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Alpha 9 III - Full-frame Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera

Sony ILCE9M3B

Features

  • Unprecedented imagery from the world s first 1 camera with global shutter full-frame image sensor
  • Blackout-free, 120 fps continuous shooting with full AF/AE tracking
  • Preserve split-second moments with maximum shutter speed of 1/80,000 second 4
  • Exmor RS image sensor with global shutter system

Quick Specs

  • Type: Lens
  • Mount: Sony Alpha
  • Focal Length: Zoom

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The power of one frame

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A new movement

Featuring the world s first 1 full-frame image sensor with a global shutter system, the Alpha 9 III is a game changer, capturing fast-moving subjects with absolutely no image distortion and preserving split-second moments in stunning detail.

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Pure full-frame potential

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AI recognition meets advanced AF

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Blackout-free shooting

Enjoy an uninterrupted view through the blackout-free viewfinder, even during fast-paced continuous shooting-a game changer for shooting sports and other fast-moving subjects. What s more, the distracting time lag that is usually associated with EVF viewing has been reduced to a minimum, so that fleeting moments can be captured with confidence.

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Endless expression

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Full-quality, full-frame movies

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Intuitive operation, high reliability

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Streamlined workflow

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Shooting for a better future

$50 cash back when you register your Sony camera or lens. * *Offer valid for purchases of eligible models between 10/15/23-4/30/24. Redeem by 5/14/24. Fulfilled within 8 weeks. See pro.sony/reg for terms and conditions and eligible models.

A new movement Featuring the world s first 1 full-frame image sensor with a global shutter system, the Alpha 9 III is a game changer, capturing fast-moving subjects with absolutely no image distortion and preserving split-second moments in stunning detail.

Blackout-free shooting Enjoy an uninterrupted view through the blackout-free viewfinder, even during fast-paced continuous shooting-a game changer for shooting sports and other fast-moving subjects. What s more, the distracting time lag that is usually associated with EVF viewing has been reduced to a minimum, so that fleeting moments can be captured with confidence.

