We are getting close to a major Sony announcement. Sony A7C II, Sony A7C R and Sony FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM II lens are scheduled to be announced on August 29th, 2023.
The upcoming Sony a7C II is rumored to feature a 33MP sensor, mirroring the Sony a7 IV‘s capabilities. Similarly, speculations about the Sony a7C R suggest a potential 61MP sensor, aligning with the a7R V‘s configuration.
Here are the rumored pricing for the upcoming Sony a7CII and Sony a7CR cameras:
Lens construction: 19 elements, 15 groups (1 SLD, 3 FLD and 4 aspherical elements)
Inner focus system
Compatible with high-speed autofocus
HLA (High-response Linear Actuator) motor
Compatible with lens aberration correction*
Support DMF, AF+MF
Compatible with AF assist function (Sony E-mount only)
Super Multi-Layer Coating
Aperture Ring Click switch
Focus Mode switch
AFL button (customisable on some models
Petal-type Hood (fixed)
MFL (Manual Focus Lock) switch
Rear filter holder
Specially designed front cap (Filter slots, Lock mechanism)
Dust and Splash Resistant Structure
Water and Oil Repellent Coating (Front element)
Tripod Socket (TS-141)
Support for switching between linear focus / non-linear focus ring settings (L-Mount only)**
Compatible with the SIGMA USB DOCK UD-11 (Optional / L-Mount only)
Designed to minimise flare and ghosting
Every single lens undergoes SIGMA’s proprietary MTF measuring system
11-blade rounded diaphragm
High-precision, durable brass bayonet mount
Made in Japan craftsmanship
* Function available on supported cameras only. Available corrections may vary depending on the camera model. On cameras where aberration correction is controlled with ‘ON’ or ‘OFF’ in the camera menu, please set all aberration correction functions to ‘ON’ (AUTO).
AstrHori Introduces the First APS-C 2X Macro Probe Lens — 18mmF8 Let everyone realize creative, macro photography.
AstrHori announces the APS-C 18mm f/8 2x Macro Probe Lens for Sony E, Fuji X, Canon RF, EF, Nikon Z and more mounts.
The lens will be officially launched on May 29th on Amazon, AliExpress, independent stations and other platforms.
The lens is now on sale for an impressively-low price of just USD 719, EUR 999, JPY 119,599, GBP 879, MXN 14,369, CAD 989.
Sony has announced the ZV-1 Mark II vlogging compact camera built around a 20MP Type 1 (13.2 x 8.8mm) Stacked CMOS sensor and an 18-50mm equivalent F1.8-4.0 lens. The US price for ZV-1 II is $899, you can check pre-order options at B&H Photo/Amazon/Adorama. The release date for Sony ZV-1 II is in June 2023.
Sony has made a major announcement, revealing that they will unveil a brand new vlogging camera on May 23rd at 10:00 EDT. Sony ZV-1 Successor Vlogging Camera to be Announced on May 23rd.
Interestingly, the teaser image for the Vlog camera has remained the same, leading many to wonder if this is a successor to the popular ZV-1 that will be announced at the end of May. But rumors suggest that the company has plans to unveil the “a6700″ in the summer, which has left some fans scratching their heads.
Viltrox AF 16mm f/1.8 Lens is expected to be announced sometime in May.
Newly leaked pictures of the Viltrox AF 16mm f/1.8 lens from the Chinese social network Weibo reveal a large LCD screen on the side of the lens. Check it out.
Here are the Viltrox AF 16mm f/1.8 lens specifications:
Angle of view as full frame: 115mm
Design: 16 elements in 11 groups
Aperture blades: 11
Focus range: 0.88m-∞
Internal focusing system
Weight: approx. 669g
Filter size: 77mm
The lens will be officially announced this month (May 2023)