Sony A7S III Ver.2.0 update adds Cinetone profile and Active SteadyShot modes

Sony A7S III
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The Sony A7S Mark III is a terrific video camera and the perfect choice for anyone shooting 4K video with Sony E-mount lenses, especially smaller production teams and content creators who didn’t want the cost and bulk of Sony’s Cinema line cameras. Or at least it was. Because then Sony launched two new models that immediately put the A7S III in the shade –  the FX6 and, more recently, the FX3. Ouch!

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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