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Return of the Megapixel Wars: Sony to Announce 46MP Full-Frame Camera in Q1 of 2015

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It looks like Canon isn’t the only one ready to re-start the dreaded Megapixel Wars with a high megapixel camera that has been all but confirmed to exist. Nope, fresh info from highly trusted sources claims that Sony will be jumping into the fray as well with a 46MP full-frame camera to be announced at the beginning of 2015.

The news is being reported by both Sony Alpha Rumors and Mirrorless Rumors. SAR is reporting with 80% confidence that a 46MP camera will arrive in either A or E-Mount in Q1 or 2015. MR goes a bit further by saying that it will ‘almost certainly’ be a full-frame E-Mount camera in the A7 series, adding that it will feature an advanced AF system like the one found in the Sony a6000.

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No further details are available just yet, but it looks like we’re in store for some interesting releases in 2015. Multi-layer sensors, high-megapixel cameras, larger sensor compacts… stay tuned and we’ll be sure to keep you updated on all of it as info becomes available (officially or otherwise).

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