Sony A7s vs. Sony A7R

The Sony A7s is recently announced by Sony and A7R is a megapixel monster, the A7R will give you very large images and suitable for studio / controlled light environment on the other side the A7s have the capability to shoot at almost dark situation without noise…

Sony Alpha 7S vs. Sony Alpha 7R 1

Major Difference

Sony Alpha 7S vs. Sony Alpha 7R Specification Comparison Table. 

Sony Alpha 7S vs. Sony Alpha 7R 3

Megapixel and Sensor Size: The Sony Alpha 7R features low resolution than Sony Alpha 7S, but due to the larger pixels can collect more light. Furthermore, the photo-diode design of the A7s has been revised for 100% output at darkest environment.

But Sony Alpha 7R comes with  more resolution compared to Sony Alpha 7s , so you will get large printouts and you can also re-compose /crop your images after shooting.

The NO-OLPF benefit – Sony Alpha 7R built without low-pass filter and Sony Alpha 7Shave, we will sure see improvement in sharpness performance when compared to 100%. 

Better low light performance with A7s – The Sony A7s Standard ISO range is 100 – 102400 and expandable ISO range is 50-409600, but Sony Alpha 7R standard ISO range is 100 and expandable ISO range 25600., the Sony Alpha 7R features more ISO range ( standard + expandable ) hence you get better low-light images at HIGH ISO range.

Top Continuous shooting speed: Sony Alpha 7S features fast shooting speed compared to Sony Alpha 7R.

Better video mode: Sony Alpha 7S can capture 4K video at QFHD (3840 x 2160) to a external recorder + Sony A7s also has a option to record full HD (1920 x 1080) at 60p, 60i, 30p, and 24p

Supported formats addition to the conventional AVCHD and MP4 formats

Other Video Feature of Sony A7S

  • external recorder via HDMI connection
  • APS-C crop mode
  • HD 720p video can be recorded at 120 fps for a 5x slow-motion effect
  • high-quality XAVC S format
  • a7S incorporates S-Log2 gamma
  • expand the effective dynamic range by 1300% to increase detail in both shadows and highlights
  • full HD and 4K base band HDMI output
  • XLR Adapter Microphone

Video mode: Sony Alpha 7R Full HD 1080 @ 60 and 24fps

Supported formats supported in both AVCHD and MP4 codecs. Frames rates in super-smooth 60p

Other Video Feature of Sony A7R

  • recorded off-camera via an HDMI connection
  • both built-in and external stereo recording is available
  • HDMI and wireless output allow
  • Viewing of still images on ultra-HD 4K television. The 3.0″ tilt-able LCD has a 1.23M-dot resolution and White Magic technology
  • HDMI connection in 60p and 60i frame-rates

Sony Alpha 7S vs. Sony Alpha 7R 2

Display: Both camera features same display (tilting).

Viewfinder: Sony Alpha 7S features Eye tracking viewfinder on the other hand Sony Alpha 7R only EVF,

Battery Life (CIPA): Sony Alpha 7S battery rating is 360 shots and other hand Sony Alph7R 340 shots. According to CIPA.

Weight: Sony Alpha 7R lighter than Sony Alpha 7S.

High ISO Test Between Sony A7s vs. Sony A7R

Sony A7s vs. Sony A7R 5


Verdict: Based on specification comparison review we highly recommend you to buy Sony A7s.

Buy Sony A7s from Amazon || Buy Sony A7R

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