Nexus 7


Parallels Desktop 7

by Parallels


iTools 7

by Tenon Intersystems


Alpha NEX-7

by Sony

Price Best Price: $870.00
  • OpenGL acceleration in Linux
  • Excellent virtual gaming performance in Windows
  • One-click installs for Ubuntu, Fedora, and Chrome
  • Highly customizable
  • Excellent all-around speed
  • Well-designed GUI and Web interface
  • Very easy installation and management
  • Simplifies administration of powerful Internet servers
  • Bundled anti-virus subscription is only 90 days
  • In-app Windows purchasing is overly complicated
  • Some limits on OS X virtual machines
  • Support for non-Windows OSes not obvious
  • Sets up user as Windows 7 Administrator by default
  • Repackages and charges for services already available in OS X
  • Manual lacks troubleshooting information
  • Limited Sendmail settings
At A Glance

Fast, stable, and highly customizable way to run Windows on a Mac.



Part Number       NEX7B.CEH


Display size       3.0  inches
Has live preview       1
Viewfinder       Electronic
Touchscreen       0

General Information

UPC Code       027242833838


Battery Type       Lithium Ion Battery

Ports and Connections

Available Interfaces       HDMI|USB


Battery Type       Lithium Ion Battery
Shots per charge (CIPA standard)       430.0


Width       4.75  inches
Depth       1.6875  inches
Height       2.75  inches
Weight       0.6875  pounds

Exposure Controls

Minimum Shutter Speed       30.0
ISO Low       100.0
Maximum Shutter Speed       .00025
Flash       Accessory Shoe|Built-in Auto Flash|Fill Flash|Flash Slow Sync
ISO High       16000.0
Maximum Frame Rate       60.0
Maximum Video Resolution       1920 x 1080
Video Capture Format       AVCHD

Image Processor

Megapixels       24.3
Image sensor       CMOS
White balance       Auto|Manual

Lens Features

Focal length conversion factor (SLR)       1.5  X
Lens mount       E-Mount
Focus features       Manual Focus

Storage Media

Memory stick       Memory Stick PRO Duo
SD card       SD Memory Card|SDHC Memory Card|SDXC Memory Card

Supported Video Formats

Maximum video frame rate       60.0
Video capture format       AVCHD

Supported Image Formats

JPG       Yes
Raw       Yes


Has Geotagging       0