Sony has announced a pink version of the NEX-3, along with a number of pink accessories. The camera should be available in Japan November 19. No word yet on US availability.
Sony Japan has announced that the NEX E-Mount 18-200mm lens (which is packaged with the Sony NEX-VG10) will be available in September 2010 for 99750 yen for other NEX-format cameras; however, US pricing should be in the neighborhood of $800-900 as a best guess.
Below you will find this week’s firmware updates. Hit the manufacturer website links for more details and download instructions for the firmware.
Sony NEX-3 / NEX-5 firmware version .02 – “3D Sweep Panorama function has been added; Improvement of ‘normal’ 2D Sweep Panorama shooting; Decreased power drain when the camera is switched off; Quicker start-up in low-light conditions.” [Sony website]
The Sony NEX-5 and NEX-3 are the next evolution in the Sony digital imaging world. Leaning heavily on a mix of technologies from Sony’s Alpha and Cyber-shot lines the NEX-5 and NEX-3 appear to be one of the more true hybrid cameras among the various mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras. [Read more...]