Sony A7R III Review

October 25, 2017 | Mark Goldstein |
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Introduction

The A7R III is the latest flagship compact system camera from Sony, featuring the same 42 megapixel sensor as its predecessor, the A7R II, but adding a multitude of new features for both videographers and photographers alike. Chief among these are much faster 10fps burst shooting with full-time auto-focus, thanks to the inclusion of the latest 'Bionz X' processor, the same 3.69M-dot OLED viewfinder and higher-capacity battery as the A9 camera, 15 stops of dynamic range and 14-bit Raw capture, a new focus point selection joystick and AF-On button, 5-axis stabilisation system offering 5.5 stops of compensation, dual SD card slots (one UHS-II, the other UHS-I compatible), flash sync socket for studio use, and new multi-shot resolution mode.

Ahead of our full Sony A7R III review, we've published the following articles:

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Announcement: Sony A7R III Compact System Camera - 42 Megapixels, 10fps Burst Shooting, 15 Stops Dynamic Range, 4K Video   October 25, 2017

The Sony A7R III is a new compact system camera with a 42.4 megapixel back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS image sensor with 15-stops of dynamic range, continuous shooting speeds at up to 10 fps with full AF/AE tracking, 399 phase-detection AF points, 5-axis optical in-body image stabilization and 4K video quality…

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Sony A7R III Hands-on Photos   October 25, 2017

Want to see exactly what the new Sony A7R III camera looks like in the flesh? Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Sony A7R III camera, including a side-by-side comparison with the previous A7R II model and a look at the internal component parts.

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Sony A7R III First Impressions   October 25, 2017

The Sony A7R III is a new premium compact system camera that boasts a 42 megapixel 35mm full-frame CMOS sensor, ISO range of 50-102400, 10fps burst shooting, 5.5-stop in-body image stabilisation, a tilting touchscreen and an electronic viewfinder. We've spent some time getting to know the Sony A7R II, so…

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Sony A7R III Sample Images   October 26, 2017

Ahead of our full review, here are some sample images taken with the Sony A7R III camera and the FE 24-105mm f/4 and FE 70-200mm f/2.8 lenses. The Sony A7R III is a new compact system camera with a 42 megapixel 35mm full-frame sensor.