Features

  • Unprecedented imagery from the world s first 1 camera with global shutter full-frame image sensor
  • Blackout-free, 120 fps continuous shooting with full AF/AE tracking
  • Preserve split-second moments with maximum shutter speed of 1/80,000 second 4
  • Exmor RS image sensor with global shutter system
  • BIONZ XR™ image processing engine boosts overall processing speed by up to 8x 6
  • Composite RAW Shooting reduces noise
  • Advanced optical 5-axis image stabilization detects and correct camera shake
  • Blackout-free shooting for uninterrupted view during fast-paced shooting
  • Up to 120 AF/AE tracking calculations per second 10
  • Never miss a moment with Pre-Capture 11
  • Continuous Shooting Speed Boost rapidly increases frame rate to capture the action
  • Real-time Recognition AF 14 identifies and tracks subjects even if face/eye obscured
  • Reliable recognition of a wider range of subjects
  • Wide, fast, precise autofocus and tracking
  • Match AF tracking response to subject movement
  • Customizable focus area to match the subject
  • Flash sync at up to 1/80,000 4 shutter speed vastly expands creative possibilities
  • Flicker-free shooting 16 compensates for interference from artificial lighting
  • Global shutter eliminates flash banding
  • 4K movies free of rolling shutter with high resolution and detail
  • 4K 120p 17 without cropping for the first time in an body
  • S-Cinetone™ for a cinematic look without the need for color grading
  • Breathing compensation for consistent angle of view when focusing 18
  • Dynamic active Mode stabilisation 19
  • Auto Framing 21 keeps the subject in a prominent position when shooting movies
  • Uniquely flexible tilting monitor for enhanced shooting flexibility
  • New front Custom button provides easier operation while holding the grip
Camera Section
Sensor Type 35 mm full frame (35.6 x 23.8 mm), Exmor RS CMOS sensor
Number of Pixels (total) Approx. 25.2 megapixels
Number of Pixels (Effective) Still images: Approx. 24.6 megapixels max., Movies: Approx. 20.3 megapixels max.
Color Temperature Range 2500 K-9900 K
OPTICAL LOW-PASS FILTER Yes
Image Sensor
Anti-Dust System Yes
Recording (still images)
Recording Format JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver. 2.32, MPF Baseline compliant), HEIF (MPEG-A MIAF compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 5.0 format compliant)
Recording (movie)
Video Compression XAVC S: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, XAVC HS: MPEG-H HEVC/H.265
Audio Recording Format LPCM 2ch (48 kHz 16 bit), LPCM 2ch (48 kHz 24 bit) , LPCM 4ch (48 kHz 24 bit)
Movie Functions
Proxy Recording Yes
TC/UB Yes
RAW Output Yes (HDMI)
SLOW AND QUICK MOTION (SHOOTING FRAME RATE) Yes
Recording System
Memory Card Slot SLOT1: Multi slot for SD (UHS-I/II compliant) memory card / CFexpress Type A card, SLOT2: Multi slot for SD (UHS-I/II compliant) memory card / CFexpress Type A card
Focus system
FOCUS POINT Still images: Max. 759 points (phase-detection AF), Movies: Max. 627 points (phase-detection AF)
Other Features AF Level for Crossing (Still), AF Track for Speed Change (Still), AF Subj. Shift Sensitivity (Movie), AF Transition Speed (Movie), Switch V/H AF Area, AF Area Regist., Circ. of Focus Point, Focus Map (Movie), AF Assist (Movie)
AF illuminator Yes (with Built-in LED type)
Focus Sensitivity Range EV-5 to EV20 (ISO100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)
Recognition Target (Still images) Human, Animal, Bird, Insect, Car, Train, Airplane
Recognition Target (Movies) Human, Animal, Bird, Insect, Car, Train, Airplane
Focus Type Fast Hybrid AF (phase-detection AF / contrast-detection AF)
Exposure control
METERING SENSITIVITY EV-5 to EV17 (ISO100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)
Metering Type 1200-zone evaluative metering
Exposure Compensation +/- 5.0 EV (1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps selectable)
Anti-Flicker Shoot. Yes
