Sony Alpha a7R III

Released October, 2017
  • 42.2 MP
  • Full frame 35.9 x 24 mm CMOS
  • 3" LCD

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Sony Alpha a7R III

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

Alpha a7R III
10 fps
Nikon D810
5 fps
Sony A7S
5 fps

Battery life How many photos per battery charge (CIPA)

Alpha a7R III
650 photos
Nikon D750
1,230 photos
Nikon D810
1,200 photos

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Megapixels 42.2 MP
Resolution 7952 x 5304
Size Full frame
Area 35.9 x 24 mm
Crop factor 1.0x
Pixel size 20.4 microns
Light sensitivity 50 ISO to 102,400 ISO

focus system

Type Phase detection
Focus points 399
Supports continuous Yes


Min 30 s
Max 1/8000 s

form factor

Size 127 x 96 x 74 mm
Thickness 74 mm
Weight 657 g
Is weather sealed Yes


Includes a GPS No
WiFi 802.11n
Image stabilization Sensor shift


Video Unknown
External mic jack 3.5mm


Type LCD
Size 3"
Resolution 1,440 k dots
Has a touch screen Yes
Has a flip out screen Yes
Supports live view Yes


Viewfinder mirror None
Viewfinder Viewfinder
Type Electronic
Coverage 100%
Magnification 0.78x
Viewfinder size 0.78x


Max continuous shooting 10 fps
Battery life 650 photos
Continuous shooting 10 fps
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