A Chinese tester NTIMAGE has recently posted two video reviews about the new announced Sony Alpha a7RII (Amazon, B&H Photo Video, Adorama, Best Buy). They tested the auto focus speed of Sony Alpha a7RII with Sony FE 70-200, A-mount 70-200 f/2.8, EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM lenses. They also tried the leaked Nikon F-mount to Sony E-mount lens adapter on Sony a7RII, and confirmed this adapter will be announced soon.
dpreview made an interview with Sony’s Kimio Maki, Senior General Manager of the Digital Imaging Business Group. They talked about great features and advantages of the recently announced Sony Alpha a7RII (Amazon | B&H | Adorama ), RX10 II (Amazon | B&H | Adorama), RX100 IV (Amazon | B&H | Adorama).
Chad Wadsworth has a chance to tested the new announced Batis 25mm f/2 lens (B&H | Adorama), Batis 85mm f/1.8 lens (B&H | Adorama). The Zeiss Batis lenses haven’t released yet, it will be in stock in July. Similar as diglloyd’s review, Chad Wadsworth also said Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 lens (B&H | Adorama) is a must buy lens for Sony FF shooters.
Sony today has announced two new A-mount lenses: Sony Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* 24-70mm f/2.8 ZA SSM II (SAL2470Z2) Lens and Sony Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* 16-35mm f/2.8 ZA SSM II (SAL1635Z2) Lens. According to Sony, both feature an improved Zeiss T* coating to further reduce ghosting, 4x faster AF tracking performance and a super sonic wave motor. Both lenses are also dust and moisture resistant, plus Sony says significant improvements have been made in the image quality of both lenses.
It is confirmed that Sony will make a new products announcement on April 23. On that day, Sony will announce a new RX camera and a new A-mount camera, while E-mount mirrorless cameras will coming in May.
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