You possibly can preorder the brand new Sony 24mm f/1.four GM lens in Europe....

European readers can preorder the new 24mm f/1.4 GM lens at Calumet Germany and WexUK. USA preorders will open soon at Bhphoto, Amazon, FocusCamera and Adorama.

UPDATE: On paper Panasonic simply launched the (nearly) good Sony A7 digicam!

Well folks, it’s not Canon nor Nikon, but it’s Panasonic that really went all-in with the features of their new S1R and S1 Full Frame L-mount camera. L-rumors.com shared these images and specs and Panasonic did everything right:

Wild rumors: Samsung would possibly battle Sony with new APS-C and FF sensors

If you believe what’s reported on Korean forums like Clien.net and SLRclub things will start to get very interesting soon. Samsung is rumored to have partnered with Fuji and Ricoh-Pentax to deliver them new APS-C and FF sensors. These sensors would support H. 265 codec and cost 30% less than what you have to pay for equivalent Sony sensors.

Sony 24mm f/1.four GM preorders now open within the USA and Europe

You can finally preorder the new Sony 24mm f/1.4 GM at Bhphoto. Adorama. Amazon USA. BuyDig. FocusCamera. Calumet Germany. WexUK. P.S.: The Sony A7III is now in Stock at Adorama (Click here).

Fuji proclaims the brand new medium format digital camera with Sony 100MP sensor!

Image by DPreviewFuji announced a new GFX-100 medium format camera with 4k30p, phase detection AF, IBIS  (world’s first on a MF camera). And it uses the brand new 100 Megapixel Sony sensor. At the same time they also announced world’s cheapest MF camera the GFX-50R (a full coverage can be seen at Fujirumors).

(SR4) Is that this the primary leaked picture of the brand new 24mm f/1.four...

A readers spotted this image of a 24mm f/1.4 GM lens from one of the journalists present at the Sony event. Looks like it’s the real thing!

(SR5) Full leaked specs of the brand new Sigma 28mm f/1.4, 40mm f/1.4, 70-200mm...

Sigma 56mm f/1.4 DC APS-C E-mount lensHere you have the leaked specs of the upcoming five new Sigma lenses. And we have some bad news. The zooms will NOT be available for E-mount right from the start. Remember that Sigma said it would take more time for them to adapt zoom lenses on E-mount because of the more complex autofocus algorithm:

Sony proclaims it is going to launch twelve extra E-mount lenses…quickly

Sony Photokina press conference is over and as Sony said this was a strategy meeting. So our rumors were spot on and as expected there were no new products. I think this is the first time ever Sony does not directly announce anything at Photokina (the 24mm GM lens was announced last week).