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α7R II WITH BACK-ILLUMINATED FULL-FRAME IMAGE SENSOR

Full Specifications and Features

ILCE-7RM2

MRP

Rs. 199,990

(incl. of all taxes)
Lens Mount
E-mount
Lens compatibility
Sony E-mount lenses
Sensor Type
35 mm
Sensor
35 mm full-frame (35.9 x 24 mm), Exmor R™ CMOS sensor
Number Of Pixels (Effective)
Approx. 42.4 megapixels
Number of Pixels (total)
Approx. 43.6 megapixels
Image Sensor Aspect Ratio
3:2
Anti-Dust System
Charge protection coating on optical filter and image sensor shift mechanism
Recording Format (Still images)
JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver. 2.3, MPF baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)
Image Size (pixels), 3:2
35 mm full-frame L: 7952 x 5304 (42M), M: 5168 x 3448 (18M), S: 3984 x 2656 (11M), APS-C L: 5168 x 3448 (18M), M: 3984 x 2656 (11M), S: 2592 x 1728 (4.5M)
Image Size (pixels), 16:9
35 mm full-frame L: 7952 x 4472 (36M), M: 5168 x 2912 (15M), S: 3984 x 2240 (8.9M), APS-C L: 5168 x 2912 (15M), M: 3984 x 2240 (8.9M), S: 2592 x 1456 (3.8M)
Image Size (pixels), Sweep Panorama
Wide: horizontal 12416 x 1856 (23M), vertical 5536 x 2160 (12M), Standard: horizontal 8192 x 1856 (15M), vertical 3872 x 2160 (8.4M)
Image Quality Modes
RAW, RAW & JPEG, JPEG Extra fine, JPEG Fine, JPEG Standard
RAW Output
14 bit
Uncompressed RAW
Yes
Picture Effect
13 modes: Posterization (Color, B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R, G, B, Y), High Contrast Monochrome,Toy Camera, Soft High-key, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature, WaterColor, Illustration
Creative Style
Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn Leaves, Black & White, Sepia (Contrast -3 to +3 steps, Saturation -3 to +3 steps, Sharpness -3 to +3 steps) (Style Box 1-6 also provided)
Dynamic Range Functions
Off, Dynamic Range Optimiser (Auto/Level (1-5)), Auto High Dynamic Range: Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure Difference Level (1.0-6.0 EV, 1.0 EV step)
Colour Space
sRGB standard (with sYCC gamut) and Adobe RGB standard compatible with TRILUMINOS™ Color
Recording Format (Movie)
XAVC S / AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compliant / MP4
Video Compression
XAVC S: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, AVCHD: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Audio Recording Format
XAVC S: LPCM, 2ch, AVCHD: Dolby® Digital (AC-3), 2ch, Dolby® Digital Stereo Creator, MP4: MPEG-4 AAC-LC, 2ch
Image Size (Pixels), NTSC
XAVC S 4K: 3840 x 2160 (30p/100 Mbps, 30p/60 Mbps, 24p/100 Mbps, 24p/60 Mbps), XAVC S HD: 1920 x 1080 (60p/50 Mbps, 30p/50 Mbps, 24p/50 Mbps), 1280 x 720 (120p/50 Mbps), AVCHD: 1920 x 1080 (60p/28 Mbps/PS, 60i/24 Mbps/FX, 60i/17 Mbps/FH, 24p/24 Mbps/FX, 24p/17 Mbps/FH), MP4: 1920 x 1080 (60p/28 Mbps, 30p/16 Mbps), 1280 x 720 (30p/6 Mbps)
Image Size (pixels), PAL
XAVC S 4K: 3840 x 2160 (25p/100Mbps, 25p/60Mbps), XAVC S HD: 1920 x 1080 (50p/50Mbps, 25p/50Mbps), 1280 x 720 (100p/50Mbps), AVCHD: 1920 x 1080 (50p/28Mbps/PS, 50i/24Mbps/FX, 50i/17Mbps/FH, 25p/24Mbps/FX, 25p/17Mbps/FH), MP4: 1920 x 1080 (50p/28Mbps, 25p/16Mbps), 1280 x 720 (25p/6Mbps)
Picture Profile
Yes (Off / PP1-PP7) Parameters: Black level, Gamma (Movie, Still, Cine1-4, ITU709, ITU709 [800%], S-Log2), Black Gamma, Knee, Color Mode, Saturation, Color Phase, Color Depth, Detail, Copy, Reset
Movie Functions
Audio Level Display, Audio Rec Level, AF Tracking Sensitivity, AF Drive Speed, Auto Slow Shutter, HDMI info. Display (On/Off selectable), Time Code/User Bit, Picture Profile, Creative Style, Picture Effect, Rec Control, Dual Video Rec, Marker Setting, PAL/NTSC Selector
