• 35mm 861.6mm2
  • 42.4 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 32,000
  • Medium format 1,441.0mm2
  • 51.4 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R III
  • Fujifilm GFX 50R
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Predecessor: Sony A7R II
A7R II vs A7R III
 
Successor: Sony A7R IV
A7R III vs A7R IV
 
General
Model Number: A7R III GFX 50R
Alternate Model Number(s): ILCE-7RM3  
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $3200.00 $4499.95
Street Price: $2,498.00 $4,499.00
Date Available: 2017-11-30 2018-10-25
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 23.2 oz (657 g)
includes batteries
27.3 oz (775 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.0 x 3.8 x 2.9 in.
(127 x 96 x 74 mm)
6.3 x 3.8 x 2.6 in.
(161 x 97 x 66 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony  
Effective Megapixels: 42.4 51.4
Sensor Format: 35mm Medium format
Sensor size: 861.6mm2 (35.90mm x 24.00mm) 1441.02mm2 (43.80mm x 32.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.51 microns 5.31 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x 0.8x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None None
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: Yes No
DxO Sensor Score: 100  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 26.0  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 14.7  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 3,523  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 7952 x 5304 (42.2 MP, 3:2),
5168 x 3448 (17.8 MP, 3:2),
3984 x 2656 (10.6 MP, 3:2),
7952 x 4472 (35.6 MP, 16:9),
5168 x 2912 (15.0 MP, Other),
3984 x 2240 (8.9 MP, 16:9),
5168 x 3448 (17.8 MP, 3:2),
3984 x 2656 (10.6 MP, 3:2),
2592 x 1728 (4.5 MP, 3:2),
5168 x 2912 (15.0 MP, Other),
3984 x 2240 (8.9 MP, 16:9),
2592 x 1456 (3.8 MP, 16:9)
8256 x 6192 (51.1 MP, 4:3),
8256 x 5504 (45.4 MP, 3:2),
8256 x 4640 (38.3 MP, 16:9),
6192 x 6192 (38.3 MP, 1:1),
8256 x 3048 (25.2 MP, Other),
7744 x 6192 (48.0 MP, 5:4),
7232 x 6192 (44.8 MP, Other),
4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2663 (10.7 MP, 3:2),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
2992 x 2992 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
4000 x 1480 (5.9 MP, Other),
3744 x 3000 (11.2 MP, 5:4),
3504 x 3000 (10.5 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG, RAW (14-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG JPEG, 14-bit RAW (uncompressed or lossless compressed); RAW+JPEG; 24-bit TIFF (in-camera RAW conversion)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 9.9 3.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1920x1080 (120p/​100p/​60p/​60i/​50p/​50i/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1920x1080 (30p/​25p/​24p/​23.98p)
1280x720 (30p/​25p/​24p/​23.98p)
Movie File Format: XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, Audio: Linear PCM 48KHz stereo sound)
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 FUJINON G Mount
Lens: n/a n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):    
Focal Length (actual):    
Zoom Ratio:    
Aperture Range:    
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range:    
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
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 4D AF with 399 focal plane phase-detect points and 425 contrast-detect AF points; 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); Touch AF Contrast Detection: 425 points; Single Point AF: 13x9 / 25x17 (Changeable Size of AF Frame Among 6 Types); Zone AF: 3x3 / 5x5 / 7x7 from 117 Areas on 13x9 Grid; Wide/Tracking AF: (Up to 9 Area); Single AF / Continuous AF / MF; Touch AF supported
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: EVF: 1.3 cm (0.5 type) 3,686K-dot Quad VGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.78x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0m-1 diopter, Approx. 23mm eyepoint from the eyepiece lens, 18.5mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1, eye sensor 0.5-inch 3.69M-dot OLED, 100% coverage, 0.77x magnification (35mm eq.), 23mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter adjustment, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: 3,686,400 dots (1,228,800 pixels) 3,690,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.78x 0.77x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.78x 0.61x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.2
Rear Display Resolution: 1,440,000 dots (360,000 px) 2,360,000 dots
Touchscreen: Yes Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 32000 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: AUTO (ISO 100-12800; selectable lower limit and upper limit), ISO 100 - 32000, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400 Auto (1/2/3), 100-12800, expandable to 50-102400
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, Daylight, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Underwater, Custom, Color Temperature (K)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/16000 - 3600 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 1200-zone Evaluative Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot TTL 256-zone metering: Multi, Spot , Average, Center Weighted
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: 3 Custom Settings; HDR: Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference Level (1-6 EV at 1.0 EV step) Film Simulation modes (PROVIA / Standard, Velvia / Vivid, ASTIA / Soft, Classic Chrome, PRO Neg.Hi, PRO Neg.Std, Black&White, Black&White+Ye Filter, Black&White+R Filter, Black&White+Gfilter, Sepia, ACROS, ACROS+Ye Filter, ACROS+R Filter, ACROS+G Filter), Dynamic range setting: AUTO, 100%, 200%, 400%
Self Timer: 2, 5, 10; 3/5 shots after 2/5/10 seconds 10 or 2 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): No Yes
High Resolution Composite: 42.4 megapixels 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 TTL (Flash Auto / Standard / Slow Sync.), Manual, Off; Sync: 1st Curtain, 2nd Curtain; Auto FP (HSS)
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/250 1/125
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps  
External Flash Connection: Multi Interface Hot Shoe, Sync Terminal Hot Shoe, PC Sync Terminal
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 Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (14-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG 14-bit RAW (uncompressed or lossless compressed); RAW+JPEG; 24-bit TIFF (in-camera RAW conversion)
Movie File Format: XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, Audio: Linear PCM 48KHz stereo sound)
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 No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: Yes No
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional via RM-VPR1, USB or Wi-Fi Via Wi-Fi or Remote Release RR-100
Connections (extended): USB-C (USB 3.1 Gen 1), Multi-Terminal Micro USB (with remote support), Type-D Micro HDMI, Microphone and Headphone jacks Micro HDMI (Type-D), USB-C (USB 3.1 Gen1), 2.5mm external mic/remote jack, 3.5mm headphone jack, DC input (15v)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): <0.3 1.10
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): <0.3 1.10
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 9.9 3.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 82 Unlimited
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 9.2 3.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 30 25
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 9.1 3.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 30 11
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.25 seconds 0.44 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.105 seconds 0.119 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.023 seconds 0.102 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): Silent Shooting Mode: Full AF lag = 0.368s, Manual focus = 0.258s, Prefocus = 0.123s Default EFCS used.
Startup Time: 1.7 seconds 1.1 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 1.4 seconds 0.9 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 650 shots 400 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 530 shots 400 shots
Battery Life, Video: 100 minutes 70 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: NP-FZ100 Lithium-ion rechargeable NP-T125 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-FZ100 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NP-T125 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: Yes Yes
Software
Included Software: Capture One Express (for Sony) free download  
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: