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9.3 out of 10

Sony Alpha A7

Great Deal: $1,699.99

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Overall 8
8.0

The perfect travel companion

Chad the trekker, B&H Photo
2 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: The perfect travel camera that allows you to use your creative self without all of the bulk
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Small / Compact
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Overall 10
10

Game Changer

MrMendez20, B&H Photo
25 August 2014
  • Excerpt: Full Frame mirrorless camera? I love what Sony is doing with their mirrorless technology, I had two pervious NEX models and now upgraded to the A7. The quality and ability to adapt this camera to countless lenses is perfect for any photographer. My personal favorite feature besides the full frame of course would be the apps that you can load directly to the camera.
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Great Resolution, Large Clear LCD
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Overall 8
8.0

Friendly camera

Shoestring shooter, B&H Photo
17 August 2014
  • Excerpt: I mostly shoot macro work of fine art. This camera gives me enough resolution and exposure range. It's friendly and easy to use. I give it a 4 and not a 5 because (1) Sony hasn't brought out enough lenses, the lenses they have brought out aren't all stellar, and they're rather expensive, and (2) Sony is probably going to bring out the next model pretty soon. Battery life is poor, too. But if those few issues weren't true, I'd give it a 5.
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Good resolution, Small / Compact, Small Body Large Sensor, Technological Achievement
  • Cons: Noisy Shutter, Short Battery Life
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Overall 8
8.0

Love this camera!

PJ, B&H Photo
17 August 2014
  • Excerpt: I returned a Canon 6D and purchased the Sony A7. The Canon was just too heavy for me to be able to shoot as much as I enjoy. I love the availability of adapters and legacy lenses. The peaking feature nicely assists manual focus. The camera is 5 star, the Sony documentation not so much. The PDF/Kindle version of a book on the A7 that I found online during my camera research was my best investment. As mentioned in other reviews, buy extra batteries.
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Fast Shutter Speed, Good in Low Light, Great Resolution, Large Clear LCD, Portraits, Small / Compact
  • Cons: Short Battery Life
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Overall 10
10

Thrilled. No Regrets.

Joe, B&H Photo
14 August 2014
  • Excerpt: Switched to mirrorless Sony A7 after 30+ years of photography. Upgraded from 7-year-old semi-pro APSC DSLR. Have shot 35mm SLR & DSLR, as well as medium format SLR, TLR and view cameras. So far, I'm thrilled, and have no regrets. Here are some of the issues I was concerned about prior to purchase.Size: Feels great in the hand, similar in size to a metal bodied SLR from the '60s or '70s.
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Good in Low Light, Great Resolution, Large Clear LCD, Small / Compact
  • Cons: Short Battery Life
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Overall 10
10

Outstanding product

Marcelo, B&H Photo
13 August 2014
  • Excerpt: First time I ever write a review. I shoot mostly landscape and seascape and after a trip to New Zealand I returned home with longstanding low back pain due to heavyweight equipment I carried with me: Nikon D800, Nikon 16-35mm f/4; Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8; Nikon 105mm f/2.8; and Nikon 24-120mm f/4 + filters, batteries and an aluminum Manfrotto tripod.
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Good in Low Light, Great Resolution, Small / Compact
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Overall 10
10

"Less really is more!"

JourneyswiththeMessiah., B&H Photo
10 August 2014
  • Excerpt: When Sony introduced the fixed-lens RX1, I thought, "If only they had made it with interchangeable lenses and a viewfinder." The a7 series is that camera. I spent a lot of time testing both the a7 and a7r, eventually choosing the a7 for my personal needs. Although the a7r packs a massive amount of resolution, I felt the combined focus systems of the a7 fit my needs for photographing people and the 24 megapixel sensor delivers excellent resolution.
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Fast Shutter Speed, Good in Low Light, Great Resolution, Large Clear LCD, Small / Compact
  • Cons: Limited Zoom
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Overall 8
8.0

Nice camera I would buy it again

txbo, B&H Photo
7 August 2014
  • Excerpt: I like the camera looks, feels good. All the bottoms may take a while to get to know. Still need time to compare the picture with my Canon 5d mark iii.
  • Pros: Great Resolution, Large Clear LCD, Small / Compact
  • Cons: Complicated Controls, Short Battery Life
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Overall 10
10

Very enjoyable camera

felixie, B&H Photo
6 August 2014
  • Excerpt: This camera is light, yet feels good in hand. very convenient menu access when you customize and get used to it. Love the DRO feature, perfect for gloomy days. wifi and NFC works perfectly. Two batteries are generally enough but I've got three. Perfect with my old FD and FL lenses. EVF looks great although barely use it in practice. Only drawback is the high ISO performance. But still it's good for the price.
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Fast Shutter Speed, Great Resolution, High Dynamic Range, Small / Compact
  • Cons: Noise at high ISO, Short Battery Life
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Overall 10
10

Breathtaking photos in a compact package

Phoxrox, B&H Photo
6 August 2014
  • Excerpt: Up to this point, all of my cameras have been MFT, but I have an extensive collection of legacy and MF lenses. I still love my MFT cameras for their compact size/weight and utility, and they will continue to be my go-to choice for much of my photographic needs. And I have to say, the quality of MFT is more than satisfactory for what I do, including RAW, video, HDR, etc.
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Fast Shutter Speed, Good in Low Light, Great Resolution, Large Clear LCD, Small / Compact
  • Cons: Poor Image Stabilization, Short Battery Life
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