Sony Releasing a 4K E-Mount Camera at Photokina? [Updated with Leaked Photo]

 

Sony E-mount 4K Camera

New rumors suggest that Sony will launch a new E-mount camera at Photokina with 4K video capability. The camera is rumored to be aimed squarely at the Canon C100 and C300 market.

If those rumors are true, such a camera sounds like it is destined to replace the Sony FS100 and the FS700 cameras, which were among the first affordable cinema cameras. There is no word on specs for the camera yet; however, the design is rumored to be more in line with what Canon has done with its Cinema series rather than the boxy form factor of the FS100 and FS700.

Additionally, it would be a near certainty that such a camera would also feature Sony’s new-ish XAVC codec family in favor of the highly-compressed AVCHD used on the FS100 and FS700.

Expect more details soon.

[via SAR]

UPDATE: Top photo added via.

 

Comments

  1. Brian says

    If priced well, this could be a huge hit. The GH4 is attractive because of the features for the price… but it’s lacking a lot still, especially when it comes to those features like global shutter and low-light performance. Wonder if they will two-tier release and software lock like they did with the F5/F55? Best thing about the Sony format is that you can still use almost all of your current lenses because Metabones adapters are available for almost any lens combination with E-Mount. Exciting – let’s see if Canon has ANYTHING up their sleeve with “budget” 4k or not…