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Overview
Welcome to a new world of imaging with resolution, sensitivity, dynamic range, processing speed, and shooting response further enhanced. The α7R III packs pro-style operability into a strong, compact body to give you greater flexibility to take brilliant shots in any situation. With such high power, precision, and potential at your command, you can capture once-in-a-lifetime experiences. The art of bringing the world to life in photographic form hinges on a sublime blend of technical capability and creative vision. With a new system that achieves outstanding resolution, sensitivity, dynamic range, and speed, the a7R III provides the technical capability you need to let your imagination soar and fulfill your vision with breathtaking reality. All of this comes in a compact, mobile package that is easy and intuitive to use while seamlessly supporting professional workflows. The a7R III offers the potential you need to realize concepts and...
Summary
Format: Full Frame
Memory Card Type: SD
Resolution: 42 Megapixels
Sensor Type: Exmor-R CMOS
Type: Video
Video Resolution: 4K
Weight: 500-1kg
Included in box
  • 1xSony a7R III Camera Body
  • 1x Power Cord
  • 1x Rechargeable Battery NP-FZ100
  • 1x Cable Protector
  • 1x Battery Charger BC-QZ1
  • 1x Shoulder Strap
  • 1x Body Cap
  • 1x Accessory Shoe Cap
  • 1x Eyepiece Cup
  • 1x USB Type-C™ Cable

About the Sony a7R III Camera Body Only

Welcome to a new world of imaging with resolution, sensitivity, dynamic range, processing speed, and shooting response further enhanced. The α7R III packs pro-style operability into a strong, compact body to give you greater flexibility to take brilliant shots in any situation. With such high power, precision, and potential at your command, you can capture once-in-a-lifetime experiences. The art of bringing the world to life in photographic form hinges on a sublime blend of technical capability and creative vision. With a new system that achieves outstanding resolution, sensitivity, dynamic range, and speed, the a7R III provides the technical capability you need to let your imagination soar and fulfill your vision with breathtaking reality. All of this comes in a compact, mobile package that is easy and intuitive to use while seamlessly supporting professional workflows. The a7R III offers the potential you need to realize concepts and explore worlds that have previously been beyond reach.

The image processing system has evolved to deliver high resolution and low noise throughout a wider ISO range. The camera depicts the mood of every scene’s surroundings as well as texture of details.

A portrail to unseen worlds - Technology both frees and confines art. As it evolves restraints diminish and art comes to the fore. The a7R III makes an evolutionary leap, freeing the user to explore previously unseen worlds of detail, color, dimension, and time. 

Depicting scenes in intimate detail
The image processing system has evolved to deliver high resolution and low noise throughout a wider ISO range. The camera depicts the mood of every scene’s surroundings as well as texture of details.

Strong, light, reliable design takes you further
High-resolution Quad-VGA OLED Tru-Finder provides natural, high-precision viewfinder image. The functional advantages of an EVF, such as high visibility in darkness and AF capability when using magnified display, is further enhanced for powerful shooting support. For even greater versatility, the α7R III’s small, light body is robust and rigid enough for rugged use.

Shoot continuously in absolute silence
This camera allows silent shooting at up to 10fps11 with AF/AE tracking. Silence is critical for shooting wildlife, when even slight noise can mean missing a chance at an ideal shot.

Never waste a moment
New multi-selector, AF-ON button, and touch focus functions make focus operation quick and intuitive. With built-in dual slots and compatibility with large-capacity rechargeable-battery NP-FZ100, the α7R III also ensures that you can shoot with far less interruption, because you won’t need to change media and battery as frequently.

Eye AF with doubled performance
With the α7R III, Eye AF evolves with two times more immediate, effective eye detection and tracking, even when shooting a moving portrait subject.

