Pre-Photokina new Product announcements keep coming:
SIGMA TO ANNOUNCE TWO NEW EF LENSES FOR PHOTOKINA 2018
Sigma is planning to announce at least two new EF mount lenses ahead of Photokina 2018, which will take place next month. Currently, we don’t know what the lenses would be…
The previous rumors said the Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sports lens will be finally announced ahead of Photokina 2018 to replace the current Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG APO OS HSM lens ($1,299). In addition, Sigma is allegedly working hard on a new 70-200mm f/4 DG OS HSM Contemporary lens.
The upcoming Sigma lenses:
- Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sports Lens
- Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Art Lens
- Sigma 70-200mm f/4 DG OS HSM Contemporary Lens
The Nikon full frame mirrorless camera will be officially announced on August 23, 2018 at 12am ET (9pm PT).
No new details on this yet until August 23rd. Stay on this website for more details.
New Sony a6700 Rumored Specs List
The upcoming Sony a6700 (a6500 successor) flagship APS-C mirrorless camera is expected to be announced in late 2018, probably around Photokina 2018. Here is a new rumored specs list of the Sony a6700 mirrorless camera (via SAR):
The next A6X00 High-end Camera Specs
-New Sensor With better low light (Still 24MP)
-Huge improvements to IBIS
-Slight improvements to AF+Eye AF
-New “Better AA Filter”
-New SONY Color Science applied
-Full Articulating screen
-4K 60FPS With Crop|4K 30FPS No Crop|No overheat
-Big Improvement to Rolling shutter
-UHS II Card
-Faster startup/less lag, it will be faster overall
-20FPS (Yes 20)
-Viewfinder size Got smaller/Resolution is the same
-NO Dual Cards
-NO Z Battery
-NO Extra Dial
-NO Removal of AA Filter
-NO 10Bit Video
Will be Priced 1399$
The Camera Design/Specs already Complete, Expected release date is 3 Months from now
So, if it turns out to be true, the Sony a6700 will be a “baby Sony a9“. what do you expect from Sony a6700?
Three More Sigma Art Lenses for Sony E-mount now Shipping (14mm, 70mm and 135mm)
In addition to the previously released five Sigma Art FE lenses, Sigma today officially announced that they are now shipping out three more Art prime lenses for Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras:
- Sigma 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Lens ($1,599)
- Sigma 70mm f/2.8 DG Macro Art Lens ($569)
- Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Lens ($1,399)
The other five Sigma Art FE lenses (already released in June):
Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens for Sony E: $899 at B&H, Adorama.
Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens for Sony E: $849 at B&H, Adorama.
Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens for Sony E: $899 at B&H, Adorama.
Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens for Sony E: $949 at B&H, Adorama.
Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens for Sony E: $1,199 at B&H, Adorama
And according to B&H Photo, the new Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens for Sony E mount will be released at the beginning of November 2018.
What to expect from Canon before Photokina 2018?
Photokina 2018 will start on Wednesday, September 26. So, what can we expect from Canon ahead of Photokina 2018?
Here are the confirmed announcements before Photokina 2018:
- Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM Lens
- Canon EF-M 32mm f/1.4 STM Lens
- A Second “big white lens”
- A new video camera body
In addition, Canon is now working hard on the mirrorless cameras, so maybe Canon will unveil the Canon EOS M5 Mark II or Canon Full Frame Mirrorless Camera around Photokina 2018.
Here are the cameras rumored to be announced ahead of Photokina 2018:
- Canon EOS M5 Mark II
- Canon Full Frame Mirrorless Camera (probably a development announcement)
Photokina 2018 is just more than one month away, and I believe there will be some leaked information even before the event. Stay tuned for more info.