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Comparisons / Comparison of Sony Alpha ILCE-A7 II and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II

Comparison of Sony Alpha ILCE-A7 II and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II [S]ave

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Sony Alpha ILCE-A7 II
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II
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General
ModelSony Alpha ILCE-A7 IISony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II
BrandSonySony
Manufacturer urlhttps://www.sony.com/https://www.sony.com/
Model numberA7 IIRX1R II
Alternate model number(s)
  • ilce-7m2
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Camera formatCompact System CameraMid-Sized
Release year (year)20142015
Tripod mount++
Length (mm)127113
Width (mm)6072
Height (mm)9665
Weight (g)930507
Waterproof--
PredecessorSony A7Sony RX1
SuccessorSony A7 II-
Image Sensor
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Sensor manufacturerSonySony Exmor R (BSI)
Effective megapixels (MP)24.3042.40
Sensor format35mm35mm
Sensor area (mm²)855.62861.60
Sensor width (mm)35.8035.90
Sensor height (mm)23.9024.00
Approximate pixel pitch (micron)5.974.51
Focal Length Multiplier (x)1.001.00
Aspect ratio3:23:2
Color filter typeRGBGRGBG
Anti aliasing filterFixedOptional
Self-cleaning++
Sensor shift image stabilization+-
On-sensor phase detect++
Dxo sensor score9097
Dxo color depth score (bit)24.9025.80
Dxo dynamic range score (evs)13.6013.90
Dxo maximum effective iso score (iso)2,4493,204
Image Capture
Image resolution
  • 12416 x 1856(23.0 mp other)
  • 1968 x 1112(2.2 mp other)
  • 1968 x 1312(2.6 mp 3:2)
  • 2160 x 3872(8.4 mp other)
  • 2160 x 5536(12.0 mp other)
  • 3008 x 1688(5.1 mp 16:9)
  • 3008 x 1688(5.1 mp 16:9)
  • 3008 x 2000(6.0 mp 3:2)
  • 3008 x 2000(6.0 mp 3:2)
  • 3936 x 2216(8.7 mp 16:9)
  • 3936 x 2216(8.7 mp 16:9)
  • 3936 x 2624(10.3 mp 3:2)
  • 3936 x 2624(10.3 mp 3:2)
  • 6000 x 3376(20.3 mp 16:9)
  • 6000 x 4000(24.0 mp 3:2)
  • 8192 x 1856(15.2 mp other)
  • 12416 x 1856(23.0 mp other)
  • 2656 x 2656(7.1 mp 1:1)
  • 3440 x 3440(11.8 mp 1:1)
  • 3536 x 2656(9.4 mp 4:3)
  • 3872 x 2160(8.4 mp other)
  • 3984 x 2240(8.9 mp 16:9)
  • 3984 x 2656(10.6 mp 3:2)
  • 4592 x 3448(15.8 mp 4:3)
  • 5168 x 2912(15.0 mp other)
  • 5168 x 3448(17.8 mp 3:2)
  • 5296 x 5296(28.0 mp 1:1)
  • 5536 x 2160(12.0 mp other)
  • 7072 x 5304(37.5 mp 4:3)
  • 7952 x 4472(35.6 mp 16:9)
  • 7952 x 5304(42.2 mp 3:2)
  • 8192 x 1856(15.2 mp other)
Image file format
  • jpeg
  • raw (14-bit arw 2.3)
  • raw+jpeg
  • 14-bit raw (uncompressed and compressed arw 2.3)
  • jpeg (exif 2.3)
  • raw+jpeg
Continuous-mode (fps)5.005.00
Video Capture
Can take movies++
Movie resolution
  • 1440x1080
  • 1920x1080
  • 640x480
  • 1280x720
  • 1920x1080
Movie max framerate (fps)60120
Image Storage
Movie file formatXAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Stereo Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LCXAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo
Composite video out--
Hd video out++
Hd video connectionHDMIHDMI
Lens and Optics
Lens mountSony E-
LensSony FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS SEL2870Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* 2/35mm (fixed); 8 elements in 7 groups, 3 aspherical elements, 9 aperture blades
Focal length (35mm equivalent) (mm)28.00 - 70.0035.00
Focal length (actual) (mm)28.00 - 70.0035.00
Zoom ratio (x)2.501.00
Aperture range (f)0.18 - 0.290.05 - 0.50
Integrated nd filter--
Min focus range (cm)4030
Macro focus range (cm)-20 - 35
Filter thread (mm)5549
Optical image stabilization+-
Digital zoom++
Digital zoom values (x)
  • 2
  • 4
  • 1.4
  • 2
  • 2.0
  • 4
  • 6.2
Auto Focus
Auto focus++
Auto focus typeFast Hybrid AF (Phase-detect + Contrast-detect AF): 117 points (phase-detection AF), 25 points (contrast-detection AF)Fast Hybrid AF (phase-detection/contrast-detection): Wide (399 points for PDAF, 25 points for CDAF), Center
Auto focus assist light++
Manual focus++
Viewfinder
ViewfinderEVF / LCDEVF / LCD
Viewfinder typeEVF: 0.5-inch (1.30cm) 2.4M-dot XGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.71x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter0.39-type, 2.36M-dot XGA OLED, 100% coverage, 0.74x magnification, 18.4mm eyepoint (CIPA), -4.0 to +3.0m-1 diopter
Focus peaking++
Evf resolution (dots)2,359,2962,359,296
Viewfinder magnification (35mm equivalent) (x)0.710.74
Viewfinder magnification (nominal/claimed) (x)0.710.74
Display
Eye-level viewfinder++
Rear display++
Rear display size (inch)3.003.00
Rear display resolution (dots)1,228,8001,228,800
Touchscreen--
Articulating screen++
Tilt swivel screen--
Selfie screen--
