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Sony Alpha a7R

alaTest has collected and analyzed 448 reviews of Sony Alpha a7R. 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. Reviewers really like the size and portability. The image quality and usability also get good feedback. There are some critical views about the memory and contrast, while there are mixed opinions on the energy efficiency and flash.

performance, usability, image quality, portability, size

battery, contrast, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony Alpha a7R is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Alpha a7R

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 user reviews of Sony Alpha a7R from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Opinions about the durability and sensor are overall positive. The image quality and portability also get good views. There are some less positive views about the contrast and battery, and there are mixed reviews on the focus and reliability.

performance, portability, image quality, sensor, durability

usability, screen, shutter, battery, contrast

96% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony Alpha a7R

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 116 user reviews of Sony Alpha a7R from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the size and image quality. The portability and usability also get good feedback. Views about the image stabilizer and color are different.

performance, usability, portability, image quality, size

94% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2019

Recommended by TR

Expert review by : Mike Topham (trustedreviews.com)

Sony A7R

 

The world's smallest full-frame camera is also one of the best

Great build quality ; Impressive video capabilities ; Strong image quality

Restrictive native lens line-up ; AF not as good as A7

The Alpha 7R is either equivalent or superior to its cheaper brother spec-wise in pretty much every way except one: autofocus. The A7 uses a combination of two types of autofocus, called phase detection and contrast detection, to deliver lightning fast...

Feb, 2014

Expert review by (t3.com)

Sony A7R review

 

The Sony A7R is the first full-frame mirrorless compact system camera

Pro-grade sensor ; Tilting LCD ; Rock solid build quality

Price ; Battery life could be better

Jan, 2014

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Sony A7R review

 

Full-frame sensor, tank-like build and lightning autofocus makes Sony's pro-friendly camera mighty tempting – even at this eye-watering price

Huge full-frame sensor ; Superb image quality ; Lightning autofocus speed ; Excellent viewfinder ; Rock-solid build

The price hurts ; No in-body image stabilisation

Fantastic ability and design come together to make a truly stellar mirrorless camera – with a price tag to match

May, 2014

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

Sony Alpha A7R review

 

The Sony Alpha A7R is a specialist camera if we ever saw one. Visually it looks nigh-on identical to the Alpha A7 - the other full-frame compact system camera released alongside this one - but it's that capital "R", which we'll call "resolution", that...

Small size, incredible low ISO full-frame image quality, excellent viewfinder quality, tilt-angle LCD, button customisation. focus peaking for accurate manual focus adjust

Poor battery life, some autofocus inaccuracy - and less capable than the more budget A7, full FE lens system yet to materialise, high ISO quality not class-leading

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.

Dec, 2013

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

Sony Alpha A7R hands-on: We test out the 36-megapixel full-frame system camera - Pocket-lint

 

Not content with launching one full-frame compact system camera, Sony has gone and launched two. The Sony Alpha A7R joins the A7 model, but offers a significant

Oct, 2013

Expert review by : Amy Davies (techradar.com)

Sony Alpha A7R review

 

Superb image quality from this revolutionary CSC

High resolution sensor ; No AA filter ; Full frame ; Inbuilt Wi-Fi

No touchscreen

Both the Sony A7 and the A7R are fantastic innovations. But for now, the system isn't quite complete enough. Although image quality is fantastic, it feels as if there are a few kinks that need to be ironed out.

Dec, 2013

Expert review by : expertreviews.co.uk (expertreviews.co.uk)

Sony A7 and A7R review

 

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

Mar, 2014

EISA AWARD - Best Product 2014-2015

Expert review by : EISA (eisa.eu)

Sony Alpha 7R

 

EUROPEAN PROFESSIONAL COMPACT SYSTEM CAMERA 2014-2015 - Sony Alpha 7R: By managing to squeeze a 35mm full-frame sensor into such a small mirrorless compact system camera, Sony has created a world first, and at a remarkable price. With 36 megapixels and...

Aug, 2014

Expert review by (tipa.com)

Sony Alpha 7R

 

The Sony Alpha 7R is the smallest and lightest CSC camera with a full-frame chip, it being the 36.4 MP Exmor CMOS sensor with no low-pass filter. With handling and access to controls and image parameters that will be familiar to and welcomed by...

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Sony Alpha 7R review

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The Sony Alpha 7R is a full-frame compact system camera (CSC). By placing a 35mm full-frame sensor in a mirrorless compact system camera, Sony has created a world first that potentially offers the picture quality of a top-end DSLR in a smaller, lighter...

Apr, 2014

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