Sony A7s mk3

The Sony A7S III Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera takes the Sony Alpha series to a whole new level of full-frame movie expression. Іt’ѕ еquірреd wіth а new Ехmоr R 12МР Full Frame ВЅІ Ѕеnѕоr which has been paired with the nеwlу dеѕіgnеd ВІОNZ ХR Рrосеѕѕіng еngіnе. This prоvіdеѕ uр tо 8х fаѕtеr реrfоrmаnсе оvеr рrеvіоuѕ mоdеlѕ, reduced rolling shutter, 15 stops of dynamic range, extra-strong image stabilisation, ultra-low-noise & exceptional low light performance.

The newly developed back-illuminated full-frame Exmor RTM CMOS sensor, with 12.1 effective megapixels13, boasts a readout speed up to twice as fast as that of the α7S II, along with high sensitivity and wide dynamic range. An advanced colour filter array boosts colour reproduction accuracy, while focal plane phase-detection AF enables substantial increases in autofocus stability and precision, all of which contribute to outstanding image quality. The BIONZ XRTM image-processing engine boasts a performance level up to eight times that of the previous processor, minimising latency while markedly improving real-time processing capabilities for both movies and stills. The engine performs real-time processing of AF, image recognition and image-quality adjustments, while also handling data transfer, user interface and other camera operations. The full-frame 12.1-megapixel configuration enables high sensitivity with low noise throughout the camera’s sensitivity range by optimising the output signal from the sensor. The standard ISO range is 80-102400, which is further expandable to 40-409600 (80-409600 for movies). The dynamic range is an impressively wide 15 stops, for beautiful, true-to-life images without blown highlights. Together, the camera’s high sensitivity and wide dynamic range expand your creative freedom during shoots. A digital audio interface is incorporated in the camera’s Multi Interface (MI) Shoe, to facilitate cleaner, clearer audio recordings without loss of quality. The XLR-K3M XLR Adaptor Kit additionally provides the camera with 4-channel 24-bit digital audio recording capability. Three recording formats can be selected from a menu: 48 kHz/16-bit 2-ch, 48 kHz/24-bit 2-ch, and 48 kHz/24-bit 4-ch, with the XLR-K3M XLR Adaptor Kit required for the latter two formats. The camera’s design has been optimised to prevent overheating even during extended recording sessions. A unique Sony Σ (sigma) shaped graphite-alloy heatsink is built into the image stabilisation unit, allowing the sensor to dissipate heat five times more effectively than in previous models23, while allowing it to move freely and avoiding interference with the stabilisation system. The camera’s two media slots are compatible with new CFexpress Type A cards as well as SDXC/SDHC cards supporting UHS-I and UHS-II speed classes. CFexpress Type A cards are the next standard for compact storage with fast write/read speeds suitable for both high-speed continuous still shooting and 4K movie recording at high bit rates. They are capable of quickly clearing camera buffers even when high volumes of still image and movie data are being generated.

Lens Mount E-mount
Aspect ratio 3:2
Number of pixels (effective) Approx. 12.1 megapixels
Number of pixels (total) Approx. 12.9 megapixels
Sensor type 35mm full frame (35.6×23.8mm), Exmor R CMOS sensor
Anti-Dust system Yes (Charge protection coating on Optical Filter and ultrasonic vibration mechanism)
Recording format JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif ,Ver. 2.32, MPF Baseline compliant), HEIF (MPEG-A MIAF compliant),
RAW (Sony ARW 4.0 format compliant)
Image size (pixels) [3:2] 35mm full frame L: 4240 x 2832 (12M), M: 2768 x 1848 (5.1M), S: 2128 x 1416 (3.0M),
