A Review of the Tiny But Powerful Sony a7CR Mirrorless Camera

The Sony a7CR crams the formidable 61-megapixel full frame sensor from the nearly twice-as-expensive a7R V into a body barely bigger than the original a7C. What can you get out of this tiny powerhouse? This excellent video review takes a look at what you can expect. 

Coming to you from Christopher Frost, this great video review takes a look at the Sony a7CR mirrorless camera. Despite its diminutive size, the a7CR still comes with a full slate of features, including:

  • 61MP Full-Frame Exmor R CMOS sensor
  • BIONZ XR processor enables up to 8 fps burst shooting
  • Improved processing engine with up to 8x greater performance
  • Pixel Shift Multi Shooting mode for 240.8 MP composite images
  • Accurate exposure and color with AI-powered algorithms
  • 5-axis in-body image stabilization up to 7 stops
  • Next generation autofocus with Real-Time Tracking and Eye AF
  • Advanced 693-point hybrid AF system covers 79% of image area
  • Full-time DMF for switching between AF and MF
  • Real-time Eye AF supported during video recording
  • Focus Map visualizes depth of field similar to peaking
  • Records oversampled 4K and Full HD at up to 120 fps
  • S-Log3, S-Gamut3.Cine, and S-Cinetone color profiles
  • Front command dial for added speed and control
  • Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity
  • 3.5mm ports for mic and headphones
  • 2.36m-dot OLED electronic viewfinder with 120fps mode
  • Vari-angle 3.0” 1.03m-dot touchscreen LCD
  • Accepts high-capacity Z battery or USB power/charging
  • Durable magnesium alloy body with weather sealing

For creatives who want a lot of power in a portable package, the a7CR looks quite impressive. Check out the video above for Frost's full thoughts. 

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Alex Cooke is a Cleveland-based portrait, events, and landscape photographer. He holds an M.S. in Applied Mathematics and a doctorate in Music Composition. He is also an avid equestrian.

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