The long awaited Sony a7IV full frame mirrorless camera is expected to be announced in the second half of 2021, after the Sony a9 III flagship full frame mirrorless camera. Here are some rumored specs of Sony a7 IV, you can take a look at below:
After Sony announced a7S III and a7C, there will be no new cameras in this year from Sony. While in 2021, Sony may announce two major full frame mirrorless cameras. One is the long awaited Sony a7 IV, and the other could be a new flagship full frame E-mount mirrorless camera price around $6,000. Below are some rumored basic specs of these two cameras.
According to SonyRumors, Sony has just registered a new camera code WW271448 in China. Based on registered info, Sony WW271448 will be a high-end E-mount mirrorless camera like Sony a7 IV or a7S III. This camera code is registered by Sony Japan, not previous code WW119533 that registered by Sony China. And WW271448 will have 5GHz Wi-Fi built-in. Seems this will be a good camera to compete with upcoming Canon EOS R5.
The long awaited Sony a7 IV full frame mirrorless camera was rumored to be announced at CP+ 2020 in February. Due to Coronavirus, CP+ show 2020 has been cancelled. So when will Sony announce this camera ? According to latest rumors, a7IV is rumored to be available in later this year. While we still has no info about Sony a7S III. Stay tuned.
Recently, Bloomberg said that Sony has nixed some features it had planned for an unnamed future mirrorless camera model (could be Sony a7IV or a7SIII) due to the scarcity of certain hardware, namely DRAM and NAND flash memory. Sony is currently focus their limited DRAM resources for the new PS5 production.
Sony currently has three unannounced camera codes. This means we will see three Sony cameras to be announced within one or two months. According to Nokishita Camera, there is a possibility that all these three models are interchangeable lens cameras.
Finally, Sony has registered a new camera code WW942051 in China, this camera code has same info as recently announced Sony a7R IV(B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon) (5.8 GHz Wi-Fi), this means WW942051 will be another high-end model from Sony. The long awaited Sony a7S III or Sony a9 II or a7000/a6700 or RX1R III ? Stay tuned.