Sony a7C II Vs Sony a7C R Specs Comparison

The Sony a7C II is the brand’s second-generation small rangefinder-style full-frame camera. Similar in design to Its predecessor, the a7C II uses the same fantastic 33MP BSI sensor from the larger Sony a7 IV and boasts impressive stills, video and autofocus capabilities that should appeal to a wide range of users.

The original a7C was released in 2020 as a more compact and lightweight option compared to other full-frame cameras in the lineup. Now in 2023, Sony has updated the camera with the new a7C II model, and also introduced the higher-resolution a7C R.

In this comparison, we’ll look at how the specifications of the new a7C II and a7C R models stack up.  Here is a comparison table with specs between the Sony a7C II and Sony a7C R cameras:

Sony a7C II Vs Sony a7CR Specs Comparison

Spec Sony a7C II Sony a7C R
Price $2200 body only, $2500 with 28-60mm kit lens $3000 body only
Sensor Resolution 33MP 60MP
Sensor Size Full Frame 35.6 x 23.8mm Full Frame 35.7 x 23.8mm
Image Processor Bionz XR Bionz XR
ISO Range 100-51200 (expands to 50-204800) 100-32000 (expands to 50-102400)
Boosted ISO Minimum 50 50
Boosted ISO Maximum 204800 102800
Image Stabilization 5-axis sensor-shift, CIPA rating of 7 stops 5-axis sensor-shift, CIPA rating of 7 stops
Continuous Shooting 10fps 8fps
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000s (mechanical), 1/8000s (electronic) 1/4000s (mechanical), 1/8000s (electronic)
Video Resolution Up to 3840 x 2160 @ 60p Up to 3840 x 2160 @ 60p
Viewfinder Resolution 2,359,296 dots 2,359,296 dots
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.7x 0.7x
Rear Screen 3″ fully articulating touchscreen, 1,036,800 dots 3″ fully articulating touchscreen, 1,030,000 dots
Connectivity Wi-Fi, Bluetooth Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Battery Life 540 shots (LCD), 600 shots (viewfinder) 520 shots (LCD), 530 shots (viewfinder)
Dimensions 124 x 71 x 63mm 124 x 71 x 63mm
Weight 514g 515g

Sony a7C II Body: $2,198 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Sony a7C II with 28-60mm Lens: $2,498 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Sony a7CR Body: $2,998 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM II Lens: $2,298 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

In summary, the a7C R has a higher resolution 60MP sensor while the a7C II has a faster frame rate. The a7C R adds XAVC S-I video but the a7C II has slightly longer battery life. Overall the bodies are nearly identical in design with a lightweight and compact form factor.

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