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Sony Alpha A7R II

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A multi award winning and best selling MILC camera, with one of the highest image qualities around but representing only moderate value for money
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Sony Alpha A7R II Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Sony Alpha A7R II number 473 across all digital cameras.
95
Reviews
767 Reviews + 17 Awards
60
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has great expert reviews and great user reviews with 83% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This digital camera is one of the best selling digital cameras currently on the market. View best selling digital cameras January 2018.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
7952 x 5304 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
Define the next dimension
With an incomparable new image sensor
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, sensitivity (up to ISO 1024003) and speedy response to new heights. the fast hybrid AF system's dense extra-wide focal plane phase-detection AF coverage keeps a subject in sharp focus entirely throughout the frame, while 5-axis image stabilization reduces blur which otherwise tends to affect handheld shots. high resolution is further enhanced by 4k movie recording featuring full pixel readout without pixel binning. with so much insight packed into such a compact form, it's clear that there is more to life than meets the naked
World's first back-illuminated full-frame sensor
Higher resolution, sensitivity, and readout speed
He world's first1 35mm full-frame image sensor with back-illuminated structure, this 42.4-megapixel CMOS sensor enhances light collection efficiency, expands circuitry scale and, with the help of a quick-transmission copper wiring layer, outputs data about 3.5 times faster4, while minimising image noise to reveal fine details in every pict
Heavier than average
Does not have a GPS (satellite)

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Sony Alpha A7R II Video Reviews

How Big is the Sony Alpha A7R II?

The Sony Alpha A7R II is 126.9mm wide and 95.7mm tall. It is 60.3mm deep and weighs 582g.

Sony Alpha A7R II front dimensions
Sony Alpha A7R II size in context

Sony Alpha A7R II In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

A Best Selling Camera

The Alpha A7R II is a popular choice of digital camera.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $1,679.99 it is more expensive than 92% of cameras.

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We found a cheaper price for the Sony Alpha A7R II of £1,244.44 ($1,244.44) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $435.55.

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Features

7952 X 5304 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Alpha A7R II is 7952 x 5304 pixels. That's over two times the resolution of a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution. Cameras resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The Sony Alpha A7R II's sensor megapixels of 42.4MP is higher than 98% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The lowest megapixels of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The Sony Alpha A7R II has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. In addition, this Sony camera has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 3840 x 3840 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The ISO sensitivities (max) of digital cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The Sony Alpha A7R II's maximum ISO sensitivity of 102,000 is higher than 98% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used.

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Heavier Than Average

The weights of cameras range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Alpha A7R II's weight of 582g is in the heaviest 12% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Alpha A7R II has an anti-dust function, which is unusual. 90% of digital cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Alpha A7R II of 3" is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 56% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Alpha A7R II features contrast adjustment, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Sony Alpha A7R II features flash exposure compensation, unlike 79% of cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Alpha A7R II has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 83% of cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Alpha A7R II has a built-in speaker(s). 92% of cameras do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Alpha A7R II supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 87% of digital cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Alpha A7R II has a pre-flash. 95% of cameras do not have a pre-flash.

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Has a Headphone Output

The Sony Alpha A7R II has a headphone output, unlike 93% of cameras which do not have a headphone output.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Alpha A7R II does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Alpha A7R II supports dioptic correction. 90% of digital cameras do not support dioptic correction.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Sony Alpha A7R II of 4x is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 41% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Sony Alpha A7R II has a self-timer. 82% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Alpha A7R II features saturation adjustment. 87% of digital cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The Alpha A7R II's display resolution of 1,230,000 pixels is very high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 4% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Bigger Than Average Eye Relief

The eye relief of the Sony Alpha A7R II of 23mm is bigger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 5% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the eye reliefs range from 8mm to 27mm, and the average eye relief is 19mm.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Alpha A7R II features noise reduction, which is unusual. 91% of digital cameras do not feature noise reduction.

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340 Battery Life

The Alpha A7R II is a camera that takes 340 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Sony Alpha A7R II features multi burst mode, which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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Has a Microphone in

The Alpha A7R II has a microphone in, which is unusual. 88% of digital cameras do not have a microphone in.

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3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels Video Resolution

The Alpha A7R II supports a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by digital cameras. 1920 x 1080 pixels is also supported by this camera. In addition, this Sony camera supports video resolutions of 3840 x 2160 pixels, 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels and 1280 x 720 pixels. The worst resolution of all digital cameras is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 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.

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Wide Range of Magnifications Depending On Lens Used

This Sony camera has interchangeable lenses so the magnification depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of magnifications are possible with this camera.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Sony Alpha A7R II supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 69% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Alpha A7R II has a shoe mounting point, which is unusual. 89% of digital cameras do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Alpha A7R II supports Full HD video, unlike 76% of cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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Wide Range of Minimum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony ilce7rm3bc, sony alpha7riii, sony alphaa7rii, sony ilce7rbiv, sony ilce7rm2b, sony a7rii

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