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Sony Alpha A7R II
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Sony Alpha A7R II Digital Camera

$3,128.26
$1,699.99 $1,428.27 cheaper than 68 days ago
MILC 42.4MP CMOS Jan 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Count Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
Now, even more comprehensive quality enters the picture. With the world's first1 back-illuminated 35mm full-frame CMOS image sensor with 42.4 megapixels2, the Sony 7R II takes image resolution,... More
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25 Reasons For

Good Brand

We calculated the average reviews for all Sony cameras and also specifically for Sony MILC cameras and found that in both cases Sony had good reviews compared to other brands.

Very High Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 42.4 megapixels, the Sony Alpha A7R II has a very high megapixel count compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released in the last 12 months. The megapixel counts of newly released digital cameras range from 10MP to 43MP.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Sony Alpha A7R II supports Full HD video. Most of the other new MILC cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

Like most of the other recently released MILC cameras, the Alpha A7R II supports WiFi connectivity.

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SD Memory Card

SD memory card

This camera supports an MS Micro (M2)|MS PRO Duo|MS Pro-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on MILC cameras that came out in the last year. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on latest digital cameras.

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Quite High Maximum ISO Speed

When compared to other MILC cameras that came out in the last 12 months, the maximum ISO speed of the Alpha A7R II of 102,400 is one of the highest. The maximum ISO speeds of recently released MILC cameras range from 6,400 to 260,000, and the average maximum ISO speed is 42,000.

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±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The Sony Alpha A7R II has a ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) light exposure correction which is wider than most similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as it. Most comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to it have a ± 5EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction.

This digital camera's light exposure correction (±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)) is in fact the best light exposure correction amongst all recently released digital cameras.

A ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction is the worst light exposure correction across comparable types of digital camera.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This digital camera has an Electronic camera shutter, which is the most commonly found camera shutter on cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The Sony Alpha A7R II has a greater number of supported image formats than most latest MILC cameras. This camera supports a RAW image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by new MILC cameras. The image format "JPG" is also supported by this Sony camera.

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Very Many Total Megapixel Count

When compared to other new cameras, the Sony Alpha A7R II's total megapixel count of 43.6 megapixels is one of the most. Comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the Alpha A7R II have total megapixel counts of between 16MP and 44MP, and the average total megapixel count is 22MP.

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7952 X 5304 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Alpha A7R II has a 7952 x 5304 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution found on most similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as it. The image resolution of all cameras that were launched around the same time as the Alpha A7R II ranges from 2560 х 1280 pixels (worst) to 8688 x 5792 pixels (best).

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The Sony Alpha A7R II supports a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the video resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by MILC cameras that came out in the last 12 months. 1920 x 1080 pixels is also supported by this camera. In addition, this Sony camera supports a video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels is equivalent to 4K Ultra HD video. This has four times the detail of Full HD video.

A 3840 x 2160 pixels video resolution is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Alpha A7R II.

A 640 x 480 pixels video resolution is the worst supported video resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera.

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Fairly High Display Resolution

The display resolutions of cameras that were released in the last year range from 460,000 pixels to 1,700,000 pixels. With a display resolution of 1,228,800 pixel, the Alpha A7R II has a quite high display resolution compared to most of the other latest MILC cameras.

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Quite Big Eye Relief

The Alpha A7R II has a quite big eye relief (23 millimeters) compared to most of the other recently released MILC cameras. Across all the newly released cameras the eye relief range from 16mm to 23mm, and the average eye relief is 20mm.

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Has Nine White Balance Modes

The Alpha A7R II has a greater number of white balance modes than most similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This Sony digital camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on MILC cameras that were released in the last year. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent", "Shade" and "Underwater" are also found on this camera.

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Has Four Photo Effects

The Alpha A7R II has a greater number of photo effects than most MILC cameras that are a comparable age to it. This digital camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most frequently found photo effect found on new similar spec digital cameras. The photo effects "Neutral", "Sepia" and "Vivid" are also found on this camera.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Alpha A7R II is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the video resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution.

This digital camera's video resolution (3840 x 2160 pixels) is actually the best video resolution across all comparable spec cameras that have been around for the last year.

