Sony a6600

Sony right now launched two new APS-C sensor mirrorless cameras, the a6600 and a6100, geared toward photographers stepping as much as interchangeable lens cameras or making the change to mirrorless know-how.

Each fashions supply 24-megapixel decision and an identical specs, with just a few further options within the dearer a6600 mannequin. For instance, each cameras embody Sony’s Actual-time Eye AF for each people and animals for nonetheless images, whereas the a6600 additionally affords this know-how when capturing video. Each cameras can report 4K video and permit the usage of an exterior microphone, however the a6600 additionally provides the choice to attach headphones to watch audio recording.

Sony a6100

The a6100 can be accessible in October for $750, adopted by the a6600 in November for $1,400 (costs are for the digital camera physique solely).  

Together with the brand new cameras, Sony additionally launched two new lenses to be used with Sony APS-C cameras. The APS-C E 16-55mm F2.Eight G Commonplace Zoom affords a focal size vary equal to 24-82.5mm and a quick ƒ/2.Eight aperture all through the vary.

Sony APS-C E 16-55mm F2.Eight G Commonplace Zoom

The second lens is the APS-C E 70-350mm F4.5-6.Three G OSS Tremendous-Telephoto Zoom, which gives an equal vary of 105-525mm, nice for a wide range of tele purposes together with sports activities and wildlife images.

Sony APS-C E 70-350mm F4.5-6.Three G OSS Tremendous-Telephoto Zoom.

The APS-C E 16-55mm F2.Eight G Commonplace Zoom can be accessible in October for $1,400. The APS-C E 70-350mm F4.5-6.Three G OSS Tremendous-Telephoto Zoom will observe in November with a listing value of $1,000.

For added particulars on the brand new cameras and lenses, see the press releases beneath.

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Sony Electronics Strengthens APS-C Mirrorless Line-up with Launch of Two New Cameras 

Firm Introduces Alpha 6600 with in-body Picture Stabilization and Enhanced Battery Life, Additionally Boosts Product Portfolio with Introduction of Alpha 6100

SAN DIEGO — August 28, 2019 —Sony Electronics right now introduced two new additions to its α (Alpha) collection of mirrorless cameras with the launch of the Alpha 6600 (mannequin ILCE-6600) and Alpha 6100 (mannequin ILCE-6100). These new fashions carry a lot of Sony’s most superior imaging applied sciences into compact, light-weight APS-C our bodies.

The brand new, extraordinarily versatile Alpha 6600 digital camera has been designed to deal with the wants of essentially the most demanding photographers and videographers, whereas the brand new Alpha 6100 is focused at customers who need to produce high-quality photographs and movies with an interchangeable lens digital camera.

Along with the brand new our bodies, the Sony APS-C vary has been additional strengthened by the launch of two new lenses: E 16-55mm F2.Eight G and E 70-350mm F4.5-6.Three G OSS. Sony’s “One Mount” answer for each APS-C and Full-frame cameras gives creators an excessive quantity of versatility for all of their images and video wants.

“These new APS-C cameras present glorious picture high quality in a compact package deal, with the power to take full benefit of Sony’s rising lineup of 54 totally different E-mount lenses,” mentioned Neal Manowitz, deputy president of Imaging Merchandise and Options at Sony Electronics. “We’re proud to carry so a lot of our improvements into our APS-C lineup and to offer creators with a number of new instruments to understand their imaginative and prescient.” 

The brand new Alpha 6600 and Alpha 6100embody a24.2MP[i]Exmor™ CMOS picture sensor, the most recent BIONZ X™ picture processor, and a front-end LSI carried out in Sony’s full-frame cameras. This highly effective trio mix to ship all-around enhancements in picture high quality and efficiency throughout all areas of picture and video seize.

