Sony A1: specifications and reviews
Product images (click to enlarge):
199 MP with pixel shift
JPEG, RAW, HEIF
Auto Focus and Metering
anti-flickering also with electronic shutter, 1/400 X-sync only via multi-shoe hotshoe (no via X-sync socket)
Viewfinder & Screen
0.90x (35mm. equiv)
Tiltable less than 180°
Settings, Tap to focus
Full HD @ 24/25/30p, Full HD @ 50/60p, Full HD @ 100/120p, Full HD @ 200/240p, 4k @ 24/25/30p, 4K @ 50/60p, 4K@ 100/120p, 8K @ 24/25/30p
RAW at 16 bit
no record limits
Connectivity & Storage
Microphone, Phones, HDMI, USB3, Power, USB-C, Ethernet, External flash
Dual slot, SD, SD UHS-II
[Review on movie capabilities] Sony A1 shows state-of-the-art consumer camera results in the lab test in all disciplines: rolling shutter, dynamic range, and latitude, using the internal codecs [... ] As long as these cameras use the current 12bit sensor read out architecture for video we cannot expect much more than these results.
Flagship mirrorless comparison - Canon EOS R3, Sony a1 and Nikon Z9
It is the most refined Alpha-series interchangeable lens camera yet. Its combination of speed and resolution for both stills and video set it apart in a crowded field of excellent options, though that combination is also responsible for the price it commands. [...] Most any professional photographer will be able to use the a1 for most anything they'd think to shoot.
- Tony & Chelsea Northrup on YouTube
- Dustin Abbott
This may be the most sophisticated mass market camera ever made, combining the tracking capabilities and burst rate of a Canon 1DxIII or a Nikon D5 with the vast resolution of the a7R series and then, to top it all off, the video capabilities of a cine camera. I suspect the most often cited negative you’ll hear is the price, which, at $6498 USD.