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Sony A9 vs HX95

The Sony Alpha A9 and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX95 are two digital cameras that were revealed to the public, respectively, in April 2017 and August 2018. The A9 is a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, while the HX95 is a fixed lens compact. The cameras are based on a full frame (A9) and a 1/2.3-inch (HX95) sensor. The A9 has a resolution of 24 megapixels, whereas the HX95 provides 18 MP.

Below is an overview of the main specs of the two cameras as a starting point for the comparison.

Headline Specifications
Sony A9
versus
Sony HX95
Sony A9 Sony HX95
Mirrorless system camera Fixed lens compact camera
Sony E mount lenses 24-720mm f/3.5-6.4
24 MP, Full Frame Sensor 18 MP, 1/2.3" Sensor
4K/30p Video 4K/30p Video
ISO 100-51,200 (50 - 204,800) ISO 80-3,200 (80 - 6,400)
Electronic viewfinder (3686k dots) Electronic viewfinder (638k dots)
3.0 LCD, 1440k dots 3.0 LCD, 922k dots
Tilting touchscreen Tilting screen (not touch-sensitive)
20 shutter flaps per second 10 shutter flaps per second
In-body stabilizationLens-based stabilization
Weathersealed bodynot weather sealed
650 shots per battery charge370 shots per battery charge
127 x 96 x 63 mm, 673 g 102 x 58 x 36 mm, 242 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Sony Alpha A9 and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX95? Which one should you buy? Read on to find out how these two cameras compare with respect to their body size, their imaging sensors, their shooting features, their input-output connections, and their reception by expert reviewers.

Body comparison

The physical size and weight of the Sony A9 and the Sony HX95 are illustrated in the side-by-side display below. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three consecutive views from the front, the top, and the rear side are shown. All size dimensions are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

Size Sony A9 vs Sony HX95
Compare A9 versus HX95 top
Comparison A9 or HX95 rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Sony HX95 is considerably smaller (51 percent) than the Sony A9. It is worth mentioning in this context that the A9 is splash and dust resistant, while the HX95 does not feature any corresponding weather-sealing.

The above size and weight comparisons are to some extent incomplete and possibly misleading, as the HX95 has a lens built in, whereas the A9 is an interchangeable lens camera that requires a separate lens. Attaching the latter will add extra weight and bulk to the setup. You can compare the optics available for the A9 and their specifications in the Sony FE Lens Catalog.

Concerning battery life, the A9 gets 650 shots out of its NP-FZ100 battery, while the HX95 can take 370 images on a single charge of its NP-BX1 power pack. The battery packs of both cameras can be charged via USB, which can be very convenient when travelling.

The table below summarizes the key physical specs of the two cameras alongside a broader set of comparators. If you want to switch the focus of the display and review another camera pair, you can move across to the CAM-parator tool and choose from the broad selection of possible camera comparisons there.

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Body Specifications
    Camera
Model
Camera
Width
Camera
Height
Camera
Depth
Camera
Weight
Battery
Life
Weather
Sealing
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Sony A9 127 mm 96 mm 63 mm 673 g 650 Y Apr 2017 4,499 i
2.
 
Sony HX95 102 mm 58 mm 36 mm 242 g 370 n Aug 2018 429 i
3.
 
Canon SX730 110 mm 64 mm 40 mm 300 g 250 n Apr 2017 399 i
4.
 
Nikon Z6 134 mm 101 mm 67 mm 675 g 310 Y Aug 2018 1,999 i
5.
 
Sony A7C 124 mm 71 mm 60 mm 509 g 740 Y Sep 2020 1,799 i
6.
 
Sony A9 II 129 mm 96 mm 76 mm 678 g 690 Y Oct 2019 4,499 i
7.
 
Sony A7R IV 129 mm 96 mm 78 mm 665 g 670 Y Jul 2019 3,499 i
8.
 
Sony A7 III 127 mm 96 mm 74 mm 650 g 610 Y Feb 2018 1,999 i
9.
 
Sony HX99 102 mm 58 mm 36 mm 242 g 370 n Aug 2018 449 i
10.
 
Sony WX800 102 mm 58 mm 36 mm 233 g 370 n Oct 2018 399 i
11.
 
Sony A7R III 127 mm 96 mm 74 mm 650 g 650 Y Oct 2017 3,199 i
12.
 