APS-C L: 2768 x 1848 (5.1M), M: 2128 x 1416 (3.0M), S: 1376 x 920 (1.3M)
Image size (pixels) [4:3] 35mm full frame L: 3776 x 2832 (11M), M: 2464 x 1848 (4.6M), S: 1888 x 1416 (2.7M)
APS-C L: 2464 x 1848 (4.6M), M: 1888 x 1416 (2.7M), S: 1232 x 920 (1.1M)
Image size (pixels) [16:9] 35mm full frame L: 4240 x 2348 (10M), M: 2768 x 1550 (4.3M), S: 2128 x 1200 (2.6M),
APS-C L: 2768 x 1560 (4.3M), M: 2128 x 1200 (2.6M), S: 1376 x 776 (1.1M)
Image size (pixels) [1:1] 35mm full frame L: 2832 x 2832 (8M), M: 1840 x 1840 (3.4M), S: 1408 x 1408 (2.0M),
APS-C L: 1840 x 1840 (3.4M), M: 1408 x 1408 (2.0M), S: 912 x 912 (0.8M)
Image Quality Modes RAW (Compressed / Uncompressed),JPEG (Extra fine / Fine / Standard),HEIF(4:2:0 / 4:2:2)
(Extra fine / Fine / Standard),RAW & JPEG,RAW & HEIF
Picture effect
Creative style
Picture profile Yes (Off / PP1-PP10) Parameters: Black level, Gamma (Movie, Still, Cine1-4, ITU709, ITU709 [800%],
S-Log2, S-Log3, HLG, HLG1-3), Black Gamma, Knee, Color Mode, Saturation, Color Phase, Color Depth, Detail, Copy, Reset
Creative look ST, PT, NT, VV, VV2, FL, IN, SH, BW, SE, Custom Look (1-6)
Dynamic range functions Off, Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto/Level (1-5))
Colour space sRGB standard (with sYCC gamut) and Adobe RGB standard compatible with TRILUMINOS Color. BT.2020 standard.1
Recording format XAVC S,XAVC HS
Video compression XAVC S: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264,XAVC HS: MPEG-H HEVC/H.265
Audio recording format XAVC S:LPCM 2ch,LPCM 2ch(48kHz 16bit), LPCM 2ch(48kHz 24bit)2,
LPCM 4ch(48kHz 24bit)2, MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch3
Colour space BT.2020 standard compatible with TRILUMINOS Color
Picture effect –
Creative style –
Picture profile Yes (Off / PP1-PP10) Parameters: Black level, Gamma (Movie, Still, Cine1-4, ITU709, ITU709 [800%],
S-Log2, S-Log3, HLG, HLG1-3), Black Gamma, Knee, Color Mode, Saturation, Color Phase,
Color Depth, Detail, Copy, Reset
Creative look ST, PT, NT, VV, VV2, FL, IN, SH, BW, SE, Custom Look (1-6)
Movie Recording System (XAVC HS 4K) 3840 x 2160 (4:2:0, 10bit, NTSC) (Approx.): 120p (200Mbps),
60p (150Mbps / 75Mbps / 45Mbps), 24p (100Mbps / 50Mbps / 30Mbps); 3840 x 2160 (4:2:0, 10bit, PAL) (Approx.):
100p (200Mbps), 50p (150Mbps / 75Mbps / 45Mbps); 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit, NTSC) (Approx.): 120p (280Mbps),
60p (200Mbps / 100Mbps), 24p (100Mbps / 50Mbps); 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit, PAL) (Approx.): 100p (280Mbps),
50p (200Mbps / 100Mbps)
Movie Recording System (XAVC S 4K) 3840 x 2160 (4:2:0, 8bit, NTSC) (Approx.): 120p (200Mbps), 60p (150Mbps),
30p (100Mbps / 60Mbps), 24p (100Mbps / 60Mbps); 3840 x 2160 (4:2:0, 8bit, PAL) (Approx.): 100p (200Mbps),
50p (150Mbps), 25p (100Mbps / 60Mbps); 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit, NTSC) (Approx.): 120p (280Mbps),
60p (200Mbps), 30p (140Mbps), 24p (100Mbps); 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit, PAL) (Approx.): 100p (280Mbps),
50p (200Mbps), 25p (140Mbps)
Movie Recording System (XAVC S HD) 1920 x 1080 (4:2:0, 8bit, NTSC) (Approx.): 120p (100Mbps / 60Mbps),
60p (50Mbps / 25Mbps), 30p (50Mbps / 16Mbps), 24p (50Mbps); 1920 x 1080 (4:2:0, 8bit, PAL) (Approx.): 100p
(100Mbps / 60Mbps), 50p (50Mbps / 25Mbps), 25p (50Mbps / 16Mbps); 1920 x 1080 (4:2:2, 10bit, NTSC) (Approx.):
60p (50Mbps), 30p (50Mbps), 24p (50Mbps); 1920 x 1080 (4:2:2, 10bit, PAL) (Approx.): 50p (50Mbps), 25p (50Mbps)
Movie Recording System (XAVC S-I 4K) 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit, NTSC) (Approx.): 60p (600Mbps), 30p (300Mbps),
24p (240Mbps); 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit, PAL) (Approx.): 50p (500Mbps), 25p (250Mbps)
