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Sony A9 II vs WX800

The Sony Alpha A9 II and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX800 are two digital cameras that were revealed to the public, respectively, in October 2019 and October 2018. The A9 II is a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, while the WX800 is a fixed lens compact. The cameras are based on a full frame (A9 II) and a 1/2.3-inch (WX800) sensor. The A9 II has a resolution of 24 megapixels, whereas the WX800 provides 18 MP.

Below is an overview of the main specs of the two cameras as a starting point for the comparison.

Headline Specifications
Sony A9 II
versus
Sony WX800
Sony A9 II Sony WX800
Mirrorless system camera Fixed lens compact camera
Sony E mount lenses 24-720mm f/3.5-6.4
24 MP, Full Frame Sensor 18 MP, 1/2.3" Sensor
4K/30p Video 4K/30p Video
ISO 100-51,200 (50 - 204,800) ISO 80-3,200 (80 - 6,400)
Electronic viewfinder (3686k dots) No viewfinder, LCD framing
3.0 LCD, 1440k dots 3.0 LCD, 922k dots
Tilting touchscreen Tilting touchscreen
10 shutter flaps per second 10 shutter flaps per second
In-body stabilizationLens-based stabilization
Weathersealed bodynot weather sealed
690 shots per battery charge370 shots per battery charge
129 x 96 x 76 mm, 678 g 102 x 58 x 36 mm, 233 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Sony Alpha A9 II and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX800? Which one should you buy? Read on to find out how these two cameras compare with respect to their body size, their imaging sensors, their shooting features, their input-output connections, and their reception by expert reviewers.

Body comparison

The physical size and weight of the Sony A9 II and the Sony WX800 are illustrated in the side-by-side display below. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three consecutive perspectives from the front, the top, and the back are available. All width, height and depth measures are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

The WX800 can be obtained in two different colors (black, white), while the A9 II is only available in black.

Size Sony A9 II vs Sony WX800
Compare A9 II versus WX800 top
Comparison A9 II or WX800 rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Sony WX800 is considerably smaller (52 percent) than the Sony A9 II. It is worth mentioning in this context that the A9 II is splash and dust resistant, while the WX800 does not feature any corresponding weather-sealing.

The above size and weight comparisons are to some extent incomplete and possibly misleading, as the WX800 has a lens built in, whereas the A9 II is an interchangeable lens camera that requires a separate lens. Attaching the latter will add extra weight and bulk to the setup. You can compare the optics available for the A9 II and their specifications in the Sony FE Lens Catalog.

Concerning battery life, the A9 II gets 690 shots out of its NP-FZ100 battery, while the WX800 can take 370 images on a single charge of its NP-BX1 power pack. The battery packs of both cameras can be charged via USB, which can be very convenient when travelling.

The table below summarizes the key physical specs of the two cameras alongside a broader set of comparators. If you would like to visualize and compare a different camera combination, you can navigate to the CAM-parator app and make your selection from a broad list of cameras there.

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Body Specifications
    Camera
Model
Camera
Width
Camera
Height
Camera
Depth
Camera
Weight
Battery
Life
Weather
Sealing
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Sony A9 II 129 mm 96 mm 76 mm 678 g 690 Y Oct 2019 4,499 i
2.
 
Sony WX800 102 mm 58 mm 36 mm 233 g 370 n Oct 2018 399 i
3.
 
Canon SX730 110 mm 64 mm 40 mm 300 g 250 n Apr 2017 399 i
4.
 
Nikon Z6 134 mm 101 mm 67 mm 675 g 310 Y Aug 2018 1,999 i
5.
 
Sony A7S III 127 mm 97 mm 81 mm 699 g 600 Y Jul 2020 3,499 i
6.
 
Sony A7C 124 mm 71 mm 60 mm 509 g 740 Y Sep 2020 1,799 i
7.
 
Sony A7R IV 129 mm 96 mm 78 mm 665 g 670 Y Jul 2019 3,499 i
8.
 
Sony A7 III 127 mm 96 mm 74 mm 650 g 610 Y Feb 2018 1,999 i
9.
 
Sony HX99 102 mm 58 mm 36 mm 242 g 370 n Aug 2018 449 i
10.
 
Sony HX95 102 mm 58 mm 36 mm 242 g 370 n Aug 2018 429 i
11.
 
Sony A7R III 127 mm 96 mm 74 mm 650 g 650 Y Oct 2017 3,199 i
12.
 
