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Sony will not be part of the 2019 Photo Plus show

There were some “rumors” that Sony will have a new camera on display at the 2019 Photo Plus show… Well, this will be kind of hard because from what I can see Sony will not take part in the 2019 Photo Plus show. Sony is not listed at the official 2019 Photo Plus website and I […]

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Fact or fiction: Sony has a new 41MP 8K Micro Four Thirds sensor

There is a lot of fake information and clickbait on the Internet today. Here is an example: Sony has a new 41MP 8K Micro Four Thirds sensor. The speculations go even further and suggest that this will be the sensor of choice for the next Panasonic GH6 mirrorless camera. My personal opinion is: 100% fake. […]

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More fake news: the Sony Alpha Universe Premium event in Japan is for existing cameras

Sony has an event in Japan on October 12th and 13th in Tokyo. Some fake news/clickbait websites cut out the portion of the banner that says this event will be for the already announced Sony APS-C cameras and the a7RIV and presented it as an upcoming Sony announcement. Here is a Google translation of the […]

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No joke: another Sony camera is “rumored” to be announced “in 2 weeks”

A new Sony camera is always two weeks away… Sony has press conferences scheduled for September 5th (IFA) and September 13 (IBC) and expectations are again running high. Of course, we don’t have any leaks or anything worth reporting… stay tuned in case something really gets announced this time.

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Sony a7R IV: the lie of “medium format-level image quality”

From PetaPixel regarding Sony’s claim of “medium format-level image quality” for the new 61MP a7R IV mirrorless camera:

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Where is the high-end Sony APS-C mirrorless camera with a built-in EVF?

Several readers asked me where the “rumored” high-end Sony APS-C mirrorless camera with a built-in EVF is. Before the a6400 announcement, the Japanese website Nikkei clearly reported that Sony is going to release a cheap, mid-level mirrorless camera. In an interview, Sony’s manager also confirmed that they are planning to announce a new APS-C mirrorless camera before the CP+ show […]

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The Sony APS-C camera clickbait continues

The Internet is flooded with fake pictures and made-up specifications of the upcoming Sony APS-C camera. The model names are also all over the place (a6700, a7000, a5500 etc). This clickbait practice has been going for a few years now and has become the only way to drive traffic for certain websites. A new Sony APS-C […]

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