Sony a7 III Full-frame Mirrorless Camera (Body Only)

Full-frame 24.2MP Back-Illuminated Exmor R™ CMOS Image Sensor

Sony a7 III Full-frame Mirrorless Camera (Body Only)

Full-frame 24.2MP Back-Illuminated Exmor R™ CMOS Image Sensor

SKU: ILCE7M3B.CEC

Cat no: 30702

  • 24MP Full-Frame Exmor R BSI CMOS Sensor
  • BIONZ X Image Processor & Front-End LSI
  • 693-Point AF System & 10 fps Shooting
  • UHD 4K30p Video with HLG & S-Log3 Gammas
  • 2.36m-Dot Tru-Finder OLED EVF
  • 3.0" 922k-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD
  • 5-Axis SteadyShot INSIDE Stabilization
  • Built-In Wi-Fi and NFC, Dual SD Slots
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Sony A7 III Full-frame Mirrorless Camera (Body Only)

Full-frame 24.2MP Back-Illuminated Exmor R™ CMOS Image Sensor

Capture the peaks of more decisive moments with the α7 III from Sony packing newly developed back-illuminated full-frame CMOS sensor and other advanced imaging innovations, high-speed response, ease of operation, and reliable durability that are ready for various shooting needs.



Gain control of expressive freedom
With outstanding imaging capability and high-speed performance contained in a compact body, the α7 III gives you the power, precision and flexibility to capture once-in-a-lifetime moments just as you like.

Back-illuminated 24.2MP full-frame sensor
The 35mm full-frame Exmor R™ CMOS image sensor features 24.2-megapixel resolution, back illumination, and gapless on-chip lens design for extraordinary sensitivity and dynamic range. Two times faster data readout speed is achieved through copper wires and front-end LSI.

Entirely enhanced image processing system
A combination of new-generation image processing system and a new sensor achieves an up to 1.5-stop improvement in image quality. A wide ISO sensitivity range of up to ISO 51200 is standard, and approx. up to 15-stop dynamic range at low sensitivity settings is realised. Upgraded Detail Reproduction and Area-specific Noise Reduction join to suppress noise and maintain a sense of high overall resolution. Colour reproduction, especially of skin and nature scenes, has also been dramatically improved. The α7 III also supports 14-bit RAW output even during silent shooting/continuous shooting.

Wider, faster, more steadfast AF performance
An evolved image processing system and α9 camera AF algorithms optimised for the α7 III improve AF speed, precision, and tracking performance. 693 phase-detection AF points and 425 contrast-detection AF points provide high-density wide-area coverage. AF speed improved by up to twice and more precise AF tracking performance let you capture and maintain focus on a quickly moving subject in unpredictable motion. The α7 III also autofocuses reliably down to EV-3 brightness.

Focal-plane phase-detection AF supports A-mount lenses
Phase-detection AF can operate even when an A-mount lens is mounted to the α7 III via an LA-EA3 adaptor. The 693-point focal-plane phase-detection AF system provides wide-area coverage, fast response, and high-performance tracking.

Eye AF now supporting AF-C
Eye AF newly supports AF-C mode with greater precision that dramatically enhances portrait shooting, plus higher AF speed that makes it easier to shoot a portrait of a moving subject, even if the subject looks down and away from the camera, or is backlit with face in partial darkness. The α7 III supports Eye AF for A-mount lenses mounted via an adaptor.

AF-ON button and multi-selector
The new 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.

Comprehensive AF convenience
AF tracking sensitivity when shooting stills is adjustable in five steps for subjects that move outside of the focus area. Autofocus areas and points remain the same or change when switching between horizontal and vertical orientations, depending on the shooting situation. AF area registration allows frequently used focus point settings to be memorised and assigned to custom buttons for fast, convenient recall at a touch whenever needed.

Up to 10 fps with AF/AE tracking
With new shutter charge unit and image processing system refinements, the α7 III can shoot continuously at up to 10 fps with AF/AE tracking (up to 8 fps with minimal display lag in live-view continuous shooting mode) for easy, stable shooting of even intensely active subjects. Up to approximately 177 JPEG images (standard) in full resolution, 89 compressed RAW images, or 40 uncompressed RAW images can be captured in one continuous burst. An electronic shutter allows silent, vibration-free shooting of wildlife and other sensitive situations when even slight noise can mean missing an ideal shot.

