Sony’s flagship DSLR has been around for a long time, and so far no rumors of a model change have been heard. Still performs brilliantly as a studio camera, though, with the highest resolution.
Announcement date: September 2008
Bayonet: Sony A, Minolta Konica Minolta A
Sensor format: Exmor CMOS, 35.9 x 24 mm
Krop factor: 1
Sensor size: 24.6 million., 6048×4032 pixels.
LCD: 7.6 cm, 921 600 pixels.
Autofocus: 19 points
Shutter speed range: 30-1/8000 s
Burst shooting: 5 fps
Sensitivity: 200-3200 ISO extended up to 6400 ISO
Flash: external, hot shoe, sync terminal, X-sync at 1/250 s
Memory cards: CompactFlash I/II, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo 2 slots
Power: Li-Ion NP-FM500H
Weight: 850 g
The camera is equipped with a full frame sensor with 24.6 million pixels. pixels. Sensitivity of the sensor is relatively low, but the camera is quite confident in its professional niche. The model has a very bright viewfinder, which is fully realized with the bright optics. Coupled image processor, optical image stabilization system SteadyShot Inside, built into the camera, and a durable magnesium body with protection against dust and moisture have brought the Sony A900 a well-deserved success. A host of features and high-quality images are enhanced by exclusive Carl Zeiss lenses.