(SR2) A Sony camera roadmap for 2012-2013?

Our Chinese readers shared a link to a XITEK post from a mysterious source. Our Chinese readers said he is a good source but I have no records about him so please take everything with a grain of salt. I repeat this is not a rumor from MY trusted sources!

Here is the camera roadmap from Sony according to the Chinese source:

SLR:
a600, 1830 megapixel, 2012 (March) -> The A580 successor
a950 (a1), 36 million pixels, 2013 (February) -> The A900 successor

SLT:
a37, 16 million pixels, 2012 (March) -> The A580 successor
a57, 16 million pixels, 2012 (May) -> The A580 successor
a99, 24 million pixels, 2012 (September)

NEX
NEX-F3 2012 (March) -> The NEX-C3 successor
NEX-5G, 18.3 million pixels, 2012 (September) -> The NEX-5n successor
Fullframe NEX in late 2013.

I would be really (positively) surprised if Sony would launch an optical viewfinder DSLR. I hope it’s true but I am very very sceptical! But just for fun, let’s do a poll to let Sony know what of the “rumored” cameras you would like to see for real:

I would like to buy the...

  • NEX-9 (FF) (39%, 1,713 Votes)
  • A950 (DSLR) (35%, 1,526 Votes)
  • A99 (SLT) (27%, 1,201 Votes)
  • A600 (DSLR) (14%, 606 Votes)
  • NEX-G5 (13%, 549 Votes)
  • A57 (SLT) (7%, 328 Votes)
  • NEX-F3 (2%, 95 Votes)
  • A37 (SLT) (1%, 53 Votes)

Total Voters: 4,390

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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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