Sony Alpha A7 III review

Sony a7III

When I used Sony Alpha A7 III camera, I was thrilled by its fantastic combination of a compact body and a full-frame image sensor.

The Sony A7 III offers both and remains affordable. It sports better autofocus and a splendid performance which will leave you in awe. I already knew the Sony A7 series was phenomenal, but I had no idea that it would be so great.

The fantastic image quality that this camera provides trumps over all other cameras. The performance of this camera is the best that any money can buy and the best thing is that you won’t have to spend much to get your hands on this excellent full-frame mirrorless camera.

Read along to find out why this camera is perfect for you!

Product overview

Sony α7 III is distinguished from other cameras due to its updated sensor design. It is an excellent camera that is suitable for capturing photos as well as recording videos.

It is flexible and can be used in a variety of working situations. Sony has refined it to produce low-light performance and faster speed.

The pair of full-frame Exmor R BSI CMOS 24.2MP sensor and BIONZ X image processor enables it with an impressive and continuous ten fps shooting rate and enhanced autofocus performance.

This results in faster and reliable subject tracking together with a broader frame coverage.

Sony a7III

It also boasts an updated Fast Hybrid AF System which uses a combination of 425 contrast-detection areas and 693 phase-detection points resulting in quicker attainment of focus in various lighting conditions and also effective maintaining of focus on subjects.

Other than speed and AF, there are other improvements to processing that enable it to achieve higher image clarity and also minimizes noise all through the sensitivity range. It is armed with ISO range from 100-51200, which can be further expanded to 50-204800.

The camera also has enhanced video recording capabilities that lead to improved quality and adequate recording of UHD 4K video with the use of full width of the full-frame sensor which minimizes moiré and aliasing.

Furthermore, the a7 III makes use of 5-axis SteadyShot INSIDE sensor-shift image stabilization, which reduces the camera shake by up to 5 stops.

Additionally, it does not only have updates for the imaging system but has gone beyond that. The a7 III also has its body design revised to incorporate an LCD rear 3.0″ 922k-dot touchscreen, with a tilting design which is excellent at supporting shooting from all angles event the extremes ones.

It also features a 2.36m-dot Tru-Finder OLED EVF which provides bright and clear eye-level monitoring.

It also incorporates a dual SD memory card slots and a bigger NP-FZ100 battery which lets it achieve up to 710 shots per charge providing it greater shooting flexibility.

Sony a7III top view

Moreover, the camera is designed in such a rigid way that it can be used even in trying conditions. The weather-sealing makes it dust- and moisture-resistant and the magnesium-alloy chassis makes it tough.

Summing it up, the α7 III is packed with innovative features which provide it with ease of operation, high-speed response, durability, and reliability to fulfill your various shooting needs.

Product specifications

Body type: SLR-style mirrorless

Max resolution: 6000 x 4000

Image ratio: 3:2, 16:9

Effective pixels: 24 megapixels

Sensor size: Full frame

Sensor type: BSI-CMOS

Processor: Bionz X

ISO: 100-51200

Custom white balance: Yes

JPEG quality levels: Extra fine, fine, standard

Digital zoom: Yes

Manual focus: Yes

Number of focus points: 693

Touchscreen: Yes

Live view: Yes

Minimum shutter speed: 30 sec

Maximum shutter speed: 1/8000 sec

External flash: Yes

Continuous drive: 10.0 fps

Self-timer: Yes

Microphone: Stereo

Speaker: Mono

USB: USB 3.1

Wireless: Built-In

Battery description: NP-FZ100 lithium-ion battery with charger

Battery Life: 10

Weight: 650 g

Dimension: 127 x 96 x 74 mm

What’s in the box?

1 x Sony A7 III camera body

1 x Front and rear lens caps (when the lens is included)

1 x Body cap

1 x NP-FW50 lithium-ion rechargeable battery pack

1 x AC-UB10 battery charger

1 x hot shoe cap

1 x Eyepiece cup

1 x Shoulder strap

1 x Micro USB cable

1 x Instruction manual


– Incredibly compact body

– Very high resolution

– Hybrid autofocus is reasonably fast and confident;

– Better burst-shooting performance

– Excellent image quality

– Faster x-sync

– Accepts Alpha-mount and E-mount lenses


– Moderate performance

– Loud shutter

– Mediocre battery life

– Weak low-light autofocus

– Limited selection of native lenses.

It is indeed a perfection for all and sundry and provides you with everything you need. From high-speed performance, amazing imaging capability to an outstanding and compact body design everything is on point.

The Sony α7 III gives you the power to be precise and flexible at the same time and lets you capture once-in-a-lifetime moments in the exact manner you want.

Get this camera now and have control over expressing freedom!


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