Nikon and Sony have different approaches when it comes to external design and form factor of their mirrorless flagship cameras. Sony obviously tried to keep the size as compact as possible while still trying to make the ergonomics good enough with Sony A1 while Nikon Z9 with its built-in grip resembles closely its DSLR brother, Nikon D6.
Below you can see the front, back and top view comparisons of Sony A1 and Nikon Z9. Sony A1 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras, being 20mm narrower, 53mm shorter and 21mm thinner than Nikon Z9.
Both cameras have similar specs and performance but size and weight difference is huge. What do you think? Which one would you prefer? Read a full comparison of Nikon Z9 vs Sony A1 for further details.
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