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Sony ILCE7M4B

Alpha 7 IV full-frame hybrid camera

 

Features

Redefining a new standard of Full-Frame cameras, the Alpha 7 IV seamlessly merges outstanding 33MP image quality, 4K 60p video recording, refined handling and fast sharing abilities making it the perfect hybrid camera. With top of the line Real-time autofocus in photo and video, the Alpha 7 IV gives the power of Sony’s best technology into the hands of creators and professionals.

BREATHTAKING IMAGE QUALITY

The 33 MP full frame Exmor R back-illuminated sensor paired with new Bionz XR processing power delivers outstanding professional image quality - even in low light situations - for all. Inheriting the latest colour science and creative modes from professional Sony cameras, shoot true-to-life vivid images with your own style.

BEST AUTOFOCUS PERFORMANCE YET

Equipped with the latest Real-time Tracking and Eye AF technology (human/animal/bird) for effortless tracking of your subject while shooting photos or recording videos. In addition, the Alpha 7 IV  shoots at up to 10 frames per second with fast buffer clearance to capture the best moment of the action unveiling in front of you.

UNIQUE SHOOTING EXPERIENCE

With a refined design, the Alpha 7 IV includes a fast and clear 3.69M dots electronic viewfinder, a new 3'' vari-angle touchscreen monitor and a 5 axis In-Body Image Stabilisation (IBIS) system  for a comfortable and stable shooting experience. With the inclusion of Sony's intuitive new touch capable menu system, a dedicated Photo/Video/S&Q dial, and a dual card slot, switch seamlessly from photo and video and focus on your creativity.

VIDEO CONTENT CREATION AT ITS BEST

Record your content in 4K glory at up to 60p with full pixel readout and no binning for the best quality. For seasoned filmmakers, the Alpha 7 IV can record in 4:2:2 10 bits and includes S-CINETONE/S-LOG 3 picture profiles for a cinematic look and ease of editing. Paired with blazing fast Real-time autofocus technology, track your subject's eye in motion with ease - it works for humans, animals, and birds. The Alpha 7 IV also includes unique video tools such as breathing compensation, a digital audio interface to attach professional audio microphones and a heat dissipation structure for long recording sessions.

YOUR CONTENT, ALWAYS CONNECTED

The Alpha 7 IV has livestreaming at up to 4K15p or Full HD 60p without the need for a capture card to keep you connected with your audience at all times. With the latest USB-C gen 3.2 compatibility, ultrafast Wi-Fi chip, and an automatic Bluetooth image backup mode on this streaming camera, transfer and share instantly your images with the world. 

THE BEST SONY EXPERIENCE

Choose from 40+ Sony native full frame lenses to unleash your creativity. Designed specifically for Sony cameras, experience the best quality and shooting experience with Sony lenses.

 

 

Included in box

1x Alpha 7 IV Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera

1x Rechargeable Battery NP-FZ100

1x AC adaptor

1x Power cord

1x Shoulder strap

1x Body cap

1x Accessory shoe cap

1x Eyepiece cup

1x USB-A to USB-C cable (USB 3.2)

 