Sony A7R II 127 mm 96 mm 60 mm 625 g 290 Y Jun 2015 3,199 i
13.
 
Sony A7S II 127 mm 96 mm 60 mm 627 g 370 Y Sep 2015 2,999 i
14.
 
Sony HX90V 102 mm 58 mm 36 mm 245 g 360 n Apr 2015 429 i
15.
 
Sony A7 II 127 mm 96 mm 60 mm 599 g 350 Y Nov 2014 1,999 i
16.
 
Sony HX400V 130 mm 93 mm 103 mm 660 g 300 n Feb 2014 499 i
17.
 
Sony A99 147 mm 111 mm 78 mm 812 g 500 Y Sep 2012 2,799 i
Notes: Measurements and pricing do not include easily detachable parts, such as add-on or interchangeable lenses or optional viewfinders.

The price is, of course, an important factor in any camera decision. The listed launch prices provide an indication of the market segment that the manufacturer of the cameras have been targeting. The HX95 was launched at a lower price than the A9, despite having a lens built in. Usually, retail prices stay at first close to the launch price, but after several months, discounts become available. Later in the product cycle and, in particular, when the replacement model is about to appear, further discounting and stock clearance sales often push the camera price considerably down. Then, after the new model is out, very good deals can frequently be found on the pre-owned market.

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Sensor comparison

The imaging sensor is at the core of digital cameras and its size is one of the main determining factors of image quality. A large sensor will generally have larger individual pixels that offer better low-light sensitivity, provide wider dynamic range, and have richer color-depth than smaller pixels in a sensor of the same technological generation. Moreover, a large sensor camera will give the photographer more control over depth-of-field in the image and, thus, the ability to better isolate a subject from the background. On the downside, larger sensors tend to be more expensive and lead to bigger and heavier cameras and lenses.

Of the two cameras under consideration, the Sony A9 features a full frame sensor and the Sony HX95 a 1/2.3-inch sensor. The sensor area in the HX95 is 97 percent smaller. As a result of these sensor size differences, the cameras have a format factor of, respectively, 1.0 and 5.6. The sensor in the A9 has a native 3:2 aspect ratio, while the one in the HX95 offers a 4:3 aspect.

Sony A9 and Sony HX95 sensor measures

With 24MP, the A9 offers a higher resolution than the HX95 (18MP), but the A9 nevertheless has larger individual pixels (pixel pitch of 5.94μm versus 1.25μm for the HX95) due to its larger sensor. However, the HX95 is a somewhat more recent model (by 1 year and 4 months) than the A9, and its sensor might have benefitted from technological advances during this time that enhance the light gathering capacity of its pixels. Coming back to sensor resolution, it should be mentioned that the HX95 has no anti-alias filter installed, so that it can capture all the detail its sensor resolves.

The resolution advantage of the Sony A9 implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the A9 for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 30 x 20 inches or 76.2 x 50.8 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 24 x 16 inches or 61 x 40.6 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 20 x 13.3 inches or 50.8 x 33.9 cm. The corresponding values for the Sony HX95 are 24.5 x 18.4 inches or 62.2 x 46.6 cm for good quality, 19.6 x 14.7 inches or 49.7 x 37.3 cm for very good quality, and 16.3 x 12.2 inches or 41.5 x 31.1 cm for excellent quality prints.

The A9 has on-sensor phase detect pixels, which results in fast and reliable autofocus acquisition even during live view operation.

The Sony Alpha A9 has a native sensitivity range from ISO 100 to ISO 51200, which can be extended to ISO 50-204800. The corresponding ISO settings for the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX95 are ISO 80 to ISO 3200, with the possibility to increase the ISO range to 80-6400.

A9 versus HX95 MP

Since 2007, DXO Mark has published sensor performance measurements that have been derived using a consistent methodology. This service determines an overall sensor rating, as well as sub-scores for low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports"), dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), and color depth ("DXO Portrait"). The following table provides an overview of the physical sensor characteristics, as well as the sensor quality measurements for a selection of comparators.

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Sensor Characteristics
    Camera
Model
Sensor
Class
Resolution
(MP)
Horiz.
Pixels
Vert.
Pixels
Video
Format
DXO
Portrait
DXO
Landscape
DXO
Sports
DXO
Overall
1.
 
Sony A9 Full Frame 24.0 6000 40004K/30p24.913.33517 92
2.
 
