Reasons to upgrade!

One: Improved auto focus with new modes including bird eye detection.

Two: Increased resolution from 24MP to 33MP with no loss of high ISO capability.

Three: Improved ergonomics. Same body shape and size of the A7SIII, A7RIV, etc.

Four: CF Express Type A slot allows for faster clearing of the buffer and longer burst shooting.

Five: New file modes including HEIF and 4K 60p.

Six: Colors more closely match the new cameras such as the A7SIII and A1.

Seven: Includes a new web cam mode better ease of use as a streaming camera.

Eight: Front facing screen for vloggers.

Nine: S-Cinetone and focus-breathing compensation for video shooters.

Ten: New Menu, Sensor, LCD and EVF.

Ten.5: Very convenient duel native ISO of 3,200.


One: Costs $500 more than it’s predecessor the A7III possibly more depending on sales.

Two: Image quality of the two cameras very similar especially for stills.

Three: Only one card slot supports CF Express Type A.

Four: Resolution increase minimal in practice. See chart below.

Check back as these lists may be subject to change or upgrade as I learn more about this brand new camera.