First real world leaked image of the new Sigma 85mm f/1.4 FE lens!

Today is lens leak day :)

After having leaked the new Tamron 70-300mm FE (article here) we know got the first real world image of the new Sigma 85mm f/1.4 FE lens! You can see the lens is considerably smaller than the Tamron 28-75mm FE lens.

Sigma will livestream the presentation of this new lens on August 6 and I will embed the video live on SAR.

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Thanks Chris :)

Leaked image of the new Tamron 70-300mm F/4.5-6.3 Di III FE lens!

Tomorrow Tamron will announce the new Tamron 70-300mm F/4.5-6.3 Di III FE lens! And this is the google translated text from a ruassian press release:

August 4, 2020, Saitama, Japan – Tamron Co., Ltd. (President and CEO: Shiro Ajisaka, Headquarters: Saitama City), a leading manufacturer of optical products for a variety of applications, announces the development of a new telephoto lens for Sony E-mount mirrorless full-frame cameras – 70-300mm f / 4.5 -6.3 Di III RXD (Model A047).

Model A047
70-300mm F / 4.5-6.3 Di III RXD (Model A047)For Sony E mount (full frame format) Release scheduled for fall 2020

Tamron has released a number of popular telephoto lenses up to 300mm for DSLR cameras, but the new Tamron 70-300mm f / 4.5-6.3 will be the first model designed for full-frame mirrorless cameras. The smallest and lightest * 70-300mm zoom lens (148mm length, 545g weight, 77mm maximum body diameter) delivers exceptional image quality and is designed around the concept of “enjoyable and enjoyable telephoto shooting in all conditions. from the result ”.

The moisture-resistant design ensures maximum protection for outdoor shooting, and the filter thread has a 67mm diameter, the same for all models in Tamron’s mirrorless full-frame lens series. The lens is compatible with all of Sony’s in-camera functions, including Fast Hybrid AF and Eye AF, which provide fantastic capabilities. The Tamron 70-300mm F / 4.5-6.3 is a highly practical lens that makes telephoto shooting easier and more comfortable than ever before. It can be used for a wide variety of photography genres, including landscapes, wildlife, competition and other sporting events, portraits and more.

Key Features

1. The world’s smallest size and lightest weight for a comfortable and enjoyable telephoto experience.

2. Superior optical performance ensures high image quality and effective aberration correction.

3. The AF drive system adopts RXD stepper motor for high speed, high precision and quiet operation.

4. Moisture-resistant design allows for a confident and comfortable shooting experience.

Specifications, appearance, functionality, etc. are subject to change without notice.

Information about Tamron Co. Ltd .:

“Looking for a new look” is Tamron’s philosophy. The company specializes in the production of a wide range of original optical products, from interchangeable lenses for SLR cameras to various consumer-grade optical devices and specialized OEM solutions. Tamron manufactures optical devices for a variety of industries and is committed to leveraging its creativity and technical excellence to the benefit of its customers. In addition, Tamron takes its environmental obligations seriously and incorporates them into all aspects of its business.

Optical product line:

Interchangeable lenses for DSLR cameras, interchangeable lenses for mirrorless systems, lenses for digital cameras, camcorder lenses, lenses for drone vehicles, automotive lenses, lenses for IP cameras and CCTV systems, ultra-high-precision optical components, machine vision (FA) lenses , camera modules, test monitors and more.

* Among telephoto lenses with focal length of 300mm for mirrorless full-frame cameras (as of July 2020: Tamron)


via Nokishita

Sony registered another new E-mount camera in Taiwan: Probably the new A5-A6 camera!

Sony registered another new camera in Asia!

Nokishita reports:

Sony’s interchangeable lens camera “WW850128” has also been registered at Taiwan NCC. Equipped with Wi-Fi (11a/b/g/n/ac) and Bluetooth. Battery is NP-FZ100, USB is Type-C. A single card slot is equipped with an SD card for certification testing. 

This is very likely going to be the new Sony A5-A6 camera that I told you would come as next!

You are excited and don’t know what to do now?
You can chat with me live on Discord about all the wild rumors I got on this camera. Also join the brand new Sony A5 Facebook group.

WILD RUMORS: Sony China affiliated filmmaker says: If you are not happy with the 12MP resolution wait til end 2020

My Chinese readers pointed me out to these statements made by an actually very well known Chinese Filmmaker that collaborates with Sony. He said a couple of things that sound interesting but I have yet no clue if we can trust him on this. Still, fact is he works with Sony so there might be something on this:

  • He said if you are not happy with 12MP then you should wait because later this year there is something more. (SAR note: He might means camcorders and not necessarily a new A7-A9 camera)
  • He says the original planned launch date for A7SIII is actually the end of 2018, priced similarly, mostly the same but missing few features like 16bit raw output. But then Sony decided that there is no real threat on the market so they can wait a little bit (SAR note: That would confirm why our 2018 A7sIII rumors didn’t become true…because the camera launch got canceled)
  • He also says that One-Mount is the key strategy for Sony so the camcorder department and camera department have more cooperation now, resulting in FX9 getting phase detection while A7S3 getting all the new codec.

My chinese readers assured me that he has quite some reputation in the filmmaker community, I assume guys like this won’t spread lies around easily.. But you never know.

Sony A7sIII Preorders:
Sony A7sIII in USA at Adorama. BHphoto. Amazon. FocusCamera.
Sony A7sIII in EU at Fotokoch. Calumet DE. WexUK. Park UK.

New Sony A7sIII accessories:
You will also have to preorder the world’s first CFexpress Type A cards at Adorama, BHphoto. Amazon.
And of course the new Sony MRW-G2 CFexpress Type A/SD Memory Card Reader at Adorama and BHphoto.

Note: On August 6 Sony will announce the new WH-1000XM4 headset

Correction: At first I thought Sony might have a new E-mount product announcement on August 6. But indeed it’s for AUDIO gear only! And we know it’s about the new WH-1000XM4 headset :)

Next Sony camera announcement: That said I already have info about the Sony next FF camera announcement. Will post it next week after I got some rest :)

LEAKED: Sigma will announce a new 85mm f/1.4 FE lens with completely new design on August 6th

There ain’t peace for me in those days folks!

UPDATED: The image above shows the new Sigma 85mm f/1.4 FE with completely new design. It will be announced on August 6th! As you know the current 85mm f/1.4 FE lens is just their DSLR lens with a tube glued on it :)

This one is going to be made specially for the Sony E and L-mount system. And it will have half the weight and half the size of the DSLR version. Hope to get some more info soon. Stay tuned!

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Just a heads up: New rumors coming after the A7sIII launch (Another Sony camera and Sigma lens)

Sony A7sIII in USA at Adorama ($200 off with lens), BHphoto, Amazon.
Sony A7sIII in EU at Fotokoch. Calumet DE. WexUK.

Just a warning: After the A7sIII launch I will post new rumors about another nw Sony camera and a new Sigma lens. It really looks like companies have moved all the Spring announcement to the August-September timeframe.

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