This is an unexpected comparison between two very different cameras: OM-1 and Sony A1.
Sony Alpha a1 (Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama) was officially announced in January 2021. It is a high-end full-frame mirrorless camera with a 50MP Stacked BSI-CMOS sensor and in-body image stabilization, offering blackout-free shooting on its giant 9.44M-dot (240 fps) EVF at burst rates of up to 30 fps, Sony’s latest autofocus system, with fast processing and face/eye/animal detection. The electronic shutter is designed to eliminate flicker and offers a flash sync of 1/200 sec.
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Kevin Carter has just posted a full review of the newly released Sony Alpha a1 (Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama) at DxOMark.com. Sony Alpha a1 achieved an overall sensor score of 98, which puts it in 9th position in their overall sensitivity ranking (including medium format) and in 7th place for full-frame 35 mm. That places Sony A1 fractionally behind the Sony A7R IV and Nikon Z7 II at 99 and 100 respectively, and just slightly in front of the Canon EOS R5 at 95 points by less than 0.2EV in overall sensitivity. Continue reading
Good news!!! The new announced Sony Alpha a1 camera is now in stock and shipping at Amazon! Howerer, the price is a little higher than regular. It is still back-ordered in other most US stores:B&H/ Adorama. They run “first come first serve” . Your card will not be charged until it is ready to ship. Continue reading