New Sony firmware updates released for Alpha A7s III and A1 cameras. Firmware version 1.3 for Sony a1 full-frame mirrorless camera brings 8K 4:2:2 10-bit video recording and Lossless Compressed Raw capture for stills.
Firmware version 2.1 for Sony’s a7S III camera also adds the ability to record proxy footage while operating the cameras remotely via computer. The update also promises improvements to Eye AF performance, but Sony hasn’t specified what changes in specific have been made.
Alpha 7S III v2.1 is available now and can be downloaded below:
Firmware version 1.3 for Sony a1
Benefits and Improvements
- Allows you to select M and S sizes in addition to L when using the RAW recording lossless compression method
- Adds the 4:2:2 10bit selection when shooting XAVC HS 8K
- Allows proxy recording during a remote computer connection
- Improves the accuracy of the Eye AF feature
- Fixes an issue where the remote shooting may not work with Imaging Edge Desktop (Remote)
- Improves the stability of the custom white balance
- Improves the operational stability of the camera
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