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Sony A9
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Sony A9


9/10
Overall rating 9/10

The Sony A9 is the first ILC with a full-frame stacked sensor, and 20fps capture rate.

Performance:
9
Design:
8.5
Features:
9
User-Friendliness:
8.5
Value:
9
THE GOOD
Incredibly fast capture rate with AF performance to match
Relatively lower priced than the competition
Better handling than A7 series
Good image quality at lower ISO levels
THE BAD
Battery life still lags behind competition
Quite a bit of color noise at ISO levels above 12,800

Product Specification

Effective pixels 24.2 MP (effective), 28.3 MP (total)
Sensor 35mm full-frame stacked Exmor RS CMOS with integral memory
ISO rating 100 - 51,200, up to 204,800 (expanded)
Image Stabilization 5-axis
Shutter speed Mechanical Shutter:1/8000 to 30 sec, Bulb, Electronic Shutter: 1/32000 to 30 sec
Auto Focus Fast Hybrid AF(phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF)
Exposure Control AUTO(iAuto), Programmed AE (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter-speed priority (S), Manual (M), Movie (Programmed AE (P) / Aperture priority (A) / Shutter-speed priority (S) / Manual (M) ), Slow & Quick Motion (Programmed AE (P) / Aperture priority (A) / Shutter-speed priority (S) / Manual (M) )
Exposure Compensation +/- 5.0EV (1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps selectable)
Metering 1200-zone evaluative metering
Flash Modes Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Red-eye reduction (on/off selectable), Wireless, Hi-speed sync.
Recording Formats JPEG, RAW, XAVC S, AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compliant, MP4
Display 3.0" type TFT with touch
Storage type Memory Stick PRO Duo/M2, SD/microSD (UHS-I/II compliant for slot 1, UHS-I compliant for slot 2)
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Buluetooth 4.1, NFC, micro HDMI, 3.5mm mic in, RJ45 LAN port.
Battery NP-FZ100
Dimensions 126.9 x 95.6 x 63.0 mm
Weight 673 g (with battery and memory card)