Sony a7R IV Officially Announced (61MP, 10fps, $3,498)

Sony has officially announced the new a7R IV (B&HAdoramaAmazon) full frame mirrorless camera.

Sony a7R IV has a full-frame 61MP BSI-CMOS sensor with a claimed 15 stops of dynamic range (it’s the first new sensor since 2015, according to Sony). It has a 567-point hybrid AF system (with 74% frame coverage) with real-time eye, human and animal AF. The camera can shoot at 10 fps with continuous AF for up to 68 photos.

The US Price is $3,498 USD, release date in September, 2019. Press text can be found here.

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Sony a7R IV Specifications:

  • 61 MP Exmor R BSI CMOS Sensor
  • 240 MP Pixel Shift
  • 10 fps shooting speed with AF and tracking
  • 68 images buffer burst
  • 15-Stop dynamic range
  • 5 axis IBIS
  • 567 phase detection AF, 74% coverage. 325 phase detection AF in APS-C crop mode, almost 100% coverage.
  • Real time Eye AF for Still / Movie / Human / Animal
  • Real-time tracking
  • 5.76 million dot UXGA OLED viewfinder
  • Upgraded connectivity and operability
  • 4K Movie recording, S-Log2/3, HDR
  • Upgraded dust and moisture resistance
  • Wireless tethering
  • New vertical grip
  • Available: September 2019
  • Price: $3,500 USD / $4,500 CA


  • World’s first(1) 35mm full-frame 61.0 MP(2) back-illuminated Exmor R™ CMOS image sensor with latest-generation BIONZ X™ image processor
  • 15-stop(3) dynamic range at low sensitivities, resulting in smooth, natural gradations ranging from deep shadows to highlights
  • High-speed continuous shooting at up to 10 fps(4) with full AF / AE tracking for approximately seven seconds(5) in full-frame mode with an increased buffer memory, and approximately three times as long in APS-C mode
  • 567 focal-plane phase-detection AF points covering 74% of image area and 425 contrast AF points
  • Debut of Real-time Eye AF for movie recording(6) and advanced Real-time Tracking(7) plus Real-time Eye AF for still image recording
  • Features an APS-C crop mode delivering stunning high resolution images of 26.2MP(2)
  • 5.76 million dot UXGA (Ultra-XGA) OLED Tru-Finder™ electronic viewfinder with outstanding detail, brightness and contrast
  • Upgraded connectivity and operability including high-speed Wi-Fi support, wireless PC remote connectivity(8), FTP wireless transfer, faster data transfer via USB and more
  • Professional 4K movie recording functionality including full pixel readout with no pixel binning in Super 35mm mode(9), S-Log3, HDR workflow support
  • Multi Interface Shoe™ with digital audio interface delivers the high-quality sound recording with Sony’s new microphone and XLR microphone adaptor
  • Additional enhancements to the body design include an improved grip and button layout for improved control with compact, lightweight body

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