January 6, 2015
Posted in news

More Sony CES news: Shows the FE lens prototypes!


If you missed the Sony announcement you can play the video on top to watch it again. While there was no new A or E-mount stuff Sony talked quite a lot about their Alpha range. And they are also displaying the new FE lens prototype lenses on their CES booth (images here at Amateur Photographer). We already saw these prototypes back at Photokina and Sony doesn’t add any info today. But full specs and pricing info will be announced in 4 week right before the start of the CP+ show!

So far the rumored price info is (source SAR article with VBL):
– 28mm f/2.0 G should cost 499 Euro (February shipment)
– 35mm f/1.4 Zeiss should cost 1399 Euro (March shipment)
– 90mm f/2.8 G macro should cost 999 Euro (March shipment)
– 24-240mm f/3.5-6.4 should cost 1099 Euro (March shipment)
– both converters should cost 229 Euro each (March shipment)

You can also preorder the new CES stuff:
USA: 4k action camera at BHphoto (Click here). 4k camercorders at BHphoto (Click here) and Sony Store (Click here).
Europe: Sony Germany, Sony UK, Sony France, Sony Italy, Sony Spain, Sony Holland, Sony Belgium, Sony Austria, Sony Switzerland, Sony Portugal, Sony Sweden, Sony Norway, Sony Finland.

One more thing:

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All AX100 camcorder owners will get a new firmware update soon. Sony writes:

The FDR-AX100 will also support XAVC S 4K 100Mbps high-bitrate recording through a firmware update scheduled for March 2015.

January 6, 2015
Posted in deals

New 4K actioncamera and camcorders available for preorder in Europe.


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The new Sony CES stuff is now available for preorder in Europe too. Here are full specs and pricing info. Just click on the link and scroll down to see all products:

Sony Germany, Sony UK, Sony France, Sony Italy, Sony Spain, Sony Holland, Sony Belgium, Sony Austria, Sony Switzerland, Sony Portugal, Sony Sweden, Sony Norway, Sony Finland.

In US you can preorder at Sony Store (Click here).

January 6, 2015
Posted in news

All info about the new 4K action camera and camcorders.


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Sony CEO Hirai talked a lot about the A7s, A7 and great Sony sensor technique. But there were no new A and E-mount announcements today (as expected). For that we have to wait just 4 weeks more (early February).

The focus at CES was on TV’s and other stuff including the new 4K actioncamera and 4K camcorders. All that stuff can be seen on that Sony special CES page (Click here).

And here are some info:
Action Cam HDR-AS200V Promotion Movie (Sony Action Cam Youtube). And many more sample videos at youtube.com/user/ActionCamfromSony/videos
Action Cama nd Camcorders hands-on pictures at Engadget.
Videos about more of their new CES stuff like TV’s at Sony Youtube.
New 4K Handycam FDR-AX33 (FIRST LOOK) at Sony.
New 4K ActionCam FDR-X1000V (FIRST LOOK) at Sony.
ActionCam Press at ThePhoBlographer.
German FDR-AXP33 hands-on at Videoaktiv.


January 6, 2015
Posted in news

(now done): Follow the Sony press conference live here on SAR!


Livestream has ended. All new stuff can be seen on that Sony special CES page (Click here).

To see the presentation again visit that site: http://store.sony.com/-cms-page.content.ces2015

January 5, 2015
Posted in deals

Few Loxia 50mm and 35mm in Stock in US.


Found via Slidoo eBay.

After a very long time of wait a few Loxias are no in Stock via Poppflash on eBay US: 50mm Loxia (Click here) and 35mm Loxia (Click here).

P.S.: Soy live streaming starts at 5pm Las Vegas time and I will embed the live stream on SAR!


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