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The best Sony A7 deals in January 2022

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The A7 was Sony's first shot at the full-frame mirrorless camera market, although the fact that Sony has kept it available all these years shows just how relevant it remains. Although there are Mark II, Mark III and Mark IV versions of this camera, the original A7 is a real bargain – and one of our favorite camera deals.

Based around a 24MP sensor that's capable of capturing Full HD videos to 60p, the camera would make an excellent first-time full-frame buy for those on a budget, and would even be a great candidate as a second body to another camera.

Also known as the ILCE-7 or Alpha 7, the Sony A7 accepts the same E-mount Sony lenses as other option in the series, and has a tilting LCD and a high-resolution electronic viewfinder to help you compose images and HD videos with precision in all manner of lightning conditions.

Fast Hybrid AF and Eye AF are also on board, while the magnesium alloy body is robust and fashioned with a substantial grip that supports longer and/or heavier lenses. Furthermore, despite not being the newest Alpha model around, it's primed with both Wi-Fi and NFC.

We have recently noticed that the Sony A7 II can sometimes be found for around the same price as the A7 - so do check the prices of this upgraded version too (see current prices below), as this adds the useful advantage of in-body image stabilzation.

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A black Sony Alpha A7 camera

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Sony A7 Key Specs

Take a close look at the original Sony A7, now a bargain full-frame camera

Type: Mirrorless | Sensor: Full-frame | Megapixels: 24.3MP | Lens mount: Sony E-mount | Screen: 3in tilting, 0.9million dots | Viewfinder: EVF, 2.36million dots | ISO: : 100-25600 | Max burst speed: 5fps | Max video resolution: Full HD, 1080p | User level: Enthusiast

Impressive EVF
Superb image quality
Full frame sensor
No touchscreen
No in-body image stabilization

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Chris George has worked on Digital Camera World since its launch in 2017. He has been writing about photography, mobile phones, video making and technology for over 30 years – and has edited numerous magazines including PhotoPlus, N-Photo, Digital Camera, Video Camera, and Professional Photography. 

His first serious camera was the iconic Olympus OM10, with which he won the title of Young Photographer of the Year - long before the advent of autofocus and memory cards. Today he uses a Nikon D800, a Fujifilm X-T1, a Sony A7, and his iPhone 11 Pro.

He has written about technology for countless publications and websites including The Sunday Times Magazine, The Daily Telegraph, Dorling Kindersley, What Cellphone, T3 and Techradar.