Up to $500 Off Sony Camera & Lens Black Friday Deals Now Live

2022 Black Friday is on the corner. Sony has just released their Black Friday deals on Sony cameras and lenses. You can save up to $500 off on Sony cameras and up to $200 off on Sony lenses. Take a look at below:

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Sony A7000 Rumored Specs Leaked

What Can We Expect from Sony in 2023 ? Looks Sony A7000 is coming even it is not in the upcoming Sony Cameras of 2023 list. According to the Weibo-China, Sony A7000 will be officially announced in 2023. Here are the rumored specifications leaked online.

Sony A7000 Rumored Specs

  • 26.1MP APS-C Backside Illuminated (BSI) CMOS sensor
  • BIONZ XR and AI chip
  • Real-time tracking AF system using AI
  • 4K60p no crop
  • S-Cinetone / S-Log3
  • 8 steps of camera shake correction effect
  • EVF Quad-VGA OLED Tru-Finder 3.69 million dots

If the rumor is correct, the E-mount APS-C model will be equipped with a back-illuminated sensor. Like the Sony a7R V announced the other day, it seems to be equipped with an AI processing unit. 4K60p has no crop, and the camera shake correction effect is 8 steps. The EVF of the current Sony A6600 is 2.36 million dots, so Sony A7000 has been raised to 3.69 million dots. Recently, it seems that S-Cinetone / S-Log3, which is a standard for Sony A cameras, has also been adapted.

Rumors : Sony A9 III to be Announced in Early 2023

Latest rumors indicates that Sony A9 III will be tested at the FIFA World Cup and Asian Winter Games. This means Sony A9 III announcement is very close and expected in early 2023. Sony A9 II (Amazon,B&H and Adorama) was officially announced for almost three years, so this makes sense.

The Sony A9 II camera will have a major upgrade in core specification while maintaining a standard resolution of 24MP. While the technical specifications of the Sony a9 III are not conclusively confirmed, on the sensor side, the pixel count will remain unchanged, and the continuous shooting speed, buffering, video performance, AF performance, etc. will be improved.

Here are the specifications from the Sony A9 III Rumors so far : Continue reading “Rumors : Sony A9 III to be Announced in Early 2023”

Sony a7R V Vs. Canon EOS R5 Vs. Sony a7R IV Specs Comparison

Take a look at the specs comparison of Sony a7R V Vs. Canon EOS R5 and Sony a7R IV.

Sony a7R V Canon EOS R5 Sony a7R IVA
MSRP (body) $3,899 $3,899 $3,499 ($2,998 now)
Sensor res. 61MP 45MP 61MP
Image stab. 8 stops 8 stops 5.5 stops
LCD type Fully articulating with tilt Fully articulating Tilting
LCD size/res 3.2″ / 2.1M-dot 3.2″ / 2.1M-dot 3″ 2.36M-dot
EVF res / mag
(equiv.)
9.44M-dot
0.9x
5.76M-dot
0.76x
5.76M-dot
0.78x
Burst w/AF 10 fps 12 fps / 20 fps mech/
e-shutter
10 fps
ISO Sensitivity Photo
100 to 32,000 in Manual, Auto Mode (Extended: 50 to 102,400)
Video
100 to 12,800 in Auto Mode
100 to 32,000 in Manual Mode
Photo
100 to 51,200 in Manual, Auto Mode (Extended: 50 to 102,400)
Video
100 to 25,600 (Extended: 51,200)
Photo
100 to 32,000 in Auto Mode (Extended: 50 to 102,400)
Video
100 to 12,800 in Auto Mode
100 to 32,000 in Manual Mode
Video highest res/rate 8K/24p
(1.24x crop)
10-bit
8K/30p
10-bit
4K/30p
8-bit
Exposure Compensation -5 to +5 EV (1/3, 1/2 EV Steps) -3 to +3 EV (1/3, 1/2 EV Steps) -5 to +5 EV (1/3, 1/2 EV Steps)
Card Slots Dual Slot: CFexpress Type A / SD (UHS-II) Slot 1: CFexpress Type B
Slot 2: SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II)
Dual Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II)
Additional tools
  • Intervalometer
  • Focus bracketing
  • Multi-shot high res
  • Intervalometer
  • Focus bracketing
  • Intervalometer
  • Multi-shot high res
Mic / headphone socket Yes / Yes Yes / Yes Yes / Yes
Wi-Fi 2.4GHz, 5GHz, 2×2 MIMO 2.4GHz, 5GHz 2.4GHz, 5GHz
USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps) 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps) 3.2 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
Battery life (rear LCD) 530/440 shots 320/220 shots 660/530 shots
Weight 723g (25.5oz) 738g (26oz) 665g (23.5oz)

Upcoming Sony Cameras of 2023

Here are the upcoming Sony Cameras of 2023. In 2022, Sony has released three new cameras: a7R V (B&HAmazonAdorama), FX30 (BHphotoAdoramaAmazon) and ZV-1F for vlogging.

