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Right now I’m using a Nikon D750. I’m not heavily invested into the system (24-120mm f/4, 50mm f1.8 and a Tamron 70-300 f/4-5.6) and I really only shoot stills. I want to go mirrorless but not Nikon.  I also live hours away from any kind of city that has a camera store. 
I’m torn between the A6600 and the A7III.  Would I be happy with the A6600 with the 16-55 f/2.8 or the A7III with the Sony/Zeiss 24-70 f/4?  I know happiness is subjective yada yada. But any insight would be great. Thanks!

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Have you considered the A7C? It has the compactness of the A6600 and the fullframe sensor of the A7III.

Your question actually has a lot to it so I feel Olafs point. If the two options you mention is all that's relevant to you, the A6600 + 16-55 f/2.8 will likely give you better results in terms of image quality. Coming from a DSLR however you may either be looking for something more compact (A6600 or A7C) or you may find these compact options too uncomfortable and prefer something more DSLR-like in the hand (A7III). Something else to consider is future upgrade path: APS-C has a fairly limited and slowly expanding lens selection but the selection is pretty decent and complete nonetheless. The lens selection for fullframe is a lot bigger and growing by the day.

I personally went for compactness a while back and bought an APS-C camera. The A7C got me tempted to switch to fullframe, were it not for the tiny viewfinder and lack of controls on that camera: the A6600 has a bigger viewfinder and 4 more custom buttons than the A7C (but lacks an extra control wheel). Curious what the A7CII will look like, whenever it comes.

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You mentioned that you don't do a lot of low-light stuff, so I think you might like the A7Riv.   I shoot Nikon and Sony mirrorless and often run into lots of unwanted noise with high-ISO, low light on the Sony.   I find myself going back to the Nikon D850 for low-light moving subjects, just because that camera does a great job of auto focusing in dim light.    I first went to Sony for small, light-weight, etc., but soon realized that when you attach a quality f2.8 zoom to the camera, your back to a heavy, bulky camera.    Have fun.    When people tell you, "it's not about the gear"  just remember that the "gear" does make some of us REALLY HAPPY. 

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