Specifications

Lens Mount E-mount
Sensor Type 35mm full frame (35.9 x 23.9mm), Exmore R CMOS sensor
Number of Pixels Effective - Approx. 33.0 megapixels Total - Approx 34.1 megapixels
Aspect Ratio 3:2
Colour Filter R, G, B primary colour
Anti-dust system Yes (charge protection coating on optical filter and image sensor shift mechanism)
RECORDING (Still images):
Recording Format JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver. 2.32, MPF Baseline compliant), HEIF (MPEG-A MIAF compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 4.0 format compliant)
Image Size (pixels) [3:2] #35 mm full frame L: 7008 x 4672 (33 M), M: 4608 x 3072 (14 M), S: 3504 x 2336 (8.2 M), APS-C M: 4608 x 3072 (14 M), S: 3504 x 2336 (8.2 M)
Image size (pixels) [4:3] #35 mm full frame L: 6224 x 4672 (29 M), M: 4096 x 3072 (13 M), S: 3120 x 2336 (7.3 M), APS-C M: 4096 x 3072 (13 M), S: 3120 x 2336 (7.3 M)
Image Size (pixels) [16:9] #35 mm full frame L: 7008 x 3944 (28 M), M: 4608 x 2592 (12 M), S: 3504 x 1968 (6.9 M), APS-C M: 4608 x 2592 (12 M), S: 3504 x 1968 (6.9 M)
Image size (pixels) [1:1] #35 mm full frame L: 4672 x 4672 (22 M), M: 3072 x 3072 (9.4 M), S: 2336 x 2336 (5.5 M), APS-C M: 3072 x 3072 (9.4 M), S: 2336 x 2336 (5.5 M)
Image Quality Modes RAW (Compressed / Lossless Compressed / Uncompressed) JPEG (Extra fine / Fine / Standard / Light) HEIF (4:2:0 / 4:2:2) (Extra fine / Fine / Standard / Light) RAW & JPEG RAW & HEIF
RAW Output (14bit) Yes
Creative Look ST, PT, NT, VV, VV2, FL, IN, SH, BW, SE, Custom Look (1-6)
Picture Profile Yes (Off / PP1-PP11) Parameters: Black level, Gamma (Movie, Still, S-Cinetone, Cine1-4, ITU709, ITU709 [800%], S-Log2, S-Log3, HLG, HLG1-3), Black Gamma, Knee, Colour Mode, Saturation, Colour Phase, Colour Depth, Detail, Copy, Reset Soft Skin Effect
Dynamic Range Function Off, Dynamic Range Optimiser
Colour Space sRGB standard (with sYCC gamut), Adobe RGB standard and Rec. ITU-R BT.2100 standard (BT.2020 gamut).*1
RECORDING (MOVIE)
Recording Format XAVC S XAVC HS
Video Compression XAVC S: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 XAVC HS: MPEG-H HEVC/H.265
Audio Recording Format LPCM 2 ch(48 kHz 16 bit), LPCM 2 ch(48 kHz 24 bit) , LPCM 4 ch(48 kHz 24 bit) , MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2 ch
Creative Look ST, PT, NT, VV, VV2, FL, IN, SH, BW, SE, Custom Look (1-6)
Picture Profile Yes (Off / PP1-PP11) Parameters: Black level, Gamma (Movie, Still,S-Cinetone, Cine1-4, ITU709, ITU709 [800%], S-Log2, S-Log3, HLG, HLG1-3), Black Gamma, Knee, Colour Mode, Saturation, Colour Phase, Colour Depth, Detail, Copy, Reset
Soft Skin Effect
Colour Space Rec. ITU-R BT.2100 standard compatible (BT.2020 gamut)
Recording 3840 x 2160 (4:2:0, 10bit, PAL) (Approx.) 50p (150 Mbps / 75 Mbps / 45 Mbps) 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit, NTSC) (Approx.) 60p (200 Mbps / 100 Mbps) 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit, PAL) (Approx.) 50p (200 Mbps / 100 Mbps) 3840 x 2160 (4:2:0, 10bit, NTSC) (Approx.) 24p (100 Mbps / 50 Mbps / 30 Mbps) 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit, NTSC) (Approx.) 24p (100 Mbps / 50 Mbps) 3840 x 2160 (4:2:0, 8bit, NTSC) (Approx.) 60p (150 Mbps) 3840 x 2160 (4:2:0, 8bit, NTSC) (Approx.) 30p (100 Mbps / 60 Mbps) 3840 x 2160 (4:2:0, 8bit, NTSC) (Approx.) 