Sony Alpha a9

Released April, 2017
  • 24 MP
  • APS-H 35.6 x 23.8 mm CMOS
  • 3" LCD

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Sony Alpha a9

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

Alpha a9
20 fps
EOS 1300D
3 fps
EOS 600D
3.7 fps

Battery life How many photos per battery charge (CIPA)

Alpha a9
650 photos
Alpha A6000
420 photos
EOS 750D
440 photos

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Megapixels 24 MP
Resolution 6000 x 4000
Size APS-H
Area 35.6 x 23.8 mm
Crop factor 1.0x
Pixel size 35.3 microns
Light sensitivity 50 ISO to 204,800 ISO

focus system

Type Phase detection
Focus points 693
Supports continuous Yes


Min 30 s
Max 1/8000 s

form factor

Size 127 x 96 x 63 mm
Thickness 63 mm
Weight 673 g
Is weather sealed Yes


Includes a GPS No
WiFi 802.11n
Image stabilization Sensor shift


Video Unknown
External mic jack 3.5mm


Type LCD
Size 3"
Resolution 1,440 k dots
Has a touch screen Yes
Has a flip out screen Yes
Supports live view Yes


Viewfinder mirror None
Viewfinder Viewfinder
Type Electronic
Coverage 100%
Magnification 0.78x
Viewfinder size 0.77x


Max continuous shooting 20 fps
Battery life 650 photos
Continuous shooting 20 fps
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