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Sony ILCE7B

$998.00
A fully featured 24.3 megapixel digital camera
MILC 24.3MP CMOS Black Oct 2013
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Sony ILCE-7 Review

With good reviews and mediocre features, we have ranked the Sony ILCE-7 number 468 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 32?

It has not bad expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly high megapixel
6000 x 4000 pixels image resolution
Heavy
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How Big is the Sony ILCE-7?

The Sony ILCE-7 is 126.9mm wide and 94.4mm tall. It is 48.2mm deep and weighs 416g.

Sony ILCE-7 front dimensions

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Sony ILCE-7 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Based on 29,814 expert and user reviews (including 10,342 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its cameras. Sony also has very good reviews specifically within its cameras range compared to other brands. 92% of those that bought a Sony digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Fairly High Megapixel

The lowest megapixel of cameras is 0.3MP and the highest is 80MP. With a megapixel of 24.3 megapixels, the Sony ILCE-7 has one of the higher megapixels amongst cameras of this age.

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6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Sony ILCE-7 has a 6000 x 4000 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution found on most cameras. Across all cameras the worst image resolution is 2592 x 1944 pixels and the best is 7680 x 5120 pixels.

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Heavy

With a weight of 416 grams, the Sony ILCE-7 is quite heavy compared to most of the other digital cameras. Cameras have weights of between 1g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Sony ILCE-7 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Supports 25, 64 and 6 More ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Sony ILCE-7 is more than most cameras. This camera supports a 200 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by cameras. The ISO sensitivities "64", "100", "400", "640", "6400", "25600" and "25" are also supported by this Sony camera.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

Cameras have display diagonals of between 0.5" and 9". At 3 inches, the Sony ILCE-7 has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Sony ILCE-7 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Large Viewfinder Screen Size

Cameras have viewfinder screen sizes of between 0.17" and 8", and the average viewfinder screen size is 0.41". The Sony ILCE-7 has a quite large viewfinder screen size (0.5 inches) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Sony ILCE-7 has an external flash connector. Most of the other cameras also have an external flash connector.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Sony ILCE-7 has a wrist strap, as do most of the other cameras.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Sony ILCE-7 supports direct printing, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The Sony ILCE-7 has a headphone outputs. Most of the other digital cameras also have a headphone outputs.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Sony ILCE-7 features noise reduction. Most of the other cameras also feature noise reduction.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony ILCE-7 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), as do most of the other digital cameras.

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6000 X 4000 Still Image Resolution

The Sony ILCE-7 has a 6000 x 4000 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras. Most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Sony camera have a still image resolution(s) of 3936 x 2624 and 3008 x 2000. Cameras still image resolution(s) range from S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 to 6016 x 4000.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Sony ILCE-7 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. Most of the other digital cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Fairly Big Digital Zoom

At 8 times zoom factor, the Sony ILCE-7 has a quite big digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras. Across all the cameras the digital zooms range from 0.72x to 810x.

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Supports Live View

The Sony ILCE-7 supports live view. Most of the other cameras also support live view.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Sony ILCE-7 has a self-timer, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony ILCE-7 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Sony ILCE-7 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this Sony digital camera). This camera also support a video resolutions of 1440 x 1080 pixels and 640 x 480 pixels. 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. The video resolution of all cameras ranges from 320 x 120 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on cameras.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Sony ILCE-7 has a flash exposure compensation. Most of the other cameras also have a flash exposure compensation.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

With a display resolution (numeric) of 921,600 pixels, the Sony ILCE-7 has a fairly high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras. The lowest display resolution (numeric) of cameras is 3 pixels, the highest is 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 600,000 pixels.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Sony ILCE-7 has a shoe mounting point. Most of the other digital cameras also have a shoe mounting point.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Sony ILCE-7 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras also support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Sony ILCE-7 has a pre-flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Sony ILCE-7 has a vari-angle LCD display. Most of the other digital cameras also have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since October 2013.


Value for Money

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We found a cheaper price for the Sony ILCE-7 of £799.00 ($799.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $199.00.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony ilce7kbkit, sony ilce7rbiv, sony ilce7sb, sony alpha7r, sony ilce7b
Barcodes 00027242874800, 00027242881730, 00083922914839, 00616348088817, 00845251096903, 02000060072731, 04056572580637, 04905524958454, 04905524958478, 04905524958485, 04905524958492, 04905524958553, 04905524958560, 04905524958638, 04905524958645, 04905524983272, 04905524983296, 05054230707326, 08809393056142

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