Sony HX95 1/2.3 18.0 4896 36724K/30p...... ..
3.
 
Canon SX730 1/2.3 20.2 5184 38881080/60p...... ..
4.
 
Nikon Z6 Full Frame 24.3 6048 40244K/30p25.314.33299 95
5.
 
Sony A7C Full Frame 24.0 6000 40004K/30p25.014.73407 95
6.
 
Sony A9 II Full Frame 24.0 6000 40004K/30p25.014.03434 93
7.
 
Sony A7R IV Full Frame 60.2 9504 63364K/30p26.014.83344 99
8.
 
Sony A7 III Full Frame 24.0 6000 40004K/30p25.014.73730 96
9.
 
Sony HX99 1/2.3 18.0 4896 36724K/30p...... ..
10.
 
Sony WX800 1/2.3 18.0 4896 36724K/30p...... ..
11.
 
Sony A7R III Full Frame 42.2 7952 53044K/30p26.014.73523 100
12.
 
Sony A7R II Full Frame 42.2 7952 53044K/30p26.013.93434 98
13.
 
Sony A7S II Full Frame 12.0 4240 28324K/30p23.613.32993 85
14.
 
Sony HX90V 1/2.3 18.0 4896 36721080/60p...... ..
15.
 
Sony A7 II Full Frame 24.0 6000 40001080/60p24.913.62449 90
16.
 
Sony HX400V 1/2.3 20.2 5184 38881080/60p...... ..
17.
 
Sony A99 Full Frame 24.0 6000 40001080/60p25.014.01555 89

Many modern cameras cannot only take still pictures, but also record videos. Both cameras under consideration are equipped with sensors that have a sufficiently high read-out speed for moving images, and both provide the same movie specifications (4K/30p).

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Feature comparison

Beyond body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a range of features. The two cameras under consideration are similar with respect to both having an electronic viewfinder. However, the one in the A9 offers a substantially higher resolution than the one in the HX95 (3686k vs 638k dots). The adjacent table lists some of the other core features of the Sony A9 and Sony HX95 along with similar information for a selection of comparators.

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Core Features
    Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Size
(inch)
LCD
Resolution
(000 dots)
LCD
Attach-
ment
Touch
Screen
(yes/no)
Mech
Shutter
Speed
Shutter
Flaps
(1/sec)
Built-in
Flash
(yes/no)
Built-in
Image
Stab
1.
 
Sony A93686 n 3.0 1440 tilting Y 1/8000s 20.0 n Y
2.
 
Sony HX95638 n 3.0 922 tilting n 1/2000s 10.0 Y Y
3.
 
Canon SX730none n 3.0 922 tilting n 1/3200s 5.9 Y Y
4.
 
Nikon Z63690 Y 3.2 2100 tilting Y 1/8000s 12.0 n Y
5.
 
Sony A7C2360 n 3.0 922 swivel Y 1/4000s 10.0 n Y
6.
 
Sony A9 II3686 n 3.0 1440 tilting Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
7.
 
Sony A7R IV5760 n 3.0 1440 tilting Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
8.
 
Sony A7 III2359 n 3.0 922 tilting Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
9.
 
Sony HX99638 n 3.0 922 tilting Y 1/2000s 10.0 Y Y
10.
 
Sony WX800none n 3.0 922 tilting Y 1/2000s 10.0 Y Y
11.
 
Sony A7R III3686 n 3.0 1440 tilting Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
12.
 
Sony A7R II2400 n 3.0 1229 tilting n 1/8000s 5.0 n Y
13.
 
Sony A7S II2400 n 3.0 1229 tilting n 1/8000s 5.0 n Y
14.
 
Sony HX90V638 n 3.0 921 tilting n 1/2000s 10.0 Y Y
15.
 
Sony A7 II2400 n 3.0 1230 tilting n 1/8000s 5.0 n Y
16.
 
Sony HX400V210 n 3.0 921 tilting n 1/4000s 10.0 Y Y
17.
 
Sony A992359 Y 3.0 1229 full-flex n 1/8000s 6.0 n Y

One differentiating feature between the two cameras concerns the touch sensitivity of the rear screen. The A9 has a touchscreen, while the HX95 has a conventional panel. Touch control can be particularly helpful, for example, for setting the focus point.

The HX95 has an articulated screen that can be turned to be front-facing. This characteristic will be appreciated by vloggers and photographers who are interested in taking selfies. In contrast, the A9 does not have a selfie-screen.

