Unboxing the Sony A1 by a Sony Artisan

The Sony a1, an example of why the Northrup's Decide DSLRs are Dead

Watched Drew Geraci a Sony Artisan Unboxing the Sony a1.

Just launched, the a1 marks a new era in imaging. Also see the sample images from the a1. The flagship body from Sony ships in March for $6500 from B&H and a retailer near you.

In case you missed it, the features are

  • 50.1-megapixel full-frame stacked Exmor RS CMOS sensor
  • Upgraded BIONZ XR processing engine
  • 30FPS blackout-free continuous shooting
  • 120 AF/AE calculations per second
  • Double the AF speed of the Alpha 9 II
  • Bright, large, 240fps refresh rate. 0.64-type 9.44 million-dot OLED Quad-XGA EVF
  • Silent, vibration-free electronic shutter
  • Anti-flicker shooting with the mechanical and electronic shutter
  • Electronic shutter flash sync up to 1/200 sec.
  • World’s fastest mechanical shutter flash sync up to 1/400 sec.
  • 8K 30p 10-bit 4:2:0 XAVC HS video recording with 8.6K oversampling
  • 4K 120p 10-bit 4:2:2 movie shooting capabilities
  • Wide dynamic range of 15 stops for stills
  • 15+ stops for video
  • Improved Real-time Eye AF for humans and animals, and
  • Real-time Eye AF for birds
  • Tenacious Real-time Tracking that automatically maintains accurate focus
  • 5-axis optical in-body image stabilization for a 5.5-step[xii] shutter speed advantage
  • S-Cinetone color matrix as seen in FX9 and FX6 to deliver an expressive cinematic look
  • Like the a9 II, professional workflow support with the industry’s fastest built-in Wi-Fi, SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps, 1000BASE-T Ethernet and more

Unboxing the Sony a1, Drew sure has a good time. I can’t wait to get mine!

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