Sony A7S ii

Sony A7S II

Sony A7S II

sony a7s ii

Sony A7S II

E-mount Camera with Full-Frame Sensor

The Sony A7S Mark II with its ultra-high sensitivity, wide dynamic range, internal 4K movie recording and superior shooting stability. Expansive power to express images of fine details with less moiré, jaggies and noise is evident in movies shot with the Sony A7S ii in 4K full-frame format.

Optimized for 4k video recording in particularly very low light using a 12 Megapixel sensor that delivers clean 4k video and photos at high ISOs. In addition you will enjoy the benefits of internal 4k recording, built-in stabilization and  an improved viewfinder. Furthermore, the Sony As7 II is camera suited for shooting documentaries, events, commercials, music videos taking the lead over rivals DSLR cameras. Be confident in the knowledge you have chosen the best tool for your production!

The α7S II features sensitivity up to ISO 409600 (Standard ISO range: 100–102400 for stills and movies.
Expandable ISO range: 50–409600 for stills, 100–409600 for movies.)
 wide dynamic range; 5-axis image stabilization; internal recording of 4K movies in full-frame format featuring full pixel readout (In 30p (25p)/24p movie setting.) and no pixel binning; extra-fast, precise AF; and compatibility with a growing line of lenses

SPECIFICATIONS

Sony A7S II

LENS MOUNT
E-mount
LENS COMPATIBILITY
Sony E-mount lenses

Sensor

SENSOR TYPE
35 mm
SENSOR
35mm full frame (35.6 x 23.8mm), Exmor CMOS sensor
NUMBER OF PIXELS (EFFECTIVE)
Approx.12.2 MP
NUMBER OF PIXELS (TOTAL)
Approx.12.4 MP
IMAGE SENSOR ASPECT RATIO
3:2
ANTI-DUST SYSTEM
Charge protection coating on optical filter and image sensor shift mechanism
RECORDING FORMAT (STILL IMAGES)
JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver. 2.3, MPF baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)
IMAGE SIZE (PIXELS), 3:2
35 mm full frame L: 4240 x 2832 (12M), M: 2768 x 1848 (5.1M), S: 2128 x 1416 (3.0M), APS-C L: 2768 x 1848 (5.1M), M: 2128 x 1416 (3.0M), S: 1376 x 920 (1.3M)
IMAGE SIZE (PIXELS), 16:9
35 mm full frame L: 4240 x 2384 (10M), M: 2768 x 1560 (4.3M), S: 2128 x 1200 (2.6M), APS-C L: 2768 x 1560 (4.3M), M: 2128 x 1200 (2.6M), S: 1376 x 776 (1.1M)
IMAGE SIZE (PIXELS), SWEEP PANORAMA
Wide: Horizontal 12416 x 1856 (23M), vertical 5536 x 2160 (12M), Standard: Horizontal 8192 x 1856 (15M), vertical 3872 x 2160 (8.4M)
IMAGE QUALITY MODES
RAW, RAW & JPEG, JPEG Extra fine, JPEG Fine, JPEG Standard
RAW OUTPUT
14 bit
UNCOMPRESSED RAW
Yes
PICTURE EFFECT
13 modes: Posterization (Colour, B/W), Pop Colour, Retro Photo, Partial Colour (R, G, B, Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera, Soft High-key, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolour, Illustration
CREATIVE STYLE
Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn Leaves, Black & White, Sepia (Contrast -3 to +3 steps, Saturation -3 to +3 steps, Sharpness -3 to +3 steps) (Style Box 1-6 also provided)
DYNAMIC RANGE FUNCTIONS
Off, Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto/Level (1-5)), Auto High Dynamic Range: Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure Difference Level (1.0-6.0 EV, 1.0 EV step)
COLOUR SPACE
sRGB standard (with sYCC gamut) and Adobe® RGB standard compatible with TRILUMINOS Colour
RECORDING FORMAT
XAVC S / AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compliant / MP4
VIDEO COMPRESSION
XAVC S: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; AVCHD: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
AUDIO RECORDING FORMAT
AVCHD: Dolby® Digital (AC-3), 2ch, Dolby® Digital Stereo Creator, MP4: MPEG-4 AAC-LC, 2ch, XAVC S: LPCM, 2ch
IMAGE SIZE (PIXELS), NTSC