General
Camera Type Interchangeable-lens digital camera
Lens mount E-mount
Image sensor
Type 35mm full frame (35.9×24.0mm), Exmor R CMOS sensor
Number of Pixels Approx. 42.4 megapixels (effective), Approx. 43.6 (Total)
Image sensor Aspect Ratio 3:2
Anti-Dust System Charge protection coating on optical filter and image sensor shift mechanism
Recording System (still image)
Recording Format JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver.2.31, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)
Image Size (pixels) [3:2] [35mm full frame] L: 7952 x 5304 (42M), M: 5168 x 3448 (18M), S: 3984 x 2656 (11M) [APS-C] L: 5168 x 3448 18M), M: 3984 x 2656 (11M), S: 2592 x 1728 (4.5M)
Image Size (pixels) [16:9] [35mm full frame] L: 7952 x 4472 (36M), M: 5168 x 2912 (15M),
S: 3984 x 2240 (8.9M) [APS-C] L: 5168 x 2912, (15M), M: 3984 x 2240 (8.9M), S: 2592 x 1456 (3.8M)
Image Quality modes RAW, RAW & JPEG (Extra fine, Fine, Standard), JPEG (Extra fine, Fine, Standard)
Picture Effect 8 types: Posterisation (Colour), Posterisation (B/W), Pop Colour, Retro Photo, Partial Colour (R/G/B/Y), High Contrast, Monochrome, Toy Camera (Normal/Cool/Warm/Green/Magenta),Soft High-key, Rich-tone Monochrome
Creative Style Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn leaves, Black & White, Sepia,
Style Box (1-6), (Contrast (-3 to +3 steps), Saturation (-3 to +3 steps), Sharpness (-3 to +3 steps))
Picture Profile Yes (Off / PP1-PP10)
Parameters: Black level, Gamma (Movie, Still, Cine1-4, ITU709, ITU709 [800%], S-Log2, S-Log3, HLG, HLG1-3), Black Gamma, Knee, Colour, Mode, Saturation, Colour Phase, Colour Depth, Detail, Copy, Reset
Dynamic Range Functions Off, Dynamic Range Optimiser (Auto/Level (1-5)), Auto High Dynamic Range (Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure Difference Level (1-6 EV, 1.0 EV step))
Colour Space sRGB standard (with sYCC gamut) and Adobe RGB standard compatible with TRILUMINOS Color
14bit RAW Yes
Uncompressed RAW Yes
Recording System (movie)
Recording Format XAVC S, AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compliant
Video Compression XAVC S: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, AVCHD: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Audio Recording Format XAVC S: LPCM 2ch, AVCHD: Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2ch, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator
Colour Space xvYCC standard (x.v.Colour when connected via HDMI cable) compatible with TRILUMINOS Colour
Picture Effect Posterisation (Colour), Posterisation (B/W), Pop Colour, Retro Photo, Partial Colour (R/G/B/Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera (normal/ Cool/ Warm/ Green/ Magenta), Soft High-key
Creative Style Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn leaves, Black & White, Sepia,
Style Box(1-6) (Contrast (-3 to +3 steps), Saturation (-3 to +3steps), Sharpness (-3 to +3 steps))
Picture Profile Yes (Off / PP1-PP10)
Parameters: Black level, Gamma (Movie, Still, Cine1-4, ITU709, ITU709 [800%], S-Log2, S-Log3, HLG, HLG1-3), Black Gamma, Knee, Colour Mode, Saturation, Colour Phase, Colour Depth, Detail, Copy, Reset
Image Size (Pixels), NTSC XAVC S 4K: 3840 x 2160 (30p, 100M), 3840 x 2160 (24p, 100M),
3840 x 2160 (30p, 60M), 3840 x 2160 (24p, 60M)
XAVC S HD: 1920 x 1080 (120p, 100M), 1920 x 1080 (120p, 60M), 1920 x 1080 (60p, 50M),
1920 x 1080 (30p, 50M), 1920 x 1080 (24p, 50M), 1920 x 1080 (60p, 25M), 1920 x 1080 (30p, 16M)
AVCHD: 1920 x 1080 (60i, 24M, FX), 1920 x 1080(60i, 17M, FH)
Image Size (pixels), PAL XAVC S 4K: 3840 x 2160 (25p, 100M), 3840 x 2160 (25p, 60M)
XAVC S HD: 1920 x 1080 (100p, 100M), 1920 x 1080 (100p, 60M), 1920 x 1080 (50p, 50M),
1920 x 1080 (25p, 50M), 1920 x 1080 (50p, 25M), 1920 x 1080 (25p, 16M)
AVCHD: 1920 x 1080 (50i, 24M, FX), 1920 x 1080 (50i, 17M, FH)
Slow & Quick Motion (S&Q) /Image size NTSC mode: 1920x1080 (60p, 30p, 24p)
PAL mode: 1920x1080 (50p, 25p)
Slow & Quick Motion (S&Q) /Image frame rate NTSC mode: 1fps, 2fps, 4fps, 8fps, 15fps, 30fps, 60fps, 120fps
PAL mode: 1fps, 2fps, 3fps, 6fps, 12fps, 25fps ,50fps,100fps
Movie Functions Audio Level Display, Audio Rec Level, PAL/NTSC Selector, Proxy Recording (1280 x 720,
9Mbps), TC/UB (TC Preset/UB Preset/TC Format/TC Run/TC Make/UB Time Rec),
Auto Slow, Shutter, REC Control, Clean HDMI Info.(ON/OFF selectable), Gamma Disp. Assist
HDMI Output 3840 x 2160 (25p), 1920 x 1080 (50p), 1920 x 1080 (50i),
1920 x 1080 (24p), 1920 x 1080 (60p), 1920 x 1080 (60i), 3840 x 2160 (30p), 3840 x 2160 (24p), YCbCr 4:2:2 8bit / RGB 8bit
Recording System
Location Information Link From Smartphone Yes
Media Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick Micro (M2), SD memory card,
SDHC memory card (UHS-I/II compliant), SDXC memory card (UHS-I/II compliant),
microSD memory card, microSDHC memory card, microSDXC memory card
Memory Card Slot SLOT1: Slot for SD (UHS-I/II compliant) memory card
SLOT2: Multi slot for Memory Stick Duo/SD (UHS-I compliant) memory card
Recording mode on 2 memory cards Simult. Rec (Still), Simult. Rec (Movie), Simult. Rec (Still/Movie),
Sort (JPEG/RAW), Sort (Still/ Movie), Auto Switch Media (On/Off), Copy
Noise reduction
Noise Reduction Long exposure NR: On/Off, available at shutter speeds longer than 1 sec.
High ISO NR: Normal/Low/Off
Multi Frame NR -
White Balance
Modes Auto / Daylight / Shade / Cloudy / Incandescent / Fluorescent <;Warm White / Cool White /
Day White / Daylight> / Flash / Underwater/ Colour Temperature <2500 to 9900K> & colour filter
