Tuesday, August 23, 2011

USA Today confirms Sony announcements

SonyAlphaRumors has a page from Wednesday's USA Today that seems to confirm everything about the new Sony cameras; the 24MP A77 will be $1999 (with 16-50mm 1.8 lens) and the A65 $899, and will be available in October. These "DSLRs" feature a translucent mirror and electronic viewfinder, improving auto-focusing. The 24MP NEX-7 with kit lens will be $1350 and the 16MP NEX-5N with lens will be $700, and will be available in September.

Interestingly, the 14MP NEX-VG20 camcorder will be $2,199, that's $100 more than the VG10 (though if it has the improved manual audio controls, 24pm video etc, then it will be worth it!) No date is quoted for it.

I'm sure there will be a lot more information when the official announcement rolls out later on Wednesday.

SonyAlphaRumors: Hot! Sony new products on US Today!!! With official price of A77!

VG-20: Source: SonyAlphaRumors

Included with the article is a small picture of the VG-20 (above) that's captioned that it is with an "Alpha Lens." But there appears to be something odd hanging off the side of the lens mount; is this a new Alpha-Mount to E-Mount Adapter, or some other attachment?
UPDATE: It is probably the LA-EA2 Adapter.

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