Category Archives: Sony

Sony interview: the a6500 camera replacement “will exceed expectations”

Here is a recap of a recent DC.Watch interview with a senior Sony manager:

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Somebody in Thailand bought a new Sony A6400 camera in an A6300 body

A member of the Sony Alpha Club Thailand purchased a new Sony A6400 camera in an A6300 body. A very strange “mistake” given the fact that the new a6400 camera is not even shipping yet (shipping will start on February 28th). Manufacturers are known for disguising new cameras in old bodies in order to test them […]

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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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