Sony announced a doozy of a camera today with the Sony a7R II. The specification list reads as if Sony is ready to kill off all the DSLRs from Nikon and Canon. The a7R II is impressive and I have to wonder how long it will take until Nikon and Canon respond with something new of their own to match this impressive feature set.
– 42 megapixels back-illuminated CMOS sensor
– Full frame
– ISO 50 – 102,400
– 5-axis in-camera image stabilization
– 399 phase detection AF points and 25 contrast points
– Tilting monitor
– 4k video
– Shutter speed 30s – 1/8000s
– Flash sync 1/250s
– 5fps frame rate
– Built-in Wi-Fi
The Sony a7R II will be available in August 2015 for approximately $3200. Sony will also release a total of 8 new FE full-frame lenses by early 2016.
Adorama pre-order link: Sony a7R II at Adorama
B&H pre-order link: Sony a7R at B&H Photo Video