Sony Alpha 7R V with 61MP Exmor R CMOS sensor, AI Autofocus and Bionz XR Engine launched in India

Sony India has launched the Alpha 7R V, the newest addition to their acclaimed Alpha mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, as the successor to the Alpha 7R IV which was launched back in 2019. This model features a high-resolution image sensor, AI-based image recognition, and the powerful BIONZ XR image processing engine.

This combo of tech means breakthroughs in subject recognition and capture for both still photography and video.

Sony Alpha 7R V camera

Sony’s Alpha 7R V is designed to deliver incredible detail with its 61.0 effective megapixels, BIONZ XR image processing engine and 35mm full-frame back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS image sensor.

It offers a wide range of sensitivity settings from ISO 100 to ISO 32000, 15 stops of dynamic range for stills, and Real-time Recognition AF with advanced accuracy and broader subject recognition thanks to a new AI processing unit.

This camera also features continuous shooting at up to 10 fps with AF/AE tracking and image stabilization with 8-step compensation effect for stills. Furthermore, the upgraded Pixel Shift Multi Shooting allows for 16-image composites with approximately 240.8 million pixels.

Lastly, the Alpha 7R V effectively suppresses flickering from artificial lights for stills and video. The Alpha 7R V offers a range of features to meet the needs of professionals, including:

  • Selectable RAW options, including lossless RAW for efficient workflow
  • Advanced Real-time tracking and wide, 693-point high density phase detection AF with up to 10 fps burst with AF/AE tracking, up to 583 compressed RAWs
  • Class leading 9.44 mil dot QXGA EVF and 4-axis multi-angle LCD monitor with 3.2-type large screen

The Alpha 7R V also includes focus features that support high resolution including full-time DMF (direct manual focus), and focus bracketing, a highly requested capability that allows for focus stacked images.

The Alpha 7R V is designed to meet the demands of professionals with its two CFexpress Type A compatible slots and a brand-new menu system with touch control and a wide range of customizable functions.

It offers 8K 24/25p and 4K 50/60p movie recording, 4:2:2 10 bit, All-I, advanced video capabilities, AI-based Real-time Tracking and wide AF for movies, Wi-Fi 802.11ac 2×2 MIMO, SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps (USB 3.2 Gen 2) along with UVC/UAC USB streaming, and improved heat dissipation for extended recording times.

It also boasts an upgraded dust and moisture resistant design, a durable magnesium alloy chassis, and compatibility with the PCK-LG3 Screen Protect Glass Sheet for maximum reliability in challenging working environments.

Sony has taken measures to reduce the environmental footprint of this product at every stage of its life cycle, from product development to packaging, with the use of recyclable plastic, renewable energy, and plant-based non-woven fabrics.

Quick specifications: Sony Alpha 7R V Camera
  • Lens: E-mount
  • Sensor Type: 35 mm full frame (35.7 x 23.8 mm), Exmor R CMOS sensor, 3:2 Aspect ratio
  • Number of Pixels: Approx. 61.0 megapixels
  • Color Space: sRGB standard (with sYCC gamut), Adobe RGB standard and Rec. ITU-R BT.2100 standard (BT.2020 gamut)
  • Recording Format Images: JPEG, HEIF, RAW (Sony ARW 4.0 format compliant)
  • Recording Format Video: XAVC S, XAVC HS
  • ISO Sensitivity: Still images: ISO 100–32000 (ISO numbers up from ISO 50 to ISO 102400 can be set as expanded ISO range.), AUTO (ISO 100–12800, selectable lower limit and upper limit), Movies: ISO 100–32000 equivalent, AUTO (ISO 100–12800, selectable lower limit and upper limit)
  • Video Resolution: 3840 x 2160 (15p / 12.5p) / 1920 x 1080 (60p / 50p / 30p / 25p) / 1280 x 720 (30p / 25p)
  • Battery life: Approx. 440 shots (Viewfinder) / Approx. 530 shots (LCD monitor) (CIPA standard)
  • Viewfinder Type: 1.6 cm (0.64 type) electronic viewfinder (Quad-XGA OLED)
  • Monitor Type: 8.0 cm (3.2-type) type TFT
  • Image Sensor-Shift mechanism with 5-axis compensation
  • Audio: Built-in, stereo mic and monaural speaker
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11ac 2×2 MIMO, SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps (USB 3.2 Gen 2) along with UVC/UAC USB streaming
  • Advanced Real-time tracking and wide, 693-point high density phase detection AF with up to 10 fps burst with AF/AE tracking, up to 583 compressed RAWs
Pricing and availability

The Sony Alpha 7R V is now available in India at Rs. 3,53,990. You can now your hands on it at Sony Centers, Alpha Flagship Stores, Sony authorized dealers, ecommerce websites, Flipkart and major electronic stores. Plus, customers get an extended warranty of 2+1 years with the purchase of this camera.

Speaking on the announcement, Mukesh Srivastava, Head of Digital Imaging Business at Sony India, said

We are excited to introduce the all-new Alpha 7R V camera with high-resolution and extremely advanced AI processing unit which offers best-in-class autofocus performance. This newest addition to our Alpha 7R lineup is a perfect example of our persistent efforts to offer best-in-class imaging experience and new level of creative freedom to professionals.