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Coming soon: new Tokina ultra-wide-angle APS-C zoom lens and Sony GP-VPT2BT shooting grip with Bluetooth remote control function

Tokina is rumored to announce a new ultra-wide-angle zoom lens for APS-C cameras – maybe 11-16mm or 11-20mm replacements? Sony has a new registration in Asia for a GP-VPT2BT shooting grip with built-in Bluetooth remote control:

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List of improvements in the new Sony A9 II mirrorless camera

In addition to the price increase ($3,498 to $4,498), here is the list of improvements in the new Sony A9 II mirrorless camera (pre-orders now open at: Adorama, B&H and Amazon):

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Sony a9 II camera first look

Sony a9 II camera first look videos: The new Sony Alpha a9 II mirrorless camera is now available for pre-order at Adorama, Amazon and B&H.

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Sony a9 II ($4,498) vs. Sony a9 ($3,498) comparison

The new Sony Alpha a9 II mirrorless camera is now available for pre-order at Adorama and B&H (additional information available here and here). A technical specifications comparison between the new Sony a9 II ($4,498) with the previous Sony a9 model ($3,498) can be found here:

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Surprise: Sony a9 II camera announced

Sony surprised us all today with the announcement of their new Sony a9 II. The US price is $4,498. 24.2MP Full-Frame Exmor RS CMOS Sensor BIONZ X Image Processor & Front-End LSI 693-Point Phase-Detection AF System Up to 20 fps Shooting, ISO 100-204800 Pre-orders: Adorama | B&H The new model is not “revolutionary” as some previous […]

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Sony A9 II mirrorless camera to be announced soon

Nokishita reports that a new Sony A9 II mirrorless camera appeared on a “famous international news site” as a draft which indicates that the a9 II review is ongoing and the official announcement should be coming soon. Stay tuned for additional info.

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Sony releases α9 firmware update adding real-time eye AF for animals, interval shooting functionality and compatibility with RMT-P1BT

Sony has released a new firmware update for its α9 full-frame mirrorless camera (model ILCE-9), delivering key functions such as Real-Time Eye AF for animals[i], Interval Shooting and compatibility with RMT-P1BT[ii]. The version 6.00 update enables Sony’s AI driven Real-Time Eye AF technology to now detect both animals and human subjects, with an option to […]

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