Vertical Grip for Sony Alpha review

Vertical Grip for Sony Alpha 7R IV – VG-C4EM


Space for 2x np-fz100 batteries doubles the uptime
Same grip and same controls to match the look of the Alpha 7R IV
Same improved dust / moisture resistance1 as the Alpha 7R IV
Same stiffness of the magnesium chassis as the Alpha 7R IV

Sony Vertical Grip for mirrorless ILCE7RM4 full-frame camera
Vertical Grip makes it easier to hold the camera and operate the controls with almost the same feel as holding the camera horizontally. Double capacity and uptime with room for two long-lasting NP-FZ100 batteries. A lightweight, compact magnesium alloy design matches the dust and moisture resistant durability of the Alpha 7R IV. (Camera and lens sold separately)

Reliability equals that of the Alpha 7R IV
The dust / moisture resistance1 and the strength of the magnesium alloy are similar to those of the camera body and ensure the reliability of the entire α system.

1 Not guaranteed 100% dust and moisture resistant.

Controls simulate horizontal shots.
The VG-C4EM provides a stable grip and easy operation with controls that mimic the position, feel and function of those used when holding the camera horizontally. This provides the user with a smooth feel and feel regardless of whether the camera is held in horizontal or vertical position.

Longer continuous operation & auto switch
Space for two powerful NP-FZ100 batteries that double the effective uptime compared to the camera alone. This ensures excellent performance and allows the user to continue shooting in longer photo sessions without interruption.

Accommodates one or two Z-series batteries. When using two batteries, the camera automatically switches from one battery to another for continuous operation.

Charge USB
Batteries charged in the vertical handle can be charged via the camera’s USB port without disengaging the handle from the camera. In addition, the camera’s USB port2 can be used to provide extra power for extended use.

2 Power and charging can not be done simultaneously.

Comfort and lightness
The VG-C4EM is designed to almost exactly match the grip shape of the Alpha 7RIV for a more comfortable grip. Buttons, case material and shape match those of the camera and provide an integrated look and feel. With the battery compartment you can easily insert batteries.

Matching Alpha 7R IV buttons
The material and shape of the Alpha 7R IV camera body has recently been improved for the VG-C4EM Vertical Grip. In particular, the handle incorporates improvements to the keypad design that enhance the button-press feel, magnification, and optimized position of the AF-ON button, as well as a redesigned multi-selector. The grip is wider and offers more space for the little finger and the middle finger, resulting in an operating experience similar to that of the Alpha 7R IV camera.

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