Sony Alpha a9 Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera

Sony Alpha a9 Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera (Body Only)

Model Number: ILCE9/B
Web Code: 10671555
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Overview

Get incredible performance courtesy of revolutionary technology with the Sony a9 mirrorless camera. Its full-frame stacked CMOS image sensor with integral memory and high-speed enhanced BIONZ X processor capture breathtaking images with remarkable speed. The a9 is capable of continuous shooting at up to 20fps, and 4K UHD video recording at up to 30fps.

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  • 24.2MP full-frame stacked CMOS sensor: Features integral memory and works with a high-speed enhanced BIONZ X image processor for cutting-edge performance.
  • Incredible AF and AE tracking: 693 phase detection AF points over 93% frame coverage track objects with real-time reliability, as fast as you can follow, locked on and ready to capture crystal clear images. The fast hybrid AF system offers up to 60 calculations per second.
  • 20fps blackout-free continuous shooting: Split-second perfection won't escape the remarkable continuous shooting speeds of the a9, which exceed mechanical shutter capabilities. The vibration-free electronic shutter won't generate unwanted noise or distortion, and there's no viewfinder blackout.
  • Big, beautiful high resolution viewfinder: Quad-VGA OLED Tru-Finder offers a refresh rate up to 120fps and over 3.6 million dots of resolution.
  • Touch focus screen: Tilting 3.0-type LCD touchscreen features 1440k dots of resolution and convenient touch focus.
  • Solid image stabilization: 5-step, 5-axis image stabilization helps you achieve steady shots with every lens you use.
  • Additional features: 4K UHD video recording at up to 30fps; Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity; dual memory card slots; 14-bit RAW format support; tough magnesium alloy body
Camera Model
Sony a9
Camera Kit
Camera Body Only
Lens Mount
Sony E-Mount

Image Sensor

NFC Enabled
Yes
Sensor Type
Full-frame stacked Exmor RS CMOS sensor with integrated memory
Image Sensor Format
Full Frame
Sensor Crop Factor
Not Applicable
Effective Megapixels
24.2 MP
Bluetooth
Included
Total Pixels
28.3 MP
Colour Filter System
Not Applicable
Colour Space
Not Applicable
Low Pass Filter
Long exposure NR: On/Off ; available at shutter speeds longer than 1 sec.; High ISO NR: Normal/Low/Off
Dust Reduction
Yes
Processor
Enhanced BIONZ X image processing engine with front end LSI

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type
Quad-VGA OLED; 1.3 cm (0.5 type) colour electronic viewfinder
Percentage Coverage
1
Effective Magnification
approx. 0.78 x (with 50mm lens at infinity; -1m)

Diopter Adjustment

Depth of Field Preview
Yes

LCD Features

LCD Size
3 in
LCD Resolution
1;440000 dots
Live Preview
Yes

Auto Focus

AF Type
Fast Hybrid AF(phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF)
Focusing Modes 1
AF-S (Single-shot AF); AF-C (Continuous AF); DMF (Direct Manual Focus); Manual Focus
Focusing Modes 2
Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) /Expanded Flexible Spot/ Lock-on AF ( Wide / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L)/Expanded Flexible Spot)
AF Points
Wide (693 points (phase-detection AF); 25 points (contrast-detection AF)
AF Point Selection
Yes; Wide (693 points (phase-detection AF); 25 points(contrast-detection AF)) / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) /Expanded Flexible Spot/ Lock-on AF ( Wide / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L)/Expanded Flexible Spot)
AF Assist Beam
Yes

Exposure

White Balance Settings 1
Auto / Daylight / Shade / Cloudy / Incandescent / Fluorescent (Warm White / Cool White / Day White / Daylight) / Flash /Underwater/ Color Temperature (2500 to 9900K) & color filter (G7 to M7:57 steps; A7 to B7: 29 steps) / Custom
White Balance Settings 2
AWB Micro Adjustment: G7 to M7 (57 steps); A7 to B7 (29 steps); Priority Set in AWB; 3 frames; H/L selectable Bracketing
Auto White Balance
Yes
White Balance Bracketing
Yes
Exposure Compensation
(+/- 5.0EV (1/3 EV; 1/2 EV steps selectable); (with exposure compensation dial : +/- 3EV (1/3 EV steps))