Enhanced operability for continuous shooting
Images captured in continuous shooting mode can be displayed as a group, and such groups can be deleted or protected in one quick operation. Furthermore, with higher burst capacity and UHS-II media compatibility, the camera significantly streamlines the operation of writing data to memory cards. The Fn button and menu button can be operated to change settings immediately after continuous shooting, while data writing is in progress.

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.

Clear, natural, realistic 4K movies
High-resolution full-frame 4K movies with full-pixel readout without pixel binning that condenses approximately 2.4 times the amount of data required for 4K movies (QFHD: 3840 x 2160) results in minimal moiré and jaggies. Advanced image processing makes it possible to record full-frame 4K movies with outstanding 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. Super 35mm can also be selected, instead of full-frame mode, as needed.

Supports a wide range of needs in HDR movie production
Supporting a wide range of HDR movie production needs, the α7 III offers S-Log3 as well as S-Log2 gamma curves, for great flexibility to fine-tune images as desired through colour grading operation in post-production [1], and a new HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma) picture profile for instant HDR workflow. However, colour grading is not required to enjoy instant playback of high-quality, true-to-life images [2] with no blocked shadows or blown highlights on an HDR (HLG) compatible TV.

Versatile movie recording functions
The α7 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 and separate storage 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 even fast-moving subjects, then tracks them smoothly during movie recording. 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. Three AF drive speed settings give you freedom to use slow focus effects when shooting movie scenes.

My Menu and new menu interface
My Menu lets you register and arrange up to 30 menu items in order of frequency of use for instant recall, and unused items can be erased, as needed. A custom menu can be created to suit particular shooting needs. The α7 III has primary menus reorganised for easier searching, with group names and page numbers at the top of the displays.

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 Imaging Edge software suite from Sony 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.

Promptly changeable customisation
Camera setups can be registered (up to two in the camera and four on a memory card) for quick access via mode dial. Up to 81 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.

High-resolution, high-contrast XGA OLED Tru-Finder™
Providing high resolution and contrast, plus the excellent gradation and colour reproduction that are advantages of OLED viewfinders, this approximately 2359K-dot XGA OLED Tru-Finder faithfully depicts images with clear corner-to-corner visibility. Magnification is 0.78x (approx. 38.5° diagonal FOV). ZEISS T* coating greatly reduces obtrusive lens reflection on the ocular lens. Startup is approximately 40% faster than with the α7 II when the camera is switched on. Furthermore, view mode can be set to “High” to provide finer and more natural details by taking maximum advantage of the data read from the 24.2 effective megapixel sensor.

Touch screen LCD for easy instant focus operation
A 3.0-type 922K-dot LCD screen offers touch screen operation and bright, clear, finely detailed views even outdoors. Use Touch Focus to focus instantly on a point that you touch on the screen and Touch Pad to drag the focus frame with a fingertip on the LCD as you monitor the shot through the viewfinder. This LCD tilts up by as much as 107°, and down by as much as 41° for flexible, convenient camera holding and shot monitoring.

In-body 5-axis image stabilisation with 5.0-stop28 shutter speed advantage
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 5.0-stop-faster28 shutter speed, so the α7 III can take full advantage of its high-quality imaging capability and live-view image performance. Furthermore, it functions with A-mount lenses attached via mount adaptor, as well as E-mount lenses.

Location Information Link via Bluetooth
The camera can be paired with PlayMemories Mobile app 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.

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.

Longer battery life to 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 that allows shooting of up to approximately 710 photos with one full charge 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. BC-QZ1 optional battery charger allows quicker charging than charging via USB.

Dual slots with UHS-II compatibility
This camera provides two media slots for SD card (UHS-II-compatible for fast data writing) and SD card/Memory Stick, 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.

Highly durable and operable in tough conditions
The α7 III functions reliably in challenging environments. Its body is fortified by lightweight, high-rigidity magnesium alloy top cover, front cover, and internal frame. 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 moisture33.

