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Sony Alpha A7S II

Sony Alpha A7S II
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MILC 12.2MP 4240 X 2832 Pixels CMOS Oct 2015
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Sony Alpha A7S II Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Sony Alpha A7S II number 711 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
221 Reviews + 9 Awards
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Features
Good Features
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has great expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with 94% of buyers recommending this camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This Sony digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Extra stability for all shooting
Of the world's best RAW converters by phase
Supported in capture one express (for sony)
Her expand your shooting pleasure and give your photography a professional edge with accessories designed for exceptional performance, durability and practical
Essional level options open up new possibili
Wide-ranging accessories meet every need
Y for action under all conditions, even using large lenses, the 7s II integrates advanced functions that are worthy of extraordinary imaging performance in the long
Rtly engineered for durability under du
Optimal operability
advanced fast intelligent AF featuring enhanced accuracy even in the dark and accelerated AF for movie shooting, the 7s II helps to assure that you capture clear stills and mov
intelligent AF accelerates speed and preci
Focus with more finesse
T-in stabilization clarifies every situa
Ensation for five types of camera shake that can blur stills/movies shot handheld matches the camera's great sensitivity so you can use more shutter speed/iso/aperture setti
3840 x 2160 pixels video resolution
A stability for all shooting<br>built-in stabilization clarifies every situa
Internally records 4k movies in full-frame format featuring full pixel readout5 without pixel binning, and includes an array of advanced movie functi
At the forefront of 4k
A-high sensitivity, extra-wide dynamic range and improved image processing algorithm deliver high-quality images with spectacular deta
More dynamic detail
Nd your powers of perception with the new 7s II, for extra sensitivity, wide dynamic range, accurate focusing, and unshakeable stability to shoot with solid assura
Liant features realize what you can ima
Expand your expressive freedom
the 7s II with ultra-high sensitivity, wide dynamic range, internal 4k movie recording and superior shooting stabil
Sensitivity mastered
Ure one express (for sony) is one of the world's best RAW converters, rendering precise colors and incredible detail. it contains flexible digital asset management, all the essential adjustment tools and fast, responsive performance in one customizable and integrated soluti
Lower than average megapixels
Only 4240 x 2832 pixels image resolution

Sony Alpha A7S II Video Reviews

How Big is the Sony Alpha A7S II?

The Sony Alpha A7S II is 126.9mm wide and 95.7mm tall. It is 60.3mm deep and weighs 584g.

Sony Alpha A7S II front dimensions
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Sony Alpha A7S II In-Depth Analysis

Features

Only 4240 X 2832 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Alpha A7S II is 4240 x 2832 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. The worst resolution of all digital cameras is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

The lowest megapixels of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Sony Alpha A7S II of only 12.2MP is lower than 79% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This digital 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 highest video resolution of the Alpha A7S II is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. This camera also has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best).

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Alpha A7S II's maximum ISO sensitivity of 410,000 is very high compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 99% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The ISO sensitivities (max) of cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This digital 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 Sony 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 Alpha A7S II's weight of 584g is heavier than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 12% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The weights of cameras range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Wide Range of Magnifications Depending On Lens Used

This digital 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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Bigger Than Average Eye Relief

The eye relief of the Alpha A7S II of 23mm is bigger than 92% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The average eye relief of all cameras is 19mm, with the smallest being 8mm and the biggest being 27mm.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Alpha A7S II has a self-timer, unlike 82% of cameras which do not have a self-timer.

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Has a Microphone in

The Alpha A7S II has a microphone in. 88% of cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Sony Alpha A7S II has an anti-dust function. 90% of cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Alpha A7S II supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 87% of cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Alpha A7S II of only 2.95" is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 67% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have display diagonals of between 1" and 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Sony Alpha A7S II of 1,230,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 5% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The lowest display resolution of cameras is 23,000 pixels, the highest is 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Alpha A7S II features contrast adjustment, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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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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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Alpha A7S II supports dioptic correction, unlike 90% of cameras which do not support dioptic correction.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Sony Alpha A7S II's digital zoom of 4x is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 35% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Alpha A7S II has an external flash connector, unlike 86% of cameras which do not have an external flash connector.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Sony Alpha A7S II has a shoe mounting point, unlike 89% of cameras which do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Alpha A7S II has a built-in speaker(s). 92% of cameras do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Alpha A7S II supports Wi-Fi. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Sony Alpha A7S II has a vari-angle LCD display. 83% of cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Alpha A7S II features saturation adjustment, which is unusual. 87% of digital cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Alpha A7S II features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 79% of digital cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Has a Headphone Output

The Alpha A7S II has a headphone output, unlike 93% of cameras which do not have a headphone output.

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3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Alpha A7S II is 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. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best). 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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370 Battery Life

The Alpha A7S II is a digital camera that takes 370 shots battery life.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony ilce7sm2b

Barcodes:

00635131600548, 04548736018839

Frequently Asked Questions About the Sony Alpha A7S II

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