Sony Alpha 7 II prices and specs
The Sony Alpha 7 II was released on Nov 20, 2014 and is on sale in USA for $1,548.00.
The Sony Alpha 7 II is a slr style mirrorless camera. It means that the device is not so big as DSLR cameras but nevertheless makes great pictures and has different kinds of shooting modes.
The camera can make photos at 24 megapixels max resolution. But for better picture quality the more important thing is a sensor size. The Alpha 7 II has a Full frame (35.8 x 23.9 mm) sensor. It means that the Sony Alpha 7 II is a professional camera that will make very high quality photos but it has an important disadvantage - the Alpha 7 II has big weight and dimensions.
The camera has max shutter speed of 1/8000 sec. This shutter speed is above average for cameras and is very good for shooting any kind of sports events. The camera has tilting LCD that will let the photographer to capture photos from any interesting perspective very simple. The camera produces great videos in Full HD resolution.
The Sony Alpha 7 II is an interchangeable and has Sony E lens mount. If the event needs special shooting conditions, you can switch lens to a more suitable to get better images.
Also this device has Wi-Fi which means that the Alpha 7 II owner can share captured shots online without offloading to a PC for example. The Sony Alpha 7 II battery life will be enough to capture about 350 photos.
Screen & Viewfinder
Lens & Focus
Physical & Battery
Image ratio w:h
Sensor photo detectors
Boosted ISO (minimum)
White balance presets
Custom white balance
Image stabilization notes
JPEG quality levels
Minimum shutter speed
Maximum shutter speed
Manual exposure mode
Subject / scene modes
Number of focus points
Focal length multiplier
Weight (inc. batteries)
Battery Life (CIPA)
- Nov 20, 2014
- SLR-style mirrorless
- 24 megapixels
- 6000 x 4000
- Full frame (35.8 x 23.9 mm)
- Bionz X
- 3:2, 16:9
- 6000 x 3376, 3936 x 2624, 3936 x 2216, 3008 x 1688, 3008 x 2000
- 25 megapixels
- 4.5 stops
- Extra fine, fine, standard
- 30 sec
- 1/8000 sec
- Yes (via Multi Interface shoe)
- 5.0 fps
- Yes (2 or 10 sec; continuous (3 or 5 exposures))
- ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
- ±5 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
- Xtra Fine LCD
- 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 24p), 1440 x 1080 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)
- MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
- Supports XAVC S codec (50Mbps) and S Log2 flat picture profile
- Contrast Detect (sensor)
- Phase Detect
- Selective single-point
- Face Detection
- Live View
- Yes (4)
- Sony E
- 599 g (1.32 lb / 21.13 oz)
- 127 x 96 x 60 mm (5 x 3.78 x 2.36″)
- Battery Pack
- NP-FW50 lithium-ion battery and charger
- SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo
- USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
- Yes (micro-HDMI port with 4K still, uncompressed video output)
- with NFC and wireless control via PlayMemories Mobile app
- Yes (wired)
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