Sony a7R V Rumored to be Announced on October 26th

Sony A7R V is coming soon! According to the latest Sony rumors, the new camera is scheduled to be announced on October 26th, 2022.

Sony a7R V (ILCE-7RM5) will be the fifth model in the series. Currently, there is no confirmed specs of Sony a7R V yet, so you can have a look at the previously rumored specs below: Continue reading “Sony a7R V Rumored to be Announced on October 26th”

Full Specifications of Sony a7R V (ILCE-7RM5) Camera

Full Specifications of Sony a7R V (ILCE-7RM5) Camera have been leaked on the web. As you know the Sony A7R series is a high resolution mirrorless camera model designed not for video shooters but for photographers who care about details.

Sony a7R V (ILCE-7RM5) will be the fifth model in the series and expected to be announced in late 2022 or in the beginning of 2023. On the other hand Sony A7RV is already in the upcoming Sony cameras for the year 2022. Sony is rumored to announce the Sony a7R V and a new ZV-1 styled camera before the Sony A9 III camera (successor of Sony A9 II).

Here are the full specifications of the upcoming Sony a7R V (ILCE-7RM5) mirrorless camera.

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List of Most Sold Cameras and Lenses in Japan for Q1 2022

Check out the list of most sold cameras and lenses in Japan during Q1 of 2022. BCNranking collected the detailed sales from around half of the japans stores. The Sony A6100 was the best selling Sony camera while Tamron  leads for the lens category.

Cameras:

  1. Canon EOS Kiss M2 Double Zoom Kit White
  2. Canon EOS Kiss M2 Double Zoom Kit Black
  3. Canon EOS RP / RF24-105 IS STM Lens Kit
  4. Sony α6100 Double Zoom Lens Kit Black
  5. Sony α7 IV
  6. OM Digital PEN E-PL10 EZ Double Zoom Kit White
  7. Canon EOS Kiss M Double Zoom Kit White
  8. Sony α6400 Double Zoom Lens Kit Silver
  9. Nikon Z 50 Double Zoom Kit
  10. Panasonic LUMIX G100 standard zoom lens with tripod grip

Lenses:

  1. Tamron 28-75mm F / 2.8 Di III VXD G2 Model A063
  2. Tamron 28-200mm F/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD Model A071
  3. OM SYSTEM M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 75-300mm F4.8-6.7 II
  4. Canon EF50mm F1.8 STM
  5. Sigma 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN | Contemporary (Sony E mount)
  6. Tamron 18-300mm F / 3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD Model B061 (Sony E mount)
  7. Canon RF50mm F1.8 STM
  8. Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f / 1.8G
  9. Sony E 35mm F1.8 OSS
  10. Fujifilm Fujinon Lens XF35mmF1.4 R

Sony a7 IV Firmware Update 1.01 Now Available

Sony released a new firmware update 1.01 for the Sony A7IV camera. Sony a7 IV Firmware Update 1.01 improves Eye AF Accuracy and compatibility with the Sony FE 28-60mm f/4-5.6 Lens.

The Sony a7 IV is the fourth generation of the company’s core a7 full-frame mirrorless camera model. You can find the details and download the new Sony firmware update below. Continue reading “Sony a7 IV Firmware Update 1.01 Now Available”

Sony A7 IV Sensor Review : Very High Score 97 Points

DxOMark completed their full in-depth review for 33MP BSI-CMOS sensor inside the Sony A7 IV camera. According to their sensor review; the Sony a7 IV (AmazonB&HAdorama) achieved an excellent overall DxOMark sensor score of 97 points, with a combination of 25.4 bits color depth, 14.7 EV dynamic range, and 3379 ISO low-light score. Continue reading “Sony A7 IV Sensor Review : Very High Score 97 Points”

Sony A7 IV Gets 89% Overall Score and Gold Award

DPReview has published full in-depth review and test results for the Sony A7 IV. The full frame mirrorless camera achieves an excellent 89% overall score and gold Award from the experts at DPReview.

Sony a7 IV: $2,498 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Sony a7 IV with 28-70mm Lens: $2,698 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Key Specifications

  • 33MP BSI CMOS full-frame sensor
  • Up to 10 fps shooting in lossy Raw with extensive buffer
  • In-body stabilization rated up to 5.5EV
  • Full-width oversampled 4K from 7K, up to 30p
  • 4K/60p (from 4.6K capture) in Super35 / APS-C mode
  • 10-bit video or HEIF stills capture
  • H.265 video, S-Cinetone color mode
  • 3.69M dot OLED viewfinder
  • Twin card slots (1x CFe A/UHS-II, 1x UHS-II SD)
  • Full-time Bluetooth LE connection

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Best Memory Cards for Sony a7 IV

Best CFexpress cards and SD memory cards for Sony a7 IV mirrorless camera. Here is the guide for you to get the top recommended & CFexpress cards and SD cards for Sony a7 IV.

