Sony a9 announced with 24MP Exmor RS image sensor

Sony a9 announced with 24MP Exmor RS image sensor

The just announced Sony a9 mirrorless camera has the amazing capability of continuous-shooting that goes up to 20fps. This camera is specifically intended for sports, wildlife or really fast scenarios as it can catch shots at 1/32,000 of a second. Native ISO range is between 100 – 51,200 and expandable to 50 – 204,800.

The camera can record 4K videos and capture full HD footage in 120fps at up to 100Mbps.

• World’s First full-frame stacked CMOS sensor, 24.2MP resolution
• Blackout-Free Continuous Shooting at up to 20fps for up to 241 RAW/ 362 JPEG images
• Silent, Vibration-free shooting at speeds up to 1/32,000 sec
• 693 point focal plane phase detection AF points with 60 AF/AE tracking calculations per second
• Extensive professional features including Ethernet port for file transfer, Dual SD card slots and extended battery life
• 5-Axis in-body image stabilization with a 5.0 step shutter speed advantage


The Sony a9 also introduces a new Z series battery (model NP-FZ100) which has 2.2 times more capacity than the W series of the a7.

The Sony a9 is expected to be released this May 25 for a suggested retail price of $4,500 (roughly Php225,000).

Check out the sample shots from the a9 below:

Abe is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of YugaTech. You Can follow him on Twitter @abeolandres.

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