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AWB Micro Adjustment Yes
Priority Set in AWB Yes
Bracketing 3 frames, H/L selectable
Focus
Focus Type*1 Fast Hybrid AF (phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF)
Focus Sensor Exmor R CMOS sensor
Focus Point 35mm full frame: 399 points (phase-detection AF), APS-C mode with FE lens: 323 points (phase-detection AF),
with APS-C lens: 255 points (phase-detection AF) / 425 points (contrast-detection AF)
Focus Sensitivity Range EV-3 to EV20 (ISO100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)
Focus Mode AF-A (Automatic AF), AF-S (Single-shot AF), AF-C (Continuous AF), DMF (Direct Manual Focus), Manual Focus
Focus Area Wide (399 points (phase-detection AF), 425 points(contrast-detection AF))
/ Zone / Centre / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) /Expanded Flexible Spot/ Lock-on AF ( Wide / Zone / Centre /Flexible Spot (S/M/L)
/Expanded Flexible Spot)
Other Features Eye-start AF (only with separately sold LA-EA2 or LA-EA4 attached), Lock-on AF, Eye AF, AF micro adjustment
(only with separately sold LA-EA2 or LA-EA4 attached),
Predictive control,Focus lock, AF Track Sensitivity, Swt.V/H AF Area, AF Area Registration
AF Illuminator Yes (with Built-in LED type)
AF Illuminator Range Approx. 0.3m - approx. 3.0m (with FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS attached)
Focus Type With LA-EA3 (Sold separately) Selectable (phase-detection, contrast-detection)
Exposure
Metering Type 1200-zone evaluative metering
Metering Sensor Exmor R CMOS sensor
Metering Sensitivity EV-3 to EV20 (at ISO100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)
Metering Mode Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot, Spot Standard/Large, Entire Screen Avg., Highlight
Exposure Compensation +/- 5.0EV(1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps selectable) (with exposure compensation dial : +/- 3EV (1/3 EV steps))
Exposure Bracketing Bracket: Cont., Bracket: Single, 3/5/9 frames selectable.
With 3 or 5 frames, in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1.0, 2.0, or 3.0 EV increments, with 9 frames, in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, or 1.0 EV increments.
AE Lock Locked when shutter button is pressed halfway. Available with AE lock button. (On/Off/Auto)
Exposure Modes AUTO (iAuto), Programmed AE (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter-speed priority (S), Manual (M),
Movie (Programmed AE (P)/ Aperture priority (A) / Shutter-speed priority (S) / Manual (M) ),
Slow & Quick Motion (Programmed AE (P) / Aperture priority (A) / Shutter-speed priority (S) / Manual (M) )
ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index) Still images: ISO 100-32000 (ISO numbers up from ISO 50 to ISO 102400
can be set as expanded ISO range.),
AUTO (ISO 100-12800, selectable lower limit and upper limit)
Movies: ISO 100-32000 equivalent, AUTO (ISO 100-12800, selectable lower limit and upper limit)
Anti-flicker Shoot. Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type 1.3 cm (0.5-type) electronic viewfinder (color), Quad-VGA OLED Tru-Finder
Number of Dots 3,686,400 dots
Brightness Control (Viewfinder) Auto/Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2)
Colour Temperature Control Manual (5 steps)
Field Coverage 100%
Magnification Approx. 0.78 x (with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1)
Dioptre Adjustment -4.0 to +3.0m-1
Eye Point Approx. 23mm from the eyepiece lens, 18.5mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1 (CIPA standard)
Finder Frame Rate Selection NTSC mode: STD 60fps / HI 120fps
PAL mode: STD 50fps / HI 100fps
Display Content Graphic Display, Display All Info., No Disp. Info., Digital Level Gauge, Histogram
LCD Screen
Type 7.5cm (3.0-type) type TFT
Number of Dots 1,440,000 dots
Touch Panel Yes
Brightness Control Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2), Sunny Weather mode
Adjustable Angle Up by approx. 107 degrees, Down by approx. 41 degrees
Display Selecter (Finder/LCD) Yes (Auto/Manual)
Real-time Image Adjustment Display (LCD) On/Off
Quick Navi Yes
Focus Magnifier Yes (35mm full frame: 6.2x, 12.4x APS-C: 4.0x, 8.0x)
Zebra Yes (Selectable level + range or lower limit as custom setting)
Peaking MF Yes (Level setting: High/Mid/Low/Off, Color: White/Red/Yellow)
Others WhiteMagic™, Grid Line (Rule of 3rds Grid/Square Grid/Diag. + Square Grid/Off), Movie Marker (Center/Aspect/Safety
Zone/Guideframe)
Display Contents Graphic Display, Display All Info, No Disp. Info, Digital Level Gauge, Histgram, For viewfinder, Monitor Off
Other Features
PlayMemories Camera Apps™ -
Clear Image Zoom Still images:Approx. 2x
Movies:Approx. 1.5x (4K), Approx. 2x (HD)
Digital Zoom Smart zoom (Still images) [35mm full frame] M: approx 1.5x, S: approx 2x [APS-C] M: approx 1.3x, S: approx 2x
Digital zoom (Still images) [35mm full frame] L: approx 4x, M: approx 6.2x, S: approx 8x [APS-C] L: approx 4x, M: approx 5.2x, S: approx 8x
Digital zoom (Movie) [35mm full frame] approx 4x [APS-C] approx 4x
Face Detection [Modes] Face Priority inAF (On/Off), Face Priority in Multi Metering (On/Off), Regist. Faces Priority (On/Off)
[Face registration] Max. number of detectable: 8
Others Touch Focus (Available with LCD monitor or Viewfinder operation), ISO AUTO Min. SS, Bright Monitoring, Copyright Info, Set File Name, FTP Transfer Func., Help guide, Area Setting, Shop Front Mode, Video Light Mode, Zoom Ring Rotate
