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GENERAL
Model Sony Alpha 7S II Sony Alpha 7R II Sony Alpha 7 II Sony Alpha 7S Sony Alpha 7R
Release Date 2015-10-12 2015-06-10 2014-11-20 2014-04-06 2014-02-13
Camera Type SLR-style mirrorless SLR-style mirrorless SLR-style mirrorless SLR-style mirrorless SLR-style mirrorless
Current Price $2,698.00 $2,898.00 $1,498.00 $2,198.00 $1,898.00
SENSOR COMPARISON
Sensor Resolution
12

Megapixel

42

Megapixel

24

Megapixel

12

Megapixel

36

Megapixel

Max Image Dimensions 4240 x 2832 7974 x 5316 6000 x 4000 4240 x 2832 7360 x 4912
Sensor Type CMOS BSI-CMOS CMOS CMOS CMOS
Sensor Size Full frame Full frame Full frame Full frame Full frame
Sensor Dimensions 35.6 x 23.8 mm 35.9 x 24 mm 35.8 x 23.9 mm 35.8 x 23.9 mm 35.9 x 24 mm
Sensor Area
847mm2
861mm2
855mm2
855mm2
861mm2
Max ISO

409600

102400

25600

409600

25600

Min ISO

50

50

100

100

100

RAW Support
SHOOTING FEATURES COMPARISON
Model Sony Alpha 7S II Sony Alpha 7R II Sony Alpha 7 II Sony Alpha 7S Sony Alpha 7R
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 sec 1/8000 sec 1/8000 sec 1/8000 sec 1/8000 sec
Min Shutter Speed 30 sec 30 sec 30 sec 30 sec 30 sec
Continuous Shooting 5.0 fps 5.0 fps 5.0 fps 5 fps 4 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure
Exposure Compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) 5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Exposure Metering
  • MultiCenter-weightedSpot
  • MultiCenter-weightedSpot
  • MultiCenter-weightedSpot
  • MultiCenter-weightedSpot
  • MultiCenter-weightedSpot
Auto Exposure Bracketing ±5 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps) 5 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps) ±5 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps) ±5 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps) ±5 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilizer Sensor-shift Sensor-shift Sensor-shift No No
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash no built-in flash no built-in flash no built-in flash no built-in flash
Max Flash Sync no built-in flash no built-in flash no built-in flash no built-in flash 1/160s
Flash Modes no built-in flash no built-in flash no built-in flash no built-in flash no built-in flash
External Flash
AE Bracketing
WB Bracketing
VIEWFINDER COMPARISON
Viewfinder Type Electronic Electronic Electronic Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 2,359k dots 2,359k dots 2,359k dots 2,359k dots 2,359k dots
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.78× 0.78 0.71× 0.71× 0.71×
LCD DISPLAY COMPARISON
Display Type Tilting Tilting Tilting Tilting Tilting
Technology n/a n/a n/a n/a Xtra Fine LCD
Screen Size
3″
3″
3″
3″
3″
Resolution 1,229k dots 1,229k dots 1,230k dots 1,230k dots 1,230k dots
Live View
Touch Screen
VIDEO COMPARISON
Model Sony Alpha 7S II Sony Alpha 7R II Sony Alpha 7 II Sony Alpha 7S Sony Alpha 7R
Video Resolution 4K (3840 x 2160 @ 30p/24p [60-100Mbps]), Full HD (1920 x 1080 @ 120p/60p/60i/30p/24p [50-100Mbps]), 720p (30p [16Mbps]) 3840 x 2160 (30p, 25p, 24p), 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 24p), 1440 x 1080 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p) 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 24p), 1440 x 1080 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p) 3840 x 2160, XAVC S 1080 60p(50Mbps), 30p (50Mbps), 24p (50Mbps). 720 120p (50Mbps). AVCHD 60p (28Mbps), 60i (24Mbps/17Mbps), 24p (24Mbps/17Mbps) 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 24p), 1440 x 1080 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)
Video File Format
  • MPEG-4
  • AVCHD
  • XAVC S
  • MPEG-4
  • AVCHD
  • XAVC S
  • MPEG-4
  • AVCHD
  • XAVC S
  • MPEG-4
  • AVCHD
  • MPEG-4
  • AVCHD
Microphone Type Stereo Stereo Stereo Stereo Stereo
Speaker Type Mono Mono Mono Mono Mono
External Microphone Port
External Headphone Port
PHYSICAL SPECS COMPARISON
Weight 627 g 625 g 599 g 489 g 465 g
Dimensions 127 x 96 x 60 mm 127 x 96 x 60 mm 127 x 96 x 60 mm 127 x 94 x 48 mm 127 x 94 x 48 mm
Body Sealing Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
BATTERY and STORAGE
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack Battery Pack Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Life

370 Shots

290 Shots

350 Shots

360 Shots

340 Shots

Storage Media SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo
CONNECTIVITY COMPARISON
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In Built-In Built-In Built-In
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
LENS COMPARISON
Model Sony Alpha 7S II Sony Alpha 7R II Sony Alpha 7 II Sony Alpha 7S Sony Alpha 7R
Lens Mount Sony E (NEX) Sony E (NEX) Sony E (NEX) Sony E Sony E
Focal Range(35mm) No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens
Focal Length Multiplier 1x 1x
Optical Zoom No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens
Max Aperture No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens
Macro Focus Range No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens
Manual Focus
AUTOFOCUS COMPARISON
Number of Focus Points 169 399 117 25 25
Contrast Detection
Phase Detection
AF Modes
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Selective
  • AF Center
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Live View
  • Face Detection
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Tracking
  • AF Selective
  • AF Center
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Live View
  • Face Detection
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Tracking
  • AF Selective
  • AF Center
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Live View
  • Face Detection
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Selective
  • AF Center
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Live View
  • Face Detection
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Selective
  • AF Center
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Live View
  • Face Detection
Current Price $2,698.00 $2,898.00 $1,498.00 $2,198.00 $1,898.00