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Expanded Specifications Sony Alpha a7 III Body

 

Lens  
Lens Mount E-mount
Lens Compatibility Sony E-mount lenses
Image Sensor  
Anti-Dust System Charge protection coating on optical filter and image sensor shift mechanism
Aspect Ratio 3:2
Number Of Pixels (Total) Approx. 25.3 megapixels
Sensor Type 35mm full frame (35.6×23.8mm), Exmor R CMOS sensor
Number Of Pixels (Effective) Approx. 24.2 megapixels
Recording (still images)  
Colour Space sRGB standard (with sYCC gamut) and Adobe RGB standard, compatible with TRILUMINOS Color
Creative Style Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn leaves, Black & White, Sepia, Style Box (1-6), (Contrast (-3 to +3 steps), Saturation (-3 to +3 steps), Sharpness (-3 to +3 steps))
Dynamic Range Functions Off, Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto/Level (1-5)), Auto High Dynamic Range (Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure Difference Level (1-6 EV, 1.0 EV step))
Image Quality Modes RAW, RAW & JPEG (Extra fine, Fine, Standard), JPEG (Extra fine, Fine, Standard)
Image Size (Pixels) [16:9] 35mm full frame L: 6000 x 3376 (20M), M: 3936 x 2216 (8.7M), S: 3008 x 1688 (5.1M), APS-C L: 3936 x 2216 (8.7M), M: 3008 x 1688 (5.1M), S: 1968 x 1112 (2.2M)
Image Size (Pixels) [3:2] 35mm full frame L: 6000 x 4000 (24M), M: 3936 x 2624 (10M), S: 3008 x 2000 (6.0M), APS-C L: 3936 x 2624 (10M), M: 3008 x 2000 (6.0M), S: 1968 x 1312 (2.6M)
Image Size (Pixels) [Sweep Panorama] -
Picture Effect 8 types: Posterization (Color), Posterization (B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R/G/B/Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera (Normal/Cool/Warm/Green/Magenta), Soft High-key , Rich-tone Monochrome
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
14bit RAW Yes
Recording Format JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver.2.31, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)
Uncompressed RAW Yes
Recording (movie)  
Audio Recording Format XAVC S: LPCM 2ch, AVCHD: Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2ch, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator
Colour Space xvYCC standard (x.v.Color when connected via HDMI cable) compatible with TRILUMINOS Color
Clean HDMI Output 3840 x 2160 (25p), 1920 x 1080 (50p), 1920 x 1080 (50i), 1920 x 1080 (24p), 1920 x 1080 (60p), 1920 x 1080 (60i), 3840 x 2160 (30p), 3840 x 2160 (24p), YCbCr 4:2:2 8bit / RGB 8bit
Creative Style Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn leaves, Black & White, Sepia, Style Box (1-6), (Contrast (-3 to +3 steps), Saturation (-3 to +3 steps), Sharpness (-3 to +3 steps))
Image Size (Pixels), NTSC XAVC S 4K: 3840 x 2160 (30p, 100M), 3840 x 2160 (24p, 100M), 3840 x 2160 (30p, 60M), 3840 x 2160 (24p, 60M), XAVC S HD: 1920 x 1080 (120p, 100M), 1920 x 1080 (120p, 60M), 1920 x 1080 (60p, 50M), 1920 x 1080 (30p, 50M), 1920 x 1080 (24p, 50M), 1920 x 1080 (60p, 25M), 1920 x 1080 (30p, 16M), AVCHD: 1920 x 1080 (60i, 24M, FX), 1920 x 1080 (60i, 17M, FH)
Slow & Quick Motion (shooting Frame Rate) NTSC mode: 1fps, 2fps, 4fps, 8fps, 15fps, 30fps, 60fps, 120fps, PAL mode: 1fps, 2fps, 3fps, 6fps, 12fps, 25fps, 50fps, 100fps
Slow & Quick Motion (recording Frame Rate & Image Size) NTSC mode: 1920x1080 (60p, 30p, 24p), PAL mode: 1920x1080 (50p, 25p)
Picture Effect Posterization (Color), Posterization (B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R/G/B/Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera (Normal/Cool/Warm/Green/Magenta), Soft High-key
Movie Functions Audio Level Display, Audio Rec Level, PAL/NTSC Selector, Yes (1280 x 720 (Approx.9Mbps)), TC/UB (TC Preset/UB Preset/TC Format/TC Run/TC Make/UB Time Rec), Auto Slow Shutter, REC Control, Clean HDMI Info. (ON/OFF selectable), Gamma Disp. Assist
Image Size (Pixels), PAL XAVC S 4K: 3840 x 2160 (25p, 100M), 3840 x 2160 (25p, 60M), XAVC S HD:1920 x 1080 (100p, 100M), 1920 x 1080(100p, 60M), 1920 x 1080 (50p, 50M), 1920 x 1080 (25p, 50M), AVCHD:1920 x 1080 (50i, 24M, FX), 1920 x 1080 (50i, 17M, FH)
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
Recording Format XAVC S, AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compliant
Video Compression XAVC S: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, AVCHD: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Recording System  
