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Sony NEX-6 brings a more "DSLR-like" experience to pocket-sized cameras

By - September 12, 2012 4 Pictures
In addition to revealing a trio of full-frame firsts earlier today, Sony has also shown APS-C sensors a bit of love with the NEX-6 compact system camera. The NEX-6 (as the name would suggest) sits between the NEX-5R and NEX-7 in the Sony line-up of mirror-less interchangeable lens cameras and borrows several features from its NEX range brethren, including Fast Hybrid AF and an OLED viewfinder. Read More

Lensbaby Composer Pro for mirrorless cameras

Having provided DSLR owners with the power to exercise some in-camera creativity for a little over a year, Lensbaby has now announced new versions of its Composer Pro lens to fit a variety of mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras. The latest Composer Pro mounts will ship with the Double Glass Optic installed and, like the SLR version, are compatible with Lensbaby’s Optic Swap System. Read More
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Sony details the NEX-7 / NEX-5N digital cameras

By - August 26, 2011 30 Pictures
The interweb rumor mill has been busily whipping up a storm about a new mirrorless digital camera from Sony in recent weeks. Happily, the official announcement from Sony hasn't disappointed those of us who have been patiently waiting for something more tangible. That space has now been filled with a brand new model - the NEX-7 - with an impressive list of advanced features that would normally be found in the company's bigger Alpha cameras. Sony has also announced the retirement of its popular NEX-5 model, with its replacement representing quite a marked upgrade on the original. Read More
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Sony rolls out new NEX-VG20 interchangeable lens camcorder

By - August 25, 2011 8 Pictures
Sony has taken the wraps off the NEX-VG20, a consumer HD interchangeable lens camcorder that follows the world's first consumer-oriented HD camcorder with an interchangeable lens system, the NEX-VG10. The upcoming NEX-VG20 features the same E-mount system that offers users the choice of seven different E-mount lenses. Sony claims the VG20 offers a number of improvements over the previous model, including comprehensive manual controls, improved imaging quality, upgraded sound and ergonomic refinements such as enhanced grips and a second record button. Read More
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Sony unveils world’s first consumer HD camcorder with interchangeable lens system

By - July 14, 2010 8 Pictures
The interchangeable lens consumer-oriented HD camcorder Sony teased us with when it announced its NEX interchangeable lens digital cameras has now been unveiled. As previously revealed, the Handycam NEX-VG10 features the same Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor found in the NEX-5 and NEX-3 and will be able to share E-mount interchangeable lenses with those devices. Calling the NEX-VG10 the world’s first consumer HD camcorder with an interchangeable lens system, Sony says it enables users to capture images and videos with background defocus effects and shallow depth of field. Read More
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Sony announces diminutive NEX-5 and NEX-3 interchangeable lens cameras

By - May 12, 2010 9 Pictures
Cameras that combine DSLR functionality and the convenience of interchangeable lenses with a compact footprint have become the new wave in recent times, with the likes of the Olympus EP-1, Panasonic Lumix G2 and Ricoh GXR hitting the market. Now Sony has announced two diminutive additions to its Alpha line of digital SLRs - the NEX-5 and NEX-3. While the NEX-5 - which claims the current title of the world’s smallest and lightest interchangeable lens digital camera - is leading Sony's drive into this space, both units feature impressive credentials including a newly-developed 14.2 effective megapixel CMOS sensor, high-speed burst shooting of up to 7fps at full-resolution and, in a first for the Alpha line, a Sweep Panorama mode with 3D compatibility and HD video recording. Read More

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