Sony announced an upgrade to its flagship Sony Alpha 9 full-frame camera series – Sony Alpha 9 II. This upgrade brings in a lot of new features which include updated connectivity options, faster BIONZ X image processing engine, better autofocus and much more.
Sony A9 II 24.2MP Full Frame Camera
The updated flagship camera comes improved BIONZ X image processor and front-end LSI gives the Alpha 9 II an astonishing performance which enables blackout-free continuous shooting at up to 20 fps with Auto Focus and Auto Exposure tracking and 60 times per second AF/AE calculations.
The advanced focusing system in the new Alpha 9 II is comprised of 693 focal-plane phase-detection AF points covering approximately 93% of the image area, as well as 425 contrast AF points. The company has also updated the Real-time Eye AF to work with animals now. Moreover, the improved mechanical shutter enables shooting speeds up to 10 fps.
Furthermore, improving the connectivity is the 1000BASE-T Ethernet terminal that allows high-speed, stable data transfer operations. Not just that, the built-in wireless LAN functionality has also been increased, adding a stable and fast 5 GHz band support, in addition to the 2.4GHz band.
Things don’t stop here, the camera body has been upgraded with dust and moisture resistance. The dual media slots are compatible with both UHS-I and UHS-II SD cards and the camera has a 5-axis optical in-body image stabilization system that provides a shutter speed advantage of 5.5 steps.
Well, the Sony Alpha 9 II is priced at Rs. 3,99,990 (body only). It will be available across all key retail counters Sony Center and major electronic stores across the country.