Sony Alpha A7 III

Sony Alpha A7 III Specs

Sony Alpha A7 III
Sony Alpha A7 III
Released27 Feb 2018
Sensor Resolution24Mp
Type of sensorFull frame BSI-CMOS
ISO range100-51200
Body weight650g
Dimensions127 x 96 x 74 mm
Viewfinder typeElectronic
Screen3" Tilting
Max video resolution3840 x 2160
72
total score
66
imaging score
66
performance score
97
flexibility score
67
convenience score
Portrait

65

portrait rate
Landscape

67

landscape rate
Sport

73

sports rate
Street

74

street rate
Everyday

75

daily rate

advantagesAdvantages

  • A device that is great for portrait shooting
  • Perfect choice for landscape photography
  • Good sensor performance makes this camera suitable for photos of any type
  • The camera has autofocus for high-quality photos of moving subjects
  • The camera can be used in a humid environment
  • Allows shooting in the dark
  • The camera has an LSD display which is a very convenient parameter
  • High-quality video record
  • Has got a microphone
  • Excellent action photo available
  • Two memory card presented
  • Wi-Fi connection available

Sony Alpha A7 III Nearest Models

ModelCompare withTotal scorePortrait
Portrait
Landscape
Landscape
Sport
Sport
Street
Street
Everyday
Everyday
Sony Alpha A7 III Sony
Alpha A7 III
746765737475
Fujifilm GFX 100 Fujifilm
GFX 100
759296776464
Sony Alpha A7R IV Sony
Alpha A7R IV
727271767474
Fujifilm GFX 50R Fujifilm
GFX 50R
688587606363
Nikon Z6 Nikon
Z6
696464726869
Sigma fp Sigma
fp
686463587474
Sony Alpha a6400 Sony
Alpha a6400
645051667174

Sony Alpha A7 III: concluding remerks and technical specifications

The Sony Alpha A7 III is a mirrorless camera launched on 02/27/2018.

Technically speaking, the Sony Alpha A7 III ranks in the best 5% of its category (and in the best 99 of all cameras in our database) scoring 72/100 overall. The Sony Alpha A7 III weights 650 gr and spans 127 x 96 x 74 mm. This means that it is one of the largest and heaviest cameras within its category.

Going into details, the Sony Alpha A7 III behaves better than average in its category for:

  • Image Quality (66/100, ranks in the category best 14%)
  • Speed Performance (66/100, ranks in the category best 8%)
  • Versatility (97/100, ranks in the category best 2%)
On the contrary, the performance of Sony Alpha A7 III is below the category average in:
  • Comfort (68/100, ranks 42% in its category)

However, the technical performance of your camera should be put in context. Indeed, depending on the type of photogrphy you are interested in, each individual camera feature can impact your pictures to a diffeerent extent. This is the reason way we developed the iCamRank. iCamRank has been designed to wieght all the individual technical specifications of each camera in the camerarace database, depending on the different shooting conditions. Thus, here is what we suggest, depending on the photography type you like most:

  • Portrait - Great (66/100, ranks in the best 7% of its category). Sony Alpha A7 III is perfect for Portrait, one of the best in this class.
  • Landscape - Great (66/100, ranks in the best 7% of its category). Sony Alpha A7 III is perfect for Landscape, one of the best in this class.
  • Sport - Great (74/100, ranks in the best 3% of its category). Sony Alpha A7 III is perfect for Sport, one of the best in this class.
  • Street - Great (74/100, ranks in the best 3% of its category). Sony Alpha A7 III is perfect for Street, one of the best in this class.
  • Everyday - Great (75/100, ranks in the best 2% of its category). Sony Alpha A7 III is perfect for everyday photography, one of the best in this class.

Last but not least, the price. You can find the Sony Alpha A7 III sold on Amazon for a price comprised between 69.99 and 3399.99 USD, which is in the average for this camera category.

Overall, we can easily say that Sony Alpha A7 III is a great value for money. If this is the kind of camera you are looking for, you should definitely consider buying Sony Alpha A7 III.

Sony Alpha A7 III Overall Specifications

Sensor

Type

BSI-CMOS

Size

Full frame

Dimensions

35.8 x 23.8 mm

Area

852.04 mm2

Resolution

24 Mp

Image Resolution

6000 x 4000

ISO Range

100 - 51200

Supports RAW

Yes

Lens

Has Manual Focus

Yes

Mount Type

Sony E

Lens Count

83

Focal Length Multiplier

1

Screen

Type

Tilting

Size

3.0"

Resolution

922k dots

Live View

Yes

Touch Screen

Yes

Viewfinder

Type

Electronic

Resolution

2359000.0

Coverage

100

Magnification

0.78

Photography Features

Min Shutter Speed

30s

Max Shutter Speed

1/8000s

Continuous Shooting

10fps

Shutter Priority

Yes

Aperture Priority

Yes

Manual Exposure Mode

Yes

Exposure Compensation

Yes

Custom White Balance

Yes

Image Stabilization

Yes

Built-in Flash

No

Flash Range

n/a

Max Flash Sync

n/a

Flash Modes

no built-in flash

External Flash

Yes

AE Bracketing

Yes

WB Bracketing

Yes

Dxo Scores

Overall Value

96

Color Depth

25

Dynamic Range

14.7

Low Light ISO

3730

Exposure Modes

Multi-Segment

Yes

Average

Yes

Spot

Yes

Partial

No

AF-Area

No

Center Weighted

No

Autofocus

Touch

Yes

Continuous

Yes

Single

Yes

Tracking

Yes

Selective

Yes

Center

Yes

Multi Area

Yes

Live View

Yes

Face Detection

Yes

Contrast Detection

Yes

Phase Detection

Yes

Focus Points Count

693

Cross Focus Points Count

0

Video

Resolution

3840 x 2160 (30p 24p) 1920 x 1080 (120p 60p 60i 24p) 1440 x 1080 (30p) 640 x 480 (30p)

Max Resolution

3840x2160

Supported Formats

MPEG-4 AVCHD XAVC S H.264

Microphone Port

Yes

Headphone Port

Yes

Connectivity

Wireless

Built-in

HDMI

Yes

USB

USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)

Physical Features

Environmental Sealing

Yes

Water Proof

No

Dust Proof

No

Shock Proof

No

Crush Proof

No

Freeze Proof

No

Body Weight

650g

Physical Dimensions

127 x 96 x 74 mm

Battery Shots

610

Type

Battery Pack

Model

NP-FZ100

Other Features

Timer

Yes (2 or 10 sec; continuous (3 or 5 exposures))

Timelapse

No

Has GPS

No

Storage Type

SD SDHC SDXC, Memory Stick Duo Pro Duo Pro-HG Duo

Slots

2

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