Eye-Fi ready -
Shutter
Type Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
Shutter Speed [Still images] 1/8000 to 30 sec, Bulb, [Movies] 1/8000 to 1/4 (1/3 steps) up to 1/60 in AUTO mode (up to 1/30 in Auto slow
shutter mode);
Flash Sync. Speed *2 1/250 sec.
Electronic Front Curtain Shutter Yes (ON/OFF)
Silent Shooting Yes (ON/OFF)
Image Stabilisation
Type Image Sensor-Shift mechanism with 5-axis compensation (Compensation depends on lens specifications)
Compensation Effect 5.5 stops (based on CIPA standard. Pitch/yaw shake only. With Planar T* FE 50mm F1.4 ZA lens mounted. Long
exposure NR off.)
Flash Control
Control Pre-flash TTL
Flash Compensation +/- 3.0 EV (switchable between 1/3 and 1/2 EV steps)
Flash Bracketing 3/5/9 frames selectable. With 3 or 5 frames, in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1.0, 2.0, 3.0 EV increments, with 9 frames, in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3,
1.0 EV increments.
Flash Modes Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Red-eye reduction (on/off selectable), Wireless*3, Hi-speed sync.*3
External Flash Compatibility Sony α System Flash compatible with Multi Interface Shoe, attach the shoe adaptor for flash compatible with
Auto-lock accessory shoe
FE Level Lock Yes
Wireless Control Yes (Light signal: Available with Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Hi-speed sync. /Radio signal: Available with Fill-flash, Rear Sync.,
Slow Sync., Hi-speed sync.)
Drive
Drive Modes Single Shooting, Continuous shooting (Hi+/Hi/Mid/Lo selectable), Self-timer, Self-timer (Cont.), Bracket: Single, Bracket: Cont., White Balance bracket, DRO bracket
Continuous Drive Speed (approx. max.) *4 Continuous shooting: Hi+: max. 10 fps, Hi: max. 8 fps, Mid: max. 6fps, Lo: max. 3 fps
No. of Recordable Frames (approx.) *4 JPEG Extra fine L: 76 frames, JPEG Fine L: 76 frames, JPEG Standard L: 76 frames, RAW: 76 frames, RAW & JPG: 76 frames, RAW (Uncompressed): 28 frames, RAW (Uncompressed) & JPG: 28 frames
Self-Timer 10 sec. delay/5 sec. delay/2 sec. delay/Continuous self-timer (3 frames after 10 sec. delay/5 frames after 10 sec. delay/3 frames after 5 sec. delay/5 frames after 5 sec. delay/3 frames after 2 sec. delay/5 frames after 2 sec. delay)/Bracketing self-timer
Pixel Shift Multi Shooting Yes*5
Playback
Photo Capture Yes
Modes Single (with or without shooting information Y RGB histogram & highlight/shadow warning), 9/25-frame index view, Enlarged display mode (L: 19.9x, M: 12.9x, S: 10.0x), Auto Review (10/5/2 sec,Off), Image orientation (Auto/Manual/Off selectable), Slideshow, Folderselection (Date/ Still/ AVCHD/XAVC S HD/XAVC S 4K), Forward/Rewind (movie), Delete, Protect, Rating, Disp Cont Shoot Grp
Interface
PC Interface Mass-storage, MTP, PC remote
Multi / Micro USB Terminal *6 Yes
USB Type-C™ Terminal Yes (SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.1 Gen 1) compatible)
NFC™ Yes (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible), One-touch remote, One-touch sharing
Wireless LAN (Built-In) Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE 802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz band), View on Smartphone, Send to Computer, View on TV*7
Bluetooth Yes (Bluetooth Standard Ver. 4.1 (2.4GHz band))
HD Output HDMI micro connector (Type-D), BRAVIA Sync(Control for HDMI), PhotoTV HD, 4K movie output/4K still image PB
Multi Interface Shoe *8 Yes
Mic Terminal Yes (3.5 mm Stereo minijack)
Sync Terminal Yes
Headphone Terminal Yes (3.5 mm Stereo minijack)
Vertical Grip Connector Yes
PC Remote Yes
LAN Terminal -
Audio
Microphone Built-in stereo microphone or XLR-K2M/XLR-K1M/ECM-XYST1M (sold separately)
Speaker Built-in, monaural
Print
Compatible Standards Exif Print, Print Image Matching III, DPOF setting
Custom function Type Custom key settings, Programmable Setting (Body 3 sets /memory card 4 sets), My Menu, Reg Cust Shoot Set
Lens Compensation Setting Peripheral Shading, Chromatic Aberration, Distortion
Power Supplied Battery One rechargeable battery pack NP-FZ100
Battery Life (Still Images) *9 Approx. 530 shots (Viewfinder) / approx. 650 shots (LCD monitor) (CIPA standard)
Battery Life (Movie, actual recording) *10 *11 Approx. 100 min (Viewfinder) / Approx. 115 min (LCD monitor) (CIPA standard)
Battery Life (Movie, continuous recording) *10 *12 Approx. 180 min (Viewfinder) / Approx. 190 min (LCD monitor) (CIPA standard)
Internal Battery Charge Yes (Available via Multi/Micro USB Terminal or USB Type-C™ Terminal)
Power Consumption With Viewfinder Still images: approx. 3.7W (with FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached),
Movies: approx. 5.5W (with FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached)
Power Consumption With LCD Screen Still images: approx. 3.0W(with FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached),
Movies: approx. 5.2W (with FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached)
USB Power Supply Yes (Available via Multi/Micro USB Terminal or USB Type-C™ Terminal)
Others
Operating Temperature 32 - 104 degrees F / 0 - 40 degrees C
Size & Weight Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 126.9mm x 95.6mm x 73.7mm, Approx. 126.9mm x 95.6mm x 62.7mm (from grip to monitor) /Approx. 5 x 3 7/8 x 3 inches, Approx. 5 x 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 inches (from grip to monitor)
Weight Approx. 657 g / approx. 1lb 7.2 oz (with battery and memory card included)