Colour Space
xvYCC standard (x.v.Color™ when connected via HDMI cable) compatible with TRILUMINOS™ Color
Clean HDMI output
NTSC: 3840 x 2160 (30p/24p) / 1920 x 1080 (60p/24p) / 1920 x 1080 (60i), YCbCr 4:2:2 8 bit/ RGB 8 bit, PAL: 3840 x 2160 (25p) / 1920 x 1080 (50p) / 1920 x 1080 (50i), YCbCr 4:2:2 8 bit/ RGB 8 bit
Compatible Recording Media
Memory Stick PRO Duo™, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo™, Memory Stick™ Micro (M2), SD memory card, SDHC memory card (UHS-I compliant), SDXC memory card (UHS-I compliant), microSD memory card, microSDHC memory card, microSDXC memory card,
Storage Media Slot
Multi slot for Memory Stick Duo™/ SD Memory card
Noise Reduction
Long exposure NR: On/Off, available at shutter speeds longer than 1 sec., High ISO NR: Normal / Low / Off selectable
Multi Frame NR
Auto/ISO 100 to 102400
White Balance Modes
Auto WB / Daylight / Shade / Cloudy / Incandescent / Fluorescent (Warm White / Cool White / Day White / Daylight) / Flash / Color Temperature (2500 to 9900K) & Color Filter (G7 to M7: 57 steps, A7 to B7: 29 steps) / Custom / Underwater
AWB Micro Adjustment
G7 to M7 (57 steps), A7 to B7 (29 steps)
Bracketing
3 frames, H/L selectable
Focus Type
Fast Hybrid AF (phase-detection AF / contrast-detection AF)
Focus Sensor
Exmor R™ CMOS sensor
Focus Point
35mm full frame: 399 points (phase-detection AF), APS-C: 357 points (phase-detection AF) / 25 points (contrast-detection AF)
Focus Sensitivity Range
EV -2 to EV 20 (at ISO 100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)
AF Mode
Automatic AF (AF-A), Single-shot AF (AF-S), Continuous AF (AF-C), Direct Manual Focus (DMF), Manual Focus
Focus Area
Wide (399 points for phase-detection AF / 25 points for contrast-detection AF) / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Zone / Expand Flexible Spot / Lock-on AF (Wide / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Expand Flexible Spot)
Other Features
Eye-start AF and AF micro adjustment (both only available with optional LA-EA2 or LA-EA4 attached), AF illuminator (built-in, LED type, range: Approx. 0.30-3 m), AF ON, Lock-on AF, Eye AF, Predictive control, Focus lock
Metering Type
1200-zone evaluative metering
Metering Sensor
Exmor R™ CMOS sensor
Metering Sensitivity
EV -3 to EV 20 (at ISO 100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)
Metering Mode
Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
Exposure Modes
AUTO (iAUTO, Superior Auto), Programmed AE (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter-speed priority (S), Manual (M), Movie, Sweep Panorama, Scene Selection
Scene Selection
Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Anti Motion Blur
Exposure Compensation
+/-5.0 EV (in 1/3 EV or 1/2 EV steps), with exposure compensation dial: +/-3.0 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)
Auto (AE) Bracketing
Bracket: Single/Bracket: Cont., 3/5/9 frames selectable. With 3 or 5 frames, in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1.0, 2.0 or 3.0 EV increments, with 9 frames, in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 or 1.0 EV increments
AE Lock
Available with AE lock button. Locked when shutter button is pressed halfway. Can be disabled from the Menu.
ISO Sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index)
Still images: ISO 100-25600 (expandable to ISO 50–102400 for shooting still images), AUTO (ISO 100-6400, selectable lower limit and upper limit) Movies: ISO 100-25600 equivalent, AUTO (ISO 100-6400 equivalent, selectable lower limit and upper limit)
Viewfinder Type
XGA OLED, 1.3 cm (0.5 type) electronic viewfinder (colour)
Number of Dots
2,359,296 dots
