Category Archives: Sony

Sony drops prices on the a6000, a5000 and RX100 cameras

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Over the weekend Sony dropped the prices on the following cameras: Sony a6000 for $448 after $200 instant rebate with free expedited shipping (rebate expires 5/10/15). Sony A5000 bundle (16-50mm, 16GB memory card, case, cleaning kit, UV filter) for $398.00 after $100 instant rebate with free expedited shipping (rebate expires 5/30/15). Sony RX100 bundle (16GB memory card, Sony jacket case, Sony battery charger for $398.00 […]

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Deal of the day: refurbished Sony a5000 with 16-50mm and 55-210mm lenses for $319.99

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Newegg currently has refurbished Sony a5000 mirrorless camera kits with 16-50mm and 55-210mm lenses for $319.99.

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Sony updates their Vario-Sonnar T* 24-70mm f/2.8 ZA SSM II and 16-35mm f/2.8 ZA SSM II lenses

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Sony announced two new updated Vario-Sonnar T* lenses: 24-70mm f/2.8 ZA SSM II ($2,098) and 16-35mm f/2.8 ZA SSM II ($2,248) with some AF and image quality improvements:

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What else is new?

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→ Kipon released the world’s first Canon EF-MFT electronic adapter with autofocus. → Military aerial camera by Konica ancestor goes for sale on eBay (read more here). → The Canon EOS M3 mirrorless camera is now in stock at DigitalRev (they ship internationally). → New Leica M Monochrom Typ 246 camera registered in Korea. → The Canon T6i DSLR camera is now […]

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There is a scheduled Sony press conference for tomorrow

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In connection with the Sony World Photography Awards, Sony has a scheduled press conference for tomorrow. From the provided press release, it doesn’t look like they will be announcing any new products, but you never know. In the first quarter of 2015 (between now and June) Sony is rumored to introduce new A7, A6000 and RX […]

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The latest patents from Sigma, Sony, Canon, Apple and Ricoh

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→ Sigma filed a patent for a 400mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM lens. → Another Sigma patent: 24-105mm f/2.8-4 DG OS HSM Art lens.    → Sony patented a tiltable attachment for lens style cameras. → Another curved sensor patent from Sony. → Sony patented a curved surface (multi-layer sensor) that corrects the angle in which light falls […]

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Wikileaks leaks Sony’s plans: 3 new cameras coming in the next 2 months

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Wikileaks published many leaked/hacked Sony documents online. There are some interesting finds that relate to the company’s camera division. The product roadmap for Q1 of 2015 for example lists new A7, A6000 and RX models (announcement expected between now and June):

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