Sony a7S II (Kit) Black

MPN: ILCE7SM2/B-4  |  EAN: 0636983326778  |  Model: a7S II

Price Information

$4,496.00

as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:43 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Sony a7S II (Kit) Black - ILCE7SM2/B-4 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Mirrorless Camera
Outstanding
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Outstanding
Intermediate Skill Level (Photo)
Very Good
Advanced Skill Level (Video)
Outstanding
Advanced Skill Level (Photo)
Outstanding
Professional Skill Level (Video)
Outstanding
Professional Skill Level (Photo)
Very Good
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Very Good
Travel
Outstanding
Astronomy Photography
Outstanding
Live Streaming
Outstanding
Wildlife Photography
Outstanding
Everyday Life Photography
Outstanding
Event Videos
Outstanding
Landscape Photography
Outstanding
Events Photography
Outstanding
Home Videos
Outstanding
4K Videos
Outstanding
Sports Photography
Outstanding
Vlogging
Outstanding
High FPS Videos
Outstanding
Underwater Photography
Outstanding
Film Making
Outstanding
WiFi Connectivity
Outstanding
Professional Looks
Outstanding
Regular Looks
Outstanding
Bluetooth Connectivity
Outstanding
Camera Body with Lens
Outstanding

Kind of Camera

Selecting the Mirror-less Camera, is a great boon to you photography gear. It has what it takes to produce great shots as beginner or professional grade photos as a seasoned photographer.

Photography Skillset

Point and shoot - If you're not quite the expert yet or you're just getting started in the world of photography, the Sony a7S II will satisfy your needs.

For those who are passionate about photography at a casual level but are prepared to make the occasional technical adjustments, the a7S II is a very straightforward option. At this skill level you'll be comfortable utilising features such as the 169  "Auto Focus points" that this camera comes with.

To get your photos to the quality and spec that your high standards require, your camera should provide you with sufficient controls and tools to achieve this. One example is the range of Auto Focusing Modes that is available on the camera and the a7S II does have a good set of options that caters for photographers with high skill levels.

For the professional photographer, the Sony a7S II makes no compromises. Calibration options on this camera are deep and varied which combines nicely with its generous Image Sensor Size (35.6 x 23.8 mm (mm)).

Video skill level

Simple clips - As a videography noob, this Sony a7S II video camera should be sufficient for your needs.

When you've got deep theoretical and practical knowledge about what makes a great video clip, there's a minimum level - and camera - you'll need to operate with. This camera from Sony with its array of settings works really well for those who are meticulous about what they produce each time they shout action!

Having established yourself as an authority and full-on pro in the world video capture, you'll be looking for a device that goes beyond simply ticking the boxes. With the Sony a7S II, you'll have a great companion for your craft. This model comes with a comprehensive set of controls allowing you deliver excellent results for clients and customers.

Video Scenarios

Streaming video live is a great way to share your experiences and this camera from Sony provides a couple of connectivity options to help you with this.

Recording every moment of the day's events is precious and this device certainly delivers. While the camera is rolling it has a handy Image stabilization feature built-in.

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 a7S II is a great companion to have.

For your Video posts - This camera comes with an image stabilizer which reduces any wobbling in your recordings. In addition, the size of the image sensor (35.6 x 23.8 mm mm), helps with the actual quality of the recorded image. It also packs in Wi-Fi in this neat package.

High definition entertainment - While shooting a variety of scenes for your next release, this camera has you covered due to the (35.6 x 23.8 mm mm image sensor it houses. 

Other Video needs

Ultra High Definition - you'll be able to capture immersive and highly detailed footage with this camera's 4K capability.

If you're looking for that silky-smooth rendering of your videos, this camera has got it as its able to handle 120 FPS at 1080p resolutions.

Photo Scenarios

Whether its a simple photo of a star constellation or advanced shot of planet trails, you'll need a camera that supports a RAW file setting and the ability change lens to suit you situation. Fortunately, the Sony a7S II actually has both capabilities.

As you go about your business each day, there are moments or situations that come up that you'll want to capture on camera. The Sony a7S II makes for a great partner for taking those everyday shots, whether planned or spontaneous. 

Actions shots are for more engaging than people posing for a photograph at events. The Sony a7S II comes with Auto Focus Tracking which helps ensure people in motion still look sharp in your photos.

Whether it's golf or tennis and everything in-between, the Tracking Focus capability in this camera allows you maintain your subject as the centre of attention even while in motion. It's Continuous Shooting Mode also helps take multiple shots in a couple of seconds allowing you assess a set of options you can pick from.

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.

As you make trips around the world, every moment tells a story. For this, a good camera is crucial and the a7S II is a great option for travel. It's got a combined zoom capability allowing you get a closer look at items that can't be reached easily.^506^*}

In scenarios where animals are darting about, the burst mode on this camera comes in handy as well as it's Tracking Focus capability. The combination of these features and the 35.6 x 23.8 mm (mm) Image Sensor on this camera, provides you with a device that suits your wildlife photography needs - whether tranquil or dramatic.

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

With this model, you no longer need to worry about carrying cables for data transfer all the time as it comes with Wi-FI.

Style

This device showcases a refined taste in mobile devices due to clean lines and a premium look.

When you're more concerned about what your camera does than how it looks, the a7S II is a safe bet.

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Technical Specifications

Sony a7S II (Kit) Black - ILCE7SM2/B-4 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Product Colour Black, White
Camera
Aperture Priority AE Yes
Aperture Range (F-F) 4.5-5.6
Image Formats Supported JPEG, RAW
Photo Effects 1
Scene Modes Present Yes
Flash
External Flash Connector Yes
Focusing
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Points 169
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection 1
Face Detection Yes
Manual Focus Yes
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity (max) 409600
Manual Exposure Yes
Shutter
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Shutter Priority AE Yes
Video
4K Video Capable Yes
Camcorder Media Type SD, SDHC, SDXC
Live stream capable 1
Max FPS @4K 30
Maximum Video Resolution 3840 x 2160 pixels
Video Formats Supported AVCHD, H.264, MP4, MPEG4
Video Recording Yes
Audio
Audio Formats Supported AAC LC, AC3, DD 2ch, LPCM
Audio System Stereo
Built-in Microphone Yes
Headphone Output Type 3.5
Headphone Outputs 1
Microphone In Yes
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
Wind Filter Yes
Lens System
Interchangeable Lens Present 1
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 600 mm
Minimum Aperture Number 4.5
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 150 mm
Display
Vari-angle LCD Display Yes
Viewfinder
Diopter Adjustment (D-D) -4 to +3
Diopter Correction Yes
Electronic Viewfinder Yes
Viewfinder Type Electronic
Sensor
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 35.6 x 23.8 mm
Sensor Format Full-frame
Sensor Type CMOS
Other Features
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity 1
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
USB 2.0 (Micro USB) Ports Quantity 1
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC) Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Standards b/g/n
Weight & Dimensions
Weight 584 g