Back-illuminated 42.4MP full-frame sensor
The 35mm full-frame Exmor R CMOS image sensor features 42.4-megapixel13 resolution, back illumination and gapless on-chip lens design for extraordinary sensitivity and dynamic range, anti-reflection (AR) coating on sensor seal glass, and other innovations that unleash the sensor’s power to make images look realistic.

Further enhanced image processing engine
The latest front-end LSI makes data readout from the image sensor approximately two times faster14 and the BIONZ X image processor is now about 1.8 times faster15. Enhanced image processing realizes lower noise and further extended dynamic range across a wide sensitivity range of up to ISO 32000 (standard ISO, expandable to ISO 50-102400 for stills). Moreover, upgraded Detail Reproduction and Area-specific Noise Reduction achieves noise reduction — equivalent of approx. one stop — in mid-range ISO settings. Also, reproduction of skin colour has been dramatically improved, which is advantageous for portrait shooting. The α7R III also supports 14-bit RAW output16 even during silent shooting/continuous shooting.

A quantum leap in AF performance
An evolved image processing system and α9 camera AF algorithms optimised for the α7R III improve AF speed, precision, and tracking performance. 399 phase-detection AF points and 425 contrast-detection AF points provide high-density wide-area coverage. Up to approximately two times faster17 AF speed and two times more precise14 AF tracking performance let you capture and maintain focus on nimble wildlife in unpredictable motion. The α7R III also autofocuses reliably down to EV-3 brightness.

