Sony a77M2 camera announcement tomorrow, RX100M3 to be announced later

Sony a77MII press event invitation from Hong Kong

Sony a77MII press event invitation from Hong Kong

Tomorrow Sony is rumored to announced a new a77M2 camera - a replacement for the current A-mount a77 model. The a77M2 will have a new 24MP sensor, Wi-Fi, faster AF and improved EVF. Here are specs:

  • new 24 MP sensor
  • 79 AF points, 15 cross points
  • Very fast tracking performance
  • 12fps up to 60 frames/ 25 frames RAW & JPG, RAW 26 frames
  • Low light AF, f/2.8 vertical line sensor, new algorithm
  • Wi-Fi

Here is the press invitation for the Sony press event tomorrow in Hong Kong:

Sony-a77MII-camera-press-event-invitation
The Sony RX100M3 camera will not be announced tomorrow as previously reported (this is why I generally do not like to recycle rumors from other websites, unless I know the original source). The RX100M3 will be announced in few weeks and it will have a new 24-70mm f/1.8-2.8 lens (not the previously rumored 28-100mm f/1.8-2.8 lens). Here are the rest of the RX100M3 specs:

  • 20MP sensor (same as RX100M2 model)
  • ISO range: 125-25600
  • New 24-70mm f/1.8-2.8 lens
  • Built in EVF (SVGA OLED Tru-Finder 1440k dots)
  • Tiltable screen (180 degrees up)
  • Record in XAVC S format (same format of the Sony A7s but without 4K output option)
  • Almost same size and weight as the current RX100/M2 models
  • All other specs are the same of the current RX100II model.
  • Price is expected to be around 800-850 EUR (around $800-$850 in the USA)

The Sony A7s camera pricing and maybe even two new FE Zeiss lenses are also expected to be announced tomorrow:

Sony-Zeiss-lens-roadmap

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