Articles tagged "sony"

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Sony a6300 versus a6500: what's changed, and what still needs to change

What a difference eight months can make. The Sony a6500, predictably, has both a lot in common with the a6300, but also adds some impressive updates. Take a look at what an extra $400 in sticker price really gets you. Read more

Sample reel: the Sony RX100 V shoots impressively detailed 4K video

Sony's RX100 V puts incredibly detailed 4K, highly stabilized 1080p and super smooth slow motion video in your shirt pocket. We've put together a quick reel showing these modes in action. See more

Sony FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM galleries: Roller derby and daylight base ISO samples

Photographer James McDaniel helped us put Sony's premium telezoom to the test, shooting both the fast-paced action of roller derby as well as a variety of daylight shots. See more

UPDATED: Sony RX100 Mark V real-world samples

Autumn is in full swing in Seattle, and so we've been shooting the Sony RX100 V with what little daylight remains this time of year to bring you an real-world gallery update. Check out our new samples to see how it performs. Read more

Video: Sony a6500 First Look

The a6500 is the new top-end model in Sony's line of APS-C cameras, offering competitive high-speed burst shooting, in-body image stabilization and a touchscreen. Take a look at how it looks (and how its 11 fps shutter sounds) in our hands-on video. Read more

Hands-on with the Sony Cyber-shot RX100 V

Just minutes after the Cyber-shot RX100 V's announcement, Sony let us put our grubby hands all over it. Take a closer look at the fifth evolution of the RX100 series. See more

Hands-on and in-depth with the Sony a6500

We got our hands on the Sony a6500 immediately after its announcement, and have been digging through the menus and the specs to help explain what makes it tick. Read more

Sony a6500 adds 5-axis stabilization, touchscreen and processing power

Sony has taken the wraps off of its 24MP a6500 mirrorless camera. The flagship APS-C camera gains five-axis image stabilization and touchscreen operation. It will cost around $1400. Read more

Sony announces Cyber-shot RX100 Mark V with 315 phase-detect AF points and 24 fps bursts

Sony has announced the latest version of its RX100 series: the Mark V. It maintains a 20MP sensor and 24-70mm equiv. F1.8-2.8 lens, but adds phase-detection AF to achieve focus speeds as fast as 0.05 sec, and a front-end LSI to improve speeds and enable 24 fps shooting with AF. Read more

Throwback Thursday: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-R1

In September of 2005 something big arrived: the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-R1. In this week's Throwback Thursday, we'll take a look at what was the world's first fixed-lens camera with an APS-C sensor. Read more

Sony announces price and release date for FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS

The Sony FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS will become available on September 30th, but the bad news is that those orders could take up to three months to fulfill. Read more

Reader's poll results: What was the most exciting announcement of Photokina?

After the dust settled in Cologne, we asked our readers: What's been the most exciting announcement of Photokina? Now, the results are in! Read more

2017 Sony World Photography Awards accepting entries

The 2017 Sony World Photography Awards are open for business and accepting entries in four main competitions. Take a look a selection of early entries. Read more

Teardown reveals Sony image sensors in iPhone 7

A teardown reveals that both cameras in Apple's iPhone 7 use Exmor RS sensors that are supplied by Sony. Read more

Photokina 2016: Hands-on with Sony a99 II

We're at Photokina, where we've had a chance to get our hands on the Sony SLT-a99 Mark II. In this article we've detailed some of the features that jumped out at us. Read more

Sony announces 42MP a99 Mark II with 5-axis stabilization

Sony has announced the a99 II, a 42MP A-mount SLT camera to mark the tenth anniversary of the alpha series. It features 5-axis image stabilization and 4K video capture with no pixel binning. It will cost $3200/€3600 body only. Read more

Sony offers E PZ 18-110mm F4 G OSS for Super 35mm/APS-C

Sony has announced the E PZ 18-110mm F4 G OSS stabilized power zoom lens for Super 35mm/APS-C format. Read more

Sony's new flagship FDR-X3000 action cam shoots stabilized 4K video

Sony's newest flagship action camera is smaller than its predecessor, has an improved user interface and can shoot optically stabilized 4K video. Read more

Throwback Thursday: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-F707

More lens than camera, we take a look back at Sony's laser-equipped F707 compact introduced in 2001. Read more

Sony Xperia X Compact offers high-end camera in smaller format

The Sony Xperia X Compact is one of the very few smartphones that combines a powerful camera with a compact body, putting it in direct competition to Apple's iPhone 6s. Read more

Sony announces Xperia XZ flagship device with triple-sensor camera

The camera in Sony's Xperia XZ combines a 23MP image sensor with on-sensor PDAF, a laser for faster and more accurate AF and a color sensor for fine-tuned white balance. Read more

Sony introduces FE 50mm F2.8 Macro with 1:1 reproduction

Sony has announced the FE 50mm F2.8 Macro, a full-frame lens with true 1:1 macro magnification. Read more

Tamron announces SP 90mm F2.8 Di Macro and TAP-in console for Sony A-mount

Japanese optical manufacturer Tamron has announced it is to launch its exciting 90mm macro lens in a Sony A-mount, and that Sony users will now be able to update and customize some of their Tamron lenses using the company’s TAP-in lens console. Read more

Firmware update for Sony a7R II improves stability, adds support for radio controlled flashes

Sony has released a firmware update for its a7R II full-frame mirrorless camera which improves camera stability while adding support for the company's new radio controlled lighting system. Read more

Canon and Sony dominate EISA awards for photographic equipment

The European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) has awarded Canon and Sony four titles each from the 19-strong list of photography products it has selected as the best of the year. Read more

Canon EOS 80D vs Sony a6300: vying for the stills/video hybrid crown

The Sony a6300 and Canon EOS 80D are two very different answers to the question of how to make a stills and video camera for enthusiasts. But which does it better? Read more