24p (100 Mbps / 60 Mbps) 3840 x 2160 (4:2:0, 8bit, PAL) (Approx.) 50p (150 Mbps) 3840 x 2160 (4:2:0, 8bit, PAL) (Approx.) 25p (100 Mbps / 60 Mbps) 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit, NTSC) (Approx.) 60p (200 Mbps) 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit, NTSC) (Approx.) 30p (140 Mbps) 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit, NTSC) (Approx.) 24p (100 Mbps) 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit, PAL) (Approx.) 50p (200 Mbps) 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit, PAL) (Approx.) 25p (140 Mbps) 1920 x 1080 (4:2:0, 8bit, NTSC) (Approx.) 120p (100 Mbps / 60 Mbps) 1920 x 1080 (4:2:0, 8bit, PAL) (Approx.) 100p (100 Mbps / 60 Mbps) 1920 x 1080 (4:2:2, 10bit, NTSC) (Approx.) 60p (50 Mbps) 1920 x 1080 (4:2:2, 10bit, PAL) (Approx.) 50p (50 Mbps) 1920 x 1080 (4:2:0, 8bit, NTSC) (Approx.) 60p (50 Mbps / 25 Mbps) 1920 x 1080 (4:2:0, 8bit, PAL) (Approx.) 50p (50 Mbps / 25 Mbps) 1920 x 1080 (4:2:2, 10bit, NTSC) (Approx.) 30p (50 Mbps)*6 1920 x 1080 (4:2:2, 10bit, PAL) (Approx.) 25p (50 Mbps) 1920 x 1080 (4:2:0, 8bit, NTSC) (Approx.) 30p (50 Mbps / 16 Mbps) 1920 x 1080 (4:2:0, 8bit, PAL) (Approx.) 25p (50 Mbps / 16 Mbps) 1920 x 1080 (4:2:2, 10bit, NTSC) (Approx.) 24p (50 Mbps) 1920 x 1080 (4:2:0, 8bit, NTSC) (Approx.) 24p (50 Mbps) 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit, NTSC) (Approx.) 60p (600 Mbps) 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit, PAL) (Approx.) 50p (500 Mbps) 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit, NTSC) (Approx.) 30p (300 Mbps) 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit, PAL) (Approx.) 25p (250 Mbps) 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit, NTSC) (Approx.) 24p (240 Mbps) 1920 x 1080 (4:2:2, 10bit, NTSC) (Approx.) 60p (222 Mbps) 1920 x 1080 (4:2:2, 10bit, PAL) (Approx.) 50p (185 Mbps) 1920 x 1080 (4:2:2, 10bit, NTSC) (Approx.) 30p (111 Mbps) 1920 x 1080 (4:2:2, 10bit, PAL) (Approx.) 25p (93 Mbps) 1920 x 1080 (4:2:2, 10bit, NTSC) (Approx.) 24p (89 Mbps)
Image Frame Rate NTSC mode: 1fps,2fps,4fps,8fps,15fps,30fps,60fps,120fps PAL mode: 1fps,2fps,3fps,6fps,12fps,25fps,50fps,100fps
Audio Level Display Yes
Audio Rec Level Yes
PAL/NTSC Selector Yes
Proxy Recording Yes (1280 x 720 (Approx. 6 Mbps), 1920 x 1080(Approx. 9 Mbps), 1920 x 1080(Approx. 16 Mbps))
TC/UB Yes
Auto Slow Shutter Yes
Gamma Disp. Assist Yes
RECORDING SYSTEM:
Location information Link from smartphone Yes
Media SD memory card SDHC memory card (UHS-I/II compliant) SDXC memory card (UHS-I/II compliant) CFexpress Type A memory card
Memory Card Slot SLOT1: Multi slot for SD (UHS-I/II compliant) memory card / CFexpress Type A card, SLOT2: Slot for SD (UHS-I/II compliant) memory card
Recording mode on 2 memory cards Simult. Rec, Sort, Auto Switch Media, Copy
File System FAT12, 16, 32, exFAT
Noise Reduction Long exposure NR: On/Off, available at shutter speeds longer than 1 s High ISO NR: Normal / Low / Off
White Balance Auto / Daylight / Shade / Cloudy / Incandescent / Fluorescent / Flash / Underwater / Colour Temperature (2500 to 9900 K) & colour filter / Custom
Shutter AWB Lock Yes (Shut. Halfway Down / Cont. Shooting / Off)
FOCUS SYSTEM:
Type Fast Hybrid AF (phase-detection AF / contrast-detection AF)
Sensor Exmor R CMOS sensor
