Few cameras have been more hotly anticipated in the last decade than the Sony a7 IV, particularly after the a7 III became one of the most popular cameras in several years for its impressive combination of versatility, quality, and affordability. So, how has the a7 IV held up in the long run? This excellent video review discusses one photographer’s experience after a year of using it.
- 33-megapixel backside-illuminated sensor
- Improved menu system
- 4K 30p video using the full width of the sensor
- 4K 60p in Super 35 mode
- S-Cinetone and S-Log3 offering up to 15 stops of dynamic range and 10-bit 4:2:2
- Built-in compensation for focus breathing
- In-body image stabilization offering up to 5.5 stops of compensation
- Real-time object tracking autofocus
- Human and animal eye autofocus available in both photo and video modes
- Rear touchscreen with full articulation
- 3.69-million-dot electronic viewfinder
- 828-image buffer
Altogether, the a7 IV looks like an impressive update to the already respected a7 III, making it a versatile option for photographers and filmmakers alike. Check out the video above for Sopotnicki’s full thoughts on the camera.