Movie Recording System (XAVC S-I HD) 1920 x 1080 (4:2:2, 10bit, NTSC) (Approx.): 60p (222Mbps), 30p (111Mbps),
24p (89Mbps); 1920 x 1080 (4:2:2, 10bit, PAL) (Approx.): 50p (185Mbps), 25p (93Mbps)
Slow & Quick motion (SHOOTING FRAME RATE) NTSC mode: 1fps,2fps,4fps,8fps,15fps,30fps,60fps,120fps, 240fps4,
PAL mode: 1fps,2fps,3fps,6fps,12fps,25fps,50fps,100fps, 200fps4
Movie Functions Audio Level Display, Audio Rec Level, PAL/NTSC Selector, Proxy Recording (1280 x 720 (6Mbps),
1920 x 1080(9Mbps), 1920 x 1080(16Mbps)), TC/UB, Auto Slow Shutter, Gamma Disp. Assist, RAW Output(HDMI)
Location Information Link from smartphone Yes
Media SD memory card,SDHC memory card (UHS-I/II compliant),SDXC memory card (UHS-I/II compliant),
CFexpress Type A memory card
Memory card slot SLOT1: Multi slot for SD (UHS-I/II compliant) memory card/CFexpress Type A card,
SLOT2: Multi slot for SD (UHS-I/II compliant) memory card/CFexpress Type A card
Recording Mode on 2 memory cards Simult. Rec, Sort, Auto Switch Media, Copy
Noise Reduction Long exposure NR: On/Off, available at shutter speeds longer than 1 sec.,High ISO NR: Normal / Low / Off
White balance modes Auto / Daylight / Shade / Cloudy / Incandescent / Fluorescent / Flash /
Underwater / Color Temperature (2500 to 9900K) & color filter / Custom
Shutter AWB Lock Yes (Shut. Halfway Down / Cont. Shooting / Off)
Focus type Fast Hybrid AF (phase-detection AF / contrast-detection AF)
Focus sensor Exmor R CMOS sensor
Focus point 35mm full frame: 759 points (phase-detection AF),
APS-C mode with FF lens: 345 points (phase- detection AF), with APS-C lens: 285 points (phase-detection AF)
/ 425 points (contrast-detection AF)
Focus Sensitivity Range EV-6 to EV20 (ISO100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)
Focus mode AF-A (Automatic AF), AF-S (Single-shot AF), AF-C (Continuous AF),
DMF (Direct Manual Focus), Manual Focus
Focus area Wide / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot / Expanded Flexible Spot / Tracking
Eye AF [Still images] Human (Right/Left Eye Select) / Animal, [Movie] Human (Right/Left Eye Select)
Other features Predictive control, Focus lock, AF Track Sens. (Still), AF Subj. Shift Sensitivity (Movie),
AF Transition Speed (Movie), Switch V/H AF Area, AF Area Regist., Circ. of Focus Point
AF Illuminator Yes (with Built-in LED type)
AF Illuminator Range Approx. 0.3m – approx. 3.0m (with FE 28-70mm F3.5- 5.6 OSS lens attached)
Focus Type with LA-EA3 (SOLD SEPARATELY) Phase-detection
Metering type 1200-zone evaluative metering
Metering Sensor Exmor R CMOS sensor
Metering Sensitivity EV-3 to EV20 (at ISO100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)
Metering Mode Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot, Spot Standard/Large, Entire Screen Avg., Highlight
Exposure Compensation +/- 5.0EV (1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps selectable) (with exposure compensation dial: +/- 3EV (1/3 EV steps))
Exposure Bracketing Bracket: Cont., Bracket: Single, 3/5/9 frames selectable. (Ambient light, Flash light)
AE Lock Locked when shutter button is pressed halfway. Available with AE lock button. (On/Off/Auto)
Exposure Modes AUTO(iAuto),Programmed AE (P),Aperture priority (A),Shutter-speed priority (S),Manual (M),
Movie (Programmed AE (P) / Aperture priority (A) / Shutter-speed priority (S) / Manual (M) / Flexible Exp. Mode),
Slow & Quick Motion (Programmed AE (P) / Aperture priority (A) / Shutter- speed priority (S) /
Manual (M) / Flexible Exp. Mode)
ISO Sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index) Still images: ISO 80- 102400 (ISO numbers up from ISO 40 to ISO 409600
can be set as expanded ISO range.), Movies: ISO 80-102400 equivalent
(ISO numbers up to ISO 409600 can be set as expanded ISO range.)
