The Sony onslaught continues. Without question Sony has been one of the standout movers and shakers in the ongoing digital SLR saga. And the company continues to push the envelope in terms of creating standard setting sensors. Last week Sony introduced their new flagship full frame mirrorless cameras — the A7 II and the A7R II.
The new A7R II features the world’s first 42.4 megapixel back illuminated full frame CMOS sensor, with light sensitivity expandable up to ISO 102,400. And the company claims auto focus speeds are up to 40% faster than in the original A7R (sorry early adopters) thanks to 399 focal plane phase detection AF points.
Wow… that’s a lot of progress, in such a short time.
Joining me to discuss Sony’s latest announcements and other photography news of the week, are Martin Bailey from Martin Bailey Photography & the host of TWiP Weddings - Bruce Clarke.
Links Mentioned in This Episode
- Sony announces the a7R II
- Sony announces the RX10-II & RX100-IV
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