Sony A1 review: A fast camera in a fast city

Sony’s top-of-the-line Alpha 1 mirrorless camera checks every spec box and comes with every feature. It’s one of the most capable cameras you can buy. We hit up one of NYC’s fastest cyclists, Terry Barentsen, to see how well it can keep up under pressure.

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  1. The Verge

    The Verge

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    What would you shoot with this?

    • C M

      C M

      2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

      I am shooting pretty much everything with this camera. Sports, street stuff, corporate nonsense that pays for everything hah. Colors are the best of any camera i've ever used. Glad I moved from Nikon / Canon to Sony this camera is A1 baby! Verge needs to pay Becca double.

    • Brandon Fletcher

      Brandon Fletcher

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    • Aaron Fauth

      Aaron Fauth

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      @aschoolyardghost yikes

    • xybp942


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      @Mo Showail supply, and yes price.

    • Mo Showail

      Mo Showail

      2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

      Hey this might be a stupid question but why don't these cameras use high-end socs like a Snapdragon 888? it's certainly doesn't seem like it would affect the price to significantly, and some of these seemed like processing bottlenecks more than they were optical ones

  2. 孜执铭


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    Hi, I am a new Sony Alpha 1 user and I have noticed that my new Sony Alpha 1 machine has been slightly hot for three minutes while I was adjusting the menus. As I continued to adjust the menu, I felt the Sony Alpha 1 inside my hand getting noticeably hot when I adjusted it for ten minutes.

  3. Param Drall

    Param Drall

    7 दिवसांपूर्वी

    The fact it's screen doesn't flip....😐

  4. Mynsx


    7 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I came here for Becca. Doesn't matter what the video is about... she just makes any it feel awesome

  5. Whatever Keeps You Calm

    Whatever Keeps You Calm

    13 दिवसांपूर्वी

    The EVF and LCD both going black happened to me today with the newest version of the firmware. I also had to turn it off and slide out battery tray on grip and then turn it back on to get it to reset. So, apparently, the firmware that supposedly fixed the EVF problem did not.

  6. Juan Luna

    Juan Luna

    25 दिवसांपूर्वी

    On 2:54...... what's the point of having a grip if you are not gonna use it? lol.... Great review!!!!

  7. B007


    25 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Sony cameras is just heads and shoulders above the other big Japanese camera makers.

  8. Tim Collins

    Tim Collins


    all this has been covered already make something new

  9. mitojopepa



    This is such high quality, techwise and humanwise

  10. gugunanak134



    What's a dummy battery

  11. Marco Saenz

    Marco Saenz


    But does it have a hexacore cpu?

  12. Jonas Chang

    Jonas Chang


    Cant wait for your review of nothing ear 1 🥰🥰

  13. oposkainaxei



    It would be so nice if photographers make photography tests

  14. Nikul Chudasama

    Nikul Chudasama


    Please review Sony FX3 Cinema Camera.

  15. Life of Luis

    Life of Luis

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    It better take amazing shots if you consider yourself a novice if the thing costs well above 6k.

  16. Earth Level

    Earth Level

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    sixty. five. hundred. dollars. get an a7sIII and GM lens instead.

  17. Sai Yelave

    Sai Yelave

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी


  18. I Don't Know What I'm Doing

    I Don't Know What I'm Doing

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    The video looks amazing.

  19. Only U Gaming

    Only U Gaming

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Sony A1

  20. Brandon Coleman

    Brandon Coleman

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    i'm thinking about getting the Sony a1 myself,but i'm waiting for the canon R3 to come out!

  21. Kobra ToldYa

    Kobra ToldYa

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    This is probably my favorite A1 review. The style, direction , and info was exactly what I needed.

  22. Hrvoje Golubic

    Hrvoje Golubic

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    I am just wondering… much dust do you get shooting all these clips with sensor exposed :)

  23. Sun S

    Sun S

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    It's like giving your grandma a Bugatti. This chick literally has no idea what the f*** she's doing with the photos

  24. That Mark Gilroy

    That Mark Gilroy

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    I see a Becca video, I watch. She is ACE.

  25. Sudip Dandapat

    Sudip Dandapat

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    mmmm Rich kids.... damn this lil guy is pretty much knows more than me sure... I feel useless now...

