Back in Spring the Sony A5100 successor was rumored to be announced in June. But after the Kumamoto sensor facility stop Sony had to completely rework their camera release roadmap. This is what I got from two different sources:
Source 1: At least one of the new / planned cameras have been scraped. The already made and delivered aluminum body parts will have to be shipped back from the assembly factory to a scrap metal junkyard.
Source 2: Sony canceled a lower end super compact APS Camera that was supposed to follow the a5100. The reason is that all the sensors will be needed to fulfill the demand for the a6300
I guess Sony will launch the A5100 successor sometimes next year when all the sensor production issues are over. Trusted sources already told us that Sony expects to have a “Normal” sensor stock situation from September.