Pro wedding, action and sports photographers need a responsive camera that can deliver fast framing rates and very good resolution. The 24MP α9 delivers on all counts with a 20 fps rate with full AF and a buffer that can handle an incredible 241 (compressed) Raw or 362 JPEG frames, all with no viewfinder blackout during continuous shooting. The camera incorporates 5EV, 5-axis image stabilization plus 693 phase detection AF points with 93% coverage, meaning no action shall escape unrecorded, even when capture is commenced with a subject already in motion. To handle power needs the α9 has a higher capacity battery that can deliver thousands of burst-shooting shots per charge.