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(SR3) More A6xxx and A7rII rumors!


The rumor background noise is increasing and a Sony announcement is coming the next days. Here are the rumors I got the last couple of hours from anonymous sources:


Spoke to a Sony representative today and he told me that this week Sony will announce a new APS-C camera to replace the NEX-7. He said once that camera is out there will be discounts on the a6000. He said a7r II might be announced together with the new APS-C camera or within a month. He also said that nothing suggests release of ultra high resolution camera soon.


A7rII: Speaking to a Sony rep he gave a knowing smile and said it definitely might have a silent shutter, I said so it will? He nodded. He said there would be an announcement before end of month.


Over 20 people have gotten the new A7R II though. Heard they gave it to some photographers to test out the new Zeiss lenses, and to test a new mode. From what I understood, it supports a high res handheld mode, but I did not get that confirmed.  They will be shipping the a6XXX model out soon also, so that might be ready for release by June 2015 :)

Source_4: The sealed Alpha Box has 60x50x28cm in size (SonyAlphaForum).

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Reminder (SR = Sonyrumor):
SR1=probably fake rumor
SR2=rumor from unknown sources
SR3=50% chance it is correct
SR4=rumor from known sources
SR5=almost certainly correct!

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