Sony Alpha A7R III

Market Status: Available in India | Launch: October, 2017 |
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2,59,990
Mega Pixel
42.4 Mega Pixel
Battery
NP-FZ100 Battery
Display
Touch Screen
ISO
ISO 100 - 32000
Shutter Speed
1/8000 Shutter Speed
Sensor
Full Frame Sensor
  • WiFi
  • Bluetooth
  • NFC
  • Tiltable LCD Screen

Sony Alpha A7R III Price

Sony Alpha A7R III Unique Features

The Alpha A7R III features a new front-end LSI that almost doubles the readout speed of the sensor. It also takes advantage of the latest BIONZ X image processing engine, and combined, these enhancements deliver a boost of up to 1.8x in processing speeds. The device now features a new HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma) profile that supports an Instant HDR workflow, allowing HDR (HLG) compatible TVs to play back 4K HDR footage. There are also ports for both a microphone and audio monitoring.

Pros / Cons

Pros:

10fps at 42.2MP
Advanced 5-axis IS system
Large and bright EVF

Cons:

Battery life could still be better
Limited touchscreen control

Sony Alpha A7R III Specifications

General
Brand Sony
Camera Model Alpha a7R III / α7R III / Alpha 7R III / A7R III (ILCE-7RM2)
Camera Type Mirrorless
Launch Year October, 2017
Market Status Available in India
Sensor
Image Sensor Type Exmor R CMOS
Image Sensor Size (W x H) 35 mm Full Frame (35.6×24 mm)
Effective Pixels 42.4 Megapixels
Total pixels 43.6 Megapixels
Max resolution 7952 x 2656 pixels
Aspect Ratio 3:2, 16:9
ISO Rating ISO 100 - 32000 (expandable min 50 to max 102400)
White Balance Presets 10
Custom White Balance Yes
Autofocus Point 399
Processor BIONZ X
Shutter
Minimum Shutter speed 30 sec
Maximum Shutter speed 1/8000 sec
Shutter Type Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, Focal-plane Shutter
Continuous Shooting (Frame rate) 10 fps
Lens
Lens Mount Sony E-mount
Compatible lenses Sony E-mount Lenses
Focal Length 1x
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type Electronic Viewfinder, Quad-VGA OLED
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification approx 0.78x (-1m-1, with 50 mm Lens at Infinity)
Viewfinder Eyepoint Approx. 23 mm from the eyepiece lens, 18.5 mm from the eyepiece frame
Viewfinder Diopric adjustment -4.0 to +3.0 m-1
Display
Display Size 3 inch
Display Type TFT Color, Tilting LCD Monitor
Touchscreen Yes
Screen Dots 14,40,000 dots
Flash
Built in Flash No
External Flash Yes (via hot shoe)
Power
Battery Model NP-FZ100 Li-ion Battery
Battery Type Rechargeable Li-ion
Battery Life Approx. 650 shots
Battery Life for Video Approx. 1hr. 45min
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
NFC Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v4.1
HDMI Yes (Micro-HDMI Type-D)
USB Type-C / USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
Remote control Yes (wired or smartphone)
Storage
Memory Card Type Two SD/SDHC/SDXC slots (UHS-II support on one)
Image File Format JPEG, RAW
Video File Format MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S, H.264 / 4K video recording
Body
Dimension (W x H x D) 126.9 x 95.6 x 73.7 mm (5 x 3.78 x 2.91 inch)
Weight 657 g (with batteries)
Body Construction Magnesium Alloy
Durability Dust and Moisture (Not 100%)
Colours Black

Sony Alpha A7R III Details

The Sony a7R Mark III is launched in India. The device is a full-frame mirrorless camera that uses a 42.4MP stabilized BSI CMOS sensor. It comes with dimension as 5 x 3.9 x 3 inches(W x H x D), and weighs 657 g(With battery and memory card). It sports tiltable 3-inch (1,440k dots) Xtra Fine LCD Display, that makes it easy to photograph over crowds, or objects close to the ground. The camera provides high speed continuous shooting at 10 fps. It features new front-end LSI and updated BIONZ X processing engine for maximum processing speed.

     The a7R Mark III comes with Advanced Hybrid AF system with 399 focal-plane phase-detection AF points that covers 68% of the image Plane and 425 contrast AF points covering 47% of the image area. As a result, its AF system is able to focus in lower light and generates desired images. It has 14-bit RAW format output, that contains rich tonal information from highlights to shadows and is available even when shooting in silent or continuous mode. It features viewfinder of type Electronic viewfinder, with 100% coverage area. The captured pictures can be shot and shared remotely by using in built wifi, NFC and Bluetooth. With 5-axis in-body SteadyShot image stabilization system, camera shake is effectively compensated. Thus, producing great and accurate shots.

     With high-speed image processing BIONZ X-Processor, the ISO can be expanded up to 102400. That allows a user to capture spectacular shots with noise completely reduced. This ensures outstanding overall performance at all settings and in all shooting conditions. The high range Sony a7R Mark III is priced at Rs. 2,52,990(only body) in Indian market.

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