The Mirror-less Camera is a very good option for taking those shots with a professional flair. The ability to change lenses and tweak a variety of photo settings can be quite powerful.
Simple shots - As a photography noob, this Sony α 7 III camera would suit you adequately.
For those who are passionate about photography at a casual level but are prepared to make the occasional technical adjustments, the α 7 III is a very straightforward option. At this skill level you'll be comfortable utilising features such as the 693 "Auto Focus points" that this camera comes with.
Casual videos - If the technicalities involved in altering video settings are not a priority, then this Sony device is a very good option!
Even though recording videos is a passion, you're not necessarily looking to go pro. You're content with making tweaks to a couple of settings to suit the shot you're about to take. The α 7 III is very accessible which makes it suitable for this.
For those special occasions, this Sony camera is a great companion as you traverse the floor. It comes with an Image Stabilizer which helps maintain a steady shot while recording.
Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Sony α 7 III is a great companion to have.
For the YouTubers - This is a good choice for your video recordings because in addition to it's excellent Image Sensor Size (35.6 × 23.8 mm mm), it comes with an in-built image stablizer that ensures your shots remain steady.
Capture the drama - This Sony camera is is good partner for your craft. Filming in different situations requires a really good Image sensor and this camera packs one that measures at 35.6 × 23.8 mm mm which works very well for your needs.
Slow motion recordings add an extra dimension of fun and entertainment. This camera comes with an in-built setting that enables this mode.
Ultra High Definition - you'll be able to capture immersive and highly detailed footage with this camera's 4K capability.
If you're looking for that silky-smooth rendering of your videos, this camera has got it as its able to handle 120 FPS at 1080p resolutions.
Low light recording can be tricky, however this camera has got what it takes to help you through that. This is because its minimum aperture number combined with it's maximum ISO sensitivity can produce crispy images with minimal noise.
In taking those celestial photographs, the image sensor size a key component which measures at 35.6 × 23.8 mm (mm) for this particular camera model. You'll also want to shoot using the RAW file format to maximise the details you capture. Good news is, this camera supports that format!
As you go about your business each day, there are moments or situations that come up that you'll want to capture on camera. The Sony α 7 III makes for a great partner for taking those everyday shots, whether planned or spontaneous.
Its important to ensure the celebrant (or special guests) are in clear view in every photo taken. Keeping them in focus while they're moving about is one of the great features that comes with the α 7 III.
As lots of sports happen at night or in-doors, the image sensor size plays an important role in image quality during low light conditions. In addition to its 35.6 × 23.8 mm(mm) sensor size, the Sony α 7 III, also comes with a Tracking Focus mode which is great for photos were the subject is constantly moving.
Taking photos while underwater is a lot of fun. You'll be able to bathe the subject of your photograph with the colours and hues only found when taking shots in an aquatic environment.
Whether on holiday or exploring new places, this camera from Sony is a great choice. Taking photos of what's around you - near and far - with the α 7 III is a breeze.
In scenarios where animals are darting about, the burst mode on this camera comes in handy as well as it's Tracking Focus capability. The combination of these features and the 35.6 × 23.8 mm (mm) Image Sensor on this camera, provides you with a device that suits your wildlife photography needs - whether tranquil or dramatic.
To capture mother nature in her full beauty requires a good eye and a camera that can adequately handle landscape scenarios. This model from Sony is good fit as it's got the ability to focus on multiple parts of your picture frame.
With this model, you no longer need to worry about carrying cables for data transfer all the time as it comes with Wi-FI.
Since this camera is certified as dust-proof, it does gives it at an added advantage over regular cameras. This way you can be rest assured the α 7 III will cater for your outdoor needs.
