The vastly updated camera gets a new high-resolution sensor, autofocus system, 4K video, in-camera image stabilization and other should-haves.
All the latest technology is in here, though it's changed little on the outside.
The fixed-lens RX10 II and RX100 IV use a unique 1-inch stacked image sensor for 40x superslow-motion capture, 4K video shooting; A7R II mirrorless interchangeable lens camera has world's first back-illuminated 35mm full-frame sensor.
With its high-resolution, AA-filter-free full-frame sensor, the Alpha ILCE-7R looks sharp.
An Australian cinematographer makes a marketing video showing how you can change lenses during a skydive (if you're into that sort of thing).
The new Sony A7R -- or α7R, as Sony styles it -- is the first full-frame lens-swapping mirrorless compact camera.
The A7R II has more pixels, more sensitivity and more speed
Photographers loyal to the Canon brand may now have a higher-resolution option than Nikon customers, but Nikon's scores in DxOMark -- a core part of image quality -- remain well ahead.
The company's line of full-frame cameras grows to four models, with permanent price drops for some of the existing models.