Summary Sony A7

Prices Price
Body only
$998 - $3,198
With 28-70mm lens
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 26
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 36
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help Full frame 35.8x23.9mm
Screen resolution
Help 1,229k dots
Help 24 MP
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 60fps
Screen size
Help 3"
Light sensitivity
Help 25,600 ISO
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Lenses Lenses
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The Sony A7 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Low light performance Very low noise at high ISO Help
2,449 ISO
Screen resolution High resolution screen Help
1,229k dots
Dynamic range Wide dynamic range Help
14.2 EV
Viewfinder size Large viewfinder Help
True resolution High true resolution Help
24 MP
Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies
External mic jack External mic jack Help
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Movie continuous focus Movie continuous focus Help
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Sensor cleaning Self cleaning sensor Help
Avoids dust in your photos
Popularity Very popular Help
Among snapsort users
Overall image quality Incredible overall image quality Help
Color depth Good color depth Help
24.9 bits
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Supports 24p 24p movies Help
For that film look
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
Autofocus Autofocuses shooting video Help
Phase detection
Lens availability More lenses available Help
92 lenses
Shutter lag Short shutter lag Help
221 ms shutter lag
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting


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The Sony A7 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Cross type focus points Fewer cross-type focus points Help
Light sensitivity (boost) Low boost light sensitivity Help
25,600 ISO
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
30 seconds
Startup delay Longer startup delay Help
1700 ms startup delay
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Announced Old Help
October 2013
Built-in flash No built-in flash Help




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Seedart (3:41 AM, October 12, 2014)
The viewfinder entry seems to be wrong since it says digital, yet also says "doesn't use battery". Also, are you sure this camera is weather sealed?