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Photos of the Rumored Sony a6000 Leaked Online, Announcement Expected Tonight

If rumors are true, Sony's a6000 -- the replacement for the NEX-6 and 7 cameras -- will arrive tonight around 11pm Easter Standard Time. Of course, that didn't stop the rumor mill from getting some info ahead of time, so if you want to see some specs and a few pictures, read on. Otherwise check back later tonight.

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.

Details Emerging About Sony’s Upcoming Full Frame Mirrorless Camera

We reported in December 2012 that Sony was planning to unleash a full frame mirrorless within a year. We're about halfway to that one year mark now, and as Sony gets ready to unveil its latest creation, new details are starting to emerge that paint a clearer picture of the revolutionary camera we'll be seeing.

Carl Zeiss Glass Coming to Fujifilm X and Sony NEX Cameras. Here’s a Peek

Carl Zeiss' legendary glass is coming to Fuji X and Sony E mount cameras. If you have an X series or NEX mirrorless camera, you'll soon be able to purchase a 12mm f/2.8, a 32mm f/1.8, or a 50mm f/2.8 macro. In 35mm terms, these lenses are equivalent to 18mm, 48mm, and 75mm lenses, respectively. Here's a sneak peek at what will soon be arriving for your system.

Sony NEX-3N Mirrorless Camera and A58 SLT Become Official

After having their photos and some specs leaked this past weekend, the Sony NEX-3N and A58 finally became real today through an official announcement by Sony. The new mirrorless and pellicle mirror cameras were unveiled alongside a set of new lenses, and offer some pretty standard upgrades to current models.

First Sony NEX-3N Photo Leaks, Shows an Electronic Zoom Dial

Look what we have here -- it's the first leaked photograph of the upcoming Sony NEX-3N mirrorless camera. The leaked photo, first published by sonyalpharumors, shows a camera that may be arriving sometime over the next couple of months alongside an (also rumored) Playstation 4.

The camera will reportedly feature the same 16-megapixel sensor as the current Sony NEX-F3, but with one major difference: an electronic zoom dial.

Sony Unveils Two New NEX Lenses, Full Frame Glass and Camera Coming Soon?

There's some new activity in the world of Sony NEX mirrorless cameras and E-mount lenses -- both new product launches and rumors of soon-to-arrive gear.

Earlier this week, the company announced two new E-mount lenses: a 20mm f/2.8 pancake lens and a 18-200mm f/3.5-f/6.3 "Power Zoom" lens that has features designed for video recording.

Disruptive: Sony to Launch a Full Frame Mirrorless NEX In One Year

Sony is taking full frame sensors very seriously. A few months ago the company launched the RX1, bringing full frame sensors to fixed-lens compact cameras. Around the same time, a rumor emerged that Sony is working on bringing the same sensor size to its NEX mirrorless cameras. It now looks like a full frame NEX is indeed on the way, to be announced in roughly one year.

PlayMemories Teaser Site Offers Glimpse into What Sony Camera Apps Will Be Like

We're in the year of the camera's app. Not the camera app, which you use on your phone, but the camera's app, which is found on your camera. A boatload of new cameras this year will have Internet connectivity and app support built right in, giving photographers access to all kinds of custom features and functions that weren't easily available in the old age of cameras.

While Android is one of the big operating systems manufacturers have gravitated towards, Sony has decided to go the Sony way and make its system proprietary. Instead of running Android, the Sony NEX-5R and the NEX-6 will offer apps through the PlayMemories ecosystem.

Sony NEX-5R and NEX-6 Photos Leaked, Both Cameras Reportedly Web-Ready

Sony's upcoming NEX-5R and NEX-6 cameras will look very much like... previous NEX cameras. Product shots and manufacturing photos of the two cameras have leaked onto the web through sonyalpharumors and digicam-info. The NEX-5R will look nearly identical to the popular NEX-5N (yes, that camera with that was plagued with a mysterious clicking noise for a time) and has a flip screen LCD on the back. SAR reports that it will have a 16MP APS-C sensor, phase detection AF, Wi-Fi connectivity, app support, Internet browsing, and a price of $700 with an included kit lens.

Sony Rumored to be Working on a Full Frame Mirrorless NEX Camera

Mirrorless cameras are designed to offer DSLR-esque sensors inside smaller form-factor bodies, but so far the only company offering full frame mirrorless cameras has been Leica with its M line of rangefinders. That may soon change. sonyalpharumors is reporting with certainty that Sony is working on putting a full frame sensor in a NEX mirrorless camera.

Upcoming Sony NEX-6 Will Reportedly Have Wi-Fi, Internet, and Apps

It looks like the digital camera industry is moving quickly towards building mobile operating systems into its products.

Yesterday we reported that a soon-to-arrive Nikon camera will be powered by Android, and today rumors have emerged that Sony will be offering something similar in its NEX line of mirrorless cameras.

Undressing a Sony NEX Camera

I have to say I have one of the better jobs on the planet, at least for a photography gear-head. The part I like best — well, really there’s a lot of parts I like best — but one fun part is that my job description includes: Take things apart. See how they work. Learn how to fix them.