Sony is working hard for new cameras and lenses. Sony fans are happy as they’ve started to meet the third series in the A7-series cameras. First one is the high-resolution monster Sony A7R III which was announced in October, 2017.
There were rumors floating around for the A7III and A7sIII models but the company didn’t unveil these products as of 2017. So 2018 would be exciting for full frame mirrorlesss system because we might see the Sony A7S III, Sony A7III and the A-mount Sony A77III in the first half. Now let’s have a closer look to these camera and upcoming FE lenses.
Sony Rumors for 2018 : Upcoming Sony A7S III, Sony A7III and Sony A77III Cameras
Sony A7S III
The Sony A7SII comes packed with a 12.2MP Exmor CMOS sensor with full pixel readout. The mirrorless camera features a sensitivity up to ISO 409600; wide dynamic range; 5-axis image stabilization and internal recording of 4K movies.
The successor camera, Sony A7SIII is set to announce in the second quarter of 2018. The eye-catching information regarding this upcoming A7S III is that it would use the Flagship A9’s AF system and capable to record 4K @60 fps. A full frame 6K sensor readout is also possible. See more A7SIII rumors here.
Sony A7 III Offcially Announced
Sony A7III full-frame E-mount camera is rumored to be a mini A9 borrowing many of the features with alower price tag. The specs list is rumored to feature 24 MP sensor 6fps, joystick, touchscreen, 4K 30fps and it may hire the AF system of Sony A9. When it comes to the price tag, the Sony A7III will probably cost around $2000.
- 6fps with mechanical shutter
- ISO up to 51200 (expanded to ISO 204800)
- 693 phase detection AF (which is same as a9!!)
- Minimum focus sensitivity is EV-3
- 4k 30p recording
Sony A77 III
This camera is highly speculated that it should be announced at any point of 2018 probably in the first half after NAB 2018 event. Even there are no details yet, expect the 24MP A6500 sensor and 4K video recording.
Upcoming Sony Lenses
- Sony 135mm F1.8 FE
- Sony 20mm f/2.8 FE
- Sony 200-600mm lens
- Zeiss Batis and Loxia
- Sigma 35mm f/1.4 FE other FE lenses
- Voigtlander FE
- Tokina FE
- Samyang FE