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A7 II 35mm E-mount Camera with Full-Frame Sensor (Body Only)

Model: ILCE-7M2
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  • Overview

    The α7 II is the world’s first full-frame camera with 5-axis image stabilization and provides camera shake compensation for wide-ranging mountable lenses. Compact and refined for intuitive operation, it offers enhanced Fast Hybrid AF that delivers lightning-fast focusing, super-wide coverage and exceptionally effective tracking of fast-moving subjects.

    Find out more about the product here.

    • Features
      5-axis image stabilization

      5-axis image stabilization

      The α7 II dramatically expands your range of expression by compensating for five types of camera shake during handheld shooting of still images and movies. The highly effective 4.5-step compensation lets you confidently zoom in faraway subjects, snap detailed close-ups, capture night scenes and more — all with minimal camera shake blur.

      Compatibility with wide-ranging mountable lenses

      Compatibility with wide-ranging mountable lenses

      New 5-axis image stabilization lets you enjoy unparalleled handheld shooting freedom with more of your favorite mountable lenses. The short flange-back distance in the E-mount α7 II contributes to broad lens compatibility.

      Automatic optimization for every α lens

      Automatic optimization for every α lens

      Confidently use your favorite E-mount and A-mount lenses, knowing the α7 II will analyze information from the lens to optimize depiction performance and 5-axis image stabilization for the particular lens you mount. When using E-mount lenses with optical stabilization (OSS), the α7 II combines the best of in-lens and in-camera image stabilization.

      High-performance Fast Hybrid AF

      High-performance Fast Hybrid AF

      The newly enhanced Fast Hybrid AF system delivers extremely high-speed response, highly accurate prediction and wide area coverage for autofocusing and tracking you can always depend on. It’s remarkably fast for a full-frame camera AF system (30% faster than the α7) and accurately predicts subject movement so you can steadfastly track your subject.

      Focal plane phase-detection AF with A-mount lenses

      Focal plane phase-detection AF with A-mount lenses

      The α7 II offers focal plane phase-detection AF even when an A-mountlens is mounted via LAEA3(LA-EA1) mount adaptor. So you can take advantage of the wide AFcoverage , high-speed response, high tracking capability and high optical performance of Amount lenses.

      35mm full-frame 24.3-megapixel Exmor™ CMOS sensor

      35mm full-frame 24.3-megapixel Exmor™ CMOS sensor

      The image sensor delivers beautiful images from corner to corner and stunning 24.3-megapixel resolution. You’ll enjoy low noise, an extremely wide dynamic range, and amazingly rich and subtle gradations. Moreover, innovations that could only be achieved by Sony reproduce details more faithfully so that every scene looks incredibly real.

      BIONZ X™ image processing engine

      BIONZ X™ image processing engine

      BIONZ X faithfully reproduces textures and details in real time, as seen by the naked eye, via extra high-speed processing capabilities. Together with front-end Large Scale Integration that accelerates processing, it enables more natural details, more realistic images, richer tonal gradations and lower noise when shooting still images and movies.

      Supports 14-bit uncompressed RAW format

      Supports 14-bit uncompressed RAW format

      New compatibility with 14-bit uncompressed RAW format lets you choose the optimal format for your needs. The camera thereby ensures supreme quality of tonal gradation to maximise the benefit of the image sensor's wide dynamic range.

      Robust magnesium alloy body

      Robust magnesium alloy body

      The remarkably compact and lightweight body is solidly built to withstand the rigors of shooting in the field. It’s the ideal blend of light weight, solid reliability and steady handling, thanks to a top cover, front cover and internal structure constructed of rigid magnesium alloy.

      Robust lens mount

      Robust lens mount

      The strength and rigidity of the body and lens mount have been enhanced to provide an especially solid foundation for mounting large, heavy lenses such as super telephoto lenses and those preferred for movie shooting.

      Enhanced grip and shutter button

      Enhanced grip and shutter button

      The grip is refined in shape and height to support a more secure grasp of the camera even when a large lens is mounted. This also contributes to more confident operation of the shutter button and dials. Moreover, the shutter button has been reshaped and shifted forward to enable more natural shooting with less camera shake.

      Full-frame expression without the bulk

      Full-frame expression without the bulk

      The α7 II packs powerful moviemaking capabilities in extremely compact dimensions. You can create movies of breathtaking visual and sound quality with exquisite background blur, remarkably clear details, and the sensitivity to bring dark scenes to vibrant life. Features like Picture Profile and P/A/S/M modes further expand your creative options.

      High-contrast, high-resolution XGA OLED Tru-Finder™

      High-contrast, high-resolution XGA OLED Tru-Finder™

      The viewfinder offers impressive visibility that contributes to stress-free, intuitive operation. You can accurately monitor what will appear in your final images because it faithfully displays the effects of your various camera settings. Moreover, an advanced 3-lens optical system ensures rich tonal gradation and extremely high contrast.

      Stable viewfinder image

      Stable viewfinder image

      Monitor the stabilizing effects of camera shake compensation in the viewfinder or LCD screen while shooting still images by pressing the shutter button halfway or magnifying the image, and while shooting movies by entering movie mode. Even when using a telephoto or macro lens, you can fine-tune framing and focusing with stress-free stability.

      Lock-on AF tracking

      Lock-on AF tracking

      It’s easy to keep moving subjects in focus with enhanced Lock-on AF, which analyzes even more information from the scene to ensure usage of the optimal AF point for smooth, stable autofocusing. Its ability to detect and track moving subjects has now been significantly improved, thanks to Sony’s advanced proprietary image analysis technology.

