- 33MP Full-Frame Exmor R BSI Sensor
- BIONZ XR Image Processor
- Shooting Up to 10 fps/ ISO 50-204800
- 10-Bit Full-Frame 4K30p Video
- S-Log3/ S-Gamut3/S-Cinetone/User LUTs
- 7 Stops of In-Body Image Stabilization
- 759-Point Phase Detection/ 94% Coverage
- 2.36m-Dot OLED Electronic Viewfinder
- 3" 1.03m-Dot Vari-Angle LCD Touchscreen
- Internal Mic + Inputs/USB Streaming
Full-frame CMOS image sensor with 33.0 effective megapixels
The Sony a7C II Mirrorless Camera is the perfect camera for photographers and videographers who want the best of both worlds. With its 33.0 megapixel Exmor R™ CMOS image sensor, the a7C II delivers outstanding performance and excellent image quality for both stills and movies. The camera also features a high-speed readout, high sensitivity from ISO 100 to ISO 51200, low noise, and highly accurate color reproduction.
Advanced BIONZ XR™ engine
With its advanced BIONZ XR processing engine, the a7C II delivers an astonishing eight times more processing power than its predecessor. Say goodbye to lag and hello to seamless performance as this powerhouse minimizes processing latency, ensuring you never miss a moment. Whether you're capturing breathtaking landscapes or fast-paced action shots, this camera guarantees natural gradations, realistic colors, and low noise for superior image quality that will leave everyone in awe.
Consistently accurate exposure and color
Employing the latest processing engine combined with an advanced AE algorithm, theα7C II can detect the skin area of faces and adjust exposure accordingly for both stills and movies. This camera gives you the ultimate control over your image – get perfect lighting no matter what the scene or shooting conditions. Forget about worrying about backlighting, shadows or direct sunlight – this camera will perfectly adjust exposure no matter where you’re capturing. Plus, the α7C II delivers incredible image quality and color reproduction to renders you’re art.
Realize your vision with Creative Look
Designed to set the visual mood, the Sony a7C II comes with Creative Look, a revolutionary feature that allows you to customize your presets and capture the world exactly the way you envision it. With 10 presets at your fingertips, you have the power to create awe-inspiring stills and movies that will leave your audience spellbound. Whether you're a professional photographer or a passionate hobbyist, the possibilities are endless.
Selectable RAW image sizes and quality
No matter if you're taking a picture of your next vacation destination or of an impressive milestone event, make sure you get the best shot every time. Plus, with three lossless-compression image sizes (S/M/L) and an ultra-light image quality selection for JPEG and HEIF images, you'll always be able to make sure your photos look perfect. New and experienced photographers alike will appreciate this camera and all its features, and the results you get will be sure to impress!
Advanced optical 5-axis image stabilization
Offering the same stunning picture quality and functionality as larger cameras in an incredibly compact body, this tiny powerhouse is perfect for capturing and creating beautiful images from any setting. With high precision image stabilization, advanced gyro sensors, and optimized algorithms that can effectively compensate for up to 7.0-steps of camera shake, you can get perfect still shots even in the most challenging situations. And, the compatibility with lenses that have built-in image stabilization makes it easy to frame up your shots at any distance without sacrificing image sharpness.
Outstanding 4K movie recording up to 60p/50p
The Sony a7C II Mirrorless Camera is the perfect camera for photographers and videographers who want the best of both worlds. With its compact size and lightweight design, the a7C II is easy to carry around all day, while its full-frame sensor and advanced features deliver stunning image quality. The a7C II features a 24.2MP Exmor R BSI CMOS sensor and the latest BIONZ XR processing engine, which together deliver incredible image quality with low noise and high dynamic range. The camera also offers a wide range of shooting modes, including 4K 60p/5
S-Cinetone™ to easily create a cinematic look
Utilizing the same color science from Sony's highly regarded Cinema Line, S-Cinetone delivers natural mid-tones that are essential to healthy-looking skin tones, plus soft colors and gorgeous highlights.
Advanced movie recording for simpler post-production
In-camera 10-bit 4:2:2 recording is available when using Long GOP or All-Intra compression, making it possible to color grade for fuller, more natural gradations while generally providing greater editing freedom.