It looks simple, capable and doesn't stand out in any particular way.
|Operating Temperature (T-T)||0 - 40 °F|
|Aperture Priority AE||Yes|
|Camera File System||DCF 2.0, Exif 2.31, MPF, PRINT Image Matching III|
|Eye Relief||23 mm|
|Image Formats Supported||JPEG, RAW|
|Multi Burst Mode||Yes|
|Scene Modes||Portrait, Sports Action, Macro, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Night Portrait|
|Scene Modes Present||Yes|
|Self-timer Delay||2, 5, 10 s|
|Smartphone Remote Support||Yes|
|White Balance||Auto, Cloudy, Color Temperature, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent (Cool White), Fluorescent (Daylight), Fluorescent (Warm White), Incandescent, Shade, Underwater|
|External Flash Connector||Yes|
|Flash Exposure Correction||±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)|
|Flash Exposure Lock||Yes|
|Flash Modes||Auto, Fill-in, Flash off, Hi-speed sync, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization|
|Flash Sync-speed||1/250 s|
|Shoe Mounting Point||Yes|
|Auto Focus (AF) Lock||Yes|
|Auto Focus (AF) Points||693|
|Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection||1|
|Auto Focusing (AF) Modes||Continuous Auto Focus, Face detection, Single Auto Focus, Tracking Auto Focus|
|Auto Exposure (AE) Lock||Yes|
|ISO Sensitivity||100, 12800, 51200, Auto|
|ISO Sensitivity (max)||51200|
|ISO Sensitivity (min)||100|
|Light Exposure Control||Program AE|
|Light Exposure Correction||± 5EV (1/2EV; 1/3EV step)|
|Light Exposure Modes||Aperture priority AE, Auto, Manual, Shutter priority AE|
|Light Metering||Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot, Spot Standard/Large, Entire Screen Avg., Highlight|
|Camera Shutter Speed||30 - 1/8000 s|
|Camera Shutter Type||Electronic|
|Continuous Shooting Mode||Yes|
|Fastest Camera Shutter Speed||1/8000 s|
|Shutter Priority AE||Yes|
|Shutter Speed (photo)||30 - 1/8000 s|
|Slowest Camera Shutter Speed||30 s|
|4K Video Capable||Yes|
|Analog Signal Format System||NTSC, PAL|
|Camcorder Media Type||Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick Micro (M2), Micro SD, Micro SDHC, Micro SDXC, SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|HD Type||4K Ultra HD|
|Max FPS @4K||30|
|Maximum Video Resolution||3840 x 2160 pixels|
|Supported Aspect Ratios||3:2, 16:9|
|Video Formats Supported||AVC, AVCHD, H.264, MPEG4, XAVC S|
|Video Resolutions||1920 x 1080, 3840 x 2160 pixels|
|Audio Formats Supported||AC3, LPCM|
|Audio Noise Reduction||Yes|
|Audio System||Dolby Digital|
|Headphone Output Type||3.5|
|Microphone Operation Mode||Stereo|
|Microphone Port - Size||3.5|
|Digital Zoom||8 x|
|Interchangeable Lens Present||1|
|Lens Mount Interface||Sony E|
|Compatible Memory Cards||Memory Stick (MS), MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC, SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|Display Diagonal||2.95 "|
|Display Resolution (numeric)||921600 pixels|
|Vari-angle LCD Display||Yes|
|Diopter Adjustment (D-D)||-4 - 3|
|Viewfinder Resolution||2359296 pixels|
|Viewfinder Screen Size||0.51 "|
|Image Sensor Size (W X H)||35.6 × 23.8 mm|
|Total Megapixels||25.3 MP|
|Ports & Interfaces|
|HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity||1|
|HDMI Connector Type||D|
|HDMI Ports Quantity||Yes|
|USB 2.0 (Micro USB) Ports Quantity||1|
|USB 2.0 Connectors||1|
|USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C Ports Quantity||1|
|USB Connector||USB Type-C, Micro-USB|
|USB Connector Type||B|
|USB Version||2.0, 3.1 (3.1 Gen 1)|
|Battery Life (CIPA Standard)||710 shots|
|Battery Life (max)||3.5 h|
|Power Source Type||Battery|
|Near Field Communication (NFC)||Yes|
|AC Adapter Included||Yes|
|Weight & Dimensions|
|Maximum Image Resolution||6000 x 4000 pixels|
|Still Image Resolution(s)||6000 x 4000, 3936 2624, 3008 x 2000, 1968 x 1312, 6000 x 3376, 3936 x 2216, 3008 x 1688, 1968 x 1112|