Here is a quick comparison for the Nikon D850 vs Sony A7R II vs Sony A99 II high-end cameras with full-frame image sensors.
The Nikon D850 is a professional-grade full-frame DSLR which boasts of a 45.7-megapixel sensor and 4K video recording support. The D850’s body remains relatively unchanged from the D810 but there are some notable enhancements. See also Nikon D850 vs D810 article for the changes.
Sony A99II features a 42.4-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor. The sensor allows for 12 fps burst shooting with continuous AF/AE and a top ISO of 102,400. The image processor offers 4K video recording and a 5-axis in-body image stabilization mechanism.
Sony A7RII is the world’s first back-illuminated full-frame Exmor R CMOS sensor with a resolution of 42.4 megapixels with 4K video recording. The new Sony A7RII boasts high speed AF response up to 40% faster than the original α7R thanks to 399 focal plane phase detection AF points.
The price of Nikon D850 is almost the same as the Sony A99II. Both cameras cost $3200 while the A7RII is currently seeling for $2,698. Check out the Nikon D850 vs Sony A7R II vs Sony A99 II comparison below.
Differences between the Nikon D850 vs Sony A7R II vs Sony A99 II cameras
So what may be the main differences when consider their specs list? Let’s have a brief look at the main features of Nikon D850 vs Sony A7R II vs Sony A99 II. Some differences like sensor, image size, shooting speed, lcd size etc.. detailed as bold on the table.
|Sensor Resolution||45.75 MP||42 MP||42 MP|
|Image Size||8256 x 5504||7952 x 5304||7952 x 5304|
|Image Processor||Expeed 5||Bionz X||Bionz X|
|Image Stabilization||No||5-axis Sensor-shift||5-axis Sensor-shift|
|Uncompressed Format||RAW + TIFF||RAW||RAW|
|Viewfinder Type||Optical (pentaprism)||Electronic||Electronic|
|Storage Media||XQD, SD UHS-II (2 Slots)||SD/SDHC/SDXC||SD/SDHC/SDXC (2 Slots)|
|Continuous Shooting Speed||7 FPS, 9 FPS w/ Battery Pack||5 FPS||12 FPS|
|Flash Sync Speed||1/250s||1/250s||1/250s|
|Max Shutter Speed||1/8000 to 30 sec||1/8000 to 30 sec||1/8000 to 30 sec|
|Native ISO Sensitivity||ISO 64-25,600||ISO 100-25,600||ISO 100-25,600|
|Boosted ISO Sensitivity||ISO 32, ISO 102,400||ISO 50, ISO 102,400||ISO 50, ISO 102,400|
|Autofocus System||153 point AF system (99 cross-type)||399 AF system||399 point AF system|
|Video Maximum Resolution||4K@30p||4K@30p||4K@30p|
|LCD Screen||3.2″ Fully Articulated TFT-LCD||3″ Fully Articulated TFT-LCD||3″ Fully Articulated TFT-LCD|
|LCD Resolution||2,360,000 dots||1,228,800 dots||1,228,800 dots|
|Battery Life||1,840 shots (CIPA)||1,200 shots (CIPA)||1,200 shots (CIPA)|
|Dimensions||146 x 124 x 78.5 mm||127 x 96 x 60 mm||143 x 104 x 76 mm|