Log recording for powerful creative possibilities
The α7C II boasts an S-Log gamma curve that emphasizes gradation characteristics from shadows to mid-grey (18% grey), achieving 14+ stops of latitude. S-Gamut3 and S-Gamut3.Cine color gamut settings are also provided. You can apply a custom LUT (Look Up Table) with a Log gamma curve to preview how the footage will look in post-production, or to even record footage conveniently with a PP LUT already applied.
Active Mode image stabilization supports handheld movie shooting
This powerful camera boasts Active Mode, a feature that provides superior image stabilization. It's equipped with a precision image stabilization unit, advanced gyro sensors, and an optimized image stabilization algorithm that produces smooth and stable footage. On top of that, compatible lenses with their own advanced image stabilization combines with the camera body to create an incredibly effective control system.
Stay focused with Real-time Tracking
Select a subject and let Real-time Tracking do the work for you — the camera automatically detects and tracks the subject, keeping the focus with a high level of accuracy.
Breathing compensation for consistent angle of view
The Sony a7C II boasts the unique breathing compensation function, taking your movie-making experience to a whole new level. This function, when activated, works seamlessly with Sony's Clear Image Zoom technology, allowing you to capture movies with unparalleled stability and precision. Say goodbye to blurry shots and hello to professional-grade videos that will dazzle and impress.
AI processing unit for advanced subject recognition
The α7C II is equipped with an AI processing unit specifically dedicated to processing significant amounts of data, enabling more accurate recognition of subjects and recognition of a wider range of subject types.
Human pose estimation for accurate subject recognition
With its innovative AI processing unit, this remarkable camera can accurately recognize human movement like never before. Say goodbye to blurry or missed shots—thanks to its significant improvement in human eye recognition, the α7C II ensures that every detail is captured with precision and clarity. Whether you're capturing a candid smile or a heartwarming embrace, this camera effortlessly locks onto your subject, allowing you to immortalize the most organic and authentic moments with ease.
Reliable recognition of a wider range of subjects
Unleash the power of incredible photography with the Sony a7C II Mirrorless Camera. With a newly enhanced AI processing unit, this camera is capable of delivering detailed, vibrant shots and videos for every adventure. Enjoy the added convenience of human, animal, bird, insect, car/train, and airplane recognition. Now you can easily snap pictures of family, friends, and furry companions. Plus, animal recognition now includes the eyes of some small grazing animals and even recognizes them when their eyes are hidden from view. Finally, bird recognization gives you the ability to pinpoint the eyes of birds and recognize their heads and bodies! Whether you're a professional or an amateur enthusiast, the Sony a7C II Mirrorless Camera will take your photography skills to the next level.
AI-based Auto Framing for movies
This advanced camera utilizes powerful AI processing in order to recognize human, animal, bird, insect, car/train and airplane subjects for stunningly detailed shots. Animal recognition allows you to capture precise images of a variety of grazing and small animals, even if their eyes are hidden. Additionally, the bird recognition feature enables you to take clear shots of a wide selection of birds - and know exactly where they are in the frame. Become the photographer you've always wanted to be with the Sony a7C II Mirrorless Camera. Take photos like never before and fall in love with capturing moments.
High dot-density electronic viewfinder for clear display
A 2.36 million-dot (approx.) XGA OLED electronic viewfinder with 0.70x magnification delivers high resolution and contrast for bright, clear viewing, even in bright sunlight. The finder frame rate can be set to [High] (120 fps), twice the normal frame rate, for a smooth viewfinder image with minimal display motion blur when tracking and shooting moving subjects.
Intuitive touch control menus
Simply swipe in from the left or right edge of the shooting display to reveal touch icons that allow quick changes to the shooting mode and more. You can now long-press menu items to register them to My Menu for quick access as needed, making the camera even more easily customizable.
Stable smartphone connectivity
Connection stability when transferring images from the camera to the Creators’ App mobile application on a smartphone has been greatly improved. Transfers continue in the background even if the smartphone display sleeps or a different app is launched Workflow from shooting to sharing has been notably improved overall.
