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Sony FX3 Cinema Full Frame Cinema Camera

by Sony
$3,899.95
SKU 68475
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Sony's FX3 Cinema Line camera brings the visions of passionate content creators to life. Cinematic expression is matched with reliable performance and streamlined operation to serve the needs of today's creative community. Compact and lightweight, it's easy to carry and handle
Glazer's SKU 68475
Manufacturer Sony
MFG SKU ILMEFX3
Features

Up to 4K 120p1 10-bit 4:2:2 and full pixel readout in all rec. modes 

Compact cage free design w/ ¼”-20 mounting points and XLR top handle 

 Uninterrupted4 4K 60p rec. w/ cooling fan for effective heat sink 

XLR on top handle, digital MI shoe and 3.5mm jack audio options 

Direct Iris, ISO and Shutter exposure control, optimized for video 

Real-time Eye-AF5 and Real-time AF tracking for movie shooting 

5-axis in-body image stabilization with selectable Active mode

Designed for movie shooting including Zoom lever and Tally lights 

ISO2 up to 409,600 w/ low noise even at higher ISO 

Incredible autofocus w/ 627 phase detection AF points, 89% coverage

7x adjustable AF Transition Speeds, 5x AF Subject Shift Sensitivity 

Up to 4K 120p1 in XAVC S, XAVC HS (Long GOP) and XAVC S-I (All-I) 

Picture Profiles including S-Cinetone, HLG8 and S-Log 2 & 3 

10 in-camera customizable Creative Looks for stills and movies 

16-bit RAW movie output up to 4K 60p via HDMI Type-A connector9 

Fast readout for high frame rates, fast AF, minimal rolling shutter 

Dual card slots, both compatible with CFexpress Type A and SDXC/SDHC 

Rigid magnesium alloy body w/ dust and moisture resistant sealing

Smallest Cinema Line camera optimized for solo movie shooting 

12.1MP JPEG, RAW and HEIF still image options up to 10fps with AF/AE 

Fast BIONZ XR processing engine delivers 8x more processing power

Visible Light and IR Sensor improves WB accuracy in artificial light 

No 29m 50s continuous recording limit for movie shooting 

Imaging Edge mobile application13 for camera control and file transfer 

Mobile tethering for LTE 4/5 G live streaming and FTP data transfer 

SuperSpeed USB-C with power delivery14 and Ethernet wired LAN

High-speed 2.4 and 5GHz Wi-Fi16 / FTP transfer and wireless PC remote

3” flip-out, vari-angle LCD monitor w/ touch menu and controls 

New menu layout w/ intuitive 3 level structure and touch navigation 

Long Z-battery life extendable via USB Type C with Power Delivery

E-Mount maximized with 59 Sony E-Mount lenses (as of Feb 2021)

In The Box

SUPPLIED ACCESSORIESAccessory shoe cap, Accessory shoe kit, Battery Charger BC-QZ1,

Body cap, Handle shoe cap, Power cord, Rechargeable Battery NP-FZ100,USB-A to USB-C cable

