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Sony a7C vs Sony a7 III – Comparison

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Sony a7C vs Sony a7 III – Comparison! Let’s compare the Sony Alpha ILCE-A7C vs Sony Alpha ILCE-A7 III.

The Sony a7C is the world’s smallest and lightest full-frame body, combining Sony’s full-frame image quality, advanced AF features and versatile movie shooting functions in a surprisingly lightweight and compact design, while the Sony a7 III is one of the most popular full-frames. is one.

Dan Watson shared his thought about the Sony a7C and Sony a7 III: “The Sony a7C and Sony a7III are almost identical despite their different looks and the best Sony Mirrorless Camera might not be the one you think“.  You can watch the video related to the Sony a7C vs Sony a7 III comparison below. The video simply explains which one you should buy?

We’ve also prepared a specs comparison of the Sony a7C vs Sony a7 III. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Sony Alpha ILCE-A7C and Sony Alpha ILCE-A7 III. Both cameras have 35mm sensors but Sony Alpha ILCE-A7C has a 24.2 MP and Sony Alpha ILCE-A7 III has a 24.2 MP resolution.

Sony Alpha ILCE-A7C Sony Alpha ILCE-A7 III
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Sony Sony
Megapixels 24.2 24.2
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 35mm 35mm
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.0x 1.0x
AA Filter Fixed Fixed
Image Resolution 6000 x 4000
(24.0 MP,
3:2)
6000 x 4000
(24.0 MP,
3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes Yes
Native ISO Min 100 – Max 51200 Min 100 – Max 51200
Full ISO Settings Auto (ISO 100-12800, selectable lower limit and upper limit), 100 – 51200, expandable to 50 – 204800 Auto (ISO 100-12800, selectable lower limit and upper limit), 100 – 51200, expandable to 50 – 204800
Startup Time 1.7 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Fast Hybrid AF (Phase-detect + Contrast-detect AF): 693 phase-detection AF points covering 93% of image area, 425 contrast AF points; Wide (693 points (phase-detection AF), 425 points (contrast-detection AF)) / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Expanded Flexible Spot / Lock-on AF (Wide / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Expanded Flexible Spot) Fast Hybrid AF (Phase-detect + Contrast-detect AF): 693 phase-detection AF points covering 93% of image area, 425 contrast AF points; Wide (693 points (phase-detection AF), 425 points (contrast-detection AF)) / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Expanded Flexible Spot / Lock-on AF (Wide / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Expanded Flexible Spot)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto (ISO 100-12800, selectable lower limit and upper limit), 100 – 51200, expandable to 50 – 204800 Auto (ISO 100-12800, selectable lower limit and upper limit), 100 – 51200, expandable to 50 – 204800
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 – 30 sec 1/8000 – 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 163
AW Buffer Size 33
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 921,600 dots
(307,200 px)
921,600 dots
(307,200 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No No
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF: 0.39-inch (1.00cm), 2359K-dot XGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.59x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter EVF: 0.5-inch (1.30cm), 2359K-dot XGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.78x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840×2160 (30p/​25p/​24p) 3840×2160 (30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format XAVC S: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: LPCM Stereo XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo
Memory Card Type MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No Yes
SD UHS Support Slot1:SD UHS-II; 2:MS/SD UHS-I
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/160 1/250
Internal connections USB-C (SuperSpeed USB 5Gbps, USB 3.2), Type-D Micro HDMI, Microphone and Headphone jacks USB-C (USB 3.1 Gen 1), Multi-Terminal Micro USB (with remote support), Type-D Micro HDMI, Microphone and Headphone jacks
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 610 shots
Battery Types NP-FZ100 Lithium-ion rechargeable NP-FZ100 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 18.0 oz
(509 g)
includes batteries
33.3 oz
(945 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size 4.9 x
2.8 x
2.4 in.
(124 x
71 x
60 mm)
5.0 x
3.8 x
2.9 in.
(127 x
96 x
74 mm)
Price
Price Amazon Amazon
Release Date 2020-11-01 2018-04-10

Sony a7C body: $1,798 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Sony a7C with 28-60mm Lens: $2,098 at Amazon, B&HAdorama.

Sony FE 28-60mm f/4-5.6 Lens: $498 at Amazon, B&HAdorama.

Sony HVL-F28RM External Flash: $248 at Amazon, B&HAdorama.

Read more: Best Lenses for Sony a7C and Best Memory Cards for Sony a7C.

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