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Sony A6500 – IBIS, touch screen, 200k shutter, €1700 body

Sony’s official press release – we’re working here on magazines with deadlines tonight so this is unedited hot news. Enjoy!

Sony today introduced its new flagship APS-C sensor camera, the α6500 (model ILCE-6500). As the latest addition to Sony’s line-up of award winning mirrorless cameras, the new α6500 shares the same unrivaled 4D FOCUS™ . . . → Read More: Sony A6500 – IBIS, touch screen, 200k shutter, €1700 body

Sony technology statement – new stuff all round

Whether you like it or not – and some aspects are going to be useful – Sony is rolling out a whole new generation of gear including advances in digital imaging. This is a long statement made at a press conference. It would take a long time to edit it, so here’s their text in . . . → Read More: Sony technology statement – new stuff all round

Sony launch new consumer technology

It’s 2.13am in Scotland, and I can’t possibly handle the volume of press material which has just flooded in from Sony at the CES show in Las Vegas.

Exmor-R is really rolled out in force – back-illuminated CMOS sensors all round. Simulataneous still capture during video without interruption has arrived in the consumer cameras, both . . . → Read More: Sony launch new consumer technology

Alpha 850 official press release

Sony has announced the Alpha 850 today, without a press conference, but via email to editors. The press release follows, confirming pretty much everything we have already been able to reveal about the 850. One exception – it does have dual BIONZ processor, not single, just a slower image throughput perhaps due to clock speed, . . . → Read More: Alpha 850 official press release

Pentax K-7 -720p video, serious competition

PENTAX UK is pleased to announce the launch of the PENTAX K-7 lens-interchangeable digital SLR camera. The K-7 combines a variety of advanced functions and user-friendly features to ensure outstanding reliability and capability within a compact, lightweight body (says the press release from Pentax in the UK).

The K-7 joins the current PENTAX K . . . → Read More: Pentax K-7 -720p video, serious competition

Sony announcement August 14th

SONY UK has notified us of a press conference to announce an ‘exciting digital camera’ on August 14th.

They have also said that full details will be provided soon. It is possible this will be embargoed – we may attend a meeting on the 14th, but have to agree not to publish until a date . . . → Read More: Sony announcement August 14th

Sony Alpha 200 – guided tour and overview

The Sony DSLR A200 is now on sale, following the end of Alpha 100 production. Although it is without any doubt the Alpha 100 replacement mentioned by Sony executives in October 2007, when they first revealed that the 100 was no longer being made, it is not an exact equivalent and represents a mixture of . . . → Read More: Sony Alpha 200 – guided tour and overview