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Compare Sony a7S II vs Sony a5100

Reviews

Neo score
51%
50%
Pros
  • Rather compact
  • Weather-sealed
  • Great low-light capability
  • Exceptionally compact
  • Very light
  • Lacks weather sealing
Cons
  • Menu not touch-enabled
  • Very low 5.0 fps burst rate
  • Very low 12 MP resolution
  • Viewfinder with low 0.78x magnification
  • Low resolution EVF
  • Lacks intervalometer for timelapse
  • Low 6.0 fps burst rate

Price

MSRP
3000 USD
549 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Connectivity

Ports
HDMI + Headphone + Microphone + Remote Control + USB 2.0
HDMI + Remote Control + USB 2.0
Wireless Connectivity
802.11b/g/n with NFC
802.11b/g/n with NFC

Construction

Form Factor
Mirrorless camera
Mirrorless camera
Image Size
Full frame (35.6 x 23.8 mm)
APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
Lens Mount
Sony E-mount
Sony E-mount
Microphone
Stereo
Stereo
Sensor | Resolution
12 MP (4240 x 2832)
24 MP (6000 x 4000)
Sensor | Type
CMOS
CMOS
Speakers
Mono
Mono

Dimensions

Size | Depth
60 mm / 2.36 in
36 mm / 1.42 in
Size | Height
96 mm / 3.78 in
63 mm / 2.48 in
Size | Width
127 mm / 5.00 in
110 mm / 4.33 in
Weight
627 g / 22.16 oz
283 g / 10.00 oz

Display

Display Diagonal
3 inch
3 inch
Display Type
Tilting TFT-LCD
Tilting TFT LCD
Resolution
1,228,800 dots
921,600 dots
Viewfinder | Coverage
100%
Viewfinder | Magnification
0.78x
Viewfinder | Resolution
2,359,296 dots
Viewfinder | Type
Electronic
None

Function

AE Bracketing
±5 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
±3 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
Autofocus
169 focus points
179 focus points
Crop Factor
1.0
1.5
Exposure Compensation
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Exposure Mode
Auto / Aperture Priority / Shutter Priority / Manual
Auto / Aperture Priority / Shutter Priority / Manual
Flash
Built-in
GPS
No
No
ISO Range
100 ~ 102400 (expands to 50 ~ 409600)
100 ~ 25600
Image Stabilization
5-axis
No
Intervalometer
No
Yes
Processor
Bionz X
Bionz X
Touch Screen
No
Yes
Video Codecs
MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
Weather Resistance
Yes
No

Performance

Battery Life
370 shots
400 shots
Flash Range
4.00 m
Max Burst Rate
5.0 fps
6.0 fps
Storage
SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo
SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo

Production

Battery
NP-FW50 lithium-ion battery and charger
NP-FW50 lithium-ion battery and USB charger
Debut
2015-09-11
2014-08-18
Model Name
ILCE-7SM2
ILCE-5100
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