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Sony Alpha A7R Mark III

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Sony Alpha A7R Mark III
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A high image quality and award winning MILC digital camera, with marvellous features and a recent release date
MILC 42.4MP 7952 X 5304 Pixels CMOS Nov 2017
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Sony Alpha A7R Mark III Review

With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Sony Alpha A7R Mark III number 6 across all digital cameras.
97
Reviews
243 Reviews + 1 Award
67
Value for Money
Good
97
Features
Fully-Featured
95
Age
6 Months Old
89
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 89?

It has outstanding expert reviews and great user reviews with 90% of buyers recommending this camera to others. This digital camera has received an "Editor's Choice" award from Photoreview.com.au. Looking across the entire Canon digital camera range, the average reviews for all Canon digital cameras are also excellent.
Released by Sony 5 months ago, it is one of the newest cameras on the market, incorporating some of the latest camera features. View the latest cameras 2018.
Customers report good product quality, picture quality and that it is a good size. However they also report unacceptable noise level and that it is expensive.
It has some great features:
Higher than average megapixels
5-axis optical in-body image stabilization
Shoot up to 76 images continuously
Dual media slots, UHS-II support
Extend shooting to professional length
Rating function
Grouping display for continuous shots
My menu: faster to your favorites
Eye AF with doubled performance
Enhanced image stabilization: freer shooting
High connectivity for professional workflow
Reliable AF down to ev-3 brightness
USB 3.1 gen 1 for fast data transfer
Sync terminal available
New sony imaging software suite
Capture one (for sony)
Pixel shift multi shooting
High-resolution 4k HDR
Shoot and record 4k movies with oversampling
Supporting various needs in HDR production
HLG (hybrid log-gamma) for instant HDR workflow
Never waste a moment
AF tracking improved by approx. 2x
7952 x 5304 pixels image resolution
More realistic movies
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
3840 x 2160 pixels video resolution
Inspiring maximum creativity
A portal to unseen worlds
Seize moments with quick precision
New portraiture potential
Smooth studio workflow
Different dimension of resolution
Depicting scenes in intimate detail
Up to 2x faster (approx.) AF response
42.4MP4 full-frame exmor R CMOS sensor
Greatly enhanced image processing
Wide standard ISO 100-32000 range
Strong, light, reliable design takes you further
3.69-million-dot quad-vga OLED tru-finder
Up to 10fps continuous shooting
Shoot continuously in absolute silence
Dramatically evolved AF performance
Comprehensive fast hybrid AF coverage
S-Log3 for wide 14-stop dynamic range

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this Sony digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 9 in everyday photography cameras. It is also good for portrait photography, ranking number 8 in portrait photography cameras as well being good for landscape photography, ranking number 7 in landscape photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Good
67
Landscape Photography
Good
71
Everyday Photography
Very Good
62
Sports Photography
Good
50
Wildlife Photography
Average

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks.
There is a 70% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

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Sony Alpha A7R Mark III In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

The editor of review website Photoreview.com.au decided that this camera was phenomenally good and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

Excellent Expert Reviews

On average, based on four expert reviews from sites including photoreview.com.au, cw.no, skyit.vn and chip.com.tr this camera has an overall expert rating of 92 out of 100. The camera expert review sites think this Sony camera is one of the very best digital cameras.

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Excellent User Reviews

On average, Alpha A7R Mark III owners rated this camera 90 out of 100. 146 reviewers (90% of all reviewers) gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 90% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report Unacceptable Noise Level

12 customers said in their reviews that the Sony Alpha A7R Mark III was noisy and two owners who reviewed the product concluded that it was not quiet.

Users Report That it is Expensive

Three people who reviewed it agreed that it was expensive and three customers concluded that this digital camera was not good value for money.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

24 owners reckoned that the product was good quality.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

49 owners agreed that this digital camera was able to produce good images, 11 people who purchased it thought it had a good picture resolution and 10 owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good image sensor.

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

We checked 25,499 expert and user reviews (including 7,771 verified purchases) for Sony cameras and found that on average Sony has very good reviews compared to other brands. 93% of those that bought a Sony camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Six customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was compact and two customers said in their reviews that the product was lightweight.

  • Suffice it to say, this camera meets and beats my expectations for full frame sensor, large file out put, incredible low light performance, very fast focus, light body, reasonably good ergonomics, ease of use…
  • This camera is small and compact…
  • There is another camera and maybe more by now out there that offer mirror less, high resolution, full frame, compact, interchangeable lens capability, for more money or less features…
  • Much more compact and shoulder friendly than rival products, with excellent image quality…
  • This camera is really well built, not heavy.
    Lucky89 (Walmart.com) - December 2013
  • Put together nicely, not a tinny or loose feel to it at all…
    Lucky89 (Walmart.com) - December 2013
  • Overall the best full frame, small camera very small and lightweight which makes it a joy to carry around…
    Signgrap (Walmart.com) - September 2014
  • Compact size with the resolution of a camera twice the size…
    Akh (Bhphotovideo.com) - February 2014
  • It was so much more compact, light and the quality is crisp…
  • A fantastic camera so lightweight and has many amazing features…
    Lady B - June 2017

Users Report Good Video Capture

Three customers who reviewed the product considered that it was good for video recording.

