Sony Rolls Alpha A9 in India

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Sony has extended its range of Alpha DSLR cameras by putting a new high-end camera in the list—the a9. The company launched the high-tech camera in India this week. Originally priced at Rs $4498, the price of the device may vary. The device is available for $4696 on Dell Home, $4498 on Amazon, $4498 on BuyDig, $4498 on Amazon Marketplace, and $4498 on B&H Photo-Video.

Let us have a look at the specifications of the new Sony a9.


Sony Rolls Alpha A9 in India

Sensor Resolution 24.2 Megapixel

Depth 2.5 in

Optical Sensor Type Exmor RS CMOS

Enclosure Material magnesium alloy

Effective Sensor Resolution 24200000 pixels

Total Pixels 28300000 pixels

Field of View Crop Factor 1.0

Optical Sensor Size 23.8 x 35.6mm

Sensor Features APS-C compatible mode, Anti-Dust coating, Dust Reduction (image sensor vibration)

Sensor Dust Reduction Yes

Image Processor BIONZ X

Digital Zoom 4 x

Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty 693

System TTL contrast and phase detection

Digital Video Format AVCHD, H.264, XAVC S

AE/AF Control Eye detection AF, Predictive AI Servo AF, Touch Area AF, Zone AF

Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160

Image Recording Format JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG

Interfaces Provided HDMI, USB 2.0

Audio Signal Format AAC, Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel), Linear PCM

Exposure Metering average, center-weighted, highlight-weighted, multi-segment, spot

Light Sensitivity ISO 100-51200, ISO 102400, ISO 204800, ISO 50, ISO auto

Exposure Modes automatic, aperture-priority, manual, bulb, shutter-priority

Exposure Metering Zones 1200

White Balance custom, automatic, presets

Special Effects Black & White, Autumn Leaves, Posterization, Portrait, Sepia, Retro, Standard, Soft High-key, Sunset, Style Box, Vivid, Toy camera, partial color, Clear, High contrast monochrome, Deep, Light, Landscape, Night Scene, Neutral, Pop Color

Max Shutter Speed 1/32000 sec

White Balance Presets cloudy, 2500K-9900K, daylight, underwater, fluorescent light (cool white), flash, fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (daylight white), incandescent, fluorescent light (warm white), shade

Exposure Compensation ±5 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps

Min Shutter Speed 30 sec

White Balance Bracketing Yes

Auto Exposure Bracketing 3, 5, 9 steps in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1, 2 or 3 EV steps

Exposure Range EV -3-20 (ISO 100)

X-sync Speed 1/250 sec


So friends, if you are a professional photographer and in search for a camera, the Sony a9 serves the best of your needs.