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I got the new A7rIV and this what it feels like…


I will not go into the technical specs and will share the first impressions feelings I had when I unboxed the A7rIV the very first day.

Note:  I owned all A7r cameras so far. This is the difference between my  “Old” A7rIII and A7rIV:

What’s good:
1) The first  things I noticed is the tactile feeling. Buttons feel better, the camera body looks like it’s better built too.
2) Opening the side doors (battery and connection) feels WAY more solid than before. They are no more flimsy and they feel pleasantly “dumped” probably because of the extra weathersealing. This is probably the best first impression point I had
3) Yes my mid sized hand fits much better on t he larger grip. Also my fingers are no more squeezed between the lens and the grip.
4) EVF is great but somehow I feel I still need  and even bigger resolution for my manual focus shooting. The EVF jump form the A7rII to A7rIII felt bigger  than the one from the A7rIII to the A7rIV.

What’s not so good:
1) That damn screen should really have gotten more resolution and grown up touchscreen functions
2) That new top rear dial position look off the place, doesn’t feel good to rotate and it also not as easy to rotate as it was before.
3) The grip still looks like as it was glued afterwards on the body. A more harmonic design would be appreciated on the next A7rV :)

Will try to post some images samples soon too!

Sony A7rIV and new accessories:
Sony A7rIV in USA/CA at BHphoto, Adorama, FocusCamera, Amazon, BuyDig, Henrys.
Sony A7rIV in EU at Calumet DE, ParkUK, WexUK, Calumet NL.
Sony A7rIV in Asia at Sony Japan. Sony Australia.
Sony VG-C4EM grip in USA at BHphoto, Adorama, Amazon, FocusCamera, BuyDig, ParkUK, WexUK.
ECM-B1M Digital Audio Shotgun Microphone at BHphoto, Adorama, Amazon, FocusCamera, BuyDig, Park UK.
XLR-K3M Mic at BHphoto, Adorama, Amazon, FocusCamera, BuyDig, Park UK.

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