Sony A9 Body

£2,751.00 Regular price £3,000.00

Bringing the speed Sony mirrorless shooters have been waiting for, the Alpha a9 Mirrorless Digital Camera takes impressive multimedia capabilities and ups the processing capabilities for ultra-fast continuous...

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Mirrorless Camera

£2,751.00

Bringing the speed Sony mirrorless shooters have been waiting for, 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.

General
Model Number A9
Camera Format Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured Yes
Tripod Mount Yes
Weight 23.7 oz (673 g)
includes batteries
Size 5.0 x 3.8 x 2.5 in.
(127 x 96 x 63 mm)
Waterproof No
Waterproof Depth n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer Sony
Effective Megapixels 24.2
Sensor Format 35mm
Sensor size 847.28mm2 (35.60mm x 23.80mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch 5.93 microns
Focal Length Multiplier 1.0x
Aspect Ratio 3:2
Color Filter Type RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter Fixed
Self-Cleaning Yes
Sensor shift image
stabilization
Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect Yes
DxO Sensor Score 92
DxO Color Depth Score
(bits)
24.9
DxO Dynamic Range Score
(evs)
13.3
DxO Maximum Effective ISO
Score (iso)
3,517
Image Capture
Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP,3:2),
3936 x 2624 (10.3 MP,3:2),
3008 x 2000 (6.0 MP,3:2),
3936 x 2624 (10.3 MP,3:2),
1968 x 1312 (2.6 MP,3:2),
6000 x 3376 (20.3 MP,16:9),
3936 x 2216 (8.7 MP,16:9),
3008 x 1688 (5.1 MP,16:9),
1968 x 1112 (2.2 MP,Other)
Image File Format JPEG (EXIF 2.31), RAW (14-bit ARW 2.3 compressed or uncompressed), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/
second
20.0
Video Capture
Can take movies Yes
Movie Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p)
1920x1080 (120p/100p/60p/60i/50p/50i/30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (30p/25p)
1920x1080 (1p/2p/3p/4p/6p/8p/12p/15p)
Movie File Format XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo
Composite Video Out No
NTSC/PAL Switchable
Video
n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder n/a
HD Video Out Yes
HD Video Connection HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount Sony E
Lens n/a
Integrated ND Filter No
Filter Thread n/a
Thread Type n/a
Optical Image
Stabilization
No
Digital Zoom Yes
Digital Zoom Values Up to 4x; up to 2x Clear Image Digital Zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Focus Type Fast Hybrid AF: Wide (693 points (phase-detection AF), 25 points (contrast-detection AF)) / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Expanded Flexible Spot / Lock-on AF (Wide / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Expanded Flexible Spot)
Auto Focus Assist
Light
Yes
Manual Focus Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF: 1.3 cm (0.5 type) 3,686K-dot Quad VGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.78x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0m-1 diopter, Approx. 23mm eyepoint from the eyepiece lens, 18.5mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1 (CIPA standard), STD 60fps / HI 120fps, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes
EVF Resolution 3,686,400 dots (1,228,800 pixels)
Viewfinder Magnification
(35mm equivalent)
0.78x
Viewfinder Magnification
(nominal/claimed)
0.78x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder Yes
Rear Display Yes
Rear Display Size (inches) 3.0
Rear Display Resolution 1,440,000 dots (360,000 px)
Touchscreen Yes
Articulating Screen Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No
Selfie Screen No
Max Playback Zoom 15.0x
Top Deck Display No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native) 51200
Minimum ISO (native) 100
ISO Settings AUTO, ISO 100 - 51200, expandable to ISO 50 - 204800
Auto ISO Mode Yes
White Balance Settings Auto (with Priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (4 settings), Flash, Underwater, Custom, Color Temp./ Filter (2500-9900K with 15-step Magenta/Green compensation)
Shutter Speed Range 30 - 1/32000
Bulb Mode Yes
Exposure Compensation +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes 1200-zone Evaluative Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot, Spot Standard/Large, Entire Screen Avg., Highlight
Program Auto Exposure Yes
Aperture Priority Yes
Shutter Priority Yes
Full Manual Exposure Yes
Creative Exposure Modes Picture Effect: Posterization (Color), Posterization (B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R/G/B/Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera (Normal / Cool / Warm / Green / Magenta), Soft High-key; HDR: Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference Level (1-6 EV at 1.0 EV step)
Self Timer 2, 5, 10; 3/5 shots after 2/5/10 seconds
High Resolution Composite No
Flash
Built-in Flash No
Flash Modes Flash off, Auto flash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Hi-speed Sync, Wireless; Red-eye reduction: On/Off
Flash Guide Number
(ISO 100)
n/a
Flash Range Description n/a
Max Flash Sync 1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection Multi Interface Hot Shoe, Sync Terminal
Built-In Wireless Flash
Control
No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support UHS-II
Other Memory Slot1:SD UHS-II; 2:MS/SD UHS-I
Dual Card Slots Yes
RAW Capture Support Yes
Uncompressed Format RAW (14-bit ARW 2.3 compressed or uncompressed), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo
Included Memory No memory included
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes
NFC Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Built-In GPS No
Microphone Jack Yes
Headphone Jack Yes
External Connections USB 2.0 High Speed,Ethernet,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant No
DPOF Compliant Yes
Remote Control Yes
Remote Control Type Optional via IR, USB , Ethernet or Wi-Fi
Connections (extended) Multi-Terminal Micro USB (with remote support), Type-D Micro HDMI, 1000Base-T Ethernet, 3.5mm Microphone and Headphone Jacks, Sync Terminal
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA
Rating Monitor/Live View)
650 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA
Rating OVF/EVF)
480 shots
Battery Life, Video 105 minutes
Battery Form Factor Proprietary NP-FZ100
Usable Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included 1 x Proprietary NP-FZ100 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included
(dedicated charger or AC/
USB adapter)
Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger
Included
Yes
Internal Charging Supported Yes