Sony A7S III vs Panasonic S1H vs Canon EOS R5: which is best?

Sony A7S III vs Panasonic S1H vs Canon EOS R5
(Image credit: Sony/Panasonic/Canon)

The world has been waiting with bated breath for the Sony A7S Mark III announcement, and now it’s official. Sony’s new video-focused A7 model is a 4K camera in a world where 4K is normal and has already been left in the shade by the latest 6K (Panasonic Lumix S1H) and 8K cameras (Canon EOS R5). 

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Rod Lawton

Rod is an independent photography journalist and editor, and a long-standing Digital Camera World contributor, having previously worked as DCW's Group Reviews editor. Before that he has been technique editor on N-Photo, Head of Testing for the photography division and Camera Channel editor on TechRadar, as well as contributing to many other publications. He has been writing about photography technique, photo editing and digital cameras since they first appeared, and before that began his career writing about film photography. He has used and reviewed practically every interchangeable lens camera launched in the past 20 years, from entry-level DSLRs to medium format cameras, together with lenses, tripods, gimbals, light meters, camera bags and more. Rod has his own camera gear blog at but also writes about photo-editing applications and techniques at