Sony a9 II Review

Sony a9 II Mirrorless Camera: 24.2MP Full Frame Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera with Continuous AF/AE, 4K Video and Built-in Connectivity - Sony Alpha ILCE9M2/B Body - Black

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The Sony a9 II is a Sony E mount camera from Sony with a 35.6 x 23.8 mm (Full-Frame) CMOS sensor. You can view the best Sony mirrorless cameras here.

The Sony a9 II Mirrorless Camera is a high-end camera that has many features that are popular with photographers. It has a 24.2MP Full-Frame Exmor RS CMOS Sensor, BIONZ X Image Processor & Front-End LSI, 693-Point Phase-Detection AF System, Up to 20 fps Shooting, ISO 100-204800, UHD 4K30p Video, Real-Time Eye AF, Blackout-Free Quad-VGA 3.7m-Dot OLED EVF, 3.0″ 1.44m-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD, 5-Axis SteadyShot INSIDE Stabilization, Dual UHS-II SD Card Slots, Voice Memos, 5 GHz Wi-Fi, 1000BASE-T Ethernet. This camera is a great choice for photographers who want a high-end camera that has many features.

Sony a9 II Key Features

  • 24.2MP Full-Frame Exmor RS CMOS Sensor
  • BIONZ X Image Processor & Front-End LSI
  • 693-Point Phase-Detection AF System
  • Up to 20 fps Shooting
  • ISO 100-204800
  • UHD 4K30p Video
  • Real-Time Eye AF
  • Blackout-Free Quad-VGA 3.7m-Dot OLED EVF
  • 3.0″ 1.44m-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD
  • 5-Axis SteadyShot INSIDE Stabilization
  • Dual UHS-II SD Card Slots
  • Voice Memos
  • 5 GHz Wi-Fi
  • 1000BASE-T Ethernet

Sony a9 II Video Review

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Frequently Asked Questions

What’s included with the Sony a9 II?
Included with the Sony a9 II are: Sony a9 II Mirrorless Camera, Sony NP-FZ100 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (2280mAh), Sony NP-FZ100 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (2280mAh), Sony BC-QZ1 Battery Charger, Sony ALC-B1EM Body Cap for E-Mount Cameras, Shoulder Strap, Accessory Shoe Cap, Eyepiece Cup, USB Type-C Cable, Cable Protector, Limited 1-Year Warranty. You can also usually find Sony a9 II bundle kits with additional accessories and lenses included.

What lens mount does the Sony a9 II have?
The Sony a9 II has a Sony E lens mount. This is a popular lens mount, so you should have no issues finding Sony E lenses. This lens mount is also available on the following cameras: Sony a9 II, Sony ZV-E10

What kind of sensor does the Sony a9 II have?
The Sony a9 II has a 35.6 x 23.8 mm (Full-Frame) CMOS sensor.

What is the resolution of the Sony a9 II?
The Sony a9 II’s 35.6 x 23.8 mm (Full-Frame) CMOS sensor has the following resolutions – Actual: 28.3 Megapixel
Effective: 24.2 Megapixel (6000 x 4000).

Does the Sony a9 II have image stabilization?
The Sony a9 II has Sensor-Shift, 5-Axis image stabilization. Image stabilization is important for photographers interested in shooting in low light without relying on a tripod.

What size and resolution screen does the Sony a9 II have?
The Sony a9 II’s screen is 3.0″ and has a resolution of 1,440,000 Dots.

How many autofocus points does the Sony a9 II have?
The Sony a9 II has the following autofocus points – Phase Detection: 693
Contrast Detection: 425.

What is the material construction of the Sony a9 II?
The Sony a9 II is made of Magnesium Alloy.

Does the Sony a9 II have a built-in ND filter?
The Sony a9 II does not have a built-in ND filter. While having a built-in filter is convenient, you can always buy quality filters for your lenses and have more flexibility.

Can the Sony a9 II shoot photos and video?
The Sony a9 II can shoot stills & video. This is arguably the most important feature to check before purchasing a camera. You don’t want to be caught off guard when you go to shoot video and your camera only takes photos.

What batteries does the Sony a9 II take?
The Sony a9 II takes the following batteries: 1 x NP-FZ100 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion, 7.2 VDC, 2280 mAh (Approx. 500 Shots).

How are the Sony a9 II’s dimensions?
The Sony a9 II has dimensions of 5.07 x 3.8 x 3.05″ / 128.9 x 96.4 x 77.5 mm.

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