This is a review about Nikon Z9 VS Sony A1 all about those two cameras side by side, I compared both cameras and I go through all details to see which camera is right for you, and how they compare each other in the field.
I’ve reviewed both of those cameras they are fantastic at the specifications for the Nikon Z9 answer a bunch of questions like will it compete with the Sony Alpha A1 or the upcoming Canon EOS R3 will it actually replace the Nikon D6 as the sports camera.
let’s see how the Nikon Z9 compares to the Sony Alpha A1 they should be about the same price there is a small difference between them Z9 can do 20 frames per second while the A1 can do up to 30 frames per second, I must mention even the Canon R3 can do 30 frames per second.
Table of Contents
Nikon Z9 vs Sony A1 Body Comparison
Nikon Z9 vs Sony A1 LCD Viewfinder Comparison
Nikon Z9 vs Sony A1 Battery
Nikon Z9 vs Sony A1 Sensor Comparison
Z9 is a newly developed fx format 45 megapixels stacked CMOS sensor that is able to capture incredible quality low noise and wide dynamic range. it’s the same as the one on Canon EOS R5 quite close to the ultra high definition sensor on Nikon Z7 but smaller than the one on Sony A1.
And along with the new sensor the Z9 is expected to have the new x-speed image processing engine which will help the camera deliver fast image processing and better buffer capacity.
the specifications for the Z9 sensor are 45 megapixels in comparison with the Sony Alpha A1 and the Canon R5 it’s 30 frames per second still photography that puts it above the R5. So, in comparison with the Sony Alpha A1 and in comparison with the Canon R3 an important differentiator with the R3 is going to be lower megapixels of 30 megapixels.
Nikon Z9 vs Sony A1 video comparison
other specs for video is going to have 8k at 30 frames per second the Sony A1 4k records at 120 frames per second and I will mention the Canon R5 records 4K at 120 fps just like Sony A1.
Nikon Z9 vs Sony A1 Price
Z9 will be priced at $5500 but not somewhere close to the price of the Sony A1 which comes from $6500.
If you’re looking to buy some of these cameras check the link down below.
|Release Date||28 October 2021||26 January 2021|
|Body Type||SLR Style Mirrorless||SLR Style Mirrorless|
|Sensor type||Full Frame Stacked CMOS||Full Frame Stacked CMOS|
|Sensor size||35.9 x 23.9 mm||35.9 x 24 mm|
|Sensor resolution||8256 x 5504||8640 x 5760|
|Processor||Expeed 7||Dual Bionz XR|
|Color filter Array||Bayer||Primary Color Filter|
|Image stabilization||5 axis 6.0 stops||5 axis 5.5 stops|
|Focus type||Hybrid||Fast Hybrid AF|
|Lens Mount||Nikon Z||Sony E|
|Focal Length Multiplier||1x||1x|
|Screen type||Articulated Tilting Touch LCD||Fully Articulated Touch LCD|
|Screen Resolution||2,088,960 dots||1,440,000 dots|
|Viewfinder Type||Electronic Quad-VGA||Electronic UXGA|
|Shutter type||Electronic Controlled Vertical Traverse focal plane||Electronic Controlled Vertical Traverse focal plane|
|Shutter Speed||Min 900 Sec |
Max 1/32000 Sec
|Min 30 Sec |
Max 1/8000 Sec Electronic 1/32000 Sec
|Build in Flash||NO||NO|
|Sync Speed||1/200 sec||1/400 sec|
|Exposure compensation||+/- 5 at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps||+/- 5 at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps|
|AE Bracketing||+/- 5 3,5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps||+/- 5 (3,5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps|
|Video Resolution||8K 30 |
Full HD 120
|8K 30 |
Full HD 120
|Log Gamma||N Log||S Log2, S Log3|
|Video format||H.264, H.265||XAVC S, XAVC HS, XAVC S-I H.264, H.265|
|Storage type||XQD/CFexpress Type B Dual Slot||SD/CFexpress UHS-II Type A Dual Slot|
|Connectivity||USB 3.2 Gen1 5 GBit sec||USB 3.2 Gen2 10 GBit sec|
|Wireless transmitter||802.3u/ab 5GHz||802.11ac 5GHz|
|Build in Bluetooth||Yes||Yes|
|Battery Life CIPA||740||530|
|Dimensions||149 x 150 x 91mm||129 x 97 x 81mm|
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