Shutter

Shutter Type
Electronically-controlled; vertical-traverse; focal-plane type
Shutter Speeds
[Still images; Single shot]*2; Mechanical Shutter: 1/8000 to 30 sec; Bulb; AUTO: 1/32000 to 30 sec; Bulb; Electronic Shutter: 1/32000 to 30 sec; [Still images; Continuous shooting]*2; Mechanical Shutter: 1/8000 to 30 sec; AUTO and Electronic Shutter: 1/32000 to 1/8 sec; [Movies]: 1/8000 to 1/4(1/3 steps) up to 1/60 in AUTO mode (up to 1/30 in Auto slow shutter mode)
Shutter Lag
Not Applicable
Self-Timer
10 sec. delay/5 sec. delay/2 sec. delay/Continuous self-timer (3 frames after 10 sec. delay/5 frames after 10 sec. delay/3 frames after 5 sec. delay/5 frames after 5 sec. delay/3 frames after 2 sec. delay/5 frames after 2 sec. delay)/Bracketing self-timer (Off/2 sec. delay/5 sec. delay/10sec. delay)

Drive

Drive Modes
Single Shooting; Continuous shooting (Hi/Mid/Lo selectable); Self-timer; Self-timer (Cont.); Bracket: Single; Bracket: Cont.; White Balance bracket; DRO bracket
Drive Modes 2
Single Shooting; Continuous shooting (Hi/Mid/Lo selectable); Self-timer; Self-timer (Cont.); Bracket: Single; Bracket: Cont.; White Balance bracket; DRO bracket
Max Burst Jpeg
Continuous Drive Speed (AUTO (approx. max.); Electronic Shutter: Continuous shooting: Hi: max. 20 fps; Mid: max. 10fps; Lo: max. 5 fps ; Mechanical Shutter: Continuous shooting: Hi: max. 5 fps; Mid: max. 5fps; Lo: max. 2.5 fps; (No. of recordable frames (approx.); 362 frames (JPEG Extra fine L); 362 frames (JPEG fine L); 362 frames (JPEG standard L);241 frames (RAW); 222 frames (RAW & JPEG L); 128 frames (RAW (Uncompressed)); 118 frames (RAW (Uncompressed)& JPEG))
Max Burst Raw
Continuous Drive Speed (AUTO (approx. max.); Electronic Shutter: Continuous shooting: Hi: max. 20 fps; Mid: max. 10fps; Lo: max. 5 fps ; Mechanical Shutter: Continuous shooting: Hi: max. 5 fps; Mid: max. 5fps; Lo: max. 2.5 fps; (No. of recordable frames (approx.); 362 frames (JPEG Extra fine L); 362 frames (JPEG fine L); 362 frames (JPEG standard L);241 frames (RAW); 222 frames (RAW & JPEG L); 128 frames (RAW (Uncompressed)); 118 frames (RAW (Uncompressed)& JPEG))
Max Burst Raw+JPEG
Continuous Drive Speed (AUTO (approx. max.); Electronic Shutter: Continuous shooting: Hi: max. 20 fps; Mid: max. 10fps; Lo: max. 5 fps ; Mechanical Shutter: Continuous shooting: Hi: max. 5 fps; Mid: max. 5fps; Lo: max. 2.5 fps; (No. of recordable frames (approx.); 362 frames (JPEG Extra fine L); 362 frames (JPEG fine L); 362 frames (JPEG standard L);241 frames (RAW); 222 frames (RAW & JPEG L); 128 frames (RAW (Uncompressed)); 118 frames (RAW (Uncompressed)& JPEG))
Max Burst Other Format
Continuous Drive Speed (AUTO (approx. max.); Electronic Shutter: Continuous shooting: Hi: max. 20 fps; Mid: max. 10fps; Lo: max. 5 fps ; Mechanical Shutter: Continuous shooting: Hi: max. 5 fps; Mid: max. 5fps; Lo: max. 2.5 fps; (No. of recordable frames (approx.); 362 frames (JPEG Extra fine L); 362 frames (JPEG fine L); 362 frames (JPEG standard L);241 frames (RAW); 222 frames (RAW & JPEG L); 128 frames (RAW (Uncompressed)); 118 frames (RAW (Uncompressed)& JPEG))

