Toru Katsumoto interviewed on Quesabesde

Quesabesde (google english translation)

The most interesting parts are:
1) Indeed, the bodies of the cameras are really small, but the size of the optics is somewhat disproportionate. We did not want to sacrifice image quality to get smaller targets. It is a challenge for our engineers to achieve a reduction in the future the size of the optical and while maintaining its quality.
2) The zoom of 18-55 mm is lighter than that used by the Micro Four Thirds cameras
3) To make the camera body was small, the smallest of the moment, this time the engineers decided to move the Super SteadyShot system to the objectives. It is the best choice when you want to give priority to reducing the size of the camera.

TO read the interview click here: Quesabesde (google english translation)

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A900 Sony 50mm 1.4 – F1.4 to F8 Test (dpreview forum)
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Best Digital SLR cameras 2010 (Whatdigitalcamera)

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New series of NEX news.

I hope you don’t get bored with all those NEX news :)

– Hands-on on Engadget
– NEX-5 review on SLRCLUB (in korean only / found via fotoactualidad)
– GH1 vs Pre-Production Nex 3 5 ISO comparison (whatdigitalcamera / dpreview forum)
– NEX image samples on
– Pentax K-x vs Sony NEX5 (dpreview forum)
– What’s NEX? (Photoclubalpha)
– A huge Zeiss lens on the NEX3 (

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Sony α NEX-5 & NEX-3
Sony NEX-5 HD sample 1

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New Sigma 120-400mm (with lens stabilization) for Sony Alpha mount

The new Sigma 120-400mm f/4.5-5.6 AF APO DG OS HSM has in-lens stabilization. It will have the same price as the “older” Sigma 120-400mm f/4.5-5.6 AF APO DG HSM Telephoto Zoom Lens for Sony Alpha Digital SLR Cameras.

Sony AlphaSony AlphaSony AlphaSony AlphaSony AlphaSony AlphaSony AlphaSony AlphaSony AlphaSony AlphaSony AlphaSony AlphaSony Alpha cameras do come with in-body stabilization so I am not sure if it makes sense to use the new lens if the image quality remains the same (that has to been seen).