(USB 3.2), XLR handle unit

Product Specs
General Camera Type Interchangeable lens digital camera
General Lens Mount E-mount
Size & Weight (Approx.) Weight (main unit only) 715 g (1 lb 9.3 oz) (with battery and memory card included), 640 g (1 lb 6.6 oz) (body only)
Size & Weight (Approx.) Weight (including supplied accessories) 1.015 kg (2 lb 3.8 oz) (with XLR Handle, battery pack, SD card)
Size & Weight (Approx.) Dimensions (W x H x D)  129.7 mm x 77.8 mm x 84.5 mm (5 1/8 x 3 1/8 x 3 3/8 inches)  (body without protrusions)
Power Power Consumption [Movie] Approx. 7.3W (with FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached)
Power Power Consumption [Still image]  Approx. 3.4W (with FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached)
Power Battery Operating Time Approx. 95 min (Actual recording, CIPA standard) [[F_DX0003]]
Power Battery Operating Time Approx. 135 min(Continuous recording, CIPA standard)
Power Battery Operating Time Approx. 600 shots (LCD monitor) (Still image, CIPA standard)
Operation Operating Temperature 0 to 40 degrees C
Operation Operating Temperature 32 to 104 degrees F
Operation Storage Temperature -20 to +60 degrees C
Operation Storage Temperature -4 to +140 degrees F
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) [XAVC S-I 4K]
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) XAVC S-I 4K 59.94p,
600Mbps 4:2:2 10bit,
MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) XAVC S-I 4K 50p,
500Mbps 4:2:2 10bit,
MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) XAVC S-I 4K 29.97p,
300Mbps 4:2:2 10bit,
MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) XAVC S-I 4K 25p,
250Mbps 4:2:2 10bit,
MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) XAVC S-I 4K 23.98p,
240Mbps 4:2:2 10bit,
MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) [XAVC S-I HD]
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) XAVC S-I HD 59.94p
222Mbps 4:2:2 10bit
MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) XAVC S-I HD 50p
185Mbps 4:2:2 10bit
MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) XAVC S-I HD 29.97p
111Mbps 4:2:2 10bit
MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) XAVC S-I HD 25p
93Mbps 4:2:2 10bit
MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) XAVC S-I HD 23.98p
89Mbps 4:2:2 10bit
MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) [XAVC S 4K]
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) XAVC S 4K 59.94p
200Mbps 4:2:2 10bit
MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) XAVC S 4K 50p
150Mbps 4:2:2 10bit
MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) XAVC S 4K 29.97p/25p
140Mbps 4:2:2 10bit
MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) XAVC S 4K 23.98p
100Mbps 4:2:2 10bit
MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) XAVC S 4K 29.97p/25p/23.98p
100Mbps 4:2:0 8bit
MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) XAVC S 4K 29.97p/25p/23.98p
60Mbps 4:2:0 8bit
MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) XAVC S 4K 119.88p/100p
280Mbps 4:2:2 10bit
MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) XAVC S 4K 119.88p/100p
200Mbps 4:2:0 8bit
MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) [XAVC S HD]
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) XAVC S HD 59.94p/50p/29.97p/25p/23.98p
50Mbps 4:2:2 10bit
MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) XAVC S HD 59.94p/50p/29.97p/25p/23.98p
50Mbps 4:2:0 8bit
MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) XAVC S HD 59.94p/50p
25Mbps 4:2:0 8bit
MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) XAVC HD 29.97p/25p
16Mbps 4:2:0 8bit
MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) XAVC S HD 119.88p/100p
100Mbps 4:2:0 8bit
MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) XAVC S HD 119.88p/100p
60Mbps 4:2:0 8bit
MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) [XAVC HS 4K]
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) XAVC HS 4K 59.94p/50p
200Mbps 4:2:2 10bit
MPEG-H HEVC / H.265
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) XAVC HS 4K 59.94p/50p
150Mbps 4:2:0 10bit
MPEG-H HEVC / H.265
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) XAVC HS 4K 59.94p/50p/23.98p