The worst video resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV Step) Flash Exposure Correction

This digital camera has a ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction, which is typical of many recently released digital cameras.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modes

The number of light exposure modes found on the Alpha A7R II is more than most MILC cameras that were launched in the last 12 months. This Sony digital camera has an Aperture priority AE light exposure mode, which is the most frequently found light exposure mode found on new digital cameras. The light exposure modes "Auto", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this digital camera.

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Supports Three Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the Sony Alpha A7R II is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that came out in the last year. The most commonly supported audio format is AAC++, but this audio format is not supported by this digital camera. The audio formats AC3, LC-AAC and MP4 are also supported by this camera.

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Supports Five ISO Speeds

The Alpha A7R II has a greater number of ISO speeds than most comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for the last year. This camera supports 25 and 600 ISO speeds, which is the most frequently supported ISO speed supported by MILC cameras that are a similar age to the Alpha A7R II. The ISO speeds "50", "100", "6400" and "Auto" are also supported by this Sony camera.

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H.264 Video Format

This digital camera supports an AVC|H.264|MPEG4 video format, which is typical of many MILC cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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TFT Display

The Alpha A7R II has a better display than most MILC cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This digital camera has a TFT display, whereas most MILC cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight.

A TFT display is actually the best display across all comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the Alpha A7R II.

Across similar types of camera the worst display is LCD.

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Quite Small Minimum ISO Speed

When compared to other recently released MILC cameras, the Alpha A7R II's minimum ISO speed of only 50 is one of the smallest. New digital cameras have minimum ISO speed of between 50 and 200.

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11 Reasons Against

Not Waterproof

The Sony Alpha A7R II is not waterproof. Most of the other MILC cameras that came out in the last 12 months are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

The Alpha A7R II does not have an image stabiliser, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched in the last year also do not have an image stabiliser.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Alpha A7R II is not 3D compatible. Most of the other latest comparable spec digital cameras are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Alpha A7R II does not have a GPS, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other recently released MILC cameras also do not have a GPS.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

The Alpha A7R II does not support video recording. Most of the other recently released MILC cameras also do not support video recording.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Alpha A7R II does not have a built-in flash, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Alpha A7R II also do not have a built-in flash.

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Only Features Seven Flash Modes

The Alpha A7R II has a greater number of flash modes than most comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on recently released comparable spec cameras. The flash modes "Fill-in", "Flash on", "Hi-speed sync", "Red-eye reduction", "Second curtain synchro" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Very Small Extra / Smart Zoom

The extra / smart zooms of comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Alpha A7R II range from 2x to 48x, and the average extra / smart zoom is 16x. With an extra / smart zoom of only 2 times zoom factor, the Sony Alpha A7R II has one of the smaller extra / smart zooms amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Very Heavy

The average weight of similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Alpha A7R II is 370g. With a weight of 582 grams, the Sony Alpha A7R II is one of the heaviest recently released MILC cameras amongst cameras of this age.

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Thick

MILC cameras that were released in the last year have depths of between 29mm and 91mm, and the average depth is 50mm. With a depth of 60.3 millimeters, the Alpha A7R II is quite thick compared to most of the other latest cameras.

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Very Tall

MILC cameras that were launched around the same time as the Alpha A7R II have heights of between 61mm and 96mm, and the average height is 78mm. At 95.7 millimeters, the Sony Alpha A7R II is very tall compared to most of the other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Alpha A7R II.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony Alpha A7R II

Released Eleven Months Ago

Sony released the Alpha A7R II eleven months ago.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 3 inches, the Alpha A7R II has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other MILC cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Alpha A7R II.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Alpha A7R II has a relatively standard digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other MILC cameras that have been on the market for the last year.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Full-Frame Sensor Size
Total Megapixel Count
Sensor Format
Aspect Ratio
Design
Colour
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Extra / Smart Zoom
Lens Mount Interface
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Point
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Sync-Speed
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
HD Type
Audio
Audio Format
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Lens Magnification Ratio
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
USB Connector Type
HDMI Connector
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Diopter Adjustment
Eye Relief
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Packaging Content
Networking
Wireless LAN Type
Technical Details
Headphone Connectivity

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242893832, 00841434102973, 00841434102980, 00841434103468, 00841434110107, 04548736017719

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