Sony A7R III review

It may be three years old, but is the 42.4MP Sony A7R III still a powerhouse performer?

Sony A7R III review

Digital Camera World Verdict

When it launched in 2017, the Sony A7R III was unrivaled in its power and versatility. However, even though the market has caught up with its specs, it remains a powerhouse to this day, with near-medium format resolution packed into a sleek, stabilized body. Indeed, unless you REALLY need the 61MP sensor, the A7R III might be a much wiser purchase than the A7R IV – and it certainly comes with a much more appealing price tag.


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    Still has superb resolution

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    Especially with pixel shift

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    10fps continuous shooting


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    4K is getting creaky

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    LCD is quite low res

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The Sony A7R III launched back in 2017, but it was so far ahead of its time back then that it remains an impressive camera even in today's terms. 

Indeed, the Sony A7R III boasts a 42.4MP resolution that still remains a high watermark – though of course, that does mean that it's now facing competition like the Canon EOS R5, Nikon Z7, Panasonic S1R and, of course, its own successor – the 61MP Sony A7R IV

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