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

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

Alpha 7S II
5 fps
Alpha 7R II
5 fps

Battery life How many photos per battery charge (CIPA)

Alpha 7S II
370 photos
Alpha 7R II
290 photos

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

Megapixels Maximum resolution images are captured at

Alpha 7S II
12 MP
Alpha 7R II
42.2 MP

Max ISO Maximum light sensitivity of the sensor

Alpha 7S II
409,600 ISO
Alpha 7R II
102,400 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 7S II
Alpha 7R II

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

Alpha 7S II
70.6 microns
Alpha 7R II
20.4 microns

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Alpha 7S II  vs
7R II 
Megapixels 12 MP 42.2 MP
Resolution 4240 x 2832 7952 x 5304
Size APS-H Full frame
Area 35.6 x 23.8 mm 35.9 x 24 mm
Crop factor 1.0x 1.0x
Pixel size 70.6 microns 20.4 microns
Light sensitivity 50 ISO to 409,600 ISO 50 ISO to 102,400 ISO

focus system

Type Contrast detection Phase detection
Focus points 169 399
Supports continuous 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 627 g 625 g
Is weather sealed Yes Yes


Includes a GPS No No
WiFi 802.11n 802.11n
Image stabilization
Sensor shift


Alpha 7S II  vs
7R II 
Video Unknown 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps
External mic jack 3.5mm 3.5mm


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


Viewfinder mirror None None
Viewfinder Yes Yes
Type Electronic Electronic
Coverage 100% 100%
Magnification 0.78x 0.78x
Viewfinder size 0.77x 0.78x


Max continuous shooting 5 fps 5 fps
Battery life 370 290
Continuous shooting
5 fps
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