Sony a1 Specifications

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Name Sony a1
Manufacturer Sony
Release Date and Price
Release Year 2021
Release Date 2021-01-26
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Camera Type
Camera Type Mirrorless
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Sensor Size Full Frame (approx 36 x 24 mm)
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Sensor Type Stacked CMOS
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Resolution 8640 x 5760 pixels
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Megapixels 50 MP (49766400 total pixels)
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Image Processor Dual Bionz XR
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ISO Range 100 - 32000
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White Balance Presets 7
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Custom White Balance Yes
Setting Up Custom White Balance in Your Camera
Image Stabilization Yes (Sensor-shift)
Image Stabilization in Digital and Mirrorless Cameras
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 0 stops
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Uncompressed format RAW
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Optics and Focus
Autofocus Motor Yes
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Autofocus Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Selective Single Point
Face Detection

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Focus Points 759
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Lens Mount Sony E

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Focal Length Multiplier Full frame
No multiplier
24 mm remains 24 mm
50 mm remains 50 mm
100 mm remains 100 mm
200 mm remains 200 mm

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Screen and viewfinder
Articulated LCD Tilting
Screen size 3
Screen dots 1440000
Touchscreen Yes
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Screen Type TFT LCD
Live view Yes
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Viewfinder Type Electronic
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Viewfinder Coverage 100%
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Viewfinder Magnification 0.9
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Viewfinder Resolution 9437184
Photography features
Frames per second 30 fps
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Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds
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Maximum Shutter Speed 1/8000 seconds
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Built-in Flash No
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External Flash Yes
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Self-Timer Yes
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Time-lapse No
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Metering Modes Multi
Center Weighted
Highlight Weighted

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Exposure Compensation +/- 5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
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Videography features
Video Recording Yes
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Video Format H.264

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Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160
7680 x 4320

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Built-in Microphone Yes
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Built-in Speakers Yes
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Memory Card Compact Flash Express

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HDMI Output Yes
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Microphone Port Yes
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Headphone Port Yes
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Wireless Yes
Built-In 802.11ac (Dual Band)

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Remote Control Yes (via Bluetooth or tethered PC)
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Body and Dimensions
Enviromentally sealed Yes
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Battery Battery Pack
Battery Details NP-FZ100 lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery SKU NP-FZ100
Battery Life 530 shots according to CIPA
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Width 129 mm
Height 97 mm
Depth 81 mm
Weight 737 gram including battery
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