      Detail reproduction technology and diffraction-reducing technology

      Detail reproduction technology and diffraction-reducing technology

      Detail reproduction technology depicts details more faithfully with a more natural sense of dimension, while diffraction-reducing technology suppresses the effects of diffraction to faithfully reproduce fine details even when shooting at small aperture settings.

      Area-specific noise reduction

      Area-specific noise reduction

      Area-specific noise reduction selectively divides the image into areas based on patterns (such as edges, textures and flat areas like blue skies), then applies the most appropriate noise reduction for each area to markedly reduce noise and achieve a new level of clarity.

      Picture Profile

      Picture Profile

      Fine-tune the look of movies before shooting by adjusting gradation, color adjustment and detail. Adjusted parameters can be saved with other settings as a profile, and up to 7 profiles can be stored for later recall.

      S-Log2 gamma setting

      S-Log2 gamma setting

      This proprietary Sony gamma setting, featured in professional camcorders, creates a 1,300% wider dynamic range for smooth expression of gradation with reduced whiteout and blackout. Through color grading in post-production, you can make the most of the low-noise image and super-rich detail to achieve various types of image expression.

      Time code / User bit

      Time code / User bit

      This function provides a “Record Run” setting that only advances the time code while recording, a “Free Run” setting that advances the time code whether recording or not, a drop frame method and a non-drop frame method. The α7 II can also output an embedded time code when the clean HDMI output setting is in use.

      Clean HDMI output

      Clean HDMI output

      An HDMI terminal makes it easy to transfer Full HD movie signals in real-time to an external monitor for accurate, large-screen viewing and listening. This feature supports uncompressed movie recording on external recording equipment and lets you output uncompressed movies with the shooting info display function off.

      Meticulously crafted controls

      Meticulously crafted controls

      Controls are refined for intuitive operation and immediate adjustment of parameters while viewing scenes through the viewfinder. The front and rear dials have been thoroughly refined and positioned with overall handling in mind to enable easier, more efficient turning. It’s a level of refinement that even surpasses that of other α7 series models.

      Easy button customization

      Easy button customization

      Button customization empowers you to shoot just the way you like, with frequently used functions assigned to the customizable buttons of your choice. You can easily assign any of 56 functions to any of 10 buttons to enjoy speedier, more intuitive operation and maximum convenience.

      Convenient tiltable LCD screen

      Convenient tiltable LCD screen

      The LCD screen tilts upward approx. 107 degrees and downward approx. 41 degrees to accommodate wide-ranging shooting angles. This flexibility combines with compact mobility to greatly expand your shooting options. Viewing is also clear under direct sunlight thanks to WhiteMagic™ technology that nearly doubles the brightness of the display.

      Anti-dust system and coating

      Anti-dust system and coating

      To keep your photos blemish free, a special anti-static coating on the surface of the optical filter suppresses the attachment of both dry and moist dust particles when changing lenses. An anti-dust mechanism also vibrates at high speed when you select Cleaning Mode to remove any particles adhering to the filter.

      One-touch remote and one-touch sharing

      One-touch remote and one-touch sharing

      One-touch remote lets you use your smartphone or tablet as a viewfinder and remote control for a digital camera, and one-touch sharing lets you transfer your photos and videos from your camera. Either way, by installing Imaging Edge Mobile app to your NFC enable Android smartphone or tablet, you can avoid complex set-up sequences and establish wireless connection simply by touching your device to the camera. You are now ready to control your camera from your smartphone to take a photo from a previously out-of-reach spot, or simply be in your own group shot, as well as transfer them instantly to your smartphone for sharing on SNS. No NFC? No problem. You can also pair the devices manually.

      PlayMemories Camera Apps™  www.sony.net/pmca

      PlayMemories Camera Apps™ www.sony.net/pmca

      The exciting new application download service, PlayMemories Camera Apps, lets you add new functions to your camera’s existing feature-set to heighten photographic expression according to your own creative needs.

      Multi Frame NR (Noise Reduction)

      Multi Frame NR (Noise Reduction)

      This mode composites four shots to significantly suppress noise and raise sensitivity, letting you clearly capture dark scenes without a tripod or flash. Camera shake blur is also lowered while contrast and detail are raised.

      Capture One (for Sony)

      Capture One (for Sony)

      Capture One Express (for Sony) is a free award-winning image editing software that provides high-end image quality RAW development, easy management of your image files, and powerful editing tools. Capture One Pro (for Sony) can be bought for even more editing tools and tethered shooting capability.

      5fps AF/AE shooting with accurate tracking

      5fps AF/AE shooting with accurate tracking

      When your subject is moving fast, you can beautifully capture the decisive moment with sharp, well-exposed results via 5fps continuous AF/AE shooting. A dramatically improved algorithm accurately predicts subject movement so you can steadfastly track the subject even when shooting continuously.

      Pro-quality XAVC S format

      Pro-quality XAVC S format

      For extremely high image quality and minimal noise, record movies in the high-bit-rate XAVC S format, which was developed based on the professional XAVC 4K/HD format. It enables Full HD (1920 x 1080) image recording at 50Mbps (60p/50p, 30p/25p, 24p) and employs linear PCM sound for high-quality sound recording.

