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...]

Sony A77 and NEX-7 Full Specs, Announcement on Aug. 24, Available in September/October

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. [Read more...]