Sony’s new A9 is its best mirrorless camera yet
Published On 23-April-2017
The mirror-less shooters of Sony are presently its most-popular products round about and the latest A9 mirror-less camera is the end of all the knowledge and experience the company has gained up till now.
The camera takes every possible number the consumer can think of, and amplifiers it up a notch. At the fornt of the camera there is a 24.2 megapixel 35 mm Exmor RS CMOS sensor, which is combined along with a latest BIONZ X image processor to provide up to 2 times the data speed of earlier generation.
There are total 693 autofocus points along with the 93 percent coverage, 20 frames per second continuous “blackless” shooting for almost 241 consecutive RAW files (or 362 JPEGs), shutter speed of almost 1/32,000s and ISO range among 100-51,200.
The continuous shooting can go to almost 20 frames per second “blackless” so you miss some moments. It comes accompanied by the 14-bit RAW support. There is a 5-axis image stabilization for more stable output and also Auto Focus/AE calculations of up to 60 frames per second.
The A9 also scores full points on the video as it contains the full frame 4K video recording ability, collecting 6K resolution worth of data and oversampling it to produce 4K. It supports 35mm recording format along with 4x and 5x slow-motion videos at 1080p, as well as 1080p at 120 frames per second.
Best Electronic View Finder Yet?
On the rear side there is the best Electronic View Finder of Sony yet, a Quad-VGA OLED Tru-Finder accompanied by the 3686k dots. At the top there are two dials for changing settings instantly whereas together with it is a joystick for physically toggling the focus.
Keeping up along with the times, furthermore there is a tilting touchscreen, measuring 3 inches in size and containing a 1440k display.
The battery life of this gadget is upto 2.2 times that of the earlier generation, providing more than 480 shots just in one charge.
Moreover there is a space to expand it more along with an optional grip that features two additional batteries. There is a support for Ethernet and also two SD card slots (one UHS-II well-suited).
Just for the Rich
Mirrorless cameras have only just ever been for price-conscious punchers and the A9 is also not going to change that. At $4500, it sits above its category in terms of enough much every specifications one can have.