This is what the Sony A1's full-size 50MP images look like

Sony A1 samples
(Image credit: Sony (via Sony Alpha Rumors))

The first full size, 50.1MP images from the Sony A1 have leaked onto the web – and we have to say, we're impressed with what we see. 

With full Sony A1 reviews not due to hit the web until the tail of the week (though one YouTuber has given an early verdict on the "not as advertised" 30fps continuous shooting and AF performance that falls below the Canon EOS R5), these leaked images give us our first proper look at what the images from Sony's brand new stacked image sensor.

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.