May 14, 2014
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Most new Samyang A and E-mount lenses in Stock!

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Most newly announced Samyang A and E-mount lenses are in Stock at Bhphoto:

8mm f/2.8 UMC Fish-Eye as Sony E mount (Click here).
10mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS CS lens as Sony E mount (Click here) and as Sony A mount (Click here).
12mm f/2.0 NCS CS lens as Sony E mount (Click here).
8mm T3.1 Cine UMC Fish-Eye II lens as Sony E mount (Click here).
24mm f/1.4 ED AS IF UMC lens as Sony E-mount (Click here).
35mm f/1.4 AS UMC lens as Sony E-mount (Click here)

Some of them are also in Stock at Adorama (Click here) too.

Reminder:
The Silver A6000 is for the first time in Stock in USA via BHphoto (Click here). And so the Silver kit (Click here). The kit is also in Stock at Amazon (Click here). Also the great A6000+Zeiss kit is in Stock in all combinations at BHphoto (with $300 off).
The superfast 50mm f/0.95 Mitakon Full Frame E-mount lens can be preordered at MXcamera eBay store (Click here). There is also another (to me unknown) store selling the same lens for $50 less at MXcamera eBay store (Click here).

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May 14, 2014
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A77II manuals for download. Stay tuned on SAR for the A7s and RX100M3 announcement!

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Future A77II owner can “study” their camera by downloading the full manuals at Sony UK (Thanks Alphaguy). Ijsvogel is sharing his A77II tests at Dyxum.

The big reminder is that A7s pricing and RX100M3 camera could be announced on May 16 (likely at 5-6am London time).

Sony A77II specs, preorders and shipment date:
Sony A77 body in USA at Amazon (Click here), Adorama (Click here), Sony Store (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here).
Sony A77 with 16-50mm lens at Amazon (Click here), Adorama (Click here), Sony Store (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here).
Sony A77 body in Europe at Sony Germany, Sony UK, Sony France, Sony IT, ES, NL, BE, AT, CH, PT, NO, SE, FI and Wex UK.
Sony A77 in Asia at Digitalrev and Sony Australia.

 

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May 14, 2014
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(SR5) Official Sony Luxemburg store partner leaks A7s and RX100M3 price (2295 and 849 Euro). Shipment in July.

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UPDATE: Sony announce the stuff today (May 16):
Sony A7s preorder in USA at Amazon US (Click here), BHphoto (Click here), SonyStore (Click here).
RX100M3 preorders in USA at Amazon (Click here), BHphoto (Click here), SonyStore (Click here).
RX100M3 preorders in Eu at Sony DE, UK, ES, FR, IT, NL, BE, AT, CH, SE, NO, FI, PT.
RX100M3 in Asia at Amazon Japan.
Sony A7s EU pages (no preorder yet): Sony DE, UK, ES, FR, IT, NL, SE, FI, PL.

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Tomorrow (May 15) is the big Sony announcement day and you have to follow it live on May 16 (5-6 am London time) on SonyAlphaRumors.

A7s: And right now the official Sony Luxemburg store has listed the final A7s price which is set at 2295 Euro! Shipment will be late July! The same store sets the price of the A7r at 1899 Euro. That makes the A7s 20% more expensive. We can speculate the price in US to be 20% higher than the A7r too ($2295 here at Amazon). It would mean the A7s could price could be around $2750. UPDATE: The site now removed the pricing info!

RX100M3: Sony Luxemburg also leaked the RX100MIII price which is 849 Euro (which confirms our rumors were right!). Shipment July 8!

Stay tuned on SAR!!!

Thanks to the anonymous source for sending me the links 😉

A7s Preorder or pure notification store links:
USA: Sony USAmazon and BHphoto.
Europe:  Sony DE, UK, ES, FR, IT, NL, SE, FI, PL.
Asia: Digitalrev

Reminder: You will need the Atomos Shogun at BHphoto (Click here) to grab 8bit 4:2:2 4K video.

RX100M3 specs reminder:
20MP sensor (same as RX100M2 model)
ISO 125-25600
24-70mm f/1.8-2.8 lens
Built in View finder (SVGA OLED Tru-Finder 1440k dots)
Tiltable screen (180 degrees up)
Record in XAVC S format (Same format of the Sony A7s but with no 4K output option).
Almost same size and weight as the current RX100/M2 models.
I have been told all other specs are the same of the current RX100II model.
Price is said to be around 800-850 Euro in Europe. Should be around $800-850 in USA (US price is my guess)

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May 13, 2014
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New Lens Turbo II generation now available for Canon, Nikon, Minolta and Pentax lenses.

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The new Lens Turbo II focal reducer adapter is now available in four different versions at MXcamera:
Canon EOS EF to E-mount (Click here).
Nikon F AI-S to E-mount (Click here).
Minolt MC MD to E-mount (Click here).
Canon EOS EF to E-mount (Click here).

The optical performance should now be very close to the one of the double as expensive Metabones Speedbooster. A first unboxing article with pictures of the new Lens Turbo II has been posted at Kameravalg.dk.

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May 13, 2014
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Silver A6000 and Zeiss kit in Stock at Bhphoto and Amazon. Mitakon 50mm FE for $750.

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The Silver A6000 is for the first time in Stock in USA via BHphoto (Click here). And so the Silver kit (Click here). The kit is also in Stock at Amazon (Click here). Also the great A6000+Zeiss kit is in Stock in all combinations at BHphoto (with $300 off).

The superfast 50mm f/0.95 Mitakon Full Frame E-mount lens can be preordered at MXcamera eBay store (Click here). There is also another (to me unknown) store selling the same lens for $50 less at MXcamera eBay store (Click here).

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