TheAlpha 6600 and Alpha 6100supply a lightning-fast autofocus acquisition time of 0.02 seconds[ii]. With 425 focal-plane phase-detection autofocus (AF) factors overlaying roughly 84 p.c of the picture space and 425 contrast-detection AF factors, the excessive density and vast protection of the AF system guarantee dependable AF, even in essentially the most difficult mild situations. Each new fashions profit from Sony’s ‘Actual-time Monitoring’ which makes use of Sony’s newest algorithm with Synthetic Intelligence[iii]-based object recognition to make sure that topics will be captured with glorious accuracy, even by way of the contact panel on the rear display. As well as, the brand new fashions supply ‘Actual-time Eye AF’, the most recent model of Sony’s acclaimed Eye AF know-how.  Actual-time Eye AF employs AI-based object recognition to detect and course of eye information in actual time, leading to improved accuracy, pace and monitoring efficiency of Eye AF for each people and animals[iv], and it permits the photographer to pay attention solely on composition.[v]The Alpha 6600 additionally affords Actual Time Eye AF in video. When activated, the attention of a topic is mechanically tracked with excessive precision and reliability, permitting the shooter to deal with the content material itself as opposed to what’s in focus or not.

Moreover, each cameras can shoot high-quality 4K video, and embody a microphone jack and flip display that permits for straightforward framing and capturing of vlog-style content material.  The Alpha 6600 additionally contains a headphone jack to watch audio.

 An Eye for Element

Based mostly upon suggestions from customers of present Sony APS-C digital camera customers, Sony has added options to the Alpha 6600 and Alpha 6100to tremendous tune the person expertise. These embody:

  • Improved shade copy; algorithms inherited from full-frame fashions ship pure shade copy, notably in pores and skin tones
  • Hello-resolution inner 4K[vi]film recording with full-pixel readout with out pixel binning in Tremendous 35mm format with straightforward smartphone transfers by way of the Imaging Edge™ Cell software[vii]
  • Interval capturing[viii]for gorgeous time-lapse movies
  • 180-degree tiltable, 3.0-type 921k-dot (approx.) LCD contact display
  • Built-in Microphone inputfor clear and crisp audio on video recordings

Alpha 6600

Throughout an ISO vary of 100-32000 (expandable to ISO 50 – 102400[ix]), thenewAlpha 6600affords very good low-noise efficiency and delivers extraordinarily high-quality pictures, even in low-light situations. By making use of noise discount and sharpness processing optimally in every space, Space-specific Noise Discount and Element Replica Know-how significantly scale back noise whereas preserving excessive decision. This contributes to  tremendous copy of topic textures and shadow particulars.

The Alpha 6600 options lots of the know-how breakthroughs which might be attracting reward on Sony’s high-end full-frame cameras. These embody:

  • Sony’s revolutionary 5-axis in-body picture stabilization system that leads to a 5.0-step[x]shutter pace benefit
  • Implementation of the industry-leading[xi]lengthy battery life with Sony Z Battery for the primary time on an APS-C digital camera, enabling prolonged energy efficiency; approx. 720 nonetheless pictures utilizing viewfinder, approx. 810 pictures utilizing LCD monitor[xii]
  • A tricky magnesium alloy design that’s mud and moisture resistant[xiii]
  • Actual-time Eye AF for film capturing[xiv]; when activated, the attention of a topic is mechanically tracked with excessive precision and reliability, permitting the shooter to deal with the content material itself as opposed to what’s in focus or not in focus. Contact Monitoring performance will even mechanically provoke Eye AF when a human topic is chosen
  • Built-in headphone jack which permits the person to attach high-quality headphones for correct monitoring of recorded sound

4K Recordingvi

The Alpha 6600and Alpha 6100 boasts inner 4K film recording in Tremendous 35mm format with full pixel readout with out pixel binning, to allow them to seize roughly 2.4x[xv]the quantity of knowledge required for 4K films. This oversampling leads to gorgeous footage, delivered within the XAVC S™ format with unparalleled decision. The Alpha 6600additionally equips an HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma)[xvi]image profile that helps an instantaneous HDR workflow. Recorded films performed again on an HDR (HLG)suitable TV will seem true-to-life, with no blocked shadows or blown highlights, and with out the necessity for shade grading. For customers who wish to shade grade their footage in post-production, S-Log3 and S-Log2 Gamma profiles are supplied.

