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Camera Firmware Update For G Master Lens Support & More

Sony Firmware update version 3.10 offers new G Master lens support and other benefits for the α7R II, α7R, α7S, α7, α6000 and α5100 cameras. For cameras that have on-sensor Phase Detection AF, updating the firmware enables the AF system to operate properly with the G Master lenses. The new a6300 has the new firmware installed already.

Here are the direct links for to the update for each camera as well as the list of specific benefits for each model. Note that the latest version of the firmware includes all of the benefits of the previous version so if you skipped firmware v2.00, you can simply install the v3.10 to get the benefits of all previous updates.  

Sony α7 (ILCE-7) MAC | WIN

Improvements over version 2.00:

New lenses are supported.

NOTE: Please refer to the latest compatibility information on the Web.

Phase-detection AF is supported

The lens name will be correctly recorded in the EXIF

The AF can be used in movie recording mode with the SEL85F14GM

Benefits provided by previous updates and included in version 3.10:

The startup time is shortened Improves camera function and provides picture improvement for the new lenses (SEL35F14Z, SEL24240, SEL28F20, SEL90M28G)

Improves the power-on time after downloading the Smart Remote Control application of the PlayMemories Camera Apps™

Provides support for the SEL70200G lens:

Supports the Fast Hybrid AF function and future Fast Hybrid AF compatible E mount lenses

Adds the Focus hold button function Reduces start-up time:

The start-up time has been reduced in cases when the camera is switched on immediately after being switched off Improves image quality

Provides support for additional PlayMemories Camera Apps and additional features for previously supported apps:

Supports the Liveview Grading and Smooth Reflection applications

Supports the smooth automatic exposure feature in the Time-lapse application ver. 2.00 and later

Sony α7R (ILCE-7R): MAC | WIN

Improvements over version 2.00:

New lenses are supported.

NOTE: Please refer to the latest compatibility information on the Web.

The lens name will be correctly recorded in the EXIF

The AF can be used in movie recording mode with the SEL85F14GM

Benefits provided by previous updates and included in version 3.10:

The startup time is shortened Improves camera function and provides picture improvement for the new lenses (SEL35F14Z, SEL24240, SEL28F20, SEL90M28G)

Improves the power-on time after downloading the Smart Remote Control application of the PlayMemories Camera Apps™

Provides support for the SEL70200G lens:

Supports the Fast Hybrid AF function and future Fast Hybrid AF compatible E mount lenses Adds the Focus hold button function

Reduces start-up time:

The start-up time has been reduced in cases when the camera is switched on immediately after being switched off Improves image quality

Provides support for additional PlayMemories Camera Apps and additional features for previously supported apps:

Supports the Liveview Grading and Smooth Reflection applications

Supports the smooth automatic exposure feature in the Time-lapse application ver. 2.00 and later

Sony α7S (ILCE-7S): MAC | WIN

Improvements over version 2.00:

New lenses are supported.

NOTE: Please refer to the latest compatibility information on the Web.

The lens name will be correctly recorded in the EXIF The AF can be used in movie recording mode with the SEL85F14GM

Benefits provided by previous updates and included in version 3.10:

The startup time is shortened Improves camera function and provides picture improvement for the new lenses (SEL35F14Z, SEL24240, SEL28F20, SEL90M28G)

Improves the power-on time after downloading the Smart Remote Control application of the PlayMemories Camera Apps™

Sony α7II (ILCE-7M2): MAC | WIN

Improvements over version 2.00:

New lenses are supported.

NOTE: Please refer to the latest compatibility information on the Web.

Phase-detection AF is supported

The lens name will be correctly recorded in the EXIF

The AF can be used in movie recording mode with the SEL85F14GM

Benefits provided by previous updates and included in version 3.10:

Adds the 14-bit uncompressed RAW format option

Note: PlayMemories Camera Apps™ currently does not support shooting or recording using uncompressed RAW format

Adds Phase-detection AF support for A-mount Lens Adaptor LA-EA3 (LA-EA1)

Adds a MOVIE button custom key settings that can be assigned for the movie recording function

Improves camera function and provides picture improvement for the new lenses (SEL35F14Z, SEL24240, SEL28F20, SEL90M28G)

Provides enhanced image stabilization system for the following:

Image stabilization in half-pressing the shutter Image stabilization in Focus Magnifier Image stabilization in movie recording Image stabilization in other functions

Sony α7R II (ILCE-7RM2): MAC | WIN

Improvements over version 3.00:

New lenses are supported.

NOTE: Please refer to the latest compatibility information on the Web.

Phase-detection AF is supported

The AF can be used in movie recording mode with the SEL85F14GM

Benefits provided by previous updates and included in version 3.10:

Improves 4K movie recording time when using the vertical grip (VG-C2EM) or when the APS-C/Super35mm mode is activated

Improves picture quality

Adds the selectable feature for uncompressed 14-Bit RAW image capture

Adds support to output video via HDMI during use of the Remote Camera Control software (still mode only)

Reduces the chance of the camera changing to front focus when shooting certain scenes

Note: This symptom rarely occurs

Decreases chroma noise when Long Exposure NR (Noise Reduction) is set to Off

Note: The noise does not occur when Long Exposure NR is set to On

Improves continuous shooting at Hi speed so that it can be used just as long when using the flash as without the flash

Sony α6000 (ILCE-6000): MAC | WIN

Improvements over version 2.00:

New lenses are supported.

NOTE: Please refer to the latest compatibility information on the Web.

Phase-detection AF is supported

The lens name will be correctly recorded in the EXIF

The AF can be used in movie recording mode with the SEL85F14GM

Benefits provided by previous updates and included in version 3.10:

The startup time is shortened Adds support for recording movies in the XAVC S format that supports high bit rates (NTSC: 60p/30p/24p PAL: 50p/25p)

Notes: When recording a movie in the XAVC S format, you must use a Class 10 or faster SDXC card

If you format the memory card, all of the data will be erased. Make sure that the data on the card is backed up before formatting the card Improves camera function and provides picture improvement for the new lenses (SEL35F14Z, SEL24240, SEL28F20, SEL90M28G)

Improves the power-on time after downloading the Smart Remote Control application of the PlayMemories Camera Apps™

Sony α5100 (ILCE-5100): MAC | WIN

Improvements over version 2.00:

New lenses are supported.

NOTE: Please refer to the latest compatibility information on the Web.

Phase-detection AF is supported

The lens name will be correctly recorded in the EXIF

The AF can be used in movie recording mode with the SEL85F14GM

Benefits provided by previous updates and included in version 3.10:

The startup time is shortened

Adds support for recording movies in the XAVC S format that supports high bit rates (NTSC: 60p/30p/24p PAL: 50p/25p)

Notes: When recording a movie in the XAVC S format, you must use a Class 10 or faster SDXC card If you format the memory card, all of the data will be erased. Make sure that the data on the card is backed up before formatting the card Improves camera function and provides picture improvement for the new lenses (SEL35F14Z, SEL24240, SEL28F20, SEL90M28G)

Improves the power-on time after downloading the Smart Remote Control application of the PlayMemories Camera Apps™