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Wild Rumors roundup: Sony A9III, new compact FE primes and 20-50mm GM.


About those rumors: I have no idea who sent them and 90% of the times they turn out to be wrong. But, it happened in the past that a couple of those were right. So I will post them today, and we all together can eventually keep track of this. If one of the sources turns out to be right than we will know we can trust it a bit more!

Source 1:

Next new compact primes from Sony:
FE 18mm f3.5
FE 31mm f2.2

Source 2:

New GM Lenses: FE 105mm F1.4 GM, FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM, FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM, FE 20-50mm F2.8 GM. (FY’21,Q2 to FY’22,Q2).

Source 3:

Sony has prepared a sports beast camera for the 2022 Olympic Games:

New 20.22-megapixel full-frame stacked Exmor RS™ CMOS image sensor in combination with an upgraded BIONZ XR™ imaging processing engine

Silent, vibration-free electronic-only shutter with anti-flicker shooting
Electronic shutter flash sync up to 1/500 sec. even faster than the world’s fastest mechanical shutter flash sync *(of the Alpha 1)

Blackout-free continuous shooting at up to 60 frames per second
Fast sensor readout enables up to 120 AF/AE calculations per second including 60fps continuous shooting

5-axis optical in-body image stabilization for a 6.5-step shutter speed advantage

Professional workflow support with the industry’s fastest built-in Wi-Fi, SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps, 1000BASE-T Ethernet and more

Bright and large 0.64-type 5.76 million-dot (approx.) OLED UXGA electronic viewfinder with the refresh rate of 240 fps

4K 60p 10-bit 4:2:2 movie shooting with full-sensor oversampling for extraordinary detail and resolution
Wide dynamic range of 15+ stops for stills and 15+ stops for video
S-Cinetone color matrix to deliver expressive cinematic look

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