Sony Cyber-shot RX100M3 Leaks Out

Sony RX100M3 Leak

Sony is expected to announce a refresh to the Sony A77 on May 1, next week. Additionally, it looks like a refresh to the popular Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II might be announced as well given that the Sony RX100M3 was listed in the product manual for the AG-R2 attachment grip (likely a replacement for the AG-R1) alongside the RX100 and RX100 II.

Expect more details soon.

[via DCI]

Sony A77 Video Surfaces on YouTube

Sony A77 Close Up

Sony A77 Close Up

What appears to be a Sony A77 commercial has found its way onto YouTube.  In the short video spot, you see the 24MP A77 half-buried in sand (obviously showing off its extreme weather sealing).  Then someone comes along, picks up the camera, dusts it off and commences to shoot using the live view display.

Check out the embedded video below before it gets pulled. [Read more...]

Sony A77 Up For Good Design Award (Before Official Release)

Sony A77 Good Design Award

The Sony A77 was briefly featured on a nomination page for the Good Design Expo starting later this month in Tokyo.  The listing confirmed several key features for the new A77, including a 24MP Exmor CMOS image sensor powered by a new BIONZ processor that will help the A77 deliver a whopping 12fps in full resolution stills. [Read more...]