100Mbps 4:2:2 10bit
MPEG-H HEVC / H.265
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) XAVC HS 4K 59.94p/50p
75Mbps 4:2:0 10bit
MPEG-H HEVC / H.265
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) XAVC HS 4K 59.94p/50p
45Mbps 4:2:0 10bit
MPEG-H HEVC / H.265
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) XAVC HS 4K 23.98p
100Mbps 4:2:0 10bit
MPEG-H HEVC / H.265
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) XAVC HS 4K 23.98p
50Mbps 4:2:2 10bit
MPEG-H HEVC / H.265
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) XAVC HS 4K 23.98p
50Mbps 4:2:0 10bit
MPEG-H HEVC / H.265
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) XAVC HS 4K 23.98p
30Mbps 4:2:0 10bit
MPEG-H HEVC / H.265
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) XAVC HS 4K 119.88p/100p
280Mbps 4:2:2 10bit
MPEG-H HEVC / H.265
Recording (video) Recording Format (Video) XAVC HS 4K 119.88p/100p
200Mbps 4:2:0 10bit
MPEG-H HEVC / H.265
Recording (video) Recording Format (Audio) LPCM 2ch(48kHz 16bit), LPCM 2ch(48kHz 24bit), LPCM 4ch(48kHz 24bit), MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
Recording (video) Recording Frame Rate [XAVC S-I 4K]3840x2160/59.94P, 50P, 29.97P, 23.98P, 25P  [XAVC S-I HD]1920x1080/59.94P, 50P, 29.97P, 23.98P, 25P  [XAVC S 4K]3840x2160/119.88p,100p,59.94P, 50P, 29.97P, 23.98P, 25P  [XAVC S HD]1920x1080/119.88p,100p,59.94P, 50P, 29.97P, 23.98P, 25P  [XAVC HS 4K]3840x2160/119.88p,100p,59.94P, 50P, 29.97P, 23.98P, 25P
Recording (video) Recording/Playback Time [XAVC S-I 4K]
Recording (video) Recording/Playback Time XAVC S-I 4K 59.94p/50p
When using CEA-G160T (160 GB)
Approx. 25 minutes
When using CEA-G80T (80GB)
Approx. 10 minutes
Recording (video) Recording/Playback Time [XAVC S-I HD]
Recording (video) Recording/Playback Time XAVC S-I HD 59.94p/50p
When using CEA-G160T (160 GB)
Approx. 75 minutes
When using CEA-G80T (80GB)
Approx. 35 minutes
Recording (video) Recording/Playback Time [XAVC S 4K]
Recording (video) Recording/Playback Time XAVC S 4K 59.94p/50p 200M
When using CEA-G160T (160 GB)
Approx. 85 minutes
When using CEA-G80T (80GB)
Approx. 40 minutes
Recording (video) Recording/Playback Time XAVC S 4K 59.94p/50p 150M
When using CEA-G160T (160 GB)
Approx. 110 minutes
When using CEA-G80T (80GB)
Approx. 55 minutes
Recording (video) Recording/Playback Time [XAVC S HD]
Recording (video) Recording/Playback Time XAVC S HD 59.94p/50p 50M
When using CEA-G160T (160 GB)
Approx. 310 minutes
When using CEA-G80T (80GB)
Approx. 150 minutes
Recording (video) Recording/Playback Time XAVC S HD 59.94p/50p 25M
When using CEA-G160T (160 GB)
Approx. 550 minutes
When using CEA-G80T (80GB)
Approx. 210 minutes
Recording (video) Recording/Playback Time [XAVC HS 4K]
Recording (video) Recording/Playback Time XAVC HS 4K 59.94p/50p 200M
When using CEA-G160T (160 GB)
Approx. 85 minutes
When using CEA-G80T (80GB)
Approx. 40 minutes
Recording (video) Recording/Playback Time XAVC HS 4K 59.94p/50p 150M
When using CEA-G160T (160 GB)
Approx. 110 minutes
When using CEA-G80T (80GB)
Approx. 55 minutes
Recording (video) Recording/Playback Time XAVC HS 4K 59.94p/50p 100M
When using CEA-G160T (160 GB)
Approx. 170 minutes
When using CEA-G80T (80GB)
Approx. 80 minutes
Recording (video) Recording/Playback Time XAVC HS 4K 59.94p/50p 75M
When using CEA-G160T (160 GB)
Approx. 220 minutes
When using CEA-G80T (80GB)
Approx. 100 minutes
Recording (video) Recording/Playback Time XAVC HS 4K 59.94p/50p 45M
When using CEA-G160T (160 GB)
Approx. 340 minutes
When using CEA-G80T (80GB)
Approx. 160 minutes
Recording (video) Recording Format (Proxy Audio) XAVC Proxy: AAC-LC, 128kbps kbps, 2 channels
Recording (video) Recording Format (Proxy Video) [XAVC HS HD]
MPEG-H HEVC/H.265
1920x1080 4:2:0 10bit 16Mbps
1920x1080 4:2:0 10bit 9Mbps
[XAVC S HD]
MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
1280x720 4:2:0 8bit 6Mbps
Recording (video) RAW Output HDMI:4264 x 2408 (60p / 50p / 30p / 25p / 24p), 16bit
Other video function Video functions Audio Level Display
Other video function Video functions Audio Rec Level
Other video function Video functions TC/UB
Other video function Video functions Creative Look
Other video function Video functions Gamma Display Assist