      Imaging Edge™ Remote, Viewer, and Edit

      Imaging Edge™ Remote, Viewer, and Edit

      Elevate your photography with Imaging Edge desktop applications. Use "Remote" to control and monitor shooting live on your PC screen; "Viewer" to quickly preview, rate, and select photos from large image libraries; and "Edit" to develop RAW data into high-quality photos for delivery. Get the best from Sony RAW files, and manage your productions more efficiently.

    • Highlight

      World’s 1st full-frame camera with 5-axis image stabilization

      Lens

      Sony E-mount lenses

      Fast and effective, enhanced Fast Hybrid AF

      Sensor

      35 mm

      24.3-megapixel 35mm full-frame Exmor™ CMOS sensor

      Recording (still images)

      35mm full frame L: 6000 x 4000 (24M), M: 3936 x 2624 (10M), S: 3008 x 2000 (6.0M) APS-C L: 3936 x 2624 (10M), M: 3008 x 2000 (6.0M), S: 1968 x 1312 (2.6M)

      BIONZ X™ image processing engine

      Recording (movie)

      AVCHD 2.0 / MP4 / XAVC S (up to 1920 x 1080/60p 50Mbps)

      High 50Mbps bit-rate XAVC S format recording of Full HD movies

      Storage Media

      Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SD memory card, SDHC memory card (UHS-I compliant), SDXC memory card (UHS-I compliant)

    • Specifications

      Lens

      Lens Mount

      Sony E-mount lenses

      Lens Compatibility

      Sony E-mount lenses

      Sensor

      Sensor Type

      35 mm

      Sensor

      35 mm full frame (35.8 x 23.9mm) Exmor™ CMOS sensor

      Number Of Pixels (Effective)

      24.3MP

      Number of Pixels (total)

      24.7MP

      Image Sensor Aspect Ratio

      3:2

      Anti-Dust System

      YES

      Recording (still images)

      Image Size (pixels), 3:2

      35mm full frame L: 6000 x 4000 (24M), M: 3936 x 2624 (10M), S: 3008 x 2000 (6.0M) APS-C L: 3936 x 2624 (10M), M: 3008 x 2000 (6.0M), S: 1968 x 1312 (2.6M)

      Image Size (pixels), 16:9

      35mm full frame L: 6000 x 3376 (20M), M: 3936 x 2216 (8.7M), S: 3008 x 1688 (5.1M) APS-C L: 3936 x 2216 (8.7M), M: 3008 x 1688 (5.1M), S: 1968 x 1112 (2.2M)

      Image Size (pixels), Sweep Panorama

      Wide: horizontal 12,416 x 1,856 (23M), vertical 5,536 x 2,160 (12M) Standard: horizontal 8,192 x 1,856 (15M), vertical 3,872 x 2,160 (8.4M)

      Image Quality Modes

      RAW, RAW & JPEG, JPEG Extra fine, JPEG Fine, JPEG Standard

      RAW Output

      14 bit

      Uncompressed RAW

      Yes

      Picture Effect

      Posterization (Color) Posterization (B/W) Pop Color Retro Photo Partial Color (R/G/B/Y) High Contrast Monochrome Toy Camera(Normal/Cool/Warm/Green/Magenta) Soft High-key

      Creative Style

      Standard Vivid Neutral Clear Deep Light Portrait Landscape Sunset Night Scene Autumn Leaves Black & White Sepia Style Box

      Dynamic Range Functions

      Off

      Recording (movie)

      Recording Format (Movie)

      AVCHD 2.0 / MP4 / XAVC S (up to 1920 x 1080/60p 50Mbps)

      Video Compression

      XAVC S: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 AVCHD: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264

      Audio Recording Format

      AVCHD / MP4 / XAVC S

      Movie Functions

      Audio Level Display, Audio Rec Level, Auto Slow Shutter, HDMI info. Display (On/Off selectable), Time Code/User Bit, Dual Video Rec, Auto Slow Shutter, Record Control

      Storage Media

      Compatible Recording Media

      Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SD memory card, SDHC memory card (UHS-I compliant), SDXC memory card (UHS-I compliant)

      Noise Reduction

      Noise Reduction

      Long exposure High ISO NR

      Multi Frame NR

      Auto/ISO 100 to 51200

      White balance

      White Balance Modes

      Auto WB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (Warm White / Cool White / Day White / Daylight), Flash, Color Temperature (2500 to 9900K) & Color Filter (G7 to M7: 15 steps, A7 to B7: 15 steps), Custom, Underwater

      AWB Micro Adjustment

      G7 to M7 (15 steps), A7 to B7 (15 steps)

      Bracketing

      3 frames, H/L selectable

      Focus

      Focus Type

      Fast Hybrid AF(phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF)

      Focus Sensor

      Exmor" CMOS sensor"

      Focus Point

      35mm full frame: 117 points (phase-detection AF) APS-C: 99 points (phase-detection AF) / 25 points (conotrast-detection AF)

      Focus Sensitivity Range

      EV-1 to EV20 (ISO100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)

      AF Mode

      Single-shot AF (AF-S), Continuous AF (AF-C), Direct Manual Focus (DMF), Manual Focus

      Focus Area

      Wide (117 points (phase-detection AF), 25 points(contrast-detection AF)) Zone Center Flexible Spot (S/M/L) Lock-on AF ( Wide / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L))

      Type

      Yes (with Built-in LED type)

      AF Illuminator range

      Approx. 0.3m - Approx. 3.0m (with FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS attached)

      Exposure

      Metering Type

      1200-zone evaluative metering

      Metering Sensor

      Exmor" CMOS sensor"

