With Sony A7R V, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 7680 x 4320 at 25p, 23.98p fps with bit rates up to 600 mbps and save in MPEG-4, XAVC S, XAVC HS, XAVC S-I, H.264 and H.265 formats. This means that Sony A7R V provides an impressive 8K video, highest resolution that is available in the market today. This is a new technology that hasn't became mainstream like 4K yet, but still gives the user a lot of room for cropping or sampling down to 4K or lower if needed.
A great advantage of Sony A7R V while shooting video at resolution of 4K is that there is no crop factor so you can use your lens at its actual focal length.
No Video Recording Limit
Sony Alpha A7R V doesn't have the 30 minutes max video recording limitation that many cameras have, so you can keep recording non-stop until either your storage is full or battery is depleted or the camera over-heats.
Photo/Video Mode Switch
Sony Alpha A7R V has a dedicated Photo/Vide Mode Switch which lets the user switch between these two modes quickly.The menus and the settings of the camera are adjusted according to the chosen mode. This makes the . Sony Alpha A7R V an ideal camera for hybrid use in the field.
A7R V features a high speed mode where it captures videos at 120fps which helps to create slow motion videos. If you shoot a video at a frame rate of 120fps and play it back at 24fps, the video will be 5x slower and longer than normal.
Microphones, Speaker and Headphone Connections
Sony Alpha A7R V has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker. Sony A7R V also has a port for an external microphone
and a headphone port
for connecting external headphones which make Sony A7R V a very suitable camera high quality videography.
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Electronic Video Stabilization
Sony A7R V also features an Digital Video Stabilization mode where videos are stabilized in-camera while you are shooting. Keep in mind that this effect may crop your videos a little bit and doesn't help stabilizing still images. This kind of video stabilization effect can be replicated by using some of the advanced video editing softwares in your PC.