The Sony Alpha A7 II and the Sony Alpha A7R II are two enthusiast cameras which were officially introduced, respectively, in November 2014 and June 2015. Both A7 II and the A7R II are mirrorless cameras that include a full-frame sensor. The A7 II includes a resolution of 24 megapixels, whereas the A7R II provides 42.2 MP.
The Sony a7 II and a7R II are the best selling full-frame mirrorless camera in the world. For shooting better pictures, you need to get a Speedlite/flash for Sony a7 II and a7R II. We have reviewed and tested the latest best selling flashes/Speedlite, and here are our top recommended ones for Sony a7 II and a7R II:
Best Flash for Sony a7 II & a7R II
1. Godox V1-S Round Head Camera Flash Speedlite Flash for Sony DSLR Camera
- [Compatible with] Sony DSLR Cameras and is compatible with TTL autoflash.
- [Build-in 2.4G Wireless X System] Optic transmission with even illumination and stable output. Build-in 2.4G wireless transmission offers all-in-one functions and 100 meters further transmission distance.
- [Support TTL Functions] TTL autoflash, Manual Flash, 1/8000s High-speed sync, Flash Exposure Compensation, Flash Exposure Lock, Second Curtain Sync, Modeling flash, etc.
- [Powerful Li-ion Battery] 2600mAh lithium batteries ensure better shooting performance.Max. 1.5s recycle time & 480 full power pops.
- [Excellent light effects] Distributing even light from center to edge, providing natural and beautiful light effect V1 Round flash head's light effect is softer and more even.
2. Godox V860II-S High-Speed Sync GN60 1/8000 2.4G TTL Li-ion Battery Camera Flash Speedlite Light Compatible for Sony Camera & USB LED
1 used from $157.52
- Godox V860II-S Flash Speedlite is Fully support TTL functions, support for TTL auto flash, manual flash, 1/8000 high-speed sync, flash exposure compensation, flash exposure lock, second curtain sync, modeling flash, etc
- 2000mAh Li-ion Battery, Max. 1.5s recycle time & 650 full power pops. User-friendly LCD display and control panel with firmware upgrade.
- GN60 High Guide Number and 22 Steps of Power Output (1/1-1/128). Auto/Manual Zoom Head from 20 to 200mm.Auto zoom (Flash coverage set automatically to match the lens focal length and image size) and Manual zoom
- Godox V860II-S Speedlite as a master Speedlite unit to control Sony camera flashes, e.g. HVL-F60M, HVL-F43M and HVL-F32M via wireless; as a slave Speedlite unit under control of Sony camera flashes, e.g. HVL-F60M, HVL-F43M and HVL-F32M.
- Godox V860II-S Speedlite Adopts Godox wireless X system, build-in 2.4G wireless transmission offers all-in-one functions and 100 meters further transmission distance,Optical transmission with even illumination and stable output.Godox V860II-S High-Speed Speedlite is Compatible for Sony cameras (TTL autoflash)
3. Godox TT685S HSS 1/8000S GN60 TTL Flash Speedlite 0.1-2.s Recycle Time 230 Full Power Flashes Supports TTL/M/Multi/S1/S2 Modes 20-200mm Auto/Manual Zooming for Sony DSLR with MI Shoe
- Fully Support HSS(Max.1/8000S), front and rear curtain sync, FEC, Multi flash, Manual flash, TTL/M/Multi/S1/S2 modes, 20-200mm auto/manual zooming etc
- GN60, 22 steps of power output(1/1~1-128); Approx.0.1-2.s recycle time, 230 full power flashes(using 2500mA Ni-MH batteries). With C.fn cutom function settings.
- Optical transmission with even illuminatin and stable output. 2.4G wireless trnasmission with all-in-one functions and 100 meters further transimission. With dot-matrix LCD panel to offer clear and easy operation. Use 4 function buttons to change various settings according to different situations.
- TT685S is compatibe with Sony Wireless Lighting System(WL). As a mster unit TT685S can control Sony cameras flashes e.g. HVL-F60M, HVL-F43M and HVL-F32M via wireless. As a slave unit, TT685S can be controlled by wireless signals of Sony camera flashes e.g. HVL-F60M, HVL-F43M and HVL-F32M.
- (^o^)/Kindly Note that Focus Assist won't work for Sony mirrorless cameras. Whether the Focus assist works dependes on the camera actually. For mirrorless cameras such as ILCE6000L A7RII，Focus Assist Beam will not work even with Sony Original Flash.
4. Sony HVL-F45RM Compact, Radio-Controlled Gn 45 Camera Flash with 1" Display, Black
2 used from $300.00
- Powerful flash lighting at guide number (gn) of 45
- Operates as On-Camera flash, radio wireless Commander or receiver. Product doesn't work with cameras that do not have the MI Shoe, an adapter is required in that case
- Wirelessly supports 15 units in up to 5 groups; Continuous Lighting Time: 4 hours (with Sony AA-size alkaline battery)
- Recycling time of Approx. 2.5 sec. And up to 210 bursts
- In the box: connector protect cap; mini-stand; carrying case
5. Bolt VD-410 Manual Flash
6. YONGNUO YN560 IV Wireless Flash Speedlite Master + Slave Flash + Built-in Trigger System for Canon Nikon Pentax Olympus Fujifilm Panasonic Digital Cameras
- YN560 IV=YN560III+YN560-TX, Supports Wireless Master Function.
- Supports Wireless Slave Function, fully supports YN560-TX, RF-603 II RF-602 Wireless Transmitter.
- Supports Multiple Trigger Synchronous Mode. Endure the battery is fully changed.
- Supports setting save automatically, custom settings ( fan ). Verify the flash light setting
- Supports ultra-fast charging recycle system, external power supply. Check the remote control settings before use