Brightness Control (Viewfinder)
Auto/Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2)
Colour Temperature Control
Manual (5 steps)
Field Coverage
100%
Magnification
Approx. 0.78x (with 50 mm lens at infinity, -1 m-1)
Dioptre Adjustment
-4.0 to +3.0 m -1
Eye Point
Approx. 23 mm from the eyepiece lens, 18.5 mm from the eyepiece frame at -1 m-1 (CIPA standard)
Viewfinder Display
Graphic Display, Display All Info., No Disp. Info., Histogram, Digital Level Gauge
Real-time Image Adjustment Display
On/Off
Screen Type
7.5 cm (3.0 type) TFT drive
Total Number of Dots
1,228,800 dots
Brightness Control (LCD)
Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2), Sunny Weather mode
Adjustable Angle
Up by approx. 107 degrees, down by approx. 41 degrees
Display Selector (Finder/LCD)
Auto/Manual
LCD Display
Graphic Display, Display All Info., No Disp. Info., Histogram, Digital Level Gauge, Shooting information for viewfinder mode
Real-time Image Adjustment Display (LCD)
On/Off
Zebra
Yes
Quick Navi
Yes
Peaking MF
Yes (Level setting: High/Mid/Low/Off, Color: White/Red/Yellow)
Face Detection
On / On (Regist. Faces) / Off, Face registration, Face selection (Max. number of detectable faces: 8)
Auto Object Framing
Yes (Still images)
Clear Image Zoom
Still / Movie: Approx. 2x
Smart zoom (Still Image)
35mm full frame: M: approx 1.5x, S: approx 2x, APS-C: M: approx 1.3x, S: approx 2x
Digital zoom (Still Image)
35mm full frame: L: approx 4x, M: approx 6.2x, S: approx 8x, APS-C: L: approx 4x, M: approx 5.2x, S: approx 8x
Digital zoom (Movie)
35mm full frame: Approx. 4x, APS-C: Approx. 4x
PlayMemories Camera Apps™
Yes*1
Lens Compensation
Peripheral shading, chromatic aberration, distortion
Zoom Ring Rotate
Yes
Image processor
BIONZ X™
Smile Shutter
Smile shutter (selectable from 3 steps)
Shutter Type
Electronically controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
Shutter Speed
Still images: 1/8000 to 30 sec., Bulb, Movies: 1/8000 to 1/4 (1/3 step), NTSC: Up to 1/60 in AUTO mode (up to 1/30 in Auto Slow Shutter mode), PAL: Up to 1/50 in AUTO mode (up to 1/25 in Auto Slow Shutter mode)
Flash Sync. Speed
1/250 sec.*2
Electronic Front Shutter Curtain
Yes (On/Off)
Silent Shooting
Yes (On/Off)
SteadyShot
Image Sensor-Shift mechanism with 5-axis compensation (Compensation depends on lens specifications)
Compensation Effect
4.5 steps (Based on CIPA standard. Pitch/yaw shake only. With Sonnar T* FE 55 mm F1.8 ZA lens mounted. Long exposure NR off)
Flash Control
Pre-flash TTL
Flash Compensation
+/-3.0 EV (switchable between 1/3 and 1/2 EV steps
Flash Compensation
3/5/9 frames selectable. With 3 or 5 frames, in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1.0, 2.0, 3.0 EV increments, with 9 frames, in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1.0 EV increments.
Flash Modes
Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Rear Sync., Slow Sync., Red-eye reduction (On/Off selectable), Hi-speed sync*3, Wireless*3
External Flash Compatibility
Sony α System Flash compatible with Multi Interface Shoe, attach the shoe adaptor for flash compatible with Auto-lock accessory shoe
FE Level Lock
Yes
Flash Type
Optional
Drive Modes
Single shooting, Continuous shooting, Self-timer, Self-timer (Cont.), Bracketing (Cont., Single, White Balance, DRO)
Self-Timer
10 sec. delay/5 sec. delay/2 sec. delay/Continuous self-timer (3 frames after 10 sec. delay/5 frames after 10 sec. delay/3 frames after 5 sec. delay/5 frames after 5 sec. delay/3 frames after 2 sec. delay/5 frames after 2 sec. delay)/Bracketing self-timer (Off/2 sec. delay/5 sec. delay/10 sec. delay)
Speed (approx. max.)
Continuous shooting Hi: Max. 5fps, Continuous shooting Lo: Max. 2.5fps*4