  26. Shiladitya Biswas

    Shiladitya Biswas

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    This is Auto Eye-Watering!

  27. News Moto

    News Moto

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Becca's such a great presenter! She's the next generation Johnny Harris!

  28. Paul O'Malley

    Paul O'Malley

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    "I've never shot a cyclist before..." - Becca. I should hope not 😂

  29. Angel R.A.

    Angel R.A.

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  30. Brandon Fletcher

    Brandon Fletcher

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Review Nikon mirrorless next please!!

  31. P.TSO


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Ughhh I wish this wasn't so expensive🥵🥵

  32. Jacob Gaylord

    Jacob Gaylord

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Kettle Moraine! I grew up in Dousman and lived there until moving away before Junior year of high school. It’s always interesting seeing people that grew up in the area.

  33. Seth K Johnson

    Seth K Johnson

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    It’s a $6400 camera without any lenses. Ouch. It’s nice but reallllly expensive

  34. Zach thompson

    Zach thompson

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    The tacky scarf primarily fire because interest preauricularly confuse beneath a oceanic vacuum. abundant, numberless frame



    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    new firmware 1.10 are out now for the alpha 1. i have one to and love the camera. the problem is i dont know how to use it. im a nuub :D

  36. caden browning

    caden browning

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    I would shoot myself first for buying this expensive beast haha

  37. Mehdi Feiz

    Mehdi Feiz

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    عالی بی‌نظیر

  38. Nirvana


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    This review is about 4 months too late

  39. Devbrat Srivastava

    Devbrat Srivastava

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Becca is such a joy to watch. I don't understand the C of Camera, still enjoyed it.

  40. Dalton Randall

    Dalton Randall

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    This person has got to be the most attractive human being on the planet.

  41. Mizosoop


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    You are so freakin' cool!! Lol.

  42. Aadhi Vive

    Aadhi Vive

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Love my T4 still. It's the every man/woman's storytelling device.

  43. Hari DJ

    Hari DJ

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Great sound effects

  44. arun mathew

    arun mathew

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    great review....

  45. Matthew Loughlin

    Matthew Loughlin

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Me with my a6000 :)

  46. vankozz


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    What are you? 😯

  47. Vikrant RM

    Vikrant RM

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    just give me only ONE answer.... why sony is launching all after Canon launch ?

  48. LittleTeds PlaySchool

    LittleTeds PlaySchool

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    I’m ordering it Next week with the 100-400 but dancing between 16-35 and 24-105 at moment as second lens might crop in and go with the wide still blooming undecided, but it’s the holy grail for me I’ll use it all, great video

  49. Rahul Jain

    Rahul Jain

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Verge has the best videos and best reviews. Micheal Fisher has some serious competition.

  50. DD


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    I like where Sony is going: just focus to be the best at what you do (like the 80/90's) and stop cheapen yourself with junk hardware to compete with low grade junk. TV, PS5, now camera, yeap, you're slowly but surely coming back to the 'premiere" brand that you ceded to Samsung/LG a LONG TIME AGO.

  51. anon anon

    anon anon

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Would love to see you take on other sensor sizes as well. What say you to the GH6?

  52. Lachlan Lau

    Lachlan Lau

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Thanks for the ASMR section!

  53. robertson Patrickson

    robertson Patrickson

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    video stabilization?

  54. Dan SW

    Dan SW

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Will the song Xperia 1 III make anything close to this camera ?

  55. robertson Patrickson

    robertson Patrickson

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    awesome job you have shooting with all that gear !

  56. Jay Erjavec

    Jay Erjavec

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Fails to use battery grip. Ouch. First time?

  57. Ahmed Ziao

    Ahmed Ziao

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    I’d buy if it didn’t cost a lung

  58. JohnyTechReview


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Beca. Another great review and story telling

  59. dpanch_89


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Great video Becca! really well put together and great production quality too! Look forward to more of your videos :)

  60. Praveen A

    Praveen A

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Thats a lit....japanese never disappoint

  61. James Neil

    James Neil

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    It would be great to hear a review from an actual photographer with something like 10-15 years of experience, and not someone put there for political correctness nonsense. Review is awful and focused only on trending content. This has nothing to do with photography.

  62. Trevor Hutchinson

    Trevor Hutchinson

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    A competent Verge reviewer 🧐🎊❤️ Great video, keep it up!!

