Live from New York: It’s Sony APS-C time again! A6600, A6100 & 2 new lenses announced
posted Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 9:56 AM EDT
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Hi Everyone! We're live on the scene in New York City today as we are told Sony is set to announce several new products. We'll deliver the news to you here as we get it in real time, so hit your "refresh" button often!
The A6400 of course arrived on the scene earlier this year, and it was Sony's first APS-C camera announced in many years. Now it seems the flood gates are opening again as we should see two news ones today.
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Masaaki Oshima now speaking.
Here it comes......
Introducing Sony A6600
And.... one more camera coming.
Introducing Sony A6100
Mark Weir now speaking.
"A6600 is new Flagship Sony APS-C."
First APS-C camera with FZ100 battery. "Longest battery life of any APS-C battery."
"This camera represents an evolution in movie functions" says Mark Weir.
Contiunous real-time eye-AF in video. Now has headphone output and mic input jacks.
"Delivers serious movie making to casual selfie shooting."
Bionz X processor.
5-axis sensor-shift Image Stabilization.
Coming November 2019.
$1400 US / $1900 Canada (body).
$1800 US / $2400 Canada (kitted with 18-135mm).
And now moving onto A6100 details.
11 fps with continuous auto-focus.
$750 US / $1000 Canada (body).
$850 US / $1100 Canada (kitted with 16-50mm).
$1100 US / $1550 Canada (kitted with 16-50mm + 55-210mm).
Coming October 2019.
Now moving onto APS-C lenses.....
"Very sharp images, beautiful de-focused backgrounds."
First time for new actuators in APS-C lens.
Only 17 ounces. "Very compact, very lightweight."
(He seems a bit defensive about how many people have been asking "Where are the APS-C lenses?" Says they are now finally here.)
Moving now to next lens....
5x Super-telephoto.... just 22 ounces.
Mark Weir says that "While other manufacturers are struggling to make APS-C lenses, we now have 54."
And moving on....
New firmware for Sony A9 coming soon.
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And that concludes Sony's live event from New York City! As always, stay tuned to Imaging Resource for much more to come on these exciting new products in the weeks and months ahead. And click below to read more about Sony's exciting new lenses!