Sony A7R vs Sony A7

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Sony A7R

98

Sony A7

90

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony A7R

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
3,434 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
98.0
High true resolution
True resolution
36.2 MP
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Sony A7

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,229k dots
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Phase detection video autofocus
fast and accurate
Focus points
Many focus points
117
Weight
Light-weight
417 g

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Advantages of the Sony A7

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Autofocus
Faster video autofocus
Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Shoot videos without worrying about focus
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
1,229k dots vs 921k dots
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More than 30% higher resolution screen
Focus points
More focus points
117 vs 25
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Lowest price
Cheaper
$1,198.00 vs $1,679.00
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The best price we've seen is $481 cheaper (around 30% less)
Weight
Slightly lighter
417 g vs 465 g
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More than 10% lighter
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Advantages of the Sony A7R

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Low light performance
Significantly lower noise at high ISO
3,434 ISO vs 2,248 ISO
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The A7R has a slight edge (0.6 f-stops) in low-noise, high-ISO performance
True resolution
Significantly higher true resolution
36.2 MP vs 24 MP
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Capture more than 50% more detail in your photos
Overall image quality
Better image quality
98.0 vs 90.0
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Around 10% better image quality
Color depth
Better color depth
26 bits vs 24.8 bits
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Almost the same
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              similarities

              Compared to recent mirrorless cameras

              Common Strengths
              Low light performance Relatively low noise at high ISO Help
              A72,248 ISO
              A7R3,434 ISO
              Overall image quality Good image quality Help
              A790.0
              A7R98.0
              Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
              Shoot in extreme weather
              Dynamic range Good dynamic range Help
              A714.2 EV
              A7R13.9 EV
              Color depth Good color depth Help
              A724.8 bits
              A7R26 bits
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Movie continuous focus Focus continuously recording movies Help
              Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
              External mic jack Have external mic jacks Help
              Record higher quality audio with a microphone
              Supports 24p 24p support Help
              For that film look
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              True resolution Capture very high resolution images Help
              A724 MP
              A7R36.2 MP
              Lens availability Many lenses available Help
              92 lenses
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Sensor cleaning Self cleaning sensors Help
              Avoids dust in your photos
              External flash Each supports an external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Common Weaknesses
              Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
              Professional
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              30 seconds
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
              A7Hybrid detection
              A7RContrast detection
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Alpha A6000

              Sony Alpha A6000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $548 body only

              $648 - $698 with 16-50mm lens

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Focus points Has slightly more focus points
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lens availability Slightly fewer lenses available
              Nikon D750

              Nikon D750

              Pro DSLR

              $1,585 - $1,997 body only

              $2,125 - $2,697 with 24-120mm lens

              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
              Viewfinder Has higher quality type of viewfinder
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony A7S

              Sony A7S

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $1,947 - $2,498 body only

              $2,498 with 28-70mm lens

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
              Canon EOS 5D Mark III

              Canon EOS 5D Mark III

              Pro DSLR

              $2,240 - $2,499 body only

              $2,800 - $3,099 with 24-105mm lens

              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
              Viewfinder Has higher quality type of viewfinder
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon EOS 6D

              Canon EOS 6D

              Pro DSLR

              $1,269 - $1,399 body only

              $1,799 with 24-105mm lens

              Viewfinder Has higher quality type of viewfinder
              Startup delay Has significantly less startup delay
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Fujifilm X-T1

              Fujifilm X-T1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $1,199 - $1,200 body only

              $1,599 - $1,600 with 18-55mm lens

              Startup delay Has slightly less startup delay
              Light sensitivity (boost) Significantly higher boost light sensitivity
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              HDR Lacks a built-in HDR feature
              Nikon D810

              Nikon D810

              Pro DSLR

              $2,419 - $2,997 body only

              $3,697 with 24-120mm lens

              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
              Viewfinder Has higher quality type of viewfinder
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Sony A7 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Sony A7.

              Sony A7R Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Sony A7R.

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              Mascon (9:41 AM, January 13, 2015)
              чуть лучше экран и на 48 грамм легче оказалось ключевыми преимуществами для победы A7 ...да вы смеетесь :-)