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.

New Imaging Edge software suite from Sony
Imaging Edge software suite can maximise image quality, improve production efficiency and help you finely adjust RAW-based images. Use its “Remote” to remotely control shooting while monitoring scenes via live-view PC screen; “Edit” to develop RAW data into high-quality photos; and “Viewer” to view, rate and select photos from a list of shots.

Product Specification

Lens
Lens Compatibility Sony E-mount lenses
Lens Mount E-mount
Image Sensor
Aspect Ratio 3:2
Number Of Pixels (Effective) Approx. 24.2 megapixels
Number of Pixels (total) Approx. 25.3 megapixels
Type 35mm full frame (35.6×23.8mm), Exmor R CMOS sensor
Anti-Dust System Charge protection coating on optical filter and image sensor shift mechanism
Recording (still images)
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: 6000 x 4000 (24M), M: 3936 x 2624 (10M), S: 3008 x 2000 (6.0M), APS-C L: 3936 x 2624 (10M), M: 3008 x 2000 (6.0M), S: 1968 x 1312 (2.6M)
Image Size (pixels) [16:9] 35mm full frame L: 6000 x 3376 (20M), M: 3936 x 2216 (8.7M), S: 3008 x 1688 (5.1M), APS-C L: 3936 x 2216 (8.7M), M: 3008 x 1688 (5.1M), S: 1968 x 1112 (2.2M)
Image Quality Modes RAW, RAW & JPEG (Extra fine, Fine, Standard), JPEG (Extra fine, Fine, Standard)
Picture Effect 8 types: Posterization (Color), Posterization (B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (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, Color Mode, Saturation, Color Phase, Color Depth, Detail, Copy, Reset
Dynamic Range Functions Off, Dynamic Range Optimizer (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 (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.Color when connected via HDMI cable) compatible with TRILUMINOS Color
Picture Effect Posterization (Color), Posterization (B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (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 +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, Color Mode, Saturation, Color Phase, Color 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), AVCHD:1920 x 1080 (50i, 24M, FX), 1920 x 1080 (50i, 17M, FH)
Image frame rate NTSC mode: 1fps, 2fps, 4fps, 8fps, 15fps, 30fps, 60fps, 120fps, PAL mode: 1fps, 2fps, 3fps, 6fps, 12fps, 25fps, 50fps, 100fps
Image size (frame rate) NTSC mode: 1920x1080 (60p, 30p, 24p), PAL mode: 1920x1080 (50p, 25p)
Movie Functions Audio Level Display, Audio Rec Level, PAL/NTSC Selector, Yes (1280 x 720 (Approx.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
White Balance Modes Auto / Daylight / Shade / Cloudy / Incandescent / Fluorescent /,Warm White / Cool White / Day White / Daylight/ Flash / Underwater / Color Temperature2500 to 9900K& color filterG7 to M7 (57-step), A7 to B7 (29-step)/ Custom
AWB Micro Adjustment Yes G7 to M7, 57-step A7 to B7, 29-step
Priority Set in AWB Yes
Bracketing 3 frames, H/L selectable
Focus
Focus Type Fast Hybrid AF (phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF)1
Focus Sensor Exmor R CMOS sensor
Focus Point 35mm full frame: 693 points (phase-detection AF), APS-C mode with full frame lens: 299 points (phase-detection AF), with APS-C lens: 221 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 (693 points (phase-detection AF), 425 points (contrast-detection AF)) / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) /Expanded Flexible Spot/ Lock-on AF ( Wide / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L)/Expanded Flexible Spot)
Other Features Eye-start AF (only with LA-EA2 or LA-EA4 attached (sold separately)), Lock-on AF, Eye AF, AF micro adjustment with LA-EA2 or LA-EA4 (sold separately), Predictive control, Focus lock, AF Track Sens, Swt.V/H AF Area, AF Area Regist.
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) ), Scene Selection
ISO Sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index) Still images: ISO 100-51200 (ISO numbers up from ISO 50 to ISO 204800 can be set as expanded ISO range.), AUTO (ISO 100-12800, selectable lower limit and upper limit), Movies: ISO 100-51200 equivalent(ISO numbers up ISO 102400 can be set as expanded ISO range.), AUTO (ISO 100-12800, selectable lower limit and upper limit)
Anti-flicker Shoot. Yes
Scene Selection Portrait, Sports Action, Macro, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Night Portrait