Pricing and Availability

The brand new Alpha 6600 can be accessible in November and can be bought at a wide range of Sony approved sellers all through North America at beneath costs:

  • Digicam physique – $1,400 US / $1,900 CA
  • Digicam package with Sony 18-135mm Lens – $1,800 US / $2,400 CA

As well as, the Alpha 6100 can be accessible in October and can be bought at a wide range of Sony approved sellers all through North America at beneath costs:

  • Digicam physique – $750 US / $1,000 CA
  • Digicam package with Sony 16-50mm Lens – $850 US / $1,100 CA
  • Digicam package with Sony 16-50mm Lens and 55-210mm Lens – $1,100 US / $1,550 CA

[i]Approximate efficient megapixels

[ii]Based mostly on Sony analysis, CIPA-guideline-compliant inner measurement with an E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens mounted, Pre-AF off and viewfinder in use

[iii]AI (synthetic intelligence) together with machine studying know-how is used

[iv]Actual-time Eye AF for Animals helps nonetheless pictures solely and can’t be utilized in mixture with monitoring. Doesn’t work with some kinds of animal. Focusing could not carry out nicely relying on scene and topic situations

[v]Each proper eye and left eye are selectable, both by way of the menu or by the touchscreen panel

[vi]3840×2160 pixels. A Class 10 or greater SDHC/SDXC reminiscence card is required to report films within the XAVC S format. UHS-I (U3) SDHC/SDXC card is required for 100Mbps

[vii]Imaging Edge Cell Ver. 7.2 or later is required

[viii]Wi-Fi doesn’t work throughout interval capturing

[ix]Solely on nonetheless pictures

[x]Based mostly on CIPA customary. Pitch/yaw shake solely. With Sonnar T* FE 55mm F1.Eight ZA lens mounted. Lengthy-exposure Noise Discount off

[xi]Amongst mirrorless interchangeable-lens digital cameras outfitted with an APS-C picture sensor. As of August 2019, based mostly on Sony analysis

[xii]CIPA customary compliant

[xiii]Not assured to be 100% mud and moisture proof

[xiv]This perform doesn’t observe animal eyes

[xv]24p recording. Approx. 1.6x at 30p

[xvi]Join this product to an HDR (HLG) suitable Sony TV by way of a USB cable when displaying HDR (HLG) films

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Sony Electronics Publicizes Two New APS-C Zoom Lenses for Versatile E-mount System

 New APS-C E 16-55mm F2.Eight G Commonplace Zoom Lens and APS-C E 70-350mm F4.5-6.Three G OSS Tremendous-Telephoto Zoom Lens Carry E-mount Lens Whole to 54

SAN DIEGO — August 28, 2019 —Sony Electronics right now has introduced two new APS-C zoom lenses within the G Lens™ collection for his or her E-mount line-up, together with the E 16-55mm F2.Eight G customary zoom lens and the E 70-350mm F4.5-6.Three G OSS super-telephoto zoom lens. With this announcement, Sony’s versatile E-mount system now contains a whole of 54 lenses.

Along with the brand new lenses, Sony has additionally launched two new APS-C Mirrorless Cameras, the Alpha 6600 and Alpha 6100 fashions, additional strengthening the corporate’s APS-C lineup. 

“Sony’s ‘One Mount’ answer for each APS-C and full-frame cameras gives creators a unified system for all of their images and video wants, mentioned Neal Manowitz, deputy president of Imaging Merchandise and Options at Sony Electronics. “With a complete of 54 totally different lenses and a rising vary of digital camera our bodies, E-mount affords extra versatility than another mirrorless system.  We are going to proceed to drive innovation in all facets of imaging, empowering all creators to seize and create like they’ve by no means been capable of earlier than.” 

