Latest Sony camera news

Sony RX100 VI with 24-200mm lens will launch in July for £1,150
Sony RX100 VI with 24-200mm lens will launch in July for £1,150 By Maggie Tillman

Sony has updated its six-year-old series of RX100 cameras.The latest addition to the compact camera series is the RX100 VI, naturally, and it most notably... Read more

Sony's new A7 III is a "basic" mirrorless camera that's anything but
Sony's new A7 III is a "basic" mirrorless camera that's anything but By Max Langridge

Sony has announced the A7 III mirrorless cameras as successor to the three-year-old A7 II. It combines some of the best features of the A9 and A7R III... Read more

Sony A7R III packs full-frame 42.4MP sensor into a compact mirrorless body
Sony A7R III packs full-frame 42.4MP sensor into a compact mirrorless body By Rik Henderson

Sony has announced a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera that hits the spot for high resolution stills and video.The Sony A7R III has a 42.4-megapixel... Read more

Sony RX10 IV debuts with 'world's fastest' hybrid AF and 24fps bursts
Sony RX10 IV debuts with 'world's fastest' hybrid AF and 24fps bursts By Elyse Betters

Sony is in New York City, where it just announced another Cyber-shot RX10-branded camera.Called the RX10 IV, it packs the "world’s fastest" AF lock... Read more

Sony goes after GoPro with its own compact and waterproof RXO camera
Sony goes after GoPro with its own compact and waterproof RXO camera By Elyse Betters

Sony has a new action camera.But it's described as a new type of camera that "enables entirely new imaging possibilities". Dubbed the Sony RX0, it's supposed... Read more

Sony's new A9 is a vibration-free, super fast, full-frame 4K camera
Sony's new A9 is a vibration-free, super fast, full-frame 4K camera By Elyse Betters

Sony has a new full-frame camera, and it's pretty advanced.Professionals photographers will want to check out the new A9. It has a 24.2-megapixel, full-frame... Read more

Long awaited Sony A99 II now official, 4K video and 42.4MP sensor
Long awaited Sony A99 II now official, 4K video and 42.4MP sensor By Rik Henderson

Sony has finally announced a successor to the A99, more than three years since it released the flagship DSLR.The Sony A99 II is a powerhouse of an SLR,... Read more

Sony FDR-X3000R action cam offers OIS across all modes, including 4K and slow-mo
Sony FDR-X3000R action cam offers OIS across all modes, including 4K and slow-mo By Rik Henderson

Sony announced a top-of-the-range compact action camera during its IFA 2016 press conference and it is sure to become a favourite for serious extreme sports... Read more

How to shoot #food like a pro: Top tips for food photography
How to shoot #food like a pro: Top tips for food photography By Chris Hall

Taking photos of your food might be a cliché, but it has become almost as popular as taking photos of your own pouting face on social media.Instagram... Read more

Sony Cyber-shot RX10 III superzoom boasts 24-600mm zoom and 1-inch sensor size
Sony Cyber-shot RX10 III superzoom boasts 24-600mm zoom and 1-inch sensor size By Mike Lowe

It wasn't so long ago that Sony released the second-gen Cyber-shot RX10 - a camera, ultimately, similar to the original superzoom in that range. But it's... Read more

Sony A6300 shows what system cameras can do: 425-point autofocus, 4K video, 11fps burst and more
Sony A6300 shows what system cameras can do: 425-point autofocus, 4K video, 11fps burst and more By Mike Lowe

We've long been expecting a Sony Alpha A7000 to replace 2010's NEX-7, but Sony has other plans, instead announcing the A6300. But it doesn't scrimp on... Read more

These amazing pictures were taken using just Sony a7R II, RX10 II and RX100 IV cameras
These amazing pictures were taken using just Sony a7R II, RX10 II and RX100 IV cameras By Rik Henderson

To highlight the abilities of its camera sensors in low-light conditions, Sony armed professional photographer Mikael Buck with an a7R II compact system... Read more

Sony a68 A-mount camera with 4D focus unveiled
Sony a68 A-mount camera with 4D focus unveiled By Luke Edwards

Sony has taken the bubblewrap off its new a68 camera that features A-mount lenses and 4D Focus.No, 4D focus doesn't mean an ability to focus beyond time... Read more

Sony a7S II can record 4K video in ridiculously low levels of light, ISO up to 409,600
Sony a7S II can record 4K video in ridiculously low levels of light, ISO up to 409,600 By Rik Henderson

Sony has announced an S model in its latest a7 compact system camera line-up that is ultra-sensitive so is capable of shooting stills and video in very... Read more

