Sony a7R III Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera

Presenting the Sony a7R III

With exceptional resolution, speed, range and sensitivity, this mirrorless camera will be instrumental in helping you realize your creative vision.

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The a7R III features a 35mm full-frame 42.4MP back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS image sensor with evolved image processing.

It allows for up to 10 fps continuous shooting with either silent shooting or mechanical shutter and full AF/AE tracking.

Sony 24-105mm G Lens

The 24-105mm F4 G OSS lens is the latest addition to Sony's selection of lenses for E-mount mirrorless cameras. Compact and lightweight, this lens is a strong choice for a variety of subjects.

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Enhanced Eye AF Tracking

With 399 phase-detection AF points and 425 contrast-detection AF points, the a7R III has a faster AF response,
even when shooting indoors or in low light.

Grids showing that this camera offers two types of autofocus coverage, both phase-detection and contrast-detection

Stability and Clarity

The a7R III's 5-axis optical in-body image stabilization and 5.5-step shutter speed enhances handheld shooting freedom, and its pixel shift multi shooting helps to achieve incredibly detailed resolution.

A Total Upgrade

Compact and durable, the a7R III is a complete redesign. The improvements include upgraded auto focus, dual SD card slots, extended battery life, SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.1 Gen 1), USB Type-C terminal and more.

Camera

Compare the Sony a7R II and a7R III

Sony a7R II Sony a7R III improvementSony a7R III improvement
Image Quality
Standard ISO
Up to ISO 25600 Up to ISO 32000 + 1/3 stop
Low noise
Up to 1 stop improvement for mid-sensitivity
Gradation
Up to 15 stops low-sensitivity dynamic range and 14-bit RAW* support for continuous and silent shooting
Sharpness, color
New
Pixel shift multi shooting
Up to 1 stop improvement for mid-sensitivity
Speed
Continuous shooting
5 fps (approx.) 10 fps (approx.) Speed doubled (approx.)
Continuous shooting (silent)
Single only 10 fps (approx.) Continuous supported
Number of recordable frames
23 compressed RAW images 76 compressed RAW images 3.3x improvement
Basic AF performance
Up to 2x** faster in low light; approx. 2x** faster tracking
Lower AF detection brightness limit
EV-2 EV-3 1 stop increase
Eye AF
Large improvement in detection precision and speed; approx. 2x** faster tracking; A-mount lens support
Operability and Reliability
5-axis image stabilization
4.5 steps 5.5 steps +1 stop
EVF
XGA OLED Tru-Finder Quad-VGA OLED Tru-Finder 1.5x resolution, 2x luminance (approx.); 120 fps*** finder frame rate support, 30% faster startup; high-quality mode
Battery
NP-FW50 NP-FZ100 2.2x capacity
Media
Single slot (UHS-I) Dual slot (UHS-II support) Higher write speed, simultaneous write, sequential write (auto switch media)
USB connector for PC tethering
USB 2.0 (multi/micro USB) USB 3.1 Gen 1 (USB Type-C) Faster transfer speed
Controls
AF-on, multiselector, touch panel
Movies
Improved quality in full-frame 4K high-sensitivity movies, improved movie AF, hybrid log-gamma, S-Log3, slow and quick motion, photo capture, proxy recording
Others
Sync terminal, antiflicker shooting, improved peaking, focus magnification with AF support, menu, rating, display continuous shooting group, FTP over Wi-Fi, and more

Sample Images

GModel's face shot with Sony a7R III camera and Planar T FE 50mm F1.4 ZA lens at 1/250 second shutter speed, f1.4 aperture and ISO 100 sensitivity
Cathedral ceiling shot with Sony a7R III camera and FE 12-24mm F.4 G lens in pixel shift multi-shooting mode, 2 seconds, f.8 aperture and ISO 100 sensitivity
Eagle in flight shot with Sony a7R III camera and FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM OSS lens at 1/4000 second shutter speed, f5.6 aperture and ISO 400 sensitivity
Landscape shot from above clouds with Sony a7R III camera and FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM lens with 1/200 second shutter speed, f.8 aperture and ISO 200 sensitivity
Landscape shot with Sony a7R III camera and FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM lens at 1/1000 second shutter speed, f5.6 aperture and ISO 200 sensitivity
Model in black shot with Sony a7R III camera and FE 85mm F1.4 GM lens at 1/640 second shutter speed, f1.8 aperture and ISO 100 sensitivity
Plane landing on water shot with Sony a7R III camera and FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS lens at 1/1250 second shutter speed, f4 aperture and ISO 200 sensitivity
APortrait shot with Sony a7R III camera and FE 85mm F1.4 GM lens with 1/250 second shutter speed, f.8 aperture and ISO 100 sensitivity
Ring on finger shot with Sony a7R III camera and FE 90 mm F2.8 Macro G OSS lens at 1/15 second shutter speed, f4.5 aperture and ISO 800 sensitivity
Bear walking shot with Sony a7R III camera and FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS lens at 1/500 second shutter speed, f2.8 aperture and ISO 400 sensitivity