Cam1 vs Cam2

Nikon D7100 vs. Sony a7R

It's never been easier to decide which camera is the best choice for you. Below, we'll look at more specs than you can shake a stick at.

Nikon D7100

Resolution:
24 megapixels
Screen Size:
3.2" screen
Sensor Type:
APS-C sensor
Release Date:
2/21/2013
LCD Movement:
Fixed
Autofocus Details:
Contrast Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi-area
Selective single-point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Face Detection
Live View
Autofocus Light?:
Battery Type:
Battery Pack
Battery Specs:
Lithium-Ion EN-EL15 rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life:
950
Type:
Mid-size SLR
Built-In Flash?:
Yes (Pop-up)
Color Filter:
Continuous Drive:
6.0 fps
Custom White Balance:
Yes
Dimensions:
136 x 107 x 76 mm (5.35 x 4.21 x 2.99")
Drive Modes:
Effective Pixels:
24 megapixels
Sealed / Weather-Proof?:
Yes (Water and dust resistant)
Exposure Compensation:
+/-5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Exposure Modes:
External Flash:
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
File Format:
Flash Modes:
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
Flash Range:
12.00 m (at ISO 100)
Focal Length Equivalent:
Format:
MPEG-4, H.264
GPS:
Optional
HDMI:
Yes (Mini Type C)
ISO:
ISO 100 รขโ‚ฌโ€œ 6400, Lo-1 (ISO 50), Hi-1 (ISO 12,800), Hi-2 (ISO 25,600)
Aspect Ratio(s):
3:2, 16:9
Image Stabilization:
No
JPG Quality Levels:
Live View:
Yes
Manual Exposure Mode:
Yes
Manual Focus:
Yes
Maximum Resolution:
6000 x 4000
Maximum Aperture:
Maximum Shutter Speed:
1/8000 sec
Microphone?:
Stereo
Minimum Shutter Speed:
30 sec
Number of Focal Points:
51
Orientation Sensor?:
Yes
Processor:
Remote Control?:
Yes (Optional, wired MC-DC2 or wireless WR-1 and WR-R10 )
Screen Dots:
1228
Screen Size:
3.2"
Screen Type:
Wide Viewing Angle TFT-LCD monitor
Self Timer?:
Yes (2 or 10 seconds)
Photo Detectors:
25 megapixels
Sensor Size:
APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
Sensor Type:
CMOS
Shutter Priority:
Yes
Speaker?:
Mono
Storage Types:
SD/SDHC/SDXC x 2 slots
Subject / Scene Modes:
Yes
Timelapse Recording:
Yes
Touch Screen?:
No
USB:
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Uncompressed Formats:
RAW
Video:
1080i60, 1080p25 in NTSC countries, 1080i50, 1080p24 in PAL countries
Viewfinder:
Optical (pentaprism)
White Balance Bracketing:
Yes
Weight (With Battery Installed):
765 g (1.69 lb / 26.98 oz)
White Balance Presets:
12
Metering Mode Details:
Multi
Center-weighted
Average
ASIN(s):
B00BI9X7UC B0196WLB2S
Maximum ISO (Boosted):
25600
Wireless:
Optional
Body Construction Material:
Color Space:
Headphone Port?:
Yes
Microphone Port?:
Yes
MSRP:
Body only: $1199.95/ยฃ1099.99/โ€šยฌ1179, With 18-105mm F3.5-5.6 VR lens : $1,599/ยฃ1,299/โ€šยฌ1399
AE Bracketing:
(2, 3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
Flash Sync Speed:
1/250 sec
Wireless:
Lens Mount:
Nikon F

Sony a7R

Resolution:
36 megapixels
Screen Size:
3" screen
Sensor Type:
Full frame sensor
Release Date:
10/16/2013
LCD Movement:
Tilting
Autofocus Details:
Contrast Detect (sensor)
Multi-area
Center
Single
Continuous
Face Detection
Live View


Autofocus Light?:
Yes
Battery Type:
Battery Pack
Battery Specs:
NP-FW50 lithium-ion battery and charger
Battery Life:
340
Type:
SLR-style mirrorless
Built-In Flash?:
No
Color Filter:
Primary color filter
Continuous Drive:
4.0 fps
Custom White Balance:
Yes
Dimensions:
127 x 94 x 48 mm (5 x 3.7 x 1.89")
Drive Modes:
Effective Pixels:
36 megapixels
Sealed / Weather-Proof?:
Yes
Exposure Compensation:
+/-5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Exposure Modes:
External Flash:
Yes (via Multi Interface shoe)
File Format:
Flash Modes:
Flash Range:
Focal Length Equivalent:
Format:
MPEG-4, AVCHD
GPS:
None
HDMI:
Yes (micro-HDMI port with 4K still, uncompressed video output)
ISO:
100-25600
Aspect Ratio(s):
3:2, 16:9
Image Stabilization:
No
JPG Quality Levels:
Extra fine, fine, standard
Live View:
Yes
Manual Exposure Mode:
Yes
Manual Focus:
Yes
Maximum Resolution:
7360 x 4912
Maximum Aperture:
Maximum Shutter Speed:
1/8000 sec
Microphone?:
Stereo
Minimum Shutter Speed:
30 sec
Number of Focal Points:
25
Orientation Sensor?:
Yes
Processor:
Bionz X
Remote Control?:
Yes (wired)
Screen Dots:
1230
Screen Size:
3"
Screen Type:
Xtra Fine LCD
Self Timer?:
Yes (2 or 10 sec; continuous (3 or 5 exposures))
Photo Detectors:
37 megapixels
Sensor Size:
Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm)
Sensor Type:
CMOS
Shutter Priority:
Yes
Speaker?:
Mono
Storage Types:
SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo
Subject / Scene Modes:
Yes
Timelapse Recording:
No
Touch Screen?:
No
USB:
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Uncompressed Formats:
RAW
Video:
headphone and microphone ports, XLR support via adapter
Viewfinder:
Electronic
White Balance Bracketing:
Yes
Weight (With Battery Installed):
465 g (1.03 lb / 16.40 oz)
White Balance Presets:
10
Metering Mode Details:
Multi
Center-weighted
Spot
ASIN(s):
B00V9LXKC4
Maximum ISO (Boosted):
Wireless:
Built-In
Body Construction Material:
Magnesium alloy
Color Space:
sRGB, AdobeRGB
Headphone Port?:
Yes
Microphone Port?:
Yes
MSRP:
$2299.99 / ยฃ1699 (body only)
AE Bracketing:
+/-5 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
Flash Sync Speed:
Wireless:
with NFC and wireless control via PlayMemories Mobile app
Lens Mount:
Sony E