Sony A9 127 mm 96 mm 63 mm 673 g 650 Y Apr 2017 4,499 i
13.
 
Sony HX80 102 mm 58 mm 36 mm 245 g 390 n Mar 2016 349 i
14.
 
Sony A7S II 127 mm 96 mm 60 mm 627 g 370 Y Sep 2015 2,999 i
15.
 
Sony HX90V 102 mm 58 mm 36 mm 245 g 360 n Apr 2015 429 i
16.
 
Sony A7 II 127 mm 96 mm 60 mm 599 g 350 Y Nov 2014 1,999 i
17.
 
Sony A99 147 mm 111 mm 78 mm 812 g 500 Y Sep 2012 2,799 i
Notes: Measurements and pricing do not include easily detachable parts, such as add-on or interchangeable lenses or optional viewfinders.

Any camera decision will obviously take relative prices into account. The retail prices at the time of the camera’s release place the model in the market relative to other models in the producer’s line-up and the competition. The WX800 was launched at a lower price than the A9 II, despite having a lens built in. Usually, retail prices stay at first close to the launch price, but after several months, discounts become available. Later in the product cycle and, in particular, when the replacement model is about to appear, further discounting and stock clearance sales often push the camera price considerably down. Then, after the new model is out, very good deals can frequently be found on the pre-owned market.

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Sensor comparison

The size of the sensor inside a digital camera is one of the key determinants of image quality. A large sensor will tend to have larger individual pixels that provide better low-light sensitivity, wider dynamic range, and richer color-depth than smaller pixel-units in a sensor of the same technological generation. Further, a large sensor camera will give the photographer additional creative options when using shallow depth-of-field to isolate a subject from its background. On the downside, larger sensors tend to be associated with larger, more expensive camera bodies and lenses.

Of the two cameras under consideration, the Sony A9 II features a full frame sensor and the Sony WX800 a 1/2.3-inch sensor. The sensor area in the WX800 is 97 percent smaller. As a result of these sensor size differences, the cameras have a format factor of, respectively, 1.0 and 5.6. The sensor in the A9 II has a native 3:2 aspect ratio, while the one in the WX800 offers a 4:3 aspect.

Sony A9 II and Sony WX800 sensor measures

With 24MP, the A9 II offers a higher resolution than the WX800 (18MP), but the A9 II nevertheless has larger individual pixels (pixel pitch of 5.94μm versus 1.25μm for the WX800) due to its larger sensor. Moreover, the A9 II is a somewhat more recent model (by 11 months) than the WX800, and its sensor might have benefitted from technological advances during this time that further enhance the light gathering capacity of its pixels. Coming back to sensor resolution, it should be mentioned that the WX800 has no anti-alias filter installed, so that it can capture all the detail its sensor resolves.

The resolution advantage of the Sony A9 II implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the A9 II for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 30 x 20 inches or 76.2 x 50.8 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 24 x 16 inches or 61 x 40.6 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 20 x 13.3 inches or 50.8 x 33.9 cm. The corresponding values for the Sony WX800 are 24.5 x 18.4 inches or 62.2 x 46.6 cm for good quality, 19.6 x 14.7 inches or 49.7 x 37.3 cm for very good quality, and 16.3 x 12.2 inches or 41.5 x 31.1 cm for excellent quality prints.

The A9 II has on-sensor phase detect pixels, which results in fast and reliable autofocus acquisition even during live view operation.

The Sony Alpha A9 II has a native sensitivity range from ISO 100 to ISO 51200, which can be extended to ISO 50-204800. The corresponding ISO settings for the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX800 are ISO 80 to ISO 3200, with the possibility to increase the ISO range to 80-6400.

A9 II versus WX800 MP

Consistent information on actual sensor performance is available from DXO Mark for many cameras. This service assesses and scores the color depth ("DXO Portrait"), dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), and low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports") of camera sensors, and also publishes an overall camera score. The following table provides an overview of the physical sensor characteristics, as well as the sensor quality measurements for a selection of comparators.

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Sensor Characteristics
    Camera
Model
Sensor
Class
Resolution
(MP)
Horiz.
Pixels
Vert.
Pixels
Video
Format
DXO
Portrait
DXO
Landscape
DXO
Sports
DXO
Overall
1.
 
Sony A9 II Full Frame 24.0 6000 40004K/30p25.014.03434 93
2.
 
