Cam1 vs Cam2

Sony a7R II vs. Sony a9

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 a7R II

Resolution:
42 megapixels
Screen Size:
3" screen
Sensor Type:
Full frame sensor
Release Date:
6/10/2015
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:
290
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:
42 megapixels
Sealed / Weather-Proof?:
Yes
Exposure Compensation:
+/-5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Exposure Modes:
External Flash:
Yes (via hot shoe)
File Format:
Flash Modes:
Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Rear Sync, Slow Sync, Red-eye reduction, Hi-speed sync, Wireless
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:
Auto, 100-25600 (expands to 50-102400)
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:
7952 x 5304
Maximum Aperture:
Maximum Shutter Speed:
1/8000 sec
Microphone?:
Stereo
Minimum Shutter Speed:
30 sec
Number of Focal Points:
399
Orientation Sensor?:
Yes
Processor:
Bionz X
Remote Control?:
Yes (wired or via smartphone)
Screen Dots:
1228
Screen Size:
3"
Screen Type:
TFT LCD
Self Timer?:
Yes (2 or 10 sec; continuous (3 or 5 exposures))
Photo Detectors:
44 megapixels
Sensor Size:
Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm)
Sensor Type:
BSI-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:
Yes (via downloadable app)
Touch Screen?:
No
USB:
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Uncompressed Formats:
RAW
Video:
headphone and microphone ports, XLR support via adapter
Viewfinder:
Electronic
White Balance Bracketing:
Yes
Weight (With Battery Installed):
625 g (1.38 lb / 22.05 oz)
White Balance Presets:
10
Metering Mode Details:
Multi
Center-weighted
Spot
ASIN(s):
B00ZDWGFR2 B013WOFNXE
Maximum ISO (Boosted):
102400
Wireless:
Built-In
Body Construction Material:
Magnesium alloy
Color Space:
sRGB, AdobeRGB
Headphone Port?:
Yes
Microphone Port?:
Yes
MSRP:
$3199/ โ€šยฌ3500 (body only)
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:
802.11b/g/n with NFC
Lens Mount:
Sony E

Sony a9

Resolution:
24 megapixels
Screen Size:
3" screen
Sensor Type:
Full frame sensor
Release Date:
4/19/2017
LCD Movement:
Tilting
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
Battery Life:
650
Type:
SLR-style mirrorless
Built-In Flash?:
No
Color Filter:
Primary color filter
Continuous Drive:
20.0 fps
Custom White Balance:
Yes
Dimensions:
127 x 96 x 63 mm (5 x 3.78 x 2.48")
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 hot shoe or flash sync port)
File Format:
Flash Modes:
Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Red-eye reduction, Wireless, Hi-speed sync
Flash Range:
Focal Length Equivalent:
Format:
MPEG-4, AVCHD, H.264
GPS:
None
HDMI:
Yes (micro-HDMI)
ISO:
Auto, ISO 100-51200 (expands to 50-204800)
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:
Maximum Resolution:
6000 x 4000
Maximum Aperture:
Maximum Shutter Speed:
1/8000 sec
Microphone?:
Stereo
Minimum Shutter Speed:
30 sec
Number of Focal Points:
693
Orientation Sensor?:
Yes
Processor:
BIONZ X
Remote Control?:
Yes (Wired or wireless)
Screen Dots:
1440
Screen Size:
3"
Screen Type:
TFT LCD
Self Timer?:
Yes (2, 5, 10 secs + continuous, 3 or 5 frames)
Photo Detectors:
28 megapixels
Sensor Size:
Full frame (35.6 x 23.8 mm)
Sensor Type:
Stacked CMOS
Shutter Priority:
Yes
Speaker?:
Mono
Storage Types:
Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC slots (One of which UHS-II compatible)
Subject / Scene Modes:
No
Timelapse Recording:
Touch Screen?:
Yes
USB:
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Uncompressed Formats:
RAW
Video:
Viewfinder:
Electronic
White Balance Bracketing:
Yes (3 frames, H/L selectable)
Weight (With Battery Installed):
673 g (1.48 lb / 23.74 oz)
White Balance Presets:
10
Metering Mode Details:
Multi
Center-weighted
Highlight-weighted
ASIN(s):
B089DB462R
Maximum ISO (Boosted):
204800
Wireless:
Built-In
Body Construction Material:
Magnesium alloy
Color Space:
sRGB, Adobe RGB
Headphone Port?:
Yes
Microphone Port?:
Yes
MSRP:
$4500/ยฃ4500
AE Bracketing:
+/-6 (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:
802.11b/g/n + NFC + Bluetooth
Lens Mount:
Sony E