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The Sony Alpha a7R III A Mirrorless Digital Camera is a versatile, high-performance camera characterised not only by its resolution but also by its multimedia versatility. The combination of a 42.2MP full-frame sensor, 10fps burst shooting, and a highly sophisticated AF system makes this camera an excellent choice for a wide range of photographers.

The camera features improved dynamic range, incredible high ISO performance, and significantly improved real-world AF performance as well as enhanced 5-axis in-body image stabilisation over its predecessor.

The A7R Mark III A offers incredibly well-rounded features, with great image quality, fast burst shooting speeds, dual SD memory card slots and high quality 4K video in a reasonably compact package. Besides, the seemingly limitless customization options allow the user to act quickly whether capturing fast action scenes or expansive landscapes.

Sony A7R IIIA employs an improved rear LCD panel, up to 2.36 million dots compared to the 1.44 million dots in the original A7R III model. Also, the USB port has been updated to USB 3.2 to match Sony A7S III.

The Sony A7R Mark III A is perfect for hybrid stills and video shooters, photographers looking for a versatile tool for a broad range of subjects in a compact camera body.
  • 42.4MP BSI Full-Frame Sensor with 15-Stops of Dynamic Range
  • 3.69 million-dot Quad VGA OLED Viewfinder and Touchscreen
  • 5.5-Stop In-Body 5-Axis Image Stabilisation
  • 399 Phase Detection and 425 Contrast AF Points with Eye Tracking
  • 10 fps Continuous Shooting with AF/AE Tracking
  • 4K HDR/HLG and S-Log3 Video Shooting
  • Pixel Shift Technology for Enhanced Image Quality
  • High-Capacity Battery and Dual SD Slots
  • 3.0-type LCD touch screen with 2.35 million dots
  • Smooth PC tethering via SuperSpeed USB 5Gbps (USB 3.2) port

LENS COMPATIBILITY

Sony FE-mount lenses

LENS MOUNT

E-mount

Image Sensor

 

ASPECT RATIO

3:2

NUMBER OF PIXELS (EFFECTIVE)

Approx. 42.4 megapixels

NUMBER OF PIXELS (TOTAL)

Approx. 43.6 megapixels

TYPE

35mm full frame (35.9×24.0mm), Exmor R CMOS sensor

ANTI-DUST SYSTEM

Charge protection coating on optical filter and image sensor shift mechanism

Recording (still images)

 

RECORDING FORMAT

JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver.2.31, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)

IMAGE SIZE (PIXELS) [3:2]

35mm full frame L: 7952 x 5304 (42M), M: 5168 x 3448 (18M), S: 3984 x 2656 (11M), APS-C L: 5168 x 3448 (18M), M: 3984 x 2656 (11M), S: 2592 x 1728 (4.5M)

IMAGE SIZE (PIXELS) [16:9]

35mm full frame L: 7952 x 4472 (36M), M: 5168 x 2912 (15M), S: 3984 x 2240 (8.9M), APS-C L: 5168 x 2912 (15M), M: 3984 x 2240 (8.9M), S: 2592 x 1456 (3.8M)

IMAGE QUALITY MODES

RAW, RAW & JPEG (Extra fine, Fine, Standard), JPEG (Extra fine, Fine, Standard)

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

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))

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

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))

COLOUR SPACE

sRGB standard (with sYCC gamut) and Adobe RGB standard compatible with TRILUMINOS Color

14BIT RAW

Yes

UNCOMPRESSED RAW

Yes

Recording (movie)

 

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

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

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

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))

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

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)

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), 1920 x 1080 (50p, 25M), 1920 x 1080 (25p, 16M) AVCHD: 1920 x 1080 (50i, 24M, FX), 1920 x 1080 (50i, 17M, FH)

IMAGE FRAME RATE

NTSC mode: 1fps,2fps,4fps,8fps,15fps,30fps,60fps,120fps, PAL mode: 1fps,2fps,3fps,6fps,12fps,25fps,50fps,100fps

IMAGE SIZE (FRAME RATE)

NTSC mode: 1920x1080 (60p, 30p, 24p), PAL mode: 1920x1080 (50p, 25p)

MOVIE FUNCTIONS

Audio Level Display, Audio Rec Level, PAL/NTSC Selector, Yes (1280 x 720(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

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

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

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 / FluorescentWarm White / Cool White / Day White / Daylight/ Flash /Underwater/ Color Temperature2500 to 9900K& color filterG7 to M7(57-step), A7 to B7(29-step)/ Custom