Sony super-charges Cyber-shot with RX100 IV and RX10 II
Sony super-charges Cyber-shot with RX100 IV and RX10 II By Chris Hall

Sony has announced two updates to its high-end compacts, resulting the in the RX100 IV and the RX10 II. The two models expand on the pro features in a... Read more

Sony takes CSC to the next level with the a7R II: Back-illuminated full-frame sensor and 4K video
Sony takes CSC to the next level with the a7R II: Back-illuminated full-frame sensor and 4K video By Rik Henderson

Sony has upped its compact system camera game, announcing its first mirrorless model that comes with a back-illuminated 35mm full-frame sensor.The Sony... Read more

Whoa! Sony's X1000V Action Camera can take 4K video of all your gnarly stunts
Whoa! Sony's X1000V Action Camera can take 4K video of all your gnarly stunts By Elyse Betters

Sony is once again trying to take on GoPro. And it might just succeed this year, thanks to its new Action Cam FDR-X1000V.The company, which unveiled the... Read more

How to shoot a city at night with a compact camera: Antonio Olmos gives his 5 festive photography tips
How to shoot a city at night with a compact camera: Antonio Olmos gives his 5 festive photography tips By Rik Henderson

Renowned documentary photographer Antonio Olmos has a reputation for taking pictures of everyday life around the world, including in Afghanistan, Angola,... Read more

You won't believe these photos came from a camera you can fit in your pocket
You won't believe these photos came from a camera you can fit in your pocket By Luke Edwards

This weekend was the Mexican festival, the Day of the Dead. Sony sent documentary photographer Antonio Olmos out there to capture the event on its latest... Read more

Once again: What are Sony's lens-style cameras?
Once again: What are Sony's lens-style cameras? By Chris Hall

At IFA 2013, Sony launched the lens-style camera, a quirky photography device that's incredibly forward-looking.The lens-style camera makes perfect sense... Read more

Sony Action Cam Mini crams tough specs into a tiny body
Sony Action Cam Mini crams tough specs into a tiny body By Luke Edwards

Sony has announced its latest Action Cam Mini which, it says, is less than half the size of previous models.Despite taking a master class in dieting the... Read more

Sony announces QX1 and QX30 lens-style cameras, updates PlayMemories Mobile
Sony announces QX1 and QX30 lens-style cameras, updates PlayMemories Mobile By Chris Hall

Sony has announced two new updates to its lens-style cameras at IFA 2014 with the QX1 and QX30. Sony's lens-style cameras connect to your smartphone... Read more

Sony QX1 smartphone mount leak hints at interchangeable lenses, and is that an Xperia Z3 in shot?
Sony QX1 smartphone mount leak hints at interchangeable lenses, and is that an Xperia Z3 in shot? By Luke Edwards

Ahead of Sony's myriad expected announcements at IFA tomorrow a new QX1 E-mount lens system has leaked. And it looks like the Xperia Z3 is in the photos.The... Read more

How do you get women to take selfies with cameras instead of phones? Behold Sony's perfume bottle cam
How do you get women to take selfies with cameras instead of phones? Behold Sony's perfume bottle cam By Rik Henderson

To be filed in the "how to solve a problem that doesn't exist" category, Sony is about to launch a "selfie" camera that looks like a perfume bottle, presumably... Read more

Sony a5100 is the ‘world’s smallest interchangeable lens camera’
Sony a5100 is the ‘world’s smallest interchangeable lens camera’ By Luke Edwards

Sony has just unveiled its a5100 as "the world's smallest interchangeable lens camera".The Sony a5100 comes with a 24.3-megapixel APS-C sized Exmor CMOS... Read more

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 III adds built-in electronic viewfinder and wider-angle, faster lens to RX-line
Sony Cyber-shot RX100 III adds built-in electronic viewfinder and wider-angle, faster lens to RX-line By Mike Lowe

The Sony Cyber-shot RX100 III has been announced, boasting a new 24-70mm f/1.8-2.8 (equivalent) lens and new built-in electronic viewfinder. It arrives... Read more

Sony Alpha A7S: new 12-megapixel full-frame model capable of 4K video
Sony Alpha A7S: new 12-megapixel full-frame model capable of 4K video By Mike Lowe

Sony has unveiled a new addition to its full-frame compact system camera at the NAB show in Las Vegas: the Alpha A7S.It's a bold move as the A7S follows... Read more

Sony LifeLog camera will capture your life in images
Sony LifeLog camera will capture your life in images By Britta O