With the 24MP, 20fps full-frame mirrorless a9, Sony is clearly looking to shake up the sports and action photographer market. Read our full review to find out if we think it might succeed.
Sony a9 Launch Coverage
The good news? a9 Raws look good at high ISO, and there's no cost to it dropping to 12 bit mode. The bad news? That's because there are only 12 bits worth of dynamic range to begin with. Rishi digs into Sony's sports specialist's sensor.
The new Sony a9 not only offers powerful technical capability, but also carefully thought out ergonomic improvements. We've updated the story with a deeper dive into Memory Recall abilities. Read more
It's been a long week since the Sony a9 announcement, but now we're finally able to show you our real world samples gallery from Sony's shooting event in New York. Click through for hockey, figure skating and a full-on track meet. Read more
While combing through our thousands of images from Sony's a9 launch event last week, we've taken a critical look at the camera's revamped JPEG engine and the effectiveness of its 653-point autofocus system. Read more
In this article, we'll be directly comparing the Sony a9 and a7R II, looking in detail at exactly where their differences lie. For some photographers, the a9 might meet their needs admirably, whereas for others, the older a7R II might be just as good - or better. Read more
The Sony a9 is here and it's likely to make a lot of sports photographers curious about switching to Sony. But what's the actual cost of switching if you're a pro? Read more
The Sony a9 is an impressive looking camera. However, there are a number of factors that make it more difficult for a working professional to change systems. We spoke to a couple of photojournalists about the factors that might stand in the way of switching. Read more
Announced alongside the a9 is an accessory that should excite existing E-mount camera owners, particularly videographers: the NPA-MQZ1K Multi-Battery Adaptor Kit. It's a four battery charger that doubles as an external power supply for most E-mount models. Read more
Live from New York it's the Sony Alpha a9! Our team is getting their hands all over the a9 and the new 100-400mm, and we've added some comments about the most important new features. Read more