On the other hand, Sony A7R III has a 42.0MP Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm ) sized BSI-CMOS sensor and features Bionz X processor. Tried my 200-500 Nikon lens and it worked flawlessly with adaptor. I agree it would be more helpful overall in the big picture if DPR spent more time in-depth on cameras like the new Nikon D3500 and similar Canons as well as the genres you mentioned compared to each other and their predecessors. The first thing we need to know is how should we pronounce 'Z'? Check out our gallery of samples to see how it performs. In this buying guide we've rounded-up several great cameras for travel and recommended the best. Below you can see the Z7 and A7R III sensor size comparison. It is quite funny.And the Nikon guys say it's the Sony guys who troll. I had first and 2nd Gen a7, and they were bad. Mirrorless certainly offers some advantages e.g. While the Alpha A7R III features a 3.0-inch tilting touchscreen with a 1,440,000 dot resolution, the Z7's 3.2 … Bye bye Sony and Nikon.. Sony fan boys with awful tattoos on their body, Nikon fan boys that think they take the best pictures and they know nothing.. they make me to throw up..Canon is the King especially in video/film making. Art, please stop polluting the forum with repeated links to the same article from a rival website. Just pick the one that suits your needs. :). The Z7 is Nikon's first foray into the brave new world of full-frame mirrorless cameras, and what an entry it is. I’m curious how it works in low Iight also. Generally, newer sensors will outperform the older. How about Nikon surpassing Sony NOW? So this advantage point of battery life for Sony can be already removed from the list. For all i know, they could make up the majority here, i just don't know. The FT1 electromagnetically pushes the spring open to hold aperture open and that REALLY drained batteries very very quickly. It is way more affordable than FF but offers a huge step up in quality and versatility. The cameras are quite similar in terms of their overall ergonomics, with the Sony A7R IV being my least favorite of the group due to its cluttered menu system and buttons. Which is why I'm tired of listening to all these fanboys wining about how the new Nikon Z is too big to fit in their dainty purses or about Sony being in the FF mirrorless game longer. Sure, D850 and a7Riii are very tempting, and I could just about afford to buy a couple of new bodies and a series of lenses, but for the same price I could spend 2 years travelling around the world, experiencing wonderful places, and taking great shots with my current gear. Sony A7R III View tested lens This particular article/thread is a great example, possibly THE GREATEST example of how DPR likes to "stir the pot" and fuel flame wars. User Interface What's the best camera for travel? Fasten your camera-straps we're in for a bumpy ride. Olympus will continue to do what they've always done - produce small lightweight cameras and lenses that feel comfortable to hold but are fiddly to operate. Shot on Nikon Z 6 3. The way many people comment is that DSLRs like the D850 are already redundant - that only mirrorless can take good pictures. It is super great to see that Nikon has put the effort to make a really great camera...and Nikon has clearly benefited from Sony's extraordinary development efforts. 3800$ for a prosumer. But I have a sneaky feeling I might just end up sticking with my DSLRs. It includes additional camera support, fixes, improvements and Apple M1 compatibility. I own a Sony and I think the Nikons look awesome. I don't wanna pay $3,400 for a little bit better than $500 ergonomics is my whole point. The point about "native lens offering" to be better at Sony is also questionable at best because we will see how good the FTZ-Adapter performs with tons of existing Nikon AF-S lenses. And the new Panasonic FF? @pwillyNikon uses customized Sony sensor to according their needs and fabrication is done by Sony. ... Nikon Z7. 1. The small difference in sensors between the Nikon Z7 and the Sony a7R III is the pixel image resolution and thus pixel size. You know what costs way less than the Z6 that is worlds better? As for Sony a9, the only cameras it is up against are the Nikon D5 and the Canon 1Dxii. I think both Nikon will be great. A highly-specified and super-versatile camera might be "best", but if in practice it is uncomfortable to hold or difficult to operate, it's not going to help anyone take better photographs. I say the prices of nikon Mirrorless are too expensive vs Canon R7, sony, because Z7 is not comparable with sony A9 but only with A7 R2 and the price of sony is only 2000$, and the price of canon R7 is almost 2000 $. Wow, i didn't see a screw-drive connector on the FTZ. The z7 and Z6 make me laughing, Timely article ;-) https://www.imaging-resource.com/news/2018/08/30/its-way-too-early-to-compare-the-nikon-z7-to-the-sony-a7r-iii, "...already we’re seeing articles by what should be respected outlets comparing these new Nikon mirrorless cameras to Sony’s Alpha series.". Let's be REALLY HONEST. When we look at the available lenses for these two cameras, we see that Sony A7R III has an advantage over Nikon Z7 There are 127 lenses for Sony A7R III's Sony E mount, on the other hand there are only 18 lenses for Nikon Z7's Nikon