According to a recently interview from Focus-Numerique with Sony managers, Sony said that they will continue to develop Sony A-mount cameras and A-mount lenses in near future. Sony also takes about more about Sony A-mount, E-mount, compact cameras and lenses, sensors. You can take a look at summary below:
After the development announcement of Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN lens, Sigma also released a new lens roadmap for Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras, the next lens for Sigma will be Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DC DN lens, it is likely to be announced in 2018. This is a good news for Sony E-mount cameras.
Sigma will soon announce a new 16mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary lens for Sony E-mount APS-C mirrorless cameras. This is world’s first 16mm f/1.4 lens for Sony E-mount. Here are first leaked images of Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary lens.
Along with the Sony camera code name “WW940439“, Sony has registered another camera code name “WW541200” at Bluetooth SIG. Currently, there are two camera code name hasn’t announced yet, one is “WW940439”, this camera is made in China, so it is likely be Sony RX100 VI compact camera. The other is “WW541200”, there is no other info about this camera code, could be Sony a7III, a7SIII or any other cameras ? Stay tuned for more info.
Where are Sony cameras manufactured ? The answer is Sony SLT cameras are made in Japan, Sony mirrorless cameras are made in Thailand and China, and Sony compact cameras are made in China (WuXi) (Except RX1 full frame high-end compact cameras, they are also made in Japan).