Sony has introduced the FX3. As expected, the digicam is actually an A7S III with options from the corporate’s Cinema line crammed right into a physique that appears just like the A7C. Its backside-illuminated full-frame sensor has an efficient decision of 10.2-megapixel when taking pictures video and 15 stops of dynamic vary.
The FX3 can shoot 4K footage with 10-bit 4:2:2 shade sampling internally or output 16-bit RAW video over its full-sized HDMI port. 8K isn’t on the desk, however the FX3 can nonetheless seize 4K video at 120 frames per second and 1080p video at as much as 240 frames per second and also you get entry to the corporate’s S-Cinetone shade profile. Sony has additionally included an energetic cooling system contained in the digicam that it says allows the FX3 to shot video for as much as 13 hours uninterrupted.
Different headline options embrace in-body stabilization you possibly can mix with an Lively software program mode for much more shake discount, twin CFexpress card slots and loads of mounting factors to connect any equipment you may want. It should additionally include an included deal with that options XLR/TRS connections and a 3.5mm headphone jack for audio monitoring. One factor you gained’t discover on the FX3 is built-in ND filters. That’s a characteristic that’s widespread on a majority of these cameras. Sony advised TechRadar it didn’t embrace them to make the FX3 as compact as attainable.
The FX3 will price $3,900 when it turns into accessible in mid-March. That makes it dearer than the A7S III, however considerably extra inexpensive than opponents just like the $5,500 C70 from Canon and plenty of of Sony’s personal Cinema line cameras.