Welcome to my Sony a7S II (ILCE-7SM2) resource page. Here you will find the latest firmware version for the a7S II, user guides, FAQs and product images.
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Sony a7S II Overview
The Sony a7S II was announced on September 11th, 2015 and only around 18 months after the very first Sony a7S was introduced.
Due to this time between releases the improvements over the a7S are pretty minimal, with the main difference being the introduction of sensor-shift image stabilization with the a7S II.
Here’s an example of the a7S II in action:
Sony a7S II Key Specs
- 12.2 megapixel 35mm full frame Exmor CMOS sensor
- Bionz X processor
- ISO 100-102400 (expandable to ISO 50-409600)
- 169 AF points (25 contrast-detection points, plus nine central AF points) divided into 16 segments
- 5-axis built-in stabilization
- Internal 4K movie recording featuring full pixel readout without pixel binning
- S-Gamut3.Cine/S-Log3 and S-Gamut3/S-Log3
- 120fps Full HD recording
- 0.78x magnification XGA OLED viewfinder
- Silent Shooting
- Clean HDMI output
- Eye AF works with AF-C
- 627g / 22.12oz with battery and memory card
You can find the full Sony a7S II details and specifications over on Sony’s product page.
Sony a7S II FAQs
The Sony a7S II was announced on September 11th, 2015.
The single memory card slot supports SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I compliant) and Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo cards.
Sony NP-FW50 lithium ion rechargeable battery.
Yes. The Sony a7S II is a full-frame 35-mm camera.
Sony claim that the a7S II is dust and moisture resistant, they don’t claim that it is fully waterproof and you should therefore use a rain cover if using the camera in wet weather.
The Sony a7S II has a 12.2 megapixel sensor.
The a7S II can record 4K (QFHD: 3840 x 2160) movies internally in full-frame format.
627g / 22.12oz with battery and memory card.
The Sony a7S II box only includes: rechargeable battery NP-FW50, cable protector, AC adaptor AC-UUD11, battery charger BC-VW1, shoulder strap, body cap, accessory shoe cap, eyepiece cup, micro USB cable.
The maximum fps (frames per second) for the mechanical shutter of the a7S II is 5 fps.
The recording limit of the a7S II is 29 minutes and 59 seconds.
Yes. The a7S II does have a silent / electronic shutter option.