• APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • 28.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 35mm 847.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200
  • Detailed specifications
  • Fujifilm X70
  • Sony Alpha ILCE-A7 III
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Predecessor:   Sony A7 II
A7 II vs A7 III
Successor: Fujifilm XF10
X70 vs XF10
 
General
Model Number: X70 A7 III
Alternate Model Number(s):   ILCE-7M3
Camera Format: Mid-Sized Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $699.95 $1999.99
Street Price: $699.00 $1,998.00
Date Available: 2016-02-15 2018-04-10
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 12.2 oz (347 g)
includes batteries
33.3 oz (945 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 4.4 x 2.5 x 1.7 in.
(113 x 64 x 44 mm)
5.0 x 3.8 x 2.9 in.
(127 x 96 x 74 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Sony
Effective Megapixels: 16.3 24.2
Sensor Format: APS-C 35mm
Sensor size: 368.16mm2 (23.60mm x 15.60mm) 847.28mm2 (35.60mm x 23.80mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.82 microns 5.93 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: X-Trans II RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Not needed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: Yes Yes
DxO Sensor Score:   96
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):   25.0
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):   14.7
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):   3,730
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4896 x 3264 (16.0 MP, 3:2),
4896 x 2760 (13.5 MP, Other),
3264 x 3264 (10.7 MP, 1:1),
3456 x 2304 (8.0 MP, 3:2),
3456 x 1944 (6.7 MP, 16:9),
2304 x 2304 (5.3 MP, 1:1),
2496 x 1664 (4.2 MP, 3:2),
2496 x 1408 (3.5 MP, Other),
1664 x 1664 (2.8 MP, 1:1),
9600 x 2160 (20.7 MP, Other),
9600 x 1440 (13.8 MP, Other),
6400 x 2160 (13.8 MP, Other),
6400 x 1440 (9.2 MP, Other)
6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
3936 x 2624 (10.3 MP, 3:2),
3008 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2),
3936 x 2624 (10.3 MP, 3:2),
3008 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2),
1968 x 1312 (2.6 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 3376 (20.3 MP, 16:9),
3936 x 2216 (8.7 MP, 16:9),
3008 x 1688 (5.1 MP, 16:9),
3936 x 2216 (8.7 MP, 16:9),
3008 x 1688 (5.1 MP, 16:9),
1968 x 1112 (2.2 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), .RAF RAW (ISO 200-6400), RAW+JPEG JPEG, RAW (14-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 8.5 9.9
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p)
1920x1080 (120p/100p/60p/60i/50p/50i/30p/25p/24p)
Movie File Format: MOV: H.264 video with Linear PCM stereo audio XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a Sony E
Lens: Fixed Fujinon Apsherical lens; 7 elements in 5 groups, including 2 aspherical glass molded elements, Super EBC coating Sony FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS SEL2870
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28mm 28 - 70mm
Focal Length (actual): 18.5mm 28 - 70mm
Zoom Ratio: 1.00x 2.50x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 - f/16 (9 blade aperture diaphram) f/3.5-22 (W) / f/5.6-36 (T)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 49.0mm 55.0mm
Thread Type: body threads w/ adapter n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Digital Teleconverter (35 and 50mm eq.) Up to 4x; up to 2x Clear Image Digital Zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Intelligent Hybrid AF (Contrast Detect AF/Phase Detect AF): Single Point AF: 49 areas on a 7x7 grid (changeable size of AF frame among 5 types), Zone AF: Selectable with 3x3 / 5x3 / 5x5 areas from 77 areas on an 11x7 grid, Wide/Tracking AF: Automatic selection from 77 areas on an 11x7 grid Fast Hybrid AF (Phase-detect + Contrast-detect AF): 693 phase-detection AF points covering 93% of image area, 425 contrast AF points; 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)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type:   EVF: 0.5-inch (1.30cm), 2359K-dot XGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.78x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a 2,359,296 dots (786,432 pixels)
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):   0.78x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):   0.78x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px) 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: Yes Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: Yes No
Max Playback Zoom:   18.8x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 51200
Minimum ISO (native): 200 100
ISO Settings: Auto (with selectable limit up to 6400), ISO 200-6400, expandable to 100, 12800, 25600 and 51200 Auto (ISO 100-12800, selectable lower limit and upper limit), 100 - 51200, expandable to 50 - 204800
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight, Warm White, Cool White), Incandescent light, Underwater, Custom, Color Temperature (K) Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (4 settings), Flash, Custom, Color Temp./ Filter (2500-9900K with 15-step Magenta/Green compensation), Underwater
Shutter Speed Range: 1/32000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 256-zones metering, Multi, Average, Spot 1200-zone Evaluative Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot, Spot Standard/Large, Entire Screen Avg., Highlight
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Film Simulation: PROVIA/STANDARD, Velvia/VIVID, ASTIA/SOFT, CLASSIC CHROME, PRO Neg Hi, PRO Neg. Std, MONOCHROME, MONOCHROME+Ye FILTER, MONOCHROME+R FILTER, MONOCHROME+G FILTER, SEPIA; Advanced Filter: Pop Color, Toy Camera, Miniature, Dynamic Tone, Partial Color, High Key, Low Key, Soft Focus, Partial Color (Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple); Multiple Exposure, Motion Panorama Scene Modes: Portrait, Sports Action, Macro, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Night Portrait; HDR: Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference Level (1-6 EV at 1.0 EV step)
Self Timer: 10 or 2 seconds 2 or 10; 3/5 shots after 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes  
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto with Red Eye Reduction, Forced Flash, Forced Flash with Red Eye Reduction, Slow Synchro, Slow Synchro with Red Eye Reduction, Commander, External Flash, Suppressed Flash (Off) Flash off, Auto flash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Hi-speed Sync, Wireless; Red-eye reduction: On/Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 5.5 n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO 1600: 30cm - 7.9m / 1.0 ft to 25.9 ft n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/2000 1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot shoe Multi Interface Hot shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: Trigger Only No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-II
Other Memory:   Slot1:SD UHS-II; 2:MS/SD UHS-I
Dual Card Slots: No Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: .RAF RAW (ISO 200-6400), RAW+JPEG RAW (14-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV: H.264 video with Linear PCM stereo audio XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No Yes
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: No Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Via wired remote, USB or Wi-Fi Optional via RM-VPR1, USB or Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Micro (Type D) HDMI, Micro USB terminal (compatible with RR-90 Remote Release), 2.5mm Stereo Microphone/Remote Jack USB-C (USB 3.1 Gen 1), Multi-Terminal Micro USB (with remote support), Type-D Micro HDMI, Microphone and Headphone jacks
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.95 0.57
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 1.00 0.57
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 8.5 9.9
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 10 163
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 8.6 9.7
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 7 33
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 7.8 9.7
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 6 30
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.17 seconds 0.20 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.023 seconds 0.125 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.12 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.010 seconds 0.023 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 0.8 seconds 1.7 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 1.0 seconds 0.9 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 6.3 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 330 shots 710 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   610 shots
Battery Life, Video: 86 minutes 115 minutes
Battery Form Factor: 1 x Proprietary NP-95 Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable NP-FZ100 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-95 lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NP-FZ100 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes Yes
Software
Included Software:    
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in silver or black.