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Sony Alpha A9

£2,549.00
Sony Alpha A9
98
Reviews
236 Reviews + 16 Awards
73
Features
Good Features
90
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
57
Value for Money
Average
85
Age
18 Months Old
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and high image quality 673g digital camera, good for portrait photography. This digital camera has [an excellent] picture resolution, a good autofocus and it's really able to produce good images.
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673g Mirrorless 24.2MP 6000 X 4000 Pixels Aug 2017
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With outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Sony Alpha A9 number 237 across all digital cameras.

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Kagoo Score
98
Reviews
73
Features
91
Popularity
57
Value for Money
86
Age

80

80
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 80?

It has outstanding expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received 16 awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Trusted Reviews plus seven other sites and a "Recommended" award from Focus-Numerique.fr plus two other sites.
At over a year old this digital camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2019.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average megapixels
6000 x 4000 pixels image resolution
A new dimension of photographic speed
High-speed continuous shooting at up to 20fps
Blackout-free shooting
AF/AE calculations up to 60 times/sec
Electronic shutter speeds up to 1/32000 sec
No noise distraction

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each digital camera by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the digital camera is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec digital cameras come to market, the older digital cameras will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this Sony digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for portrait photography, ranking number 116 in portrait photography cameras. It is also very good for sports photography, ranking number 66 in sports photography cameras as well being good for everyday photography, ranking number 218 in everyday photography cameras.
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4.9 stars (236 reviews)

49%

of Customers Would Recommend
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8 Editor's Choice Awards

This digital camera has received eight Editor's Choice Awards from a number of expert reviews sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar and reviewed.com.
Editor's Choice from Trusted Reviews Editor's Choice from Techradar Editor's Choice from reviewed.com Editor's Choice from chip.com.my Editor's Choice from photoreview.com.au Editor's Choice from thephoblographer.com Editor's Choice from log.com.tr Editor's Choice from 3dnews.ru

3 Recommended Awards

The Sony Alpha A9 has received a Recommended Award from expert review sites pcauthority.com.au, focus-numerique.fr and dkamera.de.
Recommended from pcauthority.com.au Recommended from focus-numerique.fr Recommended from dkamera.de

5 Further Awards

It's received five Awards from a number of expert reviews sites including PhotographyBlog.com, EISA.eu and hardwarezone.com.my.
Essential from PhotographyBlog.com EISA Best Product from EISA.eu 9/10 from hardwarezone.com.my Silver from digifotopro.nl 5 Star from fotomaniak.pl

What Are People Saying About the Sony Alpha A9?

Picture Quality
38
9
Lens System
31
4
Viewfinder / Screen
18
6
Video Capability
5
4
Features
9
0
Sports Photography
4
2
Design
12
3
Ease of Use
9
3
Size and Weight
8
3
Noise Level
9
0
Robustness
6
0
Landscape Photography
2
0
Battery
3
1
Price
1
3
Flash
1
0
Connectivity
1
2
Portrait Photography
1
0
Exposure Controls
1
0
8 Out of 10 People Thought it Was Not Priced Fairly

Seven people thought that the Sony Alpha A9 was expensive.

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Expensive
7 people agree
No people disagree
  • Sure it is expensive, but so is jumping from camera to camera trying to find one that matches its advertising hype. Buy right the first time and go shoot. ...
    SRHEdD - Bestbuy.com 30 Nov 2018
  • ... wedding photographer and I ended up pulling the trigger and while it was an expensive switch, I am happy I did. The camera is not for everyone, but it ...
    John - Bhphotovideo.com 26 Jun 2017
  • ... in-body ima... 20 FPS Continuous shooting. Dual USC-II SD Slots. Astronomically expensive.
    pcworld.co.nz 24 Nov 2017
  • ... the appeal...20 FPS Continuous shooting. Dual USC-II SD Slots. Astronomically expensive.
    Good Gear Guide.com.au 24 Nov 2017
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    Very Poor Value for Money
    4 people agree
    2 people disagree
    The Vast Majority of Owners Thought the Sony Alpha A9 Was Reliable

    Several people thought that the Sony Alpha A9 was well made and was really strong and durable.