Anti-Flicker Shoot Yes5
Scene selection
Viewfinder type 1.6 cm (0.64 type) electronic viewfinder (color)
Number of dots 9 437 184 dots
Field coverage 100%
Magnification Approx. 0.90 x (with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1)
Dioptre adjustment -4.0 to +3.0m-1
Eye point Approx. 25mm from the eyepiece lens, 21mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1 (CIPA standard)
Display function Histogram, Real-time image-adjustment display, Digital level gauge, Grid line,
Focus check, Peaking MF, Zebra, Movie marker, Emph disp dur REC
Finder frame Rate selection NTSC mode: STD 60fps / HI 120fps, PAL mode: STD 50fps / HI 100fps
Monitor type 7.5cm (3.0-type) type TFT
Number of dots 1,440,000 dots
Touch panel Yes
Brightness control Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2), Sunny Weather mode
Adjustable angle Opening Angle:Approx. 176 deg., Rotation Angle:Approx. 270 deg.
Focus magnifier Yes, Focus Magnifier (35mm full frame: 2.1x / 4.1x, APS-C: 1.5x / 3.0x)
Camera Apps
Clear image zoom Still images:Approx. 2x,Movies:Approx. 1.5x (4K), Approx. 2x (HD)
Digital zoom Smart zoom (Still images):35mm full frame: M:Approx. 1.5x, S:Approx. 2x,APS-C: M:Approx. 1.3x,
S:Approx. 2x,Digital zoom (Still images):35mm full frame: L:Approx. 4x, M:Approx.6.1x, S:Approx. 8x,APS-C: L:Approx. 4x,
M:Approx. 5.2x, S:Approx. 8x,Digital zoom (Movie):35mm full frame: Approx. 4x ,APS-C: Approx. 4x
Face detection Face Priority in AF, Face Priority in Multi Metering, Regist. Faces Priority
Self-portrait Self-Timer
Others Interval Recording, ISO AUTO Min. SS, Bright Monitoring, Copyright Info, Set File Name,
Save/Import Settings, Help guide, Video Light Mode, Zoom Ring Rotate
Type Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
Shutter type Mechanical shutter/Electronic shutter
Shutter speed Still images: 1/8000 to 30 sec, Bulb, Movies: 1/8000 to 1/4 (1/3 steps),
up to 1/60 in AUTO mode (up to 1/30 in Auto slow shutter mode)
Flash sync. Speed 1/250 sec.6
Electronic Front curtain Shutter Yes (ON/OFF)
Silent shooting Yes (ON/OFF)
Type Image Sensor-Shift mechanism with 5-axis compensation (Compensation depends on lens specifications)
Compensation effect 5.5 stops (based on CIPA standard. Pitch/yaw shake only.
With Planar T* FE 50mm F1.4 ZA lens mounted. Long exposure NR off.)
Guide NO.
Flash coverage
Control Pre-flash TTL7
Flash compensation +/- 3.0 EV (switchable between 1/3 and 1/2 EV steps)
Flash modes Flash off,Autoflash,Fill-flash,Slow Sync.,Rear Sync.,Red-eye reduction (on/off selectable),Wireless8,Hi-speed sync.8
Recycling time
External flash Compatibility Sony α System Flash compatible with Multi Interface Shoe,
attach the shoe adaptor for flash compatible with Auto-lock accessory shoe
FE Level lock Yes
Wireless control Yes (Light signal: Available with Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Hi- speed sync. / Radio signal:
Available with Fill-flash, Rear Sync., Slow Sync., Hi- speed sync.)
