Nikon Z50 vs Sony Alpha ILCE-A7S II Comparison



Let’s compare the Nikon Z50 vs Sony Alpha ILCE-A7S II.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Nikon Z50 and Sony Alpha ILCE-A7S II. While Nikon Z50 has APS-C sensor, Sony Alpha ILCE-A7S II has 35mm sensor and 20.9 has a 20.9 MP and Sony Alpha ILCE-A7S II has a 12.2 MP resolution.

  Nikon Z50 Sony Alpha ILCE-A7S II
  Nikon Z50 Front Sony Alpha ILCE-A7S II Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Nikon Sony
Megapixels 20.9 12.2
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format APS-C 35mm
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.5x 1.0x
AA Filter None Fixed
Image Resolution 5568 x 3712 (20.7 MP, 3:2) 4240 x 2832 (12.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 51200 Min 100 - Max 102400
Full ISO Settings Auto, ISO 100 - 51200, expandable to 204,800 Auto, 100 - 102,400, expandable to 50 - 409,600
Startup Time 2.9 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Hybrid Phase/Contrast Detect AF with 209 PDAF points; Pinpoint, Single-Point, Dynamic-area AF, Wide-area AF (S/L), Auto-area AF; Face and Eye-detect AF 169-point contrast-detect AF: Wide (169 points), Center, Flexible Spot (S/M/L), Zone, Expand Flexible Spot, Lock-on AF (Wide / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Expand Flexible Spot)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, ISO 100 - 51200, expandable to 204,800 Auto, 100 - 102,400, expandable to 50 - 409,600
Shutter Speed Range 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 63
AW Buffer Size 28
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px) 1,228,800 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen Yes No
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen Yes No
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF: 2.36M-dot XGA OLED, 100% coverage, 1.02x magnification, 20mm eyepoint, -3 to +3 diopter, eye sensor EVF: 0.51-inch 2.4M-dot XGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.78x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter, 23mm eyepoint from the eyepiece lens, 18.5 mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1 (CIPA standard)
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p) 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format MOV, MP4 (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Stereo Linear PCM, AAC) XAVC-S, AVCHD 2.0, MP4 with stereo sound
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack No Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/200 1/250
Internal connections Micro (Type-D) HDMI, Micro-B USB 2.0, 3.5mm Stereo Microphone Jack (plug-in power supported) Micro HDMI (Type-D), Multi Micro USB connector, Stereo microphone jack (3.5mm), Stereo headphone jack (3.5mm)
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No Yes
Bluetooth Yes No
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 280 shots 310 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 18.8 oz (533 g) includes batteries, kit lens 22.1 oz (627 g) includes batteries
Size 5.0 x 3.7 x 2.4 in. (127 x 94 x 60 mm) 5.0 x 3.8 x 2.4 in. (127 x 96 x 60 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $998.00 Buy from Amazon for $2,198.00
Release Date 2019-11-15 2015-10-15