Sony is rumored to be working on a replacement of the Alpha A7II mirrorless camera. Sony A7III release date is scheduled for Q2 of 2017.
The full frame E-mount users has met with the A7II model by late 2014. The replacement for the A7 E-mount camera did not offer many improvements over its predecessor. The most important feature were the 5-axis sensor-shift image stabilization technology, which provides up to 4.5 extra stops of light.
No the rumor mill is claiming that the next Sony A7-series camera will be the A7 Mark III model. Even the official announcement date is unknown, sources mention that the camera will start shipping in Q2 2017.
Sony A7III release date rumored for second quarter of 2017
The new Sony A7III release date is set for second quarter of 2017 for full-frame E-mount users. Let’s remember the current model a bit.
The Sony A7II is the first full frame mirrorless camera to employ a 5-axis sensor-shift image stabilization system. It 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 Release Date Rumored Specs
Here are the rumored specifications of the upcoming mirrorless model.
- 24.3-megapixel image sensor
- 4K video recording
- Improved AF
- 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
The full-frame mirrorless camera is expected to be announced in March – June timeframe. This makes the Sony A7III release date of the shooter in Q2 2017. Stay tuned with us for more information.