Sony Alpha a7 II Announced in Japan

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Sony Japan has officially announced the Alpha a7 II (ILCE-7M2) full frame mirrorless camera. It features 5 axis in-body stabilization.

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70D, 7D Mark II, EOS 3D, D4X, NEX-9 predictions from Nippon Magazine

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A Japanese magazine Nippon has posted their predictions for cameras to be released in 2013. The list falls in line with most things we’ve heard, except for the last camera mentioned.

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2012 DSLR and Mirrorless sales rank in Japan

Here is a list of top selling DLSRs and Mirrorless Cameras in Japan.

Top 20 DSLR Camera sales in Japan 2012 

Rank Manufacturer DSLR Number of pixels 
(megapixel)
image sensor 
size
share (%)
1 Canon EOS Rebel T3i 1800 APS-C 22.3
2 Nikon D5100 1620 APS-C 11.9
3 Nikon D3100 1420 APS-C 10.5
4 Canon EOS 60D 1800 APS-C 8.2
5 Nikon D7000 1620 APS-C 6.6
6 Canon EOS Rebel T2i 1800 APS-C 5.0
7 Canon EOS Rebel T4i 1800 APS-C 4.8
8 Canon EOS 7D 1800 APS-C 4.3
9 Sony α65 2430 APS-C 4.2
10 Canon EOS Rebel T3 1220 APS-C 3.7
11 Nikon D3200 2416 APS-C 2.3
12 Canon EOS 5D Mark II 2110 Full size 2.1
13 Pentax Ricoh K-30 1628 APS-C 2.0
14 Pentax Ricoh K-5 1628 APS-C 1.8
15 Canon EOS 5D Mark III 2230 Full size 1.8
16 Nikon D800 3630 Full size 1.6
17 Sony α57 1610 APS-C 1.1
18 Sony α77 2430 APS-C 0.8
19 Pentax Ricoh Kr 1240 APS-C 0.7
20 Nikon D600 2426 Full size 0.7

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