The recently announced Sony a99 II will be officially released on November 30, 2016, you can now pre-order at B&H Photo Video & Adorama & Amazon. The US price for Sony Alpha a99 II body is $3,198.00. Here is first unbox video of Sony a99 II, take a look.
Samyang has already released two autofocus FE lens for Sony full frame mirrorless cameras. They are Samyang 50mm f/1.4 AF FE lens and Samyang 14mm f/2.8 AF FE lens. Both lenses are already in stock at B&H Photo Video.
Sony has just announced a new digital cine camera Sony PXW-FS7 II. Sony FS7 II is a flexible 4K camera system. Designed as a camera that is at home on productions as diverse as “Cinéma Vérité”-style documentaries, reality TV, commercial, and corporate applications. It features a Super 35mm sized sensor that allows you to capture images with cinematic depth of field. The camera incorporates a stronger locking E-mount that is fully compatible with E-Mount lenses, and supports all electronic connections. The locking mount reduces lens play, and allows you to use most 35mm lenses including PL, EF, Leica, and Nikon via optional adapters. This stronger E-mount is ideal for using heavier-long cine-zooms without the need for additional lens support.
At Photokina 2016 in an interview with Sigma’s CEO, he said Sigma currently is working on full frame E-mount lenses for Sony mirrorless cameras. Today, a source told us that first Sigma FE lens will coming sometime in 2017.
Sony has just registered a new camera with code name “WW158299” at China Gov website MIIT. The code name “WW158299” is liked a new mirrorless camera according to previous cameras: WW213019 is a6500, WW067022 is a99 II, WW605351 is RX100 V.