Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D Review

Overall Score

50

Main Features

  • 6 MP APS-C CCD Sensor
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
  • 3 fps continuous shooting
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 150 x 106 x 78 mm, 845g.
  • Price Category:
  • Replaced by: Alpha DSLR-A700

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Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D Overview


First introduced in January, 2005, Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D is a 6 MP DSLR with a APS-C (23.5 x 15.7 mm) sized CCD sensor.

Konica replaced Minolta Maxxum 7D with Sony A700. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Konica Minolta 7D with Sony A700


Proc and Cons of Konica Minolta 7D


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D with competitors in semi-pro dslr cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
External Flash
RAW Support
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
Flash Sync Port
Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
Optical Viewfinder
3.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
9 Focus Points
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No AF Face Detection
Low Resolution Sensor: 6 MP
Low Screen Resolution: 207k dots
Weight: 845g
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No Environmental Sealing
Small LCD Screen: 2"
Slow Continuous Shooting: 207 fps
Low Battery Life: 400 shots
Type Scores

Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D has an Overall Score of 50/100 and ranked #142 out of 205 in DSLR cameras, and ranked #484 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Konica Minolta 7D Scores
Imaging score
46
Features score
45
Value for money score
64
Portability score
69
Overall score
50
Average Scores in Semi-Pro DSLR
Imaging Score
55
Features Score
58
Value For Money Score
73
Portability Score
70
Overall score
61

Physical Dimensions of Konica Minolta 7D


Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D weighs 845g and has external dimensions of 150 x 106 x 78mm (5.91 x 4.17 x 3.07"). Considering that the average weight of Semi-Pro DSLR cameras is 783g, Konica Minolta 7D is 62 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Semi-Pro DSLR Cameras


Konica Minolta 7D
845g
Average weight
783g
Min weight
479g
Max weight
1074g

Thickness Comparison
Semi-Pro DSLR Cameras


Konica Minolta 7D
78mm
Average Thickness
75mm
Min Thickness
64mm
Max Thickness
86mm

Here is the front and top view image of Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D with the dimensions:

Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Minolta Maxxum 7D Dimensions Minolta Maxxum 7D
Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 Sony A700 768 g 845 g 142 x 105 x 80 mm 150 x 106 x 78 mm
Konica Minolta Maxxum 5D Konica Minolta 5D 670 g 845 g 131 x 93 x 67 mm 150 x 106 x 78 mm
Sony Alpha DSLR-A100 Sony A100 638 g 845 g 133 x 95 x 71 mm 150 x 106 x 78 mm
Sony SLT-A77 Sony A77 732 g 845 g 143 x 104 x 81 mm 150 x 106 x 78 mm
Sony SLT-A58 Sony A58 492 g 845 g 129 x 95 x 78 mm 150 x 106 x 78 mm
Canon EOS 700D Canon 700D 580 g 845 g 133 x 100 x 79 mm 150 x 106 x 78 mm
Sony SLT-A99 Sony A99 812 g 845 g 147 x 111 x 78 mm 150 x 106 x 78 mm
Canon EOS 70D Canon 70D 755 g 845 g 139 x 104 x 79 mm 150 x 106 x 78 mm

Specifications of Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D


General
Brand Konica
Model Minolta Maxxum 7D
Announced January, 2005
Body Type Mid-size SLR
Lens
Lens Mount Sony/Minolta Alpha
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1.5
Number of Lenses 143
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 2"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 207k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 95%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.6
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 9
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 3.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash
Flash Modes Auto, Fill-in, Red-Eye reduction, Slow Sync, Off
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ± EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size APS-C
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions - mm
Sensor Area 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 6 MP
Max Image Resolution 3008 x 2000
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution None
Video Formats
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 400 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model NP-400
Physical
Weight 845 g
Physical Dimensions 150 x 106 x 78 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type Compact Flash (Type I or II)
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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