Sony Alpha A1 Body
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The Sony Alpha A1 is the flagship model of this premium range, offering unbelievable image and video quality, as well as a world-class user experience. This exciting Mirrorless release from Sony features a 50.5MP full-frame Exmor RS BSI CMOS Sensor and BIONZ XR Processor, resulting in top-notch image quality and detail in all shooting conditions, and astonishing 8K resolution video recording. This camera is fast and reliable in performance, with up to 30 FPS blackout-free shooting (electronic shutter),a lightning-fast and responsive Hybrid AF system, and built-in 5-Axis stabilisation. A rugged user-friendly body, the Sony Alpha A1 features dual memory card slots, various connectivity options and sturdy, weather-sealed construction.
- 8K video recording
- 50.5MP full-frame Exmor RS BSI CMOS Sensor
- Hybrid AF system (759 phase-detection & 425 contrast-detection points)
- 5-AXIS SteadyShot stabilisation
- 3-inch tilting, touch-sensitive LCD screen and high-res EVF
Sony's flagship Mirrorless offerings keep getting classier and classier and with the Alpha A1, otherwise known as "The One", they have reached an astonishing peak. This premium Mirrorless body offers the latest and greatest in image quality of all types and unprecedented levels of performance, all in a portable body that does not betray the compact form factor that has made this Sony range such success in recent years. Included in the camera is a 50.5MP full-frame Exmor RS BSI CMOS Sensor and BIONZ XR Processor, a combo which is excellent for stills and is also capable of 8K resolution video recording.
The Sony A1 performs its tasks at a lighting speed, with up to 30 frames per second continuous shooting available - the number is 10 frames per second when using the mechanical shutter. To keep you up to speed, the A1 features a hybrid AF system of 759 phase-detection and 425 contrast-detection points. This AF system focuses in extremely low-light conditions and other important AF features are available to help you lock onto your subject in different scenarios - this includes real-time tracking and real-time Eye AF. To keep your photos and videos smooth and free from blur, this high-achieving body includes a built-in 5-Axis SteadyShot stabilisation system - this system helps you out when shooting handheld in tricky lighting conditions, using longer focal length lenses and more.
Although it weighs in at just 737 grams and is manageable for everyday purposes as well as travel, the Sony Alpha A1 is rugged and reliable - it can travel to all corners of the globe with you. It features a magnesium alloy build and extensive sealing at various points throughout the body. A large tilting and touch-sensitive LCD screen can be found at the rear as well as a high-resolution EVF. Dual memory card slots are available to help users manage their workflows, with each slot accepting CFexpress Type A and SD-type memory cards.As stated, the Sony A1 offers premium 8K video recording. Here are some more features that will interest videographers.
- 8K30p and 4K 120p recording
- Internal 10-bit 4:2:2 sampling
- No recording time limit
- Various colour and gamma controls and Hybrid Log Gamma
- S-Cinetone colour matrix
- Microphone and headphone ports for premium audio capture
- Built-in WiFi & NFC for sharing and remote control
- Multi interface shoe
- Pixel shift multi-shooting - shifts sensor to capture consecutive exposures - achieves remarkable 199MB files
- World first - Flicker-free electronic and mechanical shutters
- World first - Flash sync with electronic shutter
|Manufacturer Part Number (MPN)||ILCE1B|
|Sensor Size||36 x 24mm|
|ISO/Sensitivity||100 to 32000 (Expandable: 50 to 102400)|
|Image Stabilisation||Sensor Shift|
|Autofocus Points||759 Autofocus Points|
|Lens Mount||Sony E-Mount|
|Min Shutter Speed||30 sec|
|Max Shutter Speed||1/8000 sec|
|Continuous Shooting Speed||30 fps|
|Self Timer||2, 5, or 10 sec|
|Metering||Spot, Multi-pattern, Centre-weighted, High Light Basis|
|Connectivity||HDMI, Headphone Out, USB C, Wi-Fi, Microphone Input|
|Charger||Includes Li-Ion Charger|
|File Formats||JPEG, RAW|
|Dimensions||128.9 x 96.9 x 69.7 mm|
|Lifestyle Uses||Travel/Landscape, Sports, Slim & Stylish, Portrait, Lightweight|
|Manufacturer's Warranty||2 YEAR|