No. of recordable frames (approx.)
Continuous shooting Hi : 24 frames (JPEG Extra Fine L), 30 frames (JPEG Fine L), 37 frames (JPEG Standard L), 23 frames (RAW), 22 frames (RAW & JPEG), 9 frames (RAW (Uncompressed)), 9 frames (RAW (Uncompressed) & JPEG)*4
Playback Modes
Single (with or without shooting information, Y RGB histogram & highlight/shadow warning), 9/25-frame index view, Enlarged display mode (Maximum magnification L: 24.9x, M: 16.2x, S: 9.4x), Auto Review (10/5/2 sec, off), Image orientation (Auto/Manual/Off selectable), Slideshow, Panorama scrolling, Folder selection (Still / Date / MP4 / AVCHD / XAVC S HD / XAVC S 4K), Forward/Rewind (Movie), Delete, Protect
PC Interface
Mass-storage, MTP, PC remote
Multi / Micro USB Terminal
Yes*7
Wireless LAN (Built-In)
Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz band)*5, Playback of still images and movies on smartphones, PCs and TVs
NFC™
Yes (NFC Forum Type 3 Tag compatible, One-touch remote, One-touch sharing)
HD Output
HDMI micro connector (Type-D), BRAVIA™ Sync (link menu), PhotoTV HD, 4K still image playback
Multi Interface Shoe
Yes*6
Others
Auto-lock Accessory Shoe compatible with supplied shoe adaptor, Microphone terminal (3.5 mm Stereo minijack), Headphone terminal (3.5 mm Stereo minijack), Vertical Grip Connector
Microphone
Built-in stereo microphone or ECM-XYST1M / XLR-K2M (sold separately)
Speaker
Built-in, monaural
Compatible Standards
Exif Print, Print Image Matching III, DPOF setting
Custom Function Type
Custom key settings, Programmable setting
Memory Function
Yes (2 sets)
Supplied Battery
NP-FW50 W-series Rechargeable Battery Pack
Battery Life (Still Images)
Approx. 290 shots (viewfinder) / Approx. 340 shots (LCD screen) (CIPA standard)*9
Battery Life (CIPA, Movies)
Actual*10*11: Approx. 50 min. with viewfinder, Approx. 55 min. with LCD screen (CIPA standard) Continuous*10*12: Approx. 95 min. with viewfinder, Approx. 95 min. with LCD screen (CIPA standard)
External Power
AC-PW20 AC Adaptor (optional)
Internal Battery Charge
Yes
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 126.9 x 95.7 x 60.3 mm
Weight (with battery and memory card included)
Approx. 625g (With battery and Memory Stick PRO Duo™) / Approx. 582g (Body only)
Range
32-104°F / 0-40°C
Wireless and network capabilities
NFC One-touch functionality
**
*1 Services vary by country. *2 With compatible Sony external flash, *3 With compatible external flash, *4 Approximate. May vary depending on shooting conditions and media. *5 Configuration method/Access method: WPS or manually/infrastructure mode. When connecting to smartphones, the camera can always work as a base without a wireless access point. (Security: WEP/WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK), *6 Sony accessories for the Accessory Shoe can be attached. *7 Supports Micro USB compatible device. *8 Starter Edition is not supported. *9 The LCD screen is turned on, shot once every 30 seconds, operate zoom alternately between W and T ends, flash strobe once every two times, turn power off and on once every ten times. *10 Continuous movie recording is possible for approximately 29 minutes (limited by product specifications).*11 Indicated recording time is defined by repeating the following cycle: Power on, start recording, zoom, stand-by and power off. *12 Indicated recording time is defined by repeating the following cycle: Pressing the MOVIE button. No other operations such as zoom are performed.
  • Power cord, Rechargeable Battery NP-FW50, Cable Protector, AC Adaptor AC-UD10, Battery Charger BC-VW1, Shoulder strap, Body cap, Accessory shoe cap, Eyepiece cup, Micro USB cable