Eye AF with doubled tracking performance
Eye AF’s enhanced precision, plus two times greater AF speed and AF tracking performance14 further assist you to easily shoot a portrait of a moving subject using AF-C even during continuous shooting, and even if the subject looks down and away from the camera, or is backlit with face in partial darkness. The α7R III’s E-mount body supports Eye AF for A-mount lenses19 mounted via an adaptor.

Up to 10fps with AF/AE tracking
With new shutter unit and image processing system refinements, the α7R III can shoot continuously at up to 10fps21 with AF/AE tracking (up to 8fps21 with minimal display lag in live-view continuous shooting mode) for easy, stable shooting of even intensely active subjects. An electronic shutter allows silent, vibration-free shooting of wildlife when even slight noise can mean missing an ideal shot.

Focal-plane phase-detection AF supports A-mount lenses
Phase-detection AF can operate even when an A-mount lens is mounted to the α7R III via an LA-EA3 adaptor that doesn’t include a dedicated phase detection AF sensor. The 399-point focal-plane phase-detection AF system provides wide-area coverage, fast response, and high-performance tracking whether an A-mount or E-mount lens is attached.

Up to 76 images in continuous shooting
Greater buffer memory, system speed, and UHS-II support allow the α7R III to capture up to approx. 28 uncompressed RAW, or 76 compressed RAW or JPEG images22 in a continuous burst at 10fps. Fn menu/menu display access, setting changes and review playback can occur during data writing. A countdown of the number of still images remaining to be written to memory is on display during playback.

Anti-flicker shooting
Flicker from fluorescent and other artificial lighting is automatically detected and shutter action is timed to minimise the flicker’s effect on still images. This suppresses exposure and colour anomalies at the top and bottom of images shot at high shutter speeds, as well as exposure and colour inconsistency between continuous shots, so you can take images indoors with more confidence.

AF-ON button and multi-selector
The AF-ON button activates autofocus without any half-press-shutter-button focus sequence, so you can concentrate better on exactly when to release the shutter and capture the moment instantly. A multi-selector lets you shift the point of focus quickly and efficiently. You can select and shift the point of focus intuitively, so you won’t miss great chances to shoot moving subjects.

Pixel Shift Multi Shooting opens a new world of resolution
Applying mechanisms and control technology of image stabilisation, this new feature composites four separate pixel-shifted images that contain total data26 equal to approx. 169.6 million, or 42.4 million x 4 (RGGB), pixels to reproduce a single optimal still image of super-high resolution, detailed texture, balanced colour, and realistic atmosphere, with minimal moiré and colour artifacts. Images shot using this feature can be processed with the new Sony imaging software suite. [1]  The image sensor is moved in 1-pixel increments while shooting four sequential frames.  [2] Each pixel represents R, G, and B information.  

AE precision that’s faithful to a photographer’s intentions
A 1200-segment live-view exposure analysis makes colour analysis and metering precise. Focus information from the lens keeps AE control and image brightness consistent even when subject position or background brightness changes. Highlight and Entire Screen Average metering modes now join the α7R III’s Multi, Center, and Spot metering modes. When the Focus Area parameter is set to Flexible Spot or Expand Flexible Spot, the metering spot can be linked to the focus area.

In-body 5-axis image stabilisation with up to 5.5-stop shutter speed advantage
Now more effective than ever for the α series, this comprehensive system compensates for five types of camera shake that tend to blur images: pitch/yaw shake when shooting at longer focal lengths; X/Y shake in close-up (including macro) shooting; and roll shake when recording stills at night and movies. It effectively achieves 5.5-stop-faster24 shutter speed, so the α7R III can take full advantage of its 42.4-megapixel13 and live-view image performance. Furthermore, it functions with A-mount lenses attached via mount adaptor, as well as E-mount lenses.