Z lens mount. RoyalMajesty - I love the ergos of my 5DS and 5DMkiv although both are a bit too heavy when carting an outfit around in a rucksack. Nikon has a clear winner. @DPFranz "Once there are more Z mount lenses, ", "if Sony is still using the current smaller mount". Without them, they would still be stuck making 24MP DSLRs lol. Lets talk reality.. sadly even the Mark IIIs are suffering AF and banding issues. Handling #3 In third place weâre giving it to the Sony a7R III. Canons with the Magic Lantern are very close to cinematic video since almost 10 years ago. I'm surprised no one really chats about some great internal software stuff going on with the Nikon compared to Sony. At a high level, both models offer the maximum resolution within their respective product lines, with the Z7 capturing 45.7MP while the a7R III captures 42MP. Wish you a nice weekend over in Hollywood . ), MILC is a real advantage if the awful ergonomics don't overshadow the benefits and actually wind up costing shots. But such a striking similarity between a $3,400 body and $500ish body is pretty unforgivable. In all honesty, high resolution sensors are often limited by the optical quality of the glass they sit behind. "Nikon's Z7 is often called a D850 in mirrorless form." Nikon has produced the best mirrorless camera it believes it can make right now, that will handle more-or-less like a mini-D850. Do you want to say something, for sure you will receive an angry and/or offensive post in answer. There's even no a reason to compare.Nikon made nothing yet to compare with SONY. Nikon has finally announced its first full-frame mirrorless camera, the Z7, and it probably won't come as any surprise that it's poised to take on the current high resolution mirrorless king: the a7R III. Find out which is better and their overall performance in the camera ranking. vs. Sony Alpha a7 III. Its a fantastic camera, period. As you can see, each camera and camera system has its pros and cons. Canon's lens lineup was leaked and it looks better than Sony and Nikon. So what happened to the great Sony DSLR's? in the near future, the IQ it promises will swallow the competition. I can almost do that with a D810. For Nikon it cuts down a LOT on costs, payroll, and maintaining machinery. Related posts: Top 10 NikonRumors posts for October 2018 Is Nikon failing? I would take redundancy any day over speed. Sexiest 35mm/FF camera of all-time for me would probably be the Nikon F5, FM2n or FA. Because that's the only way Nikon will surpass them. If you're just talking about lenses that no one actually wants to buy then yawn. I don't care how good the IQ is, they are simply very inefficient as a tool. The R looks like a bad attempt to minituarise a 6D2 but with very odd control positioning, designed to confuse muscle memory. :). I'd probably choose the Sony a7Riii over the Nikon Z7, for a variety of reasons, although the Nikon has better ergonomics and a better EVF, the Sony apparently beats it in most other areas. It's a very smart Nikon ad step but we are adult not to play the game. Below you can see the front view size comparison of Nikon Z7 and Sony A7R III. The Nikon Z7 performs a whole lot better with over 1000 shots per battery charge in real life. To Nikon fans with a lot of money to spend, the Nikon probably appeals. Oh lord.... now, in addition to the mythical "colors", "menus" and "feels like a computer" we have the mythical "mount". For example, the image sensor testing company DxOMark gave both the Nikon D850 and the Sony A7R III an identical score of 100. The Nikon Z7 is a little less resolution than the A7R IV and the Z6 has a lot less. But that's it, and honestly, the low light and even the actual achieved resolution of this camera are better than any professional camera of say five years earlier. How many drugs were needed to make that snobby, arrogant and ignorant statement? Image Quality. Otherwise, forget brand loyalty. DxO PhotoLab 4.0 launched in October. So, I'm afraid that there is no real information here. Mainly because there is no reason for it not to, particularly with Nikon planning this integration from the start. So what is the problem? In many cases Sony Semi wins. I'm sue it will be a great camera. So when were reviewing your photos and you zoomed in, did it look really sharp? vs. Sony a7R IV. Point and shoot cameras are dead as an industry and there is genuine concern that MFT and APS-C sizes could be next. If you want a pro Nikon you'll need a D850 or D5. But not every photographer needs these features, and the Z 7 delivers image quality that’s every bit as good at the A7R III while being distinctly more pleasant to use. nikon is just greedy. Art, how about the Nikon 1 sales; you probably have some data proving they outsell the Sony RX too. I am not talking for fun, home videos obviously. Even though the Z's ergos aren't much better than Sony's, i may still get one so i can dump my 7RM2, and not also have to carry a DSLR on mostly manual-focus-lens shoots. Why not. Man, the Z and D3500 had BETTER NOT be a preview of ergonomics to come in Nikon's high-end DSLRs! This is your chance to have a say in which of this year's products was the best. I have no doubt the Sony A9 is a fine camera - though DP Review's summary states: "Not so good for Landscape and studio photographers for