The Sony a7 IV has dual memory card slots: The card slot 1 supports both the fast CFexpress Type A cards and the UHS-II SD cards while the card slot 2 is only compatible with UHS-II SD cards. In addition, the Sony a7 IV features many of Sony’s most advanced imaging technologies, including the latest BIONZ XR processing engine and advanced AF (autofocus) capabilities from the flagship Sony a1 combined with streamlined operability and enhanced reliability for photos and movies, making it the perfect all-around camera for today’s imaging enthusiasts and professionals. So, with advanced AI-based autofocus, evolved movie technologies and greater streaming and sharing functionality, the Sony a7 IV is a well-rounded camera suitable for all kinds of photography.

As mentioned above, the Sony a7 IV (AmazonB&HAdorama) has 2x memory card slots: 1 x CFexpress Type A / SD (UHS-II) card slot and 1 x UHS-II SD card slot. Although SD cards and CFexpress Type A cards are not the same in size, the Sony a7 IV card slot 1 will accept either card type. If you want to get ultra high read speeds (transfer speed) and write speeds (fast buffer clearing time) to get the best out of your Sony a7 IV camera, here we list the top recommended & fastest CFexpress Type A cards and SD cards for the Sony a7 IV mirrorless camera based on the speed and price. Continue reading “Best Memory Cards for Sony a7 IV”

Best Lenses for Sony a7 IV

Best Lenses for Sony a7 IV full frame E-mount mirrorless camera. Looking for recommended lenses for your Sony a7IV? Here are the top recommended Sony a7 IV lenses.

The Sony a7 IV features many of Sony’s most advanced imaging technologies, including the latest BIONZ XR processing engine and advanced AF (autofocus) capabilities from the flagship Sony a1 combined with streamlined operability and enhanced reliability for photos and movies, making it the perfect all-around camera for today’s imaging enthusiasts and professionals. The Sony a7 IV also boasts a 33MP image resolution, rich movie expression and various features to support the growing demand for remote communication, bringing new meaning to what a “basic” camera can accomplish, and it is capable of recording 4K 60p 10-bit 4:2:2 video and full-frame 7K oversampling for 4K 30p output, as well as up to 10 fps continuous shooting using either the mechanical or electronic shutter and with AF/AE enabled. So, with advanced AI-based autofocus, evolved movie technologies and greater streaming and sharing functionality, the Sony a7 IV is a well-rounded camera suitable for all kinds of photography.

So, if you own a brand new Sony a7 IV (AmazonB&HAdorama), the next thing is to find the best/right lenses. In this article we list the top recommended and most suitable native full-frame E-mount lenses for Sony a7 IV mirrorless camera including leading prime and zoom options from wide-angle to telephoto, which helps you choosing the exact lens of your demanding situation. Continue reading “Best Lenses for Sony a7 IV”

Sony A7 IV Announced, Priced $2,498, Available for Pre-Order

Sony has officially announced the new Sony A7 IV. It does double duty with strong stills and video performance. An advanced hybrid mirrorless camera, the a7 IV has the resolution and AF performance that appeals to photographers along with robust 4K 60p video recording for filmmakers and content creators.

The newly developed 33MP Exmor R CMOS sensor pairs with the BIONZ XR processor from the Alpha 1 to achieve quick shooting up to 10 fps and 4K 60p video recording, along with broad sensitivity up to ISO 51200 and a wide 15+ stop dynamic range. Beyond image quality, the sensor and processor also contribute to an advanced AI-based AF system that supports Real-time Eye AF and Real-time Tracking for intuitive AF control and subject tracking.

The new sensor is combined with Sony’s Bionz XR processing engine to deliver speed and resolution, with a host of new AF modes. New to the Sony A7 IV is an Eye AF Birds mode and Eye AF for video. These join the existing Eye AF and Animal Eye AF modes.

The a7 IV will be available from late December 2021 at a recommended price of $2499, a $500 increase over the launch price of the a7 III.

Pre-order links:

Sony a7 IV: $2,498 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Sony a7 IV with 28-70mm Lens: $2,698 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

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Confirmed: Sony a7 IV Will Be Announced on October 21st

Sony released a new teaser that the Sony a7 IV mirrorless camera will be officially announced on October 21st, 2021 at 10: 00EDT / 15: 00BST / 22: 00SGT.

According to latest Sony rumors, the upcoming Sony A7 IV will feature 33MP Sensor, much improved touchscreen function and can do 4K streaming.  Check out the Sony a7 IV teaser below.

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