Sony a7 IV Rumored to Feature a New 33MP Sensor and 5.5 Stop IBIS

The upcoming Sony a7 IV is rumored to feature a newly developed 33MP sensor and 5.5 stop IBIS.  The Sony a7 IV announcement has been delayed to October 2021 due to the worldwide chip production shortage.

The Sony a7 IV mirrorless camera was originally scheduled to be announced in September and a release date in October 2021. Check out the up to date Sony a7 IV specifications below :

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Sigma 90mm f/2.8 & 24mm f/2 DG DN Contemporary Lenses to be announced Soon

Sigma is planning to announce two new lenses for Sony E and Leica L mount full frame mirrorless cameras.

The next lenses from Sigma will be the Sigma 90mm f/2.8 DG DN Contemporary lens and the Sigma 24mm f/2 DG DN Contemporary lens.

Nokishita:

One of the lenses that Sigma will announce next will be “90mm F2.8 DG DN | Contemporary”. The other one is “24mm F2 DG DN | Contemporary”.

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Sony A1 Now in Stock at Amazon

The new Sony a1 mirrorless camera is now in stock at Amazon, and it is currently out of stock in other major stores.

One of the best selling mirrorless camera in 2021, check out the Sony a1 stock status. The price of the high-end full frame mirrorless camera is $6,499 and available at AmazonB&HAdorama.

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Sony a7C is the Best Selling Camera in the First Half of August 2021

The Japanese website CAPA CAMERA announced that the Sony a7C with 28-60mm lens kit was the No.1 best-selling camera for Japanese retailer Yodobashi Camera in the first half of August 2021. The Sony a7C body gets the 2nd position while the Canon EOS R5 coming in third.

Top 10 brand new digital camera sales ranking (August 1st to August 15th, 2021):

Tamron 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD Lens Announced

Tamron reveals 18-300mm F3.5-6.3 APS-C lens for Sony E mount cameras. The lens, which is roughly a 27–450mm full-frame equivalent, is constructed of 19 elements in 15 groups, including three hybrid aspherical elements and four low dispersion (LD) elements.  features a maximum aperture range of F3.5 through F6.3, a minimum aperture range of F22 through F40, uses a seven-blade circular aperture diaphragm and has a 67mm front filter thread.

The US price of the lens is $699 and it will be released on September 24, 2021. Now the new Tamron 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD Lens for Sony E-mount is available for pre-order at B&HAdorama.

Pre-order links:

Tamron 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD Lens for Sony E: $699 at B&HAdorama.

Tamron 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD Lens for Fujifilm X: $699 at B&HAdorama.

Key Features

  • E-Mount Lens/APS-C Format
  • 27mm-450mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/3.5 to f/22
  • VXD Linear AF Motor
  • Maximum Magnification: 1:2
  • VC Image Stabilization
  • Weather-Sealed Construction

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New Firmware Update Version 1.01 for Sony a7C

Sony released new firmware update version 1.01 for Sony a7C mirrorless camera. You can follow the link below to download the firmware update.

Download Link:

Sony a7C Firmware Update Version 1.01

Benefits and Improvements

  • Fixes an issue where the information displayed in the viewfinder may not appear in the correct position

See also Sony A7c Dynamic Range Results, Same as A7 III.

Read more: Best Lenses for Sony a7C and Best Memory Cards for Sony a7C.

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Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS Sports Lens Announced

Sigma has announced the new Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS Sports Lens for Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras. The US price is $1,499 and it will be released in late August 2021. Now the new Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS Sports Lens is available for pre-order at B&HAdorama.

Pre-order links:

Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS Sports Lens for Sony E: $1,499 at B&HAdorama.

Key Features:

  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/5 to f/22
  • Four FLD Elements, Two SLD Elements
  • Super Multi-Layer Coating
  • OS and Custom Mode Switch
  • Dual Action Zoom System
  • OS Image Stabilization
  • Zoom Torque Switch
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
  • Durable Brass Bayonet Mount

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Sony ZV-E10 Officially Announced, Price $698

Sony introduced the new Sony ZV-E10 – the first Alpha series interchangeable lens vlog camera. The US price is $698 and shipping will start by the end of August 2021.  The Sony ZV-E10 is available for pre-order at B&H & Adorama.

Pre-order link:

Sony ZV-E10 Body: $698 at at B&H & Adorama.

Sony ZV-E10 Key Features:

  • 24.2MP APS-C Exmor CMOS Sensor
  • UHD 4K30p and Full HD 120p Video
  • 3.0″ Side Flip-Out Touchscreen LCD
  • 425-Point Fast Hybrid AF
  • Up to 11-fps Shooting, ISO 100-32000
  • Real-Time Eye AF and Tracking
  • Background Defocus & Face Priority AE
  • Directional 3-Capsule Mic and Windscreen
  • Headphone and Microphone Ports
  • E PZ 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Lens

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Tamron 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD Lens Development Announced

Tamron has announced the development of the 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD lens for Sony E-mount, as well as for Fujifilm X-mount for the first time.

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Sony a1 Sensor Review : Gets 98 Points Overall Score

DxOMark published their Sony a1 ($6,498) sensor review and test results – Sony a1’s 50MP full-frame exmor RS BSI sensor achieved an excellent overall DxOMark sensor score of 98 points (just 1 point behind the Sony a7R IV), with a combination of 25.9 bits color depth, 14.5 EV dynamic range, and 3163 ISO low-light score.

Sony a1 Key Features:

  • 50MP Full-Frame Exmor RS BSI CMOS Sensor
  • Up to 30 fps Shooting, ISO 50-102400
  • 8K 30p and 4K 120p Video in 10-Bit
  • 4.3K 16-Bit Raw Video Output, S-Cinetone
  • 9.44m-Dot EVF with 240 fps Refresh Rate
  • 759-Pt. Fast Hybrid AF, Real-time Eye AF
  • 5-Axis SteadyShot Image Stabilization
  • Dual Drive Mech. Shutter, 1/400 Sec Sync
  • 5 GHz MIMO Wi-Fi, 1000BASE-T Ethernet
  • Dual CFexpress Type A/SD Card Slots

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