Upcoming Sony Cameras and Lenses in 2021

Here are the upcoming Sony Cameras and Lenses in 2021. The company is planning to announce several new cameras for E and FE-mount and optics especially GM series models.

The two models on the horizon are the Sony a7 IV and Sony a9 III. The Sony a9 III 8K mirrorless camera is expected to be announced in the first quarter of 2021 (CES show on January 11?), while the highly anticipated Sony a7 IV is rumored to be announced in the second or third quarter of 2021. In addition, Sony is very likely to launch two full-frame mirrorless lenses: FE 35mm F1.4 GM and FE 16mm F1.8 GM.

So here are the upcoming Sony Cameras and Lenses in 2021.

Sony a9 III 8K Mirrorless Camera Rumored Specifications:

According to recent reports, Sony is actively developing a new Sony a9 full-frame mirrorless camera that could be a possible “Canon R5 Killer”. This new camera will feature a 50MP sensor and it will either be called the Sony a9S, Sony a9 III or Sony A9R.

  • 50MP full-frame CMOS image sensor
  • Bigger and truly pro body
  • 9.44M dots EVF
  • Newly developed sensor
  • 8K video recording with no overheating
  • Dual card slots
  • New menu systems from a7S III
  • IBIS with Steady shot active mode
  • Everything about this camera is new
  • Price: $5,999
  • Released in the first quarter of 2021 (CES show on January 11?)

Sony a7 IV Rumored Specifications:

  • 30-32MP full-frame CMOS image sensor with high readout speed
  • BIONZ X Image Processor
  • Continuous shooting speed @ 15FPS, 10 FPS AF/AE
  • UHD 4K60p  with HLG & S-Log3 Gammas
  • Full HD 120fps
  • 5-axis in-body stabilization with Steady shot active mode
  • vari-angle articulating screen
  • 3.69m-dot Quad-VGA OLED Tru-Finder
  • Dual SD memory card slots
  • USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C, micro-USB port,  3.5mm microphone input
  • Magnesium alloy chassis
  • NP-FZ100 battery
  • New menu system from Sony a7S III
  • Price to be around $2,499

New Sony a7S III Firmware:

Rumors: Sony a7S III Firmware Ver. 2.0 will Get QFHD/120p 12Bit RAW Output via HDMI

  • Support Full HD/120p 12bit RAW video HDMI output
  • Release before IBC 2021 (September 10-13, 2021)

Sony FE 35mm f/1.4 GM Lens Rumored Specifications:

  • Slightly larger than FE 24mm F1.4 GM
  • The exterior design style is similar to FE 24mm F1.4 GM

Sony FE 16mm f/1.8 GM Lens Rumored Specifications:

  • The same size and build quality as that of the 24mm f/1.4 GM.
  • Announcement in early 2021

Sigma FE lenses:

  • Due the autofocus bugs 70-200mm f/2.8 FE lens launch still delayed
  • More fast FE primes coming in 2021

Also join the Sony Camera Users Facebook Group to share your Sony  photography 

Read more Sony Camera Rumors here. See also Best Lenses for Sony Full Frame E-Mount

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One comment on “Upcoming Sony Cameras and Lenses in 2021

  1. don’t forget the Viltrox 24mm, 35mm, and 50mm F/1.8 FE lenses to be released 1st Quarter ’21 with apreture ring etc..

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