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Sony a7 IV

Sony a7 IV
alaScore 97

21 reviews

Mar, 2023

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 reviews of Sony a7 IV. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Opinions about the sensor and design are overall positive. The image quality and durability are also mentioned favorably, whereas some have doubts about the usability and portability. Comments are divided on the battery.

performance, durability, image quality, design, sensor

price, portability, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony a7 IV is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Richard Butler (

Sony a7 IV review


The Sony a7 IV is the fourth generation of the company's core a7 full-frame mirrorless camera model, and it's the most advanced yet. Click through for an in-depth look at Sony's latest full-frame mirrorless ILC.

The Sony a7 IV is the most expensive model in its series so far, but it's also the most capable.

Feb, 2022

Expert review by : Bryan Carnathan (

Sony Alpha 7 IV Review


As I said in the beginning of the review, the Sony Alpha 7 IV is considered a basic, entry-level full-frame camera. However, this camera seems far more than that.

Jan, 2022

Expert review by : Mark Goldstein (

Sony A7 IV Review


The new Sony Alpha A7 IV is a new 33 megapixel, 4K/60p video, 10fps burst shooting, cutting-edge auto-focusing hybrid full-frame mirrorless model that pulls no punches in its bid to be the only camera that you need. Find out why we think this is one of...

Dec, 2021

Expert review by : Manas-Tiwari (indiatoday)

Sony A7 IV review: A solid all-rounder


Sony A7 IV is one of the few full frame mirrorless cameras available on a tight budget in India. Is it better than the Canon EOS R6? Read on.

Lightweight ; Auto-focus ; 4K video recording ; Versatile camera

Poor battery ; Slow burst

Aug, 2022

Expert review by : Devin Hujdic (

Sony a7 IV review: Sony’s mirrorless jack of all trades


When it comes down to it, the Sony a7 IV is a jack of all trades, offering excellent performance for still and video capture.

Mar, 2022

Expert review by : Rod Lawton (

Sony A7 IV review


The Sony A7 IV supersedes the A7 III but it's not just another affordable all-rounder – it's a real powerhouse for both stills and video

Unprecedented buffer capacity ; 10-bit 4:2:2 video and 4K 60p ; Super-responsive AF ; Extensive external controls

Priced for semi-pros, not beginners ; Needs a fast card(s) ; Cropped S&Q mode

Don’t think of the A7 IV as Sony’s new ‘entry level’ full frame mirrorless camera. It’s both too powerful, too complex and, yes, too expensive for that. It’s more like a mini-A1 that’s terrifyingly good at everything but less than half the price....

Nov, 2021

Expert review by : Mark Wilson (

Sony A7 IV review


The Sony A7 IV is a worthy successor to a mirrorless classic

Impressive new 33MP sensor ; Class-leading autofocus ; Vari-angle screen ; Powerful video features

Price hike from A7 III ; 4K/60p video is heavily cropped ; Rivals offer faster burst shooting

The Sony A7 IV is the best hybrid mirrorless camera you can buy right now. A truly modern all-rounder that largely justifies its price tag, it packs class-leading autofocus, impressive image quality and powerful video features into one versatile body....

Feb, 2022

Expert review by : Gavin Stoker (

Sony A7 IV review


Sony's latest generation full-frame mirrorless camera holds appeal for both photographers and videographers

Newly developed 33-megapixel full-frame sensor ; Usual robust build ; 4K video and plenty of hands-on creative control thrown in ; High quality, semi pro-level mirrorless camera

Isn’t actually all that compact ; Could be more lightweight ; Not the most inconspicuous

Sony makes the sensors for most digital cameras on the market and straight from the source is the A7 IV’s newly developed 33-megapixel full-frame chip. Coupled with a generous resolution we get the usual robust build, 4K video and plenty of hands-on...

Jan, 2022

Expert review by : Cam Bunton (

Sony A7 IV review: Mirrorless magic


We go in-depth with Sony's much-anticipated A7 IV camera. How does it stack up to the top mirrorless cameras on the market? We find out.

Fast and accurate autofocus and tracking ; Relatively compact ; Lots of flexibility for connections ; High bitrate video

It's not cheap ; Some buttons are placed in unintuitive positions ; The menu system isn't the easiest

Sony describes the A7 IV as the entry, or 'basic' model in its full-frame series. And technically, it is. But don't let that fool you into the thinking the A7 IV is a basic or entry-level camera. It's not. It may not be cheap, but it offers power and...

Apr, 2022

Expert review by : Sam Kieldsen (

Sony A7 IV review: a full-frame hybrid camera that can do it all


Pitched as a standard camera, Sony's mirrorless all-rounder has the prowess and the performance to deliver premium stills and video.

Great all-round image quality ; More user-friendly design ; Superb autofocus tracking

Some video modes require a heavy frame crop ; Can overheat despite new design

Pitched as a standard camera, Sony’s mirrorless all-rounder has the prowess and the performance to deliver premium stills and video

Apr, 2022

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