rendering of a possible A5 camera (Yukai)
A trusted source confirmed the new Sony entry level Full Frame camera is scheduled for a September announcement. When asked about the specs he said this:
This is what we heard so far about this new camera:
Reliable Sony A5 (or A6) specs from trusted sources:
- In mid September Sony will announce a new entry level Full Frame camera (could be named Sony A5 or Sony A6)
- similar Sony A7III specs (SAR note: I guess sit means same 24MP sensor and same AF performance)
- It has the same A7sIII fully articulating screen
- body size of the A6600
- The camera will be marketed for vloggers and youtubers
- Battery is NP-FZ100,
- USB is Type-C.
- it has a single SD card slot
- It has both a mic-in and a headphone jack
- Wi-Fi (11a/b/g/n/ac) and Bluetooth
Specs from unknown or first time sources still to be confirmed (or denied) by trusted sources:
- new body design similar to a5xxx/a6xxx mixed metal and plastic.
- The grip is pretty large to accommodate the battery.
- 5 fps
- no pop-up flash
- there is a pop-up evf with 770.000 pixels (2.3m points) 0.6x mag.
- Also touch screen like the a7sIII
- records 4k 24p 10bit 100mbps, 4k 30p 10bit 100mbps and it even has 50/60p 4k but is really crippled they told me no audio, cropped and works only in s&q mode