Sony has announced its A9 II “full-frame mirrorless.” It features a 24.2MP back-illuminated “Exmor RS CMOS” image sensor. Like the previous models, it features a “BIONZ X” image sensor.
The camera comes with fast shooting at up to 10 frames-per-second (fps) either mechanical shutter 20 fps (blackout-free) with the electronic shutter. The Sony A9 II features up to a 6,000 x 4,000 resolution with support for different aspect ratios, including the common 4:3 and 16:9.
Sony added “4D FOCUS” capabilities and has 425 contrast autofocus points that work with a 693-point focal-plane phase-detection AF system that covers approximately 93 percent of the frame. Other features include 4K movie shooting with silent continuous shooting with AF/AE tracking, dust and waterproof. You can also find the right shooting angle with a 180-degree tiltable display, making it a sound overall package.
The Sony A9 II features a fully 180-degree tiltable, 3.0-type LCD flip screen with 1.44 million-dots of resolution alongside a 3.68 million dot OLED electronic viewfinder. The LCD screen is touch-sensitive with options for TouchPad, Touch Focus, Touch Shutter and new Touch Tracking, which quickly activates “Real-time Tracking” through the touch screen.
Connectivity options include a dual-band 2.4Ghz and 5.0GHz WiFi,1000BASE-T speed Ethernet port, USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C, HDMI, and dual SD card slots with support for UHS-II cards.
The A9 II will cost $4,500 (body only). It will be available in the US in November this year.