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Sony a7S III Registered, to be Announced in Late January 2019

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Sony have registered a new camera in Asia under the code name “WW715296“. This is probably the highly anticipated Sony A7S III camera .

There were rumors of heat issues before. So it was said that the announcement of this low light monster was postponed. Recent reports indicates that the Sony A7S III announcement will allegedly happen in late January 2019. It will have a stacked CMOS sensor but the sensor will be different than the one found on the Sony a9.

We know that Sony’s 36 megapixel full-frame 8K sensor has been leaked. As a result, the Sony A7S III can use the 36.4 MP BSI Multi-aspect Stacked CMOS Sensor mentioned in the gossip. The sensor with a resolution of 36.4MP is likely to appear in the A7S III for 480fps in 3840 x 1080 mode. The 36MP sensor is a FAST sensor with chip-on AF, perfect for sporting at high continuous shooting speeds.

Sony a7S III Coming in Late January 2019

Sony a7S III Registered, to be Announced in Late January 2019

Let’s take a look at how the new Sony A7S III specs list that has been leaked in the rumor mill so far.

Rumored Sony A7S III Specification

  • 36.4 MP BSI Multi-aspect Stacked CMOS Sensor
  • New image processor
  • 4K HDR 60p
  • 4:2:2 10 bit
  • 3840 x 1080 mode at 480fps
  • 10fps burst mode
  • Improved AF with eye-tracking
  • Dual card slots
  • Better battery life

The company can also use this sensor on the Sony A9 II and choose the 24MP BSI sensor (not stacked) from the Sony A7 III. As always take it with a grain of salt and stay tuned with us for more information.

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