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Comparisons / Comparison of Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R II and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II

Comparison of Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R II and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II [S]ave

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Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R II
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II
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General
ModelSony Alpha ILCE-A7R IISony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II
BrandSonySony
Manufacturer urlhttps://www.sony.com/https://www.sony.com/
Model numberA7R IIRX1R II
Alternate model number(s)
  • ilce-7rm2
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Camera formatCompact System CameraMid-Sized
Release year (year)20152015
Tripod mount++
Length (mm)127113
Width (mm)6072
Height (mm)9665
Weight (g)640507
Waterproof--
PredecessorSony A7RSony RX1
SuccessorSony A7R II-
Image Sensor
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Sensor manufacturerSonySony Exmor R (BSI)
Effective megapixels (MP)42.4042.40
Sensor format35mm35mm
Sensor area (mm²)861.60861.60
Sensor width (mm)35.9035.90
Sensor height (mm)24.0024.00
Approximate pixel pitch (micron)4.514.51
Focal Length Multiplier (x)1.001.00
Aspect ratio3:23:2
Color filter typeRGBGRGBG
Anti aliasing filterNoneOptional
Self-cleaning++
Sensor shift image stabilization+-
On-sensor phase detect++
Dxo sensor score9897
Dxo color depth score (bit)26.0025.80
Dxo dynamic range score (evs)13.9013.90
Dxo maximum effective iso score (iso)3,4343,204
Image Capture
Image resolution
  • 12416 x 1856(23.0 mp other)
  • 2592 x 1456(3.8 mp 16:9)
  • 2592 x 1728(4.5 mp 3:2)
  • 3872 x 2160(8.4 mp other)
  • 3984 x 2240(8.9 mp 16:9)
  • 3984 x 2240(8.9 mp 16:9)
  • 3984 x 2656(10.6 mp 3:2)
  • 3984 x 2656(10.6 mp 3:2)
  • 5168 x 2912(15.0 mp other)
  • 5168 x 2912(15.0 mp other)
  • 5168 x 3448(17.8 mp 3:2)
  • 5168 x 3448(17.8 mp 3:2)
  • 5536 x 2160(12.0 mp other)
  • 7952 x 4472(35.6 mp 16:9)
  • 7952 x 5304(42.2 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
  • 1280x720
  • 1280x720
  • 1920x1080
  • 3840x2160
  • 1280x720
  • 1920x1080
Movie max framerate (fps)120120
Image Storage
Movie file formatXAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereoXAVC 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-
Lens-Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* 2/35mm (fixed); 8 elements in 7 groups, 3 aspherical elements, 9 aperture blades
Focal length (35mm equivalent) (mm)-35.00
Focal length (actual) (mm)-35.00
Zoom ratio (x)-1.00
Aperture range (f)-0.05 - 0.50
Integrated nd filter--
Min focus range (cm)-30
Macro focus range (cm)-20 - 35
Filter thread (mm)-49
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 with 399 focal plane phase detect points and 25 contrast detect AF pointsFast 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: 1.3cm (0.5-inch) 2.4M-dot XGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.78x 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)0.780.74
Viewfinder magnification (nominal/claimed) (x)0.780.74
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)24-
Top deck display--
Exposure
Maximum iso (native)25,60025,600
Minimum iso (native)100100
Iso settingsAUTO (ISO 100-6400, selectable lower limit and upper limit), ISO 100 - 25600, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400ISO 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)
  • 4k still image playback
  • microphone and headphone jacks
  • multi-terminal micro usb (with remote support)
  • phototv hd
  • type-d micro hdmi with bravia sync
  • 3.5mm stereo microphone jack
  • micro hdmi (type d)
  • multi micro usb
Performance Timing
Max cycle time for jpeg shooting (s/frame)1.020.64
Max cycle time for raw plus jpeg shooting (s/frame)0.990.62
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)2324
Raw shooting speed in burst mode (fps)5.005.00
Buffer size for raw shooting in burst mode (frames)2323
Raw plus jpeg shooting speed in burst mode (fps)5.005.00
Buffer size for raw plus jpeg shooting in burst mode (frames)2222
Shutter lag (full af, wide/mid) (s)0.210.26
Shutter lag (manual focus) (s)0.110.06
Shutter lag (prefocused) (s)0.020.02
Startup time (s)1.501.50
Play -> record time (s)0.901.00
Power
Battery life, stills (cipa rating monitor/live view) (shots)340220
Battery life, still (cipa rating ovf/evf) (shots)290200
Battery life, video (minutes)-30
Battery form factorProprietaryProprietary NP-BX1
Usable battery types
  • np-fw50 lithium-ion rechargeable
  • lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries included2 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 download
  • capture one express (for sony)
  • free downloads of image data converter (win only)
  • playmemories home
Os compatibility-
  • mac os x
  • windows
Miscellaneous
Notes and featuresNew 42.4-megapixel back-illuminated full-frame CMOS sensor, no OLPF, ISO expandable to 50-102400-



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