Sony Alpha A7R
Best image quality outside of medium format.
Full-frame sensor means no crop with any lenses.
Small body with good ergonomics and controls.
Excellent large and detailed electronic viewfinder.
Tilting 3 inches screen with live histogram.
AF lacks confidence in low light.
No built-in stabilization.
Needs optically stabilized lenses.
Limited selection of native lenses at launch.
Continuous bursts limited to 4fps and 15-25 frames.
Screen not touch-sensitive.
Focus and burst shooting are slower than Alpha 7.
No built-in flash.
External battery charger not included.
By Digital Photography Review on February 13, 2014
When it comes to getting high image quality from a small, full-frame camera, the Sony a7R has it wrapped up. It's worth the higher price and pairs well with Sony's impressive FE...82
By cnet on January 22, 2014
As long as you don't need fast autofocus or great burst shooting, the Sony Alpha ILCE-7R is great, compact alternative to entry-level full-frame cameras from Nikon and...80
By What Digital Camera on January 15, 2014
In terms of its raw feature set, there's no arguing that the Alpha 7R pretty much outstrips every single other CSC on the market. The 36.4MP full frame sensor is more in keeping with a high-end DSLR than a CSC and it delivers resolution performance...90
By ePHOTOzine on January 08, 2014
The Sony Alpha A7R is a feature packed camera, with a high resolution 36 megapixel full-frame sensor, full HD video, built in Wi-Fi and NFC, and a high resolution electronic viewfinder as well as a tilting screen, all packed into a compact metal weather...90
By The Imaging Resource on December 18, 2013
The news you've been waiting for has arrived! The age of the fully-featured, full-frame mirrorless camera is finally here -- and boy, what a duo of cameras kickstart the revolution. The Sony A7R promises absolutely amazing image quality in a compact...100
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...84
By PC Mag on December 10, 2013
The Sony Alpha 7R is a full-frame mirrorless camera with an amazing 36-megapixel image sensor. It's not quite as fast to shoot as its twin sibling, the Alpha 7, but its image quality earns it our Editors' Choice...90
By Pocket-lint on December 10, 2013
To some the A7R's presence may baffle. A pricier and, in part, less featured A7 - what's the point? Well, our friends, this specialist kit is all about superior image quality. And it's here that the Alpha A7R really stands out. At low ISO...80
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
By PhotographyBLOG on December 04, 2013
The Sony A7R is the world's first 35mm full-frame compact system camera (along with the A7 that was launched at the same time) and is also officially the world's smallest, lightest interchangeable lens camera with a full-frame sensor. The Sony...100