Sony continues to challenge the limits of conventional imaging tools with innovative technology that delivers an unprecedented combination of resolution and speed plus intuitive operation. The α1 offers new dimensions of imaging performance as well as efficient workflow, giving the user new creative freedom.

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  • ILCE-1


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4 different type of image subject
α1 Photo Gallery
Model jumping in the air Model jumping in the air

The α mission

The α mission is to give creators the power to realize their dreams. The α1 is its most potent expression to date.
Volleyball player serving Volleyball player serving

50 MP at 30 fps

The latest Sony technology delivers unprecedented speed and resolution for new creative possibilities and workflow. 
Cycle racer turning a corner Cycle racer turning a corner

Resolution and speed

Waves hitting rocks Waves hitting rocks

Overwhelming image quality

A fox looking forward A fox looking forward

Incomparable AF

50.1MP 35 mm full-frame stacked CMOS sensor with integral memory

Advanced BIONZ XR engine boosts speed by up to 8x

30fps continuous shooting with AF/AE tracking

Movie making with 8K 30p and 4K 120p

Wide AF coverage with 759-point phase-detection and 425-point contrast detection AF points


Image of ILCE-1
A : 96.9 mm (3 7/8 inches) / B : 128.9 mm (5 1/8 inches) / C : 80.8 mm(3 1/4 inches)