August 28, 2014
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(SR3) A99II will ship early 2015.

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I got this info from different sources: The new A99 successor will ship early 2015. The weird thing I heard from one of those sources is that the camera may be announced 2-3 months AFTER Photokina. I don’t know what this means. Maybe Sony is only going to display a prototype of the A99 successor at photokina without releasing specs with full announcement coming 2-3 months after.

Anyway, so far I also don’t have 100% reliable specs. I got some info about the use of the 36MP sensor and a built-in vertical grip But I would rate that SR3 only for now…

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SR3=50% chance it is correct
SR4=rumor from known sources
SR5=almost certainly correct!

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August 28, 2014
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(SR4) Sigma’s plan is to release new Sigma A-mount lenses 6 months after th Canon/Nikon version

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I got some highly reliable info about Sigmas A-mount lens plan. According to that source Sigma will always try to release the A-mount version of their new lenses 6 months after the release of the Canon/Nikon version. They do this “in order to judge market viability for this lens line in the future“. Those are the sources word.

Thanks Source!

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SR3=50% chance it is correct
SR4=rumor from known sources
SR5=almost certainly correct!

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August 27, 2014
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Short thank you to all sources and readers helping me out in those busy days!

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I am really going crazy here with news and rumors and want two share two short messages:

1) To sources
Thanks to all good and fake (LOL) rumor sources for sending me a lot of info in these days. Please keep in mind that I usually need some time to double-check the info I get. So don’t feel bad if you don’t see your rumor posted within hours of your sent message.

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Thanks for sharing news. Please be patient too with your news/review or personal work you shared. I have a lot of news to post in these days and can’t keep up with all of them. Will try to post the all as soon as I can.

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August 27, 2014
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New Samyang 50mm 1.5 Cine lens will ship on Sept. 5. Preorder now at BHphoto/Adorama.

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The just announced Samyang (or Rokinon) 50mm T/1.5 Cine Lens will ship on September 5. And you can now preorder the A and E-mount versions in US:

A-mount 50mm 1.5 at Adorama (Click here) and Bhphoto (Click here).
E-mount 50mm 1.5 at Adorama (Click here) and Bhphoto (Click here).

Note: Covers the Full Frame area!

The eBay dela of the day is that Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 E-mount for $269 at Adorama eBay page (Click here).

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August 27, 2014
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(SR1) An impossible rumor about the A7x :)

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Of course I keep receiving some impossible rumor. And it happens only one time out of ten these kind of rumors are really true. Anyway, just for fun here is a highly unlikely rumor that if one day would really become true would really create some buzz on the web:

A7x 50MP FE Camera to be announced at Photokina.
6fps
Similar ISO performance to A7

Just a curiosity: Last time I got such an impossible rumor was in March when a new source told me a half a million ISO E-mount FF camera would be announced soon. Guess what, the source was right and the A7s came. So if the A7x will really become true I wills end a bottle of good red wine to the source. But, I think he will not be right and I will keep the bottle for my personal use :)

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SR3=50% chance it is correct
SR4=rumor from known sources
SR5=almost certainly correct!

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