Sony Alpha 7SII vs. Sony Alpha 7RII

Sony Alpha 7SII vs. Sony Alpha 7RII 1


Sony is one of the leading manufacturers in the camera world and whatever products it brings; barely anyone could find any unattractive or unsatisfactory features. Recently, Sony has brought Sony Alpha 7SII camera, the specs of this camera are so satisfactory but Sony has given a fresh eye to the ISO range that is 496000. However, this new camera is trading everything OK like engineered 5-axis image stabilization, AF of 169 points etc.

Sony Alpha 7SII vs. Sony Alpha 7RII 2

Major Difference

Sony Alpha 7SII vs. Sony Alpha 7RII Specification Comparison Table.

Features / Models Sony Alpha 7SII Sony Alpha 7R II
Megapixel 12.2 megapixels 42 megapixels
Sensor size / type Full-Frame (35.8 x 23.9 mm) Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm)
Low-pass filter Yes No
Image processor Bionz X Bionz X
Image stabilization 5-axis Sensor-shift/5-axis
AF System Contrast Detect (sensor) Contrast Detect (sensor) + Phase Detect (Hybrid)
AF points 169 399+25
ISO 50-496000 50-102400
Shutter Min/Max 30 sec 1/8000 sec 30 sec 1/8000 sec
Top Continuous Shooting Speed 5fps 5fps
Video 4096 x 2160 (30p) 3840 x 2160 (30p, 25p, 24p)
Display Tilting 3″ Rear Touch screen  LCD (921,600) 3″ Rear Screen Tilting  LCD (1,228,800)
Viewfinder 100% 100%
Hot-shoe Yes Yes
Wireless Built-in Built-In with NFC
Battery Life (CIPA) N/A 290 shots
Dimensions   Not Specified By Manufacturer 127 x 96 x 60 mm
Weight Not Specified By Manufacturer 625g


Sony A7R II- Well recognized and much popular camera of Sony than any other cameras, the camera is heavy and designed with rich specifications. So we think, will the new camera Sony A 7SII can be a good competitor infront of monster A7R II.

Megapixel- The resolution of Sony A7 R ii is not giving a space to A7 II in case of resolution. A7R ii is like a giant with 42megapixel whereas A7S II employ only 12.2 mp. However thanks to the sensors that are also same both cameras. But Sony A7 R ii will be in leading position to deliver extra sharp with excellent clarity by taking the benefit of 42 mp.

Low pass filter- The ignoring of low pass filter enhancing the benefit of grasping rich details of the subjects that surely reflects in the images by Sony A7R II on the other hand counting much details opportunity will miss by A7s II because the camera construction uses the low pass filter.

AF system- Sony A7r II not only better than A7s II in terms of AF system but it also surpassed every other manufacturer which are their rivals. The image sensor of A7R II features 399 focal-plane phase-detection AF points that work dramatically together with 25 contrast AF points to achieve focus response that is about 40% faster than the original model. Whether High-speed response or high tracking performance with a wider range of lenses, Sony A 7Rii honestly executes. Well, what to say about A7s II AF performance . AF may be lower than Sony A 7Rii but honestly,  A7S II has been upgraded and offers 169 AF points for fast, precise focusing with greater accuracy compared to the original model,  the Fast Intelligent AF to detect contrast more easily and react speedily even in low-light situations.

ISO- Now, Sony Alpha 7SII is showing something, the brilliant ISO range upto 496000 create a genuine but solid difference between the two. A 7Rii yield 102400 may be good but your lowlight shooting will be more comfortable with A7S II and the other important thing is that you will have negligible noise in your images as compared to A7R ii.

Display- The introducing of a new LCD monitor model CLM-FHD5, a brilliant companion to the α7R II for video shooting. A compact 5.0 type Full HD (1920x1080p) LCD monitor, the CLM-FHD5 features enlarging and peaking functionality for accurate focusing, false color and video level marker for adjusting exposure and S-Log display assist to assist S-Log shooting.

However all the other features are remains good in Sony A7 R II including the facility of nfc along with wifi for you files transferring. On the other hand you also can take upto 290 shots through Sony A 7r II.

Verdicts- Verdicts is not much needed here, the one who is already using Sony A7Rii may not move to the A7s II. Sony is signing a stunt camera that features everything a professional shooter needs except ISO range.


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