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Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera “α7” [ILCE-7], “α7R” [ILCE-7R] System Software Update

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2014-03-19

Thank you for your continued interest in Sony products.

 

Sony is offering a System software update for Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera “α7” [ILCE-7] and “α7R” [ILCE-7R].

 

[Applicable model name of the product]

Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera “α7” [ILCE-7] and “α7R” [ILCE-7R]

 

[Applicable System software version of the units]

The applicable products are with the System software version “Ver1.01” or earlier.

(Please visit the download page to check the System software version installed on your product.)

 

[Contents of update]

(1) For customers using α7 [ILCE-7]

 

[1]Provides support for SEL70200G

 - Provides support for ”Fast Hybrid AF”

 *Will also provide support for Fast Hybrid AF compatible E mount lenses in the future

 - Adds functions including the "Focus hold button"

 

[2]Reduces start-up time

The start-up time has been reduced in cases when the camera is switched on immediately after being switched off.

 

[3]Improves image quality

 

[4]Provides support for additional ”Play Memories Camera Apps” and additional features for previously supported apps.

-Provides support for "Liveview Grading" and "Smooth Reflection" applications.

-Provides support for the smooth automatic exposure feature in the "Time-lapse" application ver. 2.00 and later.

 

(2) For customers using α7R [ILCE-7R]

 

[1]Provides support for SEL70200G

- Improves auto focus speed

- Adds functions including the "Focus hold button"

 

[2]Reduces start-up time

- The start-up time has been reduced in cases when the camera is switched on immediately after being switched off.

 

[3]Improves image quality

 

[4]Provides support for additional ”Play Memories Camera Apps” and additional features for previously supported apps.

-Provides support for "Liveview Grading" and "Smooth Reflection" applications.

-Provides support for the smooth automatic exposure feature in the "Time-lapse" application ver. 2.00 and later.

 

Download the software here :

ILCE-7 Firmware Upgrade Ver. 1.02 (Microsoft Windows)
ILCE-7 Firmware Upgrade Ver. 1.02 (Apple Macintosh)

ILCE-7R Firmware Upgrade Ver. 1.02 (Microsoft Windows)
ILCE-7R Firmware Upgrade Ver. 1.02 (Apple Macintosh)

 

 

* Sony provides the upgrade program for free on our website, but Sony will ask for a technical fee for the upgrade service at the service counter and a courier service fee if requested.