Sony WX800 1/2.3 18.0 4896 36724K/30p...... ..
3.
 
Canon SX730 1/2.3 20.2 5184 38881080/60p...... ..
4.
 
Nikon Z6 Full Frame 24.3 6048 40244K/30p25.314.33299 95
5.
 
Sony A7S III Full Frame 12.0 4240 28324K/120p23.713.92520 86
6.
 
Sony A7C Full Frame 24.0 6000 40004K/30p25.014.73407 95
7.
 
Sony A7R IV Full Frame 60.2 9504 63364K/30p26.014.83344 99
8.
 
Sony A7 III Full Frame 24.0 6000 40004K/30p25.014.73730 96
9.
 
Sony HX99 1/2.3 18.0 4896 36724K/30p...... ..
10.
 
Sony HX95 1/2.3 18.0 4896 36724K/30p...... ..
11.
 
Sony A7R III Full Frame 42.2 7952 53044K/30p26.014.73523 100
12.
 
Sony A9 Full Frame 24.0 6000 40004K/30p24.913.33517 92
13.
 
Sony HX80 1/2.3 18.0 4896 36721080/60p...... ..
14.
 
Sony A7S II Full Frame 12.0 4240 28324K/30p23.613.32993 85
15.
 
Sony HX90V 1/2.3 18.0 4896 36721080/60p...... ..
16.
 
Sony A7 II Full Frame 24.0 6000 40001080/60p24.913.62449 90
17.
 
Sony A99 Full Frame 24.0 6000 40001080/60p25.014.01555 89

Many modern cameras are not only capable of taking still images, but can also record movies. The two cameras under consideration both have sensors whose read-out speed is fast enough to capture moving pictures, and both provide the same movie specifications (4K/30p).

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Feature comparison

Beyond body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a range of features. For example, the A9 II has an electronic viewfinder (3686k dots), which can be very helpful when shooting in bright sunlight. In contrast, the WX800 relies on live view and the rear LCD for framing. The following table reports on some other key feature differences and similarities of the Sony A9 II, the Sony WX800, and comparable cameras.

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Core Features
    Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Size
(inch)
LCD
Resolution
(000 dots)
LCD
Attach-
ment
Touch
Screen
(yes/no)
Mech
Shutter
Speed
Shutter
Flaps
(1/sec)
Built-in
Flash
(yes/no)
Built-in
Image
Stab
1.
 
Sony A9 II3686 n 3.0 1440 tilting Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
2.
 
Sony WX800none n 3.0 922 tilting Y 1/2000s 10.0 Y Y
3.
 
Canon SX730none n 3.0 922 tilting n 1/3200s 5.9 Y Y
4.
 
Nikon Z63690 Y 3.2 2100 tilting Y 1/8000s 12.0 n Y
5.
 
Sony A7S III9440 n 3.0 1440 swivel Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
6.
 
Sony A7C2360 n 3.0 922 swivel Y 1/4000s 10.0 n Y
7.
 
Sony A7R IV5760 n 3.0 1440 tilting Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
8.
 
Sony A7 III2359 n 3.0 922 tilting Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
9.
 
Sony HX99638 n 3.0 922 tilting Y 1/2000s 10.0 Y Y
10.
 
Sony HX95638 n 3.0 922 tilting n 1/2000s 10.0 Y Y
11.
 
Sony A7R III3686 n 3.0 1440 tilting Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
12.
 
Sony A93686 n 3.0 1440 tilting Y 1/8000s 20.0 n Y
13.
 
Sony HX80638 n 3.0 922 tilting n 1/2000s 10.0 Y Y
14.
 
Sony A7S II2400 n 3.0 1229 tilting n 1/8000s 5.0 n Y
15.
 
Sony HX90V638 n 3.0 921 tilting n 1/2000s 10.0 Y Y
16.
 
Sony A7 II2400 n 3.0 1230 tilting n 1/8000s 5.0 n Y
17.
 
Sony A992359 Y 3.0 1229 full-flex n 1/8000s 6.0 n Y

One difference between the cameras concerns the presence of an on-board flash. The WX800 has one, while the A9 II does not. While the built-in flash of the WX800 is not very powerful, it can at times be useful as a fill-in light.

The WX800 has an articulated screen that can be turned to be front-facing. This characteristic will be appreciated by vloggers and photographers who are interested in taking selfies. In contrast, the A9 II does not have a selfie-screen.

