November 26, 2014
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Hasselblad launches the Stellar II (based on the RX100II)

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Based on the Sony RX100m2 Hasselblad just announced the Stellar II. It costs $2,395 and you can choose between the carbon fibre, olive wood, padouk and walnut editions.

This is their fourth Sony based luxury edition cameras after the Hasselblad Lunar (here on eBay), Stellar (here one Bay) and the Hasselblad HV (here at BHphoto).

November 26, 2014
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A7II to ship on January 15 in Germany (and first preorders in Germany).

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Preorders:
Sony Alpha a7II  (Body Only) for $1,698 at Amazon (Click here), BHphoto (Click here), Adorama (Click here), SonyStore (Click here).
Sony Alpha a7II  with FE 28-70mm OSS Lens for $1,998 at Amazon (Click here), BHphoto (Click here), Adorama (Click here), SonyStore (Click here).
Sony 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G SSM II Lens for $1,148 at BHphoto (Click here).

First Sony A7m2 preorder options are available in Germany through Technikdirekt.de (Click here). I also got the news that the A7m2 will ship in Germany starting from January 15. There is also a first “cheater” price of $2,699 on eBay US.

Worldwide Sony stores are likely to start accepting preorders within th next 24-48 hours. Stay tuned on SAR and I will give you the link as soon as they are online.

P.S.: The price of the Sony a7II in Sweden will be 17500kr or 2347 dollar (Thanks P.!).

November 26, 2014
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Stay tuned. First US preorders coming within 1-2 hours (no info on EU orders). Price $1,698.

If you want to grab the amazing the new Sony A7II (or A7m3) stay tuned on SAR. Preorders will be live very soon in US stores. I am yet not sure on Sony EU stores :(

UPDATE: Here it is:

USA preorders:
Sony Alpha a7II  (Body Only) for $1,698 at Amazon (Click here), BHphoto (Click here), Adorama (Click here), SonyStore (Click here).
Sony Alpha a7II  with FE 28-70mm OSS Lens for $1,998 at Amazon (Click here), BHphoto (Click here), Adorama (Click here), SonyStore (Click here).
Sony 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G SSM II Lens for $1,148 at BHphoto (Click here).

EU preorders:
Sony Alpha a7II  (Body Only) for 1.799 Euro at Amazon Germany (Click here) and 1299 pounds at Wex UK (Click here).
Sony Alpha a7II  with FE 28-70mm OSS Lens for 2.099 Euro at Amazon Germany (Click here) and 1699 pounds at Wex UK (Click here).

 

 

 

November 25, 2014
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New Black Friday deals! Refurbished A7 for $999. Ref. NEX-5t double lens kit for $449.

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There is an extremely long list of new Black Friday deals at Amazon US  (Click here), BHphoto (Click here), eBay (Click here) and SonyStore (Click here). Check it out because there is really a lot of cool stuff! Today’s new addtion are the up to 70% off on Sandisk cards at Amazon, rebates on Lexar cards at BHphoto, $70 off on the Bower 14mm lens at BHphoto, over 50% off of the Sony AS20 Action Cam at Amazon and so on…

As part of the eBay deals of the day you get the refurbished NEX-5t with two lenses for $449 on eBay US (Click here). There are also two refurbished Sony A7 for sale for $999 on eBay US (Click here).

E-mount:
A7/A7r: trade-in program at Adorama (Click here).
A77II: Up to $500 off on the body and kits at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto and SonyStore.
A6000: $100 off on the body and kits at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto and SonyStore.
A5100: $100 off on the body and kits at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto and SonyStore.
A5000: $100 off on the body and kits at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto and SonyStore.
$50 off on the A3000 with kit lens at BHphoto (Click here).
Meike grip on Amazon US (Click here), eBay (Click here) and Alibabaexpress (Click here).
Tough E-mount replacement is finally in Stock at Amazon again (Click here)

A-mount:
$300 off on the A77II and many free extras at Sony US (Click here)
$500 off on theA77II kits at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto and SonyStore.

Sony 4K TV:
$1500 Off List Price on a Sony XBR65X850B 65-Inch 4K Ultra HD 3D Smart LED TV at Amazon US (Click here).
$2000 Off List Price on a sony XBR70X850B 70-Inch 4K Ultra HD 3D Smart LED TV at Amazon US (Click here).
$1000 Off List Price on a Sony XBR65X950B 65-Inch 4K Ultra HD 3D Smart LED TV at Amazon US (Click here).
$1200 Off List Price on a Sony XBR65X900B 65-Inch 4K Ultra HD 3D LED TV at Amazon US (Click here).
20% Off List Price on a Sony KDL70W850B 70-Inch 1080p 3D Smart LED TV at Amazon US (Click here).
20% or More Off Select Sony 4K Ultra HD TVs at Amazon US (Click here).
30% Off List Price on a Sony XBR55X900B 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD 120Hz 3D Smart LED TV at Amazon US (Click here).
25% Off List Price on a Sony KDL65W950B 65-Inch 1080p 3D Smart LED TV at Amazon US (Click here).

 

November 25, 2014
Posted in news

Sony says 5 axis is very likely to be on future models too.

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Preorders:
Sony Alpha a7II  (Body Only) for $1,698 at Amazon (Click here), BHphoto (Click here), Adorama (Click here), SonyStore (Click here).
Sony Alpha a7II  with FE 28-70mm OSS Lens for $1,998 at Amazon (Click here), BHphoto (Click here), Adorama (Click here), SonyStore (Click here).
Sony 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G SSM II Lens for $1,148 at BHphoto (Click here).

AV.watch, DC.watch and Digitalcamera followed the Sony A7m2 presenattion in Japan. And there are a couple of interesting additional informations to report:

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About the mirrorless market:
- The mirrorless system camera market is growing everywhere (althaugh very slowly in US).
– Half of the system cameras sold in Japan and Korea are mirrorless (see blue bars on the image on top)
– In Germany the share now is 29%

About the A7m2 and future products:
– The A7m2 is ealsed against water drops and dust.
– 5 axis stabilization is very likely to be implemented on future models too because.

And also interesting: Half of the A7/r/s camera owners never owned a Sony camera before that camera

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