Camera tech data for Sony ILCE-9

General
NameSony ILCE-9 , α9, A9
Mount typeE-mount
Supported lensesE, FE, A-mount (via LA-EAx)
Release year2017
Statuscurrent
Digital parameters
Output resolution [pixels]6000×4000, 3936×2624, 3008×2000, 3936×2624 (APS-C), 3008×2000 (APS-C), 1968×1312 (APS-C)
Output resolution (16:9) [pixels]6000×3376, 3936×2216, 3008×1688, 3936×2216 (APS-C), 3008×1688 (APS-C), 1968×1112 (APS-C)
Output resolution (panorama) [pixels]
Output resolution (3D panorama) [pixels]
Effective output pixels24.0 M
Sensor typeCMOS, Bayer pattern, 14-bit ADC
Sensor size [mm] (crop factor)35.6×23.8 (1×)
ISO rangeauto (100–6400; conf.), 50–204800 (1/3 stops)
Color and post-processing
Color spacessRGB, Adobe RGB
Image parameterscontrast, saturation, sharpness (-3 – +3)
Creative stylesstandard, vivid, neutral, clear, deep, light, portrait, landscape, sunset, night view, autumn leaves, B/W, sepia
Picture effectshigh-key, high contrast monochrome, pop color, posterization (color; B/W), partial color (red; yellow; blue; green), toy camera, retro photo, rich-tone monochrome
Picture parameters
Picture profiles
Soft skin effect
White balanceauto, daylight, shade, cloudy, tungsten, fluorescent (4 types), flash, underwater, direct entry, custom (3 registers)
Color temperature range [K]2500–9900
Color temperature increments [K]100
Color compensation index [steps]± 7 (A/B), ± 7 (G/M)
White-balance bracketing [pictures per shot] (steps [mired])3 (10; 20)
Noise reductionlong exp. (>1s), high-ISO (2 levels; off)
D-range optimizeradvanced auto, manual (5 levels)
DRO bracketing [pictures per shot] (levels)3 (2 levels)
Auto HDRauto, manual (1–6 EV)
Lens compensationvignetting, chromatic aberration, distortion
Movie recording
Movie resolutions [size/fps]3840×2160p30, 3840×2160p25, 3840×2160p24, 1920×1080p120, 1920×1080p100, 1920×1080p60, 1920×1080p50, 1920×1080p30, 1920×1080p25, 1920×1080p24, 1920×1080i60, 1920×1080i50, 1280×720p25, 1280×720p30
Movie ISO range100–102400
Shutter speed (movie) [s]1/4 – 1/8000
Movie formatsXAVC-S, AVCHD 2.0, MPEG-4
Audio formatsDolby Digital AC3, MPEG4 AAC-LC, Linear PCM
Movie length29 minutes
Microphonebuilt-in (stereo), 3.5 mm plug (stereo), Multi Interface (stereo), level control
Audio monitoring3.5 mm (stereo)
Movie featuresauto slow shutter, time code, user bit, picture effects, creative styles, HDMI info off, clean HDMI out, rec control, dual video rec, marker settings, Super 35 crop
Auto-focus
AF sensors25 areas, 693 phase detect points
AF range [EV]−3 – 20
AF modesAF-S, AF-C, DMF, Tracking AF
AF assist lightyes
AF adjustment [no. of lenses]30
Features
Eye-startyes
Sensor-based image stabilisationyes
Remote control via USB/WiFiyes
Other featuresall-metal construction, intelligent preview, MF peaking, DT auto crop, on-screen help, Anti-Dust, BRAVIA Sync, face recognition, auto object framing, smile shutter, speaker, level gauge, USB charging, WiFi support, NFC, Bluetooth
Metering
Metering modes1200 segments, center-weighted, average, spot
Metering range [EV] (with spot)−3 – 20 (−3 – 20)
Auto Exposure Lock buttonyes
Exposure modesiAuto, P with shift, A, S, M with shift
Subject programsportrait, landscape, closeup, sport, night view, night portrait, hand-held night shot, sunset, anti motion blur, 3 preset modes
Exposure compensation [stops] (steps [stops])± 5 (1/2), ± 5 (1/3)
Zebrayes
Flash
Flash shoe typeMulti Interface
Accessory shoe capFA-SHC1M
Flash modesnormal, red-eye reduction, rear sync, slow sync
Flash meteringPre-Flash TTL
Requires D flash unityes
Flash guide number [m]/ coverage [mm]-/-
X-Sync speed [s]1/250
High Speed Syncyes
Wireless flash yes (only w/ separate controller)
Wireless x-sync speed [s]1/250
Wireless HSSyes
Ratio flash controlyes
Flash exposure compensation [stops] (steps [stops])± 3 (1/2), ± 3 (1/3)
Studio flash socketyes
Flash Exposure Level lockyes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder typeelectronic
Viewfinder resolution [pixels]1280×960
Viewfinder coverage100%
Viewfinder magnification0.78×
Eye relief [mm]/ from frame [mm]23.0/18.5
Diopter adjustment [diopters]-4.0 – +3.0
Eyepiece cupFDA-EP18
Viewfinder accessory compatibleyes
Live Viewmain sensor
Live View zoom1×, 3.1×, 4.7×, 6.2×, 9.4×
Display
Display technology, size [mm/inches], resolution [dots]TFT, 3″, 1440000
Display mounttilt up 107°, tilt down 41°
Histogram displayluminance, RGB
Automatic brightnessno
Touch screenyes
Video output interfacesHDMI (1080p/1080i/4K)
Display accessories (opt.)screen protector PCK-LG1
Shooting
Frame rate [fps]20, 10, 5, 2.5
Frame rate with AF [fps]20.0
Shutter speed (still) [s]30 – 1/32000, B
Shutter typemech., elec. f. c., elec.
Self-timer [s]10, 5, 2
Continuous self-timer [shots]5, 3
Bracketing frames (stops)3, 5 (1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1, 2, 3), 9 (1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1 )
Remote release socketMulti Terminal
Wireless remote releaseRMT-DSLR1, RMT-DSLR2, RMT-VP1
Release priorityyes
Depth of field previewyes
Aperture can be changed during depth of field previewyes
Silent depth of field previewyes
Storage
Storage media (number of slots)Memory Stick PRO Duo, PRO-HG Duo, XC-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC (2)
Remote storage via USByes
File system formatsFAT12, FAT16, FAT32, exFAT
File formatsARW 2.3, JPEG w/ EXIF 2.31
Power
Batteries1× NP-FZ100
Vertical gripVG-C3EM (1×/2× NP-FZ100)
External power supplybattery pack NPA-MQZ1K, AC adaptor AC-PW20
Construction and accessories
Weather sealingyes
Mount materialsteel
Weight [g]673
Standard accessoriesstrap, body cap, accessory shoe cap FA-SHC1M, USB cable, battery NP-FZ100, charger BC-QZ1, charger AC-UUD12, software, cable protector
Other optional accessorieslens adapters LA-EAx, microphone ECM-CG50, microphone ECM-ALST1, microphone ECM-XYST1M, grip GP-X1EM
Misc
Other interfacesUSB 2.0 (High Speed; Micro-B; Multi Terminal), Ethernet 1000/100
USB modesmass storage, remote control/storage, MTP
PrintingExif Print, Print Image Matching Ⅲ
Latest firmware version (release date)1.01 (06/2017)
Comments
Reviews & linksCarey Rose, Rishi Sanyal, Richard Butler on DPReview.com (full review), Gordon Laing at Camera Labs (full review), TJ Donegan on Reviewed.com (full review)
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