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Sony E-mount was not designed for full-frame mirrorless cameras

In a recent Photokina interview with Leica executives on the new L-Mount Alliance (already covered here), Stephan Schulz from Leica Camera AG claimed that the Sony E-mount was not designed for full-frame mirrorless cameras:

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Sony can fit a full frame sensor in a NEX-5 body

Sony filed a design patent in Japan for a NEX-5-like interchangeable lens camera body with a full frame sensor inside. For comparison – a picture of the Sony NEX-5n APS-C camera: Additional sketches from the patent application:

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Sony did it: A7 and A7r are the first modern full frame mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras

Here are the latest A7 and A7r specifications: A7 has 24 Megapixel sensor with Phase detection AF A7r has 36 Megapixel with no on sensor Phase detection and no Anti Aliasing filter for maximum sharpness A7 body costs $1698 and $1998 with 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS lens. A7r costs $2198 body only Both cameras have a fixed OLED […]

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MXCamera/DEO-Tech working on a full frame Sony NEX adapter, MFT drop-in filter adapter

MX Camera/DEO-Tech is planning to released two new adapters – one for the upcoming full frame Sony NEX, the second for MFT with drop-in filter capabilities:

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Rumors: full frame Sony NEX mirrorless camera now coming in October

The Sony full frame mirrorless camera has been rumored for a while and the potential release date has been moving back and forth, but now it seems that everything is set for an October announcement. So what do we know about the first modern full frame mirrorless camera (after the digital Leica M)? Here is the list:

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Sony full frame NEX mirrorless camera rumors intensify

For years many readers have been asking for a compact mirrorless full frame camera and it seems that finally Sony is getting ready to release one. This is not a big surprise after what the company was able to do with the RX1 in terms of camera size and image quality. Here is the recap […]

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Sony full frame E-mount interchangeable lens camera is possible, making lenses is another matter

In a interview with dpreview, Phil Molyneux (President and Chief Operating Officer of Sony Electronics) talked again about the possibility of developing a full frame E-mount interchangeable lens camera:

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Fuji now claims their XF lenses cannot cover a 35mm sensor, Sony and Panasonic full frame cameras are “possible”

After yesterday’s post about a recent statement from a Fuji representative that some XF lenses are compatible with a full frame sensor, the same Hiroshi Kawahara from Fujifilm told a completely different story to dpreview: It has also moved to quell suggestions that its XF lenses are ready for a full-frame X-mount camera. ‘It would not work […]

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