whom resolution and dynamic range are important considerations". Most of the differences tilt slightly in Nikon’s favor, likely for the same reason. The A7R III is less expensive. Same as hiring a caterer for the wedding. The current cameras are not meant for pros. Due to the lack of a mirror and pentaprism, the mirrorless camera can be a lot smaller and thinner. For example, 58/0.95 will come for $3,000 with a weight 2kg. The 'Henri' Cinematographer's handle comes in two models — L-PL and L-LPL — and features a foldable grip that has built-in buttons for controlling recording right from the handle. Plus, now in light of the Z7's poor AF even vs. Sony (which is poor to very poor vs. Nikon DSLRs), it's extremely likely that adapted Canon AF lenses on the Z7 will not perform well, and certainly not on par with Canon bodies. The bride and groom are not going to ask the caterer if he uses stainless steel or nonstick to cook the food. At least in terms of the quality of the product. @Art Photography-did you read my whole post? The a7R III is a really small camera, just like its predecessors. This is the first Goal, the next would be to compete against Sony in the NewComer-Group (Z6s, Z7s, ...) . vs. Sony a7R IV. The Nikon Nikon Z6 is the same as the Nikon Z7 except for free-run frame rate and resolution. @jizzy32 Ha, I'm all for preferring the two card slot camera as I have stated my stance on the matter here.....but let's be real about it. I would use some of the FF lenses though. 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DxOMark is a benchmark that scientifically assesses image quality of camera sensors. The Canon mirrorless is less good, but will have more interesting lenses available immediately... well, i'm afraid the nikkor 24-70mm f4 S will soon DESTROY optically and IQ-wise that poor sony zoom. Today was in a store and had the fortune of trying both the Z7 and the A7RIII, both with their respective 24-70 lenses. Yes they are smaller but sitting at a desk all day for work I have no problem in taking the D850 out with a telephoto lens at 60 years old. Share. Batteries and Media 4. So it may be slow going for Nikon for a while, as it was for Sony before there were a lot of good E mount lenses. All this helped to create an intollerable atmosphere were fanboys shout to each other instead making any wise/helfpful conversation respecting each other opinions. Even their prices come in at a similar point: the a7R III has an MSRP of $3200 while the Z7 has an MSRP for $3400. And really, also an FTZ3 with a screwdrive motor to AF D lenses. I would love to have one as a second camera next to my D850. Now if you talk about specs what you can see here is the second personality says Nikon is having the same specifications as the Sony camera but is not in any way better. more pro-orientated and more 5D-esque body at a later date, but everything they've launched since the 5DS has been a disappointment to me. Do you read and write on websites that are not made in your mother tonge? Are you trying to be the next "Thoughts R Us"? If the adapter is really good, conversion will be relatively painless. Find out which is better and their overall performance in the camera ranking. "Pop!" In this review, we will be comparing Z7 and A7R III, two Pro Mirrorless cameras from Nikon and Sony. FtZ in mind, Nikon users will switch and adopt ealy (and adapt). 100% sure. That would be great! They may possibly launch a larger. Nikon has produced the best mirrorless camera it believes it can make right now, that will handle more-or-less like a mini-D850. At some point, 'handling' has to be defined, otherwise it's just as subjective and nebulous a term as 'better'. ... as you can see in this quick side-by-side comparison of JPEGs shot on the 42MP Sony a7R III and the newly released 61MP Sony a7R … Lol, still better than Sony's but that's not saying anything. I'm desperate to be done with Sony once and for all. These capable cameras should be solid and well-built, have both speed and focus for capturing fast action and offer professional-level image quality. It seems that my only option is to wait until a fully functional RF to FX adaptor becomes available, and then use a Z7 with my Canon glass, at least in the short term. I also think the real challenger for Sony is going to be Panasonic, not Nikon or Canon. Re: Nikon Z7 Image Quality vs D850, Canon EOS R, Sony a7R III In reply to rockjano â¢ 8 months ago Good review that certainly puts that banding non-issue in perspective. The Canon and Nikon customer base is much bigger compared to Sony with 13% overall market share. Tried the Z7 to day. 46 MP Sounds like a hurt fan. It's easy to take things personally in a place like this. Im sorry if I hurted your feelings. Nikon Z7 and Sony A7R III Specifications Comparison. :). Of course, the a7R III is no slouch when it comes to dynamic range, either, performing similarly to the D850 despite having a base ISO of 100 and receiving a bit less light. Video 7. Canon users... idk, they may find it better to switch to Sony and use their lenses, but this is about religious views, so you may or may not care about Canon bodies. Ten years or so ago I stood in a camera shop with a D300 in one hand and an A700 in the other - and bought the Sony. 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