AWB MICRO ADJUSTMENT

Yes G7 to M7,57-stepA7 to B7,29-step

PRIORITY SET IN AWB

Yes

BRACKETING

3 frames, H/L selectable

Focus

 

FOCUS TYPE

Fast Hybrid AF (phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF)1

FOCUS SENSOR

Exmor R CMOS sensor

FOCUS POINT

35mm full frame: 399 points (phase-detection AF), APS-C mode with full frame lens: 323 points (phase-detection AF), with APS-C lens: 255 points (phase-detection AF) / 425 points (contrast-detection AF)

FOCUS SENSITIVITY RANGE

EV-3 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 (399 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)

OTHER FEATURES

Eye-start AF (only with LA-EA2 or LA-EA4 attached(Sold separately)), Lock-on AF, Eye AF, AF micro adjustment, (Sold separately), with LA-EA2 or LA-EA4, Predictive control, Focus lock, AF Track Sens, Swt.V/H AF Area, AF Area Regist.

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 TYPE WITH LA-EA3 (SOLD SEPARATELY)

Selectable(phase-detection, contrast-detection)

Exposure

 

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. 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.

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) ), Slow & Quick Motion (Programmed AE (P) / Aperture priority (A) / Shutter-speed priority (S) / Manual (M) )

ISO SENSITIVITY (RECOMMENDED EXPOSURE INDEX)

Still images: ISO 100-32000 (Expandable to ISO 50 to 102400), AUTO (ISO 100-12800, selectable lower limit and upper limit), Movies: ISO 100-32000 equivalent, AUTO (ISO 100-12800, selectable lower limit and upper limit)

ANTI-FLICKER SHOOT.

Yes

Viewfinder

 

VIEWFINDER TYPE

1.3 cm (0.5-type) electronic viewfinder (color), Quad-VGA OLED

NUMBER OF DOTS

3 686 400 dots

BRIGHTNESS CONTROL (VIEWFINDER)

Auto/Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2)

COLOR TEMPERATURE CONTROL

Manual (5 steps)

FIELD COVERAGE

1

MAGNIFICATION

approx. 0.78 x (with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1)

DIOPTRE ADJUSTMENT

-4.0 to +3.0m-1

EYE POINT

Approx. 23mm from the eyepiece lens, 18.5mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1 (CIPA standard)

FINDER FRAME RATE SELECTION

NTSC: Std 60fps, Hi 12fps; PAL: Std 50fps, Hi 100fps

DISPLAY CONTENTS

Graphic Display, Display All Info., No Disp. Info., Digital Level Gauge, Histogram

LCD Screen

 

TYPE

7.5cm (3.0-type) type TFT

NUMBER OF DOTS

2,359,296 dots

TOUCH PANEL

Yes

BRIGHTNESS CONTROL

Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2), Sunny Weather mode

ADJUSTABLE ANGLE

Up by approx. 107 degrees, Down by approx. 41 degrees

DISPLAY SELECTER (FINDER/LCD)

Yes (Auto/Manual)

REAL-TIME IMAGE ADJUSTMENT DISPLAY (LCD)

On/Off

QUICK NAVI

Yes

FOCUS MAGNIFIER

Yes (35mm full frame: 6.2x, 12.4x, APS-C: 4.0x, 8.0x)

ZEBRA

Yes, (selectable level + range or lower limit as custom setting)

PEAKING MF

Yes (Level setting: High/Mid/Low/Off, colour: White/Red/Yellow)

OTHERS

(Rule of 3rds Grid/Square Grid/Diag. + Square Grid/Off), Movie Marker, (Center/Aspect/Safety Zone/Guideframe), WhiteMagic™, Grid Line

DISPLAY CONTENT

Graphic Display, Display All Info., No Disp. Info., Digital Level Gauge, Histogram, For viewfinder, Monitor Off

Other Features

 

PLAYMEMORIES 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 6.2x, 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

Modes: Face Priority inAF(On/Off), Face Priority in Multi Metering(On/Off), Regist. Faces Priority(On/Off), Face registration, Max. number of detectable:8

OTHERS

Touch Focus:Yes (Available with LCD monitor or Viewfinder operation), ISO AUTO Min. SS, Bright Monitoring, Set File Name, Copyright Info, FTP Transfer Func., Help guide, Area Setting, Shop Front Mode, Video Light Mode, Zoom Ring Rotate

EYE-FI READY

-

Shutter

 

TYPE

Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type

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.2

ELECTRONIC FRONT CURTAIN SHUTTER

Yes (ON/OFF)

SILENT SHOOTING

Yes (ON/OFF)

Image Stabilisation

TYPE

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.)