Other video function Video functions PAL/NTSC Selector
Recording (Still) Recording format JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver. 2.32, MPF Baseline compliant), HEIF (MPEG-A MIAF compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 4.0 format compliant)
Recording (Still) Image size (pixels) [3:2] 35mm full frame L: 4240 x 2832 (12M), M: 2768 x 1848 (5.1M), S: 2128 x 1416 (3.0M)APS-C  L: 2768 x 1848 (5.1M), M: 2128 x 1416 (3.0M), S: 1376 x 920 (1.3M)
Recording (Still) Image size (pixels) [4:3] 35mm full frame L: 3776 x 2832 (11M), M: 2464 x 1848 (4.6M), S: 1888 x 1416 (2.7M)APS-C  L: 2464 x 1848 (4.6M), M: 1888 x 1416 (2.7M), S: 1232 x 920 (1.1M)
Recording (Still) Image size (pixels) [16:9] 35mm full frame L: 4240 x 2384 (10M), M: 2768 x 1560 (4.3M), S: 2128 x 1200 (2.6M)APS-C  L: 2768 x 1560 (4.3M), M: 2128 x 1200 (2.6M), S: 1376 x 776 (1.1M)
Recording (Still) Image size (pixels) [1:1] 35mm full frame L: 2832 x 2832 (8M), M: 1840 x 1840 (3.4M), S: 1408 x 1408 (2.0M)APS-C  L: 1840 x 1840 (3.4M), M: 1408 x 1408 (2.0M), S: 912 x 912 (0.8M)
Camera Section Imaging Device (Type) 35mm full frame (35.6 x 23.8 mm), Exmor R CMOS sensor
Camera Section Number of pixels (effective) Movie: Approx. 10.2 megapixels, Still image: Approx. 12.1 megapixels
Camera Section Number of pixels (total) Approx. 12.9 megapixels
Camera Section ISO Sensitivity [Movie] ISO 80-102400 equivalent (Expandable to ISO 409600), AUTO (ISO 80-12800, selectable lower limit and upper limit), [Still image] ISO 80-102400 (Expandable to ISO 40- 409600),  AUTO (ISO 80-12800, selectable lower limit and upper limit), 
Camera Section Shutter Speed [Movie] 1/8000 to 1/4 (1/3 steps), up to 1/60 in AUTO mode (up to 1/30 in Auto slow shutter mode), [Still image] 1/8000 to 30 sec, Bulb
Camera Section Slow and Quick Motion Function [XAVC S-I 4K / XAVC S 4K / XAVC HS 4K]
NTSC mode: 1fps,2fps,4fps,8fps,15fps,30fps,60fps,120fps[[F_DX0004]],
PAL mode:
1fps,2fps,3fps,6fps,12fps,25fps,50fps,100fps[[F_DX0004]]
Camera Section Slow and Quick Motion Function [XAVC S-I HD / XAVC S HD]NTSC mode: 1fps,2fps,4fps,8fps,15fps,30fps,60fps,120fps,240fps[[F_DX0004]]
PAL mode: 1fps,2fps,3fps,6fps,12fps,25fps,50fps,100fps,200fps[[F_DX0004]]
Camera Section White Balance Auto / Daylight / Shade / Cloudy / Incandescent / Fluorescent / Flash / Underwater / Color Temperature (2500 to 9900K) & color filter / Custom
Camera Section Gamma Curve Off / PP1-PP10, Parameters: Black level, Gamma (Movie, Still, Cine1-4, ITU709, ITU709 [800%], S-Log2, S-Log3, HLG, HLG1-3), Black Gamma, Knee, Color Mode, Saturation, Color Phase, Color Depth, Detail, Copy, Reset
Camera Section Latitude 15+ stop (S-Log3)
Focus System Type Fast Hybrid AF (phase-detection AF / contrast-detection AF)
Focus System Focus point [Movie] 627 points, [Still image] 35mm full frame: 759 points (phase-detection AF)
Focus System Sensitivity range EV-6 to EV20 (ISO100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)
Focus System Focus mode [Movie] AF-C, MF [Still image] AF-A (Automatic AF), AF-S (Single-shot AF), AF-C (Continuous AF), DMF (Direct Manual Focus), Manual Focus
Focus System Focus area [Movie] Wide / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot / Expanded Flexible Spot [Still image] Wide / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot / Expanded Flexible Spot / Tracking
Focus System Other focus features Eye AF ([Movie] Human (Right/Left Eye Select, [Still image] Human (Right/Left Eye Select) / Animal,)
Focus System Other focus features [Movie] AF Subj. Shift Sensitivity
Focus System Other focus features  [Movie] AF Transition Speed
Focus System Other focus features Face detection (Face Priority in AF
Focus System Other focus features Face Priority in Multi Metering
Focus System Other focus features Regist. Faces Priority)
Focus System Other focus features Focus Magnifier (35mm full frame: 2.1x / 4.1x APS-C: 1.5x / 3.0x)
Exposure Control Metering sensitivity EV-3 to EV20 (at ISO100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)
Exposure Control Exposure Modes [Movie] Programmed AE (P) / Aperture priority (A) / Shutter-speed priority (S) / Manual (M) / Flexible Exp. Mode  
