Sony a7S III Firmware Update 2.00 Adds S-Cinetone Picture Profile

Published: February 25, 2021

Sony a7S III Firmware Update 2.00 S-Cinetone Picture Profile

Sony a7S III Firmware Update 2.00 adds S-Cinetone Picture Profile with the color science used in Sony’s flagship VENICE cinema camera. S-Cinetone delivers natural mid-tones, plus soft colors and gorgeous highlights that are essential to create a cinematic look. The new firmware also includes an update on Active Mode with 5-axis optical in-body stabilization.

Applicable Model


Benefits and Improvements

Adds the P11:S-Cinetone picture profile preset
NOTE: S-Cinetone is a new video look which introduces a color matrix that produces highly regarded skin tones.
Adds support for setting Steady Shot to Active during recording movie with S&Q Frame Rate
NOTE: The Active setting cannot be selected if the S&Q Frame Rate is set to 120fps/100fps or higher.
Improves the overall stability of the camera
NOTE: Refer to the Help Guide for details on all the updated function usage.

Previous Benefits and Improvements Included in this Update

Fixes an issue where FTP transfer could fail when used with some USB-LAN conversion adapters
NOTE: Not all USB-LAN conversion adaptors are guaranteed to operate properly
Improves connection stability of USB tethering when using an iPhone
Currently, the USB tethering function does not support iOS 14
We recommend using a smartphone and USB cable that support USB-PD (USB Power Delivery)
Improves the overall stability of the camera

File Name

ILCE-7SM3 System Software (Firmware) Update Ver.2.00

File Version


Release Date


Download Links

WIN | MAC (Big Sur Not Supported)

Before Updating Firmware Please Read:

Bulletproof Guide to Sony Camera Firmware Updates

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