• 35mm 861.6mm2
  • 42.4 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 26.1 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 12,800

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Differences

Sony A7R II advantages over Fujifilm X-T4

  • Larger sensor
    35mm vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.51 vs 3.77 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • More pixels
    42.4 vs 26.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Higher extended ISO
    102400 vs 51200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Fujifilm X-T4 advantages over Sony A7R II

  • Less expensive
    $2099 vs $2898*
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs tilt-only
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Higher-res screen
    540k vs 307k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Dual card slots
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré
  • Longer exposure
    900 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/8000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Both provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Both provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Internal flash
    Neither provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera

User reviews

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Buy the Fujifilm X-T4

Review Excerpt

  • Superb image quality; Very high resolution; Surprisingly good high ISO performance; Fast autofocus; Compact, comfortable body with lots of customization potential; Bright, roomy and clear viewfinder; Tilting LCD display; Five-axis stabilization; Intuitive Wi-Fi / NFC connectivity

  • Movie button is poorly located; No touch screen; Not as fast to start up or shoot photos as a similarly-priced SLR; Rather slow buffer clearing; No built-in flash; Single card slot; Not weather-sealed to the same degree as some rivals

The Competition

Compared to Sony A7R

Sony A7R II
Sony A7R
  • $2898
  • 35mm
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $1799
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Lighter weight
Fujifilm X-T4
Sony A7R
  • $1609
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $1799
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Leica SL (Typ 601)

Sony A7R II
Leica SL (Typ 601)
  • $2898
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $4343
  • 35mm
  • Bigger pixels
  • Touchscreen
Fujifilm X-T4
Leica SL (Typ 601)
  • $1609
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $4343
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Sony A9

Sony A7R II
Sony A9
  • $2898
  • 35mm
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More pixels
  • $2998
  • 35mm
  • Bigger pixels
  • Touchscreen
Fujifilm X-T4
Sony A9
  • $1609
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $2998
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Sony A7R III

Sony A7R II
Sony A7R III
  • $2898
  • 35mm
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $2647
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
Fujifilm X-T4
Sony A7R III
  • $1609
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $2647
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Sony A7R IV

Sony A7R II
Sony A7R IV
  • $2898
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
  • $3581
  • 35mm
  • Touchscreen
  • High resolution composite
Fujifilm X-T4
Sony A7R IV
  • $1609
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $3581
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • High resolution composite
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