toboev

October 16, 2013, 12:28 pm

One of us is confused::

"Sony today announced its new range of cameras including the a7 (Alpha 7) full-frame DSLR..." - I thought these were mirrorless cameras (both of them), not DSLRs

"Sony is touting the a7R as the most compact and lightest mirrorless
interchangeable lens camera ever.." - how can that possibly be true,
what about the Nikon 1, Pentax Q, Sony NEX 3/5, etc?

"Aimed mainly at professionals the Sony a7 full-frame camera packs a new Exmor CMOS sensor that offers 36.4 megapixels" - shouldn't that be 24.3 megapixels? (or a7R)

"The a7 is the mid-range offering with a 35mm full-frame 26.3 megapixel sensor..." - shouldn't that be 24.3 megapixels?

Evan

October 16, 2013, 1:42 pm

Hi toboev there were some additional/different details that we got later. The a7R is 36.4MP the a7 24.3MP both are mirrorless and having had hands on with them a couple of hours ago they are very compact and light for the spec. Also the pricing is a little different than we were first told but we've fixed this now.

The caveats for the quote "Sony introduces the α7R: the world’s smallest,
lightest interchangeable lens camera" are: "According to survey conducted by Sony as of October 2013, for non-reflex
interchangeable lens digital cameras equipped with autofocus function."

tk

October 16, 2013, 2:24 pm

I think u missed out an important word.
Sony is touting the a7R as the most compact and lightest "FULLFRAME" mirrorless
interchangeable lens camera ever...
toboev

toboev

October 16, 2013, 5:38 pm

Better now! Still need to change paragraph 3 line 2, reference to a7 should be a7R.

Evan

October 18, 2013, 11:08 am

The risks of writing a news story very very late at night... Cheers for the spot

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