Sony a9 (ILCE-9) detail page

Basic data
Name : a9 (ILCE-9)
Manufacturer : Sony
Mount E-mount
Release year : 2017
Production status : Announced
Last firmware: 4.00 (11/2018)
Firmware download: EU | US | Asia
Sensor
Type: CMOS
Format: Full frame (1x)
Total pixel number: 28 MP
Effective pixel number: 24 MP
Sensor pitch: 5.93 µm
Sensor area: 8.47 cm²
Pixel density: 2.83 MP/cm²
Size: 35.6 x 23.8mm
Max. resolution: 6000 x 4000 px
ISO range: 100-25600 (50-204800)
Sensor stabilisation: Yes (5-Axis)
Focusing
AF sensors: 25
Aditional features: 693 focal plane phase detection AF points
Fast hybrid AF: Yes
Modes :
  • AFS (Single-shot AF)
  • AFC (Continuous AF)
  • AFA (Automatic AF)
  • DMF (Direct manual focus)
AF range (EV): -3 - 20
AF assist (IR): Yes
AF lens adjustments: Yes
AF/MF button (rear): Yes
AF range limiter: No
Focus peaking: Yes
Eye start: Yes
Metering
Type: 1200 zone evaluative metering from main sensor
Range (EV): -3 - 20
AEL button: Yes
Exposure modes:
  • P-S-A-M
  • iAuto
  • iAuto+
Program shift: Yes
Manual shift: Yes
Scene modes:
  • portrait
  • landscape
  • closeup
  • sport
  • night view
  • night portrait
  • hand-held night shot
  • sunset
  • anti motion blur
  • 3 preset modes
Exposure compensation: +/- 5EV (1/3EV or 1/2EV steps)
Flash
Built-in: No
Shoe Type Multi Interface
Sync speed: 1/250
PC Sync connector: No
Ratio control: Yes
Flash modes:
  • normal
  • red-eye reduction
  • rear sync
  • slow sync
  • wireless
Flash exp. compensation: ± 3 (1/2), ± 3 (1/3)
Shooting
Max. shutter speed (s): 1/8000 ( 1/32000 el.)
Electronic first curtain: Yes
Electronic (silent) shutter: Yes
FPS w AF: 20 (20 FPS in Speed-priority Continuous mode)
Drive modes:
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Speed-priority Continuous
  • 10 seconds and 2 seconds Self-timer
  • Continuous Self-timer
  • Bracketing
Exposure bracketing (EV):
  • 3 frames 1/3; 1/2; 2/3; 2; 3
  • 5 frames 1/3; 1/2; 2/3
MLU: not needed
Wired remote conection: Multi Terminal
Wireless remote: Yes, optional
DOF preview: No
Tethered control: Yes
A-mount adapters: LA-EA3, LA-E4
GPS: No
Viewfinder
Type: electronic
Vievfinder Resolution (px): 1029×960
Magnification: 78 x
Eye relief (from frame): 23mm (18.5mm)
Diopter adjustement: -4 +3
Back LCD
Live view Yes
LCD size: 3"
LCD resolution: 1440000px
LCD tilt - swivel: Yes - No
Touchscreen: Yes - No
Image options
Output resolutions:
  • 6000×4000
  • 3936×2624
  • 3008×2000
  • 3936×2624(APS-C)
  • 3008×2000(APS-C)
  • 1968×1312(APS-C)
WB settings:
  • auto
  • daylight
  • shade
  • cloudy
  • tungsten
  • fluorescent
  • flash
  • underwater direct entry
  • custom (3 presets)
Color spaces: sRGB, Adobe RGB
NR Off option: Yes
NR levels: On, Off, multi-frame
DRO:
  • Off
  • advanced auto
  • manual (5 levels)
Auto HDR: Yes
RAW: compressed ARW 2.3
Video features
Video capabilities: Yes
Resolution:
  • 3840x2160(30p
  • 25p
  • 24p)
  • 1920x1080(120p
  • 100p
  • 60p
  • 60i
  • 24p)
Video format: AVCHD 2.0, MPEG-4, XAVC-S
Audio format: Dolby Digital AC3, MPEG4 AAC-LC, Linear PCM
Microphone: built-in (stereo), external (stereo), level control
Additional video info: Movie length: 29 minutes
Body features and constructions
Environment sealings: Yes 
Card slots:
  • Memory Stick PRO Duo
  • PRO-HG Duo
  • XC-HG Duo
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
Vertical grip: VG-C3EM
Battery: NP-FZ100
Weight: 673g
Dimensions: 127x96x60mm

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