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Sony a7C vs Sony a7 II Comparison

The Sony A7c and A7 II are two Mirrorless cameras that we will be comparing in this article. The Sony Alpha A7c is a camera in the Advanced Mirrorless class, whereas the Sony Alpha A7 II is a camera in the Pro Mirrorless class.

The Sony A7c will be released on the market in September 2020, while the Sony A7 II will be released in November 2014. As you can see, the A7 II is 6 years older than the A7c in terms of age. Let’s see if the age difference between the two cameras makes a significant impact on their performance.

Key Specifications

Sony a7c Specsifications

  • Announcement Date: 2020-09-14
  • 24MP – Full frame BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • ISO 100 – 51200 ( expands to 50 – 204800)
  • Sony E Mount
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3.00″ Fully articulated Screen
  • 2360k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 10.0fps continuous shooting
  • 4K (UHD) – 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • 120fps High-Speed Video
  • Built-in Wireless
  • 509g. 124 x 71 x 60 mm
  • Weather Sealed Body

Sony a7 III Specifications

  • 24MP full frame BSI CMOS sensor
  • 93% autofocus coverage (693 phase detection points, 425 for contrast detection)
  • Oversampled 4K/24p video taken from full width 6K (cropped-in 5K for 30p)
  • In-body image stabilization
  • 10 fps continuous shooting
  • 2.36M-dot OLED viewfinder, 0.78x magnification
  • AF joystick
  • Touchscreen
  • Larger, ‘Z-type’ battery (CIPA rated to 710 shots)
  • Dual SD memory card slots
  • USB 3.1 Type C
Sony a7C vs Sony a7 IIVersus subline
Sony a7C
VS
Sony a7 II
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LaunchedVersus subline
Sep 15, 2020
VS
Feb 27, 2018
Body TypeVersus subline
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
VS
SLR-style mirrorless
Build MaterialVersus subline
Magnesium alloy
VS
Magnesium alloy
Lens MountVersus subline
Sony E-Mount
VS
Sony E-Mount
Sensor TypeVersus subline
BSI-CMOS
VS
CMOS
Mega PixelsVersus subline
24 megapixels
VS
24 megapixels
ProcessorVersus subline
BIONZ X
VS
BIONZ X
ISOVersus subline
Auto, 100-51200 (expands to 50-204800)
VS
100-25600
Image stabilizationVersus subline
Sensor-shift 5-axis
VS
Sensor-shift 4.5 stops
File formatVersus subline
JPEG (Exif v2.32)
Raw (Sony ARW, 14-bit)
VS
JPEG (DCF 2.0, EXIF 2.3)
RAW (ARW 2.3)
Focus PointsVersus subline
693
VS
117
Screen sizeVersus subline
3″
VS
3″
Screen dotsVersus subline
921,600
VS
1,230,000
Touch screenVersus subline
Yes
VS
Yes
ViewfinderVersus subline
Electronic
VS
Electronic
Adjustable LCDVersus subline
Fully articulated
VS
Tilting
Continuous ShootingVersus subline
10.0 fps
VS
11.0 fps
RAW SupportVersus subline
Raw (Sony ARW, 14-bit)
VS
RAW (ARW 2.3)
Video Record LimitVersus subline
Unlimited
VS
Limited
Timelapse RecordingVersus subline
Yes
VS
With optional app
Face DetectionVersus subline
Yes
VS
Yes
Eye Tracking FocusVersus subline
Yes
VS
No
Selfie/Vlogger FriendlyVersus subline
Yes
VS
No
Wireless ConnectionVersus subline
Yes
VS
Yes
Bluetooth ConnectionVersus subline
Yes
VS
Yes
Built-in FlashVersus subline
No
VS
No
External FlashVersus subline
Yes (via hot shoe)
VS
Yes (via Multi-Interface shoe)
Headphone PortVersus subline
Yes
VS
Yes
Microphone PortVersus subline
Yes
VS
Yes
Environmental SealingVersus subline
Yes
VS
Yes
AE BracketingVersus subline
Yes
VS
Yes
NFC ConnectionVersus subline
Yes
VS
Yes
Smartphone RemoteVersus subline
Yes
VS
Yes
UHS Card SupportVersus subline
Yes
VS
Yes
Webcam FunctionVersus subline
Yes
VS
Yes
Weight
509 g
VS
599 g
Battery LifeVersus subline
740
VS
350

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