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    Well Made
    5 people agree
    No people disagree
  • PDN is a member of the Technical Image Press Association which has contracted with Image Engineering to perform detailed lab tests of digital cameras. ...
    pdnonline.com 14 Nov 2017
  • The A-9 is without a doubt cutting edge technology SONY should be commended for their engineering marvel. my use of this equipment is mostly sports and ...
    Joe - Bhphotovideo.com 6 Jun 2017
  • ... whatever. Seriously, this camera is so versatile and well made that I would use it in any situation. I had the opportunity to preview the a9 prior to release, ...
    Vaderbreath - Bhphotovideo.com 29 Jun 2017
  • ... when shooting with electronic shutter. Drastically improved battery. Beautifully built. Decent frequencies. Fluid FHD and QHD performance. RX Vega looms ...
    DP Review 22 Apr 2017
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    Very Strong and Durable
    4 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Over 10 People Thought This Digital Camera Had a Good Battery Life

    More than 10 people thought that the Sony Alpha A9 had an excellent battery life.

  • ... about a second from a cold start, even quicker to wake up. Battery life is better than advertised. I shot a mix of single and high speed shots in the first ...
    Ingold - Bhphotovideo.com 14 Oct 2017
  • ... about a second from a cold start, even quicker to wake up. Battery life is better than advertised. I shot a mix of single and high speed shots in the first ...
    Edward - Bhphotovideo.com 14 Oct 2017
  • ... stills shooting. 5-axis image stabilisation. Solid, compact build. Good battery life. Cheaper than Canon and Nikon rivals. Slick 4x slo-mo video. Screen ...
    stuff.tv/my/ 11 Aug 2017
  • ... distortion. Excellent electronic viewfinder with zero blackout. Impressive battery life. AF area not highlighted in viewfinder when moved via the joystick. ...
    Trusted Reviews 15 Jun 2017
  • The Majority of People Thought the Sony Alpha A9 Was a Good Size

    Several people thought that the Sony Alpha A9 was very compact and was a good body shape.

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    Really Compact
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
  • Sony has introduced the Alpha 9, also know as the A9, at the top of its compact system camera line-up, above the A7 II, A7S II and A7R II.It has a full-frame ...
    camerajabber.com 3 Jul 2017
  • ... opportunity. Its picture quality is brilliant and the battery life is one of the best we have seen on a compact system camera...Brilliant image quality. ...
    goodhousekeeping.co.uk 31 May 2018
  • ... somethin...Incredibly fast stills shooting. 5-axis image stabilisation. Solid, compact build. Good battery life. Cheaper than Canon and Nikon rivals. Slick ...
    stuff.tv/my/ 11 Aug 2017
  • ... someth...Incredibly fast stills shooting. 5-axis image stabilisation. Solid, compact build. Good battery life. Cheaper than Canon and Nikon rivals. Slick ...
    stuff.tv 10 Aug 2017
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    A Good Body Shape
    3 people agree
    3 people disagree
    More Than 10 People Thought the Sony Alpha A9 Was Well Designed

    Several people thought that the Sony Alpha A9 was very good-looking and ergonomic.

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    Really Good-Looking
    7 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • ... of professionals. Provided with the review unit was a beautiful FE 12-24mm F4 G ultra wide angle lens to help accommodate our review. The camera is compatible ...
    chip.com.my 6 Nov 2017
  • ... profiles like the other A series, but the video coming off the sensor is simply gorgeous without it (shooting in Ntrl)...
    Jfulton - Bhphotovideo.com 10 Jul 2017
  • ... Nikon, Canon, Fuji, Pentax, or another digital camera. Biggest pluses: Beautiful images, amazing continuous focus ability when using Sony E-mount lenses, ...
    Christopher - Bhphotovideo.com 10 Aug 2017
  • ... farther from my subject. I have the new Canon 24-70 2.8L II lens. This is a beautiful, fast lens that serves for 95% of my photographic needs. But, no ...
    Mark - Bhphotovideo.com 7 Jun 2017
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    Really Ergonomic
    4 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    More Than 10 People Thought it Was Not Difficult to Use

    Several people thought that the Sony Alpha A9 was very easy to use, had good controls and was very easy to handle.

