Sony Alpha a7IV to have a Significantly Improved Touch Panel Function

Sony a7 IV is to be announced soon! According to the latest rumors, Sony A7 IV might have much improved touchscreen function and the camera can do 4K streaming too!

This is good news as the Sony a7 IV is expected to be offically announced around October 21, 2021. The price will stand around $2,499!

In terms of specifications, the Sony a7 IV will use a newly developed 33MP full-frame sensor and 5.5 stop IBIS. Here are the Sony a7 IV Rumored Specifications:

Rumored Sony a7 IV Specifications

  • Official announcement on October 21, 2021
  • Camera type: Full-frame mirrorless
  • Sensor: Full-frame 33Mp BSI CMOS
  • Processing engine: Bionz XR
  • Sensitivity: ISO 50-204,800
  • 15 stops of dynamic range
  • The same menu system as Sony a7S III
  • Autofocus system: Hybrid with 693 phase detection points and 425 contrast detection points, Real Time Eye AF (Human and Animal for stills and video)
  • 5.5 stops of IBIS (+ AS)
  • Video resolution: 4K at up 60fps and 1080p at 240fps, 10-bit and 4:2:2 colour over HDMI
  • Gamut: S-Log2 and S-Log3, S-Gamut3.Cine and S-Gamut3
  • Still File formats: Raw, JPG, HEIF
  • Screen: 3-inch 1,440,000-dot vari-angle touchscreen
  • Viewfinder: 0.5-inch OLED with 3.69million dots
  • Maximum continuous shooting rate: 10fps with mechanical or electronic shutter
  • Storage: Dual: SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II) and CFexpress Type A
  • Same heat sink as a7S III
  • Launch Price: $2,499

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First Leaked Images of Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II (SEL70200GM2) Lens

Nokishita has leaked first images of the upcoming Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM II OSS lens. This lens will be officially announced on October 13th. This lens will be much lighter than original version.

As rumored, it will be a new model equipped with an aperture ring. In addition, the AF drive is equipped with two XD linear motors, and it seems that high-speed AF can also be expected. There are rumors that the new model is significantly lighter, but the overall length seems to have changed little, so it seems that the zoom will continue to be an inner zoom. Also, you can see from the figure that multiple AF motors are installed. Continue reading “First Leaked Images of Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II (SEL70200GM2) Lens”

Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II Lens Coming on October 13th

According to the latest rumors, the Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM II OSS lens will be officially announced on October 13th, 2021. The highly anticipated Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II will be 30% (just around 1kg) lighter then the current model.

The recently introduced GM lenses (FE 35mm f/1.4 GMFE 50mm f/1.2 GM and FE 14mm f/1.8 GM) are compact and high-performance. So, the upgrade Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM II and FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM II lenses will be significantly more compact and outstanding! The price tag of these Sony Lenses will also be reasonable.

In addition, the long-awaited Sony a7 IV mirrorless camera will be announced on October 21, 2021, just about one week behind of FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM II OSS Lens announcement.

Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Lens: $2,198 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens: $2,598 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

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Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 DC DN Contemporary Lens Coming Soon

According to Nokishita, Sigma will announce the new Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 DC DN Contemporary Lens on October 19th, 2021.

The lens will be available in L-mount and Sony E.

Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 DC DN Contemporary Lens Specs:

  • 13 elements in 10 groups
  • minimum shooting distance 12.1cm (wide angle) / 30cm (telephoto)
  • maximum shooting magnification 1: 2.8( Wide angle) / 1: 5 (telephoto)
  • filter diameter 55mm
  • size φ61.6×76.5mm
  • weight 290g
  • Suggested retail price in Japan: ¥73,150 including tax

Rumors : Sony a7 IV to be Announced on October 21

Sony is on the verge to announce Sony a7 IV soon. According to the latest rumors, the upcoming mirrorless camera will be announced on October 21.

In terms of specifications, the Sony a7 IV will use a newly developed 33MP full-frame sensor and 5.5 stop IBIS. Here are the Sony a7 IV Rumored Specifications: Continue reading “Rumors : Sony a7 IV to be Announced on October 21”

Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 DC DN Contemporary Lens Specs

Here are the leaked specifications of the upcoming Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 DC DN Contemporary Lens. The lens will be available in L-mount and Sony E.

Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 DC DN Contemporary Lens Specs:

  • 13 elements in 10 groups
  • minimum shooting distance 12.1cm (wide angle) / 30cm (telephoto)
  • maximum shooting magnification 1: 2.8( Wide angle) / 1: 5 (telephoto)
  • filter diameter 55mm
  • size φ61.6×76.5mm (E-mount version φ61.6×76.5mm)
  • weight 290g

Sony a7 IV Rumored to Feature 15 Stops of Dynamic Range

According to the latest rumors, the upcoming Sony a7 IV mirrorless camera will feature 15 stops of dynamic range.

Sony is on the verge to announce the new Sony a7 IV mirrorless camera by the end of October 2021. In terms of specifications, the Sony a7 IV will use a newly developed 33MP full-frame sensor and 5.5 stop IBIS. Here are the latest details: Continue reading “Sony a7 IV Rumored to Feature 15 Stops of Dynamic Range”

Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 DC DN | Contemporary Lens Coming Next

The next lens from Sigma will be the Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 DC DN | Contemporary. Even Nokishita is unable to confirm the mounts, we expect the lens for L-mount and Sony E.

The next lens that Sigma will announce will be “18-50mm F2.8 DC DN | Contemporary”. I was able to confirm the L mount and E mount from a review article of a certain photographer, but it is unconfirmed whether other mounts will be released.

via Nokishita

Sony a7 IV Rumored to Have a7S III Body and Heat Sink, Announcement in October

Here are some new rumors about the upcoming Sony a7 IV. According to the leaked reports, it is said that the a7 IV will be similar to the body design of the a7S III and will have the heat sink of the a7S III.

You can check out all the rumored specs of the Sony a7 IV  below:

Sony a7 IV Rumored Specifications

  • Slight bigger and more comfortable body than a7 III, same body design as a7S III
  • Same heat sink as a7S III
  • 3.68M dot EVF
  • 1.44M dot LCD
  • Newly developed 33 MP sensor
  • 5.5 stops of IBIS
  • 4K 60p with no overheating
  • Dual SD and CFexpress Type A card slots
  • New menu system from Sony a7S III
  • 5-axis in-body stabilization with Steady shot active mode
  • Price $ 2,499
  • Expected announcement in late October 2021

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New Sony MFT Sensor with 8K video Coming

A new Sony MFT sensor with 8K video is rumored to be in development. According to the latest rumors, Sony’s new Micro Four Thirds sensor capable of shooting 8K video is expected to appear in 2021. This kind of resolution for a MFT sensor is definitely huge and probably for high-end video-centric Micro Four Thirds system cameras.

This is also the perfect sensor resolution for 8K video recordings. We see 8k resolution usually as 7680×4320 in 16:9 aspect ratio. This makes the sensor to be around 33.18MP to offer these values. Continue reading “New Sony MFT Sensor with 8K video Coming”