Elinchrom adds Sony compatibility to its high speed sync Skyport Plus HS wireless controller

Elinchrom's new Skyport Plus HS remote flash trigger and controller now allows Sony camera users to synchronize their shutter with Elinchrom flash heads using speeds of up to 1/8000sec. Read more

Sony a7R II versus a7 II: Eight key differences

They look a lot alike, but the Sony a7R II costs almost twice as much as the a7 II. Here's why. Read more

Throwback Thursday: a fresh look at the Sony Mavica FD-91

Step back into the days of Y2K nightmares and 56K modems with the Sony Mavica FD-91, the second camera that DPReview ever reviewed. Make sure you've packed your floppies, it's gonna be a pixellated ride. Read more

Feast your eyes on a Sony 24-70mm F2.8 G Master teardown

Sony's SGNL YouTube channel tears down the $2200 24-70mm F2.8 GM so you don't have to. See video

Sony Xperia X Performance achieves top score in DxOMark Mobile ranking

With a DxOMark Mobile Score of 88 the Sony Xperia X Performance ranks alongside the best devices in the class, the HTC 10 and Samsung Galaxy S7 edge. Read more

Comparison Review: Sony FE 50mm F1.4 ZA vs 55mm F1.8 ZA

Sony recently announced its pro-level normal prime for its FE mount: the 50mm F1.4 ZA. But how does it stack up against the venerable 55mm F1.8 ZA? We put the two lenses head-to-head to take a look at sharpness, bokeh, coma, and longitudinal CA. Read more

Sony 35mm FE lens firmware update improves manual focus reliability

Sony has issued firmware updates for its 35mm full-frame primes which claim to improve focus point reliability when using manual focus for long periods of time. Read more

Sony Planar T* FE 50mm F1.4 ZA Sample Gallery

Sony has just announced its Planar T* FE 50mm F1.4 ZA lens, a high quality normal for its E-mount Alpha line of cameras. At a shooting event in San Diego, we had a chance to go hands-on. Read more

Hands-on with Sony's wireless flash system, arriving in August

Sony's wireless radio flash system, which includes both a transmitter and receiver, is coming to retailers in August. Sony has announced pricing, and given us a brief opportunity to go hands-on. Read more

Sony announces FE 50mm F1.4 ZA prime lens

Sony has announced a new full-frame 50mm F1.4 FE lens. Bearing the Carl Zeiss label, this fast prime offers an 11-blade aperture and Zeiss T* coating. It's also incredibly sharp across the frame even wide open, with little axial CA to speak of and pleasing bokeh. Read more

Sony prices 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS G Master at $2600

Sony's premium telezoom for full-frame will cost $2600 when it reaches US consumers in July. The 1.4x and 2.0x teleconverters designed for the 70-200 will each cost $550 and are also expected to ship in July. Read more

Sony delays 70-200mm GM lens until September

Sony has said that its forthcoming FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS lens will be delayed until September. When the lens was announced in February, the company expected to be delivering the tele-zoom to stores this month. Read more

Sony Alpha SLT-A68 real-world samples

The weather is starting to really warm up here in Seattle and the days are long. What better time to head out with the feature-packed Sony a68 and see what it can do? See gallery

Sony announces camera shipment delays due to Kumamoto earthquake

Sony has announced delays in delivering certain cameras as a result of the Kumamoto earthquakes. Read more

Metabones update unlocks native Sony focus modes for EF adapters

Updated firmware allows Sony users to use all AF modes when shooting Canon EF-mount lenses with Metabones adapters. It does so by emulating a native E-mount lens. The update enables new modes, but at the cost of some severe issues. Read more

Sony warns against use of unauthorized third-party apps

Sony Japan has something to say about the use of 'hacks' in its PlayMemories App compatible cameras. Read more

All about that lens: Sony Cyber-shot RX10 III review

Less than a year after the Mark II was released, Sony upped the ante on its all-in-one superzoom with the RX10 Mark III and its 24-600mm equivalent F2.4-4 lens. Read review

STG Uploader app allows Sony cameras to upload directly to Google Photos

A new unofficial app called STG Uploader enables Sony cameras compatible with PlayMemories Camera Apps to upload content directly to Google Photos. Read more

Three's a charm: Sony RX10 III added to studio scene comparison tool

We've added the Sony RX10 III to our studio comparison test scene. Does that fancy new glass shine on our test chart? Read more

Dual-cam Duel: Sony and LG Innotek rumored to be competing for Apple orders

Rumors say that all 'Plus' variants of the upcoming iPhone 7 will feature a dual-camera design which could be made by either Sony or LG Innotek. Read more 

Lens shootout: Sony RX10 III destroys the competition

Recently, DPReview Editor Barney Britton took the Sony RX10 III hiking, and he saw that it was good. How good? Back in the office Sam Spencer took the RX10 III, II, the Panasonic FZ1000 and the Canon G3X up to the balcony for a good old-fashioned shootout. Read more

Sony Xperia XA Ultra comes with 16MP OIS front cam

Sony's Xperia XA Ultra puts the focus on the front camera with a 16MP stabilized imager. Read more

Sony expects to restart image sensor production by end of month

Sony, one of the biggest sensor manufacturers for the photographic industry, has announced its sensor plant in the earthquake-hit Kumamoto region will be ready to begin production again by the end of this month. Read more

The ultimate hiking partner? Sony's RX10 III goes the distance

Sony's new Cyber-shot RX10 III might look a lot like the older RX10 II, but its lens is something else. With a versatile 24-600mm equiv. range, on paper it's a great traveling companion, which is why DPR editor's editor chose it to take on a weekend hike. See how he got on

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