73points

Sony A7 II

63points

Sony Alpha 7S II

Sony A7 II
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Sony A7 II vs Sony Alpha 7S II

Sony A7 II
Sony Alpha 7S II

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

  • 0.98% larger sensor
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    35.8 x 23.9mmvs35.6 x 23.8mm
  • 1.99x more megapixels (main camera)
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    24.3MPvs12.2MP
  • 153g lighter
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    474gvs627g
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
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  • 2k dots higher resolution (screen)
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    1230k dotsvs1228k dots
  • Supports a remote smartphone
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  • Can create panoramas in-camera
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  • 21.66% less body volume
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    716.28cm³vs731.52cm³

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

  • 52 more focus points
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    169vs117
  • 16x higher maximum light sensitivity
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    409600 ISOvs25600 ISO
  • 20shots longer battery life
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    370shotsvs350shots
  • Has phase-detection autofocus for videos
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  • Has manual gain
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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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$998.00
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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$1,198.00
Sony A7 II AmazonSony Alpha a7 II Mirrorless Digital Came...Sony Alpha a7 II Mirrorless Digital Camera (ILCE7M2K/B) with FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Lens + Extra Battery + Flash + Wide Angle & Telephoto Lens + Filters + 128GB U3 V30 Memory Accessory Bundle
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$1,088.00
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
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$998.00
Sony A7 II AmazonSony a7 III ILCE7M3/B Full-Frame Mirrorl...Sony a7 III ILCE7M3/B Full-Frame Mirrorless Interchangeable-Lens Camera with 3-Inch LCD, Black
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$1,698.00
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
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$1,099.00
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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$898.00
Sony A7 II AmazonSony Alpha a7II Mirrorless Digital Camer...Sony Alpha a7II Mirrorless Digital Camera with 28-70mm Lens, Tripod and Ball Head, Bag, 64GB SD Card, Battery and Dual Charger, Accessories, Case, Dust Blower and Lens Cap Keeper Bundle (9 Items)
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$1,098.00
Sony A7 II AmazonSony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Came...Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Camera w/ 16-50mm and 55-210mm Power Zoom Lenses
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$848.00
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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$1,088.00

Design

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

474g

627g

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 7S II
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 7S II
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

35.6 x 23.8mm

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

117

169

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

12.2MP

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

409600 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

5fps

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
6.has AF tracking
Sony A7 II
Sony Alpha 7S II
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

2160 x 30fps

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 phase-detection autofocus for videos
Sony A7 II
Sony Alpha 7S II
A phase-detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.
3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Sony A7 II
Sony Alpha 7S II
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
4.has a 24p cinema mode
Sony A7 II
Sony Alpha 7S II
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
5.supports AVCHD format
Sony A7 II
Sony Alpha 7S II
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 7S II
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 7S II
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 7S II
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Battery

1.Battery life (CIPA)

350shots

370shots

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 7S II
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
3.has a rechargeable battery
Sony A7 II
Sony Alpha 7S II
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
4.has a battery level indicator
Sony A7 II
Sony Alpha 7S II
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.supports Wi-Fi
Sony A7 II
Sony Alpha 7S II
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
2.has an external memory slot
Sony A7 II
Sony Alpha 7S II
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.
3.Has a remote control
Sony A7 II
Sony Alpha 7S II
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
4.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Sony A7 II
Sony Alpha 7S II
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
5.has an HDMI output
Sony A7 II
Sony Alpha 7S II
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
6.supports a remote smartphone
Sony A7 II
Sony Alpha 7S II
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.

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
$998.00
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
$1,198.00
Sony A7 II AmazonSony Alpha a7 II Mirrorless Digital Came...Sony Alpha a7 II Mirrorless Digital Camera (ILCE7M2K/B) with FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Lens + Extra Battery + Flash + Wide Angle & Telephoto Lens + Filters + 128GB U3 V30 Memory Accessory Bundle
Amazon logo
$1,088.00
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
$998.00
Sony A7 II AmazonSony a7 III ILCE7M3/B Full-Frame Mirrorl...Sony a7 III ILCE7M3/B Full-Frame Mirrorless Interchangeable-Lens Camera with 3-Inch LCD, Black
Amazon logo
$1,698.00
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
$1,099.00
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
$898.00
Sony A7 II AmazonSony Alpha a7II Mirrorless Digital Camer...Sony Alpha a7II Mirrorless Digital Camera with 28-70mm Lens, Tripod and Ball Head, Bag, 64GB SD Card, Battery and Dual Charger, Accessories, Case, Dust Blower and Lens Cap Keeper Bundle (9 Items)
Amazon logo
$1,098.00
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
$848.00
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
$1,088.00

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