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Sony Alpha A7R vs Sony Alpha A7S II

Sony Alpha A7R vs Sony Alpha A7S II

Sony Alpha A7R

68

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and fully featured MILC digital camera, perfect for portrait photography
90
762 Reviews + 24 Awards
25
Poor
87
Fully-Featured
72
18 Months Old
Overall Score
68
Good
MILC 36.4MP CMOS Black Jan 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Sensor Type Colour Release Date
Sony Alpha A7S II

61

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and 1 year old MILC camera
91
228 Reviews + 9 Awards
75
Good Features
76
14 Months Old
Overall Score
61
Good
MILC 12.2MP CMOS Black Jun 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Sensor Type Colour Release Date

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Reviews & Awards

Awards
8 Awards
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Trusted Reviews: Recommended
9 Awards
01net.com: 4 Star
Camera Labs: Recommended
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Digitaltrends.com: Recommended Product
EISA.eu: EISA Best Product
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PhotographyBlog.com: Essential
photoreview.com.au: Editor's Choice
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
Average Expert Rating
Average User Rating

Specification

Picture Quality

Camera Type  MILC  MILC
Megapixels 36.4MP
BEST
12.2MP
Still Image Resolution  6000 x 4000  12416 x 1856  6000 x 3376  8192 x 1856  5536 x 2160  3936 x 2624  3936 x 2216  3872 x 2160  3008 x 2000  3008 x 1688  4240 x 2832
BEST
 6000 x 4000  12416 x 1856  6000 x 3376  8192 x 1856  5536 x 2160  3936 x 2624  3936 x 2216  3872 x 2160  3008 x 2000  3008 x 1688  4240 x 2832
Maximum Image Resolution  7360 x 4912
BEST
 7360 x 4912
Sensor Type  CMOS  CMOS
Image Formats Supported  RAW  JPG  RAW  JPG
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels 36.8MP
BEST
12.4MP
Sensor Format  Full-frame  Full-frame

Design

Colour  Black  Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom 4x 4x
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Aperture Number 22 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 105mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Fixed Focal Length 55mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Extra/Smart Zoom Unknown - Click to provide data 2x
Lens Mount Interface  Sony E  E mount  Sony E  E mount
Diaphragm Blade 9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Filter Size 49mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes  single  continuous  Single Auto Focus  Continuous Auto Focus  contrast detection  Face detection  Contrast Detection Auto Focus  single  continuous  Single Auto Focus  Continuous Auto Focus  contrast detection  Face detection  Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Points 117 169
BEST
Focus  TTL  TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes  shutter priority  aperture priority  Auto  Manual  Shutter priority AE  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori  Shutter priori  shutter priority  aperture priority  Auto  Manual  Shutter priority AE  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori  Shutter priori
ISO Sensitivity (max) 25,600 409,600
BEST
ISO Sensitivity (min) Unknown - Click to provide data 50
Light Metering  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  evaluative  Multi-pattern  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  evaluative  Multi-pattern
Light Exposure Correction  ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)  ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
BEST
Light Exposure Control  Program AE  Program  Program AE  Program

Shutter

Camera Shutter Speed 1s 1s
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 30s 30s
Camera Shutter Type  Electronic  Electronic

Flash

Flash Modes  Auto  Fill-in  Flash off  Pre-flash  Red-eye reduction  Slow synchronization  Hi-speed sync  Second curtain synchro  Auto  Fill-in  Flash off  Pre-flash  Red-eye reduction  Slow synchronization  Hi-speed sync  Second curtain synchro
Flash Sync-Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 1s
Flash Exposure Correction  ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)  ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
BEST

