Sony develops E mount HD camcorder
Along with the Alpha NEX-5 and NEX-3, Sony has announced it will develop an AVCHD camcorder that will be built around the new E mount system. Due to be launched in Autumn/Fall 2010, it will include the Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor seen in the NEX models and will be compatible with existing Alpha lenses via an adaptor.
Sony develops an Interchangeable Lens HD Camcorder
Sony announced today that it is developing a new type of AVCHD high definition camcorder which features key technologies powering the newly announced interchangeable lens digital camera, “NEX-5” and “NEX-3”.
The new camcorder will be equipped with the same “Exmor” APS HD CMOS sensor to be used in “NEX-5” and “NEX-3.” In addition, the camcorder will be compatible with “E Mount” interchangeable lenses developed for “NEX-5” and “NEX-3”, and also the wealth of “A Mount” interchangeable lenses from the existing “α” DSLR camera lineup via a mount adapter. By combining these features, Sony aims to market a camcorder capable of generating a variety of creative expressions in HD quality.
Sony plans to commercialize the new HD camcorder in fall 2010.