Category Archives: Sony

The latest financial results: there are no winners in the camera industry

If you are curious about how camera companies are doing financially – the short answer is not good: Nikon – all previous forecasts were slashed. Sony sees unit sales of all major hardware products failing in coming years. Canon: Canon expects its annual operating profit to drop for the first time in three years. Fuji: Instax is doing well, […]

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Sony to announce a new 135mm f/1.8 GM lens (SEL135F18GM)

Sony will soon announce the previously rumored 135mm f/1.8 GM lens (SEL135F18GM). Via Nokishita

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Released: the latest full-frame mirrorless camera market share in Japan

This is the latest full-frame mirrorless camera market share in Japan as of December 2018: Sony: 66.4% Canon: 17.5% Nikon: 16% Source: BCN Ranking, via NikonRumors

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New Sony savings and trade-up offer in the US

Similar to Nikon, Sony has a new “trade-up” offer in the US – see the details at Adorama and B&H Photo (cash in your old camera or lens for up to $500 trade-in bonus towards a selection of Sony products). There are also some new instant savings and additional discounts on selected Sony Alpha cameras – see the […]

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List of rumored Sony lenses

Reliable Sony rumors are hard to get, so this list of upcoming Sony lenses is as good as any other guess online:

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Sony Q3/2018 financial reports

Sony released their FY2018 Q3 financial reports (the camera trend is the blue bar in the graph above): Sony reports lower image sensor sales, reduces forecast (Image Sensor World) New Sony CEO to detail shift away from gadgets in mid-term plan: company sees unit sales of all hardware products falling (Bloomberg) Why Sony stock just […]

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New Sony RX0 (Mark II?) camera confirmed

We now have a confirmation that the recently registered Sony WW151602 will be a replacement for the current RX0 model – the camera dimensions are now available at the FCC website and they are identical to the RX0:

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