Recap of the latest Sony rumors

  • The Sony 300mm f/2.8 lens is listed as discontinued on the Sony USA store.
  • Sony is rumored to announce the NEX-5R and NEX-6 mirrorlress camera. The NEX-5R will have a new 16MP sensor with phase detection AF pixels and a flip screen. The most interesting rumor is that the new camera will have "full Internet support" where users will be able to download apps just like on a smart phone. The NEX-6 will be a light and cheaper version of the NEX-7. Expect the official announcement on August 28th.
  • New Sony lenses: 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 pancake zoom, 11-18 f/4.0 WA zoom and a 35mm f/1.8 prime.
  • The Sony a99 is rumored to be announced in mid September, right before Photokina.

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