The Leica T 701 features 16.3MP APS-C CMOS Sensor and Full HD 1920 x 1080p Video at 30 fps on the other hand Sony Alpha 7 features 24.3MP Full Frame Exmor CMOS Sensor and Full 1080/60p with Uncompressed Output, the big questions is why we are comparing a fullframe and a APS-C camera… since the Sony A7 fullrame is bit cheaper than Leica T APS-C based camera…
Leica T 701 vs. Sony Alpha 7 Specification Comparison Table.
Megapixel: The Sony Alpha 7 features more resolution compared to Leica T 701, so you will get large printouts and you can also re-compose /crop your images after shooting.
Bigger Sensor Size: Sony Alpha 7 have bit bigger sensor size compared to Leica T 701, bigger sensors captures more light and have better color depth, improved noise performance and increased dynamic range.
AF System: The Sony A7 features advance Phase +Contrast based AF system, but the Leica mirrorless system is limited to APS-C format only.
Better low light performance – The Sony Alpha 7 have more ISO range compared to Leica T 701, the Sony Alpha 7 features more ISO range hence you get better low-light images at HIGH ISO range.
Better Shutter Range: Sony Alpha 7 features better shutter range of 30 sec – 1/8000 in order to clearly record and freeze even the fastest movements into an ultra-sharp image. Fast shutter range will help you to capture amazing action shots; on the other hand Leica T 701 shutter range is limited to 30 sec 1/4000 only.
Video Mode: Leica T 701 features full HD video recording @ 30 fps frame rate. HD video recording @ 30 fps. Leica T 701 Movie recording can easily be activated through a record button located on the top of the camera.
Video Mode: Sony Alpha 7 features full HD video recording @ 60 fps frame rate. HD video recording @30 fps.
Supported formats: Sony Alpha 7 supports in-camera AVCHD codec frames rates in super-smooth 60p, standard 60i or cinematic 24p. MP4 codec is also available for smaller files for easier upload to the web. External recording devices via an HDMI connection in 60p and 60i frame-rates
Display: Leica T 701 features bigger and high resolution display compared to Sony Alpha 7.
Leica T 701 features 3.7”Screen & touch screen with+1,300,000 (screen dots) on the other hand Sony Alpha 7 have 3.0”Screen & Tilting with + 1,230,000 Screen dots, so we get more flexibility while composing our shot with Leica T 701.
Viewfinder: Sony Alpha 7 features EVF 100% Eye Tracking AF viewfinder on the other hand Leica T 701 have optional viewfinder.
Battery Life (CIPA): Leica T 701 battery rating is 400 shots and other hand Sony Alpha 7 battery rating is 340 shots. According to CIPA.
Dimensions: Leica T 701 is smaller than Sony Alpha 7.
Weight: Leica T 701 lighter than Sony Alpha 7.
Built in WiFi and NFC in A7, the Sony A7 camera features built in NFC and WiFi Connectivity, the Leica is limited to WiFi connectivity only.
Verdict: The clear winner of this comparison is Sony A7, you get 2X bigger sensor, advance AF system and better video mode… we highly recommend you to buy Sony A7.
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