Confirmed: Sony a7S III Coming this Summer with New Image Sensor

It is now confirmed that the Sony a7S III camera coming this Summer with a new image sensor and redesigned whole system.

dpreview has just posted a new interview with Sony Manager Kenji Tanaka. From this interview the most important part is that the long awaited Sony a7S II successor a7S III will be released  later this Summer. Since Sony has already registered two new camera codes: WW271448 and WW850128, the WW271448 looks like to be the Sony a7S III. Official announcement will be in next months.

The interview also underlines that the a7S III will be a complete redesign of the whole system, including the image sensor. According to Mr. Kenji Tanaka the Sony a7S III will meet many professionals and high-end users’ demands and will enjoy the new camera.

You can read more details at dailycameranews.com.

Below are some rumored specs of Sony a7S III:

  • 15.36MP back-illuminated sensor with Quad Bayer design
  • Stacked design with integral memory
  • Rumored 61MP mode
  • DCI 4K capture at 60p
  • 4:2:2 10-bit internal recording
  • Similar design as A7R III and A7 III
  • 2.3 million-dots EVF
  • Multi-selector joystick

We assume that Sony has a solid camera with 10bit 4:2:2 internal. Sony a7S III is expected to be an 8K 60P 10bit 422 low light powerhouse.

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