Sony A7 vs Sony NEX 7

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79

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Reasons to buy the Sony A7

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,229k dots
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
221 ms shutter lag
Thin
Thickness
1.9"
 

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

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Sony Alpha 7 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,270 - $1,598 body only

$1,515 - $1,798 with 28-70mm lens

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

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$898 body only

$880 - $998 with 16-50mm lens

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

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 body only

$648 with 16-50mm lens

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

Sony NEX-7 Competitors

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Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 body only

$648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Focus points More focus points
Size Larger
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Sony NEX 7n

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

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Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$898 body only

$880 - $998 with 16-50mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Focus points Many more focus points
Battery life Shorter battery life

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