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Sony Compact System Cameras Reviews

Updated: Jul 31, 2015 12:21
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#1
alaScore 98

Sony Alpha 7 II

The Alpha 7 II continues to push Sony's full frame mirrorless line of cameras into ground-breaking territory. It is the only full frame mirrorless camera to offer in-body image stabilization systems and its performance is excellent. The body is...

17 expert reviews | 71 user reviews

#2
alaScore 94

Sony Alpha 7

The Alpha 7 has broken new ground in the full-frame market, in terms of both size and price. While it's not perfect, the a7's compact size, broad feature set and very good raw image quality arguably make up for issues like relatively poor battery life...

53 expert reviews | 262 user reviews

#3
alaScore 94

Sony Alpha 7S

Its 1080p footage is the cleanest, most detailed we've yet seen, with virtually no moiré and often jaw-dropping low-light performance. Some of the low light advantage is undercut if you need to stop-down to achieve sufficient depth-of-field but, unlike...

24 expert reviews | 126 user reviews

#4
alaScore 94

Sony Alpha a5000

The A5000 provides one of the easiest and most accessible routes to achieving more professional-looking shots for anyone upgrading from a smartphone.

39 expert reviews | 846 user reviews

#5
alaScore 93

Sony Alpha 7R

Sony has gone above and beyond with both the a7 and a7R, bringing Professional image quality and performance to a much more compact ILC. If the price does not scare you away, you will be thrilled with the performance and image quality from these...

46 expert reviews | 73 user reviews

#6
alaScore 93

Sony Alpha 5100 / A5100

The predecessors to the a5100 had a lot going for them: they were very compact, feature-packed, and produced good quality photos and videos. The a5100 is a much more compelling camera, taking the 'guts' from the more expensive a6000 and putting them...

16 expert reviews | 354 user reviews

#7
alaScore 91

Sony Alpha NEX-5T

If you're someone who purchased last year's Sony NEX-5R ILC model, you aren't going to want to upgrade the recently released NEX-5T, as the two cameras very similar. The NEX-5T introduces NEC wireless capabilities to this family of ILC models, but...

30 expert reviews | 465 user reviews

#8
alaScore 90

Sony alpha SLTA77VM

We've not had long with the SLT-a77 II, so we're not in a position to form particularly firm opinions. That said, it's clear that Sony has kept a lot of what was good with the original a77 - including rather nice build, handling and ergonomics. These...

87 expert reviews | 776 user reviews

#9
alaScore 90

Sony Alpha NEX-6

The NEX-6 offers a highly attractive combination of excellent image quality, courtesy of Sony's proven 16MP sensor, enthusiast-friendly ergonomics (including a mode dial - a first for the NEX-series), a 'real' hot shoe, an OLED electronic viewfinder,...

67 expert reviews | 617 user reviews

#10
alaScore 89

Sony Alpha NEX-7

The 24-megapixel APS-C sensor in this camera produces excellent stills and videos, with details that hold up even when you zoom all the way in.

106 expert reviews | 521 user reviews

#11
alaScore 88

Sony Alpha NEX-5R

The Sony NEX-5R is a solid interchangeable lens camera that will (sometimes) make you forget about your DSLR.

53 expert reviews | 207 user reviews

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#12
alaScore 88

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

The Sony NEX-3N is an affordable and capable Interchangeable Lens Camera featuring an APS-C sized 16.1-Megapixel imaging sensor, powerful BIONZ image processor and the Sony E-mount with its fantastic collection of lenses. This camera is easy enough for...

31 expert reviews | 309 user reviews

#13
alaScore 87

Sony NEX-5N

The Sony Alpha NEX-5N delivers a lot of performance from its compact body, packing a sensor as large as those found in most digital SLRs and recording video in full 1080p HD. But it doesn't quite edge out its little brother, the NEX-C3, our Editors'...

87 expert reviews | 1044 user reviews

#14
alaScore 87

Sony Alpha NEX-C3

The Sony Alpha NEX-C3 builds on the already-excellent NEX-3, but manages to be lighter and more compact. Not only does the NEX-C3 produce stunning images, even at high ISO settings, it easily earns our Editors' Choice for compact interchangeable lens...

81 expert reviews | 422 user reviews

#15
alaScore 86

Sony alpha NEX-F3K

In the end, the largest added-value of this camera is its ease of use, image quality, the “Superior” auto-mode (Sony’s own feature name) and the ability to charge and sync with Micro-USB. If you have checked the photos and videos that I have posted on...

51 expert reviews | 341 user reviews

#16
alaScore 85

Sony Alpha NEX-5

The power of a D-SLR packed into one tiny digital camera , Sony's NEX-5 ($649.99 starting) packs a 14.2 megapixel resolution in a 16mm lens and a 3-inch LCD display. In other words, it's brother to the Alpha NEX-3 ($499.99 starting) in almost every...

113 expert reviews | 518 user reviews

#17
alaScore 83

Sony Alpha NEX-3

Sony rates the camera's battery at approximately 300 photos; we shot about half that, as well as a few videos, and saw the battery life drop below 50 percent. Three hundred pictures may seem like a lot, but we found ourselves charging the NEX-3 more...

65 expert reviews | 1464 user reviews

#18
alaScore 81

Sony Alpha NEX-F3

Sony's NEX-F3 is a superb entry-level camera for photographers looking to break out of point-and-shoot mode but who aren't quite ready to splurge on -- or shoulder the weight of -- a more robust camera.

16 expert reviews | 27 user reviews

#19
alaScore 78

Sony Alpha a3000

Sony's ILCE-3000 is something of a 'curate's egg'; excellent in parts. It's difficult to argue with the pricing and many purchasers will find this the main reason to acquire this camera. Snapshooters should generally be satisfied as the auto settings...

4 expert reviews | 14 user reviews

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