Rumors roundup: Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8 FE, Fuji 33mm, Sony A7sIII, New Olympus MFT cameras…

New rumors and news recap:

1) (Image on top) Yongnuo will announce a new 50mm f/1.8 FE autofocus lens in mid April and price at $100 (SonyAlphaRumors).
2) Sony interview at DPreview: Sony A7s alike APS-C camera is a possibility…and yes A7sIII will exceed expectations! (SonyAlphaRumors).
3) (Image below) Fujifilm X Photographer Shares Fujinon XF 33mm f/1.0 Image on Instagram. Beta Testing Started? (Fujirumors).
4) TowerJazz Announces Signing Three-Year Agreement Extension with Panasonic Semiconductor Solutions (L-rumors).
5) Olympus interview at Phototrend: More MFT cameras will be announced in 2019! (43rumors).

All leaked images and specs of the new Panasonic G90 and 14-140mm II lens

Panasonic finally focused back on the MFT system and will soon announce a new G90 and a new 14-140mm II lens. Here are all leaked images and specs with courtesy of Nokishita

G90 specs:

20.3M pixel Live MOS sensor with no low pass filter
5-axis Dual I.S. 2, 5 steps of image stabilization
Unlimited 4K30p / Full HD Movies
V-log L is pre-installed
2.36 million dots organic EL LVF, finder magnification 0.74x
3.0 type vari-angle touch panel monitor
Dust and drip proof
Equipped with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
Size: 130.4 x 93.5 x 77.4 mm
Weight: about 536 g
Japan release date: May 23, 2019
Kit: Body, high magnification zoom lens kit (overseas standard zoom kit is also available)


New Sony rumors: 100 Megapixel FF sensor specs, A7sIII coming this autumn at earliest

We got two new Sony rumors:

  1. On top you see the image of a possible new Sony 102 Meapixel Full Frame sensor.
  2. On April 7 Sony will announce new camcorder and no new E-mount camera. The A7sIII is expected to be announced this fall at earliest.

There are also some rumors about a new E-mount cameras coming within June…could be a new A6500 successor?

Imaging Resource Nikon interview: “will keep launching surprising and exciting products one after another”

Imaging Resource interviewed five Nikon mansgers and engeneeers. There is little news to report. They repeated the advanatge of their larger mount. They also made this bold statement:

– Nikon will keep launching surprising and exciting products one after another

Good to see both Canon and Nikon going seriously into FF mirrorless. But I expect Sony to bring the biggest innovation in 2019. My bet? Sony global shutter sensor cameras will be the next big thing!