LCD and Viewfinder
Sony A99 II has a Fully articulated 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 1,229k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
For those of you who loves shooting self portraits or group photos, Sony A99 II will make your life easier with its selfie friendly screen.
A99 II has a built-in Electronic viewfinder.
The viewfinder has a resolution of 2,359kdots and coverage of 100%.
Max Shutter speed
Sony A99 II can shoot continuously at max speed of 12.0 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/8000 sec .
Unfortunately A99 II doesn't have a built-in flash but it has a flash shoe for mounting external flashes.
Sony A99 II features both Contrast Detection and Phase Detection autofocus (AF) systems which ensures speed and accuracy of focusing in most situations. The AF system has 399 focus points and 79 of these sensors are of Cross-type. Cross-type sensors locks focus faster and more accurate compared to single type sensors.
Sony A99 II also features Face detection AF where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically. In addition to the face detect AF, A99 II has a more sophisticated feature called Eye Tracking AF which detects and locks focus to the selected eye of the person in the frame accurately and tracks as the subject moves. Eye tracking AF of Sony A99 II is a perfect feature for shooting portraits and is especially useful when fast lenses are used and the depth of field is very narrow.
With Sony A99 II, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 3840 x 2160 at 30p,25p,24p fps and save in MPEG-4, AVCHD and XAVC S formats. This means that Sony A99 II provides 4K (Ultra-HD) video, highest resolution that is available in the market today. When viewed on a 4K screen, you will be amazed by the level of details and the crispness.A99 II has a built-in Yes microphone and a Mono speaker. Sony A99 II also has a port for an external microphone and a headphone port for connecting external headphones which make Sony A99 II a very suitable camera high quality videography.
Connectivity and Storage
Sony A99 II features a built-in wireless connectivity ( 802.11/b/g/n with NFC) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.
With its NFC (Near Field Communication) feature, A99 II can communicate with devices such as smartphones which are also equipped with this technology by simply touching each other.
One other feature that we like is the ability to use our smartphone as a remote to control our A99 II. You can change camera settings, release shutter, view LCD screen and tranfer files using remote control app.
You can connect A99 II to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Sony A99 II is powered by a proprietary battery which provides a shooting life of 490 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of DSLR type cameras is 877 shots, Sony A99 II has a short battery life for its class so we strongly recommend A99 II owners to buy some extra batteries.
Battery Life Comparison in Semi-Pro DSLR Cameras
Nikon Df with its 1400shots is the model with longest battery life among Semi-Pro DSLR cameras. Check the comparison of Sony A99 II vs Nikon Df or take a look at Longest Battery Life DSLR cameras list.
Current Lowest price for Sony A99 II is $3,198.00