Stream top-quality live content
Connected to a personal computer or smartphone via USB, the α7C II can function as a 4K (2160) webcam. Large-aperture lenses, narrow depth of field, and bokeh can be used to create striking images, and advanced AF functions such as Eye AF support online meetings and leave streaming events.
|Actual: 34.1 Megapixel
Effective: 33 Megapixel
|35.9 x 23.9 mm (Full-Frame) CMOS
|Built-In ND Filter
|Stills & Video
|Electronic Shutter, Mechanical Focal Plane Shutter
1/8000 to 30 Seconds
1/4000 to 30 Seconds
100 to 51,200 in Manual Mode (Extended: 50 to 204,800)
100 to 12,800 in Auto Mode
100 to 51,200 in Manual Mode (Extended: 50 to 102,400)
100 to 12,800 in Auto Mode
|Aperture Priority, Auto, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority
|-5 to +5 EV (1/3, 1/2 EV Steps)
|-3 to 20 EV
|2500 to 9900K
Presets: ATW, AWB, Auto, Cloudy, Color Temperature, Color Temperature Filter, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Fluorescent (Cool White), Fluorescent (Day White), Fluorescent (Daylight), Fluorescent (Warm White), Incandescent, Shade, Underwater
Up to 10 fps
Up to 10 fps
Still Image Capture
|3:2 JPEG / Raw
33 MP (7008 x 4672)
14 MP (4608 x 3072)
8.2 MP (3504 x 2336)
|Image File Format
|HEIF, JPEG, Raw
|Internal Recording Modes
|XAVC HS 4:2:2/4:2:0 10-Bit
3840 x 2160 at 23.98/50/59.94 fps [30 to 200 Mb/s]
XAVC S 4:2:2/4:2:0 8/10-Bit
3840 x 2160 at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94 fps [60 to 200 Mb/s]
1920 x 1080 at 23.98/25/29.97/59.94/100/120 fps [16 to 100 Mb/s]
XAVC S-I 4:2:2 10-Bit
3840 x 2160 at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94 fps [240 to 600 Mb/s]
1920 x 1080 at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94 fps [89 to 222 Mb/s]
|External Recording Modes
|4:2:2 8/10-Bit via HDMI
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 23.98/25/29.97/59.94 fps
HD (1920 x 1080p) at 23.98/50/59.94 fps
HD (1920 x 1080i) at 50/59.94 fps
|Recording Sensor Crop
|Crops by 1.2x in All Recording Modes
|S Cinetone, Sony S-Log 3
|Up to 120 Minutes in 4K
3840 x 2160 at 12.5p, 14.99p, 25p, 30p
1920 x 1080 at 25p, 30p, 50p, 60p
1280 x 720 at 25p, 30p
|Built-In Microphone Type
|2-Channel 16-Bit 48 kHz LPCM Audio
2-Channel 24-Bit 48 kHz LPCM Audio
4-Channel 24-Bit 48 kHz LPCM Audio
|Media/Memory Card Slot
|Single Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II)
|1 x Micro-HDMI (Unspecified Signal) Output
|1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRRS Headphone/Mic Headphone Output
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRRS Headphone/Mic Microphone Input
|1 x USB-C Input/Output
|2.4 / 5 GHz Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac), Bluetooth 4.2
|Mobile App Compatible
|Yes: Android & iOS
App Name: Creators' App
Functionality: Access Stored Files, Adjust Settings, Remote Control
*As of August, 2023: Check with manufacturer for the most up-to-date compatibility
|Global Positioning (GPS, GLONASS, etc.)
|Tilting Touchscreen LCD
|Built-In Electronic (OLED)
|-4 to +3
|Auto and Manual Focus
|Automatic, Direct Manual Focus
Contrast Detection, Phase Detection: 759
Phase Detection: 627
|-4 to +20 EV
|Dedicated Flash Mode
|External Flash Connection
|1 x NP-FZ100 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion (Approx. 490 Shots)
|1 x Intelligent Hot Shoe
|Tripod Mounting Thread
|1 x 1/4"-20 Female (Bottom)
|Material of Construction
|Dimensions (W x H x D)
|4.9 x 2.8 x 2.5" / 124 x 71.1 x 63.4 mm
|1.1 lb / 514 g (With Battery, Recording Media)
15.1 oz / 429 g (Body Only)
0.9 lb / 430 g (Body Only)