News |Sony A1 firmware update adds 8K 4:2:2 10-bit video recording

Sony A1 firmware update adds 8K 4:2:2 10-bit video recording

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Sony has announced a new firmware update for its flagship A1 mirrorless camera, which adds 4:2:2 10-bit capability to its 8K video recording and Lossless Compressed RAW for still images.

Sony A1 firmware version 1.3 adds 4:2:2 10-bit capabilities that combines with the camera’s’s 8.6K oversampling to give filmmakers more control over their recordings.

The new Sony A1 firmware update also adds adds Lossless Compressed RAW files in S, M, and L (small, medium, or large) file sizes.

Selecting L size preserves the same image quality as an uncompressed RAW format while significantly reducing the file size. The M and S sizes record fewer pixels than the L size, providing more manageable raw files.

The new firmware update lest Sony A1 users combine their choice of Lossless Compressed RAW size with a JPEG for those times when they need to deliver a JPEG file more quickly.

Sony A7S III firmware update

Sony has also announced new firmware for the A7S II, which adds improvements to the camera’s Eye AF performance.

Sony A7S III firmware version 2.1 also introduces proxy recording during remote computer connection.

Both Sony firmware updates are available now and free to download.

Alpha 1 v1.3 is available now and can be downloaded below:

Alpha 7S III v2.1 is available now and can be downloaded below:

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