Most powerful mirrorless camera? Sony Alpha A1 camera specs out

Sony’s live stream event – ‘the one never seen’ recently unveils the all-new Sony α A1, a full-frame mirrorless camera.

The Sony α A1 sports a 50MP full-frame sensor and has a stunning 30fps burst shooting alongside an 8K video shooting capability, which has established new benchmarks for flagship cameras. It looks like the Sony A9 II but is packed with unseen features in a hybrid before now.

It brings real-time Eye AF for bird pictures using the remarkable 759 AF points covering nearly 93 percent of the image sensor. It could shoot upto 8K in a 30fps movie for upto 30 minutes while 4K in 120fps mode. The Sony α A1 gets a heat dissipation technology, similar to the Sony A7S III.

The newest flagship Sony Alpha A1 additionally has the same 9.44-million pixel viewfinder same as that of the Sony A7S III. It provides 0.90x magnification and a 240fps refresh speed, which can be an incredible way to look at and frame your scene.

The headline for sport photography shooters is the capability to take 50MP stills at 30fps bursts. The Alpha A1 is excellent for any professional shooter, primarily due to the camera’s autofocus performance.

You also get in-body image stabilization, which is now customary for any flagship camera in the mirrorless category.

Sony cameras are known to have excellent autofocus capabilities. Now it seems to have been shot up even further with the Alpha A1. Sony has added birds into the Real-time Eye AF for animals to be simpler to autofocus immediately, so you don’t miss the best shot.

Sony is reassuring continuous shooting AF monitoring even at f/22. There is the typical real-time Eye AF for humans also, which will significantly help in portrait photography.
The best thing about the Sony Alpha A1 is that it is not only a great professional camera for still photography, but it is also excellent for video making. It can output a stunning 16-bit raw video over HDMI, which is excellent for a camera in this class.

It has two CFExpress Type A slots with assistance to UHS-II SD cards too. There’s support for wireless transfer in addition to a built-in Ethernet connection.

It’s expected to be available from March 2021 and could cost approx $6,500.

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