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Sony Alpha a7 III / a7M3

Sony Alpha a7 III / a7M3
alaScore 96

298 reviews

Oct, 2021

alaTest has collected and analyzed 298 reviews of Sony Alpha a7 III / a7M3. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviews about the portability and image quality are on the whole positive. The price and performance are also appreciated. There are some less positive views about the flash and viewfinder, and reviews are divided on the size.

usability, performance, price, image quality, portability

storage, viewfinder, flash

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony Alpha a7 III / a7M3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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Sony A7 III review: A peerless full-frame mirrorless camera


Sony's 24.2-megapixel A7 III is a near-perfect all-around mirrorless camera. You can fire bursts at 10 fps, capture sharp images with excellent dynamic range day or night, and autofocus accurately on fast-moving subjects or portraits. It also handles...

Stellar low-light/high ISO capability ; Much-improved handling ; Fast 10 fps shooting ; Excellent autofocus ; Sharpest 4K video of any Sony full-frame camera ; Double the battery life of the last model

EVF and viewfinder not quite as good as rivals ; Two SD card slots but only one is high-speed UHS-II ; Not as weather-resistant as the Fujifilm’s X-H1 ; No 10-bit video output like Panasonic’s GH5s

The Sony Alpha A7 III might not have the highest resolution, fastest shooting speed or best video quality. But by borrowing features from the flagship A9 and A7R III, it's uniformly excellent at everything.

May, 2018

Expert review by : David Elrich (

Sony A7 III hands-on review


Excellent still image quality ; Excellent 4K video ; 10 FPS continuous shooting ; Significantly improved battery life ; Best value in its class

Slightly heavier than mark II model

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Jim Fisher (

Sony a7 III


The Sony a7 III is an entry-level full-frame camera that goes well beyond the basics in features, with excellent image quality, 10fps subject tracking, and 4K video capture.

24MP full-frame BSI sensor. 10fps with tracking. 5-axis stabilization. 4K HDR video. Silent shooting available. Tilting touch LCD. Dual SD slots. Vastly improved battery. Focus joystick. Flat profiles available.

Screen not true vari-angle. Only one card slot is UHS-II. No in-body flash. Accessory required for time-lapse. Shooting buffer must clear to start video. Dense menu system. Omits PC sync socket.

The Sony a7 III looks a lot like the a7 II, but the upgrades inside are palpable. Its sensor offers the same resolution, but the BSI design improves high ISO performance. The autofocus system is vastly improved, with much wider coverage and 10fps...

May, 2019

Expert review by : Carey Rose , Rishi Sanyal , Dan Bracaglia (

Sony a7 III Review


The Sony a7 III sets a new benchmark for full-frame cameras thanks to its compelling combination of value and capability. It's at home shooting everything from sports to portraits, and is one of the most impressive all-around cameras we've seen in a...

Put simply, the Sony a7 III is a new benchmark for full frame cameras due to its compelling combination of value and capability – and the fact that this series of cameras has come so far in less than five years is impressive in its own right. For...

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : Carey Rose (

Sony a7 III studio scene published


Our review of the Sony a7 III is well underway and, as part of this, we're publishing our studio test scene. We'll be building out the review in the coming weeks as we test and shoot the camera in a series of situations.

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : Michelle Rae Uy (

Sony A7 III


EDITOR'S NOTE: we first published this review in July of 2018, but are updating and republishing here in May of 2019 after testing the new Firmware 3.0, which adds real-time Eye AF, real-time Animal Eye AF, and a built-in intervalometer. Cheers &...

May, 2019

Expert review by : Bryan Carnathan (

Sony a7 III Review


Is the Sony a7 III Mirrorless Digital Camera right for you? Learn all you need to know in's review!

Feb, 2021

Expert review by : Ilse Jurriën (

Sony Alpha 7 III DSLR camera


Sony A7 III SLR camera : In just over two weeks, Sony will announce a series of new product introductions. On Sunday, April 23 several new Sony Alpha SLR cameras are expected. Initially it was thought the Sony A7S III would be unveiled, but as more...

Apr, 2017


Expert review by : Mark Goldstein (

Sony A7 III Review


Sony referred to the A7 III as a "basic model" during their early promotion, whether jokingly or not, but the A7 III is far from being basic. Indeed, it's so well-specced on paper that it surprised a lot of people who weren't expecting such a...

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : William Brawley Jaron Schneider Jaron Schneider (

An A7 III in your pocket: Sony's RX100 VI rocks AF with eye-tracking and a crazy 24-200mm zoom


I have been a fan of the RX100 line of cameras for seemingly as long as they have been on the market. I own an

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