Focus point 35 mm full frame: 759 points (phase-detection AF), APS-C mode with FF lens: 713 points (phase-detection AF), with APS-C lens: 575 points (phase-detection AF) / 425 points (contrast-detection AF)
Focus Sensitivity Range EV-4 to EV20 (ISO100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)
Focus Mode AF-A (Automatic AF), AF-S (Single-shot AF), AF-C (Continuous AF), DMF (Direct Manual Focus), Manual Focus
Focus Area Wide / Zone / Center Fix / Spot / Expand Spot / Tracking
Eye AF [Still images] Human (Right/Left Eye Select) / Animal (Right/Left Eye Select) / Bird, [Movie] Human (Right/Left Eye Select) / Animal (Right/Left Eye Select) / Bird
Other features Predictive control Focus lock AF Track Sens. (Still) AF Subj. Shift Sensitivity (Movie) AF Transition Speed (Movie) Switch V/H AF Area AF Area Regist. Circ. of Focus Point Focus Map (Movie) AF Assist (Movie) AF Illuminator (with Built-in LED type) AF Illuminator range: Approx. 0.3 m - approx. 3.0 m (with FE 28-70 mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached)
EXPOSURE CONTROL:
Metering type 1200-zone evaluative metering
Metering sensor Exmor R CMOS sensor
Metering sensitivity EV-3 to EV20 (at ISO100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)
Metering Mode Multi-segment Center-weighted Spot (Standard / Large) Entire Screen Avg. Highlight
Exposure modes [Still images] Intelligent Auto (Auto) / Program Auto (P) / Aperture Priority (A) / Shutter Priority (S) / Manual Exposure (M) [Movie] Intelligent Auto (Auto) / Program Auto (P) / Aperture Priority (A) / Shutter Priority (S) / Manual Exposure (M) / Flexible Exp. Mode [Slow & Quick Motion] Intelligent Auto (Auto) / Program Auto (P) / Aperture Priority (A) / Shutter Priority (S) / Manual Exposure (M) / Flexible Exp. Mode
Exposure compensation +/- 5.0 EV (1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps selectable)
Bracketing Bracket: Cont., Bracket: Single, 3/5/9 frames selectable. (Ambient light, Flash light)
AE Lock Locked when shutter button is pressed halfway. Available with AE lock button. (On/Off/Auto)
ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index) Still images: ISO 100- 51200 (ISO numbers from ISO 50 to ISO 204800 can be set as expanded ISO range.), AUTO (ISO 100-12800, selectable lower limit and upper limit), Movies: ISO 100-51200 equivalent (ISO numbers up to ISO 102400 can be set as expanded ISO range.), AUTO (ISO 100-12800, selectable lower limit and upper limit)
Anti-flicker Shoot Yes
VIEWFINDER:
Type 1.3 cm (0.5 type) electronic viewfinder (Quad-VGA OLED)
Number of dots 3 686 400 dots
Control function Brightness, Colour temperature
Field coverage 100%
Magnification Approx. 0.78x (with 50 mm lens at infinity, -1m-1)
Diopter adjustment -4.0 to +3.0 m-1
Eye point Approx. 23 mm from the eyepiece lens, 18.5 mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1 (CIPA standard)
Display function Histogram, Real-time image-adjustment display, Digital level gauge, Grid line, Focus check, Peaking MF, Zebra, Movie marker, Emphasized display during REC
Finder Frame Rate selection NTSC mode: STD 60fps / HI 120fps, PAL mode: STD 50fps / HI 100fps
LCD SCREEN:
Type 7.5 cm (3.0-type) type TFT
Touch panel Yes
Number of dots (total) 1 036 800 dots
Brightness control Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2), Sunny Weather mode
