Sony Alpha 1 full-frame mirrorless camera has launched in India. Sony Alpha 1 has a 50.1-megapixel 35mm full-frame stacked CMOS sensor and uses the company's BIONZ XR engine for image processing. It can perform 30fps continuous shooting with AF/ AE tracking and has fast hybrid auto-focus. The full-frame camera can record at 8K 30fps and at 4K 120fps with an ISO range of 100 to 32,000. Sony Alpha 1 comes with a 1.6cm electronic viewfinder and a 2.95-inch touch TFT display that can be adjusted. For stabilisation, the camera comes with image sensor-shift mechanism with 5-axis compensation. There is long exposure noise reduction as well. Sony Alpha 1 can capture 8,640x5,760 pixels at 49.7-megapixel at 3:2 aspect ratio. In terms of storage, there are two slots with support for SD card, SDHC card (UHS-I/ II-compliant), SDXC card (UHS-I/ II-compliant), and CFexpress Type A card. The Alpha 1 has a mechanical/ electronically controlled shutter with a silent shooting feature.
Connectivity options on the full-frame camera include a Micro-USB port, Bluetooth 5.0, dual-band Wi-Fi, 3.5mm mic terminal, and a LAN terminal. It comes with an inbuilt microphone and monaural speaker. There is also a USB Type-C port that supports fast SuperSpeed USB 10-Gbps (USB 3.2) data transfer speeds and power delivery. Sony says the battery in the Alpha 1 is rated for around 430 shots with the viewfinder and around 530 shots with the LCD display. It can continuously record videos for approximately 145 minutes using the viewfinder and approximately 150 minutes using with the LCD screen. Sony Alpha 1 is listed on the Indian website as Available Soon and there is no information on pricing yet. It is priced at $6,498 in the US.