Sony Alpha 7SII vs. Nikon D4s

Sony Alpha 7SII vs. Nikon D4s 1

Sony Alpha 7SII vs. Nikon D4s 2

Major Difference

Sony Alpha 7SII vs. Nikon D4s Specification Comparison Table. 

Features / Models Sony Alpha 7SII Nikon D4s
Megapixel 12.2 megapixels 16.2 megapixels
Sensor size / type Full-Frame (35.8 x 23.9 mm) Full frame (36 x 23.9 mm)
Low-pass filter Yes Yes
Image processor Bionz X Expeed 4
Image stabilization 5-axis No
AF System Contrast Detect (sensor) Phase + Contrast De
AF points 169 51
ISO 50-409600 50-496000
Shutter Min/Max 30 sec 1/8000 sec 30 sec 1/8000 sec
Top Continuous Shooting Speed 5fps 11fps
Video 4096 x 2160 (30p) 1920 x 1080 (60, 50, 30, 25, 24 fps)
Display Tilting 3″ Rear Touch screen  LCD (921,600) 3.2″ Rear Screen   LCD (921,000)
Viewfinder 100% Optical (Pentaprism) 100%
Hot-shoe Yes Yes
Wireless Built-in Optional
Battery Life (CIPA) N/A 3020 shots
Dimensions   Not Specified By Manufacturer 160 x 157 x 91 mm
Weight Not Specified By Manufacturer 1350g


MP- Nikon D4s will deliver you a bit much better image quality comparison to Sony Alpha 7SII because 16.2mp of resolution employed by D4s. However the sensor is not so much difference.

Image stabilization- You will be shocked with the amazing work of 5-axis IS from Sony A7Sii the system will be much sincere to correct camera shake along five axes during shooting, including angular shake (pitch and yaw) which give a surface to occur blur and your images begins to fade, means not so attractive. But you don’t have any alternative that can correct your camera shake problem while you shooting in Nikon D4S.

AF system- The autofocus system on the A7S II offers 169 AF points for fast, precise focusing with greater accuracy.  On the other hand the D4S yield 51points of AF system. Basically, DSLR AF system depends upon the types of sensor used. In general, the sensor used inside Nikon are traditional contrast sensor and they don’t have built in phase AF points like hybrid sensor.

The phase AF system of DSLR is active only when a photographer is using the camera via viewfinder only and when he switched to display the contrast detect system gets activated, the same happened while capturing video from DSLR.

ISO RANGE- However, ISO range offered by both the cameras are equivalent, Sony A7Sii and Nikon D4s Offering ultra-high sensitivity and wide dynamic range across the entire ISO range with 496000 photographers who dare to shoot in the most challenging lighting conditions may be in the dark nights.

Shooting speed- The shooting speed of 11fps of Nikon D4s will freeze the actions of the desire subjects that are moving fast on the other hand A7S II holds 5fps.

  Video-  4K quality3 internally video recording option in Sony A7s II through use of the advanced XAVC S codec4, which can record at a high bit rate of up to 100 Mbps. All pixels information is utilized without line skipping or pixel binning, the camera can maximize the expanded power of the full-frame image sensor and produce 4K movies with higher image clarity and negligible moiré. Bu you can record Full HD video only through Nikon D4s.

Battery- But using Nikon D4s you can take atleast 3020 different subjects’ shots at a time.

Verdicts- Sony A7s II IS far better camera in very comparison of d4s , so if you are a first time buyer and trapped in between two then Sony A7s II is brought something for you.


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