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Sony Alpha a7S II

alaTest has collected and analyzed 166 reviews of Sony Alpha a7S II. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers really like the low light performance and image quality. The portability and performance also get good feedback. There are some negative views about the flash and viewfinder, and the durability and sensor get mixed views.

usability, performance, portability, image quality, low-light

viewfinder, flash

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony Alpha a7S II is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony Alpha a7S II

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 user reviews of Sony Alpha a7S II from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the price and image quality. The portability and usability are also appreciated, but there are mixed views on the shutter and reliability. Many are negative about the flash and viewfinder.

performance, usability, portability, image quality, price

screen, viewfinder, flash

84% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Sony Alpha a7S II

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Sony Alpha a7S II from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 1.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.ca.

0% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2020

Highly Recommended

Expert review by : Joshua Waller (ephotozine.com)

Sony Alpha A7S Mark II Expert Review

 

Read our full review of the new Sony Alpha A7S Mark II - the 12 megapixel camera with 4K video recording.

Improved handling and design ; Excellent image quality ; Excellent ISO range ; 4K video can be recorded internally ; MicroUSB charging / power ; 5-axis image stabilisation ; Wi-Fi and NFC ; Sony PlayMemories Apps ; Dual-axis electronic level

12 megapixels may not be enough for stills photographers ; Camera video fussy about memory cards ; Shorter battery life than previous model ; Focus struggled in low-light at times

For the serious videographer, or movie maker, the advanced options available for high quality video output that the Sony Alpha A7S Mark II provides will be most welcome, and compared to some of the competition, particularly traditional video cameras,...

Feb, 2016

DT Recommended Product

Expert review by : David Elrich (digitaltrends.com)

Sony A7S II review

 

Sony's A7S II is the ultimate low-light shooter for night owls.

Just like its predecessor, the A7S II earns our Recommended badge, given the enhancements. There’s a lot of cool technology and it’s a great-performing camera, but it isn’t for everyone. This camera is geared to specific shooters who really like...

Dec, 2015

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com)

Next-gen Sony A7S II full-frame mirrorless now does 4K on the inside

 

Sony's full-frame Mark II hat trick concludes with an update to its low-light and video-optimized mirrorless model.

Sep, 2015

Expert review by : William Brawley (imaging-resource.com)

Sony A7S II Review

 

The Sony A7S II takes the A7S to the next level. The redesigned camera body, improved autofocus, and bevy of new features make the A7S II a very capable full-frame mirrorless camera no matter the lighting conditions. With its 12.2-megapixel full-frame...

Comfortable and surprisingly compact camera body; Improved low light performance; Built-in image stabilization; Wide range of usable ISOs; More sophisticated autofocus performance; Excellent video capabilities

Relatively low resolution; Mediocre continuous shooting performance; No built-in flash; No losslessly compressed RAW option

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Nov, 2015

Expert review by (stuff.tv_in)

Sony A7S II review

 

The sequel to Sony's movie master is even better than before

Superb video quality ; Great in low light conditions ; Metal-bodied toughness

It’s really expensive

A marked improvement on the already-impressive A7S, delivering top class low light and video performance.

Mar, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony Alpha A7S II

 

The design

Bad battery life

Apr, 2017

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony Alpha A7S II

 

The menus are fiddly

Jan, 2017

Consumer review (sony.com)

Great Camera but why no Time Lapse?

 

I bought this camera because of it's 4k, low-light and slo-mo capabilities, it did not disappoint in any of these respects. In fact I have since bought a second one so that I can keep one attached to a Ronin M Gimbal or Edelkrone Slider system and the...

Jun, 2016

Consumer review (sony.com)

Good low light cine camera

 

I am very pleased with the performance of this camera in low light conditions, but this becomes difficult on bright days externally. The camera could do with an internal ND filter or warning that ND filters are really necessary to avoid over exposure....

May, 2016

Consumer review (sony.com)

Slow motion, low light capabilities

 

Awesome piece of equipment with great features. Brilliant low light capabilities, great ergonomics.

May, 2016

Price comparison for Sony Alpha a7S II

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The Sony A7S II is a 12.2 megapixel, full-frame mirrorless camera offering ultra-high sensitivity up to an...
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Sony Used Sony Alpha A7S II
The Sony A7S II is a 12.2 megapixel, full-frame mirrorless camera offering ultra-high sensitivity up to an...
£1189.00 TO SHOP
Sony Used Sony Alpha A7S II
The Sony A7S II is a 12.2 megapixel, full-frame mirrorless camera offering ultra-high sensitivity up to an...
£1189.00 TO SHOP
Sony Used Sony Alpha A7S II
The Sony A7S II is a 12.2 megapixel, full-frame mirrorless camera offering ultra-high sensitivity up to an...
£1189.00 TO SHOP
Sony Used Sony Alpha A7S II
The Sony A7S II is a 12.2 megapixel, full-frame mirrorless camera offering ultra-high sensitivity up to an...
£1189.00 TO SHOP
Sony Used Sony Alpha A7S II
The Sony A7S II is a 12.2 megapixel, full-frame mirrorless camera offering ultra-high sensitivity up to an...
£1189.00 TO SHOP
Sony Used Sony Alpha A7S II
The Sony A7S II is a 12.2 megapixel, full-frame mirrorless camera offering ultra-high sensitivity up to an...
£1354.00 TO SHOP
Sony Used Sony Alpha A7S II
The Sony A7S II is a 12.2 megapixel, full-frame mirrorless camera offering ultra-high sensitivity up to an...
£1354.00 TO SHOP
Sony Used Sony Alpha A7S II
The Sony A7S II is a 12.2 megapixel, full-frame mirrorless camera offering ultra-high sensitivity up to an...
£1354.00 TO SHOP
Sony Used Sony Alpha A7S II
The Sony A7S II is a 12.2 megapixel, full-frame mirrorless camera offering ultra-high sensitivity up to an...
£1354.00 TO SHOP

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