Sony have announced the Sony A7S II, featuring internal 4K recording at the IBC Show in Amsterdam


Sony has announced an update to the highly successful A7S camera, the A7S II. The new camera features internal 4K recording, something that was only available via an external recorder on the previous camera. It also add the 5 axis image stabilisation that has featured on the A7 II and A7R II, as well as a the having the same body design as these two cameras.

The A7S II will be available in the UK in November with the price expected to be around £2,500


Here is a quick round up of the key specs, but stay tuned for more photos and details shortly

  • Ultra High sensitivity ISO 409600
  • XAVC S 4K 30/25/24fps MP4 Wrapper 4:2:0 sampling 100 and 60 Mbps Bit-Rate
  • Wide Dynamic Range
  • 4K video with internal recording and full pixel readout with no binning
  • 5 axis image stabilisation for stills and movesSony A7S II back
  • Low light high speed AF with enhanced accuracy
  • 4.5EV image stabilsaition
  • Silent shutter is 50% quieter than the A7S
  • Clean 4K HDMI outputSony A7S II LCD screen
  • S-Log3 gamma offers better tonal reproduction from shadow to midtone (18% grey) compared to S-Log2.
  • S-Log2 is also available
  • AF in Video shooting is 2x faster than the previous A7S
  • 169 point AF
  • EVF XGA OLED Tru-Finder
  • Full magnesium alloy body
  • Stronger lens mount for larger lenses
  • 500k shutter cycles
  • Image stabilisation is 4.5EV better than the A7S
  • Shutter is 50% quieter than the A7S

    Editor Richard Sibley with the new Sony A7S II

    Editor Richard Sibley with the new Sony A7S II