Sony A7 vs Sony NEX 7

Winner
Sony A7

100

Sony NEX-7

78

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony A7

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,229k dots
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.71x
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 7

Size
Really small
Compact (111×59×38 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.5"
Weight
Light-weight
350 g
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX-7.

competitors

Sony A7 Competitors

Sony Alpha 7 II

Sony Alpha 7 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,190 - $1,298 body only

$1,430 - $1,498 with 28-70mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Weight Significantly heavier
Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$748 body only

$848 with 16-50mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Focus points Many more focus points
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$445 - $448 body only

$409 - $498 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen

Sony NEX-7 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$445 - $448 body only

$409 - $498 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Focus points More focus points
Size Larger
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$760 body only

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Focus points More focus points
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$579 - $598

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Movie format Higher resolution movies
True resolution Much lower true resolution

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Tracy (11:09 AM, March 19, 2015)
When will there be comparison or info on the A7 II?