Video

Maximum Video Resolution  3840 x 2160  3840 x 2160
BEST
Video Resolution  1920 x 1080  1440 x 1080  640 x 480  3840 x 2160  1280 x 720  1920 x 1080  1440 x 1080  640 x 480  3840 x 2160  1280 x 720
BEST
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 30fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported  MP4  MPEG  MPEG4  H.264  AVCHD  AVC  MPEG-4  XAVC-I  MP4  MPEG  MPEG4  H.264  AVCHD  AVC  MPEG-4  XAVC-I
Analog Signal Format System  PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL  PAL/NTSC  PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL  PAL/NTSC
Resolution At Capture Speed  1440x1080@25fps  1920x1080@120fps  3840x2160@25fps  3840x2160@24fps  3840x2160@30fps  1920x1080@60fps  1920x1080@50fps  1920x1080@30fps  1920x1080@25fps  1440x1080@25fps  1920x1080@120fps  3840x2160@25fps  3840x2160@24fps  3840x2160@30fps  1920x1080@60fps  1920x1080@50fps  1920x1080@30fps  1920x1080@25fps
BEST
HD Type  Full HD  HD  4K Ultra HD  Full HD  HD  4K Ultra HD

Audio

Audio System  Stereo  Stereo
Audio Formats Supported  LPCM  AC3  PCM  LC-AAC  AAC++  LPCM  AC3  PCM  LC-AAC  AAC++
BEST

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards  SDXC  SDHC  SD  MS PRO  MS PRO Duo  MS Pro-HG  MS Pro-HG Duo  MSXC  MS XC-HG Duo  MS Micro (M2)  MS Duo  SDXC  SDHC  SD  MS PRO  MS PRO Duo  MS Pro-HG  MS Pro-HG Duo  MSXC  MS XC-HG Duo  MS Micro (M2)  MS Duo
Memory Slots Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Display

Display Diagonal 3"
BEST
2.95"
Field of View 100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution 921,600 pixels
BEST
1,228,800 pixels
Display  LCD  LCD

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size 0.5" 0.5"
Magnification 0.71x 0.78x
BEST
Viewfinder Type  electrical  Electronic
BEST
 electrical  Electronic

Ports & Interfaces

USB Connector Type  Micro-USB B  USB  Micro-USB B  USB
HDMI Connector Type  Micro  Micro
USB Connector  Micro-USB  Micro-USB B  Micro-USB  Micro-USB B

Camera

White Balance  Auto  Fluorescent  Cloudy  Daylight  Incandescent  Shade  Flash  Underwater  Custom modes  custom m  cus  Auto  Fluorescent  Cloudy  Daylight  Incandescent  Shade  Flash  Underwater  Custom modes  custom m  cus
Shooting Modes  Auto  Program  Shutter priority  Aperture priority  Aperture pr  Auto  Program  Shutter priority  Aperture priority  Aperture pr
Photo Effects  Black&White  Neutral  Sepia  Vivid  Black&White  Neutral  Sepia  Vivid
Self-Timer Delay
Camera File System  Exif 2.3  RAW  DCF  MPF  Exif  Exif 2.3  RAW  DCF  MPF  Exif
BEST
Camera Playback  Highlights  Single image  Slide show  Thumbnails  Highlight  Thumbnail  Single  Highlights  Single image  Slide show  Thumbnails  Highlight  Thumbnail  Single
Built-In Processor Unknown - Click to provide data
Diopter Adjustment (D-D) Unknown - Click to provide data
Eye Relief Unknown - Click to provide data 23mm
Scene Modes  Landscape  Night  Night portrait  Night landscape  Portrait  Sports  Sunset  Panorama  Twilight  Landscape  Night  Night portrait  Night landscape  Portrait  Sports  Sunset  Panorama  Twilight

Weight & Dimensions

Weight 407g
BEST
584g
Height 94.4mm 95.7mm
Depth 48.2mm 60.3mm
Width 126.9mm 126.9mm
Weight (including Battery) 465g
BEST
627g

Battery

Power Source Type  Battery  Battery
Battery Technology  Lithium
BEST
 Lithium
Battery Type
Battery Life (max) Unknown - Click to provide data 1h
Battery Capacity 1,080mAh Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Life 340 shots 370 shots
BEST
Battery Voltage 7.2V Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Cables Included  HDMI  USB  Micro-USB  micro USB  HDMI  USB  Micro-USB  micro USB

Networking

Data Network  Not supported  Not supported

Other Features

Camera Shutter Speed

Technical Details

Silent Shooting
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