Versus uses cookies to improve your experience on the site. By continuing to browse our site, you agree to our use of cookies. Privacy policy

95points

Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*

89points

Sony Alpha a7 III

vs
vs

93 facts in comparison

Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T* vs Sony Alpha a7 III

Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*
Sony Alpha a7 III
95
points
Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*
89
points
Sony Alpha a7 III

Why is Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T* better than Sony Alpha a7 III?

  • 1.12% larger sensor
    ?

    24 x 35.9mmvs35.8 x 23.8mm
  • 1.77x more megapixels (main camera)
    ?

    42.4MPvs24MP
  • 40shots longer battery life
    ?

    650shotsvs610shots
  • 4 better image quality
    ?

    100vs96
  • 4% better color depth
    ?

    26bitsvs25bits
  • 518.4k dots higher resolution (screen)
    ?

    1440k dotsvs921.6k dots
  • Has a built-in HDR mode
    ?
  • Can create panoramas in-camera
    ?

Why is Sony Alpha a7 III better than Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*?

  • 268 more focus points
    ?

    693vs425
  • 2x higher maximum light sensitivity
    ?

    204800 ISOvs102400 ISO
  • 5.88% lower noise at high ISO
    ?

    3730 ISOvs3523 ISO
  • 25g lighter
    ?

    650gvs675g
  • Has phase-detection autofocus for videos
    ?
  • Supports a remote smartphone
    ?
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    ?

    2vs1
  • 22 more lenses available
    ?

    43vs21

Price comparison

Design

1.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*
Sony Alpha a7 III
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
2.Has a flip-out screen
Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*
Sony Alpha a7 III
Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.
3.Has a built-in focus motor
Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*
Sony Alpha a7 III
The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
4.viewfinder coverage

100%

100%

With 100% coverage, you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage, you may have to crop your photos afterward to get them looking perfect.
5.Has a hot shoe
Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*
Sony Alpha a7 III
A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.
6.has an optical viewfinder
Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*
Sony Alpha a7 III
An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens will capture. OVFs have no time lag and require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders, which can drain battery life. OVFs are also better in low light situations.

Optics

1.focus points

425

693

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
2.sensor size

24 x 35.9mm

35.8 x 23.8mm

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
3.has AF tracking
Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*
Sony Alpha a7 III
With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
4.Has phase-detection autofocus for photos
Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*
Sony Alpha a7 III
Phase-detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
5.maximum light sensitivity

102400 ISO

204800 ISO

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
6.has built-in optical image stabilization
Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*
Sony Alpha a7 III
Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
2.Has phase-detection autofocus for videos
Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*
Sony Alpha a7 III
A phase-detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.
3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*
Sony Alpha a7 III
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
4.Has timelapse function
Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*
Sony Alpha a7 III
A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.
5.has a 24p cinema mode
Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*
Sony Alpha a7 III
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
6.supports slow-motion video recording
Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*
Sony Alpha a7 III
Slow-motion is an artistic video effect that makes time seem to go slower. It is achieved by recording a video at a higher frame-rate than the standard playback rate of 24fps or 30fps. Frame rates for slow-motion videos vary between 60fps and 960fps.

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*
Sony Alpha a7 III
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
2.has a microphone input
Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*
Sony Alpha a7 III
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
3.number of microphones

1

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*
Sony Alpha a7 III
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
5.has stereo speakers
Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*
Sony Alpha a7 III
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
6.Has a zoom microphone
Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*
Sony Alpha a7 III
Zoom microphones record high-quality audio and enable you to record sound from a distance. They can be useful for recording meetings, lectures, and presentations.

Battery

1.Battery life (CIPA)

650shots

610shots

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
2.has a removable battery
Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*
Sony Alpha a7 III
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
3.battery power

2280mAh

2280mAh

Battery power, also called battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy stored in the battery. Measured in milliampere-hours (mAh), it indicates how much electric power can be used over time. More battery power translates into longer battery life.
4.has a rechargeable battery
Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*
Sony Alpha a7 III
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
5.has a battery level indicator
Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*
Sony Alpha a7 III
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
6.has wireless charging
Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*
Sony Alpha a7 III
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Features

1.image quality

100

96

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
2.noise

3523 ISO

3730 ISO

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
3.color depth

26bits

25bits

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
4.has an external memory slot
Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*
Sony Alpha a7 III
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
5.dynamic range

14.7Evs

14.7Evs

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
6.supports Wi-Fi
Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*
Sony Alpha a7 III
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Price comparison

Which are the best cameras?

Show all
This page is currently only available in English.