Sony’s a7 series is split into three lines, with the a7 IV being the latest model in the generalist camp, offering a range of improvements and new features over its already highly respected predecessor. With impressive capabilities for both video and photo work, the a7 IV looks like a fantastic option for hybrid shooters, and this great video review takes a look at the sort of performance and quality you can expect from it in practice.
- 33-megapixel backside-illuminated sensor
- Improved autofocus with real-time object tracking
- Human and animal eye autofocus available for both photo and video work
- Improved menus
- Fully articulating touchscreen
- 3.69-million-dot EVF
- In-body image stabilization offering up to 5.5 stops of compensation
- Over 15 stops of dynamic range
- Full frame 4K 30p video and 4K 60p video in Super 35
- Compensation for focus breathing
- S-Cinetone and S-Log3 oferring up to 15 stops of dynamic range and 10-bit 4:2:2
- 828-shot buffer
The Super 35 crop when shooting 4K 60p video has definitely been a concern of many potential buyers, but overall, the a7 IV looks like a very capable and well-balanced camera, particularly at its price point. Check out the video above for the full rundown.