Benchmarks Real world tests of NEX 7 vs M Typ 240

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

NEX 7
1,016 ISO
M Typ 240
1,860 ISO

Startup delay Delay from power on to first photo

NEX 7
1,200 ms
M Typ 240
750 ms

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

NEX 7
10 fps
M Typ 240
3 fps

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

NEX 7
24.1 bits
M Typ 240
24.0 bits

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

NEX 7
13.4 ev
M Typ 240
13.3 ev

Features Key features of the NEX 7  vs M Typ 240 

Megapixels Maximum resolution images are captured at

NEX 7
24 MP
M Typ 240
23.7 MP

Max ISO Maximum light sensitivity of the sensor

NEX 7
16,000 ISO
M Typ 240
6,400 ISO

Screen size Larger screens make it easier to preview and review photos

Pixel size How much area of the sensor is dedicated to each pixel

NEX 7
15.3 microns
M Typ 240
36.5 microns

Specifications Full list of technical specs

sensor

NEX 7  vs
M Typ 240 
Type CMOS CMOS
Megapixels 24 MP 23.7 MP
Resolution 6000 x 4000 5952 x 3976
Size APS-C Full frame
Area 23.5 x 15.6 mm 36 x 24 mm
Crop factor 1.5x 1.0x
Pixel size 15.3 microns 36.5 microns
Light sensitivity 100 ISO to 16,000 ISO 200 ISO to 6,400 ISO
Self cleaning sensor Yes No

focus system

Supports continuous No No

viewfinder

Viewfinder mirror None None
Viewfinder Yes Yes
Type Electronic Rangefinder
Coverage 100% 100%
Display type OLED N/A

form factor

Size 111 x 59 x 38 mm 139 x 80 x 42 mm
Thickness 38 mm 42 mm
Weight 350 g 680 g
Is weather sealed No Yes

features

Includes a GPS No No
Supports HDR Yes No
Automatic panorama Yes No
Create realistic 3D images Yes No
Image stabilization

video

NEX 7  vs
M Typ 240 
Video 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 25 fps (Quicktime)
Shoots video in 24p Yes Yes
Shoots high speed video No No
Autofocus while shooting video Contrast detection Manual
Autofocus type Contrast detection N/A
Autofocus supports continuous Yes N/A

display

Type LCD LCD
Size 3" 3"
Resolution 921 k dots 920 k dots
Has a touch screen No No
Has a flip out screen Yes No
Supports live view Yes Yes

shutter

Min 30 s 60 s
Max 1/4000 s 1/4000 s

performance

Max continuous shooting 10 fps 3 fps
Continuous shooting
10 fps, JPEG
3 fps
Startup delay 1,200 ms 750 ms
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