DPR: Sony a9II Gets Gold Award


The Sony a9 was a statement of a camera that was second to none for what it was designed to do and the Sony a9II continues that tradition. This is why DPR has awarded the Sony a9II with a Gold Award and high marks across the board. You can read the full review here.

What we like What we don’t
  • Excellent 24MP sensor with great noise performance for its class
  • Truly impressive autofocus for all types of photography
  • 20 fps blackout-free bursts with e-shutter, 10 fps bursts with redesigned mech. shutter
  • Mech. shutter rated to 500k shots
  • JPEG engine balances noise and detail exceptionally well
  • Enhanced ergonomics with better dial and button feel
  • Good 4K detail capture
  • Great battery life
  • Dual UHS-II card slots
  • Good customization options, including a ‘My Menu’
  • Faster Wi-Fi, more robust FTP settings
  • USB type-C connection for file transfer, charging and powering the camera
  • Voice memo capability
  • Video features and performance have fallen behind the competition
  • Rear screen needs a bump in resolution
  • Touch interface is lacking
  • Menu system remains overwhelming
  • Slight interface lag persists
  • Exposure settings carry over from stills to video and back
  • Some buttons (C1 and C2) are difficult to reach, awkward to use
  • No in-camera Raw processing

Join our Sony a9 Owners Group, also follow the Sony a9 Page to get more tailored news on Facebook and follow SonyAddict on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and YouTube

Sony a9II: B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama

This entry was posted in Sony a9II. Bookmark the permalink. Trackbacks are closed, but you can post a comment.