α7R II

  • New back-illuminated full-frame CMOS sensor
  • High-speed BIONZ X™ image processing engine
  • All FE lenses maximize resolution
  • 5-axis image stabilization
  • Higher-resolution 4K movie recording
  • Fast Hybrid AF now covers more
  • Tough magnesium alloy body
  • Durable reduced-vibration shutter
  • XGA OLED Tru-Finder™ makes every view a vision
  • Wi-Fi / NFC simplifies sharing
  • PlayMemories Camera Apps add personal touches
  • Compatibility with wide-ranging mountable lenses
  • Stable viewfinder image
  • S-Log2 Gamma setting

Develop for Sony cameras

The Sony Camera Remote API beta SDK allows you to develop apps to control a number of Sony cameras wirelessly from another device.

Supported APIs/SDKs

Size & Weight

  • Dimensions (W x H x D): Approx. 126.9 x 95.7 x 60.3 mm (approx. 5 x 3 7/8 x 2 3/8 inches)
  • Weight: Approx. 625 g (approx. 1 lb 6.0 oz) (with battery and Memory Stick PRO Duo) / Approx. 582 g (approx. 1 lb 4.5 oz) (body only)

General

  • Camera type: Interchangeable-lens digital camera
  • Lens compatibility: E-mount

Image sensor

  • Type: 35 mm full frame (35.9 x 24.0 mm), Exmor R CMOS sensor
  • Number of pixels (effective): Approx. 42.4 megapixels
  • Number of pixels (total): Approx. 43.6 megapixels
  • mage sensor aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Anti-dust system: Charge protection coating on optical filter and image sensor shift mechanism

Recording system (still images)

  • Recording format: JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver. 2.3, MPF baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)
  • Image size (pixels):
    [3:2 aspect ratio]
    35 mm full frame L: 7,952 x 5304 (42M), M: 5168 x 3448 (18M), S: 3984 x 2656 (11M)
    APS-C L: 5168 x 3448 (18M), M: 3984 x 2656 (11M), S: 2592 x 1728 (4.5M)

    [16:9 aspect ratio]
    35 mm full frame L: 7,952 x 4,472 (36M), M: 5,168 x 2,912 (15M), S: 3,984 x 2,240 (8.9M)
    APS-C L: 5168 x 2912 (15M), M: 3984 x 2240 (8.9M), S: 2592 x 1456 (3.8M)

    [Sweep Panorama]
    Wide: Horizontal 12,416 x 1,856 (23M), vertical 5,536 x 2,160 (12M)
    Standard: Horizontal 8,192 x 1,856 (15M), vertical 3,872 x 2,160 (8.4M)

  • Image quality modes: RAW, RAW & JPEG, JPEG Extra fine, JPEG Fine, JPEG Standard
  • RAW output: 14 bit
  • Picture Effect: 13 modes: Posterization (Color, B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R, G, B, Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera, Soft High-key, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolor, 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)
  • Color space: sRGB standard (with sYCC gamut) and Adobe RGB standard compatible with TRILUMINOS™ Color

Recording system (movies)

  • 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: XAVC S: LPCM, 2ch / AVCHD: Dolby Digital (AC-3), 2ch, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator / MP4: MPEG-4 AAC-LC, 2ch
  • Image size (pixels):
    [NTSC]
    XAVC S 4K: 3,840 x 2,160 (30p/100 Mbps, 30p/60 Mbps, 24p/100 Mbps, 24p/60 Mbps)
    XAVC S HD: 1,920 x 1,080 (60p/50 Mbps, 30p/50 Mbps, 24p/50 Mbps), 1,280 x 720 (120p/50 Mbps)
    AVCHD: 1920 x 1080 (60p/28Mbps/PS, 60i/24Mbps/FX, 60i/17Mbps/FH, 24p/24Mbps/FX, 24p/17Mbps/FH)
    MP4: 1,920 x 1,080 (60p/28 Mbps, 30p/16 Mbps), 1,280 x 720 (30p/6 Mbps)