The reported shutter speed information refers to the use of the mechanical shutter. Yet, some cameras only have an electronic shutter, while others have an electronic shutter in addition to a mechanical one. In fact, the A9 II is one of those camera that have an additional electronic shutter, which makes completely silent shooting possible. However, this mode is less suitable for photographing moving objects (risk of rolling shutter) or shooting under artificial light sources (risk of flickering).

The Sony A9 II has an intervalometer built-in. This enables the photographer to capture time lapse sequences, such as flower blooming, a sunset or moon rise, without purchasing an external camera trigger and related software.

The A9 II writes its imaging data to SDXC cards, while the WX800 uses SDXC or Memory Stick PRO Duo cards. The A9 II features dual card slots, which can be very useful in case a memory card fails. In contrast, the WX800 only has one slot. The A9 II supports UHS-II cards (on both slots), while the WX800 cannot take advantage of Ultra High Speed SD cards.

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Connectivity comparison

For some imaging applications, the extent to which a camera can communicate with its environment can be an important aspect in the camera decision process. The table below provides an overview of the connectivity of the Sony Alpha A9 II and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX800 and, in particular, the interfaces the cameras (and selected comparators) provide for accessory control and data transfer.

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Input-Output Connections
    Camera
Model
Hotshoe
Port
Internal
Microphone
Internal
Speaker
Microphone
Port
Headphone
Port
HDMI
Port
USB
Port
WiFi
Support
NFC
Support
Bluetooth
Support
1.
 
Sony A9 IIYstereomonoYYmicro3.1YYY
2.
 
Sony WX800-stereomono--micro2.0YY-
3.
 
Canon SX730-stereomono--micro2.0YYY
4.
 
Nikon Z6YstereomonoYYmicro3.1Y-Y
5.
 
Sony A7S IIIYstereomonoYYfull3.2Y-Y
6.
 
Sony A7CYstereomonoYYmicro3.2YYY
7.
 
Sony A7R IVYstereomonoYYmicro3.1YYY
8.
 
Sony A7 IIIYstereomonoYYmicro3.1YYY
9.
 
Sony HX99-stereomono--micro2.0YYY
10.
 
Sony HX95-stereomono--micro2.0YYY
11.
 
Sony A7R IIIYstereomonoYYmicro3.1YYY
12.
 
Sony A9YstereomonoYYmicro2.0YYY
13.
 
Sony HX80-stereomono--micro2.0YY-
14.
 
Sony A7S IIYstereomonoYYmicro2.0YY-
15.
 
Sony HX90V-stereomono--micro2.0YY-
16.
 
Sony A7 IIYstereomonoYYmicro2.0YY-
17.
 
Sony A99YstereomonoYYmini2.0---

It is notable that the A9 II has a hotshoe, while the WX800 does not. This socket makes it possible to easily attach optional accessories, such as an external flash gun.

Studio photographers will appreciate that the Sony A9 II (unlike the WX800) features a PC Sync socket, so that professional strobe lights can be controlled by the camera.

Both the A9 II and the WX800 are recent models that are part of the current product line-up. The WX800 replaced the earlier Sony WX500, while the A9 II followed on from the Sony A9. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Sony website.

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Review summary

So what conclusions can be drawn? Which of the two cameras – the Sony A9 II or the Sony WX800 – has the upper hand? Is one clearly better than the other? Below is a summary of the relative strengths of each of the two contestants.


Reasons to prefer the Sony Alpha A9 II:

  • More detail: Offers more megapixels (24 vs 18MP) with a 18% higher linear resolution.
  • Better moiré control: Has an anti-alias filter to avoid artificial patterns to appear in images.
  • Better image quality: Features a larger and more technologically advanced imaging sensor.
  • Richer colors: The sensor size advantage translates into images with better, more accurate colors.
  • More dynamic range: Larger sensor captures a wider spectrum of light and dark details.
  • Better low-light sensitivity: Larger sensor produces good images even in poorly lit environments.
  • Better live-view autofocus: Features on-sensor phase-detection for more confident autofocus.
  • Better sound: Can connect to an external microphone for higher quality sound recording.
  • Better sound control: Has a headphone port that enables audio monitoring while recording.
  • Easier framing: Has an electronic viewfinder for image composition and settings control.
  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (1440k vs 922k dots).
  • Faster shutter: Has higher mechanical shutter speed (1/8000s vs 1/2000s) to freeze action.
  • Less disturbing: Has an electronic shutter option for completely silent shooting.
  • Easier time-lapse photography: Has an intervalometer built-in for low frequency shooting.
  • More flexible: Accepts interchangeable lenses, so that lens characteristics can be altered.
  • Longer lasting: Can take more shots (690 versus 370) on a single battery charge.
  • Better sealing: Is weather sealed to enable shooting in dusty or wet environments.
  • Better lighting: Features a hotshoe and can thus hold and trigger an external flash gun.
  • Faster data transfer: Supports a more advanced USB protocol (3.1 vs 2.0).
  • Easier wireless transfer: Supports Bluetooth for image sharing without cables.
  • Better studio light control: Has a PC Sync socket to connect to professional strobe lights.
  • Greater peace of mind: Features a second card slot as a backup in case of memory card failure.
  • Faster buffer clearing: Supports Ultra High Speed (UHS-II) SDXC cards on both slots.
  • More modern: Is somewhat more recent (announced 11 months after the WX800).


