June 15, 2010
Posted in rumors

(SR5) The two pellix cameras will record in AVCHD, have an electronic viewfinder,…


Finally we have some more reliable infos about the Pellix cameras:
1) The Pellix camera will come with an electornic viewfinder (yes like it is shown on the Sony patent)
2) If you want you will be able to move-up the pellix mirror to avoid the light-loss (but phase detection will not work)
3) At least one camera will record in AVCHD (We don’t know if the A33 will record in AVCHD or Mpeg only)
4) The A55 has a 16 Megapixel sensor and the A33 a 14 Megapixel sensor

Both cameras will be released at Photokina. But As I told you before two more ExmorHD Alpha cameras will be announced soon (yes, before Photokina). More news about that will be posted as soon as we get some more reliable infos!


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June 15, 2010
Posted in deals
June 14, 2010
Posted in reviews

Dpreview remakes the NEX review


Dpreview received newer versions of the NEX cameras and has redone the review. What has changed? Not a lot: “the startup times have been considerably improved“. And the final NEX5 score changed from 64% up to 65%.

June 13, 2010
Posted in news, reviews

Sony TidBits: Two lens review, NEX AF speed and Minolta Adapter test.


First video using Minolta lenses and the Sony LA-EA1 (Lens adapter Minolta A-type – Sony E-mount)

ePhotozine is quite busy reviewing Sony lenses. They now published the Sony DT 30mm F/2.8 SAM Macro Lens review and the Sony DT 16-105mm F/3.5-5.6 Lens Review.
The Sony DT 16-105mm is priced at $529.00 and the Sony SAL 30mm at $174.00 only (click here to check the item on amzon)
Sony NEX5, Camon T2i/550D, Nikon D90 and Pentax K-x JPEG images at ISO6400 Comparison at DSLR-Links
AF speed test: Sony NEX vs GF1 vs E-P2 test at xitek (google english translation)

June 12, 2010
Posted in reviews

Sony DT 18-55mm and Sony NEX 16mm f/2.8 tested


ePhotozine tested the Sony DT 18-55mm lens. And their verdict is positive: “Kit lenses are usually nothing special, but this lens has proved itself a very capable performer during testing, especially in the areas of resolution and control of colour aberrations.” Click here to read their review.
The current price of the lens is $199 (on Amazon)

In the meanwhile Artphoto tested the new Sony NEX 16mm lens. They analyzed the border and center quality of the lens and compared the results with the older Minolta 24mm lensMinolta 24mm lensMinolta 24mm lensMinolta 24mm lensMinolta 24mm lensMinolta 24mm lensMinolta 24mm lensMinolta 24mm lensMinolta 24mm lensMinolta 24mm lensMinolta 24mm lens.
Click here to read their comparison.

June 11, 2010
Posted in news

Sigma 8-16mm lens for Sony mount to start shipping by June 18


Why is that lens so interesting? According to Photozone the “Sigma AF 8-16mm f/4.5-5.6 DC HSM may be the new star in this lens segment” (read their review here). You can also download full-size samples at lenstip!

Click those direct links to preorder the lens on Amazon US / Amazon UK / Amazon Deutschland / Amazon France/ Amazon Japan

via: Fotoactualidad