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Sony Alpha 7R II

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Sony Alpha 7R II review: specs and price

Sony Alpha 7R II
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Sony Alpha 7R II

Why is Sony Alpha 7R II better than the average?

  • Sensor size
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    24 x 35.9mmvs186.31mm
  • Megapixels (main camera)
    42.4MPvs17.45MP
  • Focus points
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    399vs60.75
  • Maximum light sensitivity
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    102400 ISOvs19974.53 ISO
  • Video recording (main camera)
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    2160 x 30fpsvs43624.37fps
  • Image quality
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    98vs71.39
  • Fastest shutter speed
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    1/8000svs1/3073s
  • More viewfinder coverage
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    100%vs98.32%

Price comparison

Design

1.Has a flip-out screen
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Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

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2. more viewfinder coverage
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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 afterwards to get them looking perfect.

Best

Sony a6100

100%

100%

3.Has a hot shoe
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A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.

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4.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
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The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

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5.is a system camera
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A system camera has many interchangeable components such as lenses, flashes, and other accessories. System cameras offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

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6. higher resolution (screen)
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A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.

Best

Zeiss ZX1

2764.8k dots

1228k dots

Optics

1.focus points
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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.

Best

Canon EOS R

5655

399

2.has AF tracking
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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.

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3.sensor size
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The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

24 x 35.9mm

4.maximum light sensitivity
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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.

Best

Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

1640000 ISO

102400 ISO

5.has built-in optical image stabilization
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Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

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6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
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A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

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Videography

1.video recording (main camera)
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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.

Best

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K

3456 x 50fps

2160 x 30fps

2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

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3.has a 24p cinema mode
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24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

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4.supports AVCHD format
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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.

Sony Alpha 7R II
5.Supports slow-motion video recording
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Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
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A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

Sony Alpha 7R II
2.has a microphone input
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A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

Sony Alpha 7R II
3.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Canon EOS M6 Mark II + Canon EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM

2

1

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Sony Alpha 7R II
5.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

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Battery

1.Battery life (CIPA)
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CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

290shots

2.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

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3.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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4.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

1.image quality
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A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.

Best

Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*

100

98

2.has an external memory slot
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The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

Sony Alpha 7R II
3.Has WiFi
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The device can connect to WiFi.

Sony Alpha 7R II
4.Has a remote control
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A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

Sony Alpha 7R II
5.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
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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.

Sony Alpha 7R II
6.has an accelerometer
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An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

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