• 35mm 847.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200
  • 35mm 861.6mm2
  • 26.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 40,000
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sony Alpha ILCE-A7 III
  • Canon EOS RP
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Predecessor: Sony A7 II
A7 II vs A7 III
 
Successor:    
General
Model Number: A7 III EOS RP
Alternate Model Number(s): ILCE-7M3  
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $1999.99 $2399.00
Street Price: $1,998.00 $999.00
Date Available: 2018-04-10 2019-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 33.3 oz (945 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
17.1 oz (485 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.0 x 3.8 x 2.9 in.
(127 x 96 x 74 mm)
5.2 x 3.3 x 2.8 in.
(133 x 85 x 70 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Canon
Effective Megapixels: 24.2 26.2
Sensor Format: 35mm 35mm
Sensor size: 847.28mm2 (35.60mm x 23.80mm) 861.6mm2 (35.90mm x 24.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.93 microns 5.75 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes No
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: 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)
6240 x 4160 (26.0 MP, 3:2),
4160 x 2768 (11.5 MP, 3:2),
3120 x 2080 (6.5 MP, 3:2),
2400 x 1600 (3.8 MP, 3:2),
6240 x 3504 (21.9 MP, 16:9),
4160 x 2336 (9.7 MP, 16:9),
3120 x 1752 (5.5 MP, 16:9),
2400 x 1344 (3.2 MP, Other),
5536 x 4160 (23.0 MP, 4:3),
3680 x 2768 (10.2 MP, 4:3),
2768 x 2080 (5.8 MP, 4:3),
2112 x 1600 (3.4 MP, Other),
4160 x 4160 (17.3 MP, 1:1),
2768 x 2768 (7.7 MP, 1:1),
2080 x 2080 (4.3 MP, 1:1),
1600 x 1600 (2.6 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG, RAW (14-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit .CR3 RAW, C-RAW, RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 9.9 5.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1920x1080 (120p/​100p/​60p/​60i/​50p/​50i/​30p/​25p/​24p)
3840x2160 (25p/​24p)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
Movie File Format: XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, Audio: Linear PCM or AAC)
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: Sony E Canon RF
Lens: Sony FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS SEL2870 Canon RF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM; 18 elements in 14 groups, with UD and aspherical elements, Air Sphere, SWC and Fluorine coatings
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 70mm 24 - 105mm
Focal Length (actual): 28 - 70mm 24 - 105mm
Zoom Ratio: 2.50x 4.38x
Aperture Range: f/3.5-22 (W) / f/5.6-36 (T) f/4 - f/22; 9-bladed aperture
Integrated ND Filter: No
Normal Focus Range: 40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
45 cm to Infinity
17.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 55.0mm 77.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x; up to 2x Clear Image Digital Zoom  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: 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) Dual-Pixel CMOS AF: 4779 selectable AF points; Face+Tracking AF, Spot AF, 1-point AF, Expand AF Area, Zone AF; Touch and Drag AF; Eye-AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / 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 EVF: 2.36M dot OLED, 100% coverage, 0.70x magnification, 22mm eyepoint, -4 to +1 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: Yes No
EVF Resolution: 2,359,296 dots (786,432 pixels) 2,360,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.78x 0.70x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.78x 0.70x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 1,040,000 dots (346,600 px)
Touchscreen: Yes Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No Yes
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 18.8x 10.0x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 51200 40000
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto (ISO 100-12800, selectable lower limit and upper limit), 100 - 51200, expandable to 50 - 204800 Auto, 100 - 40000 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, Expandable to L (50), H1 (51200) and H2 (102400)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (4 settings), Flash, Custom, Color Temp./ Filter (2500-9900K with 15-step Magenta/Green compensation), Underwater Auto (Ambience priority/White priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature
Shutter Speed Range: 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 1200-zone Evaluative Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot, Spot Standard/Large, Entire Screen Avg., Highlight Evaluative metering (AF point-linked), Partial (approx. 5.5% of the area at the center of the screen), Center-weighted, Spot (approx. 2.7% of the area at the center of the screen)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: 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) Scene Intelligent Auto, Flexible Priority, Scene (Portrait, Group Photo, Landscape, Sports, Kids, Panning, Close-up, Food, Candlelight, Night Portrait, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control), Focus Stacking, 3 Custom User Settings
Self Timer: 2 or 10; 3/5 shots after 10 seconds 10s, 2s, 2-10 shots after 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No No
Flash Modes: Flash off, Auto flash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Hi-speed Sync, Wireless; Red-eye reduction: On/Off E-TTL II Auto Flash, Metered Manual, FE Lock
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/250 1/180
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Multi Interface Hot shoe Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-II UHS-II
Other Memory: Slot1:SD UHS-II; 2:MS/SD UHS-I  
Dual Card Slots: Yes No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (14-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG 14-bit .CR3 RAW, C-RAW, RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, Audio: Linear PCM or AAC)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: Yes No
Bluetooth: Yes Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional via RM-VPR1, USB or Wi-Fi Optional wired, Bluetooth or Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): USB-C (USB 3.1 Gen 1), Multi-Terminal Micro USB (with remote support), Type-D Micro HDMI, Microphone and Headphone jacks Mini (Type-C) HDMI, Type-C USB 2.0, Remote Jack, 3.5mm Stereo Mic and Headphone Jacks
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.57 <0.3
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): 0.57 0.34
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 9.9 5.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 163 Unlimited
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 9.7 5.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 33 Unlimited
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 9.7 5.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 30 130
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.20 seconds 0.22 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.125 seconds 0.174 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.023 seconds 0.055 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 1.7 seconds 1.1 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.9 seconds 0.6 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 710 shots 250 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 610 shots 210 shots
Battery Life, Video: 115 minutes  
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: NP-FZ100 Lithium-ion rechargeable LP-E17 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-FZ100 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LP-E17 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No Yes
Internal Charging Supported: Yes Yes
Software
Included Software:    
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
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