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Sony Alpha a7R III

alaTest has collected and analyzed 49 reviews of Sony Alpha a7R III. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the screen and usability. The battery and image quality are also appreciated, whereas there are some critical views about the flash. Views about the lens and storage are mixed.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony Alpha a7R III is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Andy Westlake (trustedreviews.com)

Sony A7R III Review | Trusted Reviews

 

The best mirrorless camera that money can buy

Phenomenal image quality in almost any situation ; Extremely fast and responsive ; Compact, lightweight design with well-placed controls ; Superb electronic viewfinder ; In-body image stabilisation gives sharper images with any lens

AF area is invisible when moved using the joystick ; Rear screen only tilts up or down ; Handgrip too close to the lens for shooting with gloves

Quite simply, the Sony A7R III is a ludicrously brilliant camera, and one of the very best on the market.

Nov, 2018

Expert review by (engadget.com)

Sony's A7R III mirrorless can take anything you throw at it

 

Sony's A7R III handles landscapes, action and video with aplomb.

Its only real rival is the superb Nikon D850, and which you choose may depend on whether you prefer mirrorless or DSLR. DP Review called them "genuinely two of the best cameras the world has ever seen."

Dec, 2017

Expert review by : David Elrich (digitaltrends.com)

Sony A7R Mark III hands-on review

 

With big improvements to battery life and performance, Sony's A7R Mark III is a worthy successor.

42.4MP full-frame sensor ; 10 FPS burst shooting ; Vastly improved battery life ; Improved image stabilization ; Improved AF performance

No “anti-distortion shutter” rating ; Burst mode limits compressed RAWs to 12-bit

Oct, 2017

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Jim Fisher (pcmag.com)

Sony a7R III

 

The a7R III takes Sony's proven high-resolution full-frame mirrorless camera and improves upon its speed, autofocus system, and video capabilities.

Proven 42MP full-frame sensor. Improved processor and autofocus system. 10fps image capture with tracking. Silent shooting option. Tilting touch LCD. Dual card slots. Larger battery than a7R II.

Only one card slot supports UHS-II speeds. No built-in flash. Can't start video until image buffer is cleared. Dense menu system.

The a7R III doesn't offer increased resolution when compared with its predecessor, but that doesn't mean it's not a serious upgrade. It takes a sensor that's already proven to deliver excellent performance and ekes a bit more dyanmic range out of it,...

May, 2019

Expert review by : Carey Rose , Richard Butler , Rishi Sanyal , Dan B (dpreview.com)

Sony a7R Mark III review

 

Sony's a7R Mark III shoots 42.4MP files at 10fps and incorporates a robust video feature set, large battery, refined ergonomics and more. It certainly looks impressive, but what is it like to use, and how does it stack up against the rest of the...

At its core, the a7R III can be seen as a mashup of the best parts of its predecessor, the a7R II, and Sony's sports-shooting flagship a9. As with Nikon's D850 for DSLR users, the a7R III has the potential to be a 'Goldilocks' camera for those looking...

Nov, 2017

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com)

Sony A7R III shoots faster, same great quality

 

With a better autofocus system, Sony's follow up to its A7R II flagship full-frame mirrorless keeps the stellar photo and video quality but makes it easier to get.

Oct, 2017

Expert review by : Michelle Rae Uy (steves-digicams.com)

Sony A7R III

 

EDITOR'S NOTE: we originally published this page a preview before uploading our full review in April of 2018, but we are republishing and updating this review in May of 2019 after the release of Firmware V3.0. Our earlier First Impressions review...

May, 2019

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Sony A7R III review

 

Sony hits the prosumer sweet spot with its latest full-frame camera

Fast burst mode and autofocus ; Superb all-round video and still quality ; Lengthy battery life

Large body by CSC standards ; Screen tilts but doesn’t flip

A true imaging powerhouse, with the price tag to match

Feb, 2018

Techradar Editor's Choice 2018

Expert review by : Phil Hall (techradar.com)

Sony Alpha A7R III review

 

Sony's megapixel monster gets a performance boost

10fps at 42.2MP ; Advanced 5-axis IS system ; Large and bright EVF ; Fast AF performance ; Improved handling

Battery life could still be better ; Limited touchscreen control ; Only one SD slot supports UHS-II cards

The Sony Alpha A7R III is not only the most well-rounded mirrorless camera you can buy today, but one of the best cameras out there right now.

Jan, 2018

Expert review by : Bryan Carnathan (the-digital-picture.com)

Sony a7R III Review

 

The a7R III arrives as Sony's highest resolution MILC (Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera) and is rivaled only by the a9 as the most-fully-featured Sony option. After finishing the review, I stated "As I go back to my Sony a7R II to continue work...

Dec, 2017

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