Touch screen LCD for intuitive focus operations
A 3.0-type LCD touch screen with 1.44 million dots makes focus operation intuitive and instant. You can simply touch the monitor screen to specify a desired focus point with Touch Focus. Also, Touch Pad function lets you drag the focus frame to another point with a fingertip on the LCD screen as you monitor the shot through the viewfinder. 

Dual slots with UHS-II compatibility
This camera provides two media slots for SD card (UHS-II-compatible for fast data writing) and SD/MS card, respectively. Two cards in the slots can be used to simultaneously record or relay record data; separate RAW data from JPEG data, or stills from movies; and copy data from one card to the other. The memory card cover is lockable to prevent it from being opened unintentionally.

3.69-million-dot, high-luminance Quad-VGA OLED Tru-Finder™
This approximately 3.69-million-dot Quad-VGA OLED Tru-Finder provides accurate detail, contrast, and black reproduction, while maintaining natural image brightness. High-quality mode, suitable for fine focus adjustment, takes full advantage of rich image data from the image sensor to display more natural high-precision images with minimal moiré and jagginess, so you can concentrate more on shooting. Furthermore, you can choose 120/100fps27 from the selection of frame rates for the viewfinder to make motion look particularly smooth. Only an EVF such as this one could offer features such as a powerfully enhanced focus magnifier that allows autofocus while a chosen focus area is magnified in the viewfinder.

Highly durable and operable in tough conditions
The α7R III functions reliably in challenging environments. Its body is fortified by lightweight, high-rigidity magnesium alloy top cover, front cover, internal frame, and rear cover. The number of lens mount screws has been increased to six for enhanced durability. Major buttons and dials are sealed. Sealing is provided throughout the body to minimise entry of dust and moisture.

Shoot for more professional lengths
For extended periods of confident shooting, the NP-FZ100 battery has approximately 2.2 times the capacity of a NP-FW50 battery, and an optional VG-C3EM Vertical Grip can hold two batteries. USB Type-C™ and Multi/Micro USB ports allow external mobile batteries to power the camera for extended recording. Even more conveniently, accessories such as a remote control unit can be used via Multi/Micro USB port while power is supplied via USB Type-C™ port.

Smooth PC tethering via USB 3.1 Gen 1 port
A USB Type-C™ port supporting fast USB 3.1 Gen 1 facilitates high-speed PC Remote transfer of large RAW data files, so you can quickly review images on a PC and continue shooting without delay. Also, a setting to transfer only JPEG files to PC lets you check images via PC even more quickly after continuous shooting because the camera doesn’t have to send big volumes of RAW data.

Location Information Link via Bluetooth
The camera can be paired with PlayMemories Mobile app32 installed on a compatible mobile phone or tablet device to acquire location data, record it on still images, and correct camera date/time and location settings. PlayMemories Home application can be used on a personal computer to organise imported still images on a map.

Enhanced flash compatibility
The α7R III has new sync terminals, so non-dedicated flash units and cables with standard sync terminals can be connected for convenient synchronisation with studio flash units, etc. Release time lag when shooting with flash is minimised for smooth, responsive flash photography. Continuous flash shooting at up to 10fps offers advanced capture capability. To enhance versatility further, slow sync and rear curtain sync can be selected when shooting with wireless off-camera flash.

Rating function convenient for on-location sorting
Ratings from 1 to 5 stars can be applied to still images and maintained as the images are imported into PlayMemories Home or the new Sony imaging software suite running on a PC. This function and a protect function to prevent accidental image deletion can each be assigned to a custom button (C3 by default for protect). Ratings and protection can be applied via review playback display and continuous groups can be reviewed, protected, and deleted while you’re on location or traveling.

Clear, natural, realistic 4K movies
For high-resolution 4K movies with minimal moiré and jaggies, Super 35mm mode with full-pixel readout without pixel binning condenses approximately 1.8 times34 the amount of data required for 4K movies (QFHD: 3840 x 2160). Advanced image processing makes it possible to record full-frame 4K movies with dramatically improved image quality in the mid-to-high ISO range, so you make the most of the 4K movie format’s unique potential in every shot.

Promptly changeable customisation
My Menu now lets you register and arrange up to 30 menu items in order of frequency of use for instant recall. Camera setups can be registered (up to three in the camera and four on a memory card) for quick access via mode dial. Up to 83 functions can be assigned to 11 custom keys, and even sets of customised functions can be assigned for stills, movies, and playback. Recall Custom Setting During Hold function is convenient for temporary recall of shooting settings assigned to custom buttons while such a button is held. 

