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Sony Alpha a7R II

alaTest has collected and analyzed 592 reviews of Sony Alpha a7R II. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. People are impressed by the price and portability. The image quality and usability are also appreciated, whereas there are some mixed reviews about the energy efficiency and battery. Many are negative about the memory and zoom.

performance, usability, image quality, portability, price

zoom, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony Alpha a7R II is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Alpha a7R II

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Sony Alpha a7R II from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony Alpha a7R II

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 117 user reviews of Sony Alpha a7R II from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the image quality and portability. The focus and usability are also appreciated. Opinions about the image stabilizer and battery are mixed. Many are less positive about the energy efficiency and zoom.

performance, usability, focus, portability, image quality

reliability, zoom, energy

91% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Sony Alpha a7R II

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Sony Alpha a7R II from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.ca.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2020

DT Editors' Choice

Expert review by : David Elrich (digitaltrends.com)

Sony A7R II review

 

Sony's feature-packed A7R II is the best camera of 2015.

42.4MP BI full-frame sensor – industry first ; 4K movies ; ISO up to 102,400 ; Can autofocus some Canon lenses (via adapter) ; Five-axis image stabilization

LCD non-touch capable ; EVF has slight lag

Whether it’s photos or videos that you enjoy shooting, the A7R II is a very complex, but terrific all-around camera. It is the best new camera of 2015. We believe any enthusiast photographer will be extremely pleased with its extensive capabilities,...

Nov, 2017

Expert review by (dpreview.com)

Sony Alpha a7R II Review

 

The Sony a7R II is a 42MP full frame mirrorless camera with 5-axis image stabilization, featuring the world's first (and currently only) 35mm BSI CMOS sensor, and including a hybrid autofocus system and 4K video capabilities. It's the fifth in the...

Class-leading low light Raw performance, thanks to the first-ever BSI full-frame CMOS ; Impressive dynamic range in Raw, even at high ISO ; Dramatically improved JPEGs, with sophisticated sharpening and well-controlled noise reduction ; DRO and S-Log2...

No direct AF point control ; Lock-on AF still remains unpredictable and often unreliable ; Camera focuses stopped down in AF-C, often crippling AF at small apertures or in low light ; Eye-AF and Lock-on AF not available with 3rd party lenses, nor in...

The a7R II brings 42MP stills and 4K video to a small, lightweight body. Electronic shutter and in-body image stabilization make for high quality images and video you'll work harder to get, if you get it at all, from comparable DSLRs. BSI-CMOS gives...

Nov, 2015

Expert review by : Jim Fisher (pcmag.com)

Sony Alpha 7R II

 

The Sony Alpha 7R II is a full-frame mirrorless camera that delivers absolutely incredible image and video quality, but it will cost you.

Excellent 42-megapixel image sensor. Superb high ISO imaging. In-body image stabilization. 5fps continuous shooting. Hybrid autofocus system. Hinged rear display. Excellent EVF. Dust- and moisture-resistant design. 4K video capture.

Expensive. Omits PC sync socket. Overly sensitive eye sensor. No built-in flash.

Conclusions The Sony Alpha 7R II is a worthy update to its predecessor. It improves upon image quality, adds in-body image stabilization, offers improved EVF magnification, adds 4K video, and is more comfortable in the hand. But it comes at a pretty...

Oct, 2015

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com)

A full-frame powerhouse, the Sony A7R II full-frame mirrorless camera leaps beyond its predecessor

 

Its excellent photo quality, Improved performance, great video (including support for 4K) and compact, comfortable design speak for themselves.

For the most part, the Sony A7R II delivers terrific photo and video quality in a compact, well-designed body.

Terrible battery life and a mushy shutter mechanism may negatively impact your shooting experience. Also, there's general highlight clipping in still photos and artifacts in some high-ISO-sensitivity shots that we hope Sony can improve via a firmware...

It needs a little more refinement, but overall the Sony A7R II is a great camera for folks who need a high-resolution full-frame model in a more compact design than a dSLR.

Oct, 2015

Expert review by (cnet.com)

Sony Alpha A7R II

 

In the newly reignited war over resolution in pro cameras, Sony's A7R II slips in at 42 megapixels, right between the Canon 5DS R 's 50MP and the Nikon D810 's 36MP. But the camera doesn't really need to claim highest resolution to stand out in the...

For the most part, the Sony A7R II delivers terrific photo and video quality in a compact, well-designed body.

Terrible battery life and a mushy shutter mechanism may negatively impact your shooting experience. Also, there's general highlight clipping in still photos and artifacts in some high-ISO-sensitivity shots that we hope Sony can improve via a firmware...

It needs a little more refinement, but overall the Sony A7R II is a great camera for folks who need a high-resolution full-frame model in a more compact design than a dSLR.

Oct, 2015

Expert review by (dpreview.com)

Sony Alpha 7R II First impressions review

 

42 is a good number - as well as being the answer to life, the universe and everything, it's also the number of millions of photodiodes that Sony has packed onto the sensor of its new a7R II.

Jun, 2015

Expert review by : Michael Palmer (steves-digicams.com)

Sony a7R Mark II

 

Sony's Alpha series of Interchangeable Lens Cameras has a new flagship model for 2015. The Alpha 7R II (model ILCE-7RM2) boasts the world's first back-illuminated full-frame Exmor R CMOS image sensor, with 42.4 megapixels. It also features the BIONZ X...

Jun, 2015

Expert review by : Bryan Carnathan (the-digital-picture.com)

Sony a7R II Review

 

Is the Sony a7R II Mirrorless Digital Camera right for you? Learn all you need to know in The-Digital-Picture.com's review!

May, 2020

Expert review by : Stephen (4k.com)

Sony A7R II 4K Mirrorless Camera Review – Full Frame 42.4 MP 4k Movie Camera

 

With the Sony Alpha a7R II, we get another one of Sony's superb full frame mirrorless cameras in all their photo and video-capable glory, except with this particular shooter, what you get your hands on is the very top of the Sony 4K mirrorless lineup....

42.4 megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor! ; Backlighting on sensor for superb lowlight shooting ; 4K UHD video without pixel binning ; Impressive color and dynamic range ; Excellent HD video recording ; Compatible with A-Mount, E-Mount and Canon lenses ;...

No touch screen capacity ; Selecting focus points is clumsy ; Very expensive ; No lens included

Sony’s A7R II 4K mirrorless full-frame camera is a field shooters dream in terms of specs and internal hardware. If you want to take your photography technology to truly spectacular levels, you almost can’t do better than the A7R II. Video recording in...

Apr, 2016

Essential

Expert review by : Mark Goldstein (photographyblog.com)

Sony A7R II Review

 

The Sony A7R II is the company's new flagship full-frame compact system camera. It features a newly developed back-illuminated full-frame Exmor R CMOS sensor offering a resolution of 42.4 megapixels and no optical low pass filter, built-in 5-axis...

The Sony A7R II is a remarkable camera, both on paper and in practice. Offering a mouth-watering list of desirable features, the A7R II delivers on almost all of its promises, and in many ways out-performs the two cameras that it's most commonly...

Sep, 2015

Price comparison for Sony Alpha a7R II

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$1,149.00 TO SHOP
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$1,998.00 TO SHOP
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World’s first 5-axis in-body image stabilization in a full-frame camera.
$645.00 TO SHOP
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INCREDIBLE DETAIL: Shoot high speed subjects at up to 10fps with continuous, accurate AF/AE tracking
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BUNDLE INCLUDES: Sony Alpha a7II Mirrorless Digital Camera with 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens, Proline Tripod and...
$1,598.00 TO SHOP
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