Exposure Control Exposure Modes  [Sill images] Programmed AE (P) / Aperture priority (A) / Shutter-speed priority (S) / Manual (M)
Playback Playback functions Index view
Playback Playback functions Folder selection (Date / Still / Movie)
Playback Playback functions Photo capture 
Playback Playback functions 4Ch audio monitoring 
Playback Playback functions Auto Review (stills)
Playback Playback functions Image orientation (stills)
Playback Playback functions Protect (stills)
Playback Playback functions Rating (stills)
Playback Playback functions Display as Group (stills)
Interface Audio Input 3.5 mm Stereo minijack, XLR handle: [INPUT1][INPUT2] XLR/TRS-type 3-pin(female) (x2), line/mic/mic +48V selectable, Mic Reference -40 to -60 dBu / [INPUT3] 3.5 mm Stereo minijack)
Interface USB Terminal USB Type-C (x1, SuperSpeed USB 5Gbps (USB 3.2) compatible), Multi/Micro USB (x1)
Interface Headphone Output 3.5 mm Stereo minijack
Interface Speaker Output Built-in, monaural
Interface HDMI Output HDMI connector (Type-A
Interface HDMI Output  YCbCr 4:2:2 10bit / RGB 8bit
Interface Multi Interface Shoe With Digital Audio Interface
Monitoring LCD 7.5cm (3.0-type), Approx. 1.44M dots, touch panel, 
Monitoring LCD Opening Angle:Approx. 176 deg., Rotation Angle:Approx. 270 deg.
Built-in Microphone Built-in Microphone Built-in, stereo
Media Type CFexpress Type A / SD card (x2), Simult. Rec, Sort, Auto Switch Media, Copy
File System File System FAT12, 16, 32, exFAT
Zoom Zoom Function Zoom ring rotate 
Zoom Zoom Function Clear Image Zoom ([Movie] Approx. 1.5x (4K)
Zoom Zoom Function Approx. 2x (HD) [Still image] Approx. 2x ) 
Zoom Zoom Function Digital zoom ([Movie] 35mm full frame: approx. 4x APS-C: approx. 4x
Zoom Zoom Function [Still image] 35mm full frame: L: approx. 4x
Zoom Zoom Function M: approx. 6.1x
Zoom Zoom Function S: approx. 8xAPS-C: L: approx. 4x, M:approx. 5.2x, S: approx. 8x), 
Zoom Zoom Function Smart zoom ([Still image] 35mm full frame: M: approx. 1.5x, S: approx. 2xAPS-C: M:approx. 1.3x, S: approx. 2x)
Still image function Shutter Mechanical shutter / Electronic shutter
Still image function Drive modes Single Shooting, Continuous shooting (Hi+/Hi/Mid/Lo selectable), Self-timer, Self-timer (Cont.), Bracket: Single, Bracket: Cont., White Balance bracket, DRO bracket
Still image function Continuous shooting speed  Hi+: 10 fps, Hi: 8 fps, Mid: 6 fps, Lo: 3 fps
Still image function Noise reduction Long exposure NR: On/Off, available at shutter speeds longer than 1 sec., High ISO NR: Normal / Low / Off
Still image function Flash control Sony α System Flash compatible with Multi Interface Shoe, attach the shoe adaptor for flash compatible with Auto-lock accessory shoe, Flash sync speed 1/125 sec
Still image function Other still image function Electronic Front Shutter Curtain
Still image function Other still image function Silent Shooting
Still image function Other still image function Anti-flicker Shoot.[[F_DX0005]]
Image Stabilization Type Image Sensor-Shift mechanism with 5-axis compensation (Compensation depends on lens specifications)
Image Stabilization Mode [Movie] Active / Standard / Off, [Still image] On / Off 
Image Stabilization Compensation Effect (still images) 5.5 stops (based on CIPA standard. Pitch/yaw shake only. With Planar T* FE 50mm F1.4 ZA lens mounted. Long exposure NR off.)
Custom Function Custom Function Custom key settings, My Menu, My Dial Settings
Lens Compensation Lens Compensation Peripheral Shading, Chromatic Aberration, Distortion
Wi-Fi/NFC Supported Format IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac 
Wi-Fi/NFC Frequency Band 2.4GHz band/5GHz bandwidth[[F_DX0006]]
Wi-Fi/NFC Security WEP/WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK
Wi-Fi/NFC NFC NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible
Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth Standard Ver. 5.0 (2.4GHz band))
FTP Transfer FTP Transfer FTP Transfer Func. (Wired LAN (USB-LAN), USB Tethering, Wi-Fi)
Supplied Accessories Supplied Accessories Rechargeable Battery NP-FZ100; Battery Charger BC-QZ1; Power cord; XLR handle unit; Accessory shoe kit; Body cap; Accessory shoe cap; Handle shoe cap; USB-A to USB-C cable (USB 3.2)