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Sony Alpha a7 / a7K

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1381 reviews of Sony Alpha a7 / a7K. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Views about the image quality and price are on the whole positive. The portability and usability also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the contrast and shutter.

performance, usability, portability, price, image quality

battery, shutter, contrast

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony Alpha a7 / a7K is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Alpha a7 / a7K

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 44 user reviews of Sony Alpha a7 / a7K from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the durability and image quality. The lens and performance also get good feedback. Many are less positive about the battery and shutter. There are some mixed reviews about the color and portability.

usability, performance, lens, image quality, durability

focus, zoom, shutter, battery

98% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony Alpha a7 / a7K

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 261 user reviews of Sony Alpha a7 / a7K from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. People really like the lens and price. The usability and portability are also mentioned favorably. There are some critical comments about the image stabilizer and contrast. Opinions are divided on the zoom.

performance, portability, usability, price, lens

reliability, shutter, contrast, stabilizer

93% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Sony Alpha a7 / a7K

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Sony Alpha a7 / a7K from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.ca.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

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Expert review by : Phil Hall (trustedreviews.com)

Sony A7

 

Sony's groundbreaking full-frame CSC is very good but it's not without faults

Impressive level of customisation ; Compact size ; Competitive price tag ; Good handling

General burst mode performance poor ; Currently a limited range of lenses ; So-so kit lens

If you’re into shooting video the good news is that the Alpha 7 is well specified in this department. It offers full HD video capture at 1080p resolution, as well as at a frame rate of either 60 or 25p in AVCHD format. It also offers full live manual...

Dec, 2013

Expert review by : Mike Lowe (pocket-lint.com)

Sony Alpha A7 review

 

When the Sony Alpha A7 first materialised we were really rather excited. The first compact system camera with a full-frame sensor to surface in the market, it answered a question so many had been waiting for. Big sensor, small size, affordable price....

Affordable, small size, full-frame image quality is great with prime lens attached, excellent electronic viewfinder quality, tilt-angle LCD, button customisation, focus peaking for manual focus

Poor battery life, 28-70mm kit lens not great, full FE lens system yet to materialise, AF-C not comparable to DSLR, no pinpoint AF can mean questionable accuracy

The Sony Alpha A7 is a mini marvel with a big point of interest: that full-frame sensor. At £1,299 for the body only, this is as affordable as large-sensor snapping can get, and it could open up a whole new set of interest from more casual...

Nov, 2013

Expert review by : Mike Lowe (pocket-lint.com)

Hands-on: Sony Alpha A7 review - Pocket-lint

 

The NEX is dead. That's right, the new Sony Alpha A7 compact system camera represents Sony's decision to push the Alpha brand forward. And it does so in

Oct, 2013

Expert review by : Amy Davies (techradar.com)

Sony Alpha A7 review

 

An affordable full-frame CSC

Full frame sensor ; Light body ; Small body ; Tilting screen

Limited lens collection ; No touchscreen ; Limited raw functionality

For the price and size, you can't really beat the A7. This is a camera for early adopters, but it's a fantastic step forward and we're already looking forward to the next generation.

Jul, 2018

Expert review by (expertreviews.co.uk)

Sony Alpha a7 review: DSLR-beating quality in a pint-sized package

 

Stunning image quality for the size and price, but lenses are expensive

Buy now from Amazon for £878.99

Apr, 2019

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.co.uk)

Sony Alpha ILCE-7 (with 28-70mm Lens) review

 

There's no question that the cheaper model of Sony's full-frame interchangeable-lens duo looks mighty attractive, thanks to its lower price tag. The less-expensive 24-megapixel model (Alpha ILCE-7, aka A7) boasts faster performance and a better...

Sony's Alpha ILCE-7 , aka the A7, delivers excellent photo and video quality in a well-designed camera that's enjoyable to shoot with.

The long startup time and short battery life disappoint.

Sony Alpha ILCE-7 (A7) is a great alternative to similarly priced entry-level full-frame dSLRs, as long as you don't need speedy continuous shooting.

Feb, 2014

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Sony Alpha A7 review

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Is the Sony Alpha A7 a compact system camera with a full-frame sensor, or a high-end DSLR that looks like a CSC? It's shaped more like a CSC than rival full-frame cameras from Canon or Nikon, and it doesn't have the optical viewfinder or the mirror...

Jun, 2014

Expert review by : Amateur Photographer (amateurphotographer.co.uk)

Sony Alpha 7 review

 

I enjoyed shooting with the Alpha 7 thanks to the comfortable and well-proportioned handgrip, dual dials, logically positioned customisable controls and intuitive menu system. That said, I'd see like to see an improvement in some areas. Despite the...

Apr, 2014

Expert review by (professionalphotographer.co.uk)

Sony UK announces The Sony Alpha 7 Full-Frame Photography Academy

 

A series of photography commissions with leading photographers Joe Cornish, Bay Garnett, Joshua Hoffine and Gavin Evans to mark the launch of the Sony Alpha 7 and Alpha 7R.

Feb, 2014

Expert review by : Wilson Wong (techgoondu.com)

Goondu Review: Sony Alpha 7

 

There is no doubt competitors will be scrambling to find an answer to this camera that has rightly excited many photo enthusiasts.

Feb, 2014

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