ISO Sensitivity Still images: ISO 250-25600 (expandable to ISO 125-51200), AUTO (ISO 250-12800, selectable lower limit and upper limit), Movies: ISO 250-25600 equivalent, AUTO (ISO 250-12800, selectable lower limit and upper limit)
LCD Screen
Monitor Type 8.0 cm (3.2-type) type TFT
Touch Panel Yes
Number of Dots 2,095,104 dots
Adjustable Angle Opening Angles (approx.): Up 98°, down 40°, side 180°, rotation 270°
Shutter
Shutter Type Electronic shutter
SHUTTER SPEED Still images: 1/80000 to 30 s, Bulb, Movies: 1/8000 to 1 s
Flash Sync. Speed 1/80000 s, 1/500 s
Flash
Flash compensation +/- 3.0 EV (switchable between 1/3 and 1/2 EV steps)
Control Pre-flash TTL
External Flash Compatibility Sony System Flash compatible with Multi Interface Shoe, attach the shoe adaptor for flash compatible with Auto-lock accessory shoe
USB Streaming
VIDEO DATA FORMAT MJPEG, YUV420
Video Resolution 3840 x 2160 (15p/30p), 3840 x 2160 (12.5p/25p), 1920 x 1080 (30p/60p), 1920 x 1080 (25p/50p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 1280 x 720 (25p)
AUDIO DATA FORMAT LPCM 2ch (16 bit 48 kHz)
Weight
Body only Approx. 1 lb 5.8 oz (Approx. 617 g)
Size & Weight
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 5 3/8 x 3 7/8 x 3 3/8 in, Approx. 5 3/8 x 3 7/8 x 2 7/8 in (Approx. 136.1 x 96.9 x 82.9 mm, Approx. 136.1 x 96.9 x 72.8 mm) (from grip to monitor)
Operating temparature
Operating Temperature 32-104 °F / 0-40 °C
Image Stabilization
type Image sensor-shift mechanism with five-axis compensation (compensation depends on lens specifications)
Mode Still images: On/Off, Movie: Dynamic active/Active/Standard/Off
Compensation Effect 8.0 stops (based on CIPA standard. Pitch/yaw shake only. With FE 50 mm F1.2 GM lens mounted. Long exposure NR off.)
Drive
Continuous Drive Speed (approx. max.) Hi+: 120fps
Lens Compensation
Setting Shading, Chromatic Aberration, Distortion, Breathing (Movie)
Viewfinder
Magnification Approx. 0.90x (with 50 mm lens at infinity, -1 mstyle name= sup -1/style)
Eye Point Approx. 25 mm from the eyepiece lens, 21 mm from the eyepiece frame at -1 mstyle name= sup -1/style (CIPA standard)
Finder Frame Rate Selection NTSC mode: STD 60fps/HI 120fps/HIGHER 240fps, PAL mode: STD 50fps/HI 100fps/HIGHER 200fps
DIOPTRE -4.0 to +3.0 m
Audio
Microphone Built-in, stereo, Built-in, voice memo
Speaker Built-in, monaural
Supplied Accessory
What s in the Box Rechargeable Battery NP-FZ100, Battery Charger BC-QZ1, Power cord, Cable Protector, Shoulder strap, Body cap, Accessory shoe cap, Eyepiece cup
Interface
Interfaces Yes (SuperSpeed USB 5 Gbps (USB 3.2) compatible)
HDMI OUTPUT HDMI connector (Type-A), 3840 x 2160 (30p/25p/24p)/1920 x 1080 (60p/50p/24p)/1920 x 1080 (60i/50i), YCbCr 4:2:2 8bit/RGB 8bit, 4672 x 2628 (59.94p/29.97p/23.98p), Raw 16bit
Multi Interface Shoe Yes (with Digital Audio Interface)
PC Interface Mass-storage / MTP
Multi/Micro USB terminal Yes
Sync terminal Yes
Wireless LAN (Built-In) Yes (Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 GHz band/5 GHz band)) ,
Bluetooth Yes (Bluetooth Standard Ver. 5.0 (2.4 GHz band))
Mic Terminal Yes (3.5 mm Stereo minijack)
Headphone Terminal Yes (3.5 mm Stereo minijack)
Remote Control (Wireless) Yes (Bluetooth remote control)
LAN Terminal Yes (1000BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 10BASE-T)
Functions FTP Transfer Func. (Wired LAN, USB Tethering, Wi-Fi), Send to smartphone, Remote control via smartphone, PC Remote
Playback
Modes Enlarged display mode, Protect, Rating, Shot Mark (Movie), Divider Frame, Crop, Photo Capture
Recording system (movie)
MOVIE RECORDING FORMAT (XAVC HS 4K) 3840 x 2160 (4:2:0, 10bit) (Approx.): 119.88p (200 Mbps), 3840 x 2160 (4:2:0, 10bit) (Approx.): 100p (200 Mbps), 3840 x 2160 (4:2:0, 10bit) (Approx.): 59.94p (150 Mbps/75 Mbps/45 Mbps), 3840 x 2160 (4:2:0, 10bit) (Approx.): 50p (150 Mbps/75 Mbps/45 Mbps), 3840 x 2160 (4:2:0, 10bit) (Approx.): 23.98p (100 Mbps/50 Mbps/30 Mbps), 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit) (Approx.): 119.88p (280 Mbps), 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit) (Approx.): 100p (280 Mbps), 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit) (Approx.): 59.94p (200 Mbps/100 Mbps), 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit) (Approx.): 50p (200 Mbps/100 Mbps), 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit) (Approx.): 23.98p (100 Mbps/50 Mbps)
