Welcome to my Sony FX3 (ILME-FX3) resource page. Here you will find the latest firmware version for the FX3, user guides, FAQs, product images, accessories guide and memory card guide.
Sony FX3 Guides
Sony FX3 Overview
The Sony FX3 was announced on February 23rd, 2021. It marks the entry point to Sony’s Cinema Line of video cameras but wears Sony’s Alpha branding, it’s positioned between the Sony FX6 and the Sony a7S III.
The FX3 makes use of the same 12MP full-frame BSI-CMOS sensor that you’ll find in the a7S III and also offers the same UHD 4K capabilities, including 60p capture from the full sensor width and 4K/120p with a slight crop.
You’ll also find the same choice of bitrates and codecs from the a7S III, so you’ll get 10-bit 4:2:2 in a choice of XAVC HS (H.265) or XAVC S (H.264) with matching bitrates. It can also shoot XAVC S-I, an All-I H.264 format.
- 12.1MP Full-Frame CMOS Exmor R Sensor
- UHD 4K up to 120 | 1080p up to 240
- Compact Form for Cage-Free Operation
- 10-Bit 4:2:2 XAVC S-I,16-Bit Raw Output
- S-Cinetone/S-Log3/HLG, 15+ Stops DR
- Detachable 2 x XLR/TRS Adapter Handle
- Phase Detection AF/Face Tracking/Eye AF
- 80 to 409,600 Expanded ISO Range
- Dual CFexpress Type A/SDXC Card Slots
Sony FX3 FAQs
The Sony FX3 was announced on on February 23rd, 2021.
The Sony FX3 supports Sony E-mount lenses. For a complete list of supported lenses please visit my Sony E-Mount Lenses Guide.
The FX3 has two media slots and these are compatible with CFexpress Type A cards as well as SDXC/SDHC cards supporting UHS-I and UHS-II speed classes.
Sony NP-FZ100 battery.
Yes. The Sony FX3 is a full-frame 35mm camera.
Sony claim that the FX3 is dust and moisture resistant, they don’t claim that it is fully waterproof. Therefore it’s advisable to use a cover if shooting for prolonged periods in wet weather.
715 g (1 lb 9.3 oz) (with battery and memory card included), 640 g (1 lb 6.6 oz) (body only)