The reported shutter speed information refers to the use of the mechanical shutter. Yet, some cameras only have an electronic shutter, while others have an electronic shutter in addition to a mechanical one. In fact, the A9 is one of those camera that have an additional electronic shutter, which makes completely silent shooting possible. However, this mode is less suitable for photographing moving objects (risk of rolling shutter) or shooting under artificial light sources (risk of flickering).

Concerning the storage of imaging data, both the A9 and the HX95 write their files to SDXC or Memory Stick PRO Duo cards. The A9 features dual card slots, which can be very useful in case a memory card fails. In contrast, the HX95 only has one slot. The A9 supports UHS-II cards on its first slot and UHS-I on its second one, while the HX95 cannot take advantage of Ultra High Speed SD cards.

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Connectivity comparison

For some imaging applications, the extent to which a camera can communicate with its environment can be an important aspect in the camera decision process. The table below provides an overview of the connectivity of the Sony Alpha A9 and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX95 and, in particular, the interfaces the cameras (and selected comparators) provide for accessory control and data transfer.

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Input-Output Connections
    Camera
Model
Hotshoe
Port
Internal
Microphone
Internal
Speaker
Microphone
Port
Headphone
Port
HDMI
Port
USB
Port
WiFi
Support
NFC
Support
Bluetooth
Support
1.
 
Sony A9YstereomonoYYmicro2.0YYY
2.
 
Sony HX95-stereomono--micro2.0YYY
3.
 
Canon SX730-stereomono--micro2.0YYY
4.
 
Nikon Z6YstereomonoYYmicro3.1Y-Y
5.
 
Sony A7CYstereomonoYYmicro3.2YYY
6.
 
Sony A9 IIYstereomonoYYmicro3.1YYY
7.
 
Sony A7R IVYstereomonoYYmicro3.1YYY
8.
 
Sony A7 IIIYstereomonoYYmicro3.1YYY
9.
 
Sony HX99-stereomono--micro2.0YYY
10.
 
Sony WX800-stereomono--micro2.0YY-
11.
 
Sony A7R IIIYstereomonoYYmicro3.1YYY
12.
 
Sony A7R IIYstereomonoYYmicro2.0YY-
13.
 
Sony A7S IIYstereomonoYYmicro2.0YY-
14.
 
Sony HX90V-stereomono--micro2.0YY-
15.
 
Sony A7 IIYstereomonoYYmicro2.0YY-
16.
 
Sony HX400VYstereomono--micro2.0YY-
17.
 
Sony A99YstereomonoYYmini2.0---

It is notable that the A9 has a hotshoe, while the HX95 does not. This socket makes it possible to easily attach optional accessories, such as an external flash gun.

Studio photographers will appreciate that the Sony A9 (unlike the HX95) features a PC Sync socket, so that professional strobe lights can be controlled by the camera.

The HX95 is a recent model that features in the current product line-up of Sony. In contrast, the A9 has been discontinued (but can be found pre-owned on eBay). As a replacement in the same line of cameras, the A9 was succeeded by the Sony A9 II. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Sony website.

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Review summary

So what conclusions can be drawn? Is there a clear favorite between the Sony A9 and the Sony HX95? Which camera is better? The listing below highlights the relative strengths of the two models.


Arguments in favor of the Sony Alpha A9:

  • More detail: Offers more megapixels (24 vs 18MP) with a 18% higher linear resolution.
  • Better moiré control: Has an anti-alias filter to avoid artificial patterns to appear in images.
  • Better image quality: Features bigger pixels on a larger sensor for higher quality imaging.
  • Richer colors: The pixel size advantage translates into images with better, more accurate colors.
  • More dynamic range: Larger pixels capture a wider spectrum of light and dark details.
  • Better low-light sensitivity: Larger pixels means good image quality even under poor lighting.
  • Better live-view autofocus: Features on-sensor phase-detection for more confident autofocus.
  • Better sound: Can connect to an external microphone for higher quality sound recording.
  • Better sound control: Has a headphone port that enables audio monitoring while recording.
  • More detailed viewfinder: Has higher resolution electronic viewfinder (3686k vs 638k dots).
  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (1440k vs 922k dots).
  • Fewer buttons to press: Is equipped with a touch-sensitive rear screen to facilitate handling.
  • Faster shutter: Has higher mechanical shutter speed (1/8000s vs 1/2000s) to freeze action.
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (20 vs 10 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • Less disturbing: Has an electronic shutter option for completely silent shooting.
  • More flexible: Accepts interchangeable lenses, so that lens characteristics can be altered.
  • Longer lasting: Can take more shots (650 versus 370) on a single battery charge.
  • Better sealing: Is weather sealed to enable shooting in dusty or wet environments.
  • Better lighting: Features a hotshoe and can thus hold and trigger an external flash gun.
  • Better studio light control: Has a PC Sync socket to connect to professional strobe lights.
  • Greater peace of mind: Features a second card slot as a backup in case of memory card failure.
  • Faster buffer clearing: Supports Ultra High Speed (UHS-II and UHS-I) SDXC cards.
  • More heavily discounted: Has been on the market for longer (launched in April 2017).


Advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX95:

  • Maximized detail: Lacks an anti-alias filter to exploit the sensor's full resolution potential.
  • More selfie-friendly: Has an articulated screen that can be turned to be front-facing.
  • Ready to shoot: Has an integrated lens, whereas the A9 necessitates an extra lens.
  • More compact: Is smaller (102x58mm vs 127x96mm) and will fit more readily into a bag.
  • Less heavy: Has a lower weight even though it has a lens built in (unlike the A9).
  • Easier fill-in: Has a small integrated flash to brighten shadows of backlit subjects.
  • More affordable: Was introduced at a lower price, despite coming with a built-in lens.
  • More modern: Was introduced somewhat (1 year and 4 months) more recently.

If the count of relative strengths (bullet points above) is taken as a measure, the A9 is the clear winner of the match-up (23 : 8 points). However, the relative importance of the various individual camera aspects will vary according to personal preferences and needs, so that you might like to apply corresponding weights to the particular features before making a decision on a new camera. A professional wedding photographer will view the differences between cameras in a way that diverges from the perspective of a travel photog, and a person interested in cityscapes has distinct needs from a macro shooter. Hence, the decision which camera is best and worth buying is often a very personal one.

A9 23:08 HX95

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Sony A9 and the Sony HX95 place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera and Best Superzoom Camera listings whether the two cameras rank among the cream of the crop.

In any case, while the specs-based evaluation of cameras can be instructive in revealing their potential as photographic tools, it says little about, for example, the shooting experience and imaging performance of the A9 and the HX95 in practical situations. User reviews that are available, for instance, at amazon can sometimes shed light on these issues, but such feedback is all too often partial, inconsistent, and inaccurate.

Expert reviews

This is why hands-on reviews by experts are important. The adjacent summary-table relays the overall verdicts of several of the most popular camera review sites (amateurphotographer [AP], cameralabs [CL], dpreview [DPR], ephotozine [EPZ], photographyblog [PB]). As can be seen, the professional reviewers agree in many cases on the quality of different cameras, but sometimes their assessments diverge, reinforcing the earlier point that a camera decision is often a very personal choice.

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Expert Camera Reviews
     Camera 
 Model 
 AP 
 score 
 CL 
 score 
 DPR 
 score 
 EPZ 
 score 
 PB 
 score 
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Sony A95/5+ +89/1005/55/5 Apr 2017 4,499 i
2.
 
Sony HX95.......... Aug 2018 429 i
3.
 
Canon SX730..+..4/54/5 Apr 2017 399 i
4.
 
Nikon Z65/5....4.5/55/5 Aug 2018 1,999 i
5.
 
Sony A7C3.5/5..86/1004/54/5 Sep 2020 1,799 i
6.
 
Sony A9 II....90/1005/55/5 Oct 2019 4,499 i
7.
 
Sony A7R IV5/5+91/1004.5/55/5 Jul 2019 3,499 i
8.
 
Sony A7 III..+ +89/1005/55/5 Feb 2018 1,999 i
9.
 
Sony HX99......4/54.5/5 Aug 2018 449 i
10.
 
Sony WX800.......... Oct 2018 399 i
11.
 
Sony A7R III..+ +90/1004.5/55/5 Oct 2017 3,199 i
12.
 
Sony A7R II5/5+ +90/1005/55/5 Jun 2015 3,199 i
13.
 
Sony A7S II5/5+..4.5/55/5 Sep 2015 2,999 i
14.
 
Sony HX90V4/5+ +..4/54.5/5 Apr 2015 429 i
15.
 
