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Sony A7R IV - the first full-frame mirrorless 61 MP sensor (9 photos)


Digital cameras are constantly being improved,competition requires developers to create new devices with unique characteristics. In an effort to outrun the closest competitors of Canon and Nikon, the Japanese company Sony introduced a new product - a full-frame mirrorless camera Sony A7R IV, which will be able to create still images in image quality comparable to those obtained by shooting medium format cameras. The new A7R IV has a 61-megapixel sensor, while the previous A7R III has a 42.4-megapixel sensor.


The developers say that in the new cameraA high level of detail is achieved even when the image is enlarged. The camera has a dynamic range of 15 exposure stages, and it is equipped with a 5-axis optical image stabilization system. There is a digital OLED viewfinder with a resolution of 5.76 million pixels and a folding 3-inch display with a resolution of 1.44 million pixels. Provides the mode of continuous shooting at a speed of 10 frames per second. with constant focus or individual for each shot.


The autofocus system uses 567 points of phaseFocus detection with Sony’s proprietary animal and human eye tracking system. For the first time in one of its cameras, Sony used real-time autofocus to record video. A7R IV can record 4K clips with S-Log 2/3 curves for professional editing and HDR. Sony is also expanding the sound recording capabilities of the A7R IV with a new system that captures digital audio.

The camera has an improved protection system againstdust and moisture. The body is made with an improved ergonomic handle. For information storage, there are two slots for UHS-II SD memory cards, wireless connection via Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth and NFC is also available. The camera will go on sale in September 2019 and will cost $ 3,500.


Source: theverge.com, photography.com