The previously leaked Sony A7 II has been officially announced by Sony Japan. It’s not coming to the US just yet; however, I think Sony is probably saving the A7 II US launch for CES 2015 in a couple months. [Read more…]
It looks like the Sony A7 II specs have leaked out, which should replace the well-received Sony A7. The camera looks to get an improvement in the image stabilization and video departments.
What makes me raise my eyebrow the most is the inclusion of the XAVC S codec. There are no specs concerning video resolution of the A7 II; however, XAVC S is generally seen on Sony cameras that offer 4K video capture. Will Sony bring compressed, in-camera 4K video capture to the A7 line with the new A7 II? [Read more…]
New rumors suggest that Fuji may release the long-awaited X-Pro2 in early 2015. The X-Pro2 was previously rumored to be a full frame camera; however, recent info direct from Fuji denies that it will move to full frame and further commits that Fuji will stick with the APS-C format in the foreseeable future for its popular X-Series line of mirrorless cameras. [Read more…]
New rumors suggest that Sony is primed to launch a 50MP-ish (some sources say 46MP) full frame camera in early 2015. Sony’s 36MP full frame A7R has been highly regarded for its image quality and affordable price. Likewise, the 36MP Sony sensor has been put to good use in the Nikon D810 and D800 models. [Read more…]