Sony α7 Ⅱ (Alpha 7 2) Part One: Full-Frame Mirrorless with 5-axis Image Stabilization System
Sony is going to release a full-frame mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera - α7 II (Alpha 7 Mark II) - for about ¥190,000 on December 5.
The α7 II is equipped with a 5-axis image stabilization system as a 35mm full-frame DSLR for the first time in the world. Improved autofocus features 117-point phase detection and 25-point contrast-detection and its response is 30% faster than that of the previous α7 model.
Sony α7 Ⅱ (Alpha 7 2) Part Two: The Beautiful Lovechild of Sony's α7 and Olympus' OMD-EM1
It has a 35mm effective 24.3MP Exmor CMOS image sensor, BIONZ X image processor, organic EL view finder called XGA OLED Tru-Finder, and 3.0-inch tiltable monitor. ISO sensitivity range covers ISO100 to ISO25600 (ISO50 at expanded sensitivity setting).
Regarding movie performance, α7 II shoots full HD (1920×1080) at frame rates of 60p/60i/24p, and also the XAVC S format allows for full HD recording at a data rate of 50 mbps.
It supports Wi-Fi, NFC, and up to 5fps continuous shooting.
- Price: About ¥190,000
- Size: 126.9x95.7x59.7mm
- Weight: 599g including a battery and memory stick PRO duo
- Media: SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card, Memory stick PRO duo/PRO-HG duo/XC-HG duo