Winner: Sony a7S III
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Winner: Sony a7S III

Instead of chasing headline specs, Sony told us its priorities for the a7S III centered around reliability. In that spirit, it stuck with a 12MP sensor to capture native 4K, but its an all-new BSI sensor with dual gain architecture and fast rolling shutter performance. As a result, the camera can capture 4K/60p using the full width of its sensor, and up to 4K/120p with a slight (1.1x) crop, all in 4:2:2 10-bit color.

The a7S III also benefits from updated codecs, including a new All-I 'intra-frame' option, 16-bit Raw video output over HDMI, and dual-twin card slots that support both SD and CFexpress Type A. It's also the first a7-series camera to feature a fully articulating screen in addition to Sony's class-leading AF system, and it can record 4-channel audio with a new XLR adapter. the a7S III's biggest drawback is that it's stuck at 12MP for stills. Native 4K may result in slightly less detail than the oversampled video found on competitors, but it's still the most impressive stills/video hybrid we've seen this year unless you really need more than 4K resolution.

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