August 26, 2012
Posted in deals

$100 price drop on the NEX-5N (Reminder: NEX-5R coming this week)

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Three days only before the new Sony NEX-5R announcement and multiple stores are now selling the NEX-5N with a nice $100 discount at Amazon (Click here). Same price drop on the Body only (Click here) and on the Silver kit (Click here).

The NEX-5R will very likely be priced at $699 (with kit lens) and compared to the current NEX-5N it will have a faster AF, Wifi and APP support. Coming on Wednesday. The NEX-6 will be announced in September while I don’t know when Sony will announce the new NEX lenses.

 

P.S.: Amazon camera ranking here.

August 26, 2012
Posted in news

Some SLT and NEX camera hack updates…

Short break from rumors and let’s talk abotu another amazing interesting project. The Sony NEX and SLT hack project!

The NEX hack project (Click here) now needs developers who know Linux…and to be more specific embedded Linux and CE Linux. And he also needs for owners of a localized Japan cameras (Click here).

You can also donate to hacker so he’ll get new cameras and try to hack them also, click here to go to the donation page.

 

August 25, 2012
Posted in reviews

New Sony reviews roundup…

BIRTV 2012 – Sony NEX EA50 large sensor video camera from Dan Chung on Vimeo.

The exact opposite of a good deal is the price of that Cybershot on eBay (Click here). Wondering if there is really some people buying this!
The German Digitalkamera (Translation here) posted the full 18-200mm and 50mm NEX lens reviews. Full test must be paid to be viewed.
Nikkor on NEX-7 at Matthewdurrphotography.
Gentled IR Trigger for the Sony NEX 5n reviewed at Cameradojo.
Full NEX-7 review at PDNonline.
ony FS700 Dynamic Range Presentation at ProVideocoalition.
Something else: Post-Processing Images with Lightroom 4 at Outbackphoto and Using other Raw Converters as Lightroom Pre-Processor at Outbackphoto.
30mm macro review at SonyAlphaLab.
NEX-F3 review at ePhotozine.
Camcorder Design “Where do they get their ideas from” (HdWarrior).
Third part of the Zacuto shootout.

August 25, 2012
Posted in rumors

(SR5) Hot: Real sketch of the Sony A99 back.

Sometimes I really find crazy stuff in my mailbox. A trusted source sent me a real(!) sketch of the Sony A99 back designed by him. What you see is what you will get with the A99!Basically the almost exactly same back of the Sony A77 (image here). I don’t know how much work he put on this but we all would be glad to receive the sketches from the top and front too…Thanks :)

Stay tuned on SAR: Here is our RSS feed and Twitter stream and the Facebook comunity!

 

August 25, 2012
Posted in rumors

(SR5) One Alpha Lenses to arrive along the A99 (more coming later)

I can now confirm that two new Alpha Lenses will be announced along the A99. These are the new 300mm f/2.8 G SSM II and the already announced new 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6 zooms. More lenses like the 50mm prime and 70-200m zooms will be unveiled the next winter (2012-2013).

P.S.: Sonystore US marked the 300mm lens as “No Longer Available”. Some lenses are still in Stock at Amazon (Click here).

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