May 9, 2014
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Sony’s a7 Full Frame Mirrorless Camera Gets A Teardown

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If you want to knwo how your A7, A7r or future A7s look inside watch the video above posted by Sony!

Meantime do not forget to preorder the new $799 Mitakon 50mm f/0.95 FE lens on eBay (Click here) if speed is what you need. You will still have to wait a couple of months before Sony-Zeiss will launch their first very fats prime.

Reminder: Up to $650 off on the Full Frame A7/A7r bundles at Amazon US (Click here) and Sony US (Click here).

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May 9, 2014
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Sony A77II versus Sony A77 buffer test.

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German reviewer Jens Knotte posted that A77II vs A77 buffer test. Just skip to the right minute to skip the German introduction (if you don’t understand it):

1:20 JPG buffer test
3:00 RAW+JPG buffer test

And there is an AF speed too (youtube video here). Go to minute 5:00 to see the AF speed test.

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.

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May 9, 2014
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(SR4) RX100M3 announcement next Thursday (May 15)

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I got this from one trusted source and I hope to double confirm it soon (including exact announcement hour). The source said the RX100M3 will be announced on Thursday May 15. Specs have been confirmed by multiple sources and here they are again in case you missed to read them:

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 8, 2014
Posted in rumors

Spotted: Next star using Hasselblad Lunar….

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Frankfurt Airport Duty Free area shows Hasselblads. Image courtesy : Ulrich.

After Medvedev, Beckham and David Lynch we spotted a fourth star using the Hasselblad Lunar: American Chef and super star TV Personality Rachel Ray, was sporting a Hassey Lunar in the photo pit during a set from Blondie at Stubb’s BBQ – SXSW 2014 (Image here).

You can currently buy the three “Sony luxurified Hasselblads” on eBay: Hasselblad Lunar (on eBay here), Hasselblad Stellar (on eBay here) and the first Hasselblad HV superkit (on eBay here).

 

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May 8, 2014
Posted in deals

Deal reminder: Mitakon, A6000, Hasselblad HV, Zeiss E-mount and more.

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This is the full roundup of all ongling deals in USA (and including Mitakon worldwide preorder link):

Latest deals:
Sony A6000 with kit lens is back in Stock at Amazon US (Click here).
Get the new Mitakon 50mm f/0.95 FE lens on eBay (Click here)
If you are crazy and rich buy the first Hasellblad HV on eBay (Click here).

Here are the E-mount APS-C lens savings:
$200 off on the 24mm Zeiss at Amazon (Click here), Adorama (Click here), BHphoto (Click here) and Sonystore (Click here).
$200 off on the 18-200mm OSS at Amazon (Click here), Adorama (Click here), BHphoto (Click here) and Sonystore (Click here).
$200 off on the 18-200mm OSS PZ at Amazon (Click here), Adorama (Click here), BHphoto (Click here) and Sonystore (Click here).
$100 off on the 10-18mm at Amazon (Click here), Adorama (Click here), BHphoto (Click here) and Sonystore (Click here).
$50 off on the 16-50mm at Amazon (Click here), Adorama (Click here), BHphoto (Click here) and Sonystore (Click here).
$50 off on the 35mm f/1.8 at Amazon (Click here), Adorama (Click here), BHphoto (Click here) and Sonystore (Click here).

Camera savings:
A58/18-55mm lens   + 1 Of 3 Lenses – Save up to $400 at BHphoto (Click here).
A5000/16-50mm lens   +1 Lens – Save up to $250 at BHphoto (Click here).
NEX-5T/16-50mm lens +1 Lens – Save $400 at BHphoto (Click here).
A77 with 4% reward and $80 worth free extras at BHphoto (Click here).
NEX-5T + two lenses + bag can be bought at BestBuy (Click here).
Up to $300 off on all NEX (including the Alpha A6000) at Amazon (Click here)BHphoto (Click here) and Adorama (Click here and click on save bundle).
NEX-6 with lens sells for a very low $524 at Amazon US (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here).
$300 off on the A6000+16-70mm Zeiss is now back at Amazon US (Click here), BHphoto (Click here) and Adorama (Click here).
Up to $650 off on the Full Frame A7/A7r bundles at Amazon US (Click here).

All Sony deals at Amazon:
Buy a Qualifying Sony Alpha Digital SLR Camera and Save up to $250 on Select Sony Lenses (Click here).
Buy a Qualifying Sony A7 Series Camera and Save on Select Lenses and Accessories (Click here).
Save up to $500 on Sony Alpha A99 Digital SLR Bundled Purchase (Click here).
Save up to $300 on Select Sony Lenses with a Qualifying Sony Compact System Camera Purchase (Click here).
Save up to $100 on Select Sony Camera Lenses (Click here).
Save up to $200 on Select Sony Interchangeable-Lens Digital Cameras (Click here).
Save up to $100 on Select Sony Digital Cameras (Click here).
Save $50 on Sony QX Lens-Style Cameras (Click here).

A7s:
Atomos Shogun at BHphoto (Click here).

Sony A77II
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.

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