• 35mm 861.6mm2
  • 36.4 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25600
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12800

Buy From

Advantages

Sony A7R over Samsung NX1100

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Lens selection
    Good vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Larger sensor
    35mm vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs rear LCD only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • 60p
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • External Mic
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • More pixels
    36.4 vs 20.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Newer
    11 months vs 19 months old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 12800 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility
  • Faster shutter
    1/8000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Samsung NX1100 over Sony A7R

  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos and video

Buy From

Review Excerpt

  • Incredibly small body for a fully-featured, full-frame camera; Resolution that rivals a medium-format camera; Excellent image quality even at very high sensitivities; Decent performance bearing in mind its extremely high resolution; Accepts existing Alpha-mount and E-mount lenses, and can optionally crop to APS-C image circle.

  • Extreme resolution makes focus and lens quality critical; Modest performance; Loud shutter; Lacks hybrid autofocus of the A7; Mediocre battery life when using electronic viewfinder; Slow X-sync; Limited selection of native Sony FE lenses.

The Competition

Compared to Sony A7

Sony A7R
Sony A7
  • $2025
  • 35mm
  • More pixels
  • Lighter weight
  • $1298
  • 35mm
  • Bigger pixels
  • On-sensor phase detect
Samsung NX1100
Sony A7
  • $318
  • APS-C
  • Lighter weight
  • $1298
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
Compare Other Cameras?