Sony A9 Body

£2,341.00 Regular price £3,000.00

The Alpha a9 Mirrorless Digital Camera takes impressive multimedia capabilities and ups the processing capabilities for ultra-fast continuous shooting. Making use of a 24.2MP full-frame Exmor RS stacked CMOS sensor...

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Mirrorless Camera

£2,341.00

The Alpha a9 Mirrorless Digital Camera takes impressive multimedia capabilities and ups the processing capabilities for ultra-fast continuous shooting. Making use of a 24.2MP full-frame Exmor RS stacked CMOS sensor and BIONZ X image processor, the a9 is capable of shooting at up to 20 fps, recording UHD 4K video internally, and shooting with an expanded sensitivity range to ISO 204,800.  Additionally, complementing both the imaging and focusing assets, the a9 also sports 5-axis SteadyShot INSIDE image stabilization to minimize the appearance of camera shake when shooting handheld. For clear, uncompromised viewing, a quad-VGA OLED Tru-Finder is featured with an impressive 3.686m-dot resolution and 120 fps refresh rate for clear, bright, and smooth eye-level viewing. Alternatively, a 3.0" 1.44m-dot tilting touchscreen LCD is also available to benefit from working from high and low angles. The sensor's back-illuminated design also affords high sensitivity to an extended ISO 204,800 with reduced noise for clean image quality in a variety of lighting conditions. Continuous shooting up to 20 fps is supported for up to 362 consecutive JPEGs, or 241 raw frames, along with a top electronic shutter speed of 1/32,000 for freezing fast-moving subjects or working in bright lighting conditions. The density of focusing points from this hybrid AF system also enables High-density Tracking AF Technology, which is adept at tracking moving subjects in a variety of lighting conditions. This allows users to confidently use any lens, even adapted lenses, for critical imaging without encountering blur from camera shake. Full HD 1080p recording is also supported in frame rates up to 120 fps, and both resolutions utilize the 100 Mbps XAVC S format contained within an MP4 wrapper with 4:2:0 sampling. The high-speed, 120 fps recording also enables 4x and 5x slow-motion movie recording with the frame rate set to either 30p or 24p. This will allow shooters to capture Full HD video at one of either step between 1-120 fps. The touchscreen enables Touch Focus for intuitive adjustment of your focus point, and the tilting design benefits working from both high and low angles. Stacked drive mode and focus mode dials, a dedicated AF-ON button, and a rear multi-selector all afford greater efficiency when switching focus modes, points, or exposure settings.

Sony A9 Specs

Imaging
Lens Mount Sony E
Camera Format Full-Frame (1x Crop Factor)
Sensor Resolution Actual: 28.3 Megapixel
Effective: 24.2 Megapixel
Maximum Resolution 6000 x 4000
Aspect Ratio 3:2, 16:9
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Size 35.6 x 23.8 mm
Image File Format JPEG, Raw
Bit Depth 14-Bit
Image Stabilization Sensor-Shift, 5-Axis
Exposure Control
ISO Sensitivity Auto, 100 to 51200 (Extended: 50 to 204800)
Shutter Speed Mechanical Shutter
1/8000 to 30 Seconds
Bulb Mode
Electronic Shutter
1/32000 to 30 Seconds in Bulb Mode
Metering Method Center-Weighted Average, Highlight Weighted, Multi-Zone, Spot
Exposure Modes Aperture Priority, Auto, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority
Exposure Compensation -5 to +5 EV (1/3, 1/2 EV Steps)
Metering Range -3 to 20 EV
White Balance Auto, Cloudy, Color Temperature, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent (Cool White), Fluorescent (Day White), Fluorescent (Daylight), Fluorescent (Warm White), Incandescent, Shade, Underwater
Continuous Shooting Up to 20 fps at 24.2 MP for up to 362 Frames (JPEG) / 241 Frames (Raw)
Up to 10 fps at 24.2 MP
Up to 5 fps at 24.2 MP
Up to 2.5 fps at 24.2 MP
Self-Timer 2/5/10-Second Delay
Video
Recording Modes XAVC S
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 24.00p/25p/29.97p [60 to 100 Mb/s]
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 100p/119.88p [60 to 100 Mb/s]
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 24.00p/25p/29.97p/50p/59.94p [50 Mb/s]
AVCHD
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 50p/59.94p [28 Mb/s]
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 24.00p/25p/50i/59.94i [17 to 24 Mb/s]
MP4
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 50p/59.94p [28 Mb/s]
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 25p/29.97p [16 Mb/s]
HD (1280 x 720) at 25p/29.97p [6 Mb/s]
External Recording Modes 4:2:2 8-Bit
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 24.00p/25p/29.97p
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 24.00p/50i/50p/59.94i/59.94p
Video Encoding NTSC/PAL
Audio Recording Built-In Microphone (Stereo)
External Microphone Input
Audio File Format AAC LC, AC3, Dolby Digital 2ch, Linear PCM
Focus
Focus Type Auto and Manual Focus
Focus Mode Continuous-Servo AF (C), Direct Manual Focus (DMF), Manual Focus (M), Single-Servo AF (S)
Autofocus Points Phase Detection: 693
Contrast Detection: 25
Autofocus Sensitivity -3 to +20 EV
Viewfinder and Monitor
Viewfinder Type Electronic
Viewfinder Size 0.5"
Viewfinder Resolution 3,686,400 Dot
Viewfinder Eye Point 23 mm
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification Approx. 0.78x
Diopter Adjustment -4 to +3
Size 3"
Resolution 1,440,000 Dot
Display Type Tilting Touchscreen LCD
Flash
Built-In Flash No
Maximum Sync Speed 1/250 Second
Flash Compensation -3 to +3 EV (1/3, 1/2 EV Steps)
Dedicated Flash System P-TTL
External Flash Connection Hot Shoe, PC Terminal
Interface
Media/Memory Card Slot Slot 1: SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II)
Slot 2: SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Duo Hybrid (UHS-I)
Connectivity 3.5mm Headphone, 3.5mm Microphone, HDMI D (Micro), PC Sync Socket, USB Micro-B (USB 2.0)
Wireless Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
GPS No
Environmental
Operating Temperature 32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
Physical
Battery 1 x NP-FZ100 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion, 7.2 VDC, 2280 mAh
Dimensions (W x H x D) 5 x 3.8 x 2.5" / 126.9 x 95.6 x 63 mm
Weight 1.48 lb / 673 g