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Sony Alpha 7R II
Sony Alpha 7R II
Top 16%2,066 points
Top 16%
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Sony Alpha 7R II review: 64 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

42.4MP
Panono Camera: 108MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
24 x 35.9mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm

3. focus points

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.
399
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693

4. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Sony Alpha 7R II
28% have it

5. maximum light sensitivity

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.
102400 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO

6. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
98
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
290shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots

8. video recording (main camera)

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.
2160 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps

9. weight

625g
HTC Re: 65.5g

10. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony Alpha 7R II
38% have it

11. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/8000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s

12. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony Alpha 7R II
50% have it

13. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Sony Alpha 7R II
31% have it

14. has built-in optical image stabilization

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.
Sony Alpha 7R II
46% have it

15. has AF tracking

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.
Sony Alpha 7R II
72% have it

16. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Sony Alpha 7R II
25% have it

17. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Sony Alpha 7R II
27% have it

18. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Sony Alpha 7R II
26% have it

19. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
1228k dots
Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS: 1040000k dots

20. width

127mm
DxO One: 26.2mm

21. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Sony Alpha 7R II
55% have it

22. volume

902.21cm³
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³

23. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Sony Alpha 7R II
45% have it

24. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Sony Alpha 7R II
35% have it

25. has sensor shift stabilization

With sensor shift, the image sensor (rather than the lens) moves to counterbalance any vibration of the camera. This means the image will be stabilised regardless of what lens is being used.
Sony Alpha 7R II
19% have it

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