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Expanded Specifications Sony Alpha a7 IV Camera body

Lens  
Lens Mount E-mount
Image Sensor  
Anti-Dust System Yes (Charge protection coating on optical filter and image sensor shift mechanism)
Aspect Ratio 3:2
Number Of Pixels (Total) Approx. 34.1 megapixels
Sensor Type 35 mm full frame (35.9 x 23.9 mm), Exmor R CMOS sensor
Number Of Pixels (Effective) Approx. 33.0 megapixels
Recording (still images)  
Colour Space sRGB standard (with sYCC gamut), Adobe RGB standard and Rec. ITU-R BT.2100 standard (BT.2020 gamut).
Creative Style -
Dynamic Range Functions Off, Dynamic Range Optimizer
Image Quality Modes RAW (Compressed / Lossless Compressed (L / M /S) / Uncompressed), JPEG (Extra fine / Fine / Standard / Light), HEIF (4:2:0 / 4:2:2) (Extra fine / Fine / Standard / Light), RAW & JPEG, RAW & HEIF
Picture Effect -
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, Color Mode, Saturation, Color Phase, Color Depth, Detail, Copy, Reset
14bit RAW Yes
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)
Picture Effect Yes
Recording (movie)  
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)
Colour Space Rec. ITU-R BT.2100 standard compatible (BT.2020 gamut)
Creative Style -
SLOW & QUICK MOTION (SHOOTING FRAME RATE) NTSC mode: 1 fps, 2 fps, 4 fps, 8 fps, 15 fps, 30 fps, 60 fps, 120 fps, PAL mode: 1 fps, 2fps, 3fps, 6fps, 12fps, 25fps, 50fps, 100fps
Picture Effect -
Movie Functions Audio Level Display, Audio Rec Level, PAL/NTSC Selector, Proxy Recording (1280 x 720 (Approx. 6 Mbps), 1920 x 1080 (Approx. 9 Mbps), 1920 x 1080 (Approx. 16 Mbps)), TC/UB, Auto Slow Shutter, Gamma Disp. Assist
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, Color Mode, Saturation, Color Phase, Color Depth, Detail, Copy, Reset
MOVIE RECORDING SYSTEM (XAVC HS 4K) 3840 x 2160 (4:2:0, 10bit, NTSC) (Approx.): 60p (150 Mbps / 75 Mbps / 45 Mbps), 24p (100 Mbps / 50 Mbps / 30 Mbps), 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), 24p (100 Mbps / 50 Mbps), 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit, PAL) (Approx.): 50p (200 Mbps / 100 Mbps)
Recording Format XAVC S, XAVC HS
MOVIE RECORDING SYSTEM (XAVC S HD) 1920 x 1080 (4:2:0, 8bit, NTSC) (Approx.): 120p (100 Mbps / 60 Mbps), 60p (50 Mbps / 25 Mbps), 30p (50 Mbps / 16 Mbps), 24p (50 Mbps), 1920 x 1080 (4:2:0, 8bit, PAL) (Approx.): 100p (100 Mbps / 60 Mbps), 50p (50 Mbps / 25 Mbps), 25p (50 Mbps / 16 Mbps), 1920 x 1080 (4:2:2, 10bit, NTSC) (Approx.): 60p (50 Mbps), 30p (50 Mbps), 24p (50 Mbps), 1920 x 1080 (4:2:2, 10bit, PAL) (Approx.): 50p (50 Mbps), 25p (50 Mbps)
MOVIE RECORDING SYSTEM (XAVC S 4K) 3840 x 2160 (4:2:0, 8bit, NTSC) (Approx.): 60p (150 Mbps), 30p (100 Mbps / 60 Mbps), 24p (100 Mbps / 60 Mbps), 3840 x 2160 (4:2:0, 8bit, PAL) (Approx.): 50p (150 Mbps), 25p (100 Mbps / 60 Mbps), 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit, NTSC) (Approx.): 60p (200 Mbps), 30p (140 Mbps), 24p (100 Mbps), 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit, PAL) (Approx.): 50p (200 Mbps), 25p (140 Mbps)
MOVIE RECORDING SYSTEM (XAVC S-I HD) 1920 x 1080 (4:2:2, 10bit, NTSC) (Approx.): 60p (222 Mbps), 30p (111 Mbps), 24p (89 Mbps), 1920 x 1080 (4:2:2, 10bit, PAL) (Approx.): 50p (185 Mbps), 25p (93 Mbps)
