Sony Announces Full-frame Alpha a7s With 4K Video Output
After courting photographers with its A7 and A7r cameras, Sony sets its sights on filmmakers and videographers with its new 35mm full-frame Sony A7s camera. This latest variant of its popular interchangeable lens camera is sure to impress with its ability to shoot full 4K video using an external recording device connected via HDMI. Other features slated to appear with the new camera include a smaller 12.2-megapixel sensor that allows a peak ISO of 409,600, along with the ability to use the XAVC S codec and not just AVCHD as before. Sony has also reported that it’s currently developing a special power zoom lens for smooth adjustments when used for cinematic applications.
Stay tuned for more on the availability and a confirmed price for the camera. For now, see the new Alpha A7s in action in the video below.