Sony A7 II5/5+82/1004.5/55/5 Nov 2014 1,999 i
16.
 
Sony HX400V4/5+ +..4/54/5 Feb 2014 499 i
17.
 
Sony A995/5..84/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2012 2,799 i
Notes: (+ +) highly recommended; (+) recommended; (o) reviewed; (..) not available.

The review scores listed above should be treated with care, though. The ratings are only valid when referring to cameras in the same category and of the same age. Thus, a score needs to be put into the context of the launch date and the launch price of the camera, and comparing ratings of very distinct cameras or ones that are far apart in terms of their release date have little meaning. It should also be noted that some of the review sites have over time altered the way they render their verdicts.

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    Specifications: Sony A9 vs Sony HX95

    Below is a side-by-side comparison of the specs of the two cameras to facilitate a quick review of their differences and common features.

    Camera Specifications
    Camera Model Sony A9 Sony HX95
    Camera Type Mirrorless system camera Fixed lens compact camera
    Camera Lens Sony E mount lenses 24-720mm f/3.5-6.4
    Launch Date April 2017 August 2018
    Launch Price USD 4,499 USD 429
    Sensor Specs Sony A9 Sony HX95
    Sensor Technology BSI-CMOS CMOS
    Sensor Format Full Frame Sensor 1/2.3" Sensor
    Sensor Size 35.6 x 23.8 mm 6.17 x 4.55 mm
    Sensor Area 847.28 mm2 28.0735 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 42.8 mm 7.7 mm
    Crop Factor 1.0x 5.6x
    Sensor Resolution 24 Megapixels 18 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 pixels 4896 x 3672 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 5.94 μm 1.25 μm
    Pixel Density 2.83 MP/cm2 64.04 MP/cm2
    Moiré control Anti-Alias filter no AA filter
    Movie Capability 4K/30p Video 4K/30p Video
    ISO Setting 100 - 51,200 ISO 80 - 3,200 ISO
    ISO Boost 50 - 204,800 ISO 80 - 6,400 ISO
    Image Processor BIONZ X BIONZ X
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) 92 ..
    DXO Color Depth (bits) 24.9 ..
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) 13.3 ..
    DXO Low Light (ISO) 3517 ..
    Screen Specs Sony A9 Sony HX95
    Viewfinder Type Electronic viewfinder Electronic viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 100% 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.78x
    Viewfinder Resolution 3686k dots 638k dots
    LCD Framing Live View Live View
    Rear LCD Size 3.0inch 3.0inch
    LCD Resolution 1440k dots 922k dots
    LCD Attachment Tilting screen Tilting screen
    Touch Input Touchscreen no Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs Sony A9 Sony HX95
    Focus System On-Sensor Phase-detect Contrast-detect AF
    Manual Focusing AidFocus Peakingno Peaking Feature
    Continuous Shooting 20 shutter flaps/s 10 shutter flaps/s
    Electronic Shutterup to 1/32000sno E-Shutter
    Image StabilizationIn-body stabilizationLens-based stabilization
    Fill Flash no On-Board Flash Built-in Flash
    Storage Medium MS or SDXC cards MS or SDXC cards
    Second Storage Option Dual card slots Single card slot
    UHS card support Single UHS-II no
    Connectivity Specs Sony A9 Sony HX95
    External Flash Hotshoe no Hotshoe
    Studio Flash PC Sync socket no PC Sync
    USB Connector USB 2.0 USB 2.0
    HDMI Port micro HDMI micro HDMI
    Microphone Port External MIC port no MIC socket
    Headphone Socket Headphone port no Headphone port
    Wifi Support Wifi built-in Wifi built-in
    Near-Field Communication NFC built-in NFC built-in
    Bluetooth Support Bluetooth built-in Bluetooth built-in
    Body Specs Sony A9 Sony HX95
    Environmental SealingWeathersealed bodynot weather sealed
    Battery Type NP-FZ100 NP-BX1
    Battery Life (CIPA)650 shots per charge370 shots per charge
    In-Camera Charging USB charging USB charging
    Body Dimensions 127 x 96 x 63 mm
    (5.0 x 3.8 x 2.5 in)
    102 x 58 x 36 mm
    (4.0 x 2.3 x 1.4 in)
    Camera Weight 673 g (23.7 oz) 242 g (8.5 oz)

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