Sony Releases Alpha Series and NEX-7 Firmware Update

At last, Sony outs the firmware updates for the A77 and NEX-7. They’re definitely something worth taking a look at as they involve some useful new capabilities as well as adding a number of new compatible lenses to your Sony arsenal.

NEX-7 updates include: 

  • Addition of capability to enable or disable the MOVIE button
  • Addition of exposure settings of bracket shooting (three frames /1.0EV,2.0EV, 3.0EV)
  • Improvement of response for showing auto review image.
  • Improvement of image quality when using a wide angle lens
  • Improvement of indication when setting “Flexible Spot”.
E-mount Lens updates include:
  • Hybrid AF E-mount capabilities with the NEX-5R/NEX-6. Lenses include 0SEL1855, SEL55210, SEL18200 and SEL24F18Z.

A77, A65, A57, and A37  updates include: 

  • Addition of capability to enable or disable MOVIE button
  • Expanded the number of automatic compensation compliant lenses: SAL30M28,SAL50F14,SAL2470Z,SAL2875,SAL70400G,SAL70200G,SAL35F14G,SAL1635Z
You will be able to head on over to Sony’s blog at 12 AM Eastern/ 9 PM Pacific tonight for the download links.