Sony A7r Mark IV

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The A7r Mark IV is Sony’s fourth generation of their high-pixel count mirrorless body, now with an even higher pixel count than the previous two generations. In April 2021 Sony announced an “a” model, which differs in LCD resolution.

  • Sensor: 60mp Sony full frame BSI CMOS sensor, no AA filter, 35.7 x 23.8mm, gapless, 5-axis image stabilization (5.5 stops CIPA)
  • Mount: Sony NEX (FE-Mount; E-mount compatible)
  • Images: 9504 x 6336 JPEG or ARW raw; pixel-shift shooting of up to 16 images, maximum 10 fps continuous (68 compressed raw buffer, 30 uncompressed raw buffer); 4:3, 16:9, 1:1 crops available
  • Video:  4K/30P/24P (100 Mbps XAVC S) in full frame (binned) or Super 35 crop (non-binned), 1080P/120/100/60/50/25/24, 720P/120, MPEG4 with stereo audio, max 50Mbps bit rate for HD; HDMI clean output via connector at 8-bit 4.2.2 format for both HD and 4K; S-Log2/3, HLG
  • Shutter: mechanical and electronic 30 sec to 1/8000 sec, bulb, plus electronic front curtain, 500k? rated shutter
  • Exposure: multi, center-weighted, spot metering, -5 to +5EV exposure compensation, 9 white balance settings (plus Auto and Custom), ISO 100-32000 (plus Auto, 50, and 51200 and 102400 boosts)
  • Focus: 567-point phase detect (74% image area coverage) and 425 contrast detect points (-3EV to EV20 sensitivity), single point, zone, flexible spot, multi-area, face detect, tracking, manual focus override, focus joystick
  • Display: 2.95” 1.44m dot tilting touch LCD (“a” model is 2.4m dot)
  • Viewfinder: built-in 5.76m dot OLED EVF with 0.78x magnification -4 to +3m diopter, 60/120 Hz, 23mm eye point from frame, 18.5 from eyepiece
  • Flash: hot shoe, 1/250 flash sync, red-eye reduction, slow sync, rear sync
  • Remote: optional infrared
  • Other Notable Features: Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC Type 3, weather-sealed body, optional VG-C4EM vertical grip, optional ECM-B1M shotgun mic, microphone and headphone jacks, flash sync socket, antiflicker, USB 3.2 Gen 1 (with FTP capability)
  • Cards: Two SD, SDHC, SDXC slots (both UHS-II)
  • Battery: NP-FW100 (670 shots CIPA, 660 on “a” model)
  • Size: 5.1 x 3.8 x 3” (128.9 x 96.4 x 77.5mm) wide, tall, deep
  • Weight: 23.5 ounces (665g) with battery card
  • Colors: Black
  • Price: US$3500 body only
  • Current Firmware: version 1.20 (August 2020)
  • Announced: Announced July 16, 2019

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