Sony re-releases firmware version 1.1 for Sony a7 IV In the beginning of September, Sony published then subsequently removed firmware version 1.1 for its a7 IV camera system. After its launch, some users noticed their cameras weren’t working after the update, effectively making their entire camera useless in some shooting modes.
Sony has now addressed this problem and is re-releasing firmware version 1.1 for its a7 IV mirrorless camera that addresses the problem. You can find the details and download the new Sony firmware update below. Sony a7 IV body (Amazon, B&H, Adorama)
Sony notes ‘This update is executed via SD card/CFExpress card, and users will need to ensure the Alpha 7 IV is running or updated to Ver.1.05 first, before updating to v1.1.’
Benefits and Improvements
- Adds Lossless Compressed RAW files in S, M and L (small, medium or large) file sizes
- Allows photographers to retain shutter speed and ISO settings for flash photography
- Adds Touch Shutter Function
- Improves the accuracy of the Eye AF feature.
- The ability to record the camera’s serial number in the metadata of video files
- Improved operability of Wi-Fi connections
- A one-minute setting added to Power Save by Monitor menu
- The ability to brighten the viewfinder display according to the ambient brightness
- Improved operational stability of the camera
You can download firmware version 1.1 for the Sony a7 IV directly from Sony’s download page. Download and installation instructions can be found here.
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