Video Compression XAVC S: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, XAVC HS: MPEG-H HEVC/H.265
MOVIE RECORDING SYSTEM (XAVC S-I 4K) 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit, NTSC) (Approx.): 60p (600 Mbps), 30p (300 Mbps), 24p (240 Mbps), 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit, PAL) (Approx.): 50p (500 Mbps), 25p (250 Mbps)
SOFT SKIN EFFECT Yes
USB Streaming  
VIDEO DATA FORMAT MJPEG, YUV420
VIDEO RESOLUTION 3840 x 2160 (15p / 12.5p) / 1920 x 1080 (60p / 50p / 30p / 25p) / 1280 x 720 (30p / 25p)
AUDIO DATA FORMAT LPCM 2 ch (16 bit 48 kHz)
SIMULTANEOUS INTERNAL RECORDING 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
Noise Reduction  
Noise Reduction Long exposure NR: On/Off, available at shutter speeds longer than 1 s, High ISO NR: Normal / Low / Off
White Balance  
White Balance Modes Auto / Daylight / Shade / Cloudy / Incandescent / Fluorescent / Flash / Underwater / Color Temperature (2500 to 9900 K) & color filter / Custom
SHUTTER AWB LOCK Yes (Shut. Halfway Down / Cont. Shooting / Off)
Focus  
AF Illuminator Yes (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)
Focus Mode AF-A (Automatic AF), AF-S (Single-shot AF), AF-C (Continuous AF), DMF (Direct Manual Focus), Manual Focus
EYE AF / SUBJECT RECOGNITION 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
Focus Area Wide / Zone / Center Fix / Spot / Expand Spot / Tracking
Focus Type Fast Hybrid AF (phase-detection AF / contrast-detection AF)
Focus Sensor Exmor R CMOS sensor
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)
Focus Sensitivity Range EV-4 to EV20 (ISO100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)
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 Type With LA-EA3 (Sold Separately) Phase-detection
Exposure  
AE Lock Locked when shutter button is pressed halfway. Available with AE lock button. (On/Off/Auto)
Anti-Flicker Shoot. Yes
Exposure Compensation +/- 5.0 EV (1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps selectable)
Exposure Bracketing Bracket: Cont., Bracket: Single, 3/5/9 frames selectable. (Ambient light, Flash light)
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
Metering Mode Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot (Standard / Large), Entire Screen Avg., Highlight
Metering Sensor Exmor R CMOS sensor
Metering Sensitivity EV-3 to EV20 (at ISO100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)
Scene Selection -
ISO Sensitivity Still images: ISO 100-51200 (ISO numbers from 50 to 204800 can be set as expanded ISO), AUTO (ISO 100-12800, selectable lower limit and upper limit), Movies: ISO 100-51200 equivalent (ISO numbers up to 102400 can be set as expanded ISO), AUTO (ISO 100-12800, selectable lower limit and upper limit)
Viewfinder  
Dioptre Adjustment -4.0 to +3.0 m
Eye Point Approx. 23 mm from the eyepiece lens, 18.5 mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m- (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
Field Coverage 100%
Finder Frame Rate Selection STD 60 fps / HI 120 fps
Number Of Dots 3 686 400 dots
Magnification Approx. 0.78x (with 50 mm lens at infinity, -1m)
Viewfinder Type 1.3 cm (0.5 type) electronic viewfinder (Quad-VGA OLED)
LCD Screen  
Adjustable Angle Opening Angle: Approx. 176 °., Rotation Angle: Approx. 270 °.
