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Sony Alpha a9

alaTest has collected and analyzed 48 reviews of Sony Alpha a9. The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Comments about the screen and portability are generally positive. The battery and image quality also get good feedback, whereas there are some less positive views about the durability and lens.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony Alpha a9 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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Editors choice

Expert review by : Andy Westlake (trustedreviews.com)

Sony A9

 

The Sony Alpha 9 (or A9 for short) is a high-speed full-frame mirrorless camera that's designed to go head to head with Canon and Nikon's flagship professional DSLRs. It's capable of shooting 24MP images at 20 frames per second while keeping focus on...

Jun, 2017

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Jim Fisher (pcmag.com)

Sony a9

 

The Sony a9 camera packs an incredible autofocus system, full-frame image sensor, and 4K video, all in a body that's smaller than most SLRs.

Shoots at 20fps with subject tracking. Full-frame 24MP image sensor. 93-percent focus coverage. Electronic shutter eliminates blackout. Also supports traditional mechanical shutter. Large, crisp EVF. Tilting touch LCD. In-body 5-axis stabilization. New...

Pricey. Only one slot UHS-II compliant. Dense menu system. Uncompressed Raw capture cuts speed to 12fps. Lens library missing wide aperture super telephoto options.

The Sony a9 is a big step forward for mirrorless technology. It betters the fastest, most expensive SLRs in capture rate, spreads its autofocus system across almost the entirety of a full-fame image sensor, and has a really fantastic EVF—one that, in...

Apr, 2019

Expert review by : Carey Rose (dpreview.com)

Sony a9 Full Review: Mirrorless Redefined

 

With the 24MP, 20fps full-frame mirrorless a9, Sony is clearly looking to shake up the sports and action photographer market. Read our full review to find out if we think it might succeed.

Jun, 2017

Expert review by : Michael Palmer (steves-digicams.com)

Sony Alpha 9 (a9)

 

Sony started this morning looking for WOWS and, in announcing their newest full-frame flagship ILC, I think they earned 'em.

Apr, 2017

Expert review by : Phil Hall (techradar.com)

Sony Alpha A9 review

 

Taking the fight to Canon and Nikon

Blistering performance ; Incredibly fast and capable AF ; No viewfinder blackout ; Impressive level of customization ; Excellent results from 24MP sensor ; High-res viewfinder ; Oversampled 4K footage

Weather sealing not as robust as rivals ; No XQD card slots ; Balance not great with long lenses ; Very limited touchscreen control ; Battery life not a match for rivals

The Alpha A9 doesn't fail to impress. The AF system Sony has blessed this camera with is not only incredibly quick, the tracking performance needs to be seen to be believed. Partner that with incredibly fast 20fps burst shooting, and a large and bright...

Nov, 2018

Expert review by : Bryan Carnathan (the-digital-picture.com)

Sony a9 Review

 

Sony has been getting a lot of attention for their cameras recently and the a9 is another prime reason to consider adding a Sony model to your kit. The a9 is targeted squarely at professional photographers with the current market-leading models, the...

Jul, 2017

Expert review by : Ilse Jurriën (letsgodigital.org)

Sony A9 sample pictures

 

Sony Alpha 9 test pictures : Sony has announced a new professional digital camera. The Sony A9 is a full-frame mirrorless camera with the first stacked full-frame CMOS sensor. In 2015, Sony first used the stacked CMOS sensor technology into its...

Sony Japan published a series of test pictures to assess the image quality of this revolutionary camera. The following Sony A9 sample pictures are reduced in size to display appropriately. Click on the link below the picture to download the original...

Apr, 2017

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com.au)

The Sony A9: If you photograph action, you'll want it (hands-on)

 

It's not perfect and it's too expensive for many of us, but the A9 is fast, accurate, lightweight and delivers on photo quality.

Apr, 2017

Expert review by : Ilse Jurriën (letsgodigital.org)

Sony A9 mirrorless camera

 

Sony A9 full-frame mirrorless camera : For some time there has been talk about the new Sony A9 Full-Frame camera. Today was the day Sony officially announced its most advanced and innovative digital camera. The Sony α9 (model ILCE-9) offers a level of...

The new Sony A9 also offers 4K (3840x2160p) video recording across the full width of the full-frame image sensor. When shooting in this format, the camera uses full pixel readout without pixel binning to collect 6K of information, oversampling it to...

Apr, 2017

Expert review by : Ilse Jurriën (letsgodigital.org)

Sony Alpha 9 SLR camera

 

Sony A9 DSLR camera : The Sony Alpha 9 has long been expected. Now that Sony has scheduled a press conference later this month, it seems this full-frame camera will actually arrive. The A9 will be a true flagship model that replaces the current Sony...

The new Sony Alpha SLR camera may not be as fast as the A7 III, nevertheless, the new flagship camera will offer unlimited RAW burst shooting, probably at a rate of approx. 14fps. In addition, the Sony Alpha 9 will incorporate a 5-axis image...

Apr, 2017

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