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Sony is Continuing to Develop Their Global Shutter Technology

Image Sensors World reported two new sensors from Sony with global shutter the flyer of IMX428LLJ/LQJ and IMX420LLJ/LQJ. The IMX428LLJ allows for variable shutter speeds, while the IMX420LLJ is capable of capturing images at up to 200fps. I wonder what Sony’s next a9 will be capable of considering how quickly they are advancing global shutter technology.

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Additional Sony Camera Surfaces

We already knew about the WW 620081 here, but the WW 17377 is new from Nokishita. Let’s hope Sony has some additional announcements soon. Preferably an R camera… Sony WW 620081 Wi-Fi · Bluetooth installed WW 173777 Wi-Fi · Bluetooth installed Via Nokishita

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Additional Unannounced Sony Camera Surfaces

Sony registered another camera, which might be a compact camera. The other one was previously known here. Sony WW 361847 Wi-Fi · Bluetooth installed WW 620081 Wi-Fi · Bluetooth installed via Nokishita

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Unannounced Sony Camera Surfaces: Maybe the Sony a7III

Sony WW 361847 China MIIT (2017 DJ 0805 · registered February 15, 2017) Wi-Fi · Bluetooth installed Hopefully its the upcoming Sony a7III. Via Photorumors, Nokishita

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Sony FE 28-70mm f/2 lens patent

Sony filed a new patent in Japan for a 28-70mm f/2 lens:

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Patent for Monochrome Image Capture

Is Sony working on a monochrome A7 series camera like the Leica Monochrom, which is a highly regarded black & white camera. It is a very niche market to get into. Description, self-interpretation of the patent literature Patent Publication No. 2015-231052 Published 2015.12.21 Filing date 2014.6.3 Sony patents Monochrome image pickup device and a color […]

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