Arguments in favor of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX800:

  • Maximized detail: Lacks an anti-alias filter to exploit the sensor's full resolution potential.
  • More selfie-friendly: Has an articulated screen that can be turned to be front-facing.
  • Ready to shoot: Has an integrated lens, whereas the A9 II necessitates an extra lens.
  • More compact: Is smaller (102x58mm vs 129x96mm) and will fit more readily into a bag.
  • Less heavy: Has a lower weight even though it has a lens built in (unlike the A9 II).
  • Easier fill-in: Has a small integrated flash to brighten shadows of backlit subjects.
  • More affordable: Was introduced at a lower price, despite coming with a built-in lens.
  • More heavily discounted: Has been on the market for longer (launched in October 2018).

If the number of relative strengths (bullet points above) is taken as a guide, the A9 II is the clear winner of the match-up (24 : 8 points). However, the relative importance of the various individual camera aspects will vary according to personal preferences and needs, so that you might like to apply corresponding weights to the particular features before making a decision on a new camera. A professional wildlife photographer will view the differences between cameras in a way that diverges from the perspective of a family photog, and a person interested in architecture has distinct needs from a sports shooter. Hence, the decision which camera is best and worth buying is often a very personal one.

A9 II 24:08 WX800

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Sony A9 II and the Sony WX800 place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera and Best Superzoom Camera listings whether the two cameras rank among the cream of the crop.

In any case, while the specs-based evaluation of cameras can be instructive in revealing their potential as photographic tools, it remains partial and cannot reveal, for example, the shooting experience and imaging performance when actually working with the A9 II or the WX800. At times, user reviews, such as those published at amazon, address these issues in a useful manner, but such feedback is on many occasions incomplete, inconsistent, and unreliable.

Expert reviews

This is why expert reviews are important. The table below provides a synthesis of the camera assessments of some of the best known photo-gear review sites (amateurphotographer [AP], cameralabs [CL], dpreview [DPR], ephotozine [EPZ], photographyblog [PB]). As can be seen, the professional reviewers agree in many cases on the quality of different cameras, but sometimes their assessments diverge, reinforcing the earlier point that a camera decision is often a very personal choice.

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Expert Camera Reviews
     Camera 
 Model 
 AP 
 score 
 CL 
 score 
 DPR 
 score 
 EPZ 
 score 
 PB 
 score 
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Sony A9 II....90/1005/55/5 Oct 2019 4,499 i
2.
 
Sony WX800.......... Oct 2018 399 i
3.
 
Canon SX730..+..4/54/5 Apr 2017 399 i
4.
 
Nikon Z65/5....4.5/55/5 Aug 2018 1,999 i
5.
 
Sony A7S III..+ +91/1004.5/55/5 Jul 2020 3,499 i
6.
 
Sony A7C3.5/5..86/1004/54/5 Sep 2020 1,799 i
7.
 
Sony A7R IV5/5+91/1004.5/55/5 Jul 2019 3,499 i
8.
 
Sony A7 III..+ +89/1005/55/5 Feb 2018 1,999 i
9.
 
Sony HX99......4/54.5/5 Aug 2018 449 i
10.
 
Sony HX95.......... Aug 2018 429 i
11.
 
Sony A7R III..+ +90/1004.5/55/5 Oct 2017 3,199 i
12.
 
Sony A95/5+ +89/1005/55/5 Apr 2017 4,499 i
13.
 
Sony HX80.......... Mar 2016 349 i
14.
 
