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α7R III

Reality realized. New worlds.

Refine your sense of reality with α7R III — an ideal partner offering superior speed, high-resolution imaging, pro-class operability, and reliable performance even under harsh conditions.

INTERCHANGEABLE-LENS CAMERAS

α7R III 35 mm full-frame camera with autofocus

ILCE-7RM3

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$3,199.99

Inspiring maximum creativity

Welcome to a new world of imaging with resolution, sensitivity, dynamic range, processing speed, and shooting response further enhanced. The α7R III packs pro-style operability into a strong, compact body to give you greater flexibility to take brilliant shots in any situation. With such high power, precision, and potential at your command, you can capture once-in-a-lifetime experiences. 

A portal to unseen worlds

A portal to unseen worlds

Together, an effective 42.4MP (approx.) image sensor and enhanced image processor can take imaging as far as adventurous imaginations allow.

Seize moments with quick precision

Seize moments with quick precision

Doubled AF tracking effectiveness, even during continuous shooting at up to 10fps, advances the evolution of steady, lightning-fast camera performance.

New portraiture potential

New portraiture potential

Greatly enhanced Eye AF focuses on and tracks an eye with great precision and speed, even when a subject is moving, is looking down and away, or is backlit.

Smooth studio workflow

Smooth studio workflow

SuperSpeed USB 3.1 Gen 1 enabled by a USB Type-C™ connector allows high-speed PC Remote data transfer for smooth handling of large RAW data files.

Different dimension of resolution

Different dimension of resolution

Pixel Shift Multi Shooting delivers overwhelming resolution, color fidelity, and texture reproduction, capturing the atmosphere of subject and environment.

More realistic movies

More realistic movies

Movies of extraordinary presence result from innovation supporting 4K HDR images of high resolution, broad dynamic range, and wide color gamut.

A portal to unseen worlds

Depicting scenes in intimate detail

The image processing system has evolved to deliver high resolution and low noise throughout a wider ISO range. The camera depicts the mood of every scene’s surroundings as well as texture of details.

42.4MP full-frame Exmor R CMOS sensor

42.4MP full-frame Exmor R™ CMOS sensor

The Exmor R sensor’s back-illuminated, gapless on-chip lens design increases light sensitivity and provides wide dynamic range, despite its high resolution of 42.4MP.

Greatly enhanced image processing

Greatly enhanced image processing

A new front-end LSI and BIONZ X™ boost processing speed and are teamed with the Exmor R™ sensor to deliver up to 15-stop dynamic range at low ISO sensitivity for stills, enabling richer tonal expression.

Wide standard ISO 100-32000 range

Wide standard ISO 100-32000 range

The standard ISO range has been extended to ISO 100-32000 (expandable to ISO 50-102400), and noise has been reduced by as much as a full stop in the mid sensitivity range.

14-bit RAW output for rich gradations

14-bit RAW output for rich gradations

14-bit RAW format output contains rich tonal information from highlights to shadows, and is available even when shooting in silent or continuous mode .

[1] Image sensor
[2] The latest high-speed front-end LSI
[3] 16-bit image processing

Strong, light, reliable design takes you further

High-resolution Quad-VGA OLED Tru-Finder provides natural, high-precision viewfinder image. The functional advantages of an EVF, such as high visibility in darkness and AF capability when using magnified display, is further enhanced for powerful shooting support. For even greater versatility, the α7R III’s small, light body is robust and rigid enough for rugged use.

  • Electronic viewfinder
  • Excellent reliability

Seize moments with quick precision

Up to 10fps continuous shooting

Capture an instant action with continuous shooting of up to 10fps with AF/AE tracking. Huge data of 42.4MP imaging maintains high image quality that is advantageous for your creative trimming.

Shoot continuously in absolute silence

Shoot continuously in absolute silence

This camera allows silent shooting at up to 10fps with AF/AE tracking. Silence is critical for shooting wildlife, when even slight noise can mean missing a chance at an ideal shot.

Dramatically evolved AF performance

AF performance is improved by inheriting the AF performance used in the α9 and applying it optimally, so once the α7R III captures a wild animal that moves unpredictably, it won’t easily let it go.

Comprehensive Fast Hybrid AF coverage

Comprehensive Fast Hybrid AF coverage

399 phase-detection AF points covering approx. 68% of image area width and height plus 425 densely positioned contrast-detection AF points improve focus that might otherwise be unachievable.

Up to 2x faster (approx.) AF response

Up to 2x faster (approx.) AF response

Thanks to much more responsive, enhanced Fast Hybrid AF, AF speed is up to approximately two times faster under dim lighting conditions.

AF tracking improved by approx. 2x

AF tracking improved by approx. 2x

The AF algorithm inherited from the α9 accounts for two times more precise AF tracking for continuous shooting, even of complex or sudden movement.

4D FOCUS

See more about 4D FOCUS

Reliable AF down to EV-3 brightness

Advanced AF algorithms contribute to high AF precision down to light levels as low as EV-3, for more reliable autofocus in dark scenes.

Reliable AF down to EV-3 brightness

Never waste a moment

New multi-selector, AF-ON button, and touch focus functions make focus operation quick and intuitive. With built-in dual slots and compatibility with large-capacity rechargeable-battery NP-FZ100, the α7R III also ensures that you can shoot with far less interruption, because you won’t need to change media and battery as frequently.

Shoot up to 76 images continuously

Shoot up to 76 images continuously

Capture up to 76 compressed RAW or JPEG images in a continuous burst. This allows you to confidently concentrate on burst shooting without distraction.

Dual media slots, UHS-II support

Dual media slots, UHS-II support

With two media slots, including one that’s UHS-II-compatible for fast data writing, the α7R III can simultaneously or relay record, separate RAW/JPEG data and stills/movies, and copy data between cards.