Brightness Control Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2), Sunny Weather mode
Focus Magnifier Yes, Focus Magnifier (35 mm full frame: 5.5x / 11.0x, APS-C: 3.7x / 7.3x)
Number Of Dots 1 036 800 dots
Touch Panel Yes
Monitor Type 7.5 cm (3.0-type) type TFT
Other Features  
Clear Image Zoom Still images: Approx. 2x, Movies: Approx. 1.5x (4K), Approx. 2x (HD)
Face Detection Modes: Face/Eye Priority in AF, Face Priority in Multi Metering, Regist. Faces Priority
Self-Portrait Self-Timer -
PlayMemories Camera Apps™ -
Others -
Shutter  
Electronic Front Curtain Shutter Yes (ON/OFF)
Flash Sync. Speed 1/250 s (35 mm full frame), 1/320 s (APS-C)
Shutter Type Mechanical shutter / Electronic shutter
Shutter Speed Still images: 1/8000 to 30 s, Bulb, Movies (NTSC mode): 1/8000 to 1/4 (1/3 steps), up to 1/60 in AUTO mode (up to 1/30 in Auto slow shutter mode), Movies (PAL mode): 1/8000 to 1/4 (1/3 steps), up to 1/50 in AUTO mode (up to 1/25 in Auto slow shutter mode)
Type Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
Silent Shooting Yes (ON/OFF)
Image Stabilization  
Compensation Effect 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.)
Type Image Sensor-Shift mechanism with 5-axis compensation (Compensation depends on lens specifications)
Flash Control  
Control Pre-flash TTL
External Flash Compatibility Sony α System Flash compatible with Multi Interface Shoe, attach the shoe adaptor for flash compatible with Auto-lock accessory shoe
Flash Modes Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Red-eye reduction (on/off selectable), Wireless, Hi-speed sync.
FE Level Lock Yes
Recycling Time -
Flash Compensation +/- 3.0 EV (switchable between 1/3 and 1/2 EV steps)
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  
Continuous Drive Speed (Approx. Max.) Continuous shooting: Hi+: 10 fps, Hi: 8 fps, Mid: 6 fps, Lo: 3 fps
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
No. Of Recordable Frames (Approx.) JPEG Extra fine L: over 1000 frames, JPEG Fine L: over 1000 frames, JPEG Standard L: over 1000 frames, RAW: over 1000 frames, RAW & JPEG: over 1000 frames, RAW (Lossless Compressed): over 1000 frames, RAW (Lossless Compressed) & JPEG: over 1000 frames, RAW (Uncompressed): over 1000 frames, RAW (Uncompressed) & JPEG: 828 frames
Pixel Shift Multi Shooting -
Self-Timer 10 s delay / 5 s delay / 2 s delay / Continuous self-time / Bracketing self-timer
Playback  
Photo Capture Yes
Interface  
Bluetooth Yes (Bluetooth Standard Ver. 4.1 (2.4 GHz band))
Headphone Terminal Yes (3.5 mm Stereo minijack)
Multi Interface Shoe Yes (with Digital Audio Interface)
LAN Terminal -
Mic Terminal Yes (3.5 mm Stereo minijack)
Multi / Micro USB Terminal 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
PC Interface Mass-storage / MTP
Sync Terminal -
Vertical Grip Connector Yes
Audio  
Microphone Built-in, stereo
Speaker Built-in, monaural
Print  
Compatible Standards Exif Print, Print Image Matching III
Custom function  
Type Custom key settings, My Menu, My Dial Settings, Reg Cust Shoot Set, Programmable Setting (Body 9 sets / memory card 12 sets)
Lens Compensation  
Setting Peripheral Shading, Chromatic Aberration, Distortion, Breathing (Movie)
Power  
Supplied Battery One rechargeable battery pack NP-FZ100
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)
Others  
Operating Temperature 0 - 40 ℃ / 32 - 104 °F
Size & Weight  
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) (approx. 5 1/4 x 3 7/8 x 3 1/4 inches, approx. 5 1/4 x 3 7/8 x 2 3/4 inches (From grip to monitor))
Weight (With Battery And Memory Card Included) Approx. 658 g (approx. 1 lb 7.3 oz)
Exposure  
Metering Type 1200-zone evaluative metering
What’s In The Box SEL2870, Rechargeable Battery NP-FZ100, AC Adaptor, Power Cord, Shoulder Strap, Body Cap, Accessory Shoe Cap, Eyepiece Cup, USB-A To USB-C Cable (USB 3.2), Lens Hood, Lens Cap, Lens Rear Cap

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