73points

Sony A7 II

71points

Sony Alpha 7R

Sony A7 II
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65 facts in comparison

Sony A7 II vs Sony Alpha 7R

Sony A7 II
Sony Alpha 7R

Why is Sony A7 II better than Sony Alpha 7R?

  • 10shots longer battery life
    ?

    350shotsvs340shots
  • 25% faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
    ?

    5fpsvs4fps
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
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  • 0.71% wider dynamic range
    ?

    14.2Evsvs14.1Evs
  • Supports a remote smartphone
    ?
  • 50 more lenses available
    ?

    71vs21

Why is Sony Alpha 7R better than Sony A7 II?

  • 49.38% more megapixels (main camera)
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    36.3MPvs24.3MP
  • 22.15% lower noise at high ISO
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    2746 ISOvs2248 ISO
  • 5 better image quality
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    95vs90
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
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  • 9g lighter
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    465gvs474g
  • 3.23% better color depth
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    25.6bitsvs24.8bits
  • 20.95% less body volume
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    573.02cm³vs716.28cm³
  • 12mm thinner
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    48mmvs60mm

Price comparison

Sony A7 II

ProductStorePrice
Sony A7 II AmazonSony Alpha a7 IIK E-mount interchangeabl...Sony Alpha a7 IIK E-mount interchangeable lens mirrorless camera with full frame sensor with 28-70mm Lens
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$1,598.00
Sony A7 II AmazonSony a7R II Full-Frame Mirrorless Interc...Sony a7R II Full-Frame Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera, Body Only (Black) (ILCE7RM2/B), Base, Base
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$1,298.00
Sony A7 II AmazonSony a7 II Full-Frame Alpha Mirrorless D...Sony a7 II Full-Frame Alpha Mirrorless Digital Camera a7II + 28-70mm Lens ILCE-7M2/K Filmmaker's Kit with DJI Ronin-SC 3-Axis Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer Bundle + Deco Photo Backpack + 64GB + Software
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$1,698.00
Sony A7 II AmazonSony Alpha A7 II Digital Camera & 28-70m...Sony Alpha A7 II Digital Camera & 28-70mm FE OSS Lens with 64GB Card + Backpack + Battery + Tripod + Tele/Wide Lens Kit
Amazon logo
$1,658.00
Sony A7 II AmazonSony Alpha a7II Digital Camera with FE 2...Sony Alpha a7II Digital Camera with FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Lens - Bundle with Camera Case, 32GB Class 10 SDHC Card, Filter Kit (UV/CPL/ND2), Clean Kit, SD Card Reader, Card Wallet
Amazon logo
$1,598.00
Sony A7 II AmazonSony Alpha a7 II Mirrorless Digital Came...Sony Alpha a7 II Mirrorless Digital Camera with 28-70mm and 420-800mm Telephoto Lens + 2X 64GB Memory Card, UV & Close-up Filters, Microphone, Portable Tripod, Gadget Bag & More
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$1,599.00
Sony A7 II AmazonSony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Came...Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Camera w/ 16-50mm and 55-210mm Power Zoom Lenses
Amazon logo
$698.00
Sony A7 II AmazonSony a7 II Full-Frame Alpha Mirrorless D...Sony a7 II Full-Frame Alpha Mirrorless Digital Camera a7II ILCE-7M2/K with FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS Lens Kit and Deco Gear Professional Photo Video Camera Case 2X Extra Battery Power Editing Bundle
Amazon logo
$1,598.00
Sony A7 II AmazonSony Alpha A7 II Digital Camera & 28-70m...Sony Alpha A7 II Digital Camera & 28-70mm FE OSS Lens with 64GB Card + Flash + Case + Battery + Tripod + Tele/Wide Lens Kit
Amazon logo
$1,648.00
Sony A7 II AmazonSony a7 II Full-Frame Alpha Mirrorless D...Sony a7 II Full-Frame Alpha Mirrorless Digital Camera 24MP (Black) Body Only a7II ILCE-7M2 with Deco Gear Professional Photo Video Camera and Lens Case 2X Extra Battery Power Editing Bundle
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$1,398.00

Design

1.Has a flip-out screen
Sony A7 II
Sony Alpha 7R
Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.
2.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Sony A7 II
Sony Alpha 7R
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
3.weight

474g

465g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
4.viewfinder coverage

100%

100%

With 100% coverage, you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage, you may have to crop your photos afterward to get them looking perfect.
5.is dustproof and water-resistant
Sony A7 II
Sony Alpha 7R
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
6.Has a hot shoe
Sony A7 II
Sony Alpha 7R
A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.

