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November 04, 2012

Cameraholic Digest: Sony edition: A99, NEX-6, NEX-5R, NEX-7, RX100, HX200v, etc

And now we start catching up with things Cameraholic Digest style. Since there is so much to cover, we will break it down by manufacturer this time around... For previous episodes, check the Cameraholic Digest archives... For previous updates on Sony TNG cameras, check our previous Sony-centric round-up...

Sony RX-series
+ RX100 review at Camera Labs and Photography Bay
+ RX100 software corrected barrel distortion revisited now at Serious Compacts
+ RX100 records Sandy in NYC by Mike Kobal
+ RX100 gets picked as one of the 50 Best Inventions of the year by Time magazine [assuming Time magazine is still relevant]
+ RX100: completed reviews
+ RX100 remains in-stock at its opening price of $650

Sony Alpha A99
+ Alpha A99 ISO comparison vs Nikon D600 at Focus Numerique
+ Alpha A99 hands-on with video function in mind at Quesabesde and also A99 vs Nikon D600
+ Alpha A99 performance at DSLR Magazine (computer-translated)
+ Alpha A99 and 50mm f1.4 giveaway at SLR Lounge (like 3 pages on Facebook and enter email address)
+ Alpha A99 in-stock and shipping for $2800 and eligible for 2% Rewards that will be emailed to you automatically (2% of $2800 = $56)

Sony Mirrorlessness
+ NEX-6 ISO-range color-chart samples at ePhotozine [NEX-6 remains in pre-order state]
+ NEX-5R reviews at Engadget and WDC? [NEX-5R is in-stock]
+ NEX-7 final review at Visual Science Lab
+ NEX-7 review at Admiring the Light
+ NEX-7 vs Nikon D600 comparison crops at Sound Image Plus
+ NEX-7 hosts Voigtlander 90mm f3.5 Apo-Lunther at Sound Image Plus
+ NEX-7 as a travel camera and at a commercial shoot and adding a second NEX-7 at Visual Science Lab
+ NEX-FS700 first impressions at Mike Kobal
+ NEX-7 currently goes for $1100 in body only and $1250 with the 18-55mm lens

Sony Fixed Lens Cameras without RAW
+ HX200v superzoom at Trusted Reviews and Digital Camera Info

Sony Reviews Reference Guide
+ Cameras: Sony (the ones we track) or Sony NEX cameras or Sony Alpha DSLRs
+ Lenses: Sony Lenses (all) or E-Mount NEX lenses or Alpha SLR lenses

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