    [PAL]
    XAVC S 4K: 3,840 x 2,160 (25p/100 Mbps, 25p/60 Mbps)
    XAVC S HD: 1,920 x 1,080 (50p/50 Mbps, 25p/50 Mbps), 1,280 x 720 (100p/50 Mbps)
    AVCHD: 1920 x 1080 (50p/28Mbps/PS, 50i/24Mbps/FX, 50i/17Mbps/FH, 25p/24Mbps/FX, 25p/17Mbps/FH)
    MP4: 1,920 x 1,080 (50p/28 Mbps, 25p/16 Mbps), 1,280 x 720 (25p/6 Mbps)

  • Picture Profile: Yes (Off/PP1-PP7) Parameters: Black level, Gamma (Movie, Still, Cine1-4, ITU709, ITU709 [800%], S-Log2), Black Gamma, Knee, Color Mode, Saturation, Color Phase, Color Depth, Detail, Copy, Reset
  • Movie functions: Audio Level Display, Audio Rec Level, AF Tracking Sensitivity, AF Drive Speed, 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
  • Color space: xvYCC standard (x.v.Color when connected via HDMI cable) compatible with TRILUMINOS™ Color

Clean HDMI output

  • Clean HDMI output:
    NTSC: 3,840 x 2,160 (30p/24p) / 1,920 x 1,080 (60p/24p) / 1,920 x 1,080 (60i), YCbCr 4:2:2 8 bit / RGB 8 bit
    PAL: 3,840 x 2,160 (25p) / 1,920 x 1,080 (50p) / 1,920 x 1,080 (50i), YCbCr 4:2:2 8 bit/ RGB 8 bit

Media

  • 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
  • Slot: Multi slot for Memory Stick Duo / SD memory card

Noise reduction

  • Noise reduction: Long exposure NR: On/Off, available at shutter speeds longer than 1 sec. High ISO NR: Normal / Low / Off selectable
  • Multi Frame NR: Auto/ISO 100 to 102400

White balance

  • Modes: Auto WB / Daylight / Shade / Cloudy / Incandescent / Fluorescent (Warm White / Cool White / Day White / Daylight) / Flash / Color Temperature (2,500 to 9,900K) & Color Filter (G7 to M7: 57steps, A7 to B7: 29steps) / Custom / Underwater
  • AWB micro adjustment: G7 to M7 (57 steps), A7 to B7 (29 steps)
  • Bracketing: 3 frames, H/L selectable

Focus system

  • Type: Fast Hybrid AF (phase-detection AF / contrast-detection AF)
  • Focus point: 35 mm full frame: 399 points (phase-detection AF)
    APS-C: 357 points (phase-detection AF) / 25 points (contrast-detection AF)
  • Sensitivity range: EV -2 to EV 20 (at ISO 100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)
  • AF modes: Automatic AF (AF-A), Single-shot AF (AF-S), Continuous AF (AF-C), Direct Manual Focus (DMF), Manual Focus
  • Focus area: Wide (399 points for phase-detection AF / 25 points for contrast-detection AF) / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Zone / Expand Flexible Spot / Lock-on AF (Wide / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Expand Flexible Spot)
  • Other features: Lock-on AF, Eye AF, Predictive control, 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</li

Exposure control

  • Metering type: 1200-zone evaluative metering
  • Metering sensor: Exmor R CMOS sensor
  • Metering sensitivity: EV -3 to EV 20 (at ISO 100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)
  • Metering modes: 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
  • 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)
  • 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 100-25600 (expandable to ISO 50-102400 for shooting still images), AUTO (ISO 100-6400, selectable lower limit and upper limit). Movies: ISO 100-25600 equivalent, AUTO (ISO 100-6400 equivalent, selectable lower limit and upper limit)

Viewfinder

  • Type: XGA OLED, 1.3 cm (0.5 type) electronic viewfinder (color)
  • Total number of dots: 2,359,296 dots
  • Brightness control: 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, -1 m-1)
  • Diopter adjustment: -4.0 to +3.0 m-1
  • Eye point: Approx. 23 mm from the eyepiece lens, 18.5 mm from the eyepiece frame at -1 m-1 (CIPA standard)
  • Display: Graphic Display / Display All Info. / No Disp. Info. / Histogram / Digital Level Gauge
  • Real-time image-adjustment display: On/Off