      Metering Sensitivity

      EV -1 to EV 20 (at ISO 100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)

      Metering Mode

      Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot

      Exposure Modes

      AUTO (iAUTO, Superior Auto), Programmed AE (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter-speed priority (S), Manual (M), Scene Selection, Sweep Panorama, Movie

      Auto (AE) Bracketing

      Cont./Bracket: Single, With 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1.0 EV, 2.0 EV, 3.0 EV increments, 3/5 frames selectable

      AE Lock

      Locked when shutter button is pressed halfway. Available with AE lock button. (On/Off/Auto)

      ISO Sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index)

      ISO 50–25600

      Viewfinder

      Viewfinder Type

      0.5"-type electronic viewfinder (color)

      Number of Dots

      2 359 296 dots

      Brightness Control (Viewfinder)

      Auto / Manual ( 5 steps between -2 and +2 )

      Field Coverage

      100%

      Magnification

      Approx. 0.71 x (with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m)

      Dioptre Adjustment

      -4.0 to +3.0m

      Eye Point

      Approx. 27mm from the eyepiece lens, 22mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1(CIPA standard)

      LCD Screen

      Monitor Type

      3.0" type TFT LCD

      Total Number of Dots

      1,228,800 dots

      Brightness Control (LCD)

      Manual ( 5 steps between -2 and +2 ), Sunny Weather mode

      Focus Magnifier

      35mm full frame: 5.9x, 11.7x, APS-C: 3.8x, 7.7x

      Peaking MF

      Yes (Level setting: High/Mid/Low/Off, colour: White/Red/Yellow)

      Other Features

      Face Detection

      On/On (Regist. Faces)/Off

      Clear Image Zoom

      Still / Movie: Approx. 2x

      Digital zoom (Still Image)

      35mm full frame: up to 8x APS-C: up to 8x

      Digital zoom (Movie)

      35mm full frame: Approx 4x. APS-C: Approx 4x.

      Lens Compensation

      Peripheral shading, chromatic aberration, distortion

      Shutter

      Shutter Speed

      Still images: 1/8000 to 30 sec., Bulb Movies: 1/8000 to 1/4 (1/3 step), Up to 1/60 in AUTO mode (up to 1/30 in Auto Slow Shutter mode)

      Image Stabilization

      Compensation Effect

      4.5 steps (based on CIPA standard. Pitch/yaw shake only. With Sonnar T* FE 55mm F1.8 ZA lens mounted. Long exposure NR off.)

      Flash Control

      Flash Control

      Pre-flash TTL

      Flash Compensation

      +/- 3.0 EV (switchable between 1/3 and 1/2 EV steps)

      Flash Modes

      Off Autoflash Fill-flash Slow Sync. Rear Sync. Red-eye reduction (on/off selectable) Wireless Hi-speed sync.

      External Flash Compatibility

      Sony α System Flash compatible with Multi Interface Shoe, attach the shoe adaptor for flash compatible with Auto-lock accessory shoe

      FE Level Lock

      YES

      Drive

      Drive Modes

      Single shooting, Continuous shooting, Self-timer (10/2 sec. delay selectable), Self-timer (Cont.) (10 sec. delay 3/5 exposures selectable), Bracketing (Cont., Single, White Balance, DRO)

      Continuous Drive Speed (approx. max.)

      5 fps (in High Continuous Shooting)

      Playback

      Playback Modes

      Single (with or without shooting information Y RGB histogram & highlight/shadow warning) 9/25-frame index view Enlarged display mode (L: 18.8x, M: 12.3x, S: 9.4x, Panorama (Standard): 25.6x, Panorama (Wide): 38.8x) Auto Review (10/5/2 sec,Off) Image orientation (Auto/Manual/Off selectable) Slideshow Panorama scrolling Folder selection (Date/ Still/ MP4/ AVCHD/XAVC S) Forward/Rewind (movie) Delete Protect

      Interface

      PC Interface

      Mass-storage, MTP, PC remote

      NFC™

      YES

      HD Output

      HDMI micro connector (Type-D), BRAVIA Sync (link menu), PhotoTV HD, 4K still image playback

      Multi Interface Shoe

      Yes

      Others

      Microphone terminal (3.5mm Stereo minijack), Headphone terminal (3.5mm Stereo minijack), Vertical Grip Connector

      Interfaces

      Multi/Micro USB Terminal

      Audio

      Microphone

      Built-in stereo microphone or ECM-XYST1M / XLR-K1M (sold separately)

      Speaker

      Built-in, monaural

      Print

      Compatible Standards

      Exif Print, Print Image Matching III, DPOF setting

      Custom function

      Custom Function Type

      Custom key settings Programmable Setting

      Power

      Supplied Battery

      NP-FW50 W-series Rechargeable Battery Pack

      Battery Life (Still Images)

      Up to 350 shots

      Battery Life (CIPA, Movies)

      Actual: Approx. 60 min. with viewfinder, approx. 65 min. with LCD screen (CIPA standard) Continuous: Approx. 100 min. with viewfinder, approx. 100 min. with LCD screen (CIPA standard)

      External Power

      AC Adaptor AC-PW20 (optional)

      Size & Weight

      Dimensions (W x H x D)

      126.9 x 95.7 x 59.7 mm

      Weight (with battery and memory card included)

      556 g (Body Only) / 599 g (With battery and media)

      WiFi®

      Wireless & Network Capabilities

      Wi-Fi

    • Overview
      • Overview

        The α7 II is the world’s first full-frame camera with 5-axis image stabilization and provides camera shake compensation for wide-ranging mountable lenses. Compact and refined for intuitive operation, it offers enhanced Fast Hybrid AF that delivers lightning-fast focusing, super-wide coverage and exceptionally effective tracking of fast-moving subjects.

