Sony A750 Rumors

by on December 29, 2009

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Sony A750 Rumors

The rumors of a replacement for the Sony A700 just won’t die.  There has been a lot of chatter lately about the A700 being discontinued with a replacement coming around CES 2010 or PMA 2010.  Note that the A700 is still in stock at B&H Photo.

The above image surfaced over the past few days and purports to show a Sony A750 model.  I remain skeptical about this “leak.”  The image appears to be a rebadged A700; however, the image is too small to inspect any level of detail.

The A750 key specs attached to the image include the following:

  • 18.2-megapixel Exmor-X CMOS sensor
  • 10 fps
  • HD video
  • Live View

I wouldn’t hold my breath based on this rumor, but Sony will surely be adding some cameras to the Alpha line up this winter, and the A700 is a prime candidate for replacement.

If anything happens on the DSLR front soon, it should be at Sony’s press conference next week at CES.  Stay tuned here, and follow Photography Bay on Twitter for instant updates from CES 2010 if you can’t wait for me to sit down and get the news up on the homepage.

[sonyalpha.es via Photo Rumors]

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{ 4 comments }

1 Iris December 30, 2009 at 5:19 am

I guess 10 fps is too high. What sensor size? APS-C or FF? What class for Sony A750 is going to be competitor. For Canon 7D and Nikon D300s or Canon 5D II and Nikon D700?
I wait more

2 Hamza December 30, 2009 at 9:27 am

GOD.
If Exmor X is a full frame and if it has HD video capabilities like Canon then I WANT one.
This looks so cool. But looking at the internal flash, it means it will be ether APS-C or APS-H which will ruin the party a bit

3 JK December 30, 2009 at 8:54 pm

A700 replacement is going to make or break for many disgruntled Minolta users ;)

4 Manfred January 2, 2010 at 10:09 am

Hi folks,
although it looks not overwhelming at first sight, there seem to be some interesting aspects if this message woule become true:
1) It would be the first Sony DSLR with HD video
2) If Nikon and Sony still cooperate, rumours about a Nikon 700s/x/800 or whatoever with a smaller chip become more realistic
3) It could compete with Canon 5D II or 7D, depending on the chip-size
4) From Marketing point of view, APS-H would allow to position the device just in the middle and compete with both the Canon DSLR’s and not to endanger the sales of APS-C and FF e.g. D300 or D3s…

Maybe this will many consumers demands although I suppose it will not satisfy all needs as I stick to my compact and may wait another year(s) until they deliver what I really want: FF/20-30MP/Full-HD at a price < 3000 €…

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