Is the Alpha 7S II the best choice for those specialising in video and low-light photography? Michael Topham finds out how well it performs in these two key areas

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Sony Alpha 7S II

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Sony Alpha 7S II Review


Price as reviewed:

£2,500.00 (Body Only)

Sony Alpha 7R II Review – Full Specification


Sensor:12.2-million-pixel full-frame Exmor CMOS sensor
Maximum output size:4240 x 2832 pixels
Focal Length Magnification:1x
Lens Mount:Sony E-mount
External mic:3.5mm stereo
Shutter Speeds:30-1/8,000sec+bulb
ISO:100-102,400 (50-409600 extended)
Exposure modes:PASM, auto, sweep panorama, scene
Metering system:1200-zone evaluative metering
Exposure compensation:+5EV in 1/3 or 1/2EV steps)
Drive Mode:5fps
Video:4K & Full HD
Viewfinder:EVF, 2.4 million dots 0.78x magnification
Display:7.5cm (3.0 type) TFT drive, 1,228,800 dots
Focusing:Contrast-detection with 169 points
Memory Card:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Power:NP-FW50 rechargeable Li-ion
Dimensions:126.9 x 95.7 x 60.3 mm
  1. 1. Sony Alpha 7S II Review: Introduction
  2. 2. Sony Alpha 7S II Review - Video Functionality
  3. 3. Sony Alpha 7S II Review - Build & Handling
  4. 4. Sony Alpha 7S II Review - Performance
  5. 5. Sony Alpha 7S II Review - Image Quality: Dynamic Range
  6. 6. Sony Alpha 7S II Review - Image Quality: Detail and Noise
  7. 7. Sony Alpha 7S II Review - Verdict
  8. 8. Sony Alpha 7R II Review - Full Specification
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