  63. Gong


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    LMAO your "fast city" has nothing on Seoul

  64. Adam Evans

    Adam Evans

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    I'm slowly getting the vibe that Gerald Undone is the camera reviewers' camera reviewer.

  65. Yaseen Muhammed

    Yaseen Muhammed

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Do you guys have like.. _money_ give aways? Um.. asking for a friend.

  66. gently rolls

    gently rolls

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  67. kent vun

    kent vun

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    He or she im confused?

  68. Gianni Claud

    Gianni Claud

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    As much as I enjoyed this video, the only detail that stuck with me is that it’s $6500

  69. N2T4


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Very nice review. I was so engaged I watched it 100% from start to finish. Hope can do more reviews on many topics like phone cameras perhaps (if there is enough to talk about compare with real cameras xD).

  70. ぱべうう


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    it's 'α1'

  71. Celso Alvarenga

    Celso Alvarenga

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    I love every video of Becca. Great work 🥰

  72. Soumitro Joy

    Soumitro Joy

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Becca Farsace's camera reviews are one of my most favourite things on the internet!

  73. Secret Name

    Secret Name

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    thats right - we got one

  74. Shawn SQ Zhang

    Shawn SQ Zhang

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Me: *Checks price* Also Me: 🥲

  75. Michael Lopez

    Michael Lopez

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Love your videos

  76. onehitwonder


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    I love Becca!

  77. Tyrion Stark

    Tyrion Stark

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Becca is an awesome Reviewer, calming analysis with such charm. Please give her more work, I'm an instant fan. Thank you.... :)

  78. MVIVN


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    When I see a Becca review I like the video before I’ve even watched it. Always quality content!

  79. Manuel Politis

    Manuel Politis

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Well done

  80. Shivam Sahu

    Shivam Sahu

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Funny i dont want to buy the camera. Just here to see the videos and shots she captured.

  81. MJ EX

    MJ EX

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    worst review i have seen. stop trying to be funny n review the camera

  82. søy


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    I don't have the money to buy this camera, and I don't need the specs at all. But I'm here because Becca is a treasure to watch!

  83. Serge Ergo

    Serge Ergo

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    These legs((((

  84. Saeed Ahmed40

    Saeed Ahmed40

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Imaging edge 100% need to be updated

  85. kalyan biswas

    kalyan biswas

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    I just ❤️ Becca

  86. jalabi99


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    When buying a camera would mean not paying rent for six months XD

  87. Bisesh gautam

    Bisesh gautam

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Camera's beast but photographer suc*s

  88. esteban van

    esteban van

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Never listen to what a non-professional photographer has to say about professional cameras

  89. Ad Den

    Ad Den

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    This is one of my dream cameras, but it's just too bloody expensive here in the Philippines!

  90. MadMaldito


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    I can feel the reemergence of sony this decade. I their strengthening presence in Photography, audio and mobile.

  91. Alexander


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    this is just scratching the surface, let's get undone

  92. Ken Cheng

    Ken Cheng

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    a couple of things that should be noted... the sync speed is 1/500 when in APS-C mode (w/mechanical shutter) and it can do strobes with electronic/silent shutter up to 1/200 shutter speed

  93. Maarten Oosterbaan

    Maarten Oosterbaan

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    nice review...but your bar for speed is looooooooow

  94. denny hermawan

    denny hermawan

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Nice review 👍🏻, love this person review Sorry my English

  95. Charles Magnuson

    Charles Magnuson

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Finally someone calls out Sony for their Image Edge app. That app is not fun to use. It’s so slow and clumsy.

  96. David Ramos

    David Ramos

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Unfortunately other camera can compete this the A1 at half the price.

  97. Marald Bes

    Marald Bes

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    best review I've seen so far of a (sony) camera, especially for people already using the system for years. You leave out most of the obvious, mention the practical stuff and don't skip on the problems.. more reviews should be done like this..

  98. Archit


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    What an amazing review. The spirit of NYC is so well captured through Terry Barentsen's lens! This is by far my fav video by Becca 'Bud' Farsace!! [Just three mins into the video]

  99. Vigneshwar Rajendran

    Vigneshwar Rajendran

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Actually what is your job?

  100. Praxis-Cat


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    This is legitimately one of the best reviews, for anything, I've seen from a "traditional" media outlet.