        Find out more about the product here.

      • features
        • Features
          5-axis image stabilization

          5-axis image stabilization

          The α7 II dramatically expands your range of expression by compensating for five types of camera shake during handheld shooting of still images and movies. The highly effective 4.5-step compensation lets you confidently zoom in faraway subjects, snap detailed close-ups, capture night scenes and more — all with minimal camera shake blur.

          Compatibility with wide-ranging mountable lenses

          Compatibility with wide-ranging mountable lenses

          New 5-axis image stabilization lets you enjoy unparalleled handheld shooting freedom with more of your favorite mountable lenses. The short flange-back distance in the E-mount α7 II contributes to broad lens compatibility.

          Automatic optimization for every α lens

          Automatic optimization for every α lens

          Confidently use your favorite E-mount and A-mount lenses, knowing the α7 II will analyze information from the lens to optimize depiction performance and 5-axis image stabilization for the particular lens you mount. When using E-mount lenses with optical stabilization (OSS), the α7 II combines the best of in-lens and in-camera image stabilization.

          High-performance Fast Hybrid AF

          High-performance Fast Hybrid AF

          The newly enhanced Fast Hybrid AF system delivers extremely high-speed response, highly accurate prediction and wide area coverage for autofocusing and tracking you can always depend on. It’s remarkably fast for a full-frame camera AF system (30% faster than the α7) and accurately predicts subject movement so you can steadfastly track your subject.

          Focal plane phase-detection AF with A-mount lenses

          Focal plane phase-detection AF with A-mount lenses

          The α7 II offers focal plane phase-detection AF even when an A-mountlens is mounted via LAEA3(LA-EA1) mount adaptor. So you can take advantage of the wide AFcoverage , high-speed response, high tracking capability and high optical performance of Amount lenses.

          35mm full-frame 24.3-megapixel Exmor™ CMOS sensor

          35mm full-frame 24.3-megapixel Exmor™ CMOS sensor

          The image sensor delivers beautiful images from corner to corner and stunning 24.3-megapixel resolution. You’ll enjoy low noise, an extremely wide dynamic range, and amazingly rich and subtle gradations. Moreover, innovations that could only be achieved by Sony reproduce details more faithfully so that every scene looks incredibly real.

          BIONZ X™ image processing engine

          BIONZ X™ image processing engine

          BIONZ X faithfully reproduces textures and details in real time, as seen by the naked eye, via extra high-speed processing capabilities. Together with front-end Large Scale Integration that accelerates processing, it enables more natural details, more realistic images, richer tonal gradations and lower noise when shooting still images and movies.

          Supports 14-bit uncompressed RAW format

          Supports 14-bit uncompressed RAW format

          New compatibility with 14-bit uncompressed RAW format lets you choose the optimal format for your needs. The camera thereby ensures supreme quality of tonal gradation to maximise the benefit of the image sensor's wide dynamic range.

          Robust magnesium alloy body

          Robust magnesium alloy body

          The remarkably compact and lightweight body is solidly built to withstand the rigors of shooting in the field. It’s the ideal blend of light weight, solid reliability and steady handling, thanks to a top cover, front cover and internal structure constructed of rigid magnesium alloy.

          Robust lens mount

          Robust lens mount

          The strength and rigidity of the body and lens mount have been enhanced to provide an especially solid foundation for mounting large, heavy lenses such as super telephoto lenses and those preferred for movie shooting.

          Enhanced grip and shutter button

          Enhanced grip and shutter button

          The grip is refined in shape and height to support a more secure grasp of the camera even when a large lens is mounted. This also contributes to more confident operation of the shutter button and dials. Moreover, the shutter button has been reshaped and shifted forward to enable more natural shooting with less camera shake.

          Full-frame expression without the bulk

          Full-frame expression without the bulk

          The α7 II packs powerful moviemaking capabilities in extremely compact dimensions. You can create movies of breathtaking visual and sound quality with exquisite background blur, remarkably clear details, and the sensitivity to bring dark scenes to vibrant life. Features like Picture Profile and P/A/S/M modes further expand your creative options.

          High-contrast, high-resolution XGA OLED Tru-Finder™

          High-contrast, high-resolution XGA OLED Tru-Finder™

          The viewfinder offers impressive visibility that contributes to stress-free, intuitive operation. You can accurately monitor what will appear in your final images because it faithfully displays the effects of your various camera settings. Moreover, an advanced 3-lens optical system ensures rich tonal gradation and extremely high contrast.

          Stable viewfinder image

          Stable viewfinder image

          Monitor the stabilizing effects of camera shake compensation in the viewfinder or LCD screen while shooting still images by pressing the shutter button halfway or magnifying the image, and while shooting movies by entering movie mode. Even when using a telephoto or macro lens, you can fine-tune framing and focusing with stress-free stability.

          Lock-on AF tracking

          Lock-on AF tracking

          It’s easy to keep moving subjects in focus with enhanced Lock-on AF, which analyzes even more information from the scene to ensure usage of the optimal AF point for smooth, stable autofocusing. Its ability to detect and track moving subjects has now been significantly improved, thanks to Sony’s advanced proprietary image analysis technology.

