Category Archives: Sony

First leaked picture of the upcoming Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 lens

The first picture of the previously rumored Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 lens leaked online. The official announcement is expected in the first half of 2018 (probably in February). Here are the rumored specifications: Filter diameter: 52mm Minimum shooting distance: 25cm Weight: 393g Expected price: €1,299 Zeiss currently has the following Loxia mirrorless lenses for Sony E-mount: 21mm, 35mm, 50mm, and 85mm. Via SonyAddict […]

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Sigma confirms again their plans for new FE lenses designed for Sony mirrorless cameras

In a recent post on the Chinese social media platform Weibo (already deleted), Sigma confirmed again what they already told us in various interviews over the past two years  – the company is planning to introduce a new line of full-frame FE lenses designed for Sony mirrorless cameras. The first obvious choices are 35mm f/1.4 and […]

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Watch the Sony CES 2018 press event live now

Watch the Sony CES 2018 press event live at 8pm EST: As usual, SonyAddict will be live-blogging the event – follow them if you are interested in a more detailed coverage. As I already reported earlier, I do not expect any camera related announcements today, but with Sony you never know.

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Just announced: silver Sony a6300 camera and a new Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS lens

  Sony unexpectedly announced a silver version of their a6300 camera (available also as a lens kit) and a new Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS lens – here are the lens details:

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The latest patents from Fuji, Tamron, Sigma, Sony and Olympus

I haven’t reported on the latest patents for a while. Here is a recap: Fuji: DSLR binocular camera system patent Tamron: 300mm f/2.8, 400mm f/4 and 500mm f/4 lenses Sigma: 18-50mm f/2.8 lens designed for fixed lens camera with APS-C sensor (new Sigma dp camera?)

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Is there a new Sony a6700 APS-C mirrorless camera coming in 2018?

The last Sony a6500 model was announced back in October 2016 and the Sony a6300 was announced in February 2016. The model before that (Sony a5100) was announced in August 2014 (the Sony a6000 was introduced in February 2014). If Sony keeps that release pattern, a new APS-C mirrorless camera (or two) is expected to be announced in 2018. As […]

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Interview with Sony on their G-Master (GM) series of lenses

DC.Watch interviewed Sony executives involved in the development of the high-end Sony G-Master (GM) series of lenses. Here is the recap by SonyAddict:

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