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    Very Easy to Use
    5 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... weeks, the A7Rii may be the spare, despite its many fine qualities. The A9 is easy to use, and nothing gets in your way. The high shooting speed and quick ...
    Ingold - Bhphotovideo.com 14 Oct 2017
  • ... weeks, the A7Rii may be the spare, despite its many fine qualities. The A9 is easy to use, and nothing gets in your way. The high shooting speed and quick ...
    Edward - Bhphotovideo.com 14 Oct 2017
  • ... Oppo R11 Smart PhoneThomas BartlettView all articles...Glorious photos, easy to use. Quite the price.
    gadgetguy.com.au 14 Sep 2017
  • ... portraiture. All of the good points from all other reviews are correct, the camera is a joy to use. In a week I have shot fast running dog portraits, slow ...
    Bob - Bhphotovideo.com 2 Jun 2017
  • View All Reviews About Joy to Use
    Has Good Controls
    4 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Really Easy to Handle
    3 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    9 Out of 10 People Thought the Sony Alpha A9 Had Well Executed Technical Features

    More than 10 people thought that the Sony Alpha A9 had good features.

  • ... on fairly limited area of photography. As a professional-level camera the Sony Alpha 9 has an extensive feature set and there's a huge range of customisation ...
    camerajabber.com 3 Jul 2017
  • ... over to check it out at our YouTube Channel. Amongst the best features are a 24MP full frame CMOS stacked sensor. Additionally, there is a new 100-400mm ...
    thephoblographer.com 18 Apr 2017
  • The Sony Alpha 9 is being called a game changer because it offers a lot of features which aren't available with professional, high speed DSLRs. It offers ...
    shutterbug.com 20 Jul 2017
  • ... joystick, and extremely high quality EXMOR RS sensor and Bionz X processor are all amazing features. The new sensor's sharpness and low light ability are ...
    EnterDaxh - Bestbuy.com 1 Jan 2018
  • Some People Thought it Was Not Easy to Connect to Other Devices

    Two people thought that the Sony Alpha A9 didn't have gps.

  • ... I bought one spare battery, and probably won't need another. It does not have a built-in GPS, but it couples with an iPhone via PlayMemories Mobile to ...
    Ingold - Bhphotovideo.com 14 Oct 2017
  • ... I bought one spare battery, and probably won't need another. It does not have a built-in GPS, but it couples with an iPhone via PlayMemories Mobile to ...
    Edward - Bhphotovideo.com 14 Oct 2017
  • Most People Thought it Had an Acceptable Noise Level

    Over 10 people thought that the Sony Alpha A9 was very quiet.

  • ... sensor and fully electronic shutter featuring 20fps shooting, silent vibration-free operation, anti-distortion shutter, 1/32000 shutter, 4k video, dual ...
    Camera Labs 18 Apr 2017
  • ... shutter is the main reason I bought my previous Sony Cameras. The A9 continues with the silent shutter and is a must have for any set photographer. I would ...
    Michael - Bhphotovideo.com 7 Jun 2017
  • ... after I used a few days, my jaws dropped wow amazing AF system and completely silent. I love it. If you want 20fps and silent camera. Sony A9 is the one. ...
    Thy - Bhphotovideo.com 31 Oct 2018
  • ... amazing AF system and completely silent. I love it. If you want 20fps and silent camera. Sony A9 is the one. Check out my Sony A9 testing video on Flickr ...
    Thy - Bhphotovideo.com 31 Oct 2018
  • More Than 40 People Thought it Had a Lens That Was Good

    Over 20 people thought that the Sony Alpha A9 had a good autofocus and several people thought that it also had a superb image stabiliser and had a good lens.