Optics

1.sensor size

35.8 x 23.9mm

35.8 x 23.9mm

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
2.focus points

117

117

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
3.megapixels (main camera)

24.3MP

36.3MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
4.maximum light sensitivity

25600 ISO

25600 ISO

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
5.continuous shooting at high resolution

5fps

4fps

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
6.has AF tracking
Sony A7 II
Sony Alpha 7R
With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 60fps

1080 x 60fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Sony A7 II
Sony Alpha 7R
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
3.has a 24p cinema mode
Sony A7 II
Sony Alpha 7R
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
4.supports AVCHD format
Sony A7 II
Sony Alpha 7R
AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
Sony A7 II
Sony Alpha 7R
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
2.has a microphone input
Sony A7 II
Sony Alpha 7R
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Sony A7 II
Sony Alpha 7R
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Battery

1.Battery life (CIPA)

350shots

340shots

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
2.has a removable battery
Sony A7 II
Sony Alpha 7R
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
3.has a rechargeable battery
Sony A7 II
Sony Alpha 7R
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
4.has a battery level indicator
Sony A7 II
Sony Alpha 7R
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.noise

2248 ISO

2746 ISO

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
2.image quality

90

95

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Sony A7 II
Sony Alpha 7R
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.color depth

24.8bits

25.6bits

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
5.dynamic range

14.2Evs

14.1Evs

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
6.has an external memory slot
Sony A7 II
Sony Alpha 7R
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.

Price comparison

Sony A7 II

ProductStorePrice
Sony A7 II AmazonSony Alpha a7 IIK E-mount interchangeabl...Sony Alpha a7 IIK E-mount interchangeable lens mirrorless camera with full frame sensor with 28-70mm Lens
Amazon logo
$1,598.00
Sony A7 II AmazonSony a7R II Full-Frame Mirrorless Interc...Sony a7R II Full-Frame Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera, Body Only (Black) (ILCE7RM2/B), Base, Base
Amazon logo
$1,298.00
Sony A7 II AmazonSony a7 II Full-Frame Alpha Mirrorless D...Sony a7 II Full-Frame Alpha Mirrorless Digital Camera a7II + 28-70mm Lens ILCE-7M2/K Filmmaker's Kit with DJI Ronin-SC 3-Axis Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer Bundle + Deco Photo Backpack + 64GB + Software
Amazon logo
$1,698.00
Sony A7 II AmazonSony Alpha A7 II Digital Camera & 28-70m...Sony Alpha A7 II Digital Camera & 28-70mm FE OSS Lens with 64GB Card + Backpack + Battery + Tripod + Tele/Wide Lens Kit
Amazon logo
$1,658.00
Sony A7 II AmazonSony Alpha a7II Digital Camera with FE 2...Sony Alpha a7II Digital Camera with FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Lens - Bundle with Camera Case, 32GB Class 10 SDHC Card, Filter Kit (UV/CPL/ND2), Clean Kit, SD Card Reader, Card Wallet
Amazon logo
$1,598.00
Sony A7 II AmazonSony Alpha a7 II Mirrorless Digital Came...Sony Alpha a7 II Mirrorless Digital Camera with 28-70mm and 420-800mm Telephoto Lens + 2X 64GB Memory Card, UV & Close-up Filters, Microphone, Portable Tripod, Gadget Bag & More
Amazon logo
$1,599.00
Sony A7 II AmazonSony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Came...Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Camera w/ 16-50mm and 55-210mm Power Zoom Lenses
Amazon logo
$698.00
Sony A7 II AmazonSony a7 II Full-Frame Alpha Mirrorless D...Sony a7 II Full-Frame Alpha Mirrorless Digital Camera a7II ILCE-7M2/K with FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS Lens Kit and Deco Gear Professional Photo Video Camera Case 2X Extra Battery Power Editing Bundle
Amazon logo
$1,598.00
Sony A7 II AmazonSony Alpha A7 II Digital Camera & 28-70m...Sony Alpha A7 II Digital Camera & 28-70mm FE OSS Lens with 64GB Card + Flash + Case + Battery + Tripod + Tele/Wide Lens Kit
Amazon logo
$1,648.00
Sony A7 II AmazonSony a7 II Full-Frame Alpha Mirrorless D...Sony a7 II Full-Frame Alpha Mirrorless Digital Camera 24MP (Black) Body Only a7II ILCE-7M2 with Deco Gear Professional Photo Video Camera and Lens Case 2X Extra Battery Power Editing Bundle
Amazon logo
$1,398.00

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