Sony a7R IV vs. Sony a9 II

Side by side
2 cameras compared
ADD CAMERA ...
move left move right
move left move right
 
Jul 16, 2019
Oct 3, 2019
 
$3500 (body only)
$4500
 
SLR-style mirrorless
SLR-style mirrorless
Magnesium alloy
Magnesium alloy
 
9504 x 6336
6000 x 4000
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
3:2
61 megapixels
24 megapixels
63 megapixels
28 megapixels
Full frame (35.7 x 23.8 mm)
Full frame (35.6 x 23.8 mm)
BSI-CMOS
Stacked CMOS
Bionz X
BIONZ X
sRGB, Adobe RGB
sRGB, Adobe RGB
Primary color filter
Primary color filter
 
Auto, ISO 100-32000 (expands to 50-102800)
Auto, ISO 100-51200 (expands to 50-204800)
50
50
102800
204800
9
9
Yes
Yes
Sensor-shift
Sensor-shift
 
5-axis
5.5 stop(s)
5.5 stop(s)
RAW
RAW
Extra fine, fine, standard)
Extra fine, fine, standard
  • JPEG (Exif v2.31)
  • Raw (Sony ARW v2.3)
  • JPEG (Exif v2.31)
  • Raw (Sony ARW v2.3)
 
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Yes
Yes
Yes (2x - 4x)
Yes (2x)
Yes
Yes
567
693
Sony E
Sony E
1×
1×
 
Tilting
Tilting
3
3
1,440,000
1,440,000
Yes
Yes
TFT LCD
TFT LCD
Yes
Yes
Electronic
Electronic
100%
100%
0.78×
0.78×
5,760,000
3,686,400
 
30 sec
30 sec
1/8000 sec
1/8000 sec
 
1/32000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
  • Program
  • Aperture priority
  • Shutter priority
  • Manual
  • Program
  • Aperture priority
  • Shutter priority
  • Manual
No
No
Yes (via hot shoe or flash sync port)
Yes (via hot shoe or flash sync port)
Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Red-eye reduction, Wireless, Hi-speed sync.
Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Red-eye reduction, Wireless, Hi-speed sync
1/250 sec
1/250 sec
  • Single
  • Continuous (Hi+/Hi/Mid/Lo)
  • Self-timer
  • Bracketing (Ex0osure, WB, DRO)
  • Single
  • Continuous (H/M/L)
  • Self-timer
  • Bracketing (AE, WB, DRO)
10.0 fps
20.0 fps
Yes
Yes (2, 5, 10 secs + continuous, 3 or 5 frames)
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Highlight-weighted
  • Average
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Highlight-weighted
  • Average
  • Spot
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
±5 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
Yes
Yes (3 frames, H/L selectable)
 
MPEG-4, XAVC S, H.264
MPEG-4, AVCHD, H.264
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 25p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 24p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60i / 24 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 25p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 24p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 60 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 25p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 25p / 60 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 24p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 24p / 60 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 60 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 100p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 100p / 60 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 50p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 25p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 24p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 28 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 50p / 28 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60i / 24 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60i / 17 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 50i / 24 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 50i / 17 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 25p / 24 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 25p / 17 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 24p / 24 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 24p / 17 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 28 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 50p / 28 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 16 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 25p / 16 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1280 x 720 @ 30p / 6 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1280 x 720 @ 25p / 6 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
Stereo
Stereo
Mono
Mono
 
Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II compatible)
Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC slots (UHS-II compatible)
 
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
Yes
Yes
Yes (micro-HDMI)
Yes (micro-HDMI)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Built-In
Built-In
802.11ac + Bluetooth 4.1 + NFC
802.11ac + NFC + Bluetooth
Yes (via smartphone)
Yes (Wired or wireless)
 
Yes
Yes
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
NP-FZ100 lithium-ion battery & charger
NP-FZ100
670
690
665 g (1.47 lb / 23.46 oz)
678 g (1.49 lb / 23.92 oz)
129 x 96 x 78 mm (5.08 x 3.78 x 3.07)
129 x 96 x 76 mm (5.08 x 3.78 x 2.99)
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
None
None