Category Archives: Sony

Sony updates: a7S for $1,799, a7RII in stock, alphauniverse.com, DxOMark test results

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Sony a7S camera (grey market) is now available again for $1,799. The new a7RII camera is currently in stock at B&H and Amazon. Sony started a new community website alphauniverse.com. Semi-annual Sony Alpha lens sale is now live. Sony RX10 II and RX100 IV cameras got tested at DxOMark.

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The Sony A7R II is now the best tested camera at DxOMark

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DxOMark tested the Sony A7R II mirrorless camera and got a new high overall score of 98 (the D810 has an overall score of 97): The D810 still has a better dynamic range, but the A7R II wins with better color depth and low-light rating:

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Canon dominates the BCN camera rankings in Japan for July, 2015 (followed by Nikon)

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BCN Ranking published their top 10 lists of best selling compact and interchangeable lens cameras in Japan for the month of July, 2015. Canon dominates both charts with a total of 11 models, followed by Nikon with 3 and Olympus, Casio, Sony each with 2 cameras in the charts. The DSLR vs. mirrorless ratio was […]

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New patents: Canon tilt-shift adapter, Sony “Theta-like” camera

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→ Canon has a new patent for an electronic tilt-shift adapter that works with every EF lens. → Sony has a patent for a camera similar to the Ricoh Theta.

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Sony A7R II hands-on and review videos

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The Sony A7R II is currently the talk of the Internet. Here are some interesting reviews and hand-on videos of the latest Sony mirrorless camera:

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Sony a7R II mirrorless camera teardown

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iFixit teared down a Sony a7R II mirrorless camera and published the detailed steps with plenty of pictures and even included a video of the sensor-shift stabilization mechanism in action.

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Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens for Sony A mount listed at B&H

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When the Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens was first introduced, only three different mounts were announced (Canon, Nikon and Sigma). There is now a new product listings at B&H for a Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens for Sony A mount: Via Digicame-info

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