Features

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New back-illuminated full-frame CMOS sensor

The α7R II has the world’s first 35 mm full-frame CMOS image sensor with back-illuminated structure, which achieves approx. 42.4 effective megapixel resolution, widely expanded sensitivity range and extra-low noise performance. It also has no optical low-pass filter that can compromise sharpness, so fine clarity and detail extend from edge to edge of every frame.

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High-speed BIONZ X™ image processing engine

With detail reproduction technology to capture the essence of realism, diffraction-reducing technology to maintain clarity even at smaller apertures, area-specific noise reduction to reduce noise adaptively and reproduce greater detail, the BIONZ X™ image processing engine finely tunes the image sensor's 42.4-megapixel data, for truer, clearer depiction.

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All FE lenses maximise resolution

The growing group of FE lenses (35 mm full-frame compatible E-mount lenses) — all carefully developed to match full-frame image sensors employing increasing numbers of pixels — makes the most of the 42.4-megapixel high-resolution performance of the α7R II.

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Fast Hybrid AF now covers more

The high-performance image sensor enhances Fast Hybrid AF, which far surpasses conventional AF in comprehensiveness, speed and response. The 399 focal plane phase-detection AF points cover 45% of the image area — the most coverage among digital still cameras with full-frame image sensors. 25-point contrast-detection AF coverage is also included.

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5-axis image stabilisation

This stabilisation system is fine-tuned for high-resolution image sensors to compensate accurately for five types of camera shake that can compromise handheld shooting of the camera's 42.4-megapixel images. Camera shake compensation is equivalent to using a 4.5-step faster shutter speed, allowing you to take advantage of a wider range of shutter speeds.

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Higher-resolution 4K movie recording

Footage from 4K movie recording featuring full pixel readout without pixel binning in the Super 35 mm format exhibits higher resolution and superior clarity than typical 4K movies. Also, the XAVC S format allows 4K recording at 100 Mbps maximum bit rate to capture fine details of movement in movies.

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XGA OLED Tru-Finder™ makes every view a vision

With the world's highest magnification at 0.78x among digital still camera viewfinders, the XGA OLED Tru-Finder™ provides views of cutting-edge definition, contrast and depth throughout the entire display. Zeiss® T* Coating ensures absolutely minimal reflection on the viewfinder, so the α7R II’s extraordinary 42.4-megapixel performance is apparent at all times.

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Tough magnesium alloy body

Designed for solid reliability and steady handling, the α7R II's compact body is built to withstand the rigours of shooting in the field, thanks to an internal structure and top, front and rear covers all made of strong, rigid magnesium alloy.

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Durable reduced-vibration shutter

The new shutter's braking mechanism cuts mechanical front/rear curtain vibration by about 50% . Also, use the electronic front curtain for even less vibration. This not only minimises camera shake that can blur details in 42.4-megapixel images — it makes the shutter durable enough to have been tested to 500,000 cycles.

Silent Shooting

Silent Shooting features an electronic shutter that causes no vibration, so you can shoot high-resolution images without camera shake. This mode also operates without a sound, so it's very convenient for shooting without disrupting indoor performances and outdoor wildlife, and in all other situations where silence is essential.

Supports 14-bit uncompressed RAW format

New compatibility with 14-bit uncompressed RAW format lets you choose the optimal format for your needs. The camera thereby ensures supreme quality of tonal gradation to maximise the benefit of the image sensor's wide dynamic range.

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One-touch remote and one-touch sharing

One-touch remote lets you use your smartphone or tablet as a viewfinder and remote control for a digital camera, and one-touch sharing lets you transfer your photos and videos from your camera. Either way, by installing PlayMemories Mobile app to your NFC-enabled Android smartphone or tablet, you can avoid complex set-up sequences and establish wireless connection simply by touching your device to the camera. You are now ready to control your camera from your smartphone to take a photo from a previously out-of-reach spot, or simply be in your own group shot, as well as transfer them instantly to your smartphone for sharing on SNS. No NFC? No problem. You can also pair the devices manually.

Find compatible devices

PlayMemories Camera Apps add personal touches

Sony's application download service lets you add new functions and capabilities to your camera. There are apps for photo and movie effects to enhance and express your creativity and others to allow your smartphone to function as a camera's remote control, for example. Note: Services availability depends on region.

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Enhanced Eye AF

Now also available in AF-C focus mode, Eye AF automatically detects and tracks an eye of even a moving subject, for more framing freedom.

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Expand Flexible Spot

If the selected AF point is not positioned on your subject, the α7R II automatically uses AF points surrounding the selected point to support precise focus.

