However, I would actually recommend that you make use of the Sony A1 Online Help Guide instead of the PDF, since this is a lot easier to navigate and covers topics in much more detail than the PDF guide does.
If you want to print off the Online Help Guide there is also a PDF version available to download here.
You might also find my Sony A1 Memory Card Guide where I’ve speed tested 15 cards in-camera.
As well as these user manuals you’ll also find some very helpful guides here.
A1 User Manual Topics Covered
- Before Use
- Names of Parts and Basic Operation
- Preparing the Camera
- Finding Functions from Menu
- Using the Shooting Functions
- Customizing the Camera
- Changing Camera Settings
- Functions Available with a Smartphone
- Using a Computer
Sony A1 FAQs
The Sony a1 was announced on January 26th, 2021 with first shipments beginning in March 2021.
You can find a full list of lenses that support 30 FPS in my Sony A1 Lenses Guide.
Both memory card slots support SD memory cards, SDHC memory cards (UHS-I/II compliant), SDXC memory cards (UHS-I/II compliant) and CFexpress Type A memory cards.
Sony NP-FZ100 battery.
Yes. The Sony a1 is a full-frame 35-mm camera.
Sony only claim that the a1 is dust and moisture resistant, they don’t claim that it is fully waterproof and you should therefore take care if using the a1 in wet weather.
Yes. The Sony a1 does support pixel shift. You have the choice of shooting four frames or sixteen. In both cases the files need to be combined using Sony’s Imaging Edge desktop software to create photos with up to 199 million pixels.
737 g / 26 oz with battery and memory card
The maximum fps (frames per second) for the mechanical shutter of the a1 is 10 fps.
The maximum fps (frames per second) for the electronic shutter of the a1 is 30 fps, but only when shooting in compressed raw or JPEG format. Uncompressed RAW and lossless RAW reduce the frame rate to 20 FPS.