DxOMark has tested the new RX100 VII compact camera today. According to DxOMark, the score for Sony RX100 VII’s image sensor is 63. It doesn’t quite match the exceptional imaging performance of the previous generation of 1-inch type BSI CMOS sensor.
According to latest rumors, Sony may soon announce two new FE lenses in the first half of 2020. The first one is a prime lens, could be officially announced at CP+ 2020. The second one is a wide-angle zoom lens – Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM lens (a new GM lens from Sony).
Tamron Japan has officially announced that they will attend the upcoming CP+ 2020 in Japan during February 27th to March 1st. According to Tamron Japan, they will focus on the upcoming Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD lens, you will able to touch and try this lens during CP+ show. Tamron may announce the price and release date of this lens at CP+. Stay tuned.
Update: Bob Martin now confirmed that this is a7R IV, not the a7 IV.
Sony photographer Bob Martin recently posted an image about Tokyo 2020 in Japan. He said this sample image is taken by the upcoming Sony a7 IV, so is this just a typo or he is really testing the Sony a7 IV. Stay tuned.
Olympics, Tokyo 2020 will start in July. Shot on a A7 mk4 and a 55mm taken today in Tokyo.
It seems that Sigma is going to release a series of fast wide-angle prime FE lenses for Sony full frame mirrorless cameras. Sigma has just filed lens patents for Sigma wide-angle FE lenses: 16mm f/2, 18mm f/1.8 & f/2, 20mm f/1.8, 24mm f/1.8, 28mm f/1.8, 34mm f/1.8.