Display function Histogram, Real-time image-adjustment display, Digital level gauge, Grid line, Focus check, Peaking MF, Zebra, Movie marker, For viewfinder, Monitor Off, Emphasized display during REC
Adjustable angle Opening Angle: Approx. 176 °., Rotation Angle: Approx. 270 °.
Focus Check Focus Magnifier: Yes, Focus Magnifier (35 mm full frame: 5.5x / 11.0x, APS-C: 3.6x / 7.2x)
ZOOM:
Still images Clear Image Zoom: Approx. 2x
Movies Clear Image Zoom: Approx. 1.5x (4K), Approx. 2x (HD)
Smart zoom (Still images) Digital Zoom: 35 mm full frame: M: approx. 1.5x, S: approx. 2x APS-C: S: approx. 1.3x
Digital zoom (Still images) Digital Zoom: #35 mm full frame: L: approx. 4x, M: approx. 6.1x, S: approx. 8x APS-C: M: approx. 4x, S: approx. 5.3x
Digital zoom (Movie) Digital Zoom: 35 mm full frame: approx. 4x APS-C: approx. 4x
SHUTTER:
Type Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
Shutter Type Mechanical shutter / Electronic shutter
Shutter speed Still images: 1/8000 to 30 s, Bulb, Movies: 1/8000 to 1/4 (1/3 steps), up to 1/50 in AUTO mode (up to 1/25 in Auto slow shutter mode)
Flash Sync. Speed 1/250 s (35 mm full frame), 1/320 s (APS-C)
Electronic Front Shutter Curtain Yes (ON/OFF)
Silent Shooting Silent Shooting Yes (ON/OFF)
FLASH:
Control Pre-flash TTL
Flash compensation +/- 3.0 EV (switchable between 1/3 and 1/2 EV steps)
Flash Modes Flash off Autoflash Fill-flash Slow Sync. Rear Sync. Red-eye reduction (on/off selectable) Wireless Hi-speed sync.
External Flash Compatibility Sony α System Flash compatible with Multi Interface Shoe, attach the shoe adaptor for flash compatible with Auto-lock accessory shoe
FE level lock Yes
Wireless control Yes (Light signal: Available with Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Hi- speed sync. / Radio signal: Available with Fill-flash, Rear Sync., Slow Sync., Hi-speed sync.)
DRIVE:
Drive modes Single Shooting Continuous shooting (Hi+/Hi/Mid/Lo selectable) Self-timer Self-timer (Cont.) Bracket: Single Bracket: Cont. White Balance bracket DRO bracket
Self-timer 10 s delay / 5 s delay / 2 s delay / Continuous self-time / Bracketing self-timer
Pixel Shift Multi Shooting
Speed (approx., max.) Continuous Drive Speed (approx. max.) Continuous shooting: Hi+: 10 fps, Hi: 8 fps, Mid: 6 fps, Lo: 3 fps No. of frame recordable (approx.) JPEG Extra fine L: over 1000 frames No. of frame recordable (approx.) JPEG Fine L: over 1000 frames No. of frame recordable (approx.) JPEG Standard L: over 1000 frames No. of frame recordable (approx.) RAW: over 1000 frames No. of frame recordable (approx.) RAW & JPEG: over 1000 frames No. of frame recordable (approx.) RAW (Lossless Compressed): over 1000 frames No. of frame recordable (approx.) RAW (Lossless Compressed) & JPEG: over 1000 frames No. of frame recordable (approx.) RAW (Uncompressed): over 1000 frames No. of frame recordable (approx.) RAW (Uncompressed) & JPEG: 828 frames
PLAYBACK:
Modes Single (with or without shooting information Y RGB histogram & highlight / shadow warning) Index view #Enlarged display mode (L: 19.5x, M: 12.8x, S: 9.7x) Auto Review Image orientation Folder selection (Date / Still / Movie) Protect Rating Display as Group Shot Mark (Movie) Divider Frame Crop
Photo Capture Yes
INTERFACE:
PC interface Mass-storage / MTP
Multi / Micro USB Terminal Yes
USB Type-C® Terminal Yes (SuperSpeed USB 10 Gbps (USB 3.2) compatible)
