Just How Good Is the New Sony a9 III Mirrorless Camera?

The Sony a9 III is undoubtedly one of the most important cameras to come along in quite some time, offering the world's first consumer full frame global shutter in tandem with plenty of other remarkable features. How does it hold up in practice? This in-depth video review takes a look. 

Coming to you from Gordon Laing, this great video review takes a look at the new Sony a9 III mirrorless camera. Of course, the headline feature of the a9 III is that global shutter, but it comes with a huge range of impressive features, including:

  • World's first full frame mirrorless camera with global shutter sensor (24.6 MP)
  • Global shutter eliminates rolling shutter artifacts, enables flash sync up to 1/80,000 s
  • Shoots raw continuously at up to 120 fps
  • Pre-Capture starts buffering images when shutter half pressed
  • Speed Boost instantly switches to faster continuous shooting speeds
  • High quality 4K video up to 60 fps, 4K 120 fps crop, 10-bit 4:2:2 internal
  • Refined body design with new C5 button, grip, and shutter button placement
  • Dual CFexpress Type A/SD card slots
  • USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 port
  • 3.2” touchscreen LCD, 0.9x 9.44m-dot EVF with 240 fps refresh
  • Built-in Ethernet
  • Optional vertical grip available
  • Voice memos, IPTC preset metadata, image burst grouping
  • Weather-sealing with shading curtain to protect sensor

Altogether, the a9 III looks awfully impressive. Check out the video above for Laing's full thoughts.

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Alex Cooke is a Cleveland-based portrait, events, and landscape photographer. He holds an M.S. in Applied Mathematics and a doctorate in Music Composition. He is also an avid equestrian.

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