In a recently interview by Amateurphotographer about recently released Sony a7R IV (B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon), Sony manager said that they are also consider f/1.2 prime lenses if there is a market for these kinds of lenses.
According to a recently a7R IV (B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon) interview from Sony China by Chinese website Fengniao, Sony managers confirmed again that Sony a7S III is currently under development. Sony previous already confirmed that a7S III will beyond expectations. Sony currently has one high-end model WW942051 got registered, which means we may see a7S III announced in next 1-2 months.
Sony has just announced two new super telephoto FE lenses: FE 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 G OSS Lens (B&H Photo Video/Adorama) and FE 600mm f/4 GM OSS Lens (B&H Photo Video/Adorama). dpreview has interviewed Sony’s Yasuyuki Nagata talking about these two new lenses, below are highlights of this interview:
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dpreview has interviewed Sony Kenji Tanaka, VP and Senior General Manager at CP+ 2019. Kenji Tanaka said that it is easy to add 4K/60p, 10-bit 4:2:2 to Sony a7S III, but he want to create something that goes beyond the expectations of our customers. And he also said that a7S like APS-C mirrorless camera is possible.
Imaging Resource has just interview with Sony Manager at CP+ 2019. Talking about recently released Sony a6400 and upcoming Sony mirrorless cameras and more. Sony manager Kenji Tanaka confirmed again that a new enthusiast level APS-C mirrorless camera is coming soon, maybe the rumored Sony a6700/a7000 high-end APS-C mirrorless camera.
At CP+ 2019, French website Phototrend has interviewed with Tamron executives confirmed that they will make the telephoto zoom FE lens next. Tamron will also consider prime FE lenses for Sony full frame mirrorless cameras in near future.
According to latest interview with Sigma CEO at CP+ 2019 by LensTip, Sigma CEO confirmed that first lens designed exclusively for Sony full frame mirrorless cameras is coming this year. Why wait so long ? According to Sigma CEO, it takes about two years to develop one lens. So the question is, which Sigma FE lens will coming first ?
According to latest interview with Mr. Masaaki Oshima, Senior Imaging Products & Solutions Co., Ltd. Director by DC.Watch, Sony will continue to focus and strengthen the mirrorless cameras of both full frame and APS-C in 2019. This means again we will see Sony a7000 and a7S III announced in 2019.
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).