Wireless LAN(built-in) Yes (Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 GHz band/5 GHz band))*16 *15
Bluetooth Yes (Bluetooth Standard Ver. 4.1 (2.4 GHz band))
HDMI connector HD Output: HDMI connector (Type-A) HD Output: 3840 x 2160 (60p / 50p / 30p / 25p / 24p) / 1920 x 1080 (60p / 50p / 24p) / 1920 x 1080 (60i / 50i), YCbCr 4:2:2 10 bit / RGB 8 bit*6
Multi Interface Shoe Yes (with Digital Audio Interface)
Mic Terminal Yes (3.5 mm Stereo minijack)
Headphone Terminal Yes (3.5 mm Stereo minijack)
Remote Control (Wireless) Yes (Bluetooth remote control)
Vertical Grip Connector Yes
Functions FTP Transfer Func.(Wired LAN(USB-LAN), USB Tethering, Wi-Fi) View on Smartphone Remote control via Smartphone PC Remote BRAVIA Sync (Control for HDMI) PhotoTV HD
USB STREAMING:
Video data format MJPEG
Video resolution 3840 x 2160 (15p / 12.5p) / 1920 x 1080 (60p / 50p / 30p / 25p) / 1280 x 720 (30p / 25p)
Audio data format LPCM 2ch (16 bit 48 kHz)
Simultaneous internal recording Yes
Video data format YUV420*18
OTHER:
Image Stabilisation Image Sensor-Shift mechanism with 5-axis compensation (Compensation depends on lens specifications) Compensation effect (Still images): 5.5 stops (based on CIPA standard. Pitch/yaw shake only. With Planar T* FE 50 mm F1.4 ZA lens mounted. Long exposure NR off.) Mode: [Still images] On / Off, [Movie] Active / Standard / Off
Face Detection Face/Eye Priority in AF, Face Priority in Multi Metering, Regist. Faces Priority
Interval recording Yes
ISO AUTO Min. SS Yes
Bright Monitoring Yes
Copyright Info Yes
Set File Name Yes
Save/Import Settings Yes
Help guide Yes
Video Light Mode Yes
Zoom Ring Rotate Yes
Microphone Built-in, stereo
Speaker Built-in, monaural
Compatible Standards Exif Print, Print Image Matching III
Custom Function Type Yes My Menu My Dial Settings Reg Cust Shoot Set Programmable Setting: Memory Function - (Body 9 sets /memory card 12 sets)
Lens compensation Peripheral Shading, Chromatic Aberration, Distortion, Breathing (Movie)
Battery One rechargeable battery pack NP-FZ100
Battery Life Still images:Approx. 520 shots (Viewfinder) / approx. 580 shots (LCD monitor) (CIPA standard) Movies (actual recording):Approx. 100 min (Viewfinder) / Approx. 110 min (LCD monitor)(CIPA standard) Battery Life (Movie, continuous recording): Approx. 170 min (Viewfinder) / Approx. 175 min (LCD monitor)(CIPA standard)
Internal battery charge Yes (Available with USB Type-C Terminal. USB Power Delivery compatible)
USB power supply Yes (Available with USB Type-C Terminal. USB Power Delivery compatible)
Power consumption with Viewfinder Still images: approx. 3.8 W (with FE 28-70 mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached), Movies: approx. 5.7 W (with FE 28-70 mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached)
Power consumption with LCD screen Still images: approx. 3.4 W (with FE 28-70 mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached), Movies: approx. 5.6 W (with FE 28-70 mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached)
Weight (with battery and memory card included) approx. 658 g
Weight (with battery and memory card included) approx. 1 lb 7.3 oz
Body only Approx. 573 g
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 131.3 mm x 96.4 mm x 79.8 mm Approx. 131.3 mm x 96.4 mm x 69.7 mm (FROM GRIP TO MONITOR)
Operating Temperature 0 - 40 ℃ / 32 - 104 °F