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Sony announced a new 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G SSM II lens (SAL70300G2)

In addition to the a7 II camera, Sony announced also a new 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G SSM II lens (SAL70300G2) with a minimum shooting distance of 1.2m and 4 times faster AF tracking performance compared to the current SAL70300G model. Shipping will start on February 28th, 2015. The Japanese price is 132,000 yen (around $1,100). Sample photos […]

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Sony a7 II mirrorless camera with 5 axis in-body stabilization officially announced

The previously rumored Sony a7 II mirrorless camera with with 5 axis in-body stabilization is now officially announced only in Japan for now. Shipping will start on December 5th, 2014. The new camera will be announced for the rest of the world in few months. Sony a7 II camera specifications (sample photos can be found here and […]

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New Sony α7 II (ILCE-7M2) camera and 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G SSM II lens to be announced in the next few days

Update: the new Sony a7 II camera is now officially announced. In the next few days Sony will announce a new a7 II full frame camera (ILCE-7M2) with 5 axis in-body stabilization that will replace the current a7 version. This is what we know so far for the new model: 35mm full frame Exmor CMOS sensor with 24.3MP […]

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Sony Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS lens now shipping

The new Sony Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS lens is now shipping in the US and is currently in stock at B&H. DxOMark recently published their test results of the lens: DxOMark’s conclusion:

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Sony announced the first 21MP Exmor RS stacked CMOS sensor with image plane phase detection signal processing function for high-speed AF

Sony announced the first 21MP Exmor RS stacked CMOS sensor with image plane phase detection signal processing function for high-speed AF designed for smartphones:

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New Sony a7 series trade-in program launched

The Sony a7 series trade-in program is back. The participating cameras are Sony Alpha a7, Sony a7 kit with 28-70mm lens and Sony Alpha a7R. All three have an instant rebate of $200 each, 4% Adorama rewards and free Expedited shipping. You will need to trade-in your working used DSLR camera or interchangeable lens within 30 […]

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What else is new?

→ Sony quietly announced new G Series XQD version 2 memory cards (priced between $163.50 and $799.95). → The Pentax K-5 IIs DSLR camera is now $300 off. Check out also the latest lens discounts. → The Canon EOS 7D Mark II camera is now shipping and is currently in stock. → DxO OpticsPro 10 released (you […]

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