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type 1.3 cm (0.5 type) electronic viewfinder (color), XGA OLED
Number of Dots 2 359 296 dots
Brightness Control (Viewfinder) Auto/Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2)
Color 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 -
Display Contents 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 921,600 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: 5.9x, 11.7x, APS-C: 3.8x, 7.7x)
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 Grid Line (Rule of 3rds Grid/Square Grid/Diag. + Square Grid/Off), Movie Marker (Center/Aspect/Safety Zone/Guideframe)
Display Content Graphic Display, Display All Info, No Disp. Info, Digital Level Gauge, Histogram,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 6.1x, 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 in AF (On/Off), Face Priority in Multi Metering (On/Off), Regist. Faces Priority (On/Off), Face registration, Max. number of detectable: 8
Self-Portrait Self-timer -
Others Touch Focus: Yes (Available with LCD monitor or Viewfinder operation), ISO AUTO Min. SS, Bright Monitoring, 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 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 1/250 sec.
Electronic Front Curtain Shutter Yes (ON/OFF)
Silent Shooting Yes (ON/OFF)
Image Stabilization
Type Image Sensor-Shift mechanism with 5-axis compensation (Compensation depends on lens specifications)
Compensation Effect 5.0 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), Wireless3, 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.) Continuous shooting: Hi+: max. 10 fps, Hi: max. 8 fps, Mid: max. 6fps, Lo: max. 3 fps
No. of recordable frames (approx.) JPEG Extra fine L: 163 frames, JPEG Fine L: 172 frames, JPEG Standard L: approx. 177 frames, RAW: 89 frames, RAW & JPG: 79 frames, RAW (Uncompressed): 40 frames, RAW (Uncompressed) & JPG: 36 frames 4
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
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: 18.8x, M: 12.3x, S: 9.4x), Auto Review (10/5/2 sec, Off), Image orientation (Auto/Manual/Off selectable), Slideshow, Folder selection (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 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: Yes, Send to Computer: Yes, View on TV
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 Yes
Auto-lock Accessory Shoe -
Smart Accessory Terminal 2 -
Mic Terminal Yes (3.5 mm Stereo minijack)
DC IN Terminal -
SYNC Terminal -
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 2 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) Approx. 610 shots (Viewfinder) / approx. 710 shots (LCD monitor) (CIPA standard)7
Battery Life (Movie, actual recording) Approx. 115 min (Viewfinder) / Approx. 125 min (LCD monitor) (CIPA standard)89
Battery Life (Movie, continuous recording) Approx. 200 min (Viewfinder) / Approx. 210 min (LCD monitor) (CIPA standard)810
Internal Battery Charge Yes (Available with Multi/Micro USB Terminal or USB Type-C Terminal)
Power consumption with Viewfinder Still images: approx. 3.2W (with FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached), Movies: approx. 4.9W (with FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached)
Power consumption with LCD screen Still images: approx. 2.8W (with FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached), Movies: approx. 4.7W (with FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached)
USB Power supply Yes (Available with Multi/Micro USB Terminal or USB Type-C Terminal)
Others
Operating Temperature 32 - 104 degrees F / 0 - 40 degrees C
Size & Weight
Weight (with battery and memory card included) Approx. 650 g / 1lb 7.0 oz
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)
What's In The Box
Contents AC Adaptor AC-UUE12
Accessory shoe cap
Body cap
Eyepiece cup
Micro USB cable
Rechargeable Battery NP-FZ100
Shoulder strap
  • 1 x Sony a7 III Body
  • 1 x AC Adaptor AC-UUE12
  • 1 x Accessory shoe cap
  • 1 x Body cap
  • 1 x Eyepiece cup
  • 1 x Micro USB cable
  • 1 x Rechargeable Battery NP-FZ100
  • 1 x Shoulder strap

* Finance available to UK incorporated limited companies only

Photolease Company Finance from £37.45 (ex VAT) per month.