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    Has a Good Autofocus
    29 people agree
    3 people disagree
  • ... with features like blackout-free, continuous shooting at 20 FPS, lightning fast autofocus and 5 axis in-body ima... Even if there are parts of the Sony ...
    Good Gear Guide.com.au 24 Nov 2017
  • ... with features like blackout-free, continuous shooting at 20 FPS, lightning fast autofocus and 5 axis in-body ima... 20 FPS Continuous shooting. Dual USC-II ...
    pcworld.co.nz 24 Nov 2017
  • ... sports photographers. It's a 24MP, full frame mirrorless camera that can shoot at 20 frames per second with full autofocus. And, just as importantly, with ...
    DP Review 22 Apr 2017
  • ... II sho... The Sony a9 shoots faster than any other full-frame camera out there thanks to a stacked CMOS sensor with incredible autofocus coverage...Shoots ...
    PC Mag 26 Apr 2017
  • View All Reviews About Focus
    Has a Brilliant Image Stabiliser
    6 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good Lens
    6 people agree
    2 people disagree
    The Majority of Owners Thought the Sony Alpha A9 Had a Good Screen or Viewfinder

    Several people thought that the Sony Alpha A9 was mirrorless, had an outstanding viewfinder and had a good screen.

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    Mirrorless
    12 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • ... Sony Alpha A9 is worth every penny. It's a fantastic mirrorless camera that'll be able to tackle every photo opportunity. Its picture quality is brilliant ...
    goodhousekeeping.co.uk 31 May 2018
  • ... speed and a continuation of Sony's bid to make the mirrorless full frame camera a serious competitor to the long-established world of the DSLR, the new ...
    Ephotozine 2 Jul 2017
  • ... DSLRs like the Nikon D5 (£5,000, shoots at 1... Sony's high-end mirrorless cameras continue to impress, and the A9 represents a genuine challenge to Nikon ...
    stuff.tv 10 Aug 2017
  • ... DSLRs like the Nikon D5 (shoots at 14fps) and... Sony's high-end mirrorless cameras continue to impress, and the A9 represents a genuine challenge to Nikon ...
    stuff.tv/my/ 11 Aug 2017
  • View All Reviews About Mirrorless
    Has an Outstanding Viewfinder
    5 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Has a Good Screen
    4 people agree
    5 people disagree
    Has an Electronic Viewfinder
    4 people agree
    2 people disagree
    More Than 80 People Thought the Sony Alpha A9 Produced Good Quality Pictures

    More than 20 people thought that the Sony Alpha A9 was very able to produce good images and had a brilliant picture resolution. Analysis of the reviews also revealed that several people thought that it had a superb picture quality, had a good ISO range and image sensor.

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    Very Able to Produce Good Images
    34 people agree
    8 people disagree
  • ... tag of the Sony Alpha A9, it doesn't disappoint. At 24MP, the camera took some fantastic pictures. It packs in a lot of detail with shots of people and ...
    goodhousekeeping.co.uk 31 May 2018
  • ... lens I expected. But... What more to say? This camera and lens combination takes glorious photos, and helps you take them easily. My, what a great camera ...
    gadgetguy.com.au 14 Sep 2017
  • ... to professional photographers. Whereas the A7R II targeted landscape photographers with its huge 42 megapixel resolution and the A7S II clearly appealed ...
    PhotographyBlog.com 2 Jul 2017
  • ... once again teamed up with over two dozen other member magazines from around the world to select the winners in the annual TIPA World Awards for the best photo products of 2018 in 40 d...
    shutterbug.com 18 Apr 2018
  • View All Reviews About Image
    Has an Outstanding Picture Resolution
    29 people agree
    5 people disagree
    Has a Superb Picture Quality
    8 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good ISO Range
    6 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Has a Good Image Sensor
    4 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    5 Out of 10 People Thought it Was Good for Video Capture

    Six people thought that the Sony Alpha A9 was good for video recording.

