sony a77

Camera    Firmware Update

Below you will find this week’s firmware updates.  Hit the manufacturer website links for more details and download instructions for the firmware. [click to continue…]

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Sony A77

After reading all the Internet speculation and rumination on what’s coming next from Sony (before the Sony A77 even hits store shelves), Paul Genge of Sony UK made the following post on Facebook: [click to continue…]

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Sony A77 and Lens

These look to be official product shots from the Sony A77, which is due to be launched later this week.

More images below. [click to continue…]

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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. [click to continue…]

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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. [click to continue…]

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Sony A77

Sony A77

August is shaping up to be a pretty huge month for now prosumer/pro camera gear.  In addition to Nikon’s announcement, it looks like August 24 will be Sony’s big announcement date for the new Alpha models (A77 and A65) and NEX models (NEX-7 and NEX-5N).

After the big announcement from Sony, the A77 and NEX-7 are expected to be available in Japan in September – with US availability coming in October.

As for specifications, it looks like those have leaked out across multiple sources as well. [click to continue…]

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