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Sony A7RIII announcement rumored for late 2017

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A trusted source is claiming that the Sony A7RIII announcement date is not scheduled to take place sooner, while stating that it will be released in 3-4 months period by the end of 2017.

There has been a lot of talk surrounding an upcoming Sony FE-mount mirrorless camera with a big-megapixel image sensor.

Considering the high-resolution sensor that the Sony A7R includes, we should expect that a possible new model should be higher than the current 42MP sensor. Latest rumors indicates that a Sony A7RIII to feature 60+ MP full frame sensor.

Sony A7RIII announcement date will take place in 3-4 months period

The source has confirmed that the company is indeed planning to launch a high-megapixel full frame E-mount mirrorless camera. A name has not been provided, but it seems like the A7RIII is the most likely candidate with the A9R name.

It is said that the device will not be revealed before Q4 2017. However, the Sony A7RIII announcement date is actually further than first thought.

Sony A7RIII announcement rumored for late 2017

The 42-megapixel A7RII ($3,200 – Amazon | B&H | Adorama) became official in the summer of 2015.  It is the first camera with a backlit full-frame sensor.  The sensor comes without an anti-aliasing filter, and supports in-body 5-axis image stabilization technology.

What will Sony A7RIII announcement might bring us?

According to latest rumors, the upcoming Sony A7RIII full-frame mirrorless camera will come packed with a brand new image sensor somewhere between 70 to 80 megapixels. Even the name is not clear yet, the community expects a A7RIII rather than a A9R. Checkout the A7RIII or A9r talk.

Expected Sony A7RIII Specs:

  • 70-80MP full frame sensor
  • No AA Filter
  • Improved IBIS system
  • 5-6 fps
  • Tilting touchscreen LCD
  • Dual SD Card slot
  • Built-in Wi-Fi /GPS
  • Price around $3,200

Nevertheless, everything is based speculation, which means that you should not jump to conclusions for now. To wrap up the rumor we can say the Sony A7RIII announcement has reportedly been scheduled to take place in late 2017.

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via: SAR