Monday, 7 April 2014

Sony announces full-frame A7s camera that can practically shoot 4K video in the dark




Sony's first mirrorless, full-frame cameras were designed to impress photographers. Now the Japanese company is going after videographers with a new variant of its 35mm, interchangeable lens camera, dubbed the A7s. For those who shoot video, the standout feature is that the A7s (unlike the A7 and A7r before it) can shoot full 4K video.
But there's another impressive improvement in the A7s: a maximum ISO of 409,600. That's the top end of its expanded sensitivity range, so it's safe to assume that results at that level will be a bit ratty, but it's an incredible number that matches Nikon's pro-level D4S. With sensitivity like that, the camera should be able to see in the dark (though focusing with such little light may be a problem). To...
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