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Sony Alpha A7S

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A best selling and multi award winning MILC camera, with good features but representing only moderate value for money
MILC 12.2MP 4240 X 2832 Pixels CMOS Apr 2014
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Sony Alpha A7S Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Sony Alpha A7S number 488 across all digital cameras.
95
Reviews
264 Reviews + 9 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 90% of buyers recommending this camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This Sony digital camera is one of the best selling cameras currently on the market. View best selling cameras January 2018.
The Alpha A7S has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Higher than average maximum ISO sensitivity
Low noise, extreme clarity
7S offers wide-ranging visual expression in a lightweight body with a newly developed 12.2-megapixel 35mm full-frame exmor CMOS sensor. its latest advances in sensor technology helps improve the sensor's dynamic range. expect richer tonal gradations, unprecedented sensitivity and exceptionally low noise to both still images and movies with every s
Unrivalled low-light performance
a high dynamic range and an unrivalled ISO sensitivity range of up to 409600*, you will be able to shoot extraordinary scenes in precision like never before. additionally, the light concentration technology and photodiode expansion technology increase the amount of light collected and size of the photodiode at every pixel, raising the camera's sensitivity while maintaining low noise. from capturing stars in the night sky to moving objects in a dimly lit room, the 7s opens the door to image expression not possible with other came
Video functions for smoother workflow
7S is equipped with a suite of advanced movie functions to support a professional workflow. fine-tune the look of movies by adjusting gradation and colour before shooting with picture profile, experience wider dynamic range for low noise image and super rich detail with s-log2 gamma setting, shoot at 120fps in HD resolution and work in ease with an embedded time code used in standard commercial video equipm
Extraordinarily realistic detail
Z X used in 7s been optimised through deployment of sony's latest image processing technologies to make the most of the high sensitivity of the newly developed image sensor and the optical performance of the series lens lineup. the result is astonishingly high-speed processing capabilities as well as faithfully reproduced textu
Faithful, high-resolution OLED display
Viewfinder faithfully displays what will appear in your recording, including the effects of your camera settings, so you can accurately monitor the results. you'll enjoy rich tonal gradations, faithful colour reproductivity and high contrast. high-end features like 100% frame coverage and a wide viewing angle are also provi
Only 4240 x 2832 pixels image resolution
Lower than average megapixels

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How Big is the Sony Alpha A7S?

The Sony Alpha A7S is 126.9mm wide and 94.4mm tall. It is 48.2mm deep and weighs 446g.

Sony Alpha A7S front dimensions
Sony Alpha A7S size in context

Sony Alpha A7S In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

A Top Selling Product

The Alpha A7S is a popular choice of camera.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $1,620.20 it is more expensive than 87% of cameras.

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We found a cheaper price for the Sony Alpha A7S of £1,350.00 ($1,350.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $270.20.

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Features

Only 4240 X 2832 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Sony Alpha A7S is 4240 x 2832 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. The worst resolution of all cameras is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

The Alpha A7S's sensor megapixels of only 12.2MP is in the lowest 22% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the megapixels 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 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 digital cameras.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Alpha A7S's maximum ISO sensitivity of 410,000 is very high compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 1% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all digital cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000.

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

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Sony Alpha A7S has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Heavier Than Average

The weights of cameras range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Alpha A7S's weight of 446g is heavier than 77% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Alpha A7S has a pre-flash, unlike 95% of digital cameras which do not have a pre-flash.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Sony Alpha A7S supports Full HD video. 76% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Supports Live View

The Alpha A7S supports live view. 83% of cameras do not support live view.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Alpha A7S features noise reduction, unlike 91% of cameras which do not feature noise reduction.

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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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Has a Headphone Output

The Alpha A7S has a headphone output. 93% of cameras do not have a headphone output.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

Across all the cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Alpha A7S of 922,000 pixels is in the highest 22% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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380 Battery Life

The Alpha A7S is a digital camera that takes 380 shots battery life.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Alpha A7S supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Alpha A7S's display diagonal of 3" is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 62% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Sony Alpha A7S features saturation adjustment. 87% of digital cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This digital 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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Has a Microphone in

The Alpha A7S has a microphone in, unlike 88% of cameras which do not have a microphone in.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Alpha A7S supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 87% of cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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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|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on digital cameras.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Alpha A7S has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 92% of cameras which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Alpha A7S of 8x is bigger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 14% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have digital zooms of between 1x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other cameras, the Alpha A7S does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Alpha A7S features contrast adjustment, unlike 83% of cameras which do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Wide Range of Magnifications Depending On Lens Used

This Sony digital 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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony e20snilce7sm2b, sony e19snilce7sm2b, sony ilce7sm2bad, sony ilce7sm2biv, sony ilce7sm2bat, sony ilce7sbcec, sony sel90m28g, fotga dp500iii, sony p252904p, fotga a7rii, sony ilce7r, fotga a7sii, fotga a7ii

Barcodes:

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