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Sony Alpha a99 II

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Sony Alpha a99 II review: specs and price

Sony Alpha a99 II
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Sony Alpha a99 II

Why is Sony Alpha a99 II better than the average?

  • Sensor size
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    35.9 x 24mmvs186.31mm
  • 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
  • Continuous shooting at high resolution
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    12fpsvs6.84fps
  • Battery life (CIPA)
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    490shotsvs406.76shots
  • Video recording (main camera)
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    2160 x 30fpsvs43624.37fps
  • Fastest shutter speed
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    1/8000svs1/3073s

Price comparison

Design

1.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

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

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3. 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%

4.Has a built-in focus motor
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The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.

Sony Alpha a99 II
5.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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6.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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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

35.9 x 24mm

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.

Sony Alpha a99 II
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.

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5.Supports slow-motion video recording
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6.movie bitrate
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The higher the movie recording bitrate the better the movie quality with more and crispier details and less compression artifacts.

Best

Canon EOS R

480Mbps

100Mbps

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 a99 II
2.has a microphone input
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A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

Sony Alpha a99 II
3.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 a99 II

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

490shots

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.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 a99 II
2.Has WiFi
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The device can connect to WiFi.

Sony Alpha a99 II
3.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 a99 II
4.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 a99 II
5.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.

Sony Alpha a99 II
6.has a HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

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