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α7S II

Sensitivity mastered

Meet the α7S II — with ultra-high sensitivity, wide dynamic range, internal 4K movie recording and superior shooting stability.

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Expand your expressive freedom

Brilliant features realise what you can imagine

Extend your powers of perception with the new α7S II, for extra sensitivity, wide dynamic range, accurate focusing, and unshakeable stability to shoot with solid assurance.

Supreme light sensitivity

Supreme light sensitivity

Sensitivity to ISO 409600 and wide dynamic range refine stills/movies.

High-quality 4K movie recording

High-quality 4K movie recording

Delivers full pixel readout with no binning in full-frame format.

5-axis optical image stabilisation

5-axis optical image stabilisation

Ensures stable expression of stills and movies using various lenses.

169-point Fast Intelligent AF

169-point Fast Intelligent AF

This fast, accurate AF system performs reliably in light as low as EV (Exposure Value) -4.

Pro-level movie functions

Pro-level movie functions

Advanced features such as S-Gamut3.Cine/S-Log3 and 120fps Full HD recording support professional workflow.

More dynamic detail

Ultra-high sensitivity, extra-wide dynamic range and improved image processing algorithm deliver high-quality images with spectacular details.

35mm full-frame Exmor™ CMOS sensor

35mm full-frame Exmor™ CMOS sensor

12.2 megapixels, wide ISO and dynamic ranges, and advanced light capture for subtler gradation.

BIONZ X™ image processing engine

BIONZ X™ image processing engine

Advanced algorithm realises extra-fine detail with minimal noise in producing stills and movies.

World's most selected image sensor

World's most selected image sensor

New 14-bit uncompressed RAW format

Now more format options to choose from, for unbeatable quality and range of tonal nuance.

At the forefront of 4K

Now internally records 4K movies in full-frame format featuring full pixel readout without pixel binning, and includes an array of advanced movie functions.

4K movies of the foremost quality

Expansive power to express images of fine details with less moiré, jaggies and noise is evident in movies that the α7S II can record internally in 4K full-frame format.

XAVC S format

XAVC S format — more than a little bit better

This format allows 4K recording at up to 100Mbps bit rate to capture detailed movies with minimal compression noise. Files are saved in widely compatible MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 format.

View more videos

View more videos

For a more professional workflow

More versatile functions for better moviemaking

Picture Profile tone adjustment, time code/user bit precision editing, and various other newly added advancements sharpen the cutting edge of α7S II moviemaking performance.

  • New S-Log3 gamma curveNew S-Log3 gamma curve
  • High-frame-rate capability
  • Gamma Display Assist
  • Enhanced Zebra functionEnhanced Zebra function

Extra stability for all shooting

Built-in stabilisation clarifies every situation

Compensation for five types of camera shake that can blur stills/movies shot handheld matches the camera's great sensitivity so you can use more shutter speed/ISO/aperture settings.

5-axis optical image stabilisation

5-axis optical image stabilisation

For shooting movies and equivalent to 4.5-stop-faster shutter speed for stills.

For a wide range of mountable lenses

For a wide range of mountable lenses

Stabilisation extends handheld shooting freedom with mountable lenses.

Focus with more finesse

Fast Intelligent AF accelerates speed and precision

With advanced Fast Intelligent AF featuring enhanced accuracy even in the dark and accelerated AF for movie shooting, the α7S II helps to assure that you capture clear stills and movies.

  • Fast Intelligent AFFast Intelligent AF
  • Magnificent AF for moviesMagnificent AF for movies

Optimal operability

Expertly engineered for durability under duress

Ready for action under all conditions, even using large lenses, the α7S II integrates advanced functions that are worthy of extraordinary imaging performance in the long run.

  • Absolutely silent and trueAbsolutely silent and true
  • Durability to go the distanceDurability to go the distance
  • Protection to outperformProtection to outperform
  • Convenience at your commandConvenience at your command

Wide-ranging accessories meet every need

Professional level options open up new possibilities

Further expand your shooting pleasure and give your photography a professional edge with accessories designed for exceptional performance, durability and practicality.

Supported in Capture One Express (for Sony)

One of the world’s best RAW converters by Phase One

Capture One Express (for Sony) is one of the world’s best RAW converters, rendering precise colors and incredible detail. It contains flexible digital asset management, all the essential adjustment tools and fast, responsive performance in one customizable and integrated solution.


Works with iMovie and Final Cut Pro X

This product is compatible with Final Cut Pro X and iMovie.

The α7S II features sensitivity up to ISO 409600 ; wide dynamic range; 5-axis image stabilisation; internal recording of 4K movies in full-frame format featuring full pixel readout and no pixel binning; extra-fast, precise AF; and compatibility with a growing line of lenses
  • 35mm full frame (35.6 x 23.8 mm), Exmor CMOS sensor

  • BIONZ X image processing engine

  • 4K movie recording featuring full pixel readout without pixel binning

  • 5-axis optical image stabilisation minimises blur

  • Fast Intelligent AF with enhanced speed and accuracy

Lens Compatibility
Sony E-mount lenses
35 mm
Sensor Type
35mm full frame (35.6 x 23.8mm), Exmor CMOS sensor
Number Of Pixels (Effective)
Approx.12.2 MP
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)
Battery Life (Still Images)
Approx. 310 shots (viewfinder) / Approx. 370 shots (LCD screen) (CIPA standard)
Viewfinder Type
XGA OLED, 1.3cm (0.5 type) electronic viewfinder (colour)
7.5cm (3.0 type) TFT drive

What's in the Box

Rechargeable Battery NP-FW50, Cable Protector, AC Adaptor AC-UUD11, Battery Charger BC-VW1, Shoulder strap, Body cap, Accessory shoe cap, Eyepiece cup, Micro USB cable

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