Versatile movie recording functions
The α7R III provides a wide array of functions to facilitate workflows of professional videographers, including clean HDMI output, time code / user bits (TC/UB), rec. control, marker display/setting, zebra function, Slow and Quick Motion, simultaneous proxy movie recording, extraction of a still from a movie, and Gamma Display Assist function, among others.

Improved Fast Hybrid AF for movie recording
An efficient combination of focal-plane phase-detection AF and contrast-detection AF accurately locks onto quickly moving subjects, then tracks them smoothly. AF coverage for movies extends across an area almost as wide as the AF coverage area for still images, so once the high-density AF system locks onto a movie subject, the camera continues to track it steadily and tenaciously.

Supports a wide range of needs in HDR movie production
Supporting a wide range of HDR movie production needs, the α7R III offers S-Log3 as well as S-Log2 gamma curves, for more flexibility to express images through grading operation in post-production, and a new HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma)35 picture profile for instant HDR workflow. Recorded movies played back on an HDR (HLG) compatible TV need no colour grading to appear true-to-life, with no blocked shadows or blown highlights.  [1] High flexibility to fine-tune images as desired (Colour grading required)  [2] Instant and high-quality image (Colour grading not required)  

New Sony imaging software suite
A new suite of imaging apps from Sony provides top-quality RAW development, convenient PC tethering, and efficient viewing/management. Live viewing on the computer screen with semitransparent reference overlay capability is available during tethered shooting. Focus points can be set from the computer. The new Pixel Shift Multi Shooting feature can also be used while the camera and PC are tethered, and the pixel-shifted images can be immediately composited and viewed.

Improved Fast Hybrid AF for movie recording
An efficient combination of focal-plane phase-detection AF and contrast-detection AF accurately locks onto quickly moving subjects, then tracks them smoothly. AF coverage for movies extends across an area almost as wide as the AF coverage area for still images, so once the high-density AF system locks onto a movie subject, the camera continues to track it steadily and tenaciously.

One-touch remote & One-touch sharing
One-touch remote can turn a smartphone or tablet into a viewfinder/remote control. One-touch sharing transfers photos/videos to your device for SNS sharing. Just install a PlayMemories Mobile app via Wi-Fi to your NFC-enabled Android device, and then touch the device to the camera to connect them. If you don’t have NFC, use QR code compatibility to pair the devices.

  • 35mm Full-Frame 42.4 MP Back-Illuminated Exmor R™ CMOS Image Sensor with Evolved Image Processing
  • Continuous Shooting at up to 10 fps with either Silent Shooting or Mechanical Shutter and full Auto Focus/Auto Exposure tracking
  • 399 phase-detection AF points covering 68% of image area, 425 contrast AF points and approximately 2 times more effective Eye AF
  • 5-axis optical in-body image stabilization with a 5.5 step shutter speed advantage
  • High Resolution 4K Movie Shooting with full pixel readout and no pixel binning
  • Completely redesigned for professionals, including upgraded Auto Focus, Dual SD Card Slots, Extended Battery Life, SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.1 Gen 1) USB Type-C™ Terminal and multi-selector joystick
  • Compact, Lightweight body at only 23 oz
  • BSI 42.2 MP full frame sensor same sensor
  • 4K HDR video
  • ISO 100 to 32000
  • 14 bit raw for everything including continuous shooting
  • Physical dimensions are identical to the Sony a7r II
  • All the new stuff is inside with the exception of the Joystick from the Sony a9
  • 15 stops of dynamic range due to the processor of the camera. This is only at low resolution but they’re not sure how high of an ISO that will extend to
  • Autofocus from a9
  • Eye AF operates at double the speed
  • No optical low pass filter
  • Highest picture quality of any camera they’ve made
  • Low vibration shutter, completely new shutter
  • Bionz X processor
  • Raw compressed buffer at 87 photos and uncompressed is 28
  • Pixel shift multi shooting to capture more color.
  • 399 phase detection AF points
  • Contrast AF points: 425
  • 68% of the sensor area covered with AF points
  • 2x faster autofocus than the previous camera
  • Subject tracking performance has doubled in effectiveness
  • Touch functions on the screen: AF-on, multi selector and anti-flicker
  • Fast AF and exposure tracking at 10fps
  • 8fps shooting continuous Live View
  • Full HD video at 120p
  • 4K video at 24p and 30p
  • USB 3.1
  • Dust and moisture resistant
  • Two card slots
  • 3.69 million dot OLED tru-finder
  • The A9 battery
  • PC sync port
  • You can externally power the camera via USB
  • No mirror shock no shutter shock and silent shooting
  • 10fps no black out. At 8fps there is momentary blackout
  • No time lapse mode
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