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Sony is working on XEVC based on H.265 (HEVC) version 2 for 8k

From SonyAddict: Sony is working on a new XEVC codec that includes 12-bit 4k and 12-bit 8k 4:4:4 capabilities. Even 1080p will be getting a boost up to 240fps 10-bit. This H.265 based codec should double image quality. The speculations are that this codec could appear in future Sony cameras with 8k support.

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2019 CES Sony and Panasonic press events on January 7th

Both Sony and Panasonic have scheduled press conferences for January 7th ahead of the 2019 CES show in Las Vegas. Sony is rumored to start announcing 8k video related products. The long-rumored a6700 or a7000 APS-C mirrorless camera will be announced in 2019 as I already reported and not in 2018 as some have suggested. The Sony a7S III […]

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New Sony 60MP IMX455AQR sensor leaked online

After the new IMX435AQJ sensor with 36MP and 8k video, another new Sony sensor leaked online: the IMX455AQR sensor will have 60MP, 8k video, and native 64 ISO. This new sensor is probably based on the IMX551 and will become available in 2019. IMX455AQR sensor specs:

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New Sony IMX435AQJ sensor with 36MP and 8k video

SonyAddict found the product information for a new Sony IMX435AQJ CMOS sensor with 36MP and 8k video capability. It will be interesting to see what will be the first camera to use this sensor. Here are the details:

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The Sony a7S III camera “still requires a lot of work”

Sony did not announce a new a7S III mirrorless camera or an a6500 replacement at Photokina. In a recent interview with Cinema5D, Sony Senior Manager Yutaka Iwatsuki who is responsible for product planning said that the Sony a7S III will go beyond customers’ expectations, but it still requires a lot of work: Here is a recap from SonyAddict:

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More info on the new Sony 100MP and 150MP medium format back-illuminated sensors with 4K and 8K video capabilities

A quick update to an old news (see this and this post for more info) – Sony provided additional information on their new 100MP and 150MP medium format back-illuminated sensors with 4K and 8K video capabilities that will be released in 2018:

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