All lease figures below exclude VAT. Finance available to UK incorporated limited companies only.

Term (months) First Payment Monthly Payments Admin Fee Total Payment
60 £87.45 £37.45 £50.00 £2,296.87
48 £94.31 £44.31 £50.00 £2,176.93
36 £105.94 £55.94 £50.00 £2,063.79
24 £129.09 £79.09 £50.00 £1,948.25
12 £198.48 £148.48 £50.00 £1,831.71

Select "Photolease finance" as the payment option at checkout. Finance is only available to UK incorporated limited companies. A minimum basket total of £1,000.00 applies, Photolease will normally contact you within one hour of receipt of your application if sent during business hours of 9am - 5pm (BST), Monday to Friday.

Photolease Ltd  is an independent finance company specialising in leasing equipment to the creative industry. Visit photolease.co.uk for more information as well as their terms and conditions. Offer is subject to status. Terms and conditions apply. Written details available upon request.

Accessories Click to expand

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£15.00 (ex vat) £18.00 (incl vat)

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E-Image Transformer M10 Rolling Camera Bag

£165.00 (ex vat) £198.00 (incl vat)
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PortaBrace BK-DSLRP Camera Backpack Gray

£280.00 (ex vat) £336.00 (incl vat)
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E-Image Transformer M20 Rolling Camera Bag

£180.00 (ex vat) £216.00 (incl vat)

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Quick View SmallRig 1674 Multipurpose U-Base

SmallRig 1674 Multipurpose U-Base

£24.00 (ex vat) £28.80 (incl vat)

Batteries & Power Click to expand

Quick View Hahnel HL-XZ100 Battery

Hahnel HL-XZ100 Battery

£45.00 (ex vat) £54.00 (incl vat)
Quick View Sony NP-FZ100 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery

Sony NP-FZ100 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery

£59.00 (ex vat) £70.80 (incl vat)

Battery Chargers Click to expand

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Hahnel PROCUBE2 for Sony

£49.00 (ex vat) £58.80 (incl vat)

Battery Grips Click to expand

Quick View Joby Action Battery Grip

Joby Action Battery Grip

£69.00 (ex vat) £82.80 (incl vat)

Camera Cages Click to expand

Quick View Wooden Camera Unified DSLR Cage - Small

Wooden Camera Unified DSLR Cage - Small

£245.00 (ex vat) £294.00 (incl vat)
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SmallRig 1673 Sony Compact Camera Cage

£55.00 (ex vat) £66.00 (incl vat)
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SmallRig 1982 Camera Cage

£105.00 (ex vat) £126.00 (incl vat)
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SmallRig 1660 Sony Compact Camera Cage

£83.00 (ex vat) £99.60 (incl vat)

Camera Jibs & Cranes Click to expand

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Joby Action Jib Kit

£49.00 (ex vat) £58.80 (incl vat)

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Joby GripTight Auto Vent Clip

£31.00 (ex vat) £37.20 (incl vat)
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£31.00 (ex vat) £37.20 (incl vat)
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Joby GripTight POV Kit

£39.00 (ex vat) £46.80 (incl vat)

Grip Equipment Click to expand

Quick View Sony GP-X1EM Grip Extension a9

Sony GP-X1EM Grip Extension a9

£86.66 (ex vat) £103.99 (incl vat)

Lens Mount Adapters Click to expand

Lenses - Standard Prime Click to expand

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Sony FE 50mm f/2.8 Macro Lens

£415.83 (ex vat) £499.00 (incl vat)
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Carl Zeiss Loxia 2/50 Lens

£549.17 (ex vat) £659.00 (incl vat)
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Sony Sonnar T* FE 35mm f/2.8 ZA Lens

£545.00 (ex vat) £654.00 (incl vat)
Quick View Sony Sonnar T* FE 55mm f/1.8 ZA Lens

Sony Sonnar T* FE 55mm f/1.8 ZA Lens

£625.00 (ex vat) £750.00 (incl vat)
Quick View Sony FE 85mm f/1.4 GM Portrait Lens

Sony FE 85mm f/1.4 GM Portrait Lens

£1,290.83 (ex vat) £1,549.00 (incl vat)

