Sony has announced its latest model 'A9 full-frame mirrorless' camera for professional photographers at an event in New York. The camera takes the best of Sony’s camera technologies (be it mirrorless or DSLR) and crams it into a body that’s smaller than most DSLRs in the market. The Sony A9 camera will be available on sale from May for $4,500 (approximately Rs. 3,06,000). The camera takes the best of Sony’s camera technologies (be it mirrorless or DSLR) and crams it into a body that’s smaller than most DSLRs in the market. Sony A9 has been highlighted with a 693 autofocus points, full-frame stacked CMOS sensor (24.2 megapixels), continuous shooting capabilities and high speed. The Sony A9 camera has 5-axis in-body stabilization. From the connectivity board, it includes dual SD card slots, ethernet port, Bluetooth, EVF,Wi-Fi, and NFC. The latest Sony A9 camera is capable of shooting 4K video at 30fps or full-HD at 120fps and sensitivity of ISO 100-51200.
Latest launched camera by Sony said, that it is the world's first and modified data processing speed up to 20x quicker than the previous full-frame models of Sony. Sony A9 camera is matted with an upgraded Bionz X image processor. The camera has been blessed with a 35mm full-frame stacked 24.2-megapixel Exmor RS sensor. Anti- distortion shutter, vibration free, fully electronic are some of the features of Sony A9 Camera.
Neal Manowitz, Vice President of Digital Imaging at Sony Electronics said that, “ This camera breaks through all barriers and limitations of today’s professional digital cameras, with an overall feature set that simply cannot be matched considering the restrictions of mechanical SLR cameras”. But what excites us most about the α9 – more than its extensive product specs – is that it allows professionals to see, follow and capture the action in ways that were never before possible, unlocking an endless amount of new creative potential.”
The maximum shutter speed of Sony A9 camera is1/32,000sec, and Sony says that the camera is capable of calculating AF/AE at up to 60 times per second, regardless of shutter release and frame capture. The 693 phase-detect AF points cover near 93 percent of the frame. The camera blackout-free continuous shooting at up to 20fps.