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Sony a7 III & a7R III Firmware Update Version 2.00 Released

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Sony today released the new firmware update version 2.00 for Sony A7 III and Sony a7R III full frame mirrorless cameras.

This looks like a major upgrade as the firmware update ver2.00 for Sony A7 III and A7R III adds support for FE 400mm f/.28GM and FE 24mm f/1.4 GM lenses.  All focus areas are now supported when used with the LA-EA3 mount adaptor.

Sony A7 III camera is also the new best seller in mirrorless cameras at Amazon, followed by Sony A6000 and Sony A7R III. Check out the benefits and improvements of Sony a7 III & a7R III Firmware Update Version 2.00 with download links.

Sony a7 III & a7R III Firmware Update Version 2.00 Details

Benefits and Improvements from the latest update
      • Support of “SEL400F28GM”and “SEL24F14GM”
      • Optimization of the optical image stabilization performance, and addition of a new image stabilization mode of the lens (Mode 3)(Only “SEL400F28GM”).
      • Addition of a Function Ring(Lens) to the menu.
        Note: For the SEL400F28GM lens, the APS-C S35/Full Frame Sel. setting is assignable to the Function Ring in addition to Power Focus.
      • Addition of [Aperture Drive in AF] setting in the menu.
        *Using the lens “SEL400F28GM” or “SEL24F14GM”, when [Silent priority] is selected, the sound emitted by the aperture drive will be reduced. This is useful in shooting conditions where camera.
        noise should be kept to a minimum. Note that Auto Focus may become slower when [Silent priority] is selected.

New features:

      • [AF Track Sens] can be assigned to a custom key.
      • When used with the LA-EA3 mount adaptor, all focus areas are supported.
        Note : Focus Area options added : Zone, Expand Flexible Spot, and Lock-on AF.
        Bracket shooting is available during silent shooting when [File Format] is set to [RAW] or [RAW & JPEG] and [RAW File Type] is set to [Uncompressed].

Other improvements:

    • Improvement of the performance and the overall stability of the camera.
    • Better reproduction of the gradation of RAW pictures.
      Note: Imaging Edge software needs to be updated to benefit from the improvement in the RAW processing.
    • When shooting with a flash in an environment with flickering light sources, the stability of the exposure is improved.
    • Improvement of managing continuously shot images as a group.
      Please refer to the HelpGuide for updated function usage.

Download Sony a7 III firmware V.2.00 and a7R III firmware V.2.00.

Where to find Sony A7 III camera in stock? Here is an in stock / availability tracker for Sony A7 III mirrorless camera.

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