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Sony Alpha 1 Mirrorless Digital Camera Body

Sony Alpha 1 Mirrorless Digital Camera Body

Special Price R99,995.00 Regular Price R129,995.00

Trade-in any DSLR or ILC camera between 15th March and 30th April 2022 for a R30,000 discount on the Sony Alpha 1 Mirrorless Camera.

The Sony a1 Mirrorless Digital Camera is an interchangeable lens camera that sports a large 50.1MP Full-Frame Exmor RS BSI CMOS Sensor to ensure a powerful performance to suit most demanding professional workflows, and to bring new dimensions of imaging performance.

Powered into the flagship Sony Alpha 1 mirrorless camera is a newly designed 50.1MP full-frame Exmor RS BSI CMOS sensor along with a powerful BIONZ XR processing engine, ensuring that you have access to recording astonishing, 8K 30p and 4K 120p 10-bit video resolution; 30fps of continuous shooting at full-resolution; blackout-free for an uninterrupted view; silent, vibration-free shutter; Anti-distortion shutter; a standard ISO range of ISO100-32000 and a expandable ISO of 50-102400 which is ideal for capturing the perfect shot in low light conditions. Being fully kitted with the latest tech added to the Sony a1, makes it the ideal camera to go out and confidently record video without any recording limits.

  • 50MP Full-Frame Exmor RS BSI CMOS Sensor
  • Up to 30 fps Shooting, ISO 50-102400
  • 8K 30p and 4K 120p Video in 10-Bit
  • 4.3K 16-Bit Raw Video Output, S-Cinetone
  • 9.44m-Dot EVF with 240 fps Refresh Rate
  • 759-Pt. Fast Hybrid AF, Real-time Eye AF
  • 5-Axis SteadyShot Image Stabilization
  • Dual Drive Mech. Shutter, 1/400 Sec Sync
  • 5 GHz MIMO Wi-Fi, 1000BASE-T Ethernet
  • Dual CFexpress Type A/SD Card Slots
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Brand Sony

Large 50.1MP Exmor RS BSI CMOS Stacked Sensor with Integral Memory

Packed into the lightweight, yet powerful Sony a1 Mirrorless Camera is a large 50.1MP Exmor RS BSI CMOS Stacked Sensor that ensures that when capturing, it will constantly deliver high-resolution image quality and a powerful performance throughout. The separate pixel and circuit layers and advanced A/D conversion guarantee faster processing.
With the impressive, ultra-fast readout speed from the 50.1MP sensor, the Sony a1 Mirrorless Camera is capable of offering photographers a continuous burst of up to 30 fps – making it ideal for sports photography, wildlife and more.

Newly Designed BIONZ XR Image Processing Engine

With a newly designed and powerful BIONZ XR Image Processing Engine packed into the Sony Alpha 1 camera, it will ensure that the mirrorless capable reaches the extreme of functionality, resulting in outstanding image quality as well as improved camera interface response.
With its tech, it also provides an uninterrupted Blackout-free view of the subject, this allowing you to respond instantly and seamlessly and an updated EVF at 240 fps to minimize the latency during continuous shooting.

Next Generation with 8K 30 Video Recording

Set new limits when it comes to video recording on the Sony Alpha a1 Mirrorless Camera by recording stunning video in 8K video quality, this is all thanks to its powerful and newly designed image sensor. The sensor ensures that videographers are capable of producing nothing but the best when it comes to video, this also creating realism. Having four times more the resolution of 4K resolution, with full Real-time Tracking and Real-time Eye AF functionality. Additionally, 8K video is also suitable to flexible 4K video editing.

4K Video Recording @ 120 fps, with Full Sensor Readout

Record stunning video wherever you find yourself in 4K format with full sensor readout. When in Super 35 mode - approx. 2.3x the amount of data is required to record QFHD 4K video with no pixel binning for beautifully imagery that is rich in detail.

Active Mode Image Stabilisation

Having Active Mode Image Stabilisation as a feature added to the flagship camera of Sony is a highly effective tool when it comes to video recording. The Active Mode Image Stabilisation makes 5-axis optical image stabilisation highly effective for handheld video recording. This is all thanks to the amazing and powerful BIONZ XR engine that Sony a1 Camera features.

16-bit RAW Output

To improve post production flexibility, the Sony Alpha a1 supports 16-bit RAW output, allowing this out to an external recorder via HDMI. This is available while recording 4K video to an internal card media.

Digital Audio Interface

Having a digital audio interface ensures superior sound quality with compatible audio devices connected via the Multi Interface Shoe.

Heat-Dissipating Structure for Extended Video Recording

With the Sony a1 Mirrorless Camera having a heat-dissipating structure incorporated, makes it possible for videographers to record for a much longer period of time as this prevents overheating from taking place during continuous recording without increasing the body size. This enables you to record 8K/30p or 4k/60p video continuously for up to 30 minutes maximum.

Cinematic S-Cinetone Effect

With Cinematic S-Cinetone added to the Sony a1 Mirrorless Camera, the same colour matrix that's used in the VENICE, FX6, and other Cinema Line Cameras. The tone delivers natural mid-tones that are essential to healthy-looking skin colour, plus soft colours and astonishing highlights.

Other Features Include:

  • 9.44-million-dot OLED Viewfinder with the highest resolution in the industry
  • Touch Menu Control with menu tabs on the left of the display and related
  • Silent, Vibration-free Shutter
  • Anti-Distortion Shutter
  • Flicker-free Electronic & Mechanical Shutters
  • Flash Sync with Electronic Shutter
  • Dual Driven Shutter Drive for Flash Sync of up to 1/400 sec
  • Wide ISO100-32000 Sensitivity Range and Expandable to ISO50-102400
  • Pixel Shift Multi Shooting of up to 16 Images
  • 5-Axis Optical In-Body Image Stabilisation for a 5.5-Step Advantage
  • Real-time Eye AF for Birds - definitely meets the many challenges of bird photography
  • Wide, Fast, Precise AF Tracking
  • 10-bit 4:2:2 Chroma Subsampling
  • S-Log for Compatibility with Pro Cine Cameras
  • 10-bit 4:2:2 HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma Support)
  • High-Reliability Mechanical Shutter
  • x2 CFexpress Type A Compatible Media Slots
  • Lossless Compressed RAW
In the box
  • Sony Alpha 1 Mirrorless Digital Camera (Body Only)
  • Sony NP-FZ100 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (2280mAh)
  • Sony BC-QZ1 Battery Charger
  • Sony ALC-B1EM Body Cap for E-Mount Cameras
  • USB Type-C to Type-A Cable
  • Cable Protector
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Accessory Shoe Cap
  • Eyepiece Cup

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Canon IXUS, PowerShot compact cameras are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty
Canon DSLR and Mirrorless cameras
are covered by a full 2 Year Warranty.
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