Camera Rocket Review Our evaluation of 7R II vs 7 II

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RAW image quality independent of lens

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How fast and easily does the camera nail focus

focus points


How much delay is there between you and your photo?

continuous shooting


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Sony Alpha 7R II 

Camera Rocket recommends the Sony Alpha 7R II  based on its focusing and reviews.

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Alpha 7R II vs 7 II

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

Alpha 7R II
5 fps
Alpha 7 II
5 fps

Battery life How many photos per battery charge (CIPA)

Alpha 7R II
290 photos
Alpha 7 II
350 photos

Features Key features of the Alpha 7R II  vs 7 II 

Megapixels Maximum resolution images are captured at

Alpha 7R II
42.2 MP
Alpha 7 II
24 MP

Max ISO Maximum light sensitivity of the sensor

Alpha 7R II
102,400 ISO
Alpha 7 II
25,600 ISO

Focus points How many different points the camera can focus on

Screen size Larger screens make it easier to preview and review photos

Viewfinder size Large viewfinders are brighter and more comfortable to use

Alpha 7R II
Alpha 7 II

Pixel size How much area of the sensor is dedicated to each pixel

Alpha 7R II
20.4 microns
Alpha 7 II
35.7 microns

Reviews Word on the street

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Alpha 7R II  vs
7 II 
Megapixels 42.2 MP 24 MP
Resolution 7952 x 5304 6000 x 4000
Size Full frame Full frame
Area 35.9 x 24 mm 35.8 x 23.9 mm
Crop factor 1.0x 1.0x
Pixel size 20.4 microns 35.7 microns
Light sensitivity 50 ISO to 102,400 ISO 100 ISO to 25,600 ISO

focus system

Type Phase detection Phase detection
Focus points 399 117
Supports continuous Yes Yes


Viewfinder mirror None None
Viewfinder Yes Yes
Type Electronic Electronic
Coverage 100% 100%
Magnification 0.78x 0.71x
Viewfinder size 0.78x 0.71x


Max continuous shooting 5 fps 5 fps
Battery life 290 350
Continuous shooting
5 fps


Alpha 7R II  vs
7 II 
Video 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps
Shoots video in 24p Yes Yes
Shoots high speed video No No
External mic jack 3.5mm 3.5mm


Size 3" 3"
Resolution 1,228 k dots 1,230 k dots
Has a touch screen No No
Has a flip out screen Yes Yes
Supports live view Yes Yes


Min 30 s 30 s
Max 1/8000 s 1/8000 s

form factor

Size 127 x 96 x 60 mm 127 x 96 x 60 mm
Thickness 60 mm 60 mm
Weight 625 g 599 g
Is weather sealed Yes Yes


Includes a GPS No No
WiFi 802.11n None
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
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