Sony Alpha a7S II Compact System Camera Body

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The Sony Alpha A7S II is one of the best mirrorless cameras for low-light photography and video recording, aimed at advanced to professional photographers.

Featuring a 12.2-megapixel Exmor full-frame CMOS sensor, 4K-video recording, in-body 5-axis image stabilisation, extensive ISO range and an OLED viewfinder, the A7S II is specifically designed to be a master of low light image creation. Whether you’re interested in producing professional-quality videos, portrait photography, travel photography or landscape photography, the A7S II is one of the best mirrorless cameras to consider. With its magnesium-alloy frame and weather-resistant design, this is a camera that photographers can use with confidence in a variety of environments and conditions.

Using Sony’s powerful Bionz X image processing engine, with intelligent area-specific noise reduction, back-illuminated (BSI) sensor construction and native ISO sensitivity range of ISO 100-102400 (expandable to 409600), the A7S II can produce clean results even in challenging lighting conditions.

The A7S II features a 169-point hybrid autofocus system, with 25-contrast detection points for quick and accurate results. This system is capable of focusing in low-visibility conditions as dim as -4EV, equivalent to moonlight. The A7S II also features a completely silent electronic shutter mode, enabling photographers to continue shooting without causing a distraction during sensitive occasions such as concert recitals and wedding ceremonies for example.

The A7S II’s 3-inch 1.229k-dot tilting LCD offers a crisp display for composing images. However, the A7S II also has a high-resolution 2.36-million dot XGA OLED Tru-finder, which is great for composing images in bright lighting conditions.

Suitable for photographers looking for a professional-level camera that delivers a fine balance between quality video and stills capabilities, the A7S II offers superior low-light performance, full manual control and customisable DSLR-like controls.

Sony Alpha A7S II - Video recording and connectivity

Compatible with a growing family of excellent Sony E-mount lenses, the A7S II boasts some professional video-recording capabilities. Featuring 5-axis image stabilisation, the Sony Alpha A7S II can record smooth 100Mbps 4K-video footage at up to 30fps. It can also be used to produce Full HD videos at up to 120fps, ideal for capturing action and producing cinematic slow-motion video footage. Professional video codecs and picture profiles such as S-Log are offered with the Sony A7S II, offering up to 14-stops of latitude for optimal grading flexibility during post production. It also has a clean HDMI output for external monitoring and recording.

Using the Sony PlayMemories app, Sony Alpha camera owners can connect their cameras to Android and Apple iOS smart devices using Wi-Fi and NFC, for seamless photo sharing and wireless camera control. PlayMemories also allow photographers to download apps that provide additional functionality for Sony Alpha cameras, such as Time-lapse, Smooth Reflection, Motion Shot and more.


  • Model: a7s II
  • ISO Speed Range: 100- 409600
  • Video Out: HDMI
  • Audio Recording: Yes
  • Focusing Modes: One-shot AF, Continuous AF, Manual
  • White Balance Modes: Auto, Preset, White Balance Bracketing, Custom
  • Charger Included: Yes
  • Movie Mode: Yes, Yes (with Sound)
  • Weight (g): 584g
  • 4K Video Recording: Yes
  • GPS: No
  • Compatible storage media (card not supplied): SDXC, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC, Memory Stick Duo, SD Card, Mem Stick PRO Duo , SDHC Card
  • Monitor Size: 3.0"
  • Connection Type: HDMI
  • Sensor Size (WxH mm): 35.6 x 23.8mm
  • Lens Fitting: Sony E
  • Continuous Shooting Speed (fps): 5 fps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing: Yes
  • Built in Flash: No
  • Exposure Compensation: Yes
  • Body Dimensions (WxHxD) mm: 126.9 x 95.7 x 60.3mm
  • Metering Modes: Evaluative, Centre Weighted, Spot
  • Max Image Resolution: 4240 x 2832
  • Battery Compatibility Fitting: Sony NP-FW50
  • Touchscreen: No
  • MegaPixel (Effective Resolution): 12.2 megapixels
  • Vari-angle monitor : Yes
  • Megapixel Banding: 10 - 20
  • Exposure Modes: Program, Aperture Priority, Picture Modes, Shutter Priority, Manual
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