Sony Alpha A9 Mirrorless Camera
Digital Camera Description
The Sony Alpha A9 is a Mirrorless Digital Camera with a Full-Frame sensor and a Sony E lens mount. Its 24 Megapixels CMOS sensor offers an ISO 100-51200 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 50-204800. This makes it possible to shoot hand-held in very low-light. With 24 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to at 240 DPI.
A builtin 5-Axis Image Stabilization mechanism allows the Sony Alpha A9 to compensate for camera shake up to 5-Stops beyond hand-holding with any mounted lens.
This camera features a hybrid shutter that can expose for 1/32000 to 30s. Bulb exposures of an unspecified duration are possible with this camera. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/32000, fast action can easily be frozen. Night photography is possible using this digital camera due to its long exposure capability. This camera model offers Full Manual Controls.
The Sony Alpha A9 features a 693-point Phase-Detect AF system. Autofocus can continuously adjust according to subject distance. A Real-Time Autofocus Tracking System allows focus to follow a moving subject within the frame. Manual Focus is also available.
Rare triple control-dials are featured on this digital camera, giving the efficient direct control over every exposure-parameter needed by professional photographers. The weatherproof construction of this digital camera protects it against adverse weather, dust and moisture. Framing on the Sony Alpha A9 is performed via a 0.50" Built-in EVF with 3.6 Megapixels. This extra large EVF has 0.78X magnification and shows 100% coverage.
|Sensor||24 Megapixels CMOS *Exmor RS Ultra-High Speed Stacked CMOS Sensor with built-in Phase-Detect AF.||Sensor Size||36 x 24mm
|Anti-Alias Filter||No||Sensor Aspect||3:2 Aspect-Ratio|
|Stabilization||5-Axis , 5-Stops||Dust-Reduction||Yes|
|Sensitivity||ISO 100 - 51200 *Expanded range: 50-204800||Shutter-Speed||1/32000 - 30s|
|Lens Mount||Sony E Mount||Crop Factor||1X|
|Filter Diameter||N / A||Focus System||693-point Phase-Detect, Assist-lamp *Motion and Eye Tracking AF-C. Focus Peeking.|
|Viewfinder Type||Built-in EVF||Viewfinder Size||0.50" EVF 3.6 Megapixels (0.78X) 100% Coverage *Blackout Free Shooting. Color-Temperature Control, 5 steps.|
|Display Attachment||Tilting||Display Size||1.4 Megapixels 3" LCD 100% Coverage *Touchscreen|
|Exposure Modes||P, A, T, M, B||Scene Modes||None|
|Metering||Multi-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot, Average, Highlight||Bracketing||5 Shots ±3 EV|
|Exposure Compensation||±5 EV, 1/3 or 1/2 EV||Flash Compensation||±3 EV, 1/3 or 1/2 EV|
|White Balance||Auto , Presets, Custom||White Balance Tuning||2 Axis, 29 steps|
|Continuous Drive||20 FPS, 362 JPEG, 241 RAW *10 FPS Max with Mechanical Shutter.||Self Timer||Yes *2s, 5s, 10s with 1,3 or 5 frames.|
|Command Dials||3||DOF Preview||Yes|
|Digital Level||2 Axis||Tripod Mount||Yes|
|Remote Trigger||Wired, WiFi||Eye-Start Sensor||Yes|
|Interval Timer||No||Multiple Exposure||No|
|Image Formats||JPEG RAW||Flash Ports||Hot-Shoe Sync-Port|
|Built-In Flash||No||Flash Sync|
|Video Capture||3840x2160 @ 30 FPS 16:9||Sound Input||Stereo|
|Video Format||XAVC S, AVCHD 2, MPEG-4||WiFi||Yes|
|Memory||Secure Digital Extended Capacity x 2||GPS||No|
|Battery||Lithium-Ion||Battery Life||480 *CIPA Standard|
|Size||127 x 96 x 63mm (W x H x D)||Weight||673g|
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Sony A9 Facts
Sensor-Size: 36 x 24mm
Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI
|24 Megapixels Mirrorless||ISO 50-204800|
|Sony E Mount|
|5-Axis Built-in Stabilization, 5-Stop Improvement||Full manual controls, including Manual Focus|
|0.50" Built-in EVF 3.6 Megapixels (0.78X)||Custom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning|
|Automatic Eye-Start sensor||Spot-Metering|
|2 Axis Digital Level||Hot-Shoe & Sync-Port|
|Weatherproof||Stereo audio input|
|Built-in Dust Reduction||Lithium-Ion Battery|
|20 FPS Drive, 362 Images||Secure Digital Extended Capacity x 2|
|3840x2160 @ 30 FPS Video Recording|
|3" LCD 1.4 Megapixels|
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