Summary Sony A7

Prices Price
Body only
$990 - $1,698
With 28-70mm lens
$1,298
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#3 of 27
Among similar cameras
#4 of 39
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help Full frame 35.8x23.9mm
Screen resolution
Help 1,229k dots
Megapixels
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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Pros

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The Sony A7 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Low light performance Low noise at high ISO Help
2,248 ISO
Screen resolution High resolution screen Help
1,229k dots
Dynamic range Wide dynamic range Help
14.2 EV
Supports 24p 24p movies Help
For that film look
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
Autofocus Phase detection video autofocus Help
fast and accurate
Movie continuous focus Movie continuous focus Help
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting
Overall image quality Great overall image quality Help
90.0
Color depth Good color depth Help
24.8 bits
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Digital
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
Sensor cleaning Self cleaning sensor Help
Avoids dust in your photos
Popularity Very popular Help
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Cons

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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
Lens availability Slightly fewer lenses available Help
4 lenses
Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
Professional
Startup delay Longer startup delay Help
1700 ms startup delay
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Announced Old Help
October 2013
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
30 seconds

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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?