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Compatibility with wide-ranging mountable lenses

5-axis image stabilisation lets you enjoy unparalleled handheld shooting freedom with more of your favourite mountable lenses. The short flange-back distance in the E-mount α7R II extends compatibility with a range of lenses.

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Stable viewfinder image

You can monitor the stabilising effects of camera shake compensation in the viewfinder or LCD screen while shooting still images by pressing the shutter button halfway or magnifying the image and while shooting movies by entering movie mode. Even when using a telephoto or macro lens, you can fine-tune framing and focusing without stress for steady results.

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Picture Profile

Fine-tune the look of movies before shooting by adjusting gradation, colour adjustment and detail. Adjusted parameters can be saved with other settings as a profile and up to 7 profiles (PP1-PP7) can be stored for later recall.

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S-Log2 Gamma setting

This proprietary Sony setting featured in professional camcorders creates a 1300% wider dynamic range for smooth gradation with reduced whiteout and blackout. Use colour grading in post-production to make the most of low-noise images and super-rich detail to express footage in various ways. ISO 800 or higher is available when S-Log2 Gamma is selected.

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Clean HDMI output

This function supports 4K and Full HD and allows uncompressed movie output to an external recorder or monitor. The image can also be recorded in the camera even while signals are output using this function. The included cable protector guards jacks and prevents cables from disengaging accidentally, so you can shoot with greater assurance.

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More precise white balance adjustment

The α7R II offers more white balance adjustment steps (twice as many on the amber-blue axis; four times as many on the green-magenta axis) than before, so you can finely tune white balance with more subtle precision for more natural colours.

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Bright Monitoring

This function that boosts image brightness by changing shutter speed, for example, can be assigned to a customisable button for easy access when shooting a starry sky or other dark scene.

ISO Auto Minimum Shutter Speed

Prevent blur in a shot of a moving subject by setting a shutter speed at which ISO sensitivity starts changing when ISO AUTO (while in P or A mode, or in Multi Frame NR) is selected.

1200-zone Evaluative Metering

Ample data from 1200-zone metering and focal plane phase-detection AF points allows for more precise control of light volume from an external flash that complements ambient light. Choose Multi-segment, Center-weighted or Spot metering mode.

Priority setup in AF-C/AF-S

In AF-S (Single-shot AF) or AF-C (Continuous AF) mode, choose AF priority for taking pictures only when subject is in focus, Release priority for taking pictures even when subject is not in focus, or Balanced Emphasis for balancing the AF and Release options to achieve accurate focus, yet not miss a decisive moment when shooting moving subjects.

AF-A mode

In this mode, press the shutter button halfway down and the camera automatically recognises whether the subject is moving or not, then switches AF mode accordingly between AF-S to lock on a subject in focus and AF-C to keep adjusting focus. This versatility is useful for shooting various subjects at the same time, or to avoid switching AF mode manually.

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Creative Style

Creative Style settings bring out the character of your scene. Simply select any of 13 settings (Vivid, Portrait, etc.) and the camera will adjust image parameters. You can also fine-tune contrast, saturation and sharpness to suit your preference.

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Auto HDR (High Dynamic Range)

Auto HDR composites the best details from three exposures to expand the dynamic range of your images from darkest shadows to brightest highlights and capture all the tonal gradations seen by your naked eye.

D-range Optimiser (DRO)

In difficult lighting, DRO corrects your images to achieve smoother, more natural gradations with more detail in the highlights and shadows. You can use it during continuous shooting and when photographing moving subjects.

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Multi Frame NR (Noise Reduction)

This mode composites four shots to significantly suppress noise and raise sensitivity, letting you clearly capture dark scenes without a tripod or flash. Camera shake blur is also lowered while contrast and detail are raised.

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Focus Magnifier & Peaking function

You can clearly magnify the image to simplify manual fine-tuning of the focus whether shooting still images or movies. The Peaking function can also be activated to colourise the most sharply focused areas of your image for quick confirmation.

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Capture One Express (for Sony)

Capture One Express (for Sony) is one of the world's best RAW converters, rendering precise colours and incredible detail. It contains flexible digital asset management, all the essential adjustment tools and fast, responsive performance in one customisable and integrated solution. * Please contact Phase One regarding all inquiries as to usage and support including functional compatibility of Capture One Express (for Sony).

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Works with iMovie and Final Cut Pro X

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