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Sony Alpha a7 III

alaTest has collected and analyzed 259 reviews of Sony Alpha a7 III. 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. People are impressed by the battery and image quality. The price and performance also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the flash and viewfinder, while there are mixed reviews on the size and portability.

usability, performance, price, image quality, battery

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony Alpha a7 III is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by (engadget.com)

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 (digitaltrends.com)

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

Expert review by : dpreview staff (dpreview.com)

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What's the best camera for under $2000? These capable cameras costing less than $2000 should be solid and well-built, have both speed and focus for capturing fast action and offer professional-level image quality. In this buying guide we've rounded up...

Jun, 2020

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Jim Fisher (pcmag.com)

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 : Stefan Etienne (theverge.com)

Sony A7 III and A7R III review: mirrorless magic

 

Sony's latest professional mirrorless cameras pack a punch

Best value in class ; Great image quality ; 10fps image shooting! ; Excellent controls and grip ; Reliable battery life

Menu system could use a complete redesign ; EVF sub-par compared to rest of the Alpha line

Ultimately, you can have fantastic all-around performance with the A7 III or megapixel overkill with the A7R III. Both are great cameras, but one is far more suitable for the niche of professionals who specialize in detail-oriented photography, while...

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : Carey Rose (dpreview.com)

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 (steves-digicams.com)

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 (the-digital-picture.com)

Sony a7 III Review

 

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

May, 2020

Expert review by : Ilse Jurriën (letsgodigital.org)

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

Essential

Expert review by : Mark Goldstein (photographyblog.com)

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

Price comparison for Sony Alpha a7 III

  Store     Price
Sony a7 III ILCE7M3/B Full-Frame Mirrorless...
Advanced 24.2MP BSI Full frame Image Sensor w/ 1.8X readout speed Advanced 24.2MP Back Illuminated 35 millimeter Full frame Image
$1,599.00 TO SHOP
Sony Alpha a7 III 24MP UHD 4K Mirrorless Camera with...
KIT INCLUDES: Sony Alpha a7 III 24MP UHD 4K Mirrorless Digital Camera - FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Lens...
$2,198.00 TO SHOP
Sony Alpha a7 IIK E-mount interchangeable lens...
World’s first 5 axis in body image stabilization in a full frame camera
$899.00 TO SHOP
Sony Alpha A7 III 4K Digital Camera & 28-70mm FE OSS...
KIT INCLUDES 18 PRODUCTS -- All BRAND NEW Items with all Manufacturer-supplied Accessories + Full USA...
$2,308.00 TO SHOP
Sony a7III Full Frame Mirrorless Camera with FE 28...
SONY AUTHORIZED DEALER - Includes Full SONY USA WARRANTY
$2,299.00 TO SHOP
Sony a7 III Full Frame Mirrorless Camera with 28...
BUNDLE INCLUDES: Sony a7 III Full Frame Mirrorless Camera with 28-70mm Lens, Sony FE 50mm f/1.8 Lens, Koah...
$2,348.00 TO SHOP
Sony Alpha a7 III Mirrorless Digital Camera (Body...
24MP Full-Frame Exmor R BSI CMOS Sensor; BIONZ X Image Processor & Front-End LSI
$1,998.00 TO SHOP
Sony ILCE-7M3K/B a7III Full Frame Mirrorless Camera...
SONY AUTHORIZED DEALER - Includes Full SONY USA WARRANTY
$2,448.00 TO SHOP
Sony a7R III Mirrorless Camera: 42.4MP Full Frame...
INCREDIBLE DETAIL: Shoot high speed subjects at up to 10fps with continuous, accurate AF/AE tracking
$1,825.00 TO SHOP
Sony Alpha a7 III Mirrorless Digital SLR Camera with...
This Cardinal Camera Bundle Includes , 128GB Memory , TTL Automatic Flash, Filters, Macros, Extra Battery...
$2,198.00 TO SHOP

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