Extremely-Sharp APS-C E 16-55mm F2.Eight G Commonplace Zoom Lens (mannequin SEL1655G)

The 16-55mm (24-82.5mm in 35mm equal focal size) APS-C customary zoom with a continuing F2.Eight aperture affords glorious G Lens picture high quality with excellent all-around efficiency. This lens is good for each professionals and fanatics to seize landscapes, portraits, and on a regular basis snapshots.

Key Options

  • Excessive corner-to-corner decision all through the zoom vary even at F2.8
    • Two AA (superior aspherical) and two aspherical components suppress aberration for excellent corner-to-corner G Lens decision, whereas three ED (Further-low Dispersion) glass components scale back chromatic aberration and shade bleeding to a minimal
    • Clear and excessive picture high quality by suppressing flare and ghosting by adoption of Nano AR coating
    • 9-blade round aperture mechanism and exactly managed spherical aberration guarantee lovely bokeh
  • Brilliant fixed F2.Eight optics in a compact, light-weight lens at 494 grams (15.88 oz.)
  • XD (excessive dynamic) Linear Motor – as outfitted in G Grasp™ collection lenses – utilized for quick, exact, quiet AF and monitoring
  • Skilled management and reliability
    • Customizable focus maintain button for instantaneous operation
    • Linear Response MF for tremendous, responsive handbook focus management
    • Mud and moisture resistant design[i]in an effort to take care of tough out of doors situations
    • Fluorine coated entrance ingredient to withstand filth and fingerprints

Compact and Light-weight APS-C E 70-350mm F4.5-6.Three G OSS Tremendous-telephoto Zoom Lens (mannequin SEL70350G)

The brand new E 70-350mm F4.5-6.Three G OSS super-telephoto zoom lens with optimized optical and mechanical design gives glorious G Lens picture high quality all through the picture space, proper out to the utmost 350mm (105-525mm in 35mm equal) focal size. Excessive optical efficiency is mixed with the comfort and mobility of a compact, light-weight design, even with 5x zoom. It additionally contains built-in optical picture stabilization, which provides even additional stability and comfort to this versatile super-telephoto zoom that’s ultimate for panorama and wildlife photographers.

Key Options

  • Glorious corner-to-corner G Lens picture high quality all the best way to 350mm
    • One aspherical lens suppresses optical aberration and supply excellent decision from corner-to-corner
    • Three ED glass components successfully organized suppress chromatic aberration and management shade blur even at corners
    • Round aperture contributes to tender, lovely bokeh
  • Compact, light-weight design at 625 grams (20.09 oz.) makes this 5x super-telephoto zoom remarkably cellular
  • Sony’s superior XD Linear Motor know-how in an APS-C format lens, for quick, exact AF and monitoring
  • Glorious management and reliability
    • Constructed-in Optical SteadyShot™ picture stabilization makes it simpler to seize pictures with significantly lowered blur, notably when capturing at super-telephoto focal lengths
    • A conveniently positioned focus maintain button will be assigned to a wide range of features by way of digital camera physique
    • An AF/MF focus mode change on the lens makes it straightforward to rapidly change between auto and handbook focus to answer altering capturing wants
    • Have interaction the zoom lock change to stop the lens from extending underneath its personal weight throughout transportation
    • Mud and moisture resistant design[1]

Pricing and Availability

The brand new E 16-55mm F2.Eight G APS-C Commonplace Zoom Lens can be accessible in October 2019 and can be bought for roughly $1,400 US and $1,450 CA. It will likely be bought at a wide range of Sony’s approved sellers all through North America.

The E 70-350mm F4.5-6.Three G OSS APS-C Tremendous-telephoto Zoom Lens can be accessible in November 2019 and can be bought for roughly $1,000 US and $1,000 CA. It will likely be bought at a wide range of Sony’s approved sellers all through North America.

[i]Not assured to be 100% mud and moisture proof

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