LCD screen

  • Type: 7.5 cm (3.0 type) TFT drive
  • Total number of dots: 1,228,800 dots
  • Brightness control: Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2), Sunny Weather mode
  • Adjustable Angle: Up approx. 107 degrees, down approx. 41 degrees
  • Display selector (Finder/LCD): Auto/Manual
  • Display: Graphic Display / Display All Info. / No Disp. Info. / Histogram / Digital Level Gauge / Shooting information for viewfinder mode
  • Real-time image-adjustment display: On/Off
  • Zebra: Yes
  • Peaking MF: Yes (Level setting: High/Mid/Low/Off, Color: White/Red/Yellow)

Other features

  • 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
  • Digital zoom: Smart zoom (still images) M: Approx. 1.5x, S: Approx. 2.0x / Digital zoom (still images) Approx. 4x / Digital zoom (movies) Approx. 4x
  • PlayMemories Camera Apps: Yes
  • Lens compensation: Peripheral shading, chromatic aberration, distortion

Shutter

  • Type: Electronically controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
  • Shutter speed: Still images: 1/8000 to 30 sec., 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 INSIDE (image stabilization)

  • Type: Image Sensor-Shift mechanism with 5-axis compensation (Compensation depends on lens specifications)
  • Compensation effect: 4.5 steps (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 (with optional external 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 sync1, Wireless1
  • External flash: 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

  • Drive modes: Single shooting, Continuous shooting, Self-timer, Self-timer (Cont.), Bracketing (Cont., Single, White Balance, DRO)
  • Self-timer: 10 sec. delay/5 sec. delay/2 sec. delay/Continuous self-timer (3 frames after 10 sec. delay/5 frames after 10 sec. delay/3 frames after 5 sec. delay/5 frames after 5 sec. delay/3 frames after 2 sec. delay/5 frames after 2 sec. delay)/Bracketing self-timer (Off/2 sec. delay/5 sec. delay/10 sec. delay)
  • Speed (approx., max.)2: Continuous shooting Hi: Max. 5fps, Continuous shooting Lo: Max. 2.5fps
  • No. of recordable frames2 (approx.): Continuous shooting Hi: 24 frames (JPEG Extra Fine L), 30 frames (JPEG Fine L), 37 frames (JPEG Standard L), 23 frames (RAW), 22 frames (RAW & 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: 24.9x, M: 16.2x, S: 9.4x), Auto Review (10/5/2 sec, 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

Interface

  • PC interface: Mass-storage, MTP, PC remote
  • Multi/Micro USB Terminal: Yes3
  • Wireless LAN (built-in): Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz band)4
    Playback of still images and movies on smartphones, PCs and TVs
  • 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 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

Audio

  • Microphone: Built-in stereo microphone or ECM-XYST1M / XLR-K2M (sold separately)
  • Speaker: Built-in, monaural

Print

  • Compatible standards: Exif Print, Print Image Matching III, DPOF setting

Custom function

  • Type: Custom key settings, Programmable setting
  • Memory function: Yes (2 sets)

Power

  • Battery: Rechargeable battery pack NP-FW50
  • Still images: Approx. 290 shots (viewfinder) / approx. 340 shots (LCD screen) (CIPA standard)
  • Movies: Actual5 6: Approx. 50 min. with viewfinder, approx. 55 min. with LCD screen (CIPA standard). Continuous5 7: Approx. 95 min. with viewfinder, approx. 95 min. with LCD screen (CIPA standard)
  • External power: AC Adaptor AC-PW20 (optional)

Operating temperature

  • Range: 32–104°F/0–40°C

Specifications and features are subject to change without notice.

  • 1. With compatible external flash.
  • 2. Approximate. May vary depending on shooting conditions and media.
  • 3. Supports Micro USB compatible device.
  • 4. Configuration method/Access method: WPS or manually/infrastructure mode. When connecting to smartphones, the camera can always work as a base without a wireless access point. (Security: WEP/WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK)
  • 5. Continuous movie recording is possible for approximately 29 minutes (limited by product specifications).
  • 6. Indicated recording time is defined by repeating the following cycle: Power on, start recording, zoom, stand-by and power off.
  • 7. Indicated recording time is defined by repeating the following cycle: Pressing the MOVIE button. No other operations such as zoom are performed.