• 35mm 855.6mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 30.4 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 32,000
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sony Alpha ILCE-A7 II
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
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Predecessor: Sony A7
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Successor: Sony A7 III
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General
Model Number: A7 II 5D Mark IV
Alternate Model Number(s): ILCE-7M2  
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Pro SLR
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $1999.99 $3499.00
Street Price: $898.00 $2,499.00
Date Available: 2014-12-09 2016-09-01
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 32.8 oz (930 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
31.4 oz (890 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.0 x 3.8 x 2.4 in.
(127 x 96 x 60 mm)
5.9 x 4.6 x 3.0 in.
(151 x 116 x 76 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Canon
Effective Megapixels: 24.3 30.4
Sensor Format: 35mm 35mm
Sensor size: 855.62mm2 (35.80mm x 23.90mm) 864mm2 (36.00mm x 24.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.97 microns 5.36 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: Yes Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 90 91
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 24.9 24.8
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 13.6 13.6
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 2,449 2,995
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
3936 x 2624 (10.3 MP, 3:2),
3008 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2),
3936 x 2624 (10.3 MP, 3:2),
3008 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2),
1968 x 1312 (2.6 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 3376 (20.3 MP, 16:9),
3936 x 2216 (8.7 MP, 16:9),
3008 x 1688 (5.1 MP, 16:9),
3936 x 2216 (8.7 MP, 16:9),
3008 x 1688 (5.1 MP, 16:9),
1968 x 1112 (2.2 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)
6720 x 4480 (30.1 MP, 3:2),
5040 x 3360 (16.9 MP, 3:2),
4464 x 2976 (13.3 MP, 3:2),
3360 x 2240 (7.5 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
720 x 480 (0.3 MP, 3:2),
5952 x 4480 (26.7 MP, 4:3),
4480 x 3360 (15.1 MP, 4:3),
3968 x 2976 (11.8 MP, 4:3),
2976 x 2240 (6.7 MP, 4:3),
1696 x 1280 (2.2 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
6720 x 3776 (25.4 MP, 16:9),
5040 x 2836 (14.3 MP, 16:9),
4464 x 2512 (11.2 MP, 16:9),
3360 x 1888 (6.3 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
720 x 408 (0.3 MP, Other),
4480 x 4480 (20.1 MP, 1:1),
3360 x 3360 (11.3 MP, 1:1),
2976 x 2976 (8.9 MP, 1:1),
2240 x 2240 (5.0 MP, 1:1),
1280 x 1280 (1.6 MP, 1:1),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG, RAW (14-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF v2.3), RAW, M-RAW (16.9MP), S-RAW (7.5MP), Dual-Pixel RAW; 14-bit CR2
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.0 7.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/​60i/​30p/​24p)
1440x1080 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
4096x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p/​23.98p)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p/​23.98p)
1280x720 (120p/​100p)
Movie File Format: XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Stereo Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC MOV (4K Video: Motion JPEG; Full HD and HD Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: Linear PCM), MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: AAC)
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Sony E Canon EF
Lens: Sony FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS SEL2870 n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 70mm  
Focal Length (actual): 28 - 70mm  
Zoom Ratio: 2.50x  
Aperture Range: f/3.5-22 (W) / f/5.6-36 (T)  
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
 
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 55.0mm 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: Fast Hybrid AF (Phase-detect + Contrast-detect AF): 117 points (phase-detection AF), 25 points (contrast-detection AF); Multi Point (25 points) / Center-weighted / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Zone Phase Detect: OVF: 61-point (up to 41 cross-type points); Up to 5 dual cross-type AF points at f/2.8 and f/5.6, up to 20 cross-type AF points at f/4 and f/5.6, up to 21 cross-type AF points at f/5.6 and f/8, up to 20 horizontal-line AF points at f/5.6, up to 61 horizontal-line AF points at f/8; Dual Pixel CMOS AF on sensor
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes No
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: EVF: 0.5-inch (1.30cm) 2.4M-dot XGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.71x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter SLR type; fixed eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.71x magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter, fixed focusing screen, on demand grid
Focus Peaking: Yes No
EVF Resolution: 2,359,296 dots (786,432 pixels) n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.71x 0.71x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.71x 0.71x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.2
Rear Display Resolution: 1,228,800 dots (307,200 px) 1,620,000 dots (540,000 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 18.8x 10.0x
Top Deck Display: No Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25600 32000
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto (100-6400), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600; Low extention to ISO 50; up to 51200 in MFNR mode Auto, 100-32000 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps, expandable to 50 (L), 51200 (H1) and 102400 (H2)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (4 settings), Flash, Custom, Color Temp./ Filter (2500-9900K with 15-step Magenta/Green compensation), Underwater Auto (Ambience priority/White priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent Light, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature
Shutter Speed Range: 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 1200-zone Evaluative Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot 150K-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor, 252-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Partial (center 6.1% of frame), Spot (center 1.3% of frame)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: 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), Custom shooting mode C1, C2, C3; Multiple-exposure; HDR
Self Timer: 2 or 10; 3/5 shots after 10 seconds 2, 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No No
Flash Modes: Flash off, Auto flash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Hi-speed Sync, Wireless; Red-eye reduction: On/Off n/a
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/250 1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Multi Interface Hot shoe Hot Shoe, PC Sync
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC CF1 / SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-I
Other Memory:   SD: UHS-I, CF: UDMA7
Dual Card Slots: No Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (14-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG RAW, M-RAW (16.9MP), S-RAW (7.5MP), Dual-Pixel RAW; 14-bit CR2
Movie File Format: XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Stereo Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC MOV (4K Video: Motion JPEG; Full HD and HD Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: Linear PCM), MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: AAC)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: Yes Yes
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No Yes
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional via RM-VPR1, USB or Wi-Fi Optional Wired or Wireless
Connections (extended): Multi-Terminal Micro USB (with remote support), Type-D Micro HDMI, 3.5mm Microphone and 3.5mm Headphone jacks Mini HDMI (Type C), Remote Jack, Stereo Mic Jack, Stereo Monitor Jack, PC-Sync Terminal
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.74 0.37
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): 0.79 0.37
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 5.0 7.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 52 Unlimited
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 5.0 7.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 28 19
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 5.0 7.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 24 12
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.22 seconds 0.17 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):   0.057 seconds
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.151 seconds 0.077 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.053 seconds 0.057 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): Full AF lag with electronic first curtain disabled (enabled is the default) = 0.359 second  
Startup Time: 1.7 seconds 0.5 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 1.0 seconds 0.2 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 350 shots 300 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 270 shots 900 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary LP-E6N
Usable Battery Types: NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion Rechargeable or BG-E20 battery grip
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LP-E6N Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No Yes
Internal Charging Supported: Yes No
Software
Included Software:   Canon EOS Digital Solution Disc
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: In-body 5-axis sensor-shift image stabilization (up to 4.5 stops of corrections), White Magic tilting LCD (170 degrees up, 41 degrees down), XAVC S, AVCHD 2.0 & MP4 videos, S-Log2 and S-Gamut, improved grip and shutter button, stronger lens mount, optional VG-C2EM battery grip. New 30.4-megapixel full-frame sensor, Dual Pixel CMOS AF, DIGIC 6+ processor, 61-point AF system, 7fps burst mode, DCI 4K video, Dual Pixel RAW, built-in Wi-Fi with NFC, built-in GPS.