Flash Control

 

CONTROL

Pre-flash TTL

FLASH COMPENSATION

+/- 3.0 EV (switchable between 1/3 and 1/2 EV steps)

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), Wireless3, Hi-speed sync.3

EXTERNAL FLASH COMPATIBILITY

Sony a 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

 

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+: max. 10 fps, Hi: max. 8 fps, Mid: max. 6fps, Lo: max. 3 fps 4

NO. OF RECORDABLE FRAMES (APPROX.)

JPEG Extra fine L: 76 frames, JPEG Fine L: 76 frames, JPEG Standard L: 76 frames, RAW: 76 frames, RAW&JPG: 76 frames, RAW(Uncompressed): 28 frames, RAW(Uncompressed)&JPG: 28 frames, 4

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

PIXEL SHIFT MULTI SHOOTING

Yes 5

Playback

 

PHOTO CAPTURE

Yes

MODES

Single (with or without shooting information Y RGB histogram & highlight/shadow warning), 9/25-frame index view, Enlarged display mode (L: 19.9x, M: 12.9x, S: 10.0x), 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

Interface

 

PC INTERFACE

Mass-storage, MTP, PC remote

MULTI / MICRO USB TERMINAL

Yes6

USB TYPE-C™ TERMINAL

Yes (SuperSpeed USB 5Gbps (USB 3.2) compatible)

NFC™

Yes (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible), One-touch remote, One-touch sharing

WIRELESS LAN (BUILT-IN)

Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE 802.11b/g/n(2.4GHz band) , View on Smartphone: Yes, Send to Computer: Yes, View on TV 7

BLUETOOTH

Yes (Bluetooth Standard Ver. 4.1 (2.4GHz band))

HD OUTPUT

4K movie output/4K still image PB, BRAVIA Sync(Control for HDMI), HDMI micro connector (Type-D), PhotoTV HD

MULTI INTERFACE SHOE

Yes8

MIC TERMINAL

Yes (3.5 mm Stereo minijack)

SYNC TERMINAL

Yes

HEADPHONE TERMINAL

Yes (3.5 mm Stereo minijack)

VERTICAL GRIP CONNECTOR

Yes

PC REMOTE

Yes

LAN TERMINAL

-

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

Custom function

TYPE

TYPE

Custom key settings, Programmable Setting (Body 3 sets /memory card 4 sets), My Menu, Reg Cust Shoot Set

SETTING

Peripheral Shading, Chromatic Aberration, Distortion

Power

SUPPLIED BATTERY

SUPPLIED BATTERY

One rechargeable battery pack NP-FZ100

BATTERY LIFE (STILL IMAGES)

Approx. 530 shots (Viewfinder) / approx. 640 shots (LCD monitor) (CIPA standard)9

BATTERY LIFE (MOVIE, ACTUAL RECORDING)

(CIPA standard), Approx. 100 min (Viewfinder) / Approx. 115 min (LCD monitor)

BATTERY LIFE (MOVIE, CONTINUOUS RECORDING)

(CIPA standard), Approx. 100 min (Viewfinder) / Approx. 115 min (LCD monitor)

INTERNAL BATTERY CHARGE

Yes (Available with Multi/Micro USB Terminal or USB Type-C™ Terminal)

POWER CONSUMPTION WITH VIEWFINDER

Still images: approx. 3.7W (with FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached), Movies: approx5.5W (with FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached)

POWER CONSUMPTION WITH LCD SCREEN

Still images: approx. 3.0W (with FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached), Movies: approx5.2W (with FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached)

USB POWER SUPPLY

Yes (Available with Multi/Micro USB Terminal or USB Type-C™ Terminal)

Others

 

OPERATING TEMPERATURE

32 - 104 degrees F / 0 - 40 degrees C

Size & Weight

 

WEIGHT (WITH BATTERY AND MEMORY CARD INCLUDED)

657g / 1lb 7.2 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)


* Specifications subject to change by the manufacturer without notice
  • Sony A7R III A
  • Power cord
  • Rechargeable Battery (NP-FZ100)
  • Cable Protector
  • Battery Charger (BC-QZ1)
  • Shoulder strap
  • Body cap
  • Accessory shoe cap
  • Eyepiece cup
  • USB Type-C cable

Manufacturer Warranty


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24 month Australian warranty

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