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That's what I got today. The new Sony A7rII will be announced after the NAB show and have:

- Same 36MP sensor as the A7r
- Improved autofocus system
- Same EVF and LCD
- 5 axis stabilization
- Shutter silent mode (and overall a bit more silent shutter)
- Similar A7II sized body
 

The A9 E-mount PRO camera is due for a later release than expected/hoped....probably coming second half of the year only...

 

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  • March 25, 2015 22:35, Linda Stirling said:

    Bodies are typically not the real money-makers { long term } for camera companies .The A7 series has been very competitively priced the real money is in lenses, so surely the best strategy for Sony is to produce a wider selection of native lenses ...

  • March 25, 2015 10:21, stevedexteruk said:

    I would love the silent shutter but that would be one heck of an achievement if it was to work with 36MP pixels and at higher ISO speeds on a full frame sensor - its just so much information to process in the blink of an eye...(assuming we are ta...

  • March 24, 2015 07:14, Hubertus Bigend said:

    They would really need to do something to make that 36 MP sensor work better with legacy wide-angle lenses, especially rangefinder-mount wide-angle lenses. Especially when they can be used with stabilization which will make the option even more at...

This time the rumors is coming from highly trusted sources. The new Sony A7rII is coming in about 1 month from now. Likely to have the same A7II 5 axis stabilization and same 36MP sensor.

 

More about it soon!

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  • March 28, 2015 17:59, vivek anand said:

    I dont see the real need for an a7r with only a stabilizer and even an electronic shutter, although both would be good. Since I have sn a7r, the only reason to buy another one would be with a better sensor i.e the 50mp one with stabilization and ...

  • March 24, 2015 19:02, Oleg said:

    Agree to sell my kidney to get this camera.

  • March 23, 2015 02:28, Zachery Jensen❗ said:

    It's obvious, then, that you've never actually used this camera. I bet you have never even seen it in person. If you have, you'd know it feels wonderful in the hand. Easily the best feeling compact camera designed yet. To me, it looks just fine as...

At a Sony presentation in Germany The German Journalist Martin Vieten got this small updated FE lens roadmap. It's slightly different from the English Photokina roadmap as it hints that "many FE primes" will be announced in late 2015. And Martin also got a hint directly from Sony: One of the fast primes will be a portrait lens.

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The image on top shows the final production version Sony FE lenses that will be released next week at CP+. The rumored lens price and launch date is:
Zeiss 35mm f/1.4: to ship in March 2015. 1399 Euro?
Sony 28mm f/2.0: to ship in February 2015. 499 Euro?
90mm f/2.8 G OSS macro: to ship in March 2015. 999 Euro?
24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS: to ship in March 2015. 1099 Euro?
converters for 229 Euro each?

Source: SonyAlphaRumors.

And there is new info about the new Olympus 8mm PRO, 7-14mm PRO, 300mm PRO and 14-150mm lenses via 43rumors.com:

8mm f/1.8 fisheye PRO lens:
– It’s watherproof
– made with high quality material
– will ship in Summer. Pricing to be announced in Spring
– very fast and silent autofocus system
– comes in Black only like any other PRO lenses in the range

14-150mm f/4.0-5.6 II ED lens:
– splashproof
– optical performance is improved over it’s predecessor
– costs 649 Euro
– 285g weight

7-14mm f/2.8 PRO lens pricing will be announced in Spring.
300mm f/4.0 PRO lens pricing also to be announced later (mid 2015 likely).

Image below shows the 14-150mmII lens:

 

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  • February 04, 2015 20:34, tony said:

    is it weather sealed or waterproof? haha

43rumors spotted a Tweet unveileing that another company will join the Micro Four Thirds system soon.

And Egami spotted a patent showing a new Tamron 28-320mm f/3.5-6.3 Full Frame E-mount lens design. Sounds very likely that Tamron will finally make FE lenses for Sony!

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  • February 02, 2015 11:50, Jean Pierre said:

    Great, Tamron give us the SP 15-30mm F/2.8 Di VC USD as e-mount!!!! Or as SEL ..... and a high end 24-70/2.8 with 70-200/2.8 as e-mount as well.....

  • February 02, 2015 08:28, Pentax Cctv said:

    Indeed, the secret behind Tamron is that she OEM the lenses for Sony. It is not the first time that Tamron made lenses for Sony. You may find that the spec of Tamron 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC(B011) is identical to Sony SEL18200LE E 18-200mm F3....

CanonWatch leaked an info about a possible Canon-Sony partnership to develop a new 50,6 Megapixel sensor. One to be used for the Canon 5Ds and one to be used for the Sony A7rII. And today the image of the 5Ds leaked out via Digicameinfo along the sensor specs:

50.6MP full-size CMOS sensor
5DS R is a low-pass filter has been canceled
The body is magnesium alloy
Dust and water sealed
Dual processor DIGIC6
Regular sensitivity ISO100-6400
Continuous shooting 5 frames / sec.
High precision 61-point AF
EOS iTR AF
150,000 pixel RGB + IR photometry sensor
Added “fine detail” to the Picture Style
1.3x and 1.6x crop shooting mode
Customizable “Quick Control Screen”
Time-lapse movie
Anti-flicker
Interval Timer
Bulb timer

Now we will have to see if the mirrorless Sony A7rII will have similar specs!

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  • January 30, 2015 19:40, Andrew said:

    Actually, that website is wrong. MIL cameras do have TTL viewfinders, they're just electronic. And the sensors aren't "almost" as large as a DSLR's, in many cases they actually are the same sensors used in DSLRs. This is true of micro four thirds,...

  • January 30, 2015 12:30, John Jagnow said:

    That tells the difference between cameras not sensors

  • January 30, 2015 12:29, John Jagnow said:

    Nikon uses the A7r sensor in the D4 what do you mean by the sensor is meant for DSLR

Just like the A7 also the A7r will be replaced soon. At least according to a highly trusted source. The new A7rII will have a new High Resolution sensor of around 50 Megapixels!

I don't know yet if the camera will be announced at Cp+ or 1-2 months later in Spring...

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  • March 14, 2015 03:58, Horst Baender said:

    What a camera that would be! The a7r-2 with IBIS as well as higher resolution? Something to really look forward to!!

  • March 09, 2015 13:44, Pol Tin said:

    Since Mr. Daguerre invented photography in 1839 only three things matter: resolution of the film/sensor/image, resolution of the lens and the size of the camera. Period!

    I can’t wait to see Fuji X (or Nikon/Leica/Sony FF) with 100MP++.

  • February 23, 2015 23:09, John Gaylord said:

    Oops, sorry, I think that's Tamron. (I get them mixed up.)