Drive modes Single Shooting,Continuous shooting (Hi+/Hi/Mid/Lo selectable),Self-timer,Self-timer (Cont.),Bracket: Single,
Bracket: Cont.,White Balance bracket,DRO bracket
Continuous Drive Speed (APPROX. MAX.) Continuous shooting: Hi+: 10 fps, Hi: 8 fps, Mid: 6 fps, Lo: 3 fps9
NO. of Recordable Frames (APPROX.) JPEG Extra fine L: over 1000 frames,JPEG Fine L: over 1000 frames,
PEG Standard L: over 1000 frames,RAW: over 1000 frames,RAW & JPG: over 1000 frames,RAW (Uncompressed): over 1000 frames,
RAW (Uncompressed) & JPG: over 1000 frames9
Self-Timer 10 sec. delay / 5 sec. delay / 2 sec. delay / Continuous self- time / Bracketing self-timer
Pixel shift Multi shooting
Photo capture Yes
Modes Single (with or without shooting information Y RGB histogram & highlight / shadow warning),Index view,
Enlarged display mode (L: 10.6x, M: 6.92x, S: 5.32x),Auto Review,Image orientation,
Folder selection (Date / Still / Movie),Protect,Rating,Display as Group
PC Interface Mass-storage / MTP
Multi / Micro USB Terminal Yes, Type-C® Terminal (SuperSpeed USB 5Gbps(USB 3.2) compatible)
Bluetooth Yes (Bluetooth Standard Ver. 5.0 (2.4GHz band))
Multi interface Shoe Yes (with Digital Audio Interface)10
MIC Terminal Yes (3.5 mm Stereo minijack)
Sync Terminal
Headphone Terminal Yes (3.5 mm Stereo minijack)
Vertical grip connector Yes
LAN Terminal
Functions FTP Transfer Func.,View on Smartphone,Remote control via Smartphone,NFC One-touch remote,
PC Remote,BRAVIA Sync (Control for HDMI),PhotoTV HD
Microphone Built-in, stereo
Speaker Built-in, monaural
Compatible Standards Exif Print, Print Image Matching III
Type Custom key settings,Programmable Setting (Body 3 sets /memory card 4 sets),
My Dial Settings,My Menu,Reg Cust Shoot Set
Setting Peripheral Shading, Chromatic Aberration, Distortion
Supplied battery One rechargeable battery pack NP-FZ100
Battery Life (Still Images) Approx. 510 shots (Viewfinder) / Approx. 600 shots (LCD monitor) (CIPA standard)11
Battery Life (Movie, Actual recording) Approx. 80 min (Viewfinder) / Approx. 95 min (LCD monitor)(CIPA standard)12
Battery Life (Movie, Continuous Recording) Approx. 130 min (Viewfinder) / Approx. 135 min (LCD monitor) (CIPA standard)
Internal Battery Charge Yes (Available with USB Type-C Terminal. USB Power Delivery compatible)
Power Consumption with viewfinder Still images: Approx. 4.3W (with FE 28- 70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached),
Movies: Approx. 7.6W (with FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached)
Power Consumption with LCD Screen Still images: Approx. 3.3W (with FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached),
Movies: Approx. 7.3W (with FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached)
USB Power supply Yes (Available with USB Type-C Terminal. USB Power Delivery cpmpatible)
Operating Temperature 32 – 104 degrees F / 0 – 40 degrees C
Weight (With battery and memory card included) Approx. 699 g, approx. 1 lb 8.7 oz
Dimensions (W X H X D) Approx. 128.9mm x 96.9mm x 80.8mm, Approx. 128.9mm x 96.9mm x 69.7mm (FROM GRIP TO MONITOR),
Approx. 5 1/8 x 3 7/8 x 3 1/4 inches, Approx. 5 1/8 x 3 7/8 x 2 3/4 inches (FROM GRIP TO MONITOR)

Sony A7S mkiii
Sony NP-FZ100 battery x4
Sony BC-QZ1 battery charger
Short HDMI-HDMI cable
Sony MRW-G2 card reader

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