Flash

Built-in Flash Type
Not Applicable
Recycling Time
Not Applicable
Flash Metering System
Not Applicable
Flash Guide Number
Not Applicable

Video

Video Output Format
NTSC
Video Modes
XAVC S 4K: 3840 x 2160 (30p; 100M); 3840 x 2160 (24p; 100M); 3840 x 2160(30p; 60M); 3840 x 2160 (24p; 60M); XAVC S HD: 1920 x 1080 (120p; 100M); 1920 x 1080 (120p; 60M); 1920 x 1080 (60p; 50M); 1920 x 1080 (30p; 50M); 1920 x 1080 (24p; 50M) AVCHD: 1920 x 1080 (60p; 28M; PS); 1920 x 1080 (60i; 24M; FX) ; 1920 x 1080 (60i; 17M; FH); 1920 x 1080 (24p; 24M; FX); 1920 x 1080 (24p; 17M; FH) MP4: 1920 x 1080 (60p; 28M); 1920 x 1080 (30p; 16M); 1280 x 720 (30p; 6M)
Movie File Formats
XAVC S; AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compliant; MP4
Movie Video Compression
XAVC S: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; AVCHD: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Movie Audio Compression
Not Applicable
Max Video Resolution
3840 x 2160 (4K UHD)

Playback

Image Playback Modes 1
Single (with or without shooting information Y RGB histogram & highlight/shadow warning); 9/25-frame index view; Enlarged display mode (L: 15.0x; M: 9.84x; S: 7.52x); Auto Review (10/5/2 sec;Off); Image orientation (Auto/Manual/Off selectable); Slideshow; Folder selection (Date/ Still/ MP4/ AVCHD/XAVC S HD/XAVC S 4K); Forward/Rewind (movie); Delete; Protect
Movie Playback Modes
Single (with or without shooting information Y RGB histogram & highlight/shadow warning); 9/25-frame index view; Enlarged display mode (L: 15.0x; M: 9.84x; S: 7.52x); Auto Review (10/5/2 sec;Off); Image orientation (Auto/Manual/Off selectable); Slideshow; Folder selection (Date/ Still/ MP4/ AVCHD/XAVC S HD/XAVC S 4K); Forward/Rewind (movie); Delete; Protect

Storage & Interface

Card Slot
2
Storage Media
Memory Stick PRO Duo; Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo; Memory Stick Micro (M2); SD memory card; SDHC memory card (UHS-I/II compliant); SDXC memory card (UHS-I/II compliant); microSD memory card; microSDHC memory card; microSDXC memory card
Data Interface
Multi / Micro USB Terminal
Video Interface
Mass-storage; MTP; PC remote PC Interface
Wi-Fi
Yes
Bluetooth
Yes
Jpeg
Yes
Raw
Yes
Raw+Jpeg
Yes
Other Formats
Not Applicable
Guided Shooting Mode
No
Languages Supported
English; French; Italian; Spanish

Body Features

Stabilized Body
Image Sensor-Shift mechanism with 5-axis compensation; Compensation Effect: 5.0 stops (based on CIPA standard)
Body Colour
Black
Intelligent Shoe
Yes; Multi Interface Shoe
Cable Release
Yes

Power

Battery Type
Sony NP-FZ100 InfoLITHIUM Rechargeable Battery Pack
Included Battery Model
Sony NP-FZ100 InfoLITHIUM Rechargeable Battery Pack
Additional Compatible Batteries (not inc)
Sony NP-FZ100 InfoLITHIUM Rechargeable Battery Pack
Back-up Battery
No
Power Saving Modes
Yes

Physical Features

Width
12.69 cm
Height
9.56 cm
Depth
6.3 cm
Weight
588 g
  • ILCE9/B Camera Body
  • NPFZ100 Z-Series InfoLITHIUM Battery
  • AC Adaptor
  • Power Cord
  • Shoulder strap
  • Body cap
  • Accessory shoe cap
  • Eyepiece cup
  • Micro USB cable