Japanese website Nokishita Camera today has confirmed that the long awaited Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD FE lens for Sony E-mount will be officially announced next week. This means you can finally pre-order this lens next week. The US price for this lens is expected $1,199, much cheaper than Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens.
Sony USA authorized dealer Amazon US currently has a hot deal on FE 55mm f/1.8 ZA lens for Sony E-mount for $763.70. This is lowest price online ever. Regular US price for this lens is $998.00 at B&H Photo Video/Adorama. This is a limited time deal, will be expired at any time.
Due to Coronavirus outbreak, the upcoming Photokina 2020 in May now officially cancelled. Photokina is one of the most important event in the photography world. Next Photokina will be held in 2022 on May 18 to May 22.
Sony has just announced that there will be a new product announcement on April 20th, 2020. Just ahead of already cancelled NAB Show 2020. Since NAB show 2020 is video related event, so Sony may finally announce the long awaited Sony a7S III/a7S IV.
DxOMark has tested the sensor new Sony a9 II flagship full frame mirrorless camera. The DxOMark score of a9 II’s sensor is 93, one point above original a9. Compared Canon EOS-1D X Mark II and Nikon D5, a9 II is about 5 point above these cameras.