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Sony Alpha A7 III

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Editorial reviews:
33 editorial reviews
There are a number of things that Sony has improved since the early days of A series cameras. And these improvements have finally reached a stage where I feel I can pick the A7 Mark III over a DSLR camera and be happy.Read more
Although a lot of people only upload images to Instagram from their smartphones, the app is much more than just a mobile photography platform. In this guide we've chosen a selection of cameras that make it easy to shoot compelling lifestyle images, ideal for sharing on social media.Read more
Sony's α7M3 camera introduces 4K video and boasts improved stabilisation, twice the frame rate of the previous model and a larger buffer capacity.Read more
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Key specs

  • CMOS
  • Full frame
  • Sony E
  • 36
  • Continuous Auto Focus, Contrast Detection Auto Focus, Face detection, One Shot Focus
  • 2.95 in
  • yes
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Sony Alpha A7 III Full Specifications

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Sensor

CMOS
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Full frame
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Image

  • 100
  • 12800
  • 51200
  • 102400
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50
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204800
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  • 6000
  • 4000
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  • Auto
  • Cloudy
  • Custom modes
  • Daylight
  • Flash
  • Fluorescent
  • Incandescent
  • Shade
  • Underwater
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JPEG
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  • Black&White
  • Neutral
  • Sepia
  • Vivid
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yes
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3:2
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Optics and focus

Sony E
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8.0 x
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36
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Auto/Manual
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  • Continuous Auto Focus
  • Contrast Detection Auto Focus
  • Face detection
  • One Shot Focus
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yes
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yes
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693
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2.17 in
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Screen and viewfinder

2.95 in
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LCD TFT
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yes
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yes
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Electronic
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0.5 in
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2359296.0 px
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0.78 x
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yes
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4 - 3
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0.91 in
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no
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Photography features

  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Movie
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Electronic
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yes
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  • 2
  • 5
  • 10
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yes
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  • Auto
  • Fill-in
  • Flash OFF
  • Flash ON
  • High-speed Sync
  • Redeye Reduction
  • Slow Sync
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  • Close-up
  • Landscape
  • Night
  • Night portrait
  • Portrait
  • Sports
  • Sunset
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yes
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Videography features

  • 3840
  • 2160
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yes
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  • 1920 x 1080
  • 3840 x 2160
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4K Ultra HD
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  • AVC
  • AVCHD
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • XAVC-S
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  • NTSC
  • PAL
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  • Single image
  • Slide show
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125.0 min.
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Audio features

yes
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  • AC3
  • LPCM
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yes
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Design

MILC
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Black
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Dimensions

22.93 oz
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5.0 in
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2.9 in
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3.76 in
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Storage

  • MS Duo
  • MS Pro-HG Duo
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
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2
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  • DCF 2.0
  • DPOF
  • Exif 2.31
  • RAW
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Power

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610
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3.5 h
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yes
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1
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Connectivity

yes
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Micro
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USB Type-C
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3.1
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yes
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  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.11n
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yes
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yes
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yes
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4.1
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Other features

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Sony Alpha A7 III Editorial Reviews (33)

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Based on 33 reviews
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Sony Alpha A7 III Sony A7 Mark III review: Best full-frame camera for most people
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India Today
Published: 05.09.2018
Sony A7 Mark III review: Best full-frame camera for most people

There are a number of things that Sony has improved since the early days of A series cameras. And these improvements have finally reached a stage where I feel I can pick the A7 Mark III over a DSLR camera and be happy.

Sony Alpha A7 III Best cameras for Instagram in 2020
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DPReview
Published: 02.03.2020
Best cameras for Instagram in 2020

Although a lot of people only upload images to Instagram from their smartphones, the app is much more than just a mobile photography platform. In this guide we've chosen a selection of cameras that make it easy to shoot compelling lifestyle images, ideal for sharing on social media.

Sony Alpha A7 III Sony α7 Mark III ILCE7M3B
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Photo Review
Published: 12.08.2018
Sony α7 Mark III ILCE7M3B
4.5

Sony's α7M3 camera introduces 4K video and boasts improved stabilisation, twice the frame rate of the previous model and a larger buffer capacity.

Sony Alpha A7 III Camera gear of the year 2018 - Cameralabs
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Cameralabs
Published: 03.12.2018
Camera gear of the year 2018 - Cameralabs

2018 was a strong year in the photography world with a lot of exciting new cameras, lenses and accessories. In my camera gear of the year guide I'll highlight the highest-performing, most useful and enjoyable products I've reviewed this year!…

Sony Alpha A7 III Why mirrorless cameras are taking over the world - The Tech Report
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The Tech Report
Published: 24.08.2018
Why mirrorless cameras are taking over the world - The Tech Report

Nikon’s introduction of its Z6 and Z7 cameras might make it the most recent company to hop on board the professional mirrorless-camera bandwagon, but the venerable Japanese firm is hardly...

Sony Alpha A7 III Sony a7 III Review
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PCMAG
Published: 02.03.2018
Sony a7 III Review
5.0

The Sony a7 III is an entry-level full-frame camera that goes well beyond the basics in features, with excellent image quality, 10fps subject tracking, and 4K video capture.

Sony Alpha A7 III Sony A7 III Review
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Gadget Review
Published: 14.07.2020
Sony A7 III Review
4.8

Contents1 Why We Like It – Sony A7 III1.1 Performance1.2 Design1.3 Value1.4 Sony A7 III Wrap Up 9.6Expert RatingThe Sony A7 III is a fantastic mirrorless camera able to give any other camera, high-and low-end alike, a massive run for its money. This Sony mirrorless camera bulldozes into the scene with impressive performance, quality design, …

Sony Alpha A7 III Sony A7 III Mirrorless Interchangeable-Lens Camera Review
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NDTV Gadgets 360
Published: 17.07.2018
Sony A7 III Mirrorless Interchangeable-Lens Camera Review
4.0

The Sony A7 III is a great all-around full-frame camera that offers very good features for the price. Read our review for more.

Sony Alpha A7 III Sony a7 III Review
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DPReview
Published: 23.04.2018
Sony a7 III Review
4.5

The Sony a7 III sets a new benchmark for full-frame cameras thanks to its compelling combination of value and capability. It's at home shooting everything from sports to portraits, and is one of the most impressive all-around cameras we've seen in a long while. Find out all the details in our full review.

Sony Alpha A7 III Sony A7 III Initial Impressions and Sample Images
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The Phoblographer
Published: 27.02.2018
Sony A7 III Initial Impressions and Sample Images

We are here in Vegas covering the launch of the A7 III, and since we have had our hands on the camera, and were allowed to take some shots, we are coming to you here with our (very) initial thoughts on the Sony A7 III.