Category Archives: Sony

Sony’s patent for phase detection and contrast detection autofocus systems

Sony patent for phase detection and contrast detection autofocus systems

Sony has a new patent for phase detection and contrast detection autofocus systems. See the detailed explanation over at Imaging-resource:

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Canon 5Ds R vs. Sony a7R II hands-on video review


An interesting hands-on video comparison between the Canon 5Ds R and Sony a7R II cameras by Kai from DigitalRev:

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The latest rebates from Rokinon, Sony, Olympus, Pentax, Fuji, Leica, Nikon, Canon, Sigma and Tamron

Rokinon XEEN cine lens discount

The Rokinon XEEN cine lenses currently have an early adopters discount: $1500 instant rebate on the 24mm/50mm/85mm Canon, Micro 4/3, Nikon, PL, or Sony E mount lens set or a $300 instant rebate on any XEEN cine lens: see the details at B&H, Adorama and Amazon. Check out the latest Sony cameras and lens instant rebates. […]

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Sony Alpha a7S II now available for pre-order, shipping starts in October


The new Sony a7S II full frame mirrorless camera that was announced last week (4k video, 5-axis image stabilization and ISO 409,600) is now available for pre-order at B&H, Amazon, Adorama and WEX (UK). Shipping starts on October 16th. More info on the Sony a7S II can be found here.

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Sony coming up with 14-bit uncompressed RAW option for selected A7 cameras and 8 new FE lenses


The official Alphauniverse website had a dedicated page earlier today announcing that uncompressed 14-bit RAW option is coming to the A7sII and A7rII cameras via a firmware update. Sony also promised 8 new FE lenses by early 2016. That page is now gone, but you can still find the full text on Reddit: Here is the full text of the official press […]

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Refurbished Sony a7S camera for $1,899.99


Refurbished Sony a7S cameras are now available on eBay for $1,899.99 (available also on Amazon). Here are few other refurbished deals:

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Sony announced α7S II: a full frame mirrorless camera with 4k video and 5-axis image stabilization


There was no Sony A6000 successor or any new lenses announced today, but Sony surprisingly revealed a new α7S II – a full frame mirrorless camera with 4k video, 5-axis image stabilization and ISO 409,600: Ultra-high sensitivity up to 409600i with low noise across the whole range Wide dynamic range across entire ISO range delivering smooth tonal gradation […]

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