Sony A9 Mark III

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The A9 Mark II is Sony’s full frame camera targeted towards photojournalists and sports shooters. The new version has more dust and moisture sealing.

  • Sensor
    • 24.6mp Sony CMOS BSI stacked sensor with global shutter
    • full frame, 35.6 x 23.8mm
    • no AA filter
    • five axis image stabilization (8 stops, body only)
  • Processor: BIONZ XR
  • Mount: Sony FE-Mount
  • Images: 
    • 6000 x 4000 JPEG, HEIF (10-bit), or ARW raw (14 bit)
    • 1:1, 3:2, 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratios
    • maximum 120 fps continuous 
    • 390 JPEG fine, 192 frame raw buffer maximum
    • pre-capture (up to a full second)
    • Speed boost (immediate change of frame rate via button press)
  • Video:  
    • 2160P/120/60/50/30/25/24 at up to 100Mbps XAVC S (6K oversampled (put to 60P) or 1.5x crop)
    • 1080P/120/100/60/50/25/24 at up to 120Mbps, many more
    • S-Cinetone, S-Log
    • stereo audio
    • 10-bit 4:2:2 all-I internal compression
    • Type A (full) HDMI connector
    • Headphone/Mic connections
  • Shutter: 
    • electronic 30 sec to 1/80000 sec (1/16000 in continuous frame rates), bulb
  • Exposure: 
    • multi, center-weighted, spot metering
    • -5 to +5EV exposure compensation
    • 9 white balance settings (plus Auto and Custom)
    • ISO 250-25600 (plus Auto and 125, 51200)
  • Focus: 
    • 759-point phase detect (covers 96% of frame)
    • -5 EV focus (at f/1.8)
    • single point, five sizes of zones, multi-area, face detect, tracking, manual focus override
    • subject detection, human, vehicles, animals, birds, insects, including animal priority, bird priority
    • focus joystick
  • Display: 
    • 3.2” 2.095m dot LCD
    • DCI-P3 Color Space
    • fully articulating touchscreen 
  • Viewfinder: 
    • 9.44m dot OLED EVF, blackout free
    • 0.9x magnification
    • +4 to -3m diopter
    • 25mm eye point
  • Flash: 
    • hot shoe
    • flash sync at any shutter speed
    • red-eye reduction, slow sync, rear sync, pc sync socket
  • Remote: optional RM-VPR1, RMT-P1BT wireless
  • Other Notable Features: Wi-Fi 802.11ac (5Ghz), NFC, Bluetooth, weather-sealed body, USB-C 3.2 Gen 1, Time-lapse, optional VG-C5 vertical grip, external mic option (including via hot shoe), 1000BASE-T Ethernet connection, voice memo
  • Cards: 
    • CFexpress Type A, dual slot 
    • Can also take UHS II SD
  • Battery: 
    • NP-FZ100
    • 400 shots CIPA with EVF
    • USB PD capable
  • Size and Weight: 
    • 5.1 x 3.8 x 3" (128.9 x 96.4 x 77.5mm) wide, tall, deep
    •  ounces (617g without battery)
  • Colors: Black
  • Price: US$5999 body only
  • Current Firmware: version 1.00
  • Announced: October 7, 2023 (available Spring 2024)

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