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German site spills the beans (Sony a500 and a850)

Original German language link | Google translated English link (detailed specs available): Sony A500: ISO up to 12,8000 5 fps 9 points AF system Max shutter speed of 1/4000th October 2009 availability Sony A850: 24 mp EXMOR sensor, image stabilized No live view 3 fps Viewfinder: 98% coverage, 0.74x magnification 3″ 921k dot LCD September […]

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More than one Sony DSLR expected on August 28th

A reader sent me a detailed translation of the Sony invitation for the event in Hong Kong on August 28th (thanks Rebel): “Released of new Alpha Cameras on Aug 28, designed for photo enthusiast, advanced technologies… superb DSLR functions… bla bla… new Exmor CMOS sensor, strength Quick AF Live View and high speed continuous shooting, […]

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Sony: ”Most exciting new α series DSLR is coming”

Sony sent out press invitation for August 25th in Taiwan with the slogan: ”Most exciting new α series DSLR is coming”. The previous report was for a press conference on August 27th or 28th. The dates may vary in the different parts of the world. Sony α850 is expected and maybe more.

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Sony α850 DSLR picture leaked + new Sony 28-75 f/2.8 lens

Update: after some more digging I found also the lens kit picture (price EUR 2699). Is this a new Sony lens? If you remember this was one of the missing Sony lenses. This Sony α850 DSLR picture is from an European online store (I will not publish the store name with the hope to get […]

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Sony and Canon press conference dates confirmed

I received a confirmation on the Canon and Sony press events scheduled for this month: Canon: August 19th, 2009 (same date was previously reported) Sony: August 28th, 2009 (previously reported as August 27th – it could be because of the time difference).

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Sony keeps leaking – now we also have A750, A850, A950

Is this some kind of a sick joke? Now we have even more new Sony DSLR leaks: α750, α850 and α950 – this screenshot was taken from the Sony Asia Pacific support site (source): and the rumor that goes with the picture: Sony A950 with backlit 24.6Mp Exmor sensor @ $2999.95 Sony A850 with 24.6 Mp […]

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Sony A850 worldwide launch date rumor

Based on a “credible source” from dpreview, the launch date of the Sony α850 DSLR camera will be August 27th, 2009.

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Sony Exmor R sensor now in digital cameras

The highly anticipated Sony Exmor R sensor made its debut in the point & shoot camera world today: Sony WX1 and Sony TX1 (the sensor is already available in the latest Sony Handycam line). The next logical step for Sony is to release the Exmor R sensor in a DSLR camera. More info on the […]

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