New details about the Sony A7000 E-mount mirrorless camera have been leaked online, including a set of specifications and price information.
Sony was supposed to launch a new A6000-series camera by the end of this year’s second quarter, but the device was delayed due to several problems, depending on who you ask.
Nevertheless, the E-mount mirrorless camera, which is now thought to be called A7000, will be released on the market in the near future. According to the newest gossips, the shooter will be unveiled this August or September.
Furthermore, an insider has leaked some new specifications along with some availability details, which should be of interest to Sony fans.
Sony A7000 to be weathersealed and to feature 4K-ready 24MP BSI sensor
The latest Sony A7000 specs are stating that the E-mount mirrorless camera will employ a new 24-megapixel APS-C CMOS BSI sensor delivering superior light sensitivity. The source confirmed recent mentions referring to the on-sensor HDR function that will consist of a 15.5-stop dynamic range.
The new sensor will be joined by a new autofocus system which will include 196 Phase Detection AF points. The sensor will also be capable of recording videos at 4K resolution, while a burst mode of up to 16fps in continuous autofocus will sit at users’ disposal.
Sony’s flagship E-mount camera will be weathersealed and its body will be made out of magnesium allow. A 2.36-million LCD screen will be tiltable upwards by 180 degrees for selfie enthusiasts, while a pop-out XGA OLED Tru-Finder will allow users to frame their shots like a pro.
New kit lens joining the A7000, allowing Sony to aim the camera at pros
Alongside the A7000, Sony will launch a new kit lens consisting of the 16-50mm f/2.4-3.6 zoom optic, while the NEX-7 used to have an 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 kit lens. Amazon is still selling the NEX-7 for a price around $575.
This device will be aimed at professional photographers looking for a compact and lightweight camera to conduct their business. As a result, it will be quite pricey, as the kit (including the aforementioned lens) will be released for $1,499.
For the time being, it seems like the PlayStation company is planning to reveal the flagship E-mount mirrorless camera sometime in August or September. This means that the shooter will become available sometime in late September or early October. Stay tuned to find out more details about the Sony A7000!