Sony Re-Releases Firmware Update Version 1.10 for a7 IV

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 (AmazonB&HAdorama) Continue reading “Sony Re-Releases Firmware Update Version 1.10 for a7 IV”

Sony a7 IV Firmware Update Version 1.10 Released

Sony has officially released new firmware update version 1.10 for Sony a7 IV full frame mirrorless camera.

You can find the details and download the new Sony firmware update below. Sony a7 IV body (AmazonB&HAdorama)

Benefits and Improvements

  • Allows you to select M and S sizes in addition to L when using the RAW recording lossless compression method
  • The shutter speed and ISO sensitivity settings dedicated for flash photography can be retained
  • Adds the Touch Shutter function
  • Improves the accuracy of the Eye AF feature
  • The camera’s serial number can be recorded in the metadata in the movie files
  • Improves operability of Wi-Fi connections
  • Adds a 1 minute setting to the Power Save by Monitor menu
  • Fixes an issue where the viewfinder display may not be brightened according to the ambient brightness
  • Improves the operational stability of the camera

You can download this firmware here.

Sony a7 IV: Best Selling in the Second Half of May 2022

The Japanese website CAPA Camera announced the top 10 best selling camera sales ranking for Japanese retailer Yodobashi Camera in the Second half of May 2022. The Sony a7 IV body wins the NO. 1 best selling camera. The “α7s III” followed in 2nd place, deciding a one-two finish.

Top 10 brand new digital camera sales ranking from May 16th to May 31st, 2022:

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Sony a7 IV Firmware Update 1.01 Improves Eye AF Accuracy

Sony a7 IV Firmware Update 1.01  released. Sony a7 IV Firmware Update 1.01 improves Eye AF Accuracy and compatibility with the Sony FE 28-60mm f/4-5.6 Lens. You can find the details and download the new Sony firmware update below.

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Sony a7 IV Sensor Gets 97 Points Overall Score

Here is the latest Sony a7 IV review. According to DxOMark test results the Sony a7 IV (AmazonB&HAdorama) sensor gets a very high score of 97 points, with a combination of 25.4 bits color depth, 14.7 EV dynamic range, and 3379 ISO low-light score.

With a high score of 97 points, Sony A7 IV sensor wins the 7th position in the rankings for all sensor sizes, including medium format. That places the Sony A7 IV sensor performance alongside the older high-res full-frame sensors in the Nikon D810 and Sony Cyber-shot RX1R II compact, and just behind the Sony A1 and Sony A7R IV at 98 and 99 points, respectively.

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Sony a7 IV: Best Selling in the First Half of March 2022

The Japanese website CAPA Camera announced the top 10 best selling camera sales rankings for the first half of March 2022. The Sony a7 IV body wins the NO. 1 best selling camera. The “α7 III” followed in 2nd place, deciding a one-two finish.

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Sony a7 IV: Best Selling in the Second Half of February 2022

Sony a7 IV is the Best Selling in the Second Half of February 2022. CAPA CAMERA WEB posted the best selling products of Yodobashi Camera’s interchangeable lens digital cameras in the second half of February 2022.

Sony a7 IV Body (AmazonB&HAdorama) wins the top 1 position, followed by  Nikon Z9 (Amazon).

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Sony a7 IV vs Sony a7 III: Which Camera Should You Buy in 2022?

Sony a7 IV and Sony a7 III are two of the most popular mirrorless cameras for enthusiasts, hobbyists and professionals alike. So the question is “Which Camera Should You Buy in 2022”.

Jared Polin shared his thought to help you make that decision much easier. Either of these cameras are going to be a great first camera or even a “pro” camera as well. If you shoot sports, portraits, weddings, you name it, these cameras can do it. Check out to find the differences between the Sony a7 IV and Sony a7 III, and then make the right choice for yourself. Continue reading “Sony a7 IV vs Sony a7 III: Which Camera Should You Buy in 2022?”

Sony a7 IV Review : Gets Gold Award at DPReview (89% Overall Score)

Here is the latest Sony a7 IV review. DPReview completed their full in-depth Sony A7 IV review: The Sony a7 IV mirrorless camera gets an impressive 89% overall score and Gold Award from the experts at DPReview.

Sony a7 IV: $2,498 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Sony a7 IV with 28-70mm Lens: $2,698 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Key Specifications

  • 33MP BSI CMOS full-frame sensor
  • Up to 10 fps shooting in lossy Raw with extensive buffer
  • In-body stabilization rated up to 5.5EV
  • Full-width oversampled 4K from 7K, up to 30p
  • 4K/60p (from 4.6K capture) in Super35 / APS-C mode
  • 10-bit video or HEIF stills capture
  • H.265 video, S-Cinetone color mode
  • 3.69M dot OLED viewfinder
  • Twin card slots (1x CFe A/UHS-II, 1x UHS-II SD)
  • Full-time Bluetooth LE connection

You can read DRP’s full Sony A7 IV review below:

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Sony a7 IV Setup Guide for Photo & Video

Here is an extremely detailed Sony a7 IV setup guide for photo & video shooting. Thanks Jason Vong, as he explains Sony’s menu system in detail with Sony A7 IV (AmazonAdorama and B&H Photo.) photography videography menu best settings setup. Includes cinematic portrait travel landscape street weddings events concerts nature macro animal bird slog hlg cinetone picture profile autofocus settings of the mirrorless camera.

The Sony a7 IV features many of Sony’s most advanced imaging technologies, including the latest BIONZ XR processing engine and advanced AF (autofocus) capabilities from the flagship Sony a1 combined with streamlined operability and enhanced reliability for photos and movies, making it the perfect all-around camera for today’s imaging enthusiasts and professionals.

Best Memory Cards for Sony a7 IV | Best Lenses for Sony A7 IV

Sony a7 IV: $2,498 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Sony a7 IV with 28-70mm Lens: $2,698 at AmazonB&HAdorama.