Recent rumors point to the upcoming Sony NEX-7 successor starting to ship in October. Past rumors suggested that the camera would be named the NEX-7N and would feature a new 24MP sensor, among other improvements. [Read more...]
Sony became the largest shareholder of Olympus in September 2012. Since then, we’ve waited for the relationship to lead to more collaboration between the companies.
Olympus recently revealed that it will soon being supplying lens parts to Sony. According to an Olympus spokesperson,
The imaging sensor has already started to source from Sony to Olympus. And the lens [parts] and lens units will start to source from Olympus to Sony.
While Olympus refused to specify the extent of the lens parts supplies to Sony, rumors suggest that Olympus will develop a 400mm f/4 lens for Sony Alpha A-mount cameras to be unveiled in early 2014.
Amazon has the Sony NEX-VG900 bundled with the 28-75mm f/2.8 lens for $3696. The VG900 normally runs $3298 on its own, and the Sony 28-75mm f/2.8 lens is a $900 lens. Accordingly, this is a savings of about $500 on the bundle. There are only 2 in stock at the moment here at Amazon.