Sony A7s Becomes The New Low-Light King at DxOMark

DxOMark published their test results for the Sony A7s mirrorless camera which is currently body only priced for $2,499 at Amazon.

Sony A7s sensor test results shows the camera scored a point of 87 and becomes the best low light sensor tested at DxOMark database.  The mirrorless camera easily beats the Nikon Df which is the second best camera with a $500 higher price.

Sony A7s had a good score overall, but according to DxO, the color depth and dynamic range are slightly lower than expected. However the low-light score of 3702 ISO is the best ever yet tested.

The Sony A7S features a new 12.2-megapixel with a 35mm full-frame sensor, 4K movie recording, ISO 50 to 102,400 (extendable to ISO 409,600) and an improved auto focus system that remains operational down to light levels as low as -4EV.

Sony A7s Becomes The New Low-Light King

Comparison with Sony A7s vs Nikon Df vs Nikon D4s


Comparison with Sony A7s vs Sony A7 vs Sony A7r

From DxOMark conclusion :

Sony’s A7 and A7R models have not unexpectedly generated a lot of interest with enthusiasts, and the new addition to the range looks equally intriguing, if perhaps for different reasons.

While it’s true the short register and low pixel density makes this model potentially more suitable with rangefinder type (non-retrofocus) wide-angle lenses, there’s little doubt it will appeal to those who value extreme low light performance over high pixel density. And then there’s the additional attraction of video, with 4K as an option (albeit with a third-party recorder). Even the price doesn’t look too bad against the Nikon Df, which is not only more expensive but can’t quite match the Sony’s low light capabilities and shuns video capture completely.

Sony A7s Price & Availability

The Sony A7s camera price is $2,499.00. The mirrorless camera will be released earlier than expected as the shipping date for the mirrorless 4K video recording camera now set for July 1, 2014.

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See how we covered the Sony A7s mirrorless camera after its officially announced.