Is Sony a7 III and Sony E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G OSS compatible?

Below you will find your chosen camera and lens. Click on the product name for more information.

Sony a7 III

Sony a7 III
Released: 2018
Type: Mirrorless
Sensor: Full frame
24 Megapixels
6000 x 4000 pixels

Sony E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G OSS

Sony E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G OSS
Released: 2019
Telephoto Zoom Lens
Suited for cameras with APS-C sensors
Focal Length: 70-350 mm
Aperture: f/4,5-6,3

Can you combine these two?

Last updated: May 2024

This is the short answer:

The camera and lens you have chosen might work but in a cropped mode since the lens is constructed for a smaller APS-C sensor.

Cropped Mode and Lower Resolution

This lens has focal length:
70-350 mm

You will experience:
105-525 mm

Using a lens constructed for a APS-C sensor can result in that the resolution becomes lower that the 24 MP that the Sony a7 III has.

Focal Length

The Sony camera has a sensor of type Full frame which means that your experienced Focal length will be same as the lens specification tells us.

This lens has focal length:
70-350 mm

Since Sony a7 III does not have a Full Frame sensor the experience focal length you will experience will be:
105-525 mm

Read more about Crop factor

Total weight

When you are looking at a combination of a camera and a lens you must always consider the total weight. Each product weighs in at:

Sony a7 III
650 gram

Sony E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G OSS
625 gram

Together they have a total weight of 1275 gram (equal to 2.81 lb).

Compatibility Check ID: 3303

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