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Sony Alpha 1 User Manual now Available for Download

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The Sony A1 user’s manual and reference manual are now available online for download to your computer, tablet or smartphone.

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Sony a1 vs Canon EOS R5 Review About Portraits, Sports and Wildlife

Tony & Chelsea Northrup published a new Sony a1 vs Canon EOS R5 review. The video rewview compares the $6,500 full-frame 50MP 30 frames per second (FPS) Sony a1 vs the $4,500 45MP 20 FPS Canon EOS R5.

They’ve tested eye detect autofocus for portraits with both humans and dogs. Then, they take wildlife photos to test the bird eye AF. Next, they test two sports scenarios: photographing people running at the camera and motorsports / cars.

The results are genuinely shocking – the Sony a1 frequently blows us away with its speed, but the less expensive Canon R5 also wins many of the comparisons! Check out the Sony a1 vs Canon EOS R5 Review About Portraits, Sports and Wildlife! Continue reading…

New Sony a1 Review by DPReview TV

Jordan and Chris at DPReview TV published their review for the Sony a1 mirrorless camera, including autofocus, flash sync with electronic shutter, lossless compressed raw, video performance and more.

With a brand new 50.1-megapixel full-frame stacked Exmor RS image sensor, up to 120 AF/AE calculations per second, 8K 30p 10-bit 4:2:0 video and much more, the Sony a1 is the most technologically advanced, innovative camera that Sony has ever released.

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Sony a1 Real World PREVIEW : Overhyped, Overpriced ?

Sony a1 Real World Preview video. Jared Polin published the latest Sony a1 hands on preview in the Real World. This is NOT a review just yet as Jared Polin can’t open RAW files yet in Adobe Lightroom and need to spend more time using the camera. In addition, Jared Polin will be comparing the Sony a1 to the Canon EOS R5 more in the future.

The Sony a1 is scheduled to start shipping on March 4, 2021, and it is expected to be one of the best selling mirrorless cameras in 2021. The price of the high-end full frame mirrorless camera is $6,499 and available at AmazonB&HAdorama. Sony A1 Availability & in Stock Tracker

Here is the Sony a1 Real World PREVIEW. Enjoy ! Continue reading…

Sony a1 Video Reviews Roundup

The Sony USA embargo has just ended for Sony Alpha 1 reviews on YouTube, so you can now watch a number of real-life hands-on videos about Sony’s new flagship camera. Sony Ambassador Mark Galer has also published some full-size sample images here.

The Sony a1 is scheduled to start shipping on March 4, 2021, and it is expected to be one of the best selling mirrorless cameras in 2021. The price of the high-end full frame mirrorless camera is $6,499 and available at AmazonB&HAdoramaHere are the Sony a1 Video Reviews Roundup. Enjoy ! Continue reading…

Sony Alpha A1 and the Computational Photography on Full Frame Cameras

The subject of computational photography, or anything really computational, is very interesting. The Sony Alpha 1, A1 (ILCE-1) sensor is so fast and DPReview TV asks could the new a1 use computational photography like a smartphone to create even better photos?

Compared to the 61MP a7R IV, the a1’s advanced 50MP Exmor RS stacked BSI CMOS and BIONZ XR processor promise to deliver better low-light performance up to ISO 102400 without sacrificing much in terms of raw resolution.

The Sony a1 is scheduled to start shipping on March 4, 2021, and it is expected to be one of the best selling mirrorless cameras in 2021. The price of the high-end full frame mirrorless camera is $6,499 and available at AmazonB&HAdorama. Continue reading…

Sony a1 Unboxing : Comparison with Sony a9 II, Canon EOS R5, EOS-1D X Mark III

Sony a1 unboxing video is out. You can watch the Sony a1 unboxing and sniff test from Jared Polin.

A few lucky photographers got their hands on the Sony a1 and the videos are finally starting to roll out. In this video review Jared wanted to give you a first look at the Sony a1 body and do some quick size comparisons between the Sony a9 IICanon 1DX Mark III and Canon EOS R5. Check it out !

Sony a1 body: $6,498 at  AmazonB&HAdorama. Continue reading…

Sony a1 vs Canon EOS R5 : $6500 Full-Frame 8K 30 FPS Monster !

Here is an excellent video review from Tony Northrup. He compares the Sony a1 vs Canon EOS R5 full frame mirrorless cameras. He reveals the Sony A1 full-frame mirrorless camera with 50 MEGAPIXELS, 30 frames per second, and 8k video (at 30 FPS). How does it compare to the current king of mirrorless cameras, the Canon R5 ?

With a brand new 50.1-megapixel full-frame stacked Exmor RS image sensor, up to 120 AF/AE calculations per second, 8K 30p 10-bit 4:2:0 video and much more, the Sony a1 is the most technologically advanced, innovative camera that Sony has ever released. Check out the video below to see the $6500 Full-Frame 8K 30 FPS Monster Sony A1 compared to the EOS R5.

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Sony a1 Pre-order, Availability & in Stock Tracker

Here is BCN’s free Sony a1 pre-order, availability and in stock tracker.

The Sony Alpha 1, A1 (ILCE-1) is a high-end full-frame mirrorless camera that was officially announced on January 26th, 2021. It is the most technologically advanced, innovative camera that Sony has ever released. Featuring a 50MP Stacked BSI-CMOS sensor and in-body image stabilization, the a1 offers blackout-free shooting on its giant 9.44M-dot (240 fps) EVF at burst rates of up to 30 fps. It has Sony’s latest autofocus system, with fast processing and face/eye/animal detection. The electronic shutter is designed to eliminate flicker and offers a flash sync of 1/200 sec (it’s an impressive 1/400 sec with the mechanical shutter).

Sony a1 captures oversampled 8K/30p at a bit rate of 400Mbps as well as oversampled 4K at up to 120 fps. The camera can record 10-bit 4:2:2 video, and supports S-Cinetone, S-Log2/3, and HLG Log formats. 16-bit Raw recording to compatible external recorders is also available. The a1’s body is designed to allow 30 minutes of continuous 8K recording.

The Sony a1 is scheduled to start shipping on March 4, 2021, and it is expected to be one of the best selling mirrorless cameras in 2021. So, if you are interested or want to get as far to the front of the list as you can, you should probably go ahead and pre-order now. All the authorized Sony dealers will not charge your card until they actually ship the item to you, and you can cancel it anytime.

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Best Memory Cards for Sony a1

Best Memory Cards for Sony a1 ! Looking for the best memory cards for Sony a1? Here are our top recommended & fastest CFexpress cards and SD cards for Sony a1 mirrorless camera.

The Sony a1 has dual memory card slots that are both compatible with CFexpress Type A cards and UHS-II-compatible SD cards. Meaning that you can take full advantage of the write speeds and read speeds of UHS-II cards to get the best out of your Sony a1 camera.

The Alpha 1 (AmazonB&HAdorama) has 2x memory card slots that both support CFexpress Type A cards and UHS-II SD cards. Although SD cards and CFexpress Type A cards are not the same in size, both card slots in the Sony a1 will accept either card type.

In this article you can find our top recommended CFexpress cards & SD cards for Sony a1 based on the speed and price. Continue reading…