Sony a7R II: The World’s First Back-Illuminated 35mm Full Frame Sensor and 4K

June 13, 2015 - photo frame


Sony has only unleashed a new a7R II mirrorless camera, a followup to a highly-regarded a7R. The new camera facilities a world’s initial back-illuminated full support CMOS sensor, that shoots 42.4 megapixel photos during adult to ISO 102400.


Sony is a worldwide personality in digital imaging sensors right now — it was behind 40% of all sensors sole in 2014 — and a Japanese association has packaged a best of what it offers inside this new flagship full-frame mirrorless body.

In further to high-resolution and illusory low-light sensitivity, a camera has a 40% faster autofocus response time compared to a a7R, interjection to a assistance of 399 proviso showing AF points and 25 contrariety points. Sony says a backside enlightenment allows a camera to have both high fortitude and high speed/sensitivity, instead of carrying to select one or a other.

The back-illuminated full support sensor in a a7R

The back-illuminated full support sensor in a a7R

The pattern also improves information estimate speed. Sony says files are sent out from a sensor 3.5x faster than in a strange a7R.

Inside a camera is also a same 5-axis picture stabilization complement found in a a7 II, a shiver that reduces quivering by 50% and has a lifespan of 500,000 shots, and a miss of an visual low pass filter for optimal sharpness and clarity.


On a video front, a Sony a7R II can fire 4K video in mixed formats, including Super 35mm and full frame. Functions that support a veteran video workflow embody Picture Profile, S-Log2 Gamma and S-Gamut, 120fps high support rate film sharpened in HD (720p), time code, purify HDMI outlay and more.

Here’s some representation 4K footage prisoner with a a7R II:

Other facilities embody a wordless sharpened mode, a 0.78x viewfinder magnification, a imperishable magnesium amalgamate build, a mode dial locking mechanism, and Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity.


The Sony a7R II will be accessible starting in Aug 2015 with a cost tab of $3,200.

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