Articles tagged "sony"

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Tamron teases new zoom lens for full-frame Sony E-mount cameras

The teaser doesn't share much information but based on the visuals provided, it appears to be a mid-range zoom roughly the same size as its 28-75mm F2.8 lens.

Sony ZV-1 sample gallery (DPReview TV)

Check out our first sample gallery from the Sony ZV-1, shot by our team at DPReview TV. Their full review of the ZV-1 is coming to a YouTube channel near you soon!

Hands-on with the Sony ZV-1
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We got a chance to handle the Sony ZV-1 to take a look at its vlogger-focused features and see how it differs from the RX100-series compacts.

DPReview TV: A quick hands-on look at the Sony ZV-1 vlogging camera

Sony just announced the ZV-1, a modified version of the RX100 series aimed specifically at vloggers. We take a look at six important features you may have missed from the announcement.

Sony ZV-1 'content creator camera' focuses on making vlogging easy

Sony has announced the ZV-1, which it calls a 'content creator' camera. It's essentially the hardware of an RX100 VA redesigned to make vlogging and facing-the-camera shooting easier.

Sony Xperia 1 Mark II sample gallery

We got our hands on Sony's new Xperia 1 Mark II smartphone which features impressive Eye AF tracking, super-fast burst shooting and a triple-camera array. Check out our initial samples.

Sony confirms pricing, availability for its flagship Xperia 1 II camera-centric smartphone

The Xperia 1 II will be available to pre-order on June 1 for $1,200 with the first units set to ship out on July 24. If you get in early, Sony will even toss in an added bonus.

Sony UK teases new compact camera system on its website

The webpage shares a silhouetted image of the compact camera system with a countdown timer that ends on May 26.

Sony's new 'Intelligent Vision Sensor' is the world's first to feature on-chip AI processing

The IMX500 image sensor features a stacked design that puts the pixel chip atop a logic chip to create an all-in-one system that can capture, process and extract metadata from the image in a single chip.

Sony PRO Support is being extended 6 months for members, free of charge

Due to the 'current global conditions,' Sony has announced it is automatically and immediately extending the benefits of its Sony Imaging PRO Support platform to all members, free of charge.

Sony provides an in-depth look at the Sony Xperia 1 II camera tech

The Xperia 1 Mark II borrows some of its camera technologies from the company's Alpha series of cameras, making it, at least on paper, one of the most interesting phones for photography at the moment.

Shoot now, focus later: multi-view lens patent is Sony’s latest foray in to light field photography

Sony's next venture into light field technology could be via an E-mount lens, that might allow photographers to use it on their regular cameras

Sony releases 2.00 firmware update for its a9 II mirrorless camera

The firmware update adds a new 'Hi Frequency Flicker' function, adds a new Face/Eye Priority autofocus function and more.

The best lenses for Sony mirrorless cameras

Whether you've grown tired of what came with your DSLR, or want to start photographing different subjects, a new lens is probably in order. We've selected our favorite lenses for Sony mirrorlses cameras in several categories to make your decisions easier.

Sony to transform its Electronics Products & Solutions segment into new holding company

Sony has announced that on April 1, 2020 it will be spinning off its Electronics Products & Solutions (EP&S) segment into Sony Electronics Corporation, an intermediate holding company.

TTArtisan to release a limited-run 50mm F0.95 lens for Sony E and Fujifilm X mounts

Only 20 units will be made for each of the two lens mounts. The lens is expected to retail for ¥42,800 (~$410) when it's released.

Slideshow: Sony World Photography announces 2020 National Awards Winners

Winners across 63 countries were recently announced for Sony World Photography's National Awards 2020. Here are some of the winning images.

DPReview TV: Battle of the entry-level APS-C mirrorless cameras

A lot has changed since we last compared entry-level APS-C mirrorless cameras. In this 2020 update, Chris and Jordan compare the Fujifilm X-T200, Sony a6100, and Canon EOS M50. Which one is right for you?

Sample gallery: Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN for Sony E-mount

Sigma's 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN is a versatile zoom for Sony full-frame E-mount cameras. It's well-constructed, with extensive weather sealing, and reasonably fast to focus. Output appears nice and sharp and aberrations are well-controlled.

A near-perfect optic: Sony 20mm F1.8 G sample images and analysis

Sony just launched its newest fast aperture wide-angle prime for its full-frame Alpha lineup, and we've been shooting planes, people and felines with it over the past few days. Read our initial impressions and check out our sample gallery. Spoiler alert: it's a near perfect optic.

Sony introduces FE 20mm F1.8 G ultra-wide prime lens

Sony is adding a new wide prime to its full-frame E-mount series: the 20mm F1.8 G. It's slightly smaller and lighter than the existing FE 24mm F1.4 GM and will go on sale in March for $900.

Sony's speedy Xperia 1 Mark II shoots 20 fps with AF/AE technologies borrowed from the a9

Sony is updating its flagship Xperia 1 smartphone with faster burst shooting, a bigger sensor in its standard camera and a time-of-flight sensor. And thanks to popular demand, the 3.5mm headphone jack is back.

Sony reportedly cuts planned mirrorless camera features in response to DRAM shortage

Updated: The decision was made as DRAM prices soar as smartphone makers demand fast memory for 5G phones.

Sony World Photography Awards receives backlash over alleged censorship of Hong Kong protest images

The 2020 Sony World Photography Awards recently removed active links to images from three separate finalists due to their 'sensitive nature. All have a common theme: the Hong Kong protests. The move has raised concerns about possible censorship.

