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Old Feb 10, 2011, 10:20 AM   #1
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Default Sony "Teaser" for new model

If you haven't seen it yet, Sony Japan has a "Teaser" page up now for a new model that's under development:

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Old Feb 10, 2011, 11:03 AM   #2
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I saw it yesterday on the rumors site.

Well, we at least know it's getting close to an official announcement from Sony for a release date.

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See the teaser page in English:


Apparently, the "Intermediate Machine Concept Model" will be released mid year 2011.

Also it seems their coming up with a new standard zoom lens too.
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Google translation from a Sony press release reporting their displays at a Japanese exhibition Feb-9-12, 2011 (accessed through the above mentioned site):

Exhibition content
<Interchangeable lens type digital SLR camera "α">
Series "α" All Bodirainappu lenses, accessories
"Α55", "α33", "α900", including the gold color on sale February 10] [NEX-5, etc.] [NEX-3 series "α" and all Bodirainappu, "G Lens" "Carl Zeiss optics," such as the lens, LCD monitor clip] [CLM-V55 (released March 10) and exhibit accessories.

Prototype / "Translucent Mirror Technology" (Technology Toransurusentomira) with mid-range unit concept model
Adopted a semi-transparent mirror "Translucent Mirror Technology" and the newly developed "Exmor" APS HD CMOS sensors will be installed in series A mid-mount machine concept model (skeleton model) on display. The intermediate unit, will be available later this year and 2011, it works fast and accurate auto focus at all times, full HD video and still there was always the focus (AVCHD) delivers picture. The standard zoom lens suitable for intermediate unit, the flash will exhibit together with vertical grip.

Information Site ("Toransurusentomira technology" with "α" will be released mid year 2011 aircraft)
URL: Http://Www.sony.jp/Dslr/Info2/20110209.html

Prototype / Lens Accessories
A Mount Series
A lens mount, "G Lens" and "Carl Zeiss optics", including the lens will continue to expand in the future. This time, among those in developing super-telephoto lens (500mm F4 G) lenses on display.
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