Sony Hong Kong sent out an event invitation for what appears to be the official launch of the Sony NEX EVIL camera line. May 11th, 2010 was rumored few weeks ago as a potential announcement date:
"Worldwide attention debut
Anywhere beyond the imagination of the lightweight body experience quality SLR digital camera
Market, the highly anticipated Sony’s first interchangeable lens digital camera series, will be May 11, 2010 simultaneous global release, and the media are invited to bring a friend the first to feel the new series of excellent photography experience.
New series of lightweight slim design to meet the advanced shooting functions, fully meet the needs of photographers, anytime, anywhere to enjoy the fun of shooting; new series also brought the quality SLR digital cameras let you play to creativity.
In addition, the new camera series of product designers will be a special trip to attend the conference to share its unique design concept.
Friends are invited to experience the Sony media is full of unlimited creative digital imaging world. Welcome to your report / s on site to interview
Date ︰ 2010/5/11
Time ︰ 12:45"
Update: full Sony NEX EVIL camera specs:
Image Sensor - Exmor CMOS
- 14.6 Mega Pixels (14.2M Effective Pixels)
- 1920*1080 30fps (NEX5)
- 1280*720 30fps
- 640*480 30fps
File format - (Still image)
- JPEG FINE
- JPEG Normal
- Sony E Mount
- 11 Point
- Auto, 100-12800
- 49-segment honeycomb-pattern / Central / Spot
- +- 2.0EV (1/3 EV Interval)
- 1/4000 to 30sec / Bulb
- 0.92M 3.0 inch TFT LCD
- USB 2.0 / HDMI / Video (PAL/NTSC)
- Black, Silver, Red, Blue
- SD/SDHC , Memory stick
- vertical (wide) 4912*1920 (Nor)3424*1920
- Horizon (wide) 7152*1080 (nor)4912*1080