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Sony a7S III Camera to Be Announced on July 28, 2020

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SonyAlphaUniverse issued a teaser image that the Sony a7S III mirrorless camera will be officially announced on July 28, 2020 at 10:00 EDT.

Latest Sony a7S III rumors indicates that the video centric camera will shoot 4K video at 120p, 10bit 4:2:2, FHD video at 240p, while there will be no 8K video for a7S III. A previous interview also underlines that the a7S III will be a complete redesign of the whole system, including the image sensor.

A new 12MP stacked sensor is also coming and the full frame mirrorless camera will have a fully articulating screen like the one used in the Sony ZV-1. Here is what we know so far about the upcoming Sony a7S III:

  • New 12MP stacked sensor with fast readout
  • Can record FHD 240fps, 4k120fps 10bit 4:2:2 and 4K120fps raw over HDMI
  • No 8K video for Sony a7S III
  • 600mbps bitrate
  • Base ISO 160 for S-LOG3
  • no Dual ISO
  • Max ISO 409600 (video)
  • 16bit RAW output
  • Sony claims 15 stops dynamic range
  • Design similar to Sony a7R IV
  • fully articulating screen like the one used by the Sony ZV-1.
  • World’s highest resolution new 9.44 million dot EVF (QXGA resolution)
  • New kind of passive (noise free) cooling system, like Panasonic S1H
  • No overheating, no recording time limits
  • Support UHS-II SD card
  • Official announcement around July 28, 2020
  • Shipping will start in mid August

$400 off on Sony a7S II body: $1,998 at AmazonB&H, Adorama.

Canon EOS R5 body: $3,899 at AmazonB&H, Adorama

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