Max playback zoom (x)18-
Top deck display--
Exposure
Maximum iso (native)25,60025,600
Minimum iso (native)100100
Iso settingsAuto (100-6400), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600; Low extention to ISO 50; up to 51200 in MFNR modeISO 100-25600 (1/3 EV steps, expandable to 50-102400), Auto (100-25600 with selectable upper/lower limits)
Auto iso mode++
White balance settings
  • auto
  • cloudy
  • color temp./ filter (2500-9900k with 15-step magenta/green compensation)
  • custom
  • daylight
  • flash
  • fluorescent (4 settings)
  • incandescent
  • shade
  • underwater
  • auto wb
  • cloudy
  • color filter
  • color temp
  • custom
  • daylight
  • flash
  • fluorescent (warm white/cool white/day white/daylight)
  • incandescent
  • shade
Shutter speed range (s)1/8000 - 301/4000 - 30
Bulb mode++
Exposure compensation+/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps+/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Explosure metering modes1200-zone Evaluative Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot1200-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Spot
Program auto exposure++
Aperture priority++
Shutter priority++
Full manual exposure++
Creative exposure modesScene Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Anti Motion BlurScene modes: Portrait, Sports Action, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Night Portrait, Anti Motion Blur
Self timer (s)
  • 2
  • 3
  • 5
  • 10
  • 2
  • 3
  • 5
  • 10
High resolution composite--
Flash
Built-in flash--
Flash modes
  • auto flash
  • fill-flash
  • flash off
  • hi-speed sync
  • rear sync.
  • red-eye reduction: on/off
  • slow sync.
  • wireless
  • auto
  • fill-flash
  • off
  • rear sync
  • slow sync
  • wireless (with optional compliant flash)
Max flash sync (s)1/2501/2000
Flash exposure compensation+/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps+/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External flash connectionMulti Interface Hot shoeMulti Interface Hot Shoe
Built-in wireless flash control--
Usable memory types
  • ms pro duo
  • sd
  • sdhc
  • sdx
  • ms duo
  • ms pro duo
  • sd
  • sdhc
  • sdx
Uhs supportUHS-IUHS-I
Dual card slots--
Raw capture support++
Uncompressed format
  • raw (14-bit arw 2.3)
  • raw+jpeg
  • 14-bit raw (uncompressed and compressed arw 2.3)
  • raw+jpeg
Connectivity
Built-in wi-fi++
NFC++
Bluetooth--
Built-in gps--
Microphone jack++
Headphone jack+-
External connections
  • usb 2.0 high speed
  • wifi
  • usb 2.0 high speed
  • wifi
Pictbridge compliant--
Dpof compliant++
Remote control++
Remote control type
  • optional via rm-vpr1
  • usb or wi-fi
  • threaded cable release
  • via usb or wi-fi
Connections (extended)
  • 3.5mm microphone and 3.5mm headphone jacks
  • multi-terminal micro usb (with remote support)
  • type-d micro hdmi
  • 3.5mm stereo microphone jack
  • micro hdmi (type d)
  • multi micro usb
Performance Timing
Max cycle time for jpeg shooting (s/frame)0.740.64
Max cycle time for raw plus jpeg shooting (s/frame)0.790.62
Camera penalizes early shutter press--
Jpeg shooting speed in burst mode (max resolution) (fps)5.005.00
Buffer size for jpeg shooting in burst mode (max resolution) (frames)5224
Raw shooting speed in burst mode (fps)5.005.00
Buffer size for raw shooting in burst mode (frames)2823
Raw plus jpeg shooting speed in burst mode (fps)5.005.00
Buffer size for raw plus jpeg shooting in burst mode (frames)2422
Shutter lag (full af, wide/mid) (s)0.220.26
Shutter lag (manual focus) (s)0.150.06
Shutter lag (prefocused) (s)0.050.02
Shutter lag (notes)Full AF lag with electronic first curtain disabled (enabled is the default) = 0.359 second-
Startup time (s)1.701.50
Play -> record time (s)1.001.00
Power
Battery life, stills (cipa rating monitor/live view) (shots)350220
Battery life, still (cipa rating ovf/evf) (shots)270200
Battery life, video (minutes)-30
Battery form factorProprietaryProprietary NP-BX1
Usable battery types
  • np-fw50 lithium-ion rechargeable
  • lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries included1 x Proprietary NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable1 x Proprietary NP-BX1 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery charger included (dedicated charger or ac/usb adapter)++
Dedicated battery charger included-+
Internal charging supported++
Software
Included software-
  • capture one express (for sony)
  • free downloads of image data converter (win only)
  • playmemories home
Os compatibility-
  • mac os x
  • windows
Miscellaneous
Notes and featuresIn-body 5-axis sensor-shift image stabilization (up to 4.5 stops of corrections), White Magic tilting LCD (170 degrees up-



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