Location Information Link From Smartphone Yes
Media Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick Micro (M2), SD memory card, SDHC memory card (UHS-I/II compliant), SDXC memory card (UHS-I/II compliant), microSD memory card, microSDHC memory card, microSDXC memory card
Memory Card Slot SLOT1: Slot for SD (UHS-I/II compliant) memory card, SLOT2: Multi slot for Memory Stick Duo/SD (UHS-I compliant) memory card
Recording Mode On 2 Memory Cards Simult. Rec (Still), Simult. Rec (Movie), Simult. Rec (Still/,Movie), Sort (JPEG/RAW), Sort (Still/Movie), Auto Switch Media (On/Off), Copy
Noise Reduction  
Noise Reduction Long exposure NR: On/Off, available at shutter speeds longer than 1 sec., High ISO NR: Normal/Low/Off
Multi Frame NR -
White Balance  
White Balance Modes Auto / Daylight / Shade / Cloudy / Incandescent / Fluorescent / Warm White / Cool White / Day White / Daylight / Flash / Underwater / Color Temperature 2500 to 9900K & color filter G7 to M7 (57-step), A7 to B7 (29-step) / Custom
Bracketing 3 frames, H/L selectable
AWB Micro Adjustment Yes G7 to M7, 57-step A7 to B7, 29-step
Priority Set In AWB Yes
Focus  
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 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 (693 points (phase-detection AF), 425 points (contrast-detection AF)) / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) /Expanded Flexible Spot/ Lock-on AF ( Wide / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L)/Expanded Flexible Spot)
Focus Type Fast Hybrid AF (phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF)
Focus Sensor Exmor R CMOS sensor
Other Features Eye-start AF (only with LA-EA2 or LA-EA4 attached (sold separately)), Lock-on AF, Eye AF, AF micro adjustment with LA-EA2 or LA-EA4 (sold separately), Predictive control, Focus lock, AF Track Sens, Swt.V/H AF Area, AF Area Regist.
Focus Sensitivity Range EV-3 to EV20 (ISO100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)
Focus Point 35mm full frame: 693 points (phase-detection AF), APS-C mode with full frame lens: 299 points (phase-detection AF), with APS-C lens: 221 points (phase-detection AF) / 425 points (contrast-detection AF)
Focus Type With LA-EA3 (Sold Separately) selectable (phase-detection, contrast-detection)
Exposure  
AE Lock Locked when shutter button is pressed halfway. Available with AE lock button (On/Off/Auto)
Anti-Flicker Shoot. Yes
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. With 3 or 5 frames, in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1.0, 2.0, or 3.0 EV increments, with 9 frames, in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, or 1.0 EV increments
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) ), Slow & Quick Motion (Programmed AE (P) / Aperture priority (A) / Shutter-speed priority (S) / Manual (M) ), Scene Selection
Metering Mode Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot, Spot Standard/Large, Entire Screen Avg., Highlight
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)
Scene Selection Portrait, Sports Action, Macro, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Night Portrait
ISO Sensitivity Still images: ISO 100-51200 (ISO numbers up from ISO 50 to ISO 204800 can be set as expanded ISO range.), AUTO (ISO 100-12800, selectable lower limit and upper limit), Movies: ISO 100-51200 equivalent(ISO numbers up ISO 102400 can be set as expanded ISO range.), AUTO (ISO 100-12800, selectable lower limit and upper limit)
Viewfinder  
Compensation Effect 5.0 stops (based on CIPA standard. Pitch/yaw shake only. With Planar T* FE 50mm F1.4 ZA lens mounted. Long exposure NR off.)
Type Image Sensor-Shift mechanism with 5-axis compensation (Compensation depends on lens specifications)
Flash Control  
Control Pre-flash TTL
External Flash Compatibility Sony α System Flash compatible with Multi Interface Shoe, attach the shoe adaptor for flash compatible with Auto-lock accessory shoe
Flash Bracketing 3/5/9 frames selectable. With 3 or 5 frames, in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1.0, 2.0, 3.0 EV increments, with 9 frames, in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1.0 EV increments.
Flash Modes Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Red-eye reduction (on/off selectable), Wireless, Hi-speed sync.
