There are some price drops on “cheap” E-mount stuff:
A7-A7r-A7s trade in:
up to -$375.00 trade in saving offer on A7-A7r-A7s running at BHphoto (Click here to read the details).
Current Sony US deals:
RX100 for $413 at BigValue eBay (Click here).
RX100II for $571 at BigValue eBay (Click here).
Save $380 on the Sony VGC99AM Vertical Grip with Sony A99 Digital SLR Purchase at Amazon US (Click here).
Save up to $200 on Select Sony Lenses with a Qualifying Sony Compact System Camera Purchase at Amazon US (Click here).
Save $50 on Select Sony RX-Series Digital Cameras at Amazon US (Click here) and SonyStore (Click here).
Buy a Qualifying Sony Alpha Digital SLR Camera and Save up to $200 on Select Sony Lenses at Amazon US (Click here).
Save up to $200 on Select Sony Interchangeable Lens Cameras at Amazon US (Click here) and SonyStore (Click here).
Image on top: The current 500mm f/4.0 G lens.
A new source told me that Sony plans to launch a new 400mm f/4.0 A-mount lens by end of this year. No info about pricing and lens design yet!
Oh and please Sony. Make it be a tiny bit cheaper than the $13,000 500mm f/4.0 G lens
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Reminder (SR = Sonyrumor):
SR1=probably fake rumor
SR2=rumor from unknown sources
SR3=50% chance it is correct
SR4=rumor from known sources
SR5=almost certainly correct!
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Lenses in same color have similar design.
M1: Minolta Lenses before 1991
xi: xi and Power Zoom Lenses(1991)
M2: Minolta Lenses after 1991
M3: Minolta D-type Lenses
S0: Sony Lense(the copy of Minolta lenses)
S1: Sony original Lenses before 2011
S2: Sony original Lenses after 2011
G0: G Lenses without G logo
G1: G Lenses with G logo
G2: G Lenses have SSM
G3: Sony original G Lenses (completely new design)
KM: Konica-Minolta Lenses
T: Tamron OEM lenses
R = Round
R = Rear
IF = Internal Focus
RF = Rear Focus
EFL = 35 mm-equivalent focal length (APS-C)
MF = Min. Focus
MR = Max. Ratio
FRL = Focus Range Limiter
FHB = Focus Hold Button
DMF = Direct Manual Focus
G = Group
E = Element
WR = Water Resistance
TC = Support Teleconverter
TM = Tripod Mount