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Rumor recap: Sony A9II, Sony A7sIII, A6500 successor and new lenses


Time for a rumor recap:

Sony Cameras:
FACT: Sony confirms professional APS-C cameras are on their roadmap and said an enthusiast model is on the way (article here and article here).
FACT: Sony confirms new APS-C E-mount gear will be announced in 2019 and “exceed” expecations (article here).
FACT: Sony said the A7sIII will have more than people expect (article here).
FACT: Sony said A6500 successor is on the roadmap (article here).
RUMOR: Sony A9II to be released in September and have some revolutionary new features (article here).
RUMOR: Sony A7sIII is going to be announced this fall and feature a completely new kind of sensor (70% reliable – article here)
RUMOR: Sony 8k sensors and new codec specification (90% reliable – article here).

Sony Lenses:
FACT: Sony said f/1.2 FE lenses are a possibility (article here).
PATENT: Sony patented new 100mm f/1.4, 500mm f/4.0 and 600mm f/4.0 FE lenses (article here and article here).
RUMOR: New APS-C lens to be announced within Q2 (70% reliable)
RUMOR: New 35mm f/1.8 FE lens is on the roadmap (70% reliable – article here)
RUMOR: New 200-600mm FE lens is on the roadmap (50% reliable)

Third party lenses:
FACT: Sigma said first lens designed for Sony FF mirrorless will be announced whitin 2019 (article here).
FACT: Sigma said first compact lens primes (f/2.0?) designed for Sony FF mirrorless are in development (article here).
FACT: Tamron said a new FE zoom lens will be announced as next (rumored to be a 70-200mm f/2.8 FE – article here).
FACT: Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8 E-mount lens to be announced soon (article here).
RUMOR: Yongnuo will also announce new 35mm f/1.8, 35mm f/2.0 and one 24-70mm FE lens this year! (90% reliable – article here)
RUMOR: New 50mm f/1.0 FE lens being developed by a chinese manufacturer (90% reliable – article here)
RUMOR: Samyang 45mm f/1.8 FE to be announced soon (99% reliable – article here).

One more thing:
PATENT: Sony patented a new drone camera (article here).

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