Slideshow: Sony World Photography Awards 2020 finalist and shortlisted photographs

Sony World Photography Awards recently announced the finalists and shortlisted winners for their 2020 Professional competition.

Sony releases Software Development Kit (SDK) for remote camera access

The SDK is aimed at third-party developers and integrators and allows for remote access to camera parameters, trigger and live view as well as captured image data.

Sony's image sensor business may be 'enormously' hit by coronavirus outbreak

It all depends on whether the outbreak disrupts Sony's supply chain in China.

Sony patent suggests it's working on developing a folding camera drone

For the past few years, Sony has quietly been developing a camera drone. Sony Alpha Rumors first discovered the patent in October 2018 and another recently-filed patent with more details.

Sony releases minor firmware updates for a9 II and 24mm F1.4 GM, 135mm F1.8 GM lenses

The incremental firmware updates address a few minor issues and improve overall stability, but don't add any new or revolutionary features.

Tamron 20mm F2.8 macro for Sony E-mount ships this month for $350

Tamron announced that its 20mm F2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 lens for full-frame Sony E-mount bodies will be available on January 30th for $350.

Sony releases new wireless shooting grip for select mirrorless cameras

The GP-VPT2BT Shooting Grip With Wireless Remote Commander works with nine Sony mirrorless cameras and is set to ship in North America this month for $140 ($180 CAD).

We've updated our Sony a6100 sample gallery

Sony's a6100 is the perfect entry-level camera for folks looking to step up their photography game to something more powerful than their phone. We've updated our sample gallery to give you a better sense of its capabilities.

Sony's semiconductor business is working around the clock to keep up with image sensor demand

The popularity of smartphones featuring two or more rear cameras is driving demand for image sensors. In a recent interview, Sony's semiconductor head said the company is working 24/7 to keep up.

DPReview TV: The great ultra-wide sunstar shootout

We compared sunstars from eight ultra-wide full frame zoom lenses, including both DSLR and mirrorless lenses, from Canon, Nikon, Panasonic, Sigma, Sony and Tamron. Which one is best? Watch the video and tell us what you think in our reader poll.

Gear of the Year 2019 - Rishi's choice: Sony FE 135mm F1.8 GM

Here's the lens that got Science Editor Rishi Sanyal to finally step away from his obsession with wide-angle portraits: the Sony FE 135mm F1.8 GM.

Which Sony RX100 is right for you?

There are now seven RX100 models currently on the market that you can buy. Should you save a few bucks and go with less than the latest-and-greatest? Find out which one is the right fit.

DPReview TV shootout: New Tamron 35mm F2.8 vs. Sony's 35mm F2.8 ZA for E-mount

The new Tamron 35mm F2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 lens has an attractive price, but how does it stack up against Sony's own 35mm F2.8? According to Chris and Jordan, pretty darn well.

Tamron 35mm F2.8 and Sony 35mm F2.8 sample galleries (DPReview TV)

In this week's episode of DPReview TV, Chris and Jordan did a shootout between the new Tamron 35mm F2.8 lens for E-mount and Sony's own 35mm F2.8 ZA Carl Zeiss lens. Check out the galleries from both lenses and tell us what you think.

Photokina confirms Canon, Panasonic and Sony will be at 2020 expo

Three months after it confirmed Leica, Nikon and Olympus wouldn't be returning to Photokina, the event organizers have put out a press release confirming Canon, Panasonic and Sony will 'promise a fireworks display of new products at Photokina.'

Modded 'Ribcage' Sony RX0 II features passive MFT mount for interchangeable lenses

Canadian retailer Back-Gear is offering a modified 'Ribcage' version of the Sony RX0 II that features a passive MFT mount for manual lenses.

Sony E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G OSS sample gallery

Sony APS-C shooters received some good news this summer in the form of two new lenses: the 16-55mm F2.8 and 70-350mm F4.5-6.3. Covering a 105-525mm equiv. range, the telezoom offers powerful reach for crop-sensor Sony cameras.

Sony a6600 review: Amazing autofocus, acceptable ergonomics

Sony's flagship APS-C camera, the a6600, is a refinement of its predecessor and now includes industry-leading autofocus and battery life. But is that enough to earn it top marks? We think Sony could have pushed the boundaries a little further - find out how in our full review.

DPReview TV: This is how you set up Sony's 'Real-Time' autofocus tracking

Sony's 'Real-Time' autofocus promises to track almost anything you throw at it, but it's not enabled by default. The words 'Real-Time' don't even appear in the camera's menu. In this video, Chris shows us how to set up this very useful feature.

Sony forms new AI organization to develop new tech for cameras and more

Sony's newly formed artificial intelligence organization will focus on creating new AI technologies for cameras, gaming, and more.

DPReview TV: We compare four mid-range APS-C mirrorless cameras

This week Chris and Jordan compare four popular mid-range APS-C mirrorless cameras: the Canon M6 II, Nikon Z50, Sony a6400 and the Fujifilm X-T30. Which one is right for you?

Sony issues service advisory for its 16-35mm F2.8 GM lens

Sony Japan has issued a service advisory noting that select units are causing full-frame Sony cameras to stop working when the lens is attached to them.

The Sony a7R IV is the best camera for landscape photographers

We've updated our guide to the best cameras for landscape photographers with a new overall winner: the Sony a7R IV. Take a look at the full shortlist for all of our picks.

DPReview TV: Sony a6100 review

The a6100 is Sony's newest entry-level APS-C mirrorless camera. As Chris and Jordan highlight in their review, it features some useful upgrades over to the [apparently immortal] a6000.

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