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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Most Sold Cameras and Lenses in Japan for Q1 of 2022

Here are the most sold cameras and lenses in Japan during Q1 of 2022. BCNranking collected the detailed sales from around half of the japans stores. The Sony A6100 was the best selling Sony camera while Tamron  leads for the lens category.

Cameras:

  1. Canon EOS Kiss M2 Double Zoom Kit White
  2. Canon EOS Kiss M2 Double Zoom Kit Black
  3. Canon EOS RP / RF24-105 IS STM Lens Kit
  4. Sony α6100 Double Zoom Lens Kit Black
  5. Sony α7 IV
  6. OM Digital PEN E-PL10 EZ Double Zoom Kit White
  7. Canon EOS Kiss M Double Zoom Kit White
  8. Sony α6400 Double Zoom Lens Kit Silver
  9. Nikon Z 50 Double Zoom Kit
  10. Panasonic LUMIX G100 standard zoom lens with tripod grip

Lenses:

  1. Tamron 28-75mm F / 2.8 Di III VXD G2 Model A063
  2. Tamron 28-200mm F/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD Model A071
  3. OM SYSTEM M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 75-300mm F4.8-6.7 II
  4. Canon EF50mm F1.8 STM
  5. Sigma 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN | Contemporary (Sony E mount)
  6. Tamron 18-300mm F / 3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD Model B061 (Sony E mount)
  7. Canon RF50mm F1.8 STM
  8. Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f / 1.8G
  9. Sony E 35mm F1.8 OSS
  10. Fujifilm Fujinon Lens XF35mmF1.4 R

Sony a7 IV User’s Guide

Here is a up-to-date user’s guide for the Sony a7 IV mirrorless camera. Jared Polin created this video guide to act as your user’s manual and help you set up your new camera. His goal is to help you have a great starting point for setting up your camera so you know it inside and out.

Sony a7 IV body (AmazonB&HAdorama)

Designed for enthusiasts, hobbyists and professionals alike, the Sony a7 IV is an ideal camera for today’s imaging enthusiasts and professionals, including generalist photographers, wedding and event shooters and even sports specialists.

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 vs Canon EOS R6 Full Comparison Review

Probably the two most compared full frame cameras since their announcement are  Sony a7 IV and the Canon EOS R6. As you know Sony a7 IV competes directly with the Canon EOS R6, but which is the better?Here is another Sony a7 IV vs Canon EOS R6 comparison review. Probably the most exhaustive comparison review so far. Continue reading “Sony a7 IV vs Canon EOS R6 Full Comparison Review”

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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