Keep your purchase on hold for 2018! Yes you read it right because the roadmap of Sony is too long means that it has Three big announcements to be accomplished in the year 2018. They are Sony A7S III, Sony A7III and Sony A77 III.
Upcoming Sony Cameras 2018
Sony A7S III
Sony A7s II is really an uncompromising lowlight camera that still holds the prime position in the list of best cameras in Dimlight even after two years of its announcement (Released back in 2015). The rumor regarding its successor keep circulating on the web and it is all set to announce in the Q2, 2018. The latest rumor says that its shipping will be between April and June, 2018. The eye-catching information regarding this upcoming A7S III is that it would use the Flagship A9’s AF system and capable to record 4K @60 fps.
As the rumor clearly says that it shipping will be in first half of 2018. Means we can expect its announcement prior to NAB or exactly at NAB show. Sony A7III will be a trim out version of the massive Sony A9 that is rumored to feature 24 MP sensor 6fps, joystick, touchscreen, 4K 30fps and it may hire the AF system of Sony A9.
Sony A77 III
Most of the rumors revolve around A-Mount Sony A77 III don’t suggest the accurate announcement information but it is highly speculated that it should be announced at any point of 2018. Rumors are not at all great but a few are highly possible:
- 6fps with mechanical shutter
- ISO up to 51200 (expanded to ISO 204800)
- 693 phase detection AF (see here)
- minimum focus sensitivity is EV-3
- 4k 30p recording
Upcoming Sony Lenses
Alongside the cameras there are plenty lenses as well in the list to be introduced in 2018. It looks like Sony’s plan to announce around dozen of lenses in the Upcoming 2018. Let’s see the name of those lenses:
- Sony 135mm F1.8 FE
- Sony 20mm f/2.8 FE
- Sony 200-600mm lens
- Zeiss Batis and Loxia
- Sigma 35mm f/1.4 FE other FE lenses
- Voigtlander FE
- Tokina FE
- Samyang FE