Sony Alpha A7
Fullframe image sensor.
5fps burst shooting.
Impressive high ISO performance.
Sharp, tilting rear LCD.
Excellent OLED EVF.
Great control layout.
Compact, dust and moisture resistant body.
Vertical shooting grip available.
Great quality rivals DSLRs of similar resolution.
Sensor design includes OLPF.
No PC sync socket.
No built-in flash.
External battery charger not included.
Native lens library is in its infancy.
AF falls behind DSLR viewfinder or best mirrorless.
No built-in stabilization.
Needs optically stabilized lenses.
Limited selection of native lenses at launch.
Screen not touch-sensitive and doesn't fully articulate.
Fairly basic bracketing.
By Digital Photography Review on January 22, 2014
The Alpha 7 has broken new ground in the full-frame market, in terms of both size and price. Its compact size, broad feature set and very good Raw image quality make it a compelling option for those wanting a large sensor. Unfortunately, the JPEGs have...80
By DPexpert on January 16, 2014
REVIEW—SONY a7] by terry on 16 January 2014 Price: $1900 body (street price) Simply brilliant THE LOW-DOWN: This is the 24mp version of Sony’s full frame mirrorless camera. There is also a 36mp a7r ($2500 body). The magnesium alloy body is...-
By Sydney Morning Herald on January 16, 2014
This is the 24-megapixel version of Sony's full-frame mirrorless camera. There is also a 36-megapixel A7r ($2500 body). The magnesium alloy body is...-
By DigitalCameraReview on January 13, 2014
There's no doubt that Sony has raised the bar for all other camera manufacturers with the release of the a7/a7R. These cameras go far beyond the basic excitement of being full-frame mirrorless cameras. A broad feature set with extensive custom...80
By DigitalVersus on January 07, 2014
And now for the million dollar question: is Sony's A7 a better buy than the A7R? Well, that's not so straight forward to answer. The Alpha 7 is faster to start up and has a slightly speedier autofocus. Plus, it's less demanding when it comes...100
By tech.uk.msn.com on January 02, 2014
It's a wonderful opportunity to get into full frame photography - great pics, great fun, great price, great job...100
By TechReviewSource on December 19, 2013
The Sony Alpha 7 is a fast-shooting, full-frame mirrorless camera that is capable of capturing some impressive images, but we prefer its sibling, the 7R,...90
By CNET Australia on December 16, 2013
Offering excellent value for money, the Sony A7 opens up the magic of full-frame photography to an entirely new...89
By The Verge on December 16, 2013
The A7s are the most advanced and expensive mirrorless cameras Sony has ever produced. They may look similar to the company's line of NEX cameras, but the A7s have one significant difference: a *much* larger image sensor. Bigger sensors simply...83
By Digital Trends on December 06, 2013
If you can afford – or find – either of these cameras, buy one. Year 2013 isn't over yet but the Sony Alpha A7 and A7R are prime candidates for DT's Cameras of The Year award. In fact, barring the release of a spectacular model from...80