Sony A1

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The A1 is Sony’s top full frame camera and is dust and moisture sealed.

  • Sensor
    • 50.1mp Sony full frame IMX610 CMOS BSI stacked sensor 
    • 35.9 x 24mm
    • no AA filter
    • five axis image stabilization (5.5 stops) 
  • Processor: dual BIONZ XR
  • Mount: Sony FE-Mount
  • Images: 
    • 8640 x 5160 maximum pixel size
    • JPEG, Light JPEG
    • 10-bit HEIF
    • 14-bit ARW raw (uncompressed, lossless compressed, compressed); 14-bit up to 20 fps, 12-bit at 30 fps
    • 1:1, 3:2, 4:3 and 16:9 image crop choices
    • maximum 30 fps continuous (electronic shutter, 10 fps mechanical), 165 frame JPEG, 155 frame compressed raw buffer
    • 4 or 16 pixel-shift capability (max 199mp image)
  • Video:  
    • 8K at 30P oversampled (10-bit 4:2:0 XAVC HS)
    • 4K at 120/60/30/25/24P (10-bit 4:2:2 XAVC S (full frame sub-sampled oversampled at APS-C)
    • 1080 at 120/100/60/50/25/24P (full frame sub-sampled or oversampled at APS-C)
    • stereo audio
    • 10-bit Slog-3 4:2:2
    • 16-bit raw via HDMI port
  • Shutter: 
    • mechanical 30 sec to 1/8000 sec
    • electronic 30 sec to 1/32000 sec
    • bulb
    • 1/400 flash sync speed (1/500 in APS-C, 1/200 in electronic mode)
    • shutter tested to 500k cycles
  • Exposure: 
    • multi, center-weighted, spot metering
    • -5 to +5EV exposure compensation
    • 9 white balance settings (plus Auto and Custom)
    • ISO 100-32000 (plus Auto and 50, 102400)
  • Focus: 
    • 759-point phase detect (covers 92% of frame)
    • single point, multi-area, flexible spot, tracking, face detect, eye detect, animal eye detect, bird eye detect, manual focus override, focus joystick
    • up to f/22 autofocus
    • -4EV low light
  • Display: 
    • 3” 1.44m dot touchscreen LCD
    • tilting, 107° up, 41° down
  • Viewfinder:
    • 9.44m dot OLED EVF
    • 0.9x magnification
    • -4 to +3m diopter
    • 25mm eye point
    • Up to 240 Hz refresh
    • blackout free
  • Flash: 
    • hot shoe with multi interface power connections
    • 1/400 flash sync
    • red-eye reduction, slow sync, rear sync
    • pc sync socket?
  • Remote: optional RM-VPR1, RMT-P1BT wireless
  • Connectivity: 
    • Wi-Fi 802.11ac (5Ghz) dual antenna
    • Bluetooth 5.0
    • USB-C 3.2 Gen 2
    • 1000BASE-T Ethernet connection
    • FTP (and 5G mmWave via smartphone)
  • Cards: 
    • Dual SD/CFexpress card slots
    • CFexpress Type A
    • SD, SDHC, SDXC both UHS-II compatible
  • Battery: 
    • NP-FZ100
    • 430 shots CIPA with EVF
    • USB Power Delivery support
  • Size and Weight: 
    • 5.1" (128.9mm) wide
    • 3.9" (96.9) tall
    • 3.3" (80.8mm) deep
    • 25.8 ounces (737g with battery)
  • Colors: Black
  • Price: US$6500 body only
  • Announced: January 26, 2021
  • Current Firmware: version 2.00 (March 2024)
  • Sony FE lenses for this camera
  • Thom’s Review of the Sony A1

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