Cam1 vs Cam2

Sony a7 II vs. Sony a7 IV

It's never been easier to decide which camera is the best choice for you. Below, we'll look at more specs than you can shake a stick at.

Sony a7 II

Resolution:
24 megapixels
Screen Size:
3" screen
Sensor Type:
Full frame sensor
Release Date:
11/20/2014
LCD Movement:
Tilting
Autofocus Details:
Contrast Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi-area
Selective single-point
Single
Continuous
Face Detection
Live View

Autofocus Light?:
Yes
Battery Type:
Battery Pack
Battery Specs:
NP-FW50 lithium-ion battery and charger
Battery Life:
350
Type:
SLR-style mirrorless
Built-In Flash?:
No
Color Filter:
Primary color filter
Continuous Drive:
5.0 fps
Custom White Balance:
Yes
Dimensions:
127 x 96 x 60 mm (5 x 3.78 x 2.36")
Drive Modes:
Effective Pixels:
24 megapixels
Sealed / Weather-Proof?:
Yes
Exposure Compensation:
+/-5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Exposure Modes:
External Flash:
Yes (via Multi Interface shoe)
File Format:
Flash Modes:
Flash Range:
Focal Length Equivalent:
Format:
MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
GPS:
None
HDMI:
Yes (micro-HDMI port with 4K still, uncompressed video output)
ISO:
100-25600
Aspect Ratio(s):
3:2, 16:9
Image Stabilization:
Sensor-shift
JPG Quality Levels:
Extra fine, fine, standard
Live View:
Yes
Manual Exposure Mode:
Yes
Manual Focus:
Yes
Maximum Resolution:
6000 x 4000
Maximum Aperture:
Maximum Shutter Speed:
1/8000 sec
Microphone?:
Stereo
Minimum Shutter Speed:
30 sec
Number of Focal Points:
117
Orientation Sensor?:
Yes
Processor:
Bionz X
Remote Control?:
Yes (wired)
Screen Dots:
1230
Screen Size:
3"
Screen Type:
Xtra Fine LCD
Self Timer?:
Yes (2 or 10 sec; continuous (3 or 5 exposures))
Photo Detectors:
25 megapixels
Sensor Size:
Full frame (35.8 x 23.9 mm)
Sensor Type:
CMOS
Shutter Priority:
Yes
Speaker?:
Mono
Storage Types:
SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo
Subject / Scene Modes:
Yes
Timelapse Recording:
No
Touch Screen?:
No
USB:
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Uncompressed Formats:
RAW
Video:
Supports XAVC S codec (50Mbps) and S Log2 flat picture profile
Viewfinder:
Electronic
White Balance Bracketing:
Yes
Weight (With Battery Installed):
599 g (1.32 lb / 21.13 oz)
White Balance Presets:
10
Metering Mode Details:
Multi
Center-weighted
Spot
ASIN(s):
B00PX8CHO6 B089DBBPQD
Maximum ISO (Boosted):
Wireless:
Built-In
Body Construction Material:
Magnesium alloy
Color Space:
sRGB, AdobeRGB
Headphone Port?:
Yes
Microphone Port?:
Yes
MSRP:
$1699 body only $1999 with 28-70mm F3.5-5.6
AE Bracketing:
+/-5 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
Flash Sync Speed:
1/250 sec
Wireless:
with NFC and wireless control via PlayMemories Mobile app
Lens Mount:
Sony E

Sony a7 IV

Resolution:
33 megapixels
Screen Size:
3" screen
Sensor Type:
Full frame sensor
Release Date:
10/21/2021
LCD Movement:
Fully articulated
Autofocus Details:
Contrast Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi-area
Selective single-point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
Live View
Autofocus Light?:
Yes
Battery Type:
Battery Pack
Battery Specs:
NP-FZ100 lithium-ion battery charger
Battery Life:
580
Type:
SLR-style mirrorless
Built-In Flash?:
No
Color Filter:
Primary color filter
Continuous Drive:
10.0 fps
Custom White Balance:
Yes
Dimensions:
131 x 96 x 80 mm (5.16 x 3.78 x 3.15")
Drive Modes:
Effective Pixels:
33 megapixels
Sealed / Weather-Proof?:
Yes
Exposure Compensation:
+/-5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Exposure Modes:
External Flash:
Yes (Multi-interface shoe)
File Format:
Flash Modes:
Flash Range:
Focal Length Equivalent:
Format:
MPEG-4, XAVC S, XAVC HS, XAVC S-I, H.264, H.265
GPS:
None
HDMI:
Yes (Standard)
ISO:
Auto, 100-51200 (expands to 50-204800)
Aspect Ratio(s):
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Image Stabilization:
Sensor-shift
JPG Quality Levels:
Extra fine, fine, normal
Live View:
Yes
Manual Exposure Mode:
Yes
Manual Focus:
Yes
Maximum Resolution:
7008 x 4672
Maximum Aperture:
Maximum Shutter Speed:
1/8000 sec
Microphone?:
Stereo
Minimum Shutter Speed:
30 sec
Number of Focal Points:
759
Orientation Sensor?:
Yes
Processor:
Bionz XR
Remote Control?:
Yes (wireless or smartphone)
Screen Dots:
1036
Screen Size:
3"
Screen Type:
TFT LCD
Self Timer?:
Yes
Photo Detectors:
34 megapixels
Sensor Size:
Full frame (35.6 x 23.8 mm)
Sensor Type:
BSI-CMOS
Shutter Priority:
Yes
Speaker?:
Mono
Storage Types:
One CFexpress Type A/UHS-II SD, One UHS-II SD
Subject / Scene Modes:
No
Timelapse Recording:
Touch Screen?:
Yes
USB:
USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 GBit/sec)
Uncompressed Formats:
RAW
Video:
Viewfinder:
Electronic
White Balance Bracketing:
Yes
Weight (With Battery Installed):
659 g (1.45 lb / 23.25 oz)
White Balance Presets:
7
Metering Mode Details:
Multi
Center-weighted
Highlight-weighted
ASIN(s):
B09JZT6YK5 B0B7ZL362V
Maximum ISO (Boosted):
204800
Wireless:
Built-In
Body Construction Material:
Magnesium alloy
Color Space:
sRGB, Adobe RGB, BT.2020
Headphone Port?:
Yes
Microphone Port?:
Yes
MSRP:
$2499, โ€šยฌ2,800, ยฃ2,400 (body only)
AE Bracketing:
+/-5 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
Flash Sync Speed:
1/250 sec
Wireless:
802.11ac (dual band) + Bluetooth
Lens Mount:
Sony E