Sony’s new QX10 and QX100 smartphone lenses are rumored to be launching next week around August 27-29. Additionally, a new Sony NEX-5T (replacing the NEX-5R) and the Sony ILC-3000 are also rumored to be announced. [click to continue…]
Amazon has the Sony Alpha A65 and A77 models with instant rebates up to $200 off now through September 1. Check them all out here on Amazon.com.
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. [click to continue…]
Sony has quietly added a new kit to the Alpha A65 SLT camera with the new DT 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 SAM II lens. It is available for pre-order with a $50 instant rebate, bringing the kit to $748 through July 27. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
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.
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. [click to continue…]