LCD and Viewfinder
Sony NEX-7 has a Tilting 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 921k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
NEX-7 has a built-in Electronic viewfinder. The viewfinder has a coverage of 100% and a magnification ratio of 0.73x. 100% coverage ensures that what you see in the viewfinder while shooting matches exactly what you will get later in your image, helping accurate framing your shots and minimizes the need for cropping images later.
Max Shutter speed
Sony NEX-7 can shoot continuously at max speed of 10 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec.
NEX-7 has a built-in flash, and it also has a flash shoe to mount your external flashes too.
Sony NEX-7 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 25 points to choose from.
Sony NEX-7 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Sony NEX-7, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 60,24 fps and save in MPEG-4 and AVCHD formats. Full HD resolution of Sony NEX-7 will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.
NEX-7 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker. Sony NEX-7 also has a port for an external microphone so you can record high quality sound with the help of an external microphone.
Connectivity and Storage
You can connect NEX-7 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Sony NEX-7 is powered by battery which provides a shooting life of 430 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Mirrorless type cameras is 356 shots, Sony NEX-7 has a good battery life for its class.
Battery Life Comparison in Semi-Pro Mirrorless Cameras
Panasonic GH3 with its 540shots is the model with longest battery life among Semi-Pro Mirrorless cameras. Check the comparison of Sony NEX-7 vs Panasonic GH3 or take a look at Longest Battery Life Mirrorless cameras list.
Sony NEX-7 Features Compared to Main Competitors