Category Archives: Sony

Sony Q3 financial results: sales down, operating income “significant decrease”

Sony released their Q3 financial results – sales in the Electronics Products & Solutions Segment (EP&S Segment) that includes also cameras are down and operating income has a “significant decrease”:

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Sony a9 III and Sony a7R V rumors

SonyAddict found some rumors on the Chinese social media platform Weibo about new Sony a9 III and Sony a7R V mirrorless cameras – the a9 III will have 24MP and shoots 60fps for $4,999 and the a7R V is expected in the fourth quarter of 2022:

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New Sony FE 85mm f/1.2 GM lens rumored to be announced this year

Sony is rumored to announce a new FE 85mm f/1.2 GM lens this year according to SonyAddict:

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Tomorrow is CES 2022 press day and only Sony, Panasonic, and Canon are part of the show

Back in the days, CES used to host most of the camera manufacturers and we used to regularly see new products being announced at the show: I don’t think in 2022 this will be the case. According to the CES website, only Sony, Panasonic, and Canon are taking part in the show and they all […]

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Sony stopped producing the a7II and a6100 cameras and stopped taking orders for the a7C, a7II, a6400, a6600, and ZV-E10 cameras

Sony announced that they stopped producing the a7II and a6100 cameras and also stopped taking orders for the a6400, a6600, a7C, a7II, and ZV-E10 cameras – see the full press text here. The good news is that the Sony Alpha a7IV camera is now shipping and the lens combo is already in stock at Adorama and […]

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Sony A7 IV camera shipping (in stock) date

After the initial delay warning. Sony has moved up the US embargo date on the new Sony A7 IV camera to December 23rd. The new A7 IV model should be in stores in the US on December 22nd and customers can get them on December 23rd now instead of the original December 30th: Check Sony A7 […]

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Sony develops the world’s first stacked CMOS image sensor technology with 2-layer transistor pixel

Sony announced the development of the world’s first stacked CMOS image sensor technology with 2-layer transistor pixel that widens the dynamic range and reduces noise by approximately doubling saturation signal level. The new technology seems to be designed for smartphone cameras. The full press release can be found here.

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The new Sony a7IV camera is also impacted by the chip shortage

Just like many other products, the new Sony a7IV camera is also impacted by the chip shortage and high demand of course – here is the warning issued by Sony Japan:

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