Sony A7S II5/5+..4.5/55/5 Sep 2015 2,999 i
15.
 
Sony HX90V4/5+ +..4/54.5/5 Apr 2015 429 i
16.
 
Sony A7 II5/5+82/1004.5/55/5 Nov 2014 1,999 i
17.
 
Sony A995/5..84/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2012 2,799 i
Notes: (+ +) highly recommended; (+) recommended; (o) reviewed; (..) not available.

Care should be taken when interpreting the review scores above, though. The assessments were made in relation to similar cameras of the same technological generation. Hence, a score should always be seen in the context of the camera's market launch date and its price, and comparisons of ratings among very different cameras or across long time periods have little meaning. It should also be noted that some of the review sites have over time altered the way they render their verdicts.

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    Specifications: Sony A9 II vs Sony WX800

    Below is a side-by-side comparison of the specs of the two cameras to facilitate a quick review of their differences and common features.

    Camera Specifications
    Camera Model Sony A9 II Sony WX800
    Camera Type Mirrorless system camera Fixed lens compact camera
    Camera Lens Sony E mount lenses 24-720mm f/3.5-6.4
    Launch Date October 2019 October 2018
    Launch Price USD 4,499 USD 399
    Sensor Specs Sony A9 II Sony WX800
    Sensor Technology BSI-CMOS CMOS
    Sensor Format Full Frame Sensor 1/2.3" Sensor
    Sensor Size 35.6 x 23.8 mm 6.17 x 4.55 mm
    Sensor Area 847.28 mm2 28.0735 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 42.8 mm 7.7 mm
    Crop Factor 1.0x 5.6x
    Sensor Resolution 24 Megapixels 18 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 pixels 4896 x 3672 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 5.94 μm 1.25 μm
    Pixel Density 2.83 MP/cm2 64.04 MP/cm2
    Moiré control Anti-Alias filter no AA filter
    Movie Capability 4K/30p Video 4K/30p Video
    ISO Setting 100 - 51,200 ISO 80 - 3,200 ISO
    ISO Boost 50 - 204,800 ISO 80 - 6,400 ISO
    Image Processor BIONZ X BIONZ X
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) 93 ..
    DXO Color Depth (bits) 25.0 ..
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) 14.0 ..
    DXO Low Light (ISO) 3434 ..
    Screen Specs Sony A9 II Sony WX800
    Viewfinder Type Electronic viewfinder no viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.78x
    Viewfinder Resolution 3686k dots
    LCD Framing Live View Live View
    Rear LCD Size 3.0inch 3.0inch
    LCD Resolution 1440k dots 922k dots
    LCD Attachment Tilting screen Tilting screen
    Touch Input Touchscreen Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs Sony A9 II Sony WX800
    Focus System On-Sensor Phase-detect Contrast-detect AF
    Manual Focusing AidFocus Peakingno Peaking Feature
    Continuous Shooting 10 shutter flaps/s 10 shutter flaps/s
    Electronic Shutterup to 1/32000sno E-Shutter
    Time-Lapse PhotographyIntervalometer built-inno Intervalometer
    Image StabilizationIn-body stabilizationLens-based stabilization
    Fill Flash no On-Board Flash Built-in Flash
    Storage Medium SDXC cards MS or SDXC cards
    Second Storage Option Dual card slots Single card slot
    UHS card support Dual UHS-II no
    Connectivity Specs Sony A9 II Sony WX800
    External Flash Hotshoe no Hotshoe
    Studio Flash PC Sync socket no PC Sync
    USB Connector USB 3.1 USB 2.0
    HDMI Port micro HDMI micro HDMI
    Microphone Port External MIC port no MIC socket
    Headphone Socket Headphone port no Headphone port
    Wifi Support Wifi built-in Wifi built-in
    Near-Field Communication NFC built-in NFC built-in
    Bluetooth Support Bluetooth built-in no Bluetooth
    Body Specs Sony A9 II Sony WX800
    Environmental SealingWeathersealed bodynot weather sealed
    Battery Type NP-FZ100 NP-BX1
    Battery Life (CIPA)690 shots per charge370 shots per charge
    In-Camera Charging USB charging USB charging
    Body Dimensions 129 x 96 x 76 mm
    (5.1 x 3.8 x 3.0 in)
    102 x 58 x 36 mm
    (4.0 x 2.3 x 1.4 in)
    Camera Weight 678 g (23.9 oz) 233 g (8.2 oz)

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