April 29, 2014
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US deal of the day reminder: $250 off on the NEX-6. $100 off on the RX100M2.

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NEX-6, Sony cards and bag deals:
Today only you can grab the Sony NEX-6 with lens for $549 only at Amazon US (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here). Also running today only: save over 50% on the Sony 32 GB SDHC memory card and the Case Logic DCB-304 compact system camera case . These offers are valid today only, April 29, 2014, and while supplies last at Amazon.

$100 off on the RX100MII:
The current RX100MII just got a $100 off on eBay US (Click here).

Sony is now offering up to $200 off on A and E-mount lenses and you can see the full overivew page at BHphoto (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).

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April 29, 2014
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(SR5) Last minute rumor corrections: Announcement on May 1 at 10 am London time. RX100M3 has 24-70mm lens.

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UPDATE: Announced!

Preorders:
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.

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Finally I have a clue about the exact announcement time. The A77M2 and RX100M3 will be announced on May 1 at 10 am London time. In other time zones this will be:
– 2am (02:00) San Francisco
– 5am (05:00) New York time
– 10 am (10:00) London time
– 11 am (11:00) Berlin time
– 8 pm (20:00) Tokyo time

The most important correction I have to make is quite surprising because one of my trusted sources corrected the RX100M3 info. It doesn’t have the Sony patented 28-100mm f/1.8-2.8 lens! The RX100M3 has a new 24-70mm f/1.8-2.8 lens! Sony decided to take away some mm at the tele end in favour of a much more wide angle lens. I am a bit surprised I was wrong on this because two trusted sources told me it was a 28-100mm lenses. I actually suspect Sony itself shared wrong specs without knowing it. Possible seen that they often copy and past from previous generation cameras 🙂  One more thing: It’s confirmed the new RX has a builtin EVF!

Be sure to be online on may 1 at SAR to follow the event live!

Reminder A77MII specs:
new 24 MP Sensor
79 af points, 15 cross points
very Fast Tracking performance
12fps up to 60 Frames/ 25 frames RAW & JPG, RAW 26 frames
Low light AF, f/2.8 vertical line sensor, new algorithm

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Message to sources: You can send me more info anonymously by using the contact form you see on the very right of your browser. You can also contact me directly at sonyalpharumors@gmail.com.
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Reminder (SR = Sonyrumor):
SR1=probably fake rumor
SR2=rumor from unknown sources
SR3=50% chance it is correct
SR4=rumor from known sources
SR5=almost certainly correct!

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April 29, 2014
Posted in rumors

(SR5) First proof of existence of the A77MII. (May 1 announcement!)

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UPDATE: Announced!

Preorders:
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.

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A77M2
Some of you had the fear the next A-mount camera would never come? So here is an image leaking the “ILCA-A77M2” name. It’s coming from a Sony site (thanks NEXblog) and the “A” in “ILCA” means it’s A-mount 🙂

Follow the announcement live at SonyAlphaRumors!
– 2am (02:00) San Francisco
– 5am (05:00) New York time
– 10 am (10:00) London time
– 11 am (11:00) Berlin time
– 8 pm (20:00) Tokyo time
NEX-6 24 hours deal:
Today only you can grab the Sony NEX-6 with lens for $549 only at Amazon US (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here).

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Message to sources: You can send me more info anonymously by using the contact form you see on the very right of your browser. You can also contact me directly at sonyalpharumors@gmail.com.
For readers: Subscribe the RSS feed (Click here) and Twitter (Click here) stream and the Facebook fan page (Click here) in order to not miss any news!
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Reminder (SR = Sonyrumor):
SR1=probably fake rumor
SR2=rumor from unknown sources
SR3=50% chance it is correct
SR4=rumor from known sources
SR5=almost certainly correct!

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April 29, 2014
Posted in deals

Sony deal of the day: NEX-6 with lens for $548!

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Today only you can grab the Sony NEX-6 with lens for $549 only at Amazon US (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here).

Also running today only: save over 50% on the Sony 32 GB SDHC memory card and the Case Logic DCB-304 compact system camera case . These offers are valid today only, April 29, 2014, and while supplies last at Amazon.

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April 29, 2014
Posted in rumors

(SR5) Early Sony A77MII specs!

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UPDATE: Announced!

Preorders:
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.

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These are the Sony A77MII A-mount camera specs I got from a trusted source. Notice he said “A77MII” while another source called it “A77II” (without the “M”):

new Sensor
79 af points, 15 cross points
very Fast Tracking performance
12fps up to 60 Frames/ 25 frames RAW & JPG, RAW 26 frames
Low light AF, f/2.8 vertical line sensor, new algorithm

From previous rumors I got the sensor should likely have 24MP just like the predecessor (but with new design). And we know the camera has been trimmed for speed (super fast AF, no EVF lag and so on) and has built-in WiFi.

In summary this is what Sony could launch on May 1 10am (London time):
Sony A77II: An “upgraded” version of the current A-mount A77. With new 24MP sensor and Wifi, faster Af and EVF.
Sony RX100M3: Features an amazing 24-70mm f/1.8-2.8 lens and a pop-up viewfinder
Sony A7s: pricing.
Two lenses: Likely two new FE Zeiss?

You can follow the announcement live on SonyAlphaRumors!

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Message to sources: You can send me more info anonymously by using the contact form you see on the very right of your browser. You can also contact me directly at sonyalpharumors@gmail.com.
For readers: Subscribe the RSS feed (Click here) and Twitter (Click here) stream and the Facebook fan page (Click here) in order to not miss any news!
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Reminder (SR = Sonyrumor):
SR1=probably fake rumor
SR2=rumor from unknown sources
SR3=50% chance it is correct
SR4=rumor from known sources
SR5=almost certainly correct!

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