Sony A7R

Released November, 2013
  • 36.2 MP
  • Full frame 35.9 x 24 mm CMOS
  • 3" LCD
Colours are beautifully vibrant, while the scope to customise colour output in camera is very much appreciated.
by TechRadar (Dec, 2013)
9.1 Out of 10

Camera Rocket Review Our evaluation of the Sony A7R

Image Quality

RAW image quality independent of lens

Sony A7R
10.0
Sony A7
10.0
DxOMark Low light, DxOMark Color depth and DxOMark Dynamic range

Focusing

How fast and easily does the camera nail focus

Sony A7R
5.3
Sony A7
6.4
focus points

Responsiveness

How much delay is there between you and your photo?

Sony A7R
10.0
Sony A7
10.0
continuous shooting

Reviews

What do the experts think?

Sony A7R
9.2
Sony A7
9.2
Reviews from sonyalpharumors.com, imaging-resource.com, dpreview.com and 4 more

9.1

Camera Rocket Score

Image Quality, Focusing, Responsiveness and Reviews

Sony A7R
9.1
Sony A7
9.2

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Sony A7R

Low light image quality Highest ISO setting that still achieves great image quality

Sony A7R
2,746 ISO
Alpha A6000
1,347 ISO
SLT A99
1,555 ISO

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

Sony A7R
4 fps
Alpha A6000
11 fps
Alpha a6500
11 fps

Battery life How many photos per battery charge (CIPA)

Sony A7R
340 photos
Nikon DF
1,400 photos
Nikon D810
1,200 photos

Color depth The number of variations of color the camera can capture

Sony A7R
26.0 bits
Alpha A6000
24.1 bits
Nikon DF
24.6 bits

Dynamic range Maximum range a camera can capture in one image from light to dark

Sony A7R
14.1 ev
Alpha A6000
13.1 ev
Nikon DF
13.1 ev

Photo Gallery Wallpaper quality closeups of the camera

Reviews Word on the street for the Sony A7R


8.2

9.0

Overall

8.4 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs

sensor

Type CMOS
Megapixels 36.2 MP
Resolution 7360 x 4912
Size Full frame
Area 35.9 x 24 mm
Crop factor 1.0x
Pixel size 23.8 microns
Light sensitivity 100 ISO to 25,600 ISO
Light sensitivity (Boost) 100 ISO to 25,600 ISO
Codecs
  1. RAW
  2. JPEG
Self cleaning sensor Yes

focus system

Type Contrast detection
Focus points 25
Supports continuous Yes

viewfinder

Viewfinder mirror None
Viewfinder Viewfinder
Type Electronic
Coverage 100%
Magnification 0.71x
Viewfinder size 0.71x
Display resolution 2,359 k dots

performance

Max continuous shooting 4 fps
Battery life 340 photos
Continuous shooting 4 fps

video

Video 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps
Shoots video in 24p Yes
Shoots high speed video No
External mic jack 3.5mm
Autofocus while shooting video Contrast detection
Autofocus type Contrast detection
Autofocus supports continuous Yes

display

Type LCD
Size 3"
Resolution 921 k dots
Has a touch screen No
Has a flip out screen Yes
Supports live view Yes

shutter

Min 30 s
Max 1/8000 s

form factor

Size 127 x 94 x 48 mm
Thickness 48 mm
Weight 465 g
Is weather sealed Yes

features

Includes a GPS No
Supports HDR Yes
WiFi 802.11
Automatic panorama Yes
Create realistic 3D images No
Image stabilization None
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