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Sony Alpha a7R

alaTest has collected and analyzed 491 reviews of Sony Alpha a7R. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviews about the size and portability are generally positive. The image quality and usability are also mentioned favorably. The memory and contrast get negative reviews, while views about the energy efficiency and image stabilizer are different.

performance, usability, image quality, portability, size

battery, flash, contrast, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony Alpha a7R is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Alpha a7R

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 user reviews of Sony Alpha a7R from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the durability and sensor are on the whole positive. The image quality and portability also get good comments. There are some critical comments about the contrast and battery. Reviews about the focus and reliability are different.

performance, portability, image quality, sensor, durability

usability, screen, shutter, battery, contrast

96% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony A7R Full Frame Camera Body - Black (36.4MP, CMOS Sensor)Sony A7R Full Frame Camera Body - Black (36.4MP, CMOS Sensor)

Jul, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony Alpha a7R

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 116 user reviews of Sony Alpha a7R from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the size and image quality. The portability and usability are also appreciated, but there are mixed comments on the image stabilizer and color.

performance, usability, portability, image quality, size

94% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony a7R Full-Frame Interchangeable Digital Lens Camera - Body OnlySony a7R Full-Frame Interchangeable Digital Lens Camera - Body Only

Jul, 2018

Expert review by (photoreview.com.au)

Sony a7R

 

Sony's highest-resolution CSC provides full-frame photographic features and quality in a compact camera body.

When they were first announced, Sony's α7 cameras generated considerable excitement among professional photographers and serious enthusiasts, largely because they packed a lot of potential performance and functionality into relatively small camera...

Jul, 2014

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:STEREO
Built-In Microphone: Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:1080
Battery life (CIPA standard):340
Battery technology:Lithium
Battery Type:NP-FW50
Battery voltage:7.2
Power source type:Battery

Camera

Dioptre correction: Yes
GPS (satellite): No
Histogram: Yes
Photo effects:black&white, Neutral, Sepia, Vivid
Scene modes:Landscape, Night landscape, Night portrait, Portrait, Sports, Sunset / Landscape, Night, Night portrait, Portrait, Sports, Sunset
Self-timer:10 / 2,10
Self-timer delay:10 / 2,10
White Balance:Auto, Cloudy, Custom modes, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Shade, Underwater

Design

Colour of product:Black
Energy Star certified:N

Display

Display:LCD / TFT
Display diagonal:7.62
Display resolution (numeric):921600
Field of view:100

Flash

Flash exposure correction:±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step) / ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
Flash Modes:Auto, Fill-in, Flash off, Pre-flash, Red-eye reduction / Auto, Flash off, Hi-speed sync, Pre-flash, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization
Pre-flash: Yes

Focusing

Auto Focus (AF) points:117
Auto focusing (AF) modes:continuous auto focus, single auto focus
Focus:TTL
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Lens System

Digital Zoom:4
Filter Size:4.9 / 6.7 / 7.2
Fixed Focal Length:5.5
Focal length range (f-f):24 - 70
Lens mount interface:E mount / Sony E
Lens structure (elements/groups):12/10 / 12/8 / 7/5
Lens Type:Standard / Standard Zoom / Wide-angle
Maximum aperture number:16 / 22
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):10.5 / 5.25 / 8.25
Minimum aperture number:1.4 / 1.8 / 2.2 / 2.8
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):3.6 / 5.25 / 8.25
Mounting type:Bayonet
Number of diaphragm blades:7 / 9

Light exposure

ISO sensitivity:100, 200, 6400, 25600
ISO sensitivity (max):25600
ISO sensitivity (min):100
Light exposure modes:Aperture priority AE, Auto, Manual, Shutter priority AE
Light metering:Centre-weighted, Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Spot

Memory

Compatible memory cards:MS PRO Duo, MS Pro-HG Duo, MS XC-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC

Networking

Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Batteries included: Yes
Battery charger included: Yes
Cables included:HDMI
Carrying case: Yes

Picture Quality

Camera Type:MILC / MILC Body
Image formats supported:JPG, RAW
Image sensor size (W x H):35.8 x 23.9 / 35.9 x 24 / 38.9 x 24
Image stabilizer: No
Image stabilizer location:Lens
Maximum image resolution:6000 x 4000 / 7360 x 4912
Megapixel:24.3 / 36.3 / 36.4
Sensor Format:Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)
Sensor Type:CMOS
Still image resolution(s):6000 x 4000\n3936 x 2624\n3008 x 2000\n3936 x 2624\n3008 x 2000\n1968 x 1312 \n6000 x 3376\n3936 x 2216\n3008 x 1688 \n3936 x 2216 \n3008 x 1688\n1968 x 1112\n12416 x 1856\n5536 x 2160\n8192 x 1856\n3872 x 2160 / 7360 x 4144\n4800 x 2704\n3680 x 2072 \n4800 x 3200\n3680 x 2456\n2400 x 1600 / 7360 x 4912\n800 x 3200\n3680 x 2456\n4800 x 3200\n3680 x 2456\n2400 x 1600\n7360 x 4144\n4800 x 2704 \n3680 x 2072\n4800 x 2704\n3680 x 2072\n2400 x 1352\n12416 x 1856\n5536 x 2160\n8192 x 1856\n3872 x 2160
Supported aspect ratios:3:2, 16:9
Total MegaPixels:24.7 / 36.8

Ports & interfaces

HDMI: Yes
HDMI connector type:Micro
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
USB connector:Micro-USB B
USB connector type:Micro-USB B
USB version:2.0

Shutter

Camera shutter type:Electronic
Fastest camera shutter speed:1/8000
Slowest camera shutter speed:30

System requirements

Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows 8 x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Enterprise x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64

Technical Details

Image processor:BIONZ X

Video

Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
Full HD: Yes
HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Motion JPEG frame rate:30
Resolution at capture speed:640x480@25fps, 640x480@30fps, 1440x1080@25fps
Video formats supported:AVC, AVCHD, H.264, MP4, MPEG4 / AVCHD, MP4
Video recording: Yes
Video Resolutions:640 x 480,1440 x 1080,1920 x 1080 / 640 x 480,1920 x 1080

Viewfinder

Magnification:0.71
Viewfinder screen size:0.5
Viewfinder Type:Electrical / Electronic

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:4.82
Height :9.44
Lens diameter:6.15 / 6.44 / 7.3 / 7.85
Lens length:11.2 / 3.65 / 7.05 / 9.45
Lens weight:120 / 281 / 630
Weight:407 / 416
Weight (including battery):465 / 474
Width:12.7