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Sony A7R II

Sony A7R II EVF

The Sony A7R II ships with Display Quality = Normal by default. Setting the A7R II to Display Quality = High seems advisable, but this does not improve the 5X magnification for manual focus, nor does Setting Effect = On/Off.

(!) Some users state that a difference is seen with different settings (but as this was written none described what settings they are using, not even raw or JPEG!). The following discussion should be read understanding that there seem to be factors at play that make the perceived (and perhaps actual) quality vary widely. This explains why some users assert that 5X is just fine. My own eyes have seen results that are atrocious to only slightly degraded. The perceived varies by subject matter, and brightness and (perhaps) aperture and lens performance and sharpening settings and so on. It’s a complex nut to crack.

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