Category Archives: Sony

Sony’s official statement regarding the impact of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Sony issued an official statement regarding the impact of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) to the company. Here are the parts referring to the Electronics and Imaging segments:

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Sony is moving their Electronics Products & Solutions business into a new Sony Electronics Corporation

Sony announced that is moving their electronics business, that includes Imaging, Home Entertainment, and Mobile, into a new Sony Electronics Corporation (as a result of the latest push by Daniel Loeb?):

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Report: Daniel Loeb prepares new push to split Sony

From image-sensors-world: “Financial Times and Reuters report that Daniel Loeb’s hedge fund Third Point LLC uses lower Sony stock price to build a stake in the company again to push for changes that possibly include spinning off its image sensor business.” From Reuters: “Reuters has reported that Daniel Loeb’s hedge fund Third Point LLC is building […]

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Besides all the hype, there is still no trace of the Sony a7sIII camera

If you have been following the latest Sony “rumors”, the a7sIII camera should have been announced a long time ago. I had several readers asking me about that model and my response is: besides all the fake hype, there is still no trace or any reliable information on the Sony a7sIII camera. Here is what Kai […]

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New Sony product announcement on April 20th

Sony will have a new product announcement on April 20th, 2020 at noon EST:

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Sony FE 20mm f/1.8 G lens announced

The previously rumored Sony FE 20mm f/1.8 G lens is now officially announced. Pre-orders are now open at B&H and Adorama. Sample photos can be found here. Press release:

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Sony IM671AQR 43MP BSI 8k sensor – real or fake?

I am not convinced this sensor is real, but here is the rumor – FujiAddict found a reference online for a new Sony IM671AQR 43MP BSI sensor that can do 8k 12-bit video with a high-speed readout. In addition, the new sensor is supposed to have stacked DRAM and up to 16-bit A/D conversion for […]

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