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Old June 10th, 2015, 12:26 PM   #1
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Sony announced new A7r mk2, RX10mk2 and RX100mk4 all with internal 4k

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A7r mk2

Sony's New a7R II Camera Delivers Innovative Imaging Experience with World's First... -- NEW YORK, June 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

Rx10 mk2 / Rx100 mk4

Sony's RX100 IV and RX10 II Cameras Bring Professional Imaging Experience to... -- NEW YORK, June 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
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Old June 10th, 2015, 01:06 PM   #2
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Already up at B&H, I guess Sony saw reason to raise the price, unlike the A7II that was the same as the A7 starting price.

$3200!

Sony a7R II Alpha Mirrorless Digital Camera (a7RII Camera Body) B&H

I think a lot of people will be happy that it has internal 4K recording now. That was on my list of must-haves for the A7SII, but it seems it'll be in the mid 3K price range when it's announced probably months from now.
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Old June 10th, 2015, 02:52 PM   #3
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Old June 10th, 2015, 03:17 PM   #4
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I will definitely get an RX10 II. I was just waiting for this new version. I already have an A7s and an a6000 (for stills) and an RX100 III.
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Sony videos are appearing now - this one is for the A7R MkII.


And this one for the RX100 Mk IV.

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Old June 10th, 2015, 04:05 PM   #6
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$3200!
Is that not almost double the price of the old non 4K version? Would you not be better of with just the a7s? That one is also plenty detailed in 1080p and eventhough the A7r II can resolve more detail it should be no match at all in low light, not sure if it is worth the premium price just to get 4K full frame but only average low light performance?
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The thought occurs that the NEX-VG900 is way overdue for an update/successor.
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Old June 10th, 2015, 04:19 PM   #8
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In the B&H Explora article, the claim is that the low light performance of the A7r ii is nearly as good as the A7s, despite the far greater resolution. This is somehow the result of the back side illumination of the sensor.

For now, I will stick with my A7s, but I do want one of the new RX10 ii's.

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Old June 10th, 2015, 09:14 PM   #9
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A7s MKII?
WAITING.... WANTING....
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Is that not almost double the price of the old non 4K version? Would you not be better of with just the a7s? That one is also plenty detailed in 1080p and eventhough the A7r II can resolve more detail it should be no match at all in low light, not sure if it is worth the premium price just to get 4K full frame but only average low light performance?
The A7R was released at $2200 and is currently on sale for $1800. Either way, $1K price bump is nothing to sneeze at. It also can't do the same high ISO that the A7S can (I can't figure out what the A7RII's max video ISO is, just that 102K is only available in photo mode). What I was really saying is now that this version of the A7 can record 4K internally, the A7S II will certainly have 4K (and IBIS). Those two being requirements if Sony wants a current A7S owner to plunk down cash for a new one even if they price it higher than $3200.
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Did anyone notice the two smaller cameras can -almost- shoot 1080-240fps???
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That and a pseudo-global shutter - 5x faster readout from the sensor using buffer memory (stacked) on the back of the sensor... suggesting that RS/skew may be history, or at least greatly reduced!

These are a little more interesting with the new sensor than first impressions might suggest... not sure if they are worthy of the higher entry prices, but if image and video samples are as impressive as the specs suggest, Sony has done some nice technical upgrades!
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Old June 11th, 2015, 07:56 AM   #13
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The thought occurs that the NEX-VG900 is way overdue for an update/successor.
I have the VG900, A7r , GH4 and am waiting for a VG900 upgrade with A7s sensor, IBIS, UHS-II support and C4K 60p with 300MB/s data rate.
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That and a pseudo-global shutter - 5x faster readout from the sensor using buffer memory (stacked) on the back of the sensor... suggesting that RS/skew may be history, or at least greatly reduced!
Makes me wonder why Sony didn't just go with a true global shutter. If Alternative Vision could move the GS circuitry to a different layer, surely Sony could.
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The detail in those A7R-II is just tremendous. It's pixel peeper's heaven!

Dang!!
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