Sony A99 at 24MP and A57 at 16MP Inbound?

Sony A850 and A900

It’s been a little too quiet on the Sony front since the introduction of the uber-popular Sony A77.  So, it’s not really much of a surprise to hear rumors of a refresh to the full-frame Sony A900 and (even more so) the consumer-ish Sony A55. Both are very solid cameras in their respective categories; however, their age is starting to show. [Read more...]

Sony A35 Continues Translucent Mirror Trend

The Sony A35 is the latest translucent mirror camera.  Following in the footsteps of Sony’s A33 and A55 cameras, the A35 signals Sony’s commitment to the fast-focusing, live view format.

The A35 sports an APS-C sized 16.2MP CMOS sensor and offers the ability to capture AVCHD 1080i HD video.  The A35’s sensitivity range goes up to a ISO 25600 – an impressive spec for an entry-level camera. [Read more...]

Sony A35 and NEX-C3 Announcement on June 3

It looks like the über-leaky new Sony cameras will be showing up in a couple of weeks if Photo Rumors‘ sources are right.  June 3 is the slated date for the new A35 SLT camera, which replaces the Sony A33.

Alongside the new SLT (translucent mirror camera), Sony is expected to launch its next NEX camera – the Sony NEX-C3, which sports an articulating LCD and a tiny body.  The new (and also leaky) 30mm f/3.5 E-mount lens and NEX flash should debut on June 3 as well.

Check out the leaked pics of the new Sony gear below. [Read more...]

Sony A77 Announcement in July, Shipping October?

More word of the Sony A700-replacement is trickling out.  This time, SonyAlphaRumors cites “trusted sources” that confirm a July announcement for the Sony A77 translucent mirror camera and an October 6, 2011 ship date for the camera.

While none of this is set in stone, it correlates with earlier statements from Sony that we’ll get a Summer 2011 announcement for the camera.  Additionally, previous info from Sony indicates that the A77 (if that is in fact the new camera’ s name) is expected to be released alongside a new kit lens and prosumer-grade speedlight. [Read more...]