Sony A7S II (ILCE-7SM2)
Construction: Magnesium alloy bodyshell, sealed against dust and moisture. Lens Mount: Sony E bayonet (FE). Sensor Type/Size: CMOS, 23.8x35.6 mm. Total Pixels: 12.4 million (maximum image size = 4240x2832 pixels). Focal Length Conversion Factor: None. Storage Medium: Dual format slot for SD/SDHC/ SDXC memory cards with UHS-I support, or Memory Stick PRO Duo/PRO-HG Duo memory cards. Data Compression: Three levels of JPEG compression on three resolution settings plus 14-bit lossless on RAW data. RAW+JPEG capture. Choice of aspect ratios – 3:2 and 16:9. ISO Range: 100-102,400 (extendable to ISO 50, 204,800 and 409,600). Buffer Memory: Up to 64 frames JPEG/large/extra fine or 31 RAW. Maximum Frame Rate: 2.5 per second (5.0 per second in Speed-Priority mode). Video Recording: XAVC S format (MPEG 4 AVC/H .264 compression) – 4K UHD at 3840x2160 pixels, 25 fps (progressive scan) and 16:9 aspect ratio (maximum bit rate is 100 Mbps). Full HD at 1920x1080 pixels; 50, 25 or 24 fps and 16:9 aspect ratio (maximum bit rate is 50 Mbps). Full HD at 1920x1080 pixels, 100 fps and 16:9 aspect ratio (maximum bit rate is 50 Mbps). AVCHD Version 2.0 format (MPEG 4 AVC/H .264 compression) – Full
HD at 1920x1080 pixels; 50, 25 or 24 fps and 16:9 aspect ratio (maximum bit rate is 28 Mbps). MP4 format (MPEG 4 AVC/H .264 compression) – Full HD at 1920x1080 pixels, 50 fps and 16:9 aspect ratio (maximum bit rate is 28 Mbps). HD at 1280x720 pixels, 25 fps and 16:9 aspect ratio (maximum bit rate is 6 Mbps quality). Stereo microphones with auto/manual adjustable levels. Stereo audio input and output. Uncompressed 2K/4K 8-bit 4:2:2 colour output via HDMI connection, nine ‘Picture Profile’ settings with customisable colour and gamma controls (including S-Log2 and S-Log3), time coding, zebra patterns. Autofocusing: Contrast detection system with 169 points with auto/manual selection. Centre-point, zone, flexible spot and expandable flexible spot modes, auto tracking and face detection/registration. Direct manual focusing (DMF) and manual focus assist via magnified image and peaking display. Metering: 1200 points multi-pattern, centreweighted average, spot and P-TTL auto flash. Exposure Modes: Program (with shift), aperture/ shutter-priority auto and manual. Nine subject/ scene programs with auto selection. Shutter: Electronic focal plane, vertical travel, 301/8000 second plus ‘B’, flash sync to 1/250 second. White Balance: Auto, ten presets, one custom setting, auto bracketing, correction (blue-to-amber or magenta-to-green), manual colour temperature setting and CC filters (magenta-to-green and blue-to-amber). Power Source: Rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack. Features: OLED EVF (2.359 megadots), five-axis sensor-based image stabilisation, ‘Multi Terminal Interface’ hotshoe, sensor cleaning, electronic level display, real-time histogram, grid display, 7.62 cm LCD monitor (1.228 megadots) adjustable for tilt, ‘Sweep Panorama’ (2D and 3D), 13 ‘Creative Style’ presets (Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn Leaves, B&W and Sepia), adjustable ‘Creative Style’ parameters (contrast, sharpness and colour saturation), 13 ‘Picture Effect’ settings (Posterisation – Colour/B&W, Pop Colour, Retro Photo, Partial Colour, High Contrast Mono, Toy Camera, Soft High-Key, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-Tone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolour, Illustration), ‘Dynamic Range Optimiser’ (Auto and five manual levels), HDR capture (three exposures with either auto correction or manual adjustment from +/-1.0 to 6.0 EV), lens corrections (Shading, Chromatic Aberration, Distortion), sRGB and Adobe RGB colour spaces, long exposure noise reduction, high ISO noise reduction, luminance/ RGB histograms with highlight/shadow warnings, adjustable image display time, 9/25 thumbnails, auto playback with variable display time, playback zoom (up to 13.3x), WiFi with NFC connectivity, Print Image Matching and DPOF support. Price: $4799.