Sony has announced the addition of Alpha 7S III to its Alpha 7S full-frame mirrorless camera series.
The camera features a BIONZ XR image processing engine and a brand new 12.1-megapixel back-illuminated full-frame Exmor R CMOS image sensor. The system includes a9.44 million-dot (approx.)OLED electronic eye-level viewfinder and comes with dual CFexpress Type-A card slots, enabling high-speed data transfer in a compact size. It hosts a series of video recording capabilities including 4K 120p and 10-bit 4:2:2 colour depth along with advanced movie recording modes such as All-Intra and MPEG-H HEVC/H.265 coding (XAVC HS). It comes with real-time Eye AF and fast hybrid AF system that includes 759 phase-detection AF points, covering 92% of the image sensor.
The 7S III is the first Alpha series E-mount body to feature a side-opening vari-angle rear screen that features 3.0 type 1.44 million-dot (approx.) touch panel LCD monitor. It also features a revised menu structure for easier navigation and touch-responsive menu operation. Other key features include the new heat dissipating mechanism, dual slot relay recording that reportedly enables over one hour of 4K 60p movie shooting capabilities, Active Mode with 5-axis optical in-body image stabilisation and two CFexpress Type-A compatible media slots which also support UHS-I and UHS-II SDXC/SDHC cards.
The Alpha 7S III camera will be available across all Sony Centers, Alpha Flagship stores, Sony’s official online store as well as major electronic stores across India, starting October 15, 2020 at a price of INR 3,34,990.