  • ... just returned from a 4 day shoot in Cuba and i must say, the video is outstanding for the price. The lack of picture profiles and customization didn't ...
    Alex - Bhphotovideo.com 8 Jun 2017
  • ... me speechless with the photos I've captured. It's everything I need. Video is amazing. Size is perfect since I'm always on the go. It was a great investment.One ...
    Thelegacypro - Bestbuy.com 25 Aug 2017
  • ... highest mp settings on raw file format, also took less than two minutes of video on best quality settings. At the end of less than one half hour; the overheating ...
    Ronald - Bhphotovideo.com 30 May 2017
  • ... the A7Riii. The only downfall to the a9 would be the fact that it lacks picture profiles for better color correction during video recording and editing. ...
    EnterDaxh - Bestbuy.com 1 Jan 2018
  • One Customer Thought it Had a Good Flash
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    One Person Thought it Had Good Exposure Controls
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    Some Owners Thought it Takes Good Landscape Photos

    Two people thought that the Sony Alpha A9 good for landscape photography.

  • ... shutter (hospitals, temples, churches, theaters, ...). At 24MP, it's great even for landscapes and cityscapes, unless you're making very large prints, ...
    Roy - Bhphotovideo.com 8 Jun 2017
  • ... wildlife, and occasional sports. I have loved the a7Rii and I will certainly keep it for landscape and as a second body, but this a9 is perfect for all ...
    John - Bhphotovideo.com 30 May 2017
  • One Owner Thought it is Good for Portraits
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    7 Out of 10 Customers Thought it is Good for Sports Photography

    Four people thought that the Sony Alpha A9 takes good sports photos.

  • ... is going further, touting the Alpha A9 launched in Singapore this past fortnight as a capable sports camera to rival the two big names...
    techgoondu.com 14 Jun 2017
  • ... photographers and the like. It's a speed demon and using it for sports is pretty much cheating - it'll get you thos...Ridiculously fast 20fps burst with ...
    Pocket Lint 4 Jan 2018
  • ... there was still a yawnin... With the a9, Sony has made a formidable mirrorless camera that should appeal to sports and wedding photographers in need of ...
    pdnonline.com 9 Oct 2017
  • ... the exception of the technology centered around the sensor. This is a great camera for sports. It's Amazing. That said, if you do not shoot fast athletes ...
    Plummer - Bhphotovideo.com 11 Sep 2018
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Higher than average megapixels
    6000 x 4000 pixels image resolution
    3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels video resolution
    Higher than average maximum ISO sensitivity
    Shorter than average camera shutter speed
    Has a headphone output
    650 battery life
    6000 x 4000 still image resolution
    Features brightness adjustment
    Supports Wi-Fi
    Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
    Has a tripod mount
    Has a shoe mounting point
    Has a self-timer
    Features contrast adjustment
    Has a pre-flash
    Features bluetooth
    Average display diagonal
    Heavier than average
    Only 3840 x 2160 pixels video resolution

    What the Reviews Say

    The vast majority of owners thought the Sony Alpha A9 was reliable
    Over 10 people thought this digital camera had a good battery life
    The majority of people thought the Sony Alpha A9 was a good size
    More than 10 people thought the Sony Alpha A9 was well designed
    More than 10 people thought it was not difficult to use
    9 out of 10 people thought the Sony Alpha A9 had well executed technical features
    Most people thought it had an acceptable noise level
    More than 40 people thought it had a lens that was good
    The majority of owners thought the Sony Alpha A9 had a good screen or viewfinder
    More than 80 people thought the Sony Alpha A9 produced good quality pictures
    5 out of 10 people thought it was good for video capture
    Some people thought it was not easy to connect to other devices
    Higher Than Average Megapixels

    The megapixels of digital cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 15MP. The megapixels of the Sony Alpha A9 of 24.2MP is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 5% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

    The N_ILCE9.CEC has a maximum image resolution of 6000 x 4000 pixels. That's 51% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. The worst resolution of all digital cameras is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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    3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels Video Resolution

    The highest video resolution of the Sony Alpha A9 is 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 5976 x 3992 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels. A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 is known as UHD.

    A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 is known as UHD.

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    Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

    The ISO sensitivities (max) of digital cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 15,000. The Sony Alpha A9's maximum ISO sensitivity of 25,600 is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 84% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Shorter Than Average Camera Shutter Speed

    The camera shutter speeds of digital cameras range from 0.000016s to 4s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.01s. The Alpha A9's camera shutter speed of only 0.000031s is shorter than 98% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Heavier Than Average

    The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 2.7kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Sony Alpha A9's weight of 673g is in the heaviest 7% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Has a Headphone Output

    The Alpha A9 has a headphone output, which is unusual. 94% of digital cameras do not have a headphone output.

