Well that was unexpected.
It’s a phrase we don’t say often about the camera world, but Sony surprised us in many ways with the A9’s introduction. New cameras have always focused on resolution bumps, autofocus point increases and more numbers to make your head spin. However, the Sony A9 aims to make the final step towards a completely digital camera.
Over the years, digital cameras have steadily moved away from their analog roots. replaced film with digital sensors while did away with optical viewfinders and mirrors. Now the Sony A9 wants you to forget all about mechanical shutters.
At the center of the Sony A9 is the world’s first stacked full-frame CMOS sensor designed to be the fastest imaging chip ever created. Coupled with a dramatically improved electronic viewfinder and shutter, the Sony A9 pitches itself as the ultimate sports camera that can shoot up to 20 fps bursts.
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