• 35mm 855.6mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • Medium format 1,441.0mm2
  • 51.4 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sony Alpha ILCE-A7 II
  • Fujifilm GFX 50S
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Predecessor: Sony A7
A7 vs A7 II
 
Successor: Sony A7 III
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General
Model Number: A7 II GFX 50S
Alternate Model Number(s): ILCE-7M2  
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $1999.99 $6499.95
Street Price: $898.00 $5,499.32
Date Available: 2014-12-09 2017-02-28
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 32.8 oz (930 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
32.5 oz (920 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.0 x 3.8 x 2.4 in.
(127 x 96 x 60 mm)
5.8 x 3.7 x 3.6 in.
(148 x 94 x 91 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony  
Effective Megapixels: 24.3 51.4
Sensor Format: 35mm Medium format
Sensor size: 855.62mm2 (35.80mm x 23.90mm) 1441.02mm2 (43.80mm x 32.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.97 microns 5.31 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x 0.8x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed None
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: Yes No
DxO Sensor Score: 90  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 24.9  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 13.6  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 2,449  
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)
8256 x 6192 (51.1 MP, 4:3),
8256 x 5504 (45.4 MP, 3:2),
8256 x 4640 (38.3 MP, 16:9),
6192 x 6192 (38.3 MP, 1:1),
8256 x 3048 (25.2 MP, Other),
7744 x 6192 (48.0 MP, 5:4),
7232 x 6192 (44.8 MP, Other),
4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2663 (10.7 MP, 3:2),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
2992 x 2992 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
4000 x 1480 (5.9 MP, Other),
3744 x 3000 (11.2 MP, 5:4),
3504 x 3000 (10.5 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG, RAW (14-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG JPEG, 14-bit RAW (uncompressed or lossless compressed); RAW+JPEG; 24-bit TIFF (in-camera RAW conversion)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.0 3.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/​60i/​30p/​24p)
1440x1080 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
1920x1080 (30p/​25p/​24p/​23.98p)
1280x720 (30p/​25p/​24p/​23.98p)
Movie File Format: XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Stereo Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, Audio: Linear PCM 48KHz stereo sound)
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 FUJINON G Mount
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
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 Contrast Detection: 425 points; Single Point AF: 13x9 / 25x17 (Changeable Size of AF Frame Among 6 Types); Zone AF: 3x3 / 5x5 / 7x7 from 117 Areas on 13x9 Grid; Wide/Tracking AF: (Up to 9 Area); Single AF / Continuous AF / MF; Touch AF supported
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes No
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD EVF / 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 Detachable EVF-GFX1 electronic viewfinder: 0.5-inch 3.69M-dot OLED, 100% coverage, 0.85x magnification (35mm eq.), 23mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter adjustment, eye sensor; optional Tilt Adapter EVF-TL1 available
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: 2,359,296 dots (786,432 pixels) 3,690,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.71x 0.85x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.71x 0.67x
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) 2,360,000 dots
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 18.8x  
Top Deck Display: No Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25600 12800
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 (1/2/3), 100-12800, expandable to 50-102400
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, Daylight, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Underwater, Custom, Color Temperature (K)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/16000 - 3600 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 TTL 256-zone metering: Multi, Spot , Average, Center Weighted
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), Film Simulation modes (PROVIA / Standard, Velvia / Vivid, ASTIA / Soft, Classic Chrome, PRO Neg.Hi, PRO Neg.Std, Black&White, Black&White+Ye Filter, Black&White+R Filter, Black&White+Gfilter, Sepia, ACROS, ACROS+Ye Filter, ACROS+R Filter, ACROS+G Filter), Dynamic range setting: AUTO, 100%, 200%, 400%
Self Timer: 2 or 10; 3/5 shots after 10 seconds 10 or 2 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 TTL (Flash Auto / Standard / Slow Sync.), Manual, Off; Sync: 1st Curtain, 2nd Curtain; Auto FP (HSS)
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/250 1/125
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps  
External Flash Connection: Multi Interface Hot shoe Hot Shoe, PC Sync Terminal
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-II
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (14-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG 14-bit RAW (uncompressed or lossless compressed); RAW+JPEG; 24-bit TIFF (in-camera RAW conversion)
Movie File Format: XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Stereo Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, Audio: Linear PCM 48KHz stereo sound)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: Yes No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
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 No
DPOF Compliant: Yes No
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional via RM-VPR1, USB or Wi-Fi Via Wi-Fi or Remote Release RR-90/RR-100
Connections (extended): Multi-Terminal Micro USB (with remote support), Type-D Micro HDMI, 3.5mm Microphone and 3.5mm Headphone jacks Micro HDMI (Type-D), Micro USB 3 .0, 3.5mm external mic jack, 3.5mm headphone jack, 2.5mm remote release jack, DC input (15v)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.74 1.00
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 1.00
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 5.0 3.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 52 40
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 5.0 3.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 28 21
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 5.0 3.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 24 11
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.22 seconds 0.48 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.151 seconds 0.270 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.053 seconds 0.108 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): Full AF lag with electronic first curtain disabled (enabled is the default) = 0.359 second Default EFCS used.
Startup Time: 1.7 seconds 1.3 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 1.0 seconds 1.3 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 350 shots 400 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 270 shots 400 shots
Battery Life, Video:   70 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable NP-T125 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NP-T125 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:   RAW FILE CONVERTER EX2.0 (powered by SILKYPIX)
OS Compatibility:   Mac and Windows
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.