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Sony Alpha A7R

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A multi award winning and good spec MILC digital camera, with one of the highest image qualities on the market but representing only moderate value for money
MILC 36.4MP 7360 X 4912 Pixels CMOS Jan 2016
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Sony Alpha A7R Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Sony Alpha A7R number 202 in best selling cameras and number 484 across all digital cameras.
96
Reviews
194 Reviews + 13 Awards
59
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has great expert reviews and great user reviews with 81% of buyers recommending this camera to others.
At over a year old this digital camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average 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 *
Convenient tiltable LCD screen
S-Log2 gamma setting
Easy button customization
Clean HDMI output
Detail reproduction technology and diffraction-reducing technology
Time code/user bit
Area-specific noise reduction
High-contrast, high-resolution XGA OLED tru-finder
Stable viewfinder image
7360 x 4912 pixels image resolution
Robust lens mount
5-axis image stabilization
Compatibility with wide-ranging mountable lenses*
Automatic optimisation for every lens
High-performance fast hybrid AF with wide coverage and 30% faster response
35 mm full-frame 24.3-megapixel* exmor CMOS sensor
Supports 14-bit uncompressed RAW format
BIONZ X image processing engine
Pro-quality XAVC S format
Full-frame expression without the bulk
Robust magnesium alloy body
Enhanced grip and shutter button
Lock-on AF tracking
Easily back up your photos to the cloud
Does not have a GPS (satellite)
Heavier than average

Should You Buy it Now?

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Sony Alpha A7R In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $1,689.99 it is in the most expensive 8% of cameras.

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We found a cheaper price for the Sony Alpha A7R of £1,399.00 ($1,399.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $290.99.

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Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Alpha A7R of 36.4MP is in the highest 2% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The average megapixels of all cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP.

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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. The worst resolution of all digital cameras is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This digital 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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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on cameras.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Sony Alpha A7R's maximum ISO sensitivity of 25,600 is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 86% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

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

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Heavier Than Average

The average weight of all cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 1.5kg. The Alpha A7R's weight of 407g is heavier than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 27% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony Alpha A7R supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 87% of cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Alpha A7R of 4x is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 80% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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

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

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Sony Alpha A7R supports Wi-Fi, unlike 69% of digital cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Alpha A7R has a carrying case, which is unusual. 88% of cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Has a Microphone in

The Alpha A7R has a microphone in. 88% of digital cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Sony Alpha A7R has a pre-flash, unlike 95% of digital cameras which do not have a pre-flash.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Sony Alpha A7R of 3" is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 51% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Sony Alpha A7R of 922,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 22% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The lowest display resolution of cameras is 23,000 pixels, the highest is 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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340 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Alpha A7R which takes 340 battery life.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1440 x 1080|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Sony Alpha A7R does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Alpha A7R supports dioptic correction, unlike 90% of digital cameras which do not support dioptic correction.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Sony Alpha A7R supports Full HD video, unlike 76% of digital cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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Has a Headphone Output

The Sony Alpha A7R has a headphone output. 93% of cameras do not have a headphone output.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

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

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Wide Range of Magnifications Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the magnification depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of magnifications are possible with this camera.

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