• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • 35mm 861.6mm2
  • 42.4 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon EOS M
  • Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R II
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Predecessor:   Sony A7R
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Successor: Canon EOS M3
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General
Model Number: EOS M A7R II
Alternate Model Number(s):   ILCE-7RM2
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $600.00 $3200.00
Street Price:   $1,798.00
Date Available: 2012-10-15 2015-08-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 17.7 oz (503 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
22.6 oz (640 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.3 x 2.6 x 1.3 in.
(109 x 67 x 32 mm)
5.0 x 3.8 x 2.4 in.
(127 x 96 x 60 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon Sony
Effective Megapixels: 18.0 42.4
Sensor Format: APS-C 35mm
Sensor size: 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm) 861.6mm2 (35.90mm x 24.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.30 microns 4.51 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.6x 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed None
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: Yes Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 65 98
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 22.1 26.0
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.2 13.9
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 827 3,434
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5184 x 3456 (17.9 MP, 3:2),
3456 x 2304 (8.0 MP, 3:2),
2592 x 1728 (4.5 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
720 x 480 (0.3 MP, 3:2)
7952 x 5304 (42.2 MP, 3:2),
5168 x 3448 (17.8 MP, 3:2),
3984 x 2656 (10.6 MP, 3:2),
7952 x 4472 (35.6 MP, 16:9),
5168 x 2912 (15.0 MP, Other),
3984 x 2240 (8.9 MP, 16:9),
5168 x 3448 (17.8 MP, 3:2),
3984 x 2656 (10.6 MP, 3:2),
2592 x 1728 (4.5 MP, 3:2),
5168 x 2912 (15.0 MP, Other),
3984 x 2240 (8.9 MP, 16:9),
2592 x 1456 (3.8 MP, 16:9),
12416 x 1856 (23.0 MP, Other),
5536 x 2160 (12.0 MP, Other),
8192 x 1856 (15.2 MP, Other),
3872 x 2160 (8.4 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG, .CR2 14-bit RAW, RAW+L/F JPEG JPEG, RAW (14-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.2 5.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
640x480 (30p/​25p)
3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1920x1080 (60p/​60i/​50p/​50i/​24p)
1280x720 (30p/​25p)
1280x720 (120p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Image data: H.264; audio: Linear PCM (Stereo)) XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF-M Sony E
Lens: Canon EF-M 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 29 - 88mm  
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 55mm  
Zoom Ratio: 3.10x  
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - f/22 (W) / f/5.6 - f/36 (T); 7-blade circular aperture  
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
 
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 58.0mm n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values:   Up to 4x; up to 2x Clear Image Digital Zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Hybrid phase-detect/contrast-detect AF on image sensor: FlexiZone - Multi (31 zones, AF at the touched Zone), Single; Face Detection + Tracking AF Fast Hybrid AF with 399 focal plane phase detect points and 25 contrast detect AF points; Wide (399 points for phase-detection AF / 25 points for contrast-detection AF) / 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 Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type:   EVF: 1.3cm (0.5-inch) 2.4M-dot XGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.78x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter, eyepoint 23mm from the eyepiece lens/18.5mm from the eyepiece frame at -1 m-1 (CIPA standard), eye sensor
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a 2,359,296 dots (786,432 pixels)
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):   0.78x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):   0.78x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,040,000 dots 1,228,800 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: Yes No
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x 24.9x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800 25600
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto (100-6400), 100-12800 in 1EV steps, expandable to H=25600 AUTO (ISO 100-6400, selectable lower limit and upper limit), ISO 100 - 25600, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Twilight and Sunset, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (4 settings), Flash, Custom, Color Temp./ Filter (2500-9900K with 15-step Magenta/Green compensation), Underwater
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative metering, partial metering (center: approx. 11%), spot metering (center: approx. 2.8%), center-weighted average metering 1200-zone Evaluative Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, Handheld Night Scene mode, HDR Backlight Control mode, Multi-Shot Noise Reduction; Creative filters (Art Bold, Water painting, Grainy B/W, Soft focus, Toy camera, Miniature effect, Fish-eye) Scene Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Anti Motion Blur; Sweep Panorama; HDR: Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference Level (1-6 EV at 1.0 EV step),
Self Timer: 10, 2 seconds 2, 5, 10; 3/5 shots after 2/5/10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No No
Flash Modes: Auto, On, Off, Red-eye; FE Lock 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 n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/200 1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe Multi Interface Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: .CR2 14-bit RAW, RAW+L/F JPEG RAW (14-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (Image data: H.264; audio: Linear PCM (Stereo)) XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No Yes
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: No Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional RC-6 wireless remote Optional via RM-VPR1, USB or Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Mini HDMI, External 3.5mm Stereo Mic Jack Multi-Terminal Micro USB (with remote support), Type-D Micro HDMI with BRAVIA Sync, PhotoTV HD, 4K still image playback; Microphone and Headphone jacks
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 1.94 1.02
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 2.02  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 2.33 0.99
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 4.2 5.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 13 23
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.4 5.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 6 23
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.1 5.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 3 22
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.74 seconds 0.21 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.173 seconds 0.107 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.051 seconds 0.020 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): Full AF shutter lag, wide area mode = 0.878s  
Startup Time: 2.7 seconds 1.5 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 1.4 seconds 0.9 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 230 shots 340 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   290 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LP-E12 Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeble NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E12 Lithium-ion rechargeble 2 x Proprietary NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No Yes
Software
Included Software: EOS Digital Solutions Disc Capture One Express (for Sony) free download
OS Compatibility: Windows XP inc SP3 / Vista inc SP1 and SP2 (excl. Starter Edition) / 7 (excl. Starter Edition) OS X v10.6-10.7 (Intel processor required)  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Full HD movies with Movie Servo AF, manual exposure control, built-in stereo mic with manual audio level adjustment, Video Snapshot. DIGIC 5 processor, Hybrid CMOS AF, 3-inch 1.04M-dot touchscreen LCD, optional EF lens adapter. Available in black or white. New 42.4-megapixel back-illuminated full-frame CMOS sensor, no OLPF, ISO expandable to 50-102400, 399-point on-sensor phase-detect Hybrid AF, 5-axis IBIS (4.5 stops correction) 4K internal movie recording, larger 0.78x EVF, reduced-vibration shutter, all-electronic shutter mode.