AVCHD: 1920 x 1080 (60p/28 Mbps/PS, 60i/24 Mbps/FX, 60i/17 Mbps/FH, 24p/24 Mbps/FX, 24p/17 Mbps/FH), MP4: 1920 x 1080 (60p/28 Mbps, 30p/16 Mbps), 1280 x 720 (30p/6 Mbps), XAVC S 4K: 3,840 x 2,160 (30p/100 Mbps, 30p/60 Mbps, 24p/100 Mbps, 24p/60 Mbps), XAVC S HD: 1920 x 1080 (60p/50 Mbps, 30p/50 Mbps, 24p/50 Mbps, 120p/100 Mbps, 120p/60 Mbps)
IMAGE SIZE (PIXELS), PAL
AVCHD: 1920 x 1080 (50p/28 Mbps/PS, 50i/24 Mbps/FX, 50i/17 Mbps/FH, 25p/24 Mbps/FX, 25p/17 Mbps/FH), MP4: 1920 x 1080 (50p/28 Mbps, 25p/16 Mbps), 1280 x 720 (25p/6 Mbps), XAVC S 4K: 3840 x 2160 (25p/100 Mbps, 25p/60 Mbps), XAVC S HD: 1920 x 1080 (50p/50 Mbps, 25p/50 Mbps, 100p/100 Mbps, 100p/60 Mbps)
HIGH FRAME RATE RECORDING
NTSC: 1920 x 1080 (24p/12 Mbps, 30p/16 Mbps), PAL: 1920 x 1080 (25p/16 Mbps)
PICTURE PROFILE
Yes (Off / PP1-PP9) Parameters: Black level, Gamma (Movie, Still, Cine1-4, ITU709, ITU709 [800%], S-Log2, S-Log3), Black Gamma, Knee, Color Mode (Movie, Still, Cinema, Pro, ITU709 Matrix, White & Black, S-Gamut, S-Gamut3.Cine, S-Gamut3), Saturation, Colour Phase, Colour Depth, Detail, Copy, Reset
MOVIE FUNCTIONS
Audio Level Display, Audio Rec Level, Auto Slow Shutter, HDMI info. Display (On/Off selectable), Time Code/User Bit, Picture Profile, Creative Style, Picture Effect, Rec Control, Dual Video Rec, Marker Setting, PAL/NTSC Selector, Gamma Display Assist
COLOUR SPACE
xvYCC standard (x.v.Colour when connected via HDMI cable) compatible with TRILUMINOS Colour
CLEAN HDMI OUTPUT
NTSC: 3840 x 2160 (30p/24p) / 1920 x 1080 (60p/24p) / 1920 x 1080 (60i),YCbCr 4:2:2 8 bit / RGB 8 bit, PAL: 3840 x 2160 (25p) / 1920 x 1080 (50p) / 1920 x 1080 (50i),YCbCr 4:2:2 8 bit / RGB 8 bit
COMPATIBLE RECORDING MEDIA
Memory Stick PRO Duo™, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo™,Memory Stick Micro (M2™),SD memory card, SDHC memory card (UHS-I compliant), SDXC memory card (UHS-I compliant), microSD memory card, microSDHC memory card, microSDXC memory card
STORAGE MEDIA SLOT
Multi slot for Memory Stick™ Duo/ SD memory card
NOISE REDUCTION
Long exposure NR: On/Off, available at shutter speeds longer than 1 s, High ISO NR: Normal/Low/Off selectable
MULTI FRAME NR
Auto/ISO 100 to 409600
WHITE BALANCE MODES
Auto WB / Daylight / Shade / Cloudy / Incandescent / Fluorescent (Warm White / Cool White / Day White / Daylight) / Flash / Colour Temperature (2500 to 9900 K) & Colour Filter (G7 to M7: 57 steps, A7 to B7: 29 steps) / Custom / Underwater
AWB MICRO ADJUSTMENT
G7 to M7 (57 steps), A7 to B7 (29 steps)
BRACKETING
3 frames, H/L selectable
FOCUS TYPE
Contrast-detection AF
FOCUS POINT
169 points (contrast-detection AF)
FOCUS SENSITIVITY RANGE
EV -4 to EV 20 (at ISO 100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)
AF MODE
Single-shot AF (AF-S), Continuous AF (AF-C), Direct Manual Focus (DMF), Manual Focus
FOCUS AREA
Wide (169 points for contrast-detection AF) / Centre / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Zone / Expand Flexible Spot / Lock-on AF (Wide / Zone / Centre / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Expand Flexible Spot)
OTHER FEATURES
Lock-on AF, Eye AF, Focus lock; Eye-Start AF and AF micro adjustment (both only available with optional LA-EA2 or LA-EA4 attached), AF illuminator (built-in, LED type, range: Approx. 0.30–3 m), AF ON
METERING TYPE
1200-zone evaluative metering
METERING SENSOR
Exmor CMOS sensor
METERING SENSITIVITY
EV -3 to EV 20 (at ISO 100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)
METERING MODE
Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
EXPOSURE MODES
