Sony Alpha 7 IV launched with with 33-Megapixel full-frame image sensor and the HVL-F60RM2 flash

The Sony Alpha 7 1V (Body + 28-70 mm Zoom Lens) costs ₹262,490 and the HVL-F60RM2 flash is priced at ₹46,000.

Sony has added two new products to its imaging product portfolio. These are the interchangeable-lens camera Alpha 7 IV (model ILCE-7M4) with a new 33MP (approx., effective) full-frame image sensor and also a new HVL-F60RM2 flash. The company claims flagship-grade image processing from its Bionz XR engine and this CMOS sensor. It boasts 4K video recording facility with S-Cinetone color grading and 10-bit 4:2:2 color sampling.

Here are the full details.

Sony Alpha 7 IV Specs and Features

The successor to Alpha 7 III is armed with many new-gen technologies such as the Bionz XR processor, 33MP res output, and “advanced autofocus capabilities” like AF Assist for focus transitions and visualizing depth of field. There is also a continuous shooting at 10fps, Real-time Eye AF for capturing human, animal, and bird movements in focus, and a Breathing Compensation feature that ensures focus during the breathing movements by the subject.

It brings the signature features like S-Cinetone for a cinematic look on top of 4K 60p films shot in Super 35mm mode or 4K 30p with 7K oversampling in full-frame mode. The result leverages the 10-bit color depth with 4:2:2 color sampling. You also get efficient codec support like XAVC S-I and XAVC HS.

Coming back again to that 33MP Exmor R CMOS sensor, it is rated for ISO 50-204800 sensitivity, and 15-stop dynamic range.

Sony Alpha 7 IV launched with with 33-Megapixel full-frame image sensor and the HVL-F60RM2 flash

Being a hybrid model, you get benefits such as easy switching between various settings thanks to its dual-layer mode dial with Still/Movie/S&Q on the lower layer and Auto/P/A/S/M and MR (Memory Recall) on the top layer.

Along with the new camera and sensor, Sony has unveiled its HVL-F60RM2 Flash with the ability to continuously shoot flash up to 200 times at 10 frames per second.

Other goodies in the mix are 5-axis optical in-body image stabilization, a CFexpress Type A compatible media slot, a 3.68 million-dot (approx.) OLED Quad-VGA viewfinder, a heat-dissipating solution with magnesium alloy, remote sharing, and controls via its Imaging Edge Mobile app, and a new “Shot Mark” option to quickly access marked scenes in a video.   

Sony Alpha 7 IV Price and Availability

The new Alpha 7 IV and HVL-F60RM2 flash camera will be retailing across all Sony Center, Alpha stores, www.ShopatSC.com, leading electronic stores, and online platforms like Amazon and Flipkart starting 10th February 2021.

The prices are below:

  • Alpha 7 IV (Body only) at ₹242,490
  • Alpha 7 IV (Body + 28-70 mm Zoom Lens) at ₹262,490
  • HVL-F60RM2 at ₹46,000

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