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

    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.