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
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...
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.