A new Sony full frame CMOS sensor has leaked online, this new sensor is IMX455AQR, featured with 60MP, 8K Video, native ISO at 64. This sensor is the down verison of IMX551. According to our source, this IMX455AQR sensor could be on market in early 2019, and Nikon D6/Z8 could use this sensor.
dpreview has just released their recommended photo gear of 2018. It is no doubt that the very popular Sony a7 III (B&H Photo/Adorama/Amazon) is the winner. Sony a7 III is the “dpreview’s Product of the Year”. Also Sony FE 24mm f/1.4 GM lens (B&H Photo/Amazon/ Adorama) is the best prime lens of the year, Sony RX100 VI ( B&H Photo/Amazon/Adorama) is the best compact camera of the year.
According to interview with Tamron USA by dpreview at Photokina 2018, Tamron executive confirmed that they will make more FE lenses for Sony full frame mirrorless cameras. The first Tamron FE lens is Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD lens, currently still out of stock everywhere, you can pre-order at B&H & Adorama & Focus Camera & Amazon.
It seems that Sigma has just filed a new lens patent in Japan. This lens is Sigma 12mm f/2.8 lens, for full frame cameras. This could be widest Sigma Art prime lens for Sony full frame mirrorless cameras.
The hot Sigma Art lens Black Friday sale are set to be expired tonight midnight. You can up to $100 off on Sigma Art lenses.
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Rakuten Cyber Week sale now live online, you can get sitewide promotion on 20% back Rakuten Points for next orders. You can buy any Sony gears from Sony authorized dealers at Rakuten. This Cyber Week sale will be end on 11/29/18 at 11:59PM PT. If you don’t what to buy, below are some recommendations:
Here is another interview with Sony manager Kenji Tanaka, taking about the Sony’s plans in 2019 and Sony’s mirrorless competitors. According to the interview, Sony manager said they can make f/1.0 prime lenses, but it would not make business sense, instead, they are more likely to make f/1.2 prime lenses. And Sony manager also confirmed they will make a new super telephoto prime lenses similar to Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM lens(B&H,Adorama, Amazon,Focus Camera).