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October 11, 2012

Sony Alpha A99 samples from Sony event

A couple of days ago, pre-production samples from the Sony RX1 and Panasonic GH3 were generating some buzz. Today it is the turn of the Sony Alpha A99, and these are production samples!

Sony Alpha A99 JPEG samples
+ 24 full size real-world samples at dpreview (intro)

+ real world samples at Imaging Resource + twitter-size first impressions

+ Alpha A99 and HVL-F60m flash for studio photography at ThePhoblographer

+ A99 studio sample and high ISO cityscape

Sony Event Report
+ report from the Sony event (RX1, A99, NEX-6) and bonus hotel review at Steve Huff Photo

Hotel Room Comparisons
+ one scene Sony A99 vs RX1 vs Canon 5D Mark III at ThePhoblographer

+ one-scene ISO comparison between Sony NEX-6 and Fuji X-Pro1 at The Phoblographer

Sony Alpha A99 for video
+ detailed report by Johnnie Behiri at EOS-HD
+ this was published on October 8, unrelated to the above Sony event

Sony A99 availability
The Sony Alpha A99 body only is currently in pre-order state with a starting price of $2800. Depending on whether you compare it to the prices of the Canon-5DMk3/Nikon-D800* or Canon-6D/Nikon-D600, this is higher or lower.

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