Sony Alpha 7S II vs Sony Alpha a6000

127 mm
96 mm
Sony Alpha 7S II digital camera
vs
120 mm
67 mm
Sony Alpha a6000 digital camera

Full Comparison

Sensor

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Sensor type
CMOS
CMOS
Image sensor format
Full format
APS-C
Sensor size
35.8 x 23.8 mm
23.5 x 15.6 mm
Sensor photo detectors
12 megapixels
25 megapixels
Effective pixels
12 Mpx
24 Mpx
Image ratio w:h
3:2, 16:9
3:2, 16:9
Max resolution
4240, 2832
6000, 4000
Other resolutions
4240x2384, 2768x1848, 2768x1560, 2128x1416, 2128x1200, 1376x920, 1376x776
6000x3376, 4240x2832, 4240x2400, 3008x2000, 3008x1688
Processor
BIONZ X
BIONZ X

Image

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ISO Auto
yesYes
yesYes
ISO minimum
100
100
ISO maximum
102400
25600
Boosted ISO maximum
409600
51200
White balance presets
10
10
Custom white balance
yesYes
yesYes
Image stabilization
Sensor-shift
noNo
Uncompressed format
RAW
RAW
Supported file formats
JPEG, RAW
JPEG, RAW
Built-in HDR function
yesYes
yesYes
AEB/HDR support
yesYes
yesYes

Optics & Focus

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Lens mount
Sony E (NEX), Sony E, Sony FE
Sony E (NEX), Sony E, Sony FE
Magnification (Crop factor)
1 x
1.5 x
Digital zoom
2 x
2 x
AF assist (auto-focus assist light)
Lamp
Lamp
Contrast autofocus
yesYes
yesYes
Autofocus in recording mode
yesYes
yesYes
Focal length multiplier
1.5×
Autofocus
Contrast Detect (sensor), Multi-area, Center, Selective single-point, Single, Continuous, Face Detection, Live View
Contrast Detect (sensor), Phase Detect, Multi-area, Center, Selective single-point, Tracking, Single, Continuous, Face Detection, Live View
Manual focus
yesYes
yesYes
Number of focus points
169
179
Image stabiliser
Built-in
Lens based only
Phase detection autofocus
noNo
yesYes
Number of AF points (contrast)
169
25

Screen / viewfinder

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Articulated LCD
Tilting
Tilting
Screen type
TFT LCD
TFT LCD
Screen size
3 in
3 in
Screen dots
1228800
921600
Touch screen
noNo
noNo
Live view
yesYes
yesYes
Viewfinder
Electronic
Electronic
Viewfinder coverage
100 %
100 %
Viewfinder resolution
2359296 px
1440000 px
Viewfinder magnification
0.78 x
0.7 x
Separate info display
noNo
noNo

Photography features

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Minimum shutter speed
30 sec
30 sec
Maximum shutter speed
1/8000 sec
1/4000 sec
Shutter priority
yesYes
yesYes
Aperture priority
yesYes
yesYes
Manual exposure mode
yesYes
yesYes
Continuous shooting
yesYes
yesYes
Number of exposures
3
3
Exposure compensation plus
5
5
Exposure compensation minus
-5
-5
Expousure compensation steps
1/3, 1/2
1/3, 1/2
AE EV steps
1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1, 2
1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1, 2
AE frames
3, 5
3, 5
WB Bracketing
yesYes
yesYes
Subject / scene modes
yesYes
yesYes
Flash sync speed
1/250s
1/160s
External flash connection
Hot shoe
Hot shoe
Built-in flash
noNo
yesYes
Flash metering system
TTL
TTL
External flash
yesYes
yesYes
Continuous drive
5.0 fps
11.0 fps
Self-timer
yesYes
yesYes
Metering modes
Multi, Center-weighted, Spot
Multi, Center-weighted, Spot
Manual settings
yesYes
yesYes
Self-timer options
2, 10
2, 10
Speed (JPEG)
5 fps
11 fps
Speed (RAW)
5 fps
11 fps
Exposure bracketing
0.3 - 3.0±EV
0.3 - 3.0±EV

Videography features

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Maximum resolution
3840, 2160
1920, 1080
Supported file formats
JPEG, RAW
JPEG, RAW
Microphone
Stereo
Stereo
Speaker
Mono
Mono
Max resolution (highest frame rate)
1920x1080
1920x1080
Max frame rate (highest resolution)
30 fps
60 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)
120 fps
60 fps
Video recording
yesYes
yesYes

Dimensions

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Body type
SLR-style mirrorless
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Body material
Aluminum-magnesium
Aluminum-magnesium
Colour of product
Black
Black, Grey, Silver, White
Weight
1.38 lb
0.76 lb
Width
5.00 in
4.72 in
Height
3.78 in
2.64 in
Length
2.36 in
1.77 in
Environmentally sealed
yesYes
noNo
Anti-dust system
yesYes
yesYes

Storage

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Storage types
SD, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo
SD, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo

Power

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Battery Life (CIPA)
370
360
Battery type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion

Connectivity

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USB version
2.0
2.0
HDMI
yesYes
yesYes
Microphone port
yesYes
noNo
Headphone port
yesYes
noNo
Wireless
Built-In
Built-In
Supported WiFi types
802.11b/g/n
802.11b/g/n
Remote control
yesYes
yesYes
NFC
yesYes
yesYes
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yesYes
yesYes
Firewire
noNo
noNo

Other features

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Orientation sensor
yesYes
yesYes
GPS
noNo
noNo