). Hover on a blue dot to see additional info for each competitor. Click the dot to view that product.

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    What the Reviews Say

    More than 20 people thought it was not fairly priced
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    Age

    Sony Alpha A7R Release Date

    January 2016

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