          Detail reproduction technology and diffraction-reducing technology

          Detail reproduction technology and diffraction-reducing technology

          Detail reproduction technology depicts details more faithfully with a more natural sense of dimension, while diffraction-reducing technology suppresses the effects of diffraction to faithfully reproduce fine details even when shooting at small aperture settings.

          Area-specific noise reduction

          Area-specific noise reduction

          Area-specific noise reduction selectively divides the image into areas based on patterns (such as edges, textures and flat areas like blue skies), then applies the most appropriate noise reduction for each area to markedly reduce noise and achieve a new level of clarity.

          Picture Profile

          Picture Profile

          Fine-tune the look of movies before shooting by adjusting gradation, color adjustment and detail. Adjusted parameters can be saved with other settings as a profile, and up to 7 profiles can be stored for later recall.

          S-Log2 gamma setting

          S-Log2 gamma setting

          This proprietary Sony gamma setting, featured in professional camcorders, creates a 1,300% wider dynamic range for smooth expression of gradation with reduced whiteout and blackout. Through color grading in post-production, you can make the most of the low-noise image and super-rich detail to achieve various types of image expression.

          Time code / User bit

          Time code / User bit

          This function provides a “Record Run” setting that only advances the time code while recording, a “Free Run” setting that advances the time code whether recording or not, a drop frame method and a non-drop frame method. The α7 II can also output an embedded time code when the clean HDMI output setting is in use.

          Clean HDMI output

          Clean HDMI output

          An HDMI terminal makes it easy to transfer Full HD movie signals in real-time to an external monitor for accurate, large-screen viewing and listening. This feature supports uncompressed movie recording on external recording equipment and lets you output uncompressed movies with the shooting info display function off.

          Meticulously crafted controls

          Meticulously crafted controls

          Controls are refined for intuitive operation and immediate adjustment of parameters while viewing scenes through the viewfinder. The front and rear dials have been thoroughly refined and positioned with overall handling in mind to enable easier, more efficient turning. It’s a level of refinement that even surpasses that of other α7 series models.

          Easy button customization

          Easy button customization

          Button customization empowers you to shoot just the way you like, with frequently used functions assigned to the customizable buttons of your choice. You can easily assign any of 56 functions to any of 10 buttons to enjoy speedier, more intuitive operation and maximum convenience.

          Convenient tiltable LCD screen

          Convenient tiltable LCD screen

          The LCD screen tilts upward approx. 107 degrees and downward approx. 41 degrees to accommodate wide-ranging shooting angles. This flexibility combines with compact mobility to greatly expand your shooting options. Viewing is also clear under direct sunlight thanks to WhiteMagic™ technology that nearly doubles the brightness of the display.

          Anti-dust system and coating

          Anti-dust system and coating

          To keep your photos blemish free, a special anti-static coating on the surface of the optical filter suppresses the attachment of both dry and moist dust particles when changing lenses. An anti-dust mechanism also vibrates at high speed when you select Cleaning Mode to remove any particles adhering to the filter.

          One-touch remote and one-touch sharing

          One-touch remote and one-touch sharing

          One-touch remote lets you use your smartphone or tablet as a viewfinder and remote control for a digital camera, and one-touch sharing lets you transfer your photos and videos from your camera. Either way, by installing Imaging Edge Mobile app to your NFC enable Android smartphone or tablet, you can avoid complex set-up sequences and establish wireless connection simply by touching your device to the camera. You are now ready to control your camera from your smartphone to take a photo from a previously out-of-reach spot, or simply be in your own group shot, as well as transfer them instantly to your smartphone for sharing on SNS. No NFC? No problem. You can also pair the devices manually.

          PlayMemories Camera Apps™  www.sony.net/pmca

          PlayMemories Camera Apps™ www.sony.net/pmca

          The exciting new application download service, PlayMemories Camera Apps, lets you add new functions to your camera’s existing feature-set to heighten photographic expression according to your own creative needs.

          Multi Frame NR (Noise Reduction)

          Multi Frame NR (Noise Reduction)

          This mode composites four shots to significantly suppress noise and raise sensitivity, letting you clearly capture dark scenes without a tripod or flash. Camera shake blur is also lowered while contrast and detail are raised.

          Capture One (for Sony)

          Capture One (for Sony)

          Capture One Express (for Sony) is a free award-winning image editing software that provides high-end image quality RAW development, easy management of your image files, and powerful editing tools. Capture One Pro (for Sony) can be bought for even more editing tools and tethered shooting capability.

          5fps AF/AE shooting with accurate tracking

          5fps AF/AE shooting with accurate tracking

          When your subject is moving fast, you can beautifully capture the decisive moment with sharp, well-exposed results via 5fps continuous AF/AE shooting. A dramatically improved algorithm accurately predicts subject movement so you can steadfastly track the subject even when shooting continuously.

          Pro-quality XAVC S format

          Pro-quality XAVC S format

          For extremely high image quality and minimal noise, record movies in the high-bit-rate XAVC S format, which was developed based on the professional XAVC 4K/HD format. It enables Full HD (1920 x 1080) image recording at 50Mbps (60p/50p, 30p/25p, 24p) and employs linear PCM sound for high-quality sound recording.