Lenses - Standard Zoom Click to expand

Lenses - Telephoto Prime Click to expand

Quick View Sony FE 100mm F2.8 STF GM OSS Lens

Sony FE 100mm F2.8 STF GM OSS Lens

£1,290.83 (ex vat) £1,549.00 (incl vat)
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Carl Zeiss 85mm f1.8 Batis Lens - Sony E Mount

£779.17 (ex vat) £935.00 (incl vat)
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Carl Zeiss 135mm f/2.8 Batis Lens

£1,125.00 (ex vat) £1,350.00 (incl vat)
Quick View Sony FE 85mm F1.8 Lens

Sony FE 85mm F1.8 Lens

£499.17 (ex vat) £599.00 (incl vat)

Lenses - Telephoto Zoom Click to expand

Quick View Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens

Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens

£2,082.00 (ex vat) £2,498.40 (incl vat)
Quick View Sony FE 70-200mm F/4 G OSS Lens

Sony FE 70-200mm F/4 G OSS Lens

£957.50 (ex vat) £1,149.00 (incl vat)

Lenses - Wide Prime Click to expand

Quick View Carl Zeiss 25mm f2 Batis Lens - Sony E Mount

Carl Zeiss 25mm f2 Batis Lens - Sony E Mount

£815.83 (ex vat) £979.00 (incl vat)
Quick View Carl Zeiss Loxia 2/35 Lens

Carl Zeiss Loxia 2/35 Lens

£720.00 (ex vat) £864.00 (incl vat)
Quick View Carl Zeiss 18mm f2.8 Batis Lens

Carl Zeiss 18mm f2.8 Batis Lens

£890.83 (ex vat) £1,069.00 (incl vat)

Lenses - Wide Zoom Click to expand

Quick View Sony Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS Lens

Sony Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS Lens

£957.50 (ex vat) £1,149.00 (incl vat)
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Sony FE 12-24mm F4 G Lens

£1,145.00 (ex vat) £1,374.00 (incl vat)

Was: £1,494.00 SAVE: £120.00

Quick View Sony FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM Lens

Sony FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM Lens

£1,915.00 (ex vat) £2,298.00 (incl vat)

Media Click to expand

Mobile Microphones Click to expand

Quick View Sony XLR-K2M XLR Adapter Kit and Microphone

Sony XLR-K2M XLR Adapter Kit and Microphone

£370.00 (ex vat) £444.00 (incl vat)

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Mounts Click to expand

Quick View Joby Action Bike Mount Light Pack

Joby Action Bike Mount Light Pack

£45.00 (ex vat) £54.00 (incl vat)
Quick View Joby GripTight ONE Mount - White

Joby GripTight ONE Mount - White

£15.00 (ex vat) £18.00 (incl vat)
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Joby Action Grip

£19.00 (ex vat) £22.80 (incl vat)
Quick View Joby GripTight Bike Mount PRO

Joby GripTight Bike Mount PRO

£56.00 (ex vat) £67.20 (incl vat)
Quick View Joby Action Bike Mount

Joby Action Bike Mount

£25.00 (ex vat) £30.00 (incl vat)
Quick View Joby GripTight ONE Mount - Black

Joby GripTight ONE Mount - Black

£15.00 (ex vat) £18.00 (incl vat)

Quick Release Adapters Click to expand

Remote Controllers Click to expand

Quick View Joby Impulse

Joby Impulse

£15.00 (ex vat) £18.00 (incl vat)

Sony Fit Lenses Click to expand

Quick View Sony FE 24mm F1.4 GM Lens

Sony FE 24mm F1.4 GM Lens

£1,450.00 (ex vat) £1,740.00 (incl vat)

Stabilisers Click to expand

Stands & Supports Click to expand

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Joby GorillaPod 1K Kit

£52.00 (ex vat) £62.40 (incl vat)
Quick View Joby MPod Mini Stand

Joby MPod Mini Stand

£17.00 (ex vat) £20.40 (incl vat)
Quick View Joby GorillaPod 3K Stand

Joby GorillaPod 3K Stand

£48.00 (ex vat) £57.60 (incl vat)
Quick View Joby GripTight Micro Stand

Joby GripTight Micro Stand

£43.00 (ex vat) £51.60 (incl vat)
Quick View Joby GorillaPod 5K Kit

Joby GorillaPod 5K Kit

£115.00 (ex vat) £138.00 (incl vat)
Quick View Joby GripTight ONE Micro Stand - White

