Category Archives: Sony

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

Sony Japan posted a new teaser for their upcoming Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS lens (SEL1635Z). Sony is also rumored to announce a new 28-135mm f/4.0 OSS powerzoom lens for Photokina. Via Sonyalpharumors

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Sony QX1 and QX30 camera modules for smart phone officially announced

Sony officially announced the QX1 and QX30 camera modules for smart phone. The price of the QX1 is $398, the QX30 is $348. Sample images can be found here. ILCE-QX1 with large APS-C size Exmor™ sensor, BIONZ X™ processor, advanced camera features; works with E-mount / A-mount[i] interchangeable lenses ILCE-QX1 ships with free angle shooting […]

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Sony QX1 camera and two new full frame E-mount lenses leaked

In addition to the XQ1 lens camera module (the official announcement is tomorrow), Sony will also announce two new lenses at Photokina: a new Zeiss Vario-Tessar 16-35mm f/4.0 ZA OSS FE that will be priced at 1,350 EUR (US price will be lower) and will start shipping at the end of October. The second lens will be […]

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The new Sony ILCE-QX1: an APS-C based camera “compatible with E-mount lenses”

A listing on the Chinese website zol.com (screenshot above) indicates that the upcoming Sony ILCE-QX1 will be an APS-C based camera “compatible with E-mount lenses”. The QX1 was also described as “Digital camera / Interchangeable lens digital camera” in a recent trademark filing. The interesting part here is that the QX product line (Sony QX10 and QX100) are lens camera modules that attach […]

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First picture and specs of the rumored Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2.0 Planar and 35mm f/2.0 Biogon full frame manual focus lens *UPDATED*

As I previously reported, the first two Zeiss Loxia full frame manual focus lenses will be 35mm f/2 and 50mm f/2. Here is the first leaked picture of the Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2.0 Planar lens and the rumored specifications: Update – this is the Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2.0 Biogon full frame E-mount lens: Update – here […]

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Photokina 2014 rumors roundup *UPDATED*

Update: this post has been updated multiple times to reflect the latest Photokina rumors. As you have probably already noticed, I do not post every single rumor that circulates on the Internet for the very simple reason that many websites just post unreliable information and in many cases just plain nonsense. Here is a quick recap […]

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Sony Cybershot KW11 “selfie” camera officially announced in Asia

The Sony Cybershot KW11 “selfie” camera is now officially announced (in Asia only). Here the main specifications: 1/2.3″ 19.2MP Exmor RS CMOS sensor 8.3cm / 3.3″ (16:9) 1,229,760 dots OLED touchscreen f/2 lens Dimensions: 57.7 x 125 x 20.1mm (2 3/8 in. × 5 in. × 13/16 in.) Weight: approx. 136g / 4.8oz. (battery and memory stick […]

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