          Imaging Edge™ Remote, Viewer, and Edit

          Imaging Edge™ Remote, Viewer, and Edit

          Elevate your photography with Imaging Edge desktop applications. Use "Remote" to control and monitor shooting live on your PC screen; "Viewer" to quickly preview, rate, and select photos from large image libraries; and "Edit" to develop RAW data into high-quality photos for delivery. Get the best from Sony RAW files, and manage your productions more efficiently.

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        • Highlight

          World’s 1st full-frame camera with 5-axis image stabilization

          Lens

          Sony E-mount lenses

          Fast and effective, enhanced Fast Hybrid AF

          Sensor

          35 mm

          24.3-megapixel 35mm full-frame Exmor™ CMOS sensor

          Recording (still images)

          35mm full frame L: 6000 x 4000 (24M), M: 3936 x 2624 (10M), S: 3008 x 2000 (6.0M) APS-C L: 3936 x 2624 (10M), M: 3008 x 2000 (6.0M), S: 1968 x 1312 (2.6M)

          BIONZ X™ image processing engine

          Recording (movie)

          AVCHD 2.0 / MP4 / XAVC S (up to 1920 x 1080/60p 50Mbps)

          High 50Mbps bit-rate XAVC S format recording of Full HD movies

          Storage Media

          Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SD memory card, SDHC memory card (UHS-I compliant), SDXC memory card (UHS-I compliant)

      • specifications
        • Specifications

          Lens

          Lens Mount

          Sony E-mount lenses

          Lens Compatibility

          Sony E-mount lenses

          Sensor

          Sensor Type

          35 mm

          Sensor

          35 mm full frame (35.8 x 23.9mm) Exmor™ CMOS sensor

          Number Of Pixels (Effective)

          24.3MP

          Number of Pixels (total)

          24.7MP

          Image Sensor Aspect Ratio

          3:2

          Anti-Dust System

          YES

          Recording (still images)

          Image Size (pixels), 3:2

          35mm full frame L: 6000 x 4000 (24M), M: 3936 x 2624 (10M), S: 3008 x 2000 (6.0M) APS-C L: 3936 x 2624 (10M), M: 3008 x 2000 (6.0M), S: 1968 x 1312 (2.6M)

          Image Size (pixels), 16:9

          35mm full frame L: 6000 x 3376 (20M), M: 3936 x 2216 (8.7M), S: 3008 x 1688 (5.1M) APS-C L: 3936 x 2216 (8.7M), M: 3008 x 1688 (5.1M), S: 1968 x 1112 (2.2M)

          Image Size (pixels), Sweep Panorama

          Wide: horizontal 12,416 x 1,856 (23M), vertical 5,536 x 2,160 (12M) Standard: horizontal 8,192 x 1,856 (15M), vertical 3,872 x 2,160 (8.4M)

          Image Quality Modes

          RAW, RAW & JPEG, JPEG Extra fine, JPEG Fine, JPEG Standard

          RAW Output

          14 bit

          Uncompressed RAW

          Yes

          Picture Effect

          Posterization (Color) Posterization (B/W) Pop Color Retro Photo Partial Color (R/G/B/Y) High Contrast Monochrome Toy Camera(Normal/Cool/Warm/Green/Magenta) Soft High-key

          Creative Style

          Standard Vivid Neutral Clear Deep Light Portrait Landscape Sunset Night Scene Autumn Leaves Black & White Sepia Style Box

          Dynamic Range Functions

          Off

          Recording (movie)

          Recording Format (Movie)

          AVCHD 2.0 / MP4 / XAVC S (up to 1920 x 1080/60p 50Mbps)

          Video Compression

          XAVC S: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 AVCHD: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264

          Audio Recording Format

          AVCHD / MP4 / XAVC S

          Movie Functions

          Audio Level Display, Audio Rec Level, Auto Slow Shutter, HDMI info. Display (On/Off selectable), Time Code/User Bit, Dual Video Rec, Auto Slow Shutter, Record Control

          Storage Media

          Compatible Recording Media

          Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SD memory card, SDHC memory card (UHS-I compliant), SDXC memory card (UHS-I compliant)

          Noise Reduction

          Noise Reduction

          Long exposure High ISO NR

          Multi Frame NR

          Auto/ISO 100 to 51200

          White balance

          White Balance Modes

          Auto WB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (Warm White / Cool White / Day White / Daylight), Flash, Color Temperature (2500 to 9900K) & Color Filter (G7 to M7: 15 steps, A7 to B7: 15 steps), Custom, Underwater

          AWB Micro Adjustment

          G7 to M7 (15 steps), A7 to B7 (15 steps)

          Bracketing

          3 frames, H/L selectable

          Focus

          Focus Type

          Fast Hybrid AF(phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF)

          Focus Sensor

          Exmor" CMOS sensor"

          Focus Point

          35mm full frame: 117 points (phase-detection AF) APS-C: 99 points (phase-detection AF) / 25 points (conotrast-detection AF)

          Focus Sensitivity Range

          EV-1 to EV20 (ISO100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)

          AF Mode

          Single-shot AF (AF-S), Continuous AF (AF-C), Direct Manual Focus (DMF), Manual Focus

          Focus Area

          Wide (117 points (phase-detection AF), 25 points(contrast-detection AF)) Zone Center Flexible Spot (S/M/L) Lock-on AF ( Wide / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L))

          Type

          Yes (with Built-in LED type)

          AF Illuminator range

          Approx. 0.3m - Approx. 3.0m (with FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS attached)

          Exposure

          Metering Type

          1200-zone evaluative metering

          Metering Sensor

          Exmor" CMOS sensor"

