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Sony UK: There Are No A-Mount Cameras Planned

Sony's A-mount system has seen its activity slowed to a halt as of late while the company continues to launch new E-mount cameras such as the a7R II and a7S II. There were two A-mount lenses refreshed back in April, but the last A-mount camera announced was the Sony a77 II way back in May 2014 -- an eternity as far as camera refresh cycles go.

Now speculation about the death of the A-mount is being rekindled after Sony UK made public statements saying that there are "no A-mounts planned."

WikiLeaks’ Sony Docs: A7r II, A6000 II, and RX Cameras Coming. A-Mount Left to Die?

WikiLeaks has just published a massive collection of emails and documents that were leaked through the 2014 Sony hack. Among the documents was a product and service launch calendar that mentions new cameras Sony is (or was) planning to launch in the first part of this year.

If the calendar is still accurate, then Sony will soon be announcing new cameras in the A7r, A6000, and RX lines.

Rumor: Sony Set to Unveil Faster APS-C Camera Next Week

If recent rumors are to be trusted, Sony is getting ready to continue its assault on all ends of the mirrorless market with the announcement next week of a successor to the mid-line NEX-6 and NEX-7 models -- among other potential announcements.

Rumor: Sony May Introduce Eye-Tracking Autofocus Next Year

Want to focus your camera simply by looking at a particular area of the viewfinder? If you're a Sony shooter, you might be enjoying that feature as early as next year. The company is reportedly working on building Eye Tracking autofocus into its cameras, with the initial version arriving in a flagship camera sometime in 2014.