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Sony Alpha a7R III review

Key features
  • Mirrorless
Reviewed

The Sony Alpha a7R III is Sony's latest attempt at a high-end, full frame mirrorless camera and an update to the a7R II. With some impressive claims about image quality and shutter speed, we put this latest model to the test to see how it compares with rival cameras. Read our extensive review to find out if we deem this camera a Best Buy or not.

Included in our expert review
  • Pros and cons
  • What is it?
  • What's it great for?
  • What's the picture quality like?
  • What's it like to use?
  • Is there anything I should watch out for?
  • Is there anything else I should know?
  • Should I buy it?
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We have tested 78 DSLR cameras and found that there are 0 Don't Buys and 35 Best Buys.
Range of DSLR and mirrorless camera scores
  1. 56%
    Lowest score
  2. 71%
    Average score
  3. 86%
    Highest score
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