The new Sony A7III camera is rumored to be in development and to be released in Q2 2017 for full-frame E-mount users.
The first generation of Sony full-frame E-mount cameras includes models such as the A7, A7R, and A7S. The company has already released the first model of the second generation which consists of the A7II back in late 2014.
No the rumor mill is claiming that the next Sony A7-series camera will be the A7 Mark III model. The official announcement date is unknown at the moment. On the other hand the source mentions that the camera will start shipping in Q2 2017.
Sony A7III camera rumored to be unveiled next year
Before we jump into the rumored specs of the Sony A7III camera let’s remember the previous model a bit. The Sony A7II is the first full frame mirrorless camera to employ a 5-axis sensor-shift image stabilization system. If a lens with Optical SteadyShot technology is attached to the camera, then the A7II will recognize that and will combine both systems to offer the best stabilization possible.
Other than that, the A7II comes with a 24-megapixel sensor, maximum ISO of 25,600, tilting display on the back. Additionally, the shooter comes with S-Log2 and XAVC S codec support for wider dynamic range and 50Mbps bitrate in full HD video recording mode, respectively.
Sony A7III Camera Rumored Specs:
- 4K video
- Improved AF (speed, accuracy, frame coverage, settings)
- A fully articulated touchscreen
- BSI sensor
- AA filter or global shutter in silent mode.
- Faster EVF
- Better weather sealing
- Dual card slots
- Price around $2000
This is all for the Sony A7III camera news. The full-frame mirrorless model is expected to be announced in March – June timeframe. This makes the release date of the shooter in Q2 2017. Stay tuned for more information.