24.2-megapixel full-frame stacked Exmor RS CMOS sensor with integral memory
Achieves high sensitivity of up to ISO 204,800 with the design of a back-illuminated structure, captures high-resolution images up to 6000 x 4000 pixels.
100 - 51,200 ISO range (expandable to 50-204,800) for crisp, clear photos even in low light
Shoot confidently without sacrificing detail, even in extremely low light.
20 fps continuous shooting without blackout
Offers high-speed continuous shooting without a break for as many as 362 shots.
693-point focal plane phase-detection AF
Provides distinctively wide and dense AF point coverage over approximately 93% of the image area.
High-resolution 4K movie recording
Full-pixel readout without pixel binning makes it possible to deliver detail-rich high-resolution 4K movies.
One-touch remote & one-touch sharing
Use one-touch remote to turn a smartphone or tablet into a viewfinder/remote control. One-touch sharing transfers photos/videos to your device for sharing on social networks.*
FTP transfer via LAN terminal on the camera body
Offers convenient transfer of still image files to a specified FTP server for viewing and management as needed.
2.95" 1440k-dot LCD screen
Take charge of the camera performance with this 3.0-type tiltable LCD touch screen. Convenient Touch Focus feature also allows you to freely choose an area of focus by simply touching the LCD screen.
High-speed BIONZ X image processing engine
Optimized for speed to reliably capture fast-moving subjects and realized continuous shooting of up to 20 fps.
Preview the shot before taking it with the Quad-VGA OLED electronic viewfinder
Bright, high-contrast viewfinder lets you see the results before you shoot, and features 3686K dots for amazing resolution.
Fast Hybrid AF system
Allows you to confidently capture everything from fast-action sports to fast-moving wildlife.
Enhanced Eye AF
Eye AF automatically detects and focuses on the subject's eye.
AI-driven Real-time Tracking Mode for precise and robust subject tracking
Real-time Tracking uses Sony’s latest AF algorithm - which includes Artificial Intelligence-based object recognition - to detect and follow subjects with unprecedented accuracy.**
Five-axis SteadyShot in-body image stabilization unit and high-precision gyro sensors
Provide a 5.0-step shutter speed advantage for full-frame images.
Wide dynamic range, 14-bit uncompressed RAW
14-bit RAW format is supported, and is a good choice in situations where the sensor's wide dynamic range and fine gradation reproduction will benefit the images being captured.
Robust magnesium alloy body with dust- and moisture-resistant design
Provides durability in a variety of shooting conditions.
HDMI (Type-D) output makes 4K UHD TV hookup a snap
Easily connect your camera to a 4K UHD TV for immediate movie playback. HDMI cable is required and is sold separately.
Dual media slots (UHS-II SD Card compatible)
Two SD media card slots are provided for still and movie storage (one slot for SD cards or Memory Stick) with the lower card slot being UHS-II compatible for faster write speed.
*Requires high-speed Internet service.
** Firmware version 5.0 for the Sony α9 is required.