Ok guys, I finally start to have a tiny bit more reliable info about the next A-mount cameras coming in Spring. I just have been told by one source (and confirmed via another one) the next Sony A77 successor is definitely coming and it will have on sensor PDAF. The big question they could not answer yet is if this means that the A79 (or whatever the name will be) comes with or without semitransparent mirror.
As you know Sony already patented such a camera (United States Patent Application 20130113982). I have been also told that Sony managers try to avoid answering any question about the future of the SLT tech. Let’s see if the A79 will be the first camera without that mirror in between…
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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!