Sony ILCE-7M2

MPN: ILCE7M2B.CEC  |  EAN: 4548736001701  |  Model: ILCE-7M2

Price Information

1,299.00

as at 24 Sep 19 | 6:30 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Sony ILCE-7M2 - ILCE7M2B.CEC Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Mirrorless Camera
Outstanding
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Outstanding
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Outstanding
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Outstanding
Intermediate Skill Level (Photo)
Outstanding
Sports Photography
Outstanding
Film Making
Outstanding
Underwater Photography
Outstanding
Low-light Videos
Outstanding
Travel
Outstanding
Wildlife Photography
Outstanding
Astronomy Photography
Outstanding
Event Videos
Outstanding
Landscape Photography
Outstanding
Everyday Life Photography
Outstanding
Home Videos
Outstanding
High FPS Videos
Outstanding
Events Photography
Outstanding
Vlogging
Outstanding
WiFi Connectivity
Outstanding
Regular Looks
Outstanding
Camera Body Only
Outstanding
Bluetooth Connectivity
Outstanding

Kind of Camera

The Mirror-less Camera is a very good option for taking those shots with a professional flair. The ability to change lenses and tweak a variety of photo settings can be quite powerful. 

Photography Skillset

Simple shots - As a photography noob, this Sony  ILCE-7M2 camera would suit you adequately.

For those who are passionate about photography at a casual level but are prepared to make the occasional technical adjustments, the ILCE-7M2 is a very straightforward option. At this skill level you'll be comfortable utilising features such as the 117  "Auto Focus points" that this camera comes with.

Video skill level

Casual videos - If the technicalities involved in altering video settings are not a priority, then this Sony device is a very good option!

Even though recording videos is a passion, you're not necessarily looking to go pro. You're content with making tweaks to a couple of settings to suit the shot you're about to take. The ILCE-7M2 is very accessible which makes it suitable for this.

Video Scenarios

For those special occasions, this Sony camera is a great companion as you traverse the floor. It comes with an Image Stabilizer which helps maintain a steady shot while recording.

Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Sony  ILCE-7M2 is a great companion to have.

Self made video content - Whether its in a specialist niche or broad subject area, video content is king (or queen) these days. With an image sensor size of 35.8 x 23.9 mm (mm), this camera can deliver really good image quality in your videos. It's also got Wi-Fi so if you can still make your transfers even if you're not with your cables.

Capture the drama - This Sony camera is is good partner for your craft. Filming in different situations  requires a really good Image sensor and this camera packs one that measures at 35.8 x 23.9 mm mm which works very well for your needs. 

Other Video needs

If you're looking for that silky-smooth rendering of your videos, this camera has got it as its able to handle 60 FPS at 1080p resolutions.

Low light recording can be tricky, however this camera has got what it takes to help you through that. This is because its minimum aperture number combined with it's maximum ISO sensitivity can produce crispy images with minimal noise.

Photo Scenarios

In taking those celestial photographs, the image sensor size a key component which measures at 35.8 x 23.9 mm (mm) for this particular camera model. You'll also want to shoot using the RAW file format to maximise the details you capture. Good news is, this camera supports that format!

There are times when you just want to take simple but great photos of things around you without bothering too much about camera settings. For that purpose, the ILCE-7M2 is a really good choice. 

Its important to ensure the celebrant (or special guests) are in clear view in every photo taken. Keeping them in focus while they're moving about is one of the great features that comes with the ILCE-7M2.

As lots of sports happen at night or in-doors, the image sensor size plays an important role in image quality during low light conditions. In addition to its 35.8 x 23.9 mm(mm) sensor size, the Sony  ILCE-7M2, also comes with a Tracking Focus mode which is great for photos were the subject is constantly moving.

Taking photos while underwater is a lot of fun. You'll be able to bathe the subject of your photograph with the colours and hues only found when taking shots in an aquatic environment.

Whether on holiday or exploring new places, this camera from Sony is a great choice. Taking photos of what's around you - near and far - with the ILCE-7M2 is a breeze.

From ants to zebras, a camera for nature's mosaic needs to have a great image sensor which is why the 35.8 x 23.9 mm (mm) that comes with this model works well for this scenario. It comes with a Continuous Shooting Mode allowing you to take successive shots rapidly. 

