Sony has announced a pair of new A-mount lenses, the 16-35mm f/2.8 ZA SSM II Vario-Sonnar T* and 24-70mm f/2.8 ZA SSM II Vario-Sonnar T* models. These updates to previous lenses in the A-mount line-up that are now around 7 years old. [Read more…]
After the recent introduction of the Sony A3000 (an E-mount camera), I have been wondering whether or not Sony would move exclusively to the E-mount and leave the legacy A-mount system in the past. If statements attributed to Sony UK’s head of digital imaging, Frederik Lange, are accurate, then Sony plans to keep on making A-mount cameras. [Read more…]
The rumors have been out there for a while – Sony is done with the Translucent Mirror Technology and going full mirrorless in its Alpha A-mount cameras. As impressive as the Sony A77 and A99 have been, they may very well be a dying breed in the Sony Alpha lineup. A recently published patent application seems to offer solid support for these rumors as well. [Read more…]
It looks like several of Sony’s new cameras have surfaced in leaked product images.
Above, you can see the Sony NEX-7, NEX-5N, A77 Battery Grip, Sony 16-50mm lens, Zeiss 24mm f/1.8 lens and NEX E-mount 55-210mm lens.
Sony is expected to launch the following cameras and lenses on or around August 24: [Read more…]