AUTO (iAUTO, Superior Auto), Programmed AE (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter-speed priority (S), Manual (M), Scene Selection, Sweep Panorama, Movie / High Frame Rate (Programmed AE (P) / Aperture priority (A) / Shutter-speed priority (S) / Manual (M) )
SCENE SELECTION
Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Anti Motion Blur
EXPOSURE COMPENSATION
+/-5.0 EV (in 1/3 EV or 1/2 EV steps), with exposure compensation dial: +/-3.0 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)
AUTO (AE) BRACKETING
Bracket: Single/Bracket: Cont., 3/5/9 frames selectable. With 3 or 5 frames, in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1.0, 2.0 or 3.0 EV increments, with 9 frames, in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 or 1.0 EV increments.
AE LOCK
Available with AE lock button. Locked when shutter button is pressed halfway. Can be disabled from the Menu.
ISO SENSITIVITY (RECOMMENDED EXPOSURE INDEX)
Still images: ISO 100-102400 (expandable to ISO 50–409600), AUTO (ISO 100–12800, selectable lower limit and upper limit), Movies: ISO 100–102400 equivalent (expandable to ISO 100–409600 equivalent), AUTO (ISO 100–12800 equivalent, selectable lower limit and upper limit)
VIEWFINDER TYPE
XGA OLED, 1.3 cm (0.5 type) electronic viewfinder (colour)
NUMBER OF DOTS
2,359,296 dots
BRIGHTNESS CONTROL (VIEWFINDER)
Auto/Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2)
COLOR TEMPERATURE CONTROL
Manual (5 steps)
FIELD COVERAGE
100%
MAGNIFICATION
Approx. 0.78x (with 50 mm lens at infinity, -1mstyle name=”sup”-1/style)
DIOPTRE ADJUSTMENT
-4.0 to +3.0mstyle name=”sup”-1/style
EYE POINT
Approx. 23 mm from the eyepiece lens, 18.5 mm from the eyepiece frame at -1 mstyle name=”sup”-1/style(CIPA standard)
VIEWFINDER DISPLAY
Graphic Display / Display All Info. / No Disp. Info. / Histogram / Digital Level Gauge
REAL-TIME IMAGE ADJUSTMENT DISPLAY
On/Off
MONITOR TYPE
7.5cm (3.0 type) TFT drive
TOTAL NUMBER OF DOTS
1,228,800 dots
BRIGHTNESS CONTROL (LCD)
Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2), Sunny Weather mode
ADJUSTABLE ANGLE
Up approx. 107 degrees, down approx. 41 degrees
DISPLAY SELECTER (FINDER/LCD)
Auto/Manual
LCD DISPLAY
Display Graphic Display / Display All Info. / No Disp. Info. / Histogram / Digital Level Gauge / Shooting information for viewfinder mode
REAL-TIME IMAGE ADJUSTMENT DISPLAY (LCD)
On/Off
FOCUS MAGNIFIER
35mm full frame: 4.2x, 8.3x, APS-C: 2.7x, 5.4x
ZEBRA
Yes (selectable level + range or lower limit as custom setting)
PEAKING MF
Yes (Level setting: High/Mid/Low/Off, colour: White/Red/Yellow)
FACE DETECTION
On / On (Regist. Faces) / Off, Face registration, Face selection (Max. number of detectable faces: 8)
AUTO OBJECT FRAMING
Yes
CLEAR IMAGE ZOOM
Still / Movie: Approx. 2x
SMART ZOOM (STILL IMAGE)
M: Approx. 1.5x, S: Approx. 2.0x
DIGITAL ZOOM (STILL IMAGE)
Approx. 4x
DIGITAL ZOOM (MOVIE)
Approx. 4x
PLAYMEMORIES CAMERA APPS™
Yes
LENS COMPENSATION
Peripheral shading, chromatic aberration, distortion
ZOOM RING ROTATE
Yes
IMAGE PROCESSOR
BIONZ X™
SHUTTER TYPE
Electronically controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
SHUTTER SPEED
Still images: 1/8000 to 30 s, Bulb Movies: 1/8000 to 1/4 (1/3 step) NTSC: Up to 1/60 in AUTO mode (up to 1/30 in Auto Slow Shutter mode) PAL: Up to 1/50 in AUTO mode (up to 1/25 in Auto Slow Shutter mode)
FLASH SYNC. SPEED
1/250 sec.
ELECTRONIC FRONT CURTAIN SHUTTER
YES (ON/OFF)
SILENT SHOOTING
YES (ON/OFF)
STEADYSHOT
Image Sensor-Shift mechanism with 5-axis compensation (Compensation depends on lens specifications)
COMPENSATION EFFECT
4.5 stops (Based on CIPA standard. Pitch/Yaw shake only. With Sonnar T* FE 55 mm F1.8 ZA lens mounted. Long exposure NR off)
FLASH CONTROL
Pre-flash TTL
FLASH COMPENSATION
