Sony Alpha 7S II

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Key specs

  • CMOS
  • Full format
  • 35.8 x 23.8 mm
  • 12 megapixels
  • 4240;2832 px
  • Sony E (NEX);Sony E;Sony FE
  • Contrast Detect (sensor);Multi-area;Center;Selective single-point;Single;Continuous;Face Detection;Live View
  • 3 in
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Sony Alpha 7S II Full Specifications


Sensor typeCMOS
Image sensor formatFull format
Sensor size35.8 x 23.8 mm
Sensor photo detectors12 Mpx
Effective pixels12 Mpx
Image ratio w:h3:2, 16:9
Max resolution4240, 2832
Other resolutions4240x2384, 2768x1848, 2768x1560, 2128x1416, 2128x1200, 1376x920, 1376x776
ProcessorBIONZ X


ISO Auto
ISO minimum100
ISO maximum102400
Boosted ISO minimum50
Boosted ISO maximum409600
White balance presets10
Custom white balance
Image stabilizationSensor-shift
Image stabilization axis5-axis
Uncompressed formatRAW
Supported file formatsJPEG, RAW
Built-in HDR function
AEB/HDR support

Optics & Focus

Lens mount
Sony E , Sony E, Sony FE
Magnification (Crop factor)1 x
Digital zoom2 x
AF assist (auto-focus assist light)Lamp
Contrast autofocus
Autofocus in recording mode
Focal length multiplier
Contrast Detect , Multi-area, Center, Selective single-point, Single, Continuous, Face Detection, Live View
Manual focus
Number of focus points169
Image stabiliserBuilt-in
Phase detection autofocus
Number of AF points (contrast)169

Screen / viewfinder

Articulated LCDTilting
Screen typeTFT LCD
Screen size3 in
Screen dots1228800
Touch screen
Live view
Viewfinder coverage100 %
Viewfinder resolution2359296 px
Viewfinder magnification0.78 x
Separate info display

Photography features

Minimum shutter speed30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/8000 sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure mode
Continuous shooting
Number of exposures3
Exposure compensation plus5
Exposure compensation minus-5
Expousure compensation steps1/3, 1/2
AE EV steps1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1, 2
AE frames3, 5
WB Bracketing
Subject / scene modes
Flash sync speed1/250s
External flash connectionHot shoe
Built-in flash
Flash metering systemTTL
External flash
Continuous drive5.0 fps
Metering modesMulti, Center-weighted, Spot
Manual settings
Self-timer options2, 10
Speed (JPEG)5 fps
Speed (RAW)5 fps
Exposure bracketing0.3 - 3.0±EV

Videography features

Maximum resolution3840, 2160
Supported file formatsMPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S, AVC, H.264
Max resolution (highest frame rate)1920x1080
Max frame rate (highest resolution)30 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)120 fps
Video recording


Body typeSLR-style mirrorless
Body materialAluminum-magnesium
Colour of productBlack
Weight1.38 lb
Width5.00 in
Height3.78 in
Length2.36 in
Environmentally sealed
Anti-dust system


Storage typesSD, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo


Battery Life (CIPA)370
Battery typeLi-Ion


USB version2.0
Microphone port
Headphone port
Supported WiFi types802.11b/g/n
Remote control
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)

Other features

Orientation sensor
Timelapse recording

Sony Alpha 7S II Online reviews

Sony Alpha A7s Mark II review - | Cameralabs
VerdictIn depthQualitySamplesVerdictSony’s Alpha A7s Mark II is a full-frame mirrorless camera that’s optimized for 4k video, particularly in very low light. Sony’s essentially taken the 12 Megapixel sensor of the original A7s Mark I and slotted it into the body of the A7r Mark II. As such the sensor still delivers clean 4k video –…Read more

Sony A7s II – en riktig vinnare | Kamera & Bild
TEST: Sony har lyckats bra med att integrera både video och stillbild i sina kameror. Ett exempel på detta är den nu ett år gamla A7s. Nu har A7s Mark II kommit – och är förfinad med bravur.Read more

Sony A7S II Release Date, Price and Specs - CNET
Sony's full-frame Mark II hat trick concludes with an update to its low-light and video-optimized mirrorless model.Read more