May 2, 2014
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Sony Tidbits…(with Sony A77 II AF Speedtest)

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Sony A77 II AF Speedtest

A6000 review at Digitalversus.
Sony A7r review at Steve Digicam’s.
A600o test at Capacamera.
Sony 24-70mm review at Focus Numerique.
irst Look: Zeiss Touit 50mm f/2.8 Makro-Planar: Aperture Series ‘Glistening Rocks’ (Diglloyd).
Some answers about the Pentax 645Z with Sony MF sensor at Newsshooter.
Sony RX10 Field Diary: All in One? (Outbackphoto).
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H400 Review (ePhotozine).
Sony expects huge loss after bailing on PC business (Engadget).
Carl Zeiss Vario Tessar T* FE 24-70mm F4 ZA OSS Review (Photographyblog).
Zeiss 24-70mm review at SonyAlphaLab.
Sony A6000 + Zeiss 16-70 F/4 – Prueba de campo at DSLRmagazine.

An interesting post in a forum, posted a few hours ago, about the low light focusing capabilities of the a7s, from a show in China: http://www.latinfotografia.net/foros/index.php?topic=48779.0
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Edward: Wanted to share my unboxing and overview of the Sony FE 70-200 G Lens https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ldUeYTMOVpg

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May 2, 2014
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Sony RX100 now sells for $587. FE 70-200mm shipping. Lightroom for $90.

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The next Sony announcement is next week on May 7. And I heard about a third announcement on May 15 too 🙂 Don’t know if it’s on May 7 or May 15 but one thing is sure, the RX100M3 is coming soon. That’s why you see these nice savings on the RX100II camera. You can grab it now for $587 via 6ave on eBay US (Click here).

Big deal of the day: Adobe Lightroom 5 now sells for $90 only at Amazon US (Click here).

SAR readers also told me that their FE 70-200mm preorder at Amazon (Click here) has now been shipped.

Don’t forget the NEX-6 with lens sells for $524 only at Amazon US (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here).

Meantime Amazon notified me that they extended plenty of Sony deals:
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).

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May 2, 2014
Posted in deals, reviews

Listen to the sound of the 12fps A77II.

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Photoblog.hk posted that “soundcheck” of the A77II at 8 and then 12 fps. Quite Impressive! Remember that Nikon D7100 and Canon 70D competition can “only” go up to 7fsp. Meantime the A77II is slowly climbin the sales+preorder ranking at Amazon (Click here to see the hourly changing ranking). And here are the full preorder links:

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 2, 2014
Posted in rumors

(SR5) Sony A65 will not get a successor.

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The image on top is part of an officially released Sony A77II slide. It clearly shows the A65 will not get a successor. And also there is no A58 and A99 successor to come the next couple of months 🙂

Note: The “AA7” was the Sony internal code name for the A77II.

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 and Wex UK.

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May 1, 2014
Posted in deals

You can now preorder the A77II in Sony Europe stores too. Ships end of May already!

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Yesterday there were some problems ordering the A77II on European Sony online stores. These have now been solved (only issues left on the UK store). Here are the links: Sony A77 body or kit at Sony Germany, Sony UK, Sony France, Sony IT, ES, NL, BE, AT, CH, PT, NO, SE, FI. And in UK you can also preorder at Wex UK. The Germans tore says the camera will ship between May 23-26. See screenshot below:

USA 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).

P:S.: Thanks Marcus for finding out that the store now work 🙂

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