64points

Sony A7

71points

Sony Alpha 7R

Sony Alpha 7R
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62 facts in comparison

Sony A7 vs Sony Alpha 7R

Sony A7
Sony Alpha 7R

Why is Sony A7 better than Sony Alpha 7R?

  • 25% faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
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    5fpsvs4fps
  • 0.71% wider dynamic range
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    14.2Evsvs14.1Evs
  • 50 more lenses available
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    71vs21

Why is Sony Alpha 7R better than Sony A7?

  • 49.38% more megapixels (main camera)
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    36.3MPvs24.3MP
  • 22.15% lower noise at high ISO
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    2746 ISOvs2248 ISO
  • 5 better image quality
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    95vs90
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
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  • 9g lighter
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    465gvs474g
  • 3.23% better color depth
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    25.6bitsvs24.8bits
  • Has sensor shift stabilization
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  • 20.95% less body volume
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    573.02cm³vs573.024cm³

Price comparison

Design

1.Has a flip-out screen
Sony A7
Sony Alpha 7R
Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.
2.weight

474g

465g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
3.viewfinder coverage

100%

100%

With 100% coverage, you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage, you may have to crop your photos afterward to get them looking perfect.
4.resolution

1358 x 906px

1358 x 906px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
5.Has a hot shoe
Sony A7
Sony Alpha 7R
A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.
6.pixel density

544ppi

544ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.

Optics

1.sensor size

35.8 x 23.9mm

35.8 x 23.9mm

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
2.focus points

117

117

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
3.megapixels (main camera)

24.3MP

36.3MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
4.maximum light sensitivity

25600 ISO

25600 ISO

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
5.continuous shooting at high resolution

5fps

4fps

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
6.has AF tracking
Sony A7
Sony Alpha 7R
With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 60fps

1080 x 60fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Sony A7
Sony Alpha 7R
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
3.has a 24p cinema mode
Sony A7
Sony Alpha 7R
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
4.supports AVCHD format
Sony A7
Sony Alpha 7R
AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
Sony A7
Sony Alpha 7R
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
2.has a microphone input
Sony A7
Sony Alpha 7R
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Sony A7
Sony Alpha 7R
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Battery

1.Battery life (CIPA)

340shots

340shots

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
2.has a removable battery
Sony A7
Sony Alpha 7R
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
3.has a rechargeable battery
Sony A7
Sony Alpha 7R
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
4.has a battery level indicator
Sony A7
Sony Alpha 7R
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.noise

2248 ISO

2746 ISO

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
2.image quality

90

95

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Sony A7
Sony Alpha 7R
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.color depth

24.8bits

25.6bits

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
5.dynamic range

14.2Evs

14.1Evs

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
6.has an external memory slot
Sony A7
Sony Alpha 7R
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.

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