MOVIE RECORDING FORMAT (XAVC S 4K) 3840 x 2160 (4:2:0, 8bit) (Approx.): 119.88p (200 Mbps), 3840 x 2160 (4:2:0, 8bit) (Approx.): 100p (200 Mbps), 3840 x 2160 (4:2:0, 8bit) (Approx.): 59.94p (150 Mbps), 3840 x 2160 (4:2:0, 8bit) (Approx.): 50p (150 Mbps), 3840 x 2160 (4:2:0, 8bit) (Approx.): 29.97p (100 Mbps/60 Mbps), 3840 x 2160 (4:2:0, 8bit) (Approx.): 25p (100 Mbps/60 Mbps), 3840 x 2160 (4:2:0, 8bit) (Approx.): 23.98p (100 Mbps/60 Mbps), 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit) (Approx.): 119.88p (280 Mbps), 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit) (Approx.): 100p (280 Mbps), 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit) (Approx.): 59.94p (200 Mbps), 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit) (Approx.): 50p (200 Mbps), 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit) (Approx.): 29.97p (140 Mbps), 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit) (Approx.): 25p (140 Mbps), 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit) (Approx.): 23.98p (100 Mbps)
MOVIE RECORDING FORMAT (XAVC S HD) 1920 x 1080 (4:2:0, 8bit) (Approx.): 119.88p (100 Mbps/60 Mbps), 1920 x 1080 (4:2:0, 8bit) (Approx.): 100p (100 Mbps/60 Mbps), 1920 x 1080 (4:2:0, 8bit) (Approx.): 59.94p (50 Mbps/25 Mbps), 1920 x 1080 (4:2:0, 8bit) (Approx.): 50p (50 Mbps/25 Mbps), 1920 x 1080 (4:2:0, 8bit) (Approx.): 29.97p (50 Mbps/16 Mbps), 1920 x 1080 (4:2:0, 8bit) (Approx.): 25p (50 Mbps/16 Mbps), 1920 x 1080 (4:2:0, 8bit) (Approx.): 23.98p (50 Mbps), 1920 x 1080 (4:2:2, 10bit) (Approx.): 59.94p (50 Mbps), 1920 x 1080 (4:2:2, 10bit) (Approx.): 50p (50 Mbps), 1920 x 1080 (4:2:2, 10bit) (Approx.): 29.97p (50 Mbps), 1920 x 1080 (4:2:2, 10bit) (Approx.): 25p (50 Mbps), 1920 x 1080 (4:2:2, 10bit) (Approx.): 23.98p (50 Mbps)
MOVIE RECORDING FORMAT (XAVC S-I 4K) 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit) (Approx.): 59.94p (600 Mbps), 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit) (Approx.): 50p (500 Mbps), 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit) (Approx.): 29.97p (300 Mbps), 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit) (Approx.): 25p (250 Mbps), 3840 x 2160 (4:2:2, 10bit) (Approx.): 23.98p (240 Mbps)
MOVIE RECORDING FORMAT (XAVC S-I HD) 1920 x 1080 (4:2:2, 10bit) (Approx.): 59.94p (222 Mbps), 1920 x 1080 (4:2:2, 10bit) (Approx.): 50p (185 Mbps), 1920 x 1080 (4:2:2, 10bit) (Approx.): 29.97p (111 Mbps), 1920 x 1080 (4:2:2, 10bit) (Approx.): 25p (93 Mbps), 1920 x 1080 (4:2:2, 10bit) (Approx.): 23.98p (89 Mbps)
Power
USB Power Supply Yes (Available with USB Type-C Terminal. USB Power Delivery compatible)
Supplied Battery One rechargeable battery pack NP-FZ100
Battery Life (Still Images) Approx. 400 shots (Viewfinder)/Approx. 530 shots (LCD monitor) (CIPA standard)
Battery Life (Movie, actual recording) Approx. 90 min (Viewfinder)/Approx. 95 min (LCD monitor) (CIPA standard)
Battery Life (Movie, continuous recording) Approx. 145 min (Viewfinder) / Approx. 150 min (LCD monitor) (CIPA standard)
Internal Battery Charge Yes (Available with USB Type-C Terminal. USB Power Delivery compatible)
Power consumption with LCD screen Still images: Approx. 4.8 W (with FE 28-70 mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached), Movies: Approx. 6.8 W (with FE 28-70 mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached)
Accessibility
General
CAMERA TYPE Interchangeable lens digital camera
Lens mount E-mount
Other Features
CLEAR IMAGE ZOOM (STILL IMAGES) Approx. 2x
CLEAR IMAGE ZOOM (MOVIES) Approx. 1.5x (4K), Approx. 2x (HD)

Quick Specs


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  • Type: Lens
  • Mount: Sony Alpha
  • Focal Length: Zoom

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