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Sony α NEX-7

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88 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
88

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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Sony's NEX-7 is the company's best mirrorless camera yet, offering true DSLR image quality in a compact body.

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Reviews

85
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 10

85
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 13
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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Mirrorless interchangeable lens
Lens mount
Sony E
Resolution (effective)
24.3 megapixels
Sensor size
APS-C
Image stabilization
External (lens)
Memory card
Sd, Ms pro hg duo hx, Ms pro hg duo, Ms pro duo
Type
Lens mount
Resolution (effective)
Sensor size
Image stabilization
Memory card
Mirrorless interchangeable lens
Sony E
24.3 megapixels
APS-C
External (lens)
Sd, Ms pro hg duo hx, Ms pro hg duo, Ms pro duo

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88 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
88

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

88
 

User Reviews

80
MrPrayer
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
90
Adamjasonmoore
Sony has been a little slow to bring out lenses which can stand up to the quality...read more
100
cz13
A gadget unicorn - Engadget
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