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Sony NEX-7 Hands-On Field Test by TheCameraStoreTV

Discussion in 'Open Discussion' started by Amin Sabet, Sep 28, 2011.

  1. Amin Sabet

    Amin Sabet Administrator

    Aug 6, 2011
  2. Rafael Lopes

    Rafael Lopes TalkEmount Rookie

    Sep 28, 2011
    Hahaha...very creative review
    The NEx7 looks badass though :) 
    I'd really like to know if it experiences the same click sound issue during video capture as the NEX5N does.
  3. storyteller

    storyteller TalkEmount Veteran

    Sep 25, 2011
    Meh. It was interesting enough but hardly a review. More hyping the features to get more people to buy it. But hey, its a camera shop and I already want one so no big deal. :rolleyes: 
  4. jebuskrust

    jebuskrust TalkEmount Regular

    Sep 16, 2011
    Limassol, Cyprus
    Well, I don't know about you guys but I'm kinda hooked and wish I wouldn't see that. So many GREAT features, and that besides the viewfinder, hot shoe etc.
    Maybe I will put aside a separate account to add on each month and in one year time make myself a real nice present :) 

    Here's a link for unboxing the NEX 7
  5. JJJPhoto

    JJJPhoto TalkEmount Regular

    Aug 8, 2011
    OK for a video review. There is only so much that you can squeeze into a short YouTube video review and at least they tried to be a little creative ... although it would have been funnier if homeless guys wearing T-shirts with Nikon and Canon logos kept walking into the video trying to take the NEX-7 from him. ;) 

    The unboxing video from jebuskrust is interesting. I was expecting a little more innovation in the packaging based on comments from Sony reps (something more like the packaging for a Leica) but the packaging for the NEX-7 only looks "a little" better than standard NEX packaging ... just with black-painted cardboard. To be honest, I don't "really" care about the packaging as long as it protects the camera/lens during shipping ... I was just expecting more of a "WOW" experience when opening the NEX-7 based on the Sony comments.
  6. CesarM

    CesarM TalkEmount Rookie

    Aug 20, 2011
    i like this camera :D 
  7. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ

    A fun review, although not overly informative.
  8. Pelao

    Pelao TalkEmount Rookie

    Aug 8, 2011
    The thing that strikes me in this video is how compact the camera is in his hands. It's large for a mirrorless, but looks surprisingly unobtrusive.
  9. macjim

    macjim TalkEmount Regular

    Aug 10, 2011
    Not one of their better shows. I'm subscribed to the show in YouTube and generally they are interesting reviews but with the occasional silly show - the nex-7 one being in the silly category. Now, it could have been simply because it was a pre-poduction model and they couldn't give a full review so hopefully once it is on sale, we might get a proper review. But don't hold your breath on that one as the review of the X10 was done in the style of DigitalRevTV
  10. macjim

    macjim TalkEmount Regular

    Aug 10, 2011
    There's a new review of the nex-7 in the new issue of Amateur Photographer. Gets a 90% in their tests.
  11. olli

    olli TalkEmount Veteran

    Aug 16, 2011
    Washington DC
    Amazing how may reviews of the NEX 7 have been appearing considering the production problems. Perhaps Sony are happy to have the camera kept in the public eye in the run up to Christmas - hoping that potential purchases might hold off on going to alternatives?
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