Sony A77 Successor (aka A79) is a 32MP Mirrorless Camera?

Sony Mirrorless Patent Diagram

Rumored specs of the upcoming A77 successor, which will presumably carry the A79 badge suggest that it will sport a whopping 32MP APS-C sensor. Recall that prior rumors (which are still standing strong) pointed to an A-mount camera that eschewed the current translucent mirror technology in favor of a full-on mirrorless design. [Read more...]

Sony Alpha A77 and A99 Deals

Sony A77

A couple of solid deals are available now on the Sony Alpha A77 and A99 cameras. The A77 has a $200 instant rebate of $200, making it $998 here at Adorama and here at B&H Photo.

Additionally, the Sony A99 is available with a free HVL-F60M hot shoe flash and VG-C99AM battery grip. That’s a savings of $930. Check out the A99 deal here at Adorama and here at B&H Photo.

All Sony Alpha A-Mount Cameras Going Mirrorless in 2014?

Sony A-Mount Mirrorless Patent

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...]

Sony A58 Officially Unveiled

Sony A58

Sony has unveiled the new Alpha α58, which features a 20.1MP APS CMOS sensor that can also capture full 1080/24p HD video. The α58 serves as a successor to the Sony α57. Like other Sony Alpha SLT models, the α58 offers a built-in image stabilization system at the sensor level and, of course, Sony’s translucent mirror technology, which aids in the rapid 8fps shooting the α58 delivers. [Read more...]