+/-3.0 EV (switchable between 1/3 and 1/2 EV steps)
FLASH BRACKETING
3/5/9 frames selectable. With 3 or 5 frames, in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1.0, 2.0, 3.0 EV increments, with 9 frames, in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1.0 EV increments.
FLASH MODES
Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Rear Sync., Slow Sync., Red-eye reduction (On/Off selectable), Hi-speed sync, Wireless 
EXTERNAL FLASH COMPATIBILITY
Sony α System Flash compatible with Multi Interface Shoe. Attach the shoe adaptor for flash compatible with Auto-lock Accessory Shoe.
FE LEVEL LOCK
Yes
DRIVE MODES
Single shooting, Continuous shooting, Speed Priority Continuous shooting, Self-timer, Self-timer (Cont.), Bracketing (Cont., Single, White Balance, DRO)
SELF-TIMER
10 s delay/5 s delay/2 s delay/Continuous self-timer (3 frames after 10 s delay/5 frames after 10 s delay/3 frames after 5 s delay/5 frames after 5 s delay/3 frames after 2 s delay/5 frames after 2 s delay)/Bracketing self-timer (Off/2 s delay/5 s delay/10 s. delay)
SPEED (APPROX. MAX.)
Speed Priority Continuous shooting: Max. 5fps, Continuous shooting: Max. 2.5fps 
NO. OF RECORDABLE FRAMES (APPROX.)
Speed Priority Continuous shooting: 64 frames (JPEG Extra Fine L), 200 frames (JPEG Fine L), 200 frames (JPEG Standard L), 31 frames (RAW), 26 frames (RAW & JPEG), XX frames (RAW (uncompressed)), XX frames (RAW (uncompressed) & JPEG), Continuous shooting: 100 frames (JPEG Extra Fine L), 200 frames (JPEG Fine L), 200 frames (JPEG Standard L), 59 frames (RAW), 34 frames (RAW & JPEG), XX frames (RAW (uncompressed)), XX frames (RAW (uncompressed) & JPEG)
PLAYBACK MODES
Single (with or without shooting information, Y RGB histogram & highlight/shadow warning), 9/25-frame index view, Enlarged display mode (Maximum magnification L: 13.3x, M: 8.7x, S: 6.7x), Auto Review (10/5/2 s, off), Image orientation (Auto/Manual/Off selectable), Slideshow, Panorama scrolling, Folder selection (Still / Date / MP4 / AVCHD / XAVC S HD / XAVC S 4K), Forward/Rewind (Movie), Delete, Protect
PC INTERFACE
Mass-storage, MTP, PC remote
MULTI / MICRO USB TERMINAL
Yes
WIRELESS LAN (BUILT-IN)
Playback of still images and movies on smartphones, PCs and TVs, Wi-Fi® Compatible, IEEE802.11b/g/n (2.4 GHz band)
NFC™
Yes (NFC Forum Type 3 Tag compatible, One-touch remote, One-touch sharing)
HD OUTPUT
HDMI micro connector (Type-D), BRAVIA® Sync (link menu), PhotoTV HD, 4K movie output, 4K still image playback
MULTI INTERFACE SHOE
Yes
OTHERS
Auto-lock Accessory Shoe compatible with supplied shoe adaptor, Microphone terminal (3.5 mm Stereo minijack), Headphone terminal (3.5 mm Stereo minijack), Vertical Grip Connector
MICROPHONE
Built-in stereo microphone or ECM-XYST1M / XLR-K2M (sold separately)
SPEAKER
Built-in, monaural
COMPATIBLE STANDARDS
Exif Print, Print Image Matching III, DPOF setting
CUSTOM FUNCTION TYPE
Custom key settings, Programmable setting
MEMORY FUNCTION
Yes (2 sets)
SUPPLIED BATTERY
Rechargeable battery pack NP-FW50
BATTERY LIFE (STILL IMAGES)
Approx. 310 shots (viewfinder) / Approx. 370 shots (LCD screen) (CIPA standard)
BATTERY LIFE (CIPA, MOVIES)
Actual: Approx. 55 min. (viewfinder) / Approx. 60 min. (LCD screen) (CIPA standard); Continuous : Approx. 95 min. (viewfinder) / Approx. 100 min. (LCD screen) (CIPA standard)
EXTERNAL POWER
AC Adaptor AC-PW20 (optional)
DIMENSIONS (W X H X D)
126.9 x 95.7 x 60.3 mm
WEIGHT (WITH BATTERY AND MEMORY CARD INCLUDED)
584 g (Body Only)/627 g (With battery and Memory Stick PRO Duo™)
OPERATING TEMPERATURE
32°-104°F / 0-40°C
WIRELESS & NETWORK CAPABILITIES
NFC One-touch functionality
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