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Rumors roundup: Sony A7sIII, new compact camera, 12-24mm GM, 300mm GM, three Tamron lenses, 70-200mm Sigma…

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Facts:

  1. High End E-mount camera with the code “WW271448” (article here).
  2. A fixed lens compact camera with the code “WW119533” (article here).

Rumored press events timeline:

  1. In late May Sony will announce a new compact camera (ZV1 on may 26?)
  2. In late June Sony will announce new Full Frame E-mount gear (article here).

Sony A7sIII:

  1. Sony A7sII successor will be unveiled in June (70% reliable – article here).

Sony compact camera:

  1. Sony will announce a new compact camera by end of May (80% reliable – article here).
  2. WILD RUMOR: Is there a new RX100 camera with wider lens? (30% reliable – article here).

Lens Rumor recap:

  1. Sony 12-24mm f/2.8 GM to be announced this Summer (90% reliable – article here).
  2. Sony is working on a new f/1.2 prime (70% reliable – article here).
  3. Sony is working on a new 300mm f/2.8 FE lens? (50% reliable – article here).
  4. Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 FE coming as next (90% reliable – article here).
  5. Tamron will launch three exciting lenses in 2020 (90% reliable – article here).
  6. Zeiss might launch a “mirrorless version” of their OTUS line (70% reliable – article here).
  7. Laowa f/0,95 FE lens line coming in 2021 (90% reliable – article here).

Patents:

  1. Sony patented new 100mm f/1.4 and 500mm f/4.0 lenses (article here and article here).
  2. Sigma also patented a new 50mm f/1.2 FE lens design (article here).
  3. Sony patented a medium format camera with curved sensor and interchangeable lenses (article here).
  4. Sony patented a new drone camera (article here).

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