Sony Rumors Roundup : A7s IV, A9 III and FE 100mm f/1.4 GM

Here are the latest Sony rumors roundup about the A7s IV, A9 III cameras and FE 100mm f/1.4 GM lens.

There are some talks about the first Sony A7R V specs, and in May 2021, Sony may also announce a new high-end APS-C E-mount mirrorless camera in the name of A6700. Here are the details :

Source 1:

Sony ‘s second 8K Full Frame E-Mount camera will be the alpha 7S IV, then is the alpha 7R V.
So the alpha 7S IV will be a 40+ megapixels camera with same extreme High-ISO performance as alpha 7S III.
It added XAVC HS/S 8K 10bit 4:2:2 and XAVC SI 10bit 4:2:2 in 8K.
This Camera can output Full Frame 8K up to 30p, Full Frame/Super 35mm Oversampled 4K up to 60p, Full Frame Pixel-Binning 4K up to 120p. The video quality of alpha 7S IV in 4K can be higher than alpha 1.

Source 2:

The ILCE-9M3 is a special camera which using the same body as ILCE-1, but drop the Mechanical Shutter Drivee. It has a new Exmor RS sensor which using the same ADCs as the ILCE-1. ILCE-9M3 has only 2 ms readout speed at 14b A/D. So Mechanical Shutter is no need, and thanks to the that, ILCE-9M3 can lighter than ILCE-7C.

Source 3:

A9 iii = no mechanical shutter. Camera weight is lower than A7c.

Source 4:

I’ve heard about a 100mm f1.4 GM on a Chinese social media.

Source 5:

High end aps c camera this year new design new naming.

Source 6:

A9iii is gonna be lighter than 7c because of shutter removal.
Looks like flash sync is 1/500s.

Source 7:

SONY is developing a high-speed camera without mechanical shutter. Around 24MP, high speed readout Type 2.7 ExmorRS CMOS.

Main improvement:
– 14bit 20FPS until cards are full
– 30FPS with buffer limitation
– of course it will have FF SS 4K60p, but 120p is locked out

Successor of the α9II?

via SAR

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