          Metering Sensitivity

          EV -1 to EV 20 (at ISO 100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)

          Metering Mode

          Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot

          Exposure Modes

          AUTO (iAUTO, Superior Auto), Programmed AE (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter-speed priority (S), Manual (M), Scene Selection, Sweep Panorama, Movie

          Auto (AE) Bracketing

          Cont./Bracket: Single, With 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1.0 EV, 2.0 EV, 3.0 EV increments, 3/5 frames selectable

          AE Lock

          Locked when shutter button is pressed halfway. Available with AE lock button. (On/Off/Auto)

          ISO Sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index)

          ISO 50–25600

          Viewfinder

          Viewfinder Type

          0.5"-type electronic viewfinder (color)

          Number of Dots

          2 359 296 dots

          Brightness Control (Viewfinder)

          Auto / Manual ( 5 steps between -2 and +2 )

          Field Coverage

          100%

          Magnification

          Approx. 0.71 x (with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m)

          Dioptre Adjustment

          -4.0 to +3.0m

          Eye Point

          Approx. 27mm from the eyepiece lens, 22mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1(CIPA standard)

          LCD Screen

          Monitor Type

          3.0" type TFT LCD

          Total Number of Dots

          1,228,800 dots

          Brightness Control (LCD)

          Manual ( 5 steps between -2 and +2 ), Sunny Weather mode

          Focus Magnifier

          35mm full frame: 5.9x, 11.7x, APS-C: 3.8x, 7.7x

          Peaking MF

          Yes (Level setting: High/Mid/Low/Off, colour: White/Red/Yellow)

          Other Features

          Face Detection

          On/On (Regist. Faces)/Off

          Clear Image Zoom

          Still / Movie: Approx. 2x

          Digital zoom (Still Image)

          35mm full frame: up to 8x APS-C: up to 8x

          Digital zoom (Movie)

          35mm full frame: Approx 4x. APS-C: Approx 4x.

          Lens Compensation

          Peripheral shading, chromatic aberration, distortion

          Shutter

          Shutter Speed

          Still images: 1/8000 to 30 sec., Bulb Movies: 1/8000 to 1/4 (1/3 step), Up to 1/60 in AUTO mode (up to 1/30 in Auto Slow Shutter mode)

          Image Stabilization

          Compensation Effect

          4.5 steps (based on CIPA standard. Pitch/yaw shake only. With Sonnar T* FE 55mm F1.8 ZA lens mounted. Long exposure NR off.)

          Flash Control

          Flash Control

          Pre-flash TTL

          Flash Compensation

          +/- 3.0 EV (switchable between 1/3 and 1/2 EV steps)

          Flash Modes

          Off Autoflash Fill-flash Slow Sync. Rear Sync. Red-eye reduction (on/off selectable) Wireless Hi-speed sync.

          External Flash Compatibility

          Sony α System Flash compatible with Multi Interface Shoe, attach the shoe adaptor for flash compatible with Auto-lock accessory shoe

          FE Level Lock

          YES

          Drive

          Drive Modes

          Single shooting, Continuous shooting, Self-timer (10/2 sec. delay selectable), Self-timer (Cont.) (10 sec. delay 3/5 exposures selectable), Bracketing (Cont., Single, White Balance, DRO)

          Continuous Drive Speed (approx. max.)

          5 fps (in High Continuous Shooting)

          Playback

          Playback Modes

          Single (with or without shooting information Y RGB histogram & highlight/shadow warning) 9/25-frame index view Enlarged display mode (L: 18.8x, M: 12.3x, S: 9.4x, Panorama (Standard): 25.6x, Panorama (Wide): 38.8x) Auto Review (10/5/2 sec,Off) Image orientation (Auto/Manual/Off selectable) Slideshow Panorama scrolling Folder selection (Date/ Still/ MP4/ AVCHD/XAVC S) Forward/Rewind (movie) Delete Protect

          Interface

          PC Interface

          Mass-storage, MTP, PC remote

          NFC™

          YES

          HD Output

          HDMI micro connector (Type-D), BRAVIA Sync (link menu), PhotoTV HD, 4K still image playback

          Multi Interface Shoe

          Yes

          Others

          Microphone terminal (3.5mm Stereo minijack), Headphone terminal (3.5mm Stereo minijack), Vertical Grip Connector

          Interfaces

          Multi/Micro USB Terminal

          Audio

          Microphone

          Built-in stereo microphone or ECM-XYST1M / XLR-K1M (sold separately)

          Speaker

          Built-in, monaural

          Print

          Compatible Standards

          Exif Print, Print Image Matching III, DPOF setting

          Custom function

          Custom Function Type

          Custom key settings Programmable Setting

          Power

          Supplied Battery

          NP-FW50 W-series Rechargeable Battery Pack

          Battery Life (Still Images)

          Up to 350 shots

          Battery Life (CIPA, Movies)

          Actual: Approx. 60 min. with viewfinder, approx. 65 min. with LCD screen (CIPA standard) Continuous: Approx. 100 min. with viewfinder, approx. 100 min. with LCD screen (CIPA standard)

          External Power

          AC Adaptor AC-PW20 (optional)

          Size & Weight

          Dimensions (W x H x D)

          126.9 x 95.7 x 59.7 mm

          Weight (with battery and memory card included)

          556 g (Body Only) / 599 g (With battery and media)

          WiFi®

          Wireless & Network Capabilities

          Wi-Fi

      • Reviews
        • Reviews