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Sony Alpha 7

Sony Alpha 7
alaScore 94

66 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 66 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the design and image quality. The portability and usability are also appreciated. There are some mixed opinions about the flash and size.

sensor, usability, portability, image quality, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital SLR Cameras the Sony Alpha 7 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Sony Alpha 7

 

If there's one thing that you can say about Sony's digital camera business, it's that they've experimented with many different concepts. From SLRs with dual autofocus systems and Translucent Mirror Technology to its NEX mirrorless line-up, Sony has...

(1) Extended Dynamic Range, noticeably better than my Canon FF Camera System ; (2) Easy to recover hidden detail in shadows ; (3) Very good Resolution with appropriate high quality lenses ; (4) Excellent EVF ; (5) Relatively compact and light VS a...

(1) Lack of off the shelf high quality FE Prime Lenses ; (2) Quite poor Battery Life. I predominantly manually focus my lenses using Live View, Zoom and Focus Peaking. You can expect ~ 240 Frames from a battery charge ; (3) Slow Start Up from Switch On...

The Alpha 7 has broken new ground in the full-frame market, in terms of both size and price. Its compact size, broad feature set and very good Raw image quality make it a compelling option for those wanting a large sensor. Unfortunately, the JPEGs have...

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Camera Test: Sony Alpha 7 (A7)

 

When Sony introduced the Alpha 7 and 7R full-frame interchangeable-lens compacts last year, we tested the A7R first, given that its breathtaking 36.4MP sensor made it the hotter news by far. The A7's 24.3MP sensor makes it a different beast than the...

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Sony UK announces The Sony Alpha 7 Full-Frame Photography Academy

 

A series of photography commissions with leading photographers Joe Cornish, Bay Garnett, Joshua Hoffine and Gavin Evans to mark the launch of the Sony Alpha 7 and Alpha 7R.

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Goondu Review: Sony Alpha 7

 

There is no doubt competitors will be scrambling to find an answer to this camera that has rightly excited many photo enthusiasts.

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Sony Alpha 7

 

The Sony Alpha 7 is a fast-shooting, full-frame mirrorless camera that is capable of capturing some impressive images, but we prefer its sibling, the 7R, overall.

Video is recorded in AVCHD format at up to 1080p60 quality; 1080i60 and 1080p24 are also available in that format, as are 1080p30 and VGA quality in the more easily shareable MP4 format. The AVCHD footage looks great; sharp details are preserved,...

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