• 35mm 855.6mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • 35mm 855.6mm2
  • 24.0 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sony Alpha ILCE-A7 II
  • Leica M-D (Typ 262)
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Predecessor: Sony A7
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Successor: Sony A7 III
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General
Model Number: A7 II M-D (Typ 262)
Alternate Model Number(s): ILCE-7M2  
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Rangefinder
Currently Manufactured: Yes No
Retail Price: $1999.99 $5995.00
Street Price: $898.00 $5,995.00
Date Available: 2014-12-09 2016-05-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 32.8 oz (930 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
25.4 oz (720 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.0 x 3.8 x 2.4 in.
(127 x 96 x 60 mm)
5.5 x 3.1 x 1.7 in.
(139 x 80 x 42 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony  
Effective Megapixels: 24.3 24.0
Sensor Format: 35mm 35mm
Sensor size: 855.62mm2 (35.80mm x 23.90mm) 855.62mm2 (35.80mm x 23.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.97 microns 5.99 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed None
Self-Cleaning: Yes No
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)
5976 x 3992 (23.9 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG, RAW (14-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG , .DNG RAW (lossless compressed)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.0 3.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes No
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/​60i/​30p/​24p)
1440x1080 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
Movie File Format: XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Stereo Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC  
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 No
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Sony E Leica M bayonet
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) Varies with lens used
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 No
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x; up to 2x Clear Image Digital Zoom n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes No
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 N/A (Manual focus with OVF)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes n/a
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD Optical / No 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 Non-TTL bright-line frame rangefinder w/ automatic parallax compensation, 0.68x magnification
Focus Peaking: Yes No
EVF Resolution: 2,359,296 dots (786,432 pixels) n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.71x 0.68x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.71x 0.68x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes No
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 0.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,228,800 dots (307,200 px)  
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 18.8x  
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25600 6400
Minimum ISO (native): 100 200
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 ISO 200 to 6400 in 1/3EV steps
Auto ISO Mode: Yes No
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 N/A (RAW capture only)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 1200-zone Evaluative Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot OVF: TTL Center-weighted with working aperture
Program Auto Exposure: Yes No
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes No
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), N/A
Self Timer: 2 or 10; 3/5 shots after 10 seconds 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
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 Control with center-weighted TTL pre-flash metering (with SCA-3501/3502 adapter, or SCA-3000 standard flash unit such as Leica SF 24D/Leica SF 58); First or second curtain sync.
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/250 1/180
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Multi Interface Hot shoe SCA-3502 compatible hot shoe, with center contact
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 No UHS support
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (14-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG .DNG RAW (lossless compressed)
Movie File Format: XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Stereo Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC  
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes No
NFC: Yes No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes No
Headphone Jack: Yes No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High 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 Threaded cable release
Connections (extended): Multi-Terminal Micro USB (with remote support), Type-D Micro HDMI, 3.5mm Microphone and 3.5mm Headphone jacks  
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.74  
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  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? 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  
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): 24  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.22 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  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.053 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes): Full AF lag with electronic first curtain disabled (enabled is the default) = 0.359 second  
Startup Time: 1.7 seconds  
Play -> Record Time: 1.0 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 350 shots  
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 270 shots  
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary 7.4v 1800mAh
Usable Battery Types: NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary 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:   Free download of Adobe Lightroom for registered owners
OS Compatibility:   Windows, Mac OS
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.