So what cameras can we expect from Sony in 2023 ? Take a look at the list below for the upcoming Sony Cameras of 2023 based on rumors. Continue reading “Upcoming Sony Cameras of 2023”

Sony a7 IV Firmware Version 1.11 Released

Sony released the new firmware update version 1.11 for Sony A7 IV camera.  You can find the details and download the new Sony firmware update below. Sony a7 IV body (AmazonB&HAdorama) Continue reading “Sony a7 IV Firmware Version 1.11 Released”

Sony a7R V In Stock / Availability Tracker

Last Update: November 9th, 2022

Here is our free Sony A7R V pre-order, availability and in stock tracker for you.

Sony officially announced the new Sony a7R V (B&HAmazonAdorama) in November 2022.  This new camera is ideal for professionals who want a first-class high-resolution imaging tool.

Sony a7R V currently becomes one of the best selling cameras in the world. Due to the high demand and the short supply, Sony a7R V will be out of stock everywhere for almost several weeks, even for several months.

Here is a pre-order/in stock /availability tracker for Sony a7R V:

Store Price Availability Last In Stock
Amazon
(Authorized Dealer)
$3,899.99 Temporarily out of stock
B&H (Authorized Dealer) $3,898.00 Coming Soon
Adorama
(Authorized Dealer)
$3,898.00 Pre-Order

Sony A7R V vs. A7R IV Specifications Comparison

Sony  officially announced the new Sony a7R V (B&HAmazonAdorama), offering 61.0MP still images plus the most effective 8-step image stabilization system as well as refined 8K movie recording.

Here is the specifications comparison table between the Sony A7R V and A7R IV.

Sony A7R V Sony A7R IV
MSRP at launch $3,898 $3,498
Sensor size Full Frame Full Frame
Pixel count 61MP 61MP
Number of focus points 693 567
Screen size Dot 3.2″, 2,100,000 3″, 1,440,000
Battery Life (CIPA) 530 670
USB USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 GBit/sec) USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
CIPA image stabilization rating stop(s) 5.5 stop(s)
Processor Bionz XR Bionz X
Video format MPEG-4, XAVC S, XAVC HS, XAVC S-I, H.264, H.265 MPEG-4, XAVC S, H.264
Battery description NP-FZ100 lithium-ion battery & charger NP-FZ100 lithium-ion battery & charger
GPS None None
Card slots Dual UHS-II SD/CFexpress Type A slots Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II compatible)
Size 131.3/96.9/82.4  128.9/96.4/77.5
Weight  723 g 665g

New Sony Firmware Update : 24-105mm F4, 200-600mm F5.6-6.3, 70-200mm F2.8 II, 100-400mm F4.5-5.6

New Sony firmware updates released for FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSSFE 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 G OSSFE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II and FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSS Lenses. You can follow the links below to download the firmware updates:

Download links:

Sony FE 24-105mm F4 G OSS Firmware Version 02

Sony FE 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 G OSS Firmware Version 02

Sony FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS II Firmware Version 02

Sony FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM OSS Firmware Version 03

Benefits and Improvements

  • Improves the Image Stabilization performance when used with the ILCE-7RM5 camera
  • Improves operational stability

Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS Lens: $1,298 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Sony FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSS Lens: $2,498 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II Lens: $2,798 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Sony FE 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 G OSS Lens: $1,998 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Sony FX30 Overview and Q&A with Mark Baber

Take a look at this Sony FX30 Overview and Q&A with Mark Baber. It’s a very long and detailed insight into the FX30 specs.

Sony FX30 is a compact, very accessible camera, bringing up-and-coming visual storytellers into the world of Sony’s highly acclaimed Cinema Line.

FX30 Preorders:
USA at BHphotoAdoramaAmazon.

New accessories:
Sony 320GB CFexpress Type A at BHphoto.
Sony 640GB CFexpress Type A at BHphoto.
Sony XLR-H1 Handle Unit at BHphoto.

Check out the Sony FX30 Overview and Q&A with Mark Baber.

Continue reading “Sony FX30 Overview and Q&A with Mark Baber”