Live from New York: Sony announces A7R Mark IV: 61MP, Video Eye-AF, 10fps & more!


posted Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 10:00 AM EDT

Click here to read our Sony A7R IV Preview


From the press conference earlier:

Sony's scheduled to announce at least one new product of some kind this morning in New York City. We're on-scene for the press event and will update this news post with all the announcement details as we get them -- bookmark this page and click that refresh button!





Live blog updating below:

  • Kenji Tanaka, VP, Sony Corporation.
  • Update on Sony strategy: 



A9  - historical turning point of mirrorless

transformed the experience of sports and news photography 

Another milestone in history of mirrorless:

The world's first 61 MP full frame sensor, 15 stops dynamic range, 10fps...

Sony A7R Mark IV


61MP sensor - first major sensor development for the A7R series since 2015.

15 stops of enhanced dynamic range. - natural gradations ranging from deep shadows to highlights.

Pixel-shift multi shot mode: 240MP - 16 image composite.

26MP APS-C Crop Mode -- highest resolution APS-C-sized capture on the market.


567 total phase detect AF point in full frame mode. 325 AF points in APS-C Area -- providing AF coverage across almost the entire frame.

61MP resolution at 10fps continuous. With C-AF.



UHD 4Kp30 video with S-Log3, HLG. Real-time Eye-AF in video!


Dual UHS-II card slots, refined focus control, new key layout, enhanced dust- and moisture resistant construction, wireless tethering (5GHz wifi), USB-C, studio lighting sync support and more...

Available in September 2019. Priced at $3500.


New shotgun microphone: ECM-B1M


That's it for the show, everyone! Time to go get hands-on! Stay tuned for more coverage about the all-new Sony A7R IV.

Sony A7R IV Preview