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Model Name: Sony Alpha ILCE-A7S II 
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Predecessor: Sony A7S
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General
Model Number: A7S II
Alternate Model Number(s): ILCE-7SM2
Camera Format: Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $2999.99
Street Price: $2,398.00
Date Available: 2015-10-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 22.1 oz (627 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.0 x 3.8 x 2.4 in.
(127 x 96 x 60 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony
Effective Megapixels: 12.2
Sensor Format: 35mm
Sensor size: 847.28mm2 (35.60mm x 23.80mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 8.40 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
DxO Sensor Score: 85
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 23.6
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 13.3
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 2,993
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4240 x 2832 (12.0 MP, 3:2),
4240 x 2384 (10.1 MP, 16:9),
2768 x 1848 (5.1 MP, 3:2),
2768 x 1560 (4.3 MP, Other),
2128 x 1416 (3.0 MP, 3:2),
2128 x 1200 (2.6 MP, Other),
12416 x 1856 (23.0 MP, Other),
8192 x 1856 (15.2 MP, Other),
2160 x 5536 (12.0 MP, Other),
2160 x 3872 (8.4 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG, RAW (14-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p)
1920x1080 (60p/60i/50p/50i/30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (30p/25p)
1920x1080 (120p/100p)
Movie File Format: XAVC-S, AVCHD 2.0, MP4 with stereo sound
Composite Video Out: No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Sony E
Lens: n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):  
Focal Length (actual):  
Zoom Ratio:  
Aperture Range:  
Integrated ND Filter: No
Normal Focus Range:  
Macro Focus Range:  
Filter Thread: n/a
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x; 2x Clear Image Digital Zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: 169-point contrast-detect AF: Wide (169 points), Center, Flexible Spot (S/M/L), Zone, Expand Flexible Spot, Lock-on AF (Wide / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Expand Flexible Spot)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: EVF: 0.51-inch 2.4M-dot XGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.78x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter, 23mm eyepoint from the eyepiece lens, 18.5 mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1 (CIPA standard)
Focus Peaking: Yes
EVF Resolution: 2,359,296 dots (786,432 pixels)
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.78x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.78x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,228,800 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom: 13.3x
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 102400
Minimum ISO (native): 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 102,400, expandable to 50 - 409,600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (4 settings), Flash, Custom, Color Temp./ Filter (2500-9900K with 57-step Magenta/Green and 29-step Amber/Blue compensation), Underwater
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/8000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 1200-zone Evaluative Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Anti Motion Blur; Sweep Panorama; Movie / High Frame Rate; Picture Effect: Posterization (Color, B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R, G, B, Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera, Soft Highkey, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolor, Illustration; Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto/Level (1-5)), Auto High Dynamic Range: Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure Difference Level (1.0-6.0 EV, 1.0 EV step)
Self Timer: 2, 5, 10; 3/5 shots after 2/5/10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
High Resolution Composite: No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No
Flash Modes: Flash off, Auto flash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Hi-speed Sync, Wireless; Red-eye reduction: On/Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Multi Interface Hot shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: No
RAW Capture Support: Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (14-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: XAVC-S, AVCHD 2.0, MP4 with stereo sound
Included Memory: No memory included
Included Memory Type:  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes
NFC: Yes
Bluetooth: No
Built-In GPS: No
Microphone Jack: Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Yes, via USB or Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Micro HDMI (Type-D), Multi Micro USB connector, Stereo microphone jack (3.5mm), Stereo headphone jack (3.5mm)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.56
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.60
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 5.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 63
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 5.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 28
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 5.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 25
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.19 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.111 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.021 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time: 2.9 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 1.1 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 370 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 310 shots
Battery Life, Video:  
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-FW50
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software: Capture One Express (for Sony) free download
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS X
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 5-axis sensor-shift image stabilization system, larger 0.78x EVF, internal 4K recording, S-Gamut3.Cine/S-Log3 and S-Gamut3/S-Log3 support, 120p Full HD slo-mo video, enhanced Zebra function, new Gamma Display Assist function, clean HDMI output


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