Extend shooting to professional length

Extend shooting to professional length

The α7R III can use a NP-FZ100 battery with approx. 2.2 times as much capacity as a NP-FW50 battery. USB Type-C™ and Multi/Micro USB ports allow connection of external batteries for extended shooting.

Rating function

Rating function

With rating function, you can rate recorded still images from 1 to 5 stars anywhere right on the spot, using the playback screen to perform the function if it is assigned to a custom button.

Grouping display for continuous shots

Grouping display for continuous shots

A series of photos shot in continuous mode can be reviewed as groups, play index display is improved, and continuous groups can be deleted or protected at once.

My Menu: faster to your favorites

My Menu: faster to your favorites

Register up to 30 frequently used items on the new My Menu for instant recall. You can create and customize an optimal menu for your own convenience.

New portraiture potential

Eye AF with doubled performance

With the α7R III, Eye AF evolves with two times more immediate, effective eye detection and tracking, even when shooting a moving portrait subject.

Even if faces partially hidden

Even if face is partially hidden

Even when looking down

Even when looking down

even in darkness

Even in dim light

Enhanced image stabilization: freer shooting

Thanks to enhanced 5-axis in-camera image stabilizer, whenever you want to move and shoot freely, you can rely on the α7R III’s high-resolution performance and mobility, in order to concentrate on the subject without worrying about various types of camera-shake blur.

Pitch and yaw compensation

Pitch and yaw compensation

Horizontal/vertical shift compensation

Horizontal/vertical shift compensation

Roll compensation

Roll compensation

5-axis optical in-body image stabilization

New stabilization unit/gyro sensors/algorithms effectively raise 5.5 stops. Five types of camera shake — angular shake (pitch/yaw), X/Y shift, and rotational shake (roll) — are compensated.

5-axis optical in-body image stabilization

Smooth studio workflow

High connectivity for professional workflow

The α7R III includes USB 3.1 Gen 1 compatible USB Type-C™ port and sync terminals that enable the camera to be connected directly to external devices without delay. These connections make workflow more seamless and stress-free, even for studio shooting that makes use of PC tethered shooting or flash.

USB 3.1 Gen 1 for fast data transfer

This makes PC tethered shooting available for smooth handling of big RAW image files, so you can quickly review images on a PC and continue shooting without much delay for file transfers.

USB 3.1 Gen 1 for fast data transfer
Sync terminal available

Sync terminal available

A standard sync terminal is provided for convenient synchronization with studio flash units and other external lighting equipment.

Camera Imaging Edge

New Sony imaging software suite

A new suite of imaging apps provides top-quality RAW development, convenient PC tethering, and efficient viewing/management.

Capture One (for Sony)

Capture One (for Sony)

Capture One Express (for Sony) is free software for high-quality finishing of RAW data. Capture One Pro (for Sony) can be bought for such compatible functions as local adjustment and PC tethered shooting.

Different dimension of resolution

Pixel Shift Multi Shooting

This new Pixel Shift Multi Shooting reproduces still images that contain true-to-life detail, texture, color, and overall atmosphere.

Pixel Shift Multi Shooting

[1] Normal single image [2] Composited image with Pixel Shift Multi Shooting

More realistic movies

High-resolution 4K HDR

In addition to capability to record stunning high-resolution 4K movies through 5K (15MP) oversampling, the camera features a new HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma) picture profile, supporting instant HDR workflow, that offers wide dynamic range for highly precise and lifelike movie images without color grading.

  • High-resolution 4K
  • AF evolution

Supporting various needs in HDR production

The α7R III features S-Log for flexible expression of images in post-production and HLG for instantaneous HDR workflow — a combination that fulfills various HDR production requirements.

Supporting various needs in HDR production

[1] High flexibility to fine-tune images as desired (Color grading required)
[2] Instant and high-quality image (Color grading not required)

  • HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma)
  • S-Log3

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Specifications and Features
An entirely renewed image processing system further enhances image quality. Up to approximately 2x improved AF speed, AF tracking, and Eye AF tracking performance and up to 10fps continuous shooting allow more decisive moments to be captured. Reliable pro-style operability packed within a strong, compact body provides superior flexibility and mobility.
  • 42.4 MP 35 mm full-frame Exmor R™ CMOS and enhanced processing system

  • Standard ISO 100-32000 range (upper limit expandable to 102400)

  • Fast Hybrid AF with 399-point focal-plane phase-detection AF and 425-point contrast-detection AF

  • High-speed continuous shooting of up to 10fps with AF/AE tracking

  • 5-axis image stabilization with 5.5-stop exposure advantage

Lens Compatibility
Sony E-mount lenses
TYPE
35 mm full frame (35.9 x 24.0 mm), Exmor R CMOS sensor
Number Of Pixels (Effective)
Approx. 42.4 megapixels
ISO Sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index)
Still images: ISO 100-32000 (Expandable to ISO 50 to 102400), AUTO (ISO 100-12800, selectable lower limit and upper limit), Movies: ISO 100-32000 equivalent, AUTO (ISO 100-12800, selectable lower limit and upper limit)
Battery Life (Still Images)
Approx. 530 shots (Viewfinder) / approx. 650 shots (LCD monitor) (CIPA standard)
Viewfinder Type
1.3 cm (0.5-type) electronic viewfinder (color), Quad-VGA OLED
TYPE
2.95 inch (3.0-type) wide type TFT

What's in the Box

Power cord, Rechargeable Battery NP-FZ100, Cable Protector, Battery Charger BC-QZ1, Shoulder strap, Body cap, Accessory shoe cap, Eyepiece cup, USB Type-C™ cable

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