FE Level Lock Yes
Flash Compensation +/- 3.0 EV (switchable between 1/3 and 1/2 EV steps)
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  
Continuous Drive Speed (Approx. Max.) Continuous shooting: Hi+: max. 10 fps, Hi: max. 8 fps, Mid: max. 6fps, Lo: max. 3 fps
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
No. Of Recordable Frames (Approx.) JPEG Extra fine L: 163 frames, JPEG Fine L: 172 frames, JPEG Standard L: approx. 177 frames, RAW: 89 frames, RAW & JPG: 79 frames, RAW (Uncompressed): 40 frames, RAW (Uncompressed) & JPG: 36 frames
Self-Timer 10 sec. delay/5 sec. delay/2 sec. delay/Continuous self-timer (3 frames after 10 sec. delay/5 frames after 10 sec. delay/3 frames after 5 sec. delay/5 frames after 5 sec. delay/3 frames after 2 sec. delay/5 frames after 2 sec. delay)/Bracketing self-timer
Playback  
Modes Single (with or without shooting information Y RGB histogram & highlight/shadow warning), 9/25-frame index view, Enlarged display mode (L: 18.8x, M: 12.3x, S: 9.4x), Auto Review (10/5/2 sec, Off), Image orientation (Auto/Manual/Off selectable), Slideshow, Folder selection (Date/ Still/ AVCHD/XAVC S HD/XAVC S 4K), Forward/Rewind (movie), Delete,Protect, Rating, Disp Cont Shoot Grp
Photo Capture Yes
Interface  
Wireless LAN (Built-In) Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE 802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz band), View on Smartphone, Remote control via Smartphone, Send to Computer, View on TV
Auto-Lock Accessory Shoe -
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Bluetooth Yes (Bluetooth Standard Ver. 4.1 (2.4GHz band))
HD Output HDMI micro connector (Type-D),BRAVIA Sync (Control for HDMI), PhotoTV HD, 4K movie output/4K still image PB
DC IN Terminal -
Headphone Terminal Yes (3.5 mm Stereo minijack)
Multi Interface Shoe Yes
LAN Terminal -
Mic Terminal Yes (3.5 mm Stereo minijack)
Multi / Micro USB Terminal Yes
NFC™ Yes (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible), One-touch remote, One-touch sharing
PC Interface Mass-storage, MTP, PC remote
PC Remote Yes
Sync Terminal -
Smart Accessory Terminal 2 -
USB Type-C® Terminal Yes (SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.1 Gen 1) compatible)
Vertical Grip Connector Yes
Audio  
Microphone Built-in stereo microphone or XLR-K2M/XLR-K1M/ECM-XYST1M (sold separately)
Speaker Built-in,monaural
Print  
Compatible Standards Exif Print, Print Image Matching III, DPOF setting Fi
Custom function  
Type Custom key settings,Programmable Setting (Body 2 sets /memory card 4 sets), My Menu, Reg Cust Shoot Set
Lens Compensation  
Setting Peripheral Shading, Chromatic Aberration, Distortion
Power  
Supplied Battery One rechargeable battery pack NP-FZ100
Battery Life (Movie, Actual Recording) Approx. 115 min (Viewfinder) / Approx. 125 min (LCD monitor) (CIPA standard)
Battery Life (Movie, Continuous Recording) Approx. 200 min (Viewfinder) / Approx. 210 min (LCD monitor) (CIPA standard)
Power Consumption With LCD Screen Still images: approx. 2.8W (with FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached), Movies: approx. 4.7W (with FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached)
Internal Battery Charge Yes (Available with Multi/Micro USB Terminal or USB Type-C Terminal)
USB Power Supply Yes (Available with Multi/Micro USB Terminal or USB Type-C Terminal)
Power Consumption With Viewfinder Still images: approx. 3.2W (with FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached), Movies: approx. 4.9W (with FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached)
Battery Life (Still Images) Approx. 610 shots (Viewfinder) / approx. 710 shots (LCD monitor) (CIPA standard)
Others  
Operating Temperature 32 - 104 degrees F / 0 - 40 degrees C
Size & Weight  
Weight (With Battery And Memory Card Included) Approx. 650 g / 1lb 7.0 oz
Dimensions (W X H X D) Approx. 126.9mm x 95.6mm x 73.7mm, Approx. 126.9mm x 95.6mm x 62.7mm (from grip to monitor)/Approx. 5 x 3 7/8 x 3 inches, Approx. 5 x 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 inches (from grip to monitor)
What’s In The Box Rechargeable Battery NP-FZ100
AC Adaptor AC-UUE12
Lens Rear Cap
Shoulder Strap
Body Cap
Accessory Shoe Cap
Eyepiece Cup
Micro USB Cable
SEL24105G
Lens Hood
Lens Cap
Fi

   

 

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