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Sony Alpha 7R

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the focus and lens. The image quality and sensor are also mentioned favorably. Views about the screen and viewfinder are mixed. There are some critical opinions about the low light performance and software.

performance, sensor, image quality, lens, focus

battery, flash, shutter, software, low-light

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital SLR Cameras the Sony Alpha 7R is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Sony Alpha 7R


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Small, light, full-frame camera ; Excellent image quality when shooting Raw ; Solid build quality ; FE lenses are of superb quality, equal to the sensor's high resolution ; Compatible with a huge range of legacy 35mm camera lenses with no field-of-view...

Autofocus can be slow in low light ; Auto ISO tends to keep shutter speed at 1/FL sec, often resulting in soft images ; High-res sensor requires dedicated approach to shooting ; JPEG quality not as good as we'd like to see (less relevant for this...

When it comes to getting high image quality from a small, full-frame camera, the Sony a7R has it wrapped up. It's worth the higher price and pairs well with Sony's impressive FE lenses.

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Camera Test: Sony a7R Full-Frame, Interchangeable-Lens Camera


Imagine: A body that mimics the looks of DSLR, but in a size more akin to a Leica M, with resolution on par with the best full-frame cameras. And weighing about half as much as its closest competitor, the Nikon D800. What you get is the Sony Alpha 7R

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Sony Alpha 7R


The Sony Alpha 7R is a full-frame mirrorless camera with an amazing 36-megapixel image sensor. It's not quite as fast to shoot as its twin sibling, the Alpha 7, but its image quality earns it our Editors' Choice award.

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,...