Joby GripTight ONE Micro Stand - White

£29.00 (ex vat) £34.80 (incl vat)
Quick View Joby GorillaPod Action Kit

Joby GorillaPod Action Kit

£36.00 (ex vat) £43.20 (incl vat)
Quick View Joby GripTight GorillaPod Stand

Joby GripTight GorillaPod Stand

£28.00 (ex vat) £33.60 (incl vat)
Quick View Joby GorillaPod 325

Joby GorillaPod 325

£22.00 (ex vat) £26.40 (incl vat)
Quick View Joby GorillaPod SLR-Zoom

Joby GorillaPod SLR-Zoom

£41.00 (ex vat) £49.20 (incl vat)
Quick View Joby GripTight ONE GP Stand

Joby GripTight ONE GP Stand

£29.00 (ex vat) £34.80 (incl vat)
Quick View Joby GorillaPod Magnetic Mini

Joby GorillaPod Magnetic Mini

£18.00 (ex vat) £21.60 (incl vat)
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Joby GripTight ONE GP Magnetic Impulse

£44.00 (ex vat) £52.80 (incl vat)
Quick View Joby GorillaPod 1K Stand

Joby GorillaPod 1K Stand

£31.00 (ex vat) £37.20 (incl vat)
Quick View Joby GorillaPod 500 Flexible Mini-Tripod

Joby GorillaPod 500 Flexible Mini-Tripod

£35.00 (ex vat) £42.00 (incl vat)
Quick View Joby GorillaPod 5K Stand

Joby GorillaPod 5K Stand

£104.00 (ex vat) £124.80 (incl vat)
Quick View Joby GorillaPod 500 Action

Joby GorillaPod 500 Action

£19.00 (ex vat) £22.80 (incl vat)
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Joby GripTight GorillaPod Stand PRO

£78.00 (ex vat) £93.60 (incl vat)
Quick View Joby GorillaPod 3K Kit

Joby GorillaPod 3K Kit

£86.00 (ex vat) £103.20 (incl vat)
Quick View Joby GripTight ONE Micro Stand - Black

Joby GripTight ONE Micro Stand - Black

£29.00 (ex vat) £34.80 (incl vat)
Quick View Joby GorillaPod Magnetic 325

Joby GorillaPod Magnetic 325

£31.00 (ex vat) £37.20 (incl vat)

Straps & Accessories Click to expand

Quick View Joby UltraFit Sling Strap For Men (XXL)

Joby UltraFit Sling Strap For Men (XXL)

£43.00 (ex vat) £51.60 (incl vat)
Quick View Joby Pro Sling Strap (S-L)

Joby Pro Sling Strap (S-L)

£47.50 (ex vat) £57.00 (incl vat)
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Joby UltraFit Sling Strap For Women

£42.00 (ex vat) £50.40 (incl vat)
Quick View Joby UltraFit Sling Strap For Men (M to XL)

Joby UltraFit Sling Strap For Men (M to XL)

£39.00 (ex vat) £46.80 (incl vat)

Tripod Spares & Accessories Click to expand

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Joby Ballhead 1K

£31.00 (ex vat) £37.20 (incl vat)
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Joby UltraPlate 208

£26.00 (ex vat) £31.20 (incl vat)
Quick View Joby Ballhead X Quick-Release Plate

Joby Ballhead X Quick-Release Plate

£19.00 (ex vat) £22.80 (incl vat)
Quick View Joby Ballhead 3K

Joby Ballhead 3K

£48.00 (ex vat) £57.60 (incl vat)
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Joby Hand Grip with UltraPlate 208

£43.00 (ex vat) £51.60 (incl vat)
Quick View Joby Ballhead 5K

Joby Ballhead 5K

£78.00 (ex vat) £93.60 (incl vat)

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