Sony NEX-7
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Sony NEX-7

Camera Labs Highly Recommended Techradar Best in Class DP Review Gold Ephotozine Highly Recommended
A multi award winning and fully featured 2.4 megapixel digital camera
MILC 2.4MP Jan 2012
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Sony NEX-7 Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Sony NEX-7 number 496 across all digital cameras.
384 Reviews + 25 Awards
Good Features
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Why Has it Scored 48?

It has great expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with 94% of buyers recommending this camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
This Sony digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite low megapixel

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25 Industry Awards

Expert review sites really like this digital camera and have given it 25 awards.

This camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from websites,,,,, and all of whom thought that this Sony digital camera was brilliant.

Review sites,,,, and all thought that concluded that they would recommend this Sony camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Two more expert review sites both concluded that this digital camera was very good. This camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from both Ephotozine and Camera Labs.

The experts at two other expert review sites both thought that this Sony camera was marvellous and gave it one of their highest awards. and DP Review both gave this camera a "Gold" award.

The experts at three more expert review sites endorsed this camera. This Sony digital camera received a "Silver" award from website who concluded it was very good and review website concluded that it would make a great purchase and gave it a "Best Buy" award. This camera also received a "Platinum" award.

Good Expert Reviews

This digital camera has an average expert rating of 84 out of 100 based on 68 expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, DP Review, Ephotozine and Expert Reviews. If all the cameras are ranked by average expert review score then this camera is in the top 18%.

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Owner Reviews Are Excellent

The average owner rating of this camera is excellent based on 316 owner reviews. 181 reviewers (92% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 94% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Sony Has Very Good Camera Reviews

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

Value For Money


We think this digital camera looks expensive compared to other digital cameras. The cheapest camera that we found costs $29 and the most expensive costs $6,895.

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Quite Low Megapixel

The Sony NEX-7 has one of the lowest megapixels (only 2.4 megapixels) amongst digital cameras of this age. The average megapixel of cameras is 16MP, and the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP.

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Released Over Five Years Ago

This camera was released in January 2012.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony nex7kbrb
Barcodes 00027242833838, 04905524809350, 04905524809367, 04905524809374, 04905524809428, 04905524809466, 04905524809473, 04905524809480

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