Big Savings on Sony Mirrorless Cameras This Week

Sony A7 II

B&H has several good deals on Sony E-mount cameras this week, including the new A7II, which is $1798 (reg. $1998) with the 28-70mm OSS lens.

The A7II (body only) is $1498 (reg. $1698). And, if you want to step back to the first generation, the original Sony A7 is down to $998 (reg. $1298), which makes it the cheapest retail price for a full frame camera to date.

The 36MP Sony A7R is now $1898 (reg. $2298) with 4% rewards and includes a free Sony leather jacket case.

The Sony A6000 kit is available for as little as $598 (reg. $798) and the smaller Sony A5100 kit is $498 (reg. $698). If you already have a kit lens, the A5100 body is only $348 (reg. $548).

The Sony NEX-7 kit can be had for just $498 (was $1248).


Sony Image Sensor Size Comparison

Sony Image Sensor Size Comparison

Above is another one of the cool tech displays from Sony’s booth at CES. It shows the sensor size comparison for Sony cameras starting with a compact camera with a 1/2.3″ sensor on the right side and moving up to a full frame size sensor on the left side.

As many of you know, the full frame Sony 35mm sensor is found in the Sony A7 Series and the A99 SLT camera. The APS-C sensor is found in cameras like the Sony A6000 and A5100. Sony is using the CX Format nomenclature for 1″ sensors like what is found in the Sony RX100 and RX10.

Sony A6000 E-Mount Camera Leaks Out

Sony A6000 Leak

Sony is expected to officially announce the new A6000 mirrorless camera tomorrow; however, we get a sneak peak a little early thanks to this image of the new E-mount mirrorless camera that leaked out.

The A6000 continues the rebranding process of Sony’s E-mount cameras, which were previously branded as NEX models. Since Sony consolidated the Alpha branding, new mirrorless cameras have dropped the NEX moniker in favor of the Alpha moniker and have simply been referred to as an A* series model number. [Read more…]