Forget what people say about megapixel is not everything because, you are not going to ignore the new Sony Alpha 7R IV that packs a whopping 61.0 MP. The Sony Alpha 7R IV is the Japanese electronics maker’s highest resolute full-frame camera ever and the world’s first camera with the world’s first 61.0 MP back-illuminated full-frame image sensor. The 61.0 MP back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS image sensor is further bolstered by the latest generation BIONZ X image processor. Here are the key notables of this latest offering from Sony:
• 15-stop 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 with full AF / AE tracking for approx. 7 seconds in full-frame mode with an increased buffer memory, and approximately three times more 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 and advanced Real-time Tracking plus Real-time Eye AF for still image recording
• Features an APS-C crop mode delivering stunning high resolution of 26.2MP
• 5.76 million dot UXGA (Ultra-XGA) OLED Tru-Finder™ electric viewfinder with outstanding detail, brightness and contrast
• Upgraded connectivity and operability including high-speed Wi-Fi support, wireless PC remote connectivity, 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, S-Log3, HDR workflow support
• Multi Interface Shoe™ with digital audio interface deliver the high-quality sound recording with new Sony’s microphones and XLR adapter
• Additional enhancements to the body design include an improved grip and button for improvised control with compact, lightweight body
Along with the Sony Alpha 7R IV, Sony also announces a few accessories to compliment it and these include VG-C4EM Vertical Grip (for about $400) that also doubles the battery life and allows USB battery-charging, ECM-B1M Shot Microphone (~ $350) with 8 high-performance mic capsules and advanced DSP, XLR-K3M XLR Adapter (~ $600) that adds 2 XLR/TRS combo connectors and a 3.5 mm stereo mini jack to the camera, SF-M series Ultra-TOUGH UHS-II SD card, and MRW-S3 USB hub/card reader.
The Sony Alpha 7R IV Full-frame Interchangeable Lens Camera will be available starting September in North America, priced at around $3,500. Keep going for the product feature video.
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