Users Report Good Exposure Control

Two customers agreed that it had good exposure controls.

  • Good lens flexibility (retro lens fitting) and excellent options for exposure control…
  • Exposure compensation easily assigned to one of two accessible dials, front or back…

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Three owners who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good screen and two customers who bought it reckoned that it had a good viewfinder.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Three people said in their reviews that the product was ergonomic and three owners wrote in their reviews that the product was well designed.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Three people concluded that the product was well made.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Nine people agreed that this digital camera was easy to use and four owners wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus.

Users Report Excellent Technical Features

Four people wrote in their reviews that the product had good features.

  • There is another camera and maybe more by now out there that offer mirror less, high resolution, full frame, compact, interchangeable lens capability, for more money or less features…
  • Great camera, great features, great sensor, great size…
  • The camera is smaller and lighter (easier to cart around), has a lot of features which would be of use to me…
  • A fantastic camera so lightweight and has many amazing features…
    Lady B - June 2017
  • Too many features crammed into too small a place added to bad ergonomic design mars what could have been my favourite camera…
    Ieye (Walmart.com) - September 2014
  • Has so many advanced features and conveniences that simply blow away most other cameras…

Users Report Excellent Battery Life

11 customers reckoned that the Sony Alpha A7R Mark III had a good battery life.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

12 owners who purchased the Sony Alpha A7R Mark III agreed that it had a good autofocus, eight customers who reviewed it concluded that it had a good lens and two people who reviewed this digital camera thought it had a good zoom.

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by £127 (8%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony Alpha A7R Mark III and the United Kingdom price of £1,449.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,679.99 (£2,360.39).

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Age

Only Released Six Months Ago

The Alpha A7R Mark III was only released by Sony six months ago. This digital camera features the latest in digital camera technology.

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Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Sony Alpha A7R Mark III of 42.4MP is very high compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 98% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The lowest megapixels of digital cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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7952 X 5304 Pixels Image Resolution

The Alpha A7R Mark III has a maximum image resolution of 7952 x 5304 pixels. That's over two times the resolution of a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Alpha A7R Mark III is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. In addition, this camera has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best).

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Alpha A7R Mark III of 102,000 is higher than 98% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 15,000.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Sony camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Heavier Than Average

The Alpha A7R Mark III's weight of 657g is heavier than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is heavier than 92% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the weights range from 57g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 310g.

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Wide Range of Magnifications Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the magnification depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of magnifications are possible with this camera.

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3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Sony Alpha A7R Mark III is 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. 1920 x 1080 pixels is also supported by this camera. In addition, this Sony camera supports a video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels and 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best). A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels is equivalent to 4K Ultra HD video. This has four times the detail of Full HD video.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

Across all the digital cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 610,000 pixels. The Alpha A7R Mark III's display resolution of 1,440,000 pixels is in the highest 2% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Wide Range of Minimum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Sony Alpha A7R Mark III has a self-timer, unlike 81% of cameras which do not have a self-timer.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Sony Alpha A7R Mark III supports Wi-Fi. 68% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Larger Than Average Viewfinder Screen Size

Across all the digital cameras the viewfinder screen sizes range from 0.5" to 8", and the average viewfinder screen size is 0.86". The viewfinder screen size of the Alpha A7R Mark III of 0.51" is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 89% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 1" and the largest being 7.7". The Alpha A7R Mark III's display diagonal of only 2.95" is in the smallest 34% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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650 Battery Life

Most digital cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Sony Alpha A7R Mark III which takes 650 battery life.

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Has a Microphone in

The Alpha A7R Mark III has a microphone in. 88% of digital cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Sony Alpha A7R Mark III features noise reduction, which is unusual. 91% of digital cameras do not feature noise reduction.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The Sony Alpha A7R Mark III's digital zoom of 8x is bigger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 88% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The digital zooms of digital cameras range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Alpha A7R Mark III has a pre-flash, which is unusual. 95% of digital cameras do not have a pre-flash.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony Alpha A7R Mark III supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 86% of digital cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Has a Touchscreen

The Sony Alpha A7R Mark III has a touchscreen, unlike 82% of digital cameras which do not have a touchscreen.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Sony Alpha A7R Mark III has an anti-dust function, unlike 89% of cameras which do not have an anti-dust function.

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Features Bluetooth

The Alpha A7R Mark III features bluetooth, which is unusual. 94% of digital cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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Has a Headphone Output

The Alpha A7R Mark III has a headphone output. 93% of digital cameras do not have a headphone output.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Alpha A7R Mark III has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 91% of cameras do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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