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    650 Battery Life

    Most digital cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Alpha A9 which takes 650 battery life.

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    6000 X 4000 Still Image Resolution

    The Sony Alpha A9 supports a maximum still image resolution of 6000 x 4000. That's 71% higher resolution than a 4320 x 3240 camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. This camera also supports a still image resolution of 6000x4000, 3936x2624, 3008x2000 plus 5 more values. Across all cameras the best resolution is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 6000 x 3368.

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    Only 3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

    The highest video resolution supported by the Sony Alpha A9 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. This digital camera also supports video resolutions of 1280x720 pixels, 1920x1080 pixels and 3840x2160 pixels. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 1024 x 1024 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best).

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    Features Brightness Adjustment

    The Sony Alpha A9 features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 82% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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    Supports Wi-Fi
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    The Sony Alpha A9 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 74% of digital cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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    Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

    The Sony Alpha A9 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 90% of digital cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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    Has a Tripod Mount

    The Alpha A9 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 77% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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    Has a Shoe Mounting Point

    The Alpha A9 has a shoe mounting point, which is unusual. 91% of digital cameras do not have a shoe mounting point.

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    Has a Self-Timer

    The Alpha A9 has a self-timer. 85% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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    Features Contrast Adjustment

    The Sony Alpha A9 features contrast adjustment, unlike 82% of digital cameras which do not feature contrast adjustment.

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    Has a Pre-Flash

    The Alpha A9 has a pre-flash. 96% of digital cameras do not have a pre-flash.

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    Features Bluetooth

    The Sony Alpha A9 features bluetooth, unlike 94% of digital cameras which do not feature bluetooth.

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    Average Display Diagonal
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    The display diagonal of the Alpha A9 of 3" is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 53% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Sony Alpha A9 has been listed on Kagoo since August 2017 and is currently ranked number 237 out of 546 digital cameras.
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    We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A digital camera with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

    We have analysed the Sony Alpha A9, and ranked it:

    Good Value For Money
    This digital camera is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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    Sony Alpha A9 Release Date

    August 2017

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    Sony Alpha A9 Specification

    Key Features
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    Picture Quality
    Still Image Resolution
    Maximum Image Resolution
    Sensor Type
    Image Formats Supported
    Image Sensor Size (W X H)
    Total Megapixels
    Sensor Format
    Supported Aspect Ratios
    Design
    Colour
    Focusing
    Auto Focus (AF) Lock
    Focus
    Light Exposure
    ISO Sensitivity
    Light Exposure Modes
    Maximum ISO Sensitivity
    Minimum ISO Sensitivity
    Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
    Light Metering
    Light Exposure Correction
    Light Exposure Control
    Shutter
    Camera Shutter Speed
    Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
    Camera Shutter Type
    Flash
    Shoe Mounting Point
    Pre-Flash
    Flash Modes
    Flash Exposure Lock
    Flash Exposure Correction
    Video
    Maximum Video Resolution
    Video Recording
    Video Resolution
    Motion JPEG Frame Rate
    Video Formats Supported
    Resolution At Capture Speed
    HD Type
    Audio
    Built-in Microphone
    Voice Recording
    Audio System
    Memory
    Compatible Memory Card
    Memory Slots
    Display
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    Touchscreen
    Flip-Out Screen
    Display
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    Viewfinder
    Viewfinder Screen Size
    Magnification
    Viewfinder Type
    Ports & Interfaces
    HDMI
    USB Version
    Headphone Output
    HDMI Connector Type
    USB Connector
    Camera
    Image Processor
    White Balance
    Shooting Modes
    Photo Effects
    Self-Timer Delay
    Tripod Mount
    Camera Playback
    Contrast Adjustment
    Brightness Adjustment
    Scene Modes
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    Battery Capacity
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    Operational Conditions
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    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

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