Category Archives: Patents

Sony Sensor Updates Their CMOS Image Sensors for Consumer Cameras With New APS-C and Full Frame Offerings

Sony semiconductors updated their CMOS Image Sensors for Consumer Cameras and it now likely shows the sensor inside the Fujifilm X-T3, but it also might show a future Sony mirrorless sensor the IMX271. While it’s not a BSI sensor it does allow for a faster readout than the IMX571 insides the Fujifilm X-T3. Sony’s next […]

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Sony DSC-WX800 Registered

Sony registered the Sony DSC-WX800 in Korea after registering the Sony DSC-WX700. It looks like Sony is registering a few compact cameras. via rra.go.k

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Sony APS-C Global Shutter Sensor Are Coming

Image Sensor World spotted 6 new global shutter sensors on Sony’s website. The IMX367LLA, IMX342LQA, IMX392LQR, IMX305LQR, IMX304LLR/LQR, and IMX267LLR/LQR are very interesting and range from 2.35MP 1/2.3-inch IMX392LLR/LQR to 31.5MP APS-C IMX342LLA/LQA. The IMX342LQA could easily go in a camera like the Sony a6700 or a7000 and cause disruption in the APS-C Market. As exciting […]

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Sony DSC-WX700 Registered

Nokishita noticed a new camera registered by Sony. This is most likely the camera being announced on the 14th.

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Sony 32MP APS-C IMX342LQA Sensor Leaked

Sony sensor documents were leaked on weibo that look legitimate, but might be used for industrial applications only. This new APS-C chip is certainly an impressive one and it wouldn’t be the first time Sony mislabeled a chip in documents to throw off patent snoops. The STARVIS chip inside the Panasonic GH5S was “miss labeled” but discovered early. So […]

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Sony Camera WW 213188 Registered Without Bluetooth

Sony registered WW 213188 so there might be another camera coming on top of the Sony a6700 and Sony a7SIII. It might be an advanced pocket camera, but not a Sony RX10V. All of Sony’s advanced cameras have Bluetooth already so it wouldn’t make sense to remove Bluetooth from the future Sony a6700, a7SIII, or RX10V. The […]

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