Sony Alpha a9
Sony Alpha a9
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Sony Alpha a9: 61 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

24.2MP
Panono Camera: 108MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
35.9 x 24mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
693
Sony Alpha a9: 693

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
20fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Sony Alpha a9
27% have it

6. weight

673g
HTC Re: 65.5g

7. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
204800ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000ISO

8. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
650shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots

9. video recording

2160 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps

10. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony Alpha a9
37% have it

11. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony Alpha a9
49% have it

12. width

127mm
DxO One: 26.2mm

13. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Sony Alpha a9
25% have it

14. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
1228.8k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots

15. height

96mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm

16. volume

768.1cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³

17. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Sony Alpha a9
24% have it

18. thickness

63mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm

19. Has a built-in focus motor

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
Sony Alpha a9
17% have it

20. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Sony Alpha a9
46% have it

21. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.8"

22. Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
Sony Alpha a9
30% have it

23. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Sony Alpha a9
72% have it

24. has sensor shift stabilization

With sensor shift, the image sensor (rather than the lens) moves to counterbalance any vibration of the camera. This means the image will be stabilised regardless of what lens is being used.
Sony Alpha a9
18% have it

25. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Sony Alpha a9
19% have it
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