Sony a9 III Specifications

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Name Sony a9 III
Manufacturer Sony
Release Date and Price
Release Year 2023
Release Date 2023-11-07
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Camera Type
Camera Type Mirrorless
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Sensor Size Full Frame (approx 36 x 24 mm)
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Sensor Type Stacked CMOS
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Resolution 6000 x 4000 pixels
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Megapixels 25,2 MP (24000000 total pixels)
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Image Processor BIONZ XR
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ISO Range 125 - 51200
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White Balance Presets 0
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Custom White Balance Yes
Setting Up Custom White Balance in Your Camera
Image Stabilization Yes (Sensor-Shift, 5-Axis)
Image Stabilization in Digital and Mirrorless Cameras
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 8 stops
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Uncompressed format RAW
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Optics and Focus
Autofocus Motor Yes
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Autofocus Phase Detect
Multi Area
Selective Single Point
Face Detection

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Focus Points 759
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Lens Mount Sony E

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Focal Length Multiplier Full frame
No multiplier
24 mm remains 24 mm
50 mm remains 50 mm
100 mm remains 100 mm
200 mm remains 200 mm

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Screen and viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fully articulated
Screen size 3.2
Screen dots 2095104
Touchscreen Yes
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Screen Type 4-Axis Tilting Touchscreen LCD
Live view Yes
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Viewfinder Type Electronic (optional)
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Viewfinder Coverage 100%
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Viewfinder Magnification 0.9x
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Viewfinder Resolution 9440000
Photography features
Frames per second 120 fps
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Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds
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Maximum Shutter Speed 1/80000 seconds
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Built-in Flash No
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External Flash Yes
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Self-Timer No
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Time-lapse No
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Metering Modes Multi
Center Weighted
Highlight Weighted

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Exposure Compensation -3.0 EV to +3.0 EV
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Videography features
Video Recording Yes
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Video Format XAVC-S

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Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160

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Built-in Microphone No
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Built-in Speakers No
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Memory Card Compact Flash Express

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HDMI Output Yes
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Microphone Port Yes
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Headphone Port Yes
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Wireless Yes
2.4 / 5 GHz Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac), Bluetooth 5.0

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Remote Control No
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Body and Dimensions
Enviromentally sealed Yes
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Battery Battery Pack
Battery Details NP-FZ100 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion
Battery SKU NP-FZ100
Battery Life 400 shots according to CIPA
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Width 136 mm
Height 97 mm
Depth 83 mm
Weight 617 gram including battery
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