DxOMark has tested the sensor new Sony a9 II flagship full frame mirrorless camera. The DxOMark score of a9 II’s sensor is 93, one point above original a9. Compared Canon EOS-1D X Mark II and Nikon D5, a9 II is about 5 point above these cameras.
Sony a9 II compared to other related cameras:
Conclusions from DxOMark:
The Sony a9 II is certainly a niche camera, built to compete alongside the Canon EOS-1 DX Mark II and Nikon D5. However, while it’s unlikely that individual photographers or agencies would switch from those rival cameras, bearing in mind their investment in lenses, the Sony a9 II’s high sensor performance and lower price would be tempting for newcomers thinking of entering the competitive field of sports journalism.