If you've got requirements to take photos of a variety of landscapes, then the presence of multiple scene modes on a camera is helpful in order to setup quickly and start shooting. This model from Sony has got this capability making it a suitable option for your needs. In addition, this model has the ability to select what parts of your frame you would like to focus on before you take the shot.

Other considerations

Transferring your shots from your camera to another device is made even more convenient with the in-built Wi-FI capability of this camera.

Style

It looks simple, capable and doesn't stand out in any particular way.

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Technical Specifications

Sony ILCE-7M2 - ILCE7M2B.CEC Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Camera Type Mirrorless
Product Colour Black
Camera
Anti-dust Function Yes
Aperture Priority AE Yes
Image Formats Supported JPEG, RAW
Multi Burst Mode Yes
Orientation Sensor Yes
Panorama Mode Yes
Photo Effects 1
Playback Modes Slideshow
Scene Modes Close-up (macro), Night, Night portrait, Portrait, Sports, Landscape (scenery)
Scene Modes Present Yes
Self-timer Delay 2, 10 s
White Balance Auto, Cloudy, Color Temperature, Color Temperature Filter, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent (Cool White), Fluorescent (Day White), Fluorescent (Daylight), Fluorescent (Warm White), Incandescent, Shade, Underwater
Flash
External Flash Connector Yes
Flash Exposure Correction ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
Flash Modes Auto, Fill-in, Flash off, Pre-flash, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization
Flash Sync-speed 0.004 s
Pre-flash Yes
Focusing
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Points 117
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection 1
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes Centre weighted Auto Focus, Continuous Auto Focus, Contrast Detection Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus, Spot Auto Focus
Face Detection Yes
Focus Adjustment Auto/Manual
Manual Focus Yes
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock Yes
ISO Sensitivity 50, 100, 25600, 51200, Auto
ISO Sensitivity (max) 51200
ISO Sensitivity (min) 50
Light Exposure Correction ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
Light Exposure Modes AUTO (iAUTO, Superior Auto), Programmed AE (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter-speed priority (S), Manual (M), Scene Selection, Sweep Panorama, Movie
Light Metering Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
Manual Exposure Yes
Shutter
Camera Shutter Speed 30 - 1/8000 s
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed 1/8000 s
Shutter Priority AE Yes
Shutter Speed (photo) 30 - 1/8000 s
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 60 s
Video
Camcorder Media Type Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Full HD Yes
HD Type Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 60 fps
Speakers 1
Supported Aspect Ratios 3:2, 16:9
Video Formats Supported AVCHD, MP4
Video Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 640 x 480, 1440 x 1080, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Audio
Audio Formats Supported AAC LC, LCPM
Audio System Dolby Digital
Built-in Microphone Yes
Headphone Output Type 3.5
Headphone Outputs 1
Microphone In Yes
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
Microphone Port - Size 3.5
Lens System
Interchangeable Lens Present 1
Lens Mount Interface Sony E
Storage
Compatible Memory Cards MS PRO Duo, MS Pro-HG Duo, MS XC-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Display
Built-in Display Yes
Display TFT
Display Diagonal 3 "
Display Resolution (numeric) 1228800 pixels
Field Of View 100 %
Flip-out Screen Yes
Vari-angle LCD Display Yes
Viewfinder
Diopter Adjustment (D-D) -4 to +3
Diopter Correction Yes
Electronic Viewfinder Yes
Magnification 0.71 x
Viewfinder Screen Size 0.5 "
Viewfinder Type Electronic
Sensor
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 35.8 x 23.9 mm
Megapixel 24.3 MP
Sensor Format Full-frame
Sensor Type CMOS
Total Megapixels 24.7 MP
Other Features
Aspect Ratio 3:2
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity 1
HDMI Connector Type D
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
USB 2.0 (Micro USB) Ports Quantity 1
USB 2.0 Connectors 1
USB Connector Micro-USB
USB Connector Type B
USB Version 2.0
Battery
Battery Life (CIPA Standard) 350 shots
Battery Type NP-FW50
Power Source Type Battery
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC) Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Standards b/g/n
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included Yes
Cables Included USB
Certificates
Certification CE
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 59.7 mm
Height 95.7 mm
Weight 556 g
Weight (including Battery) 599 g
Width 126.9 mm
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 pixels
Still Image Resolution(s) 6000 x 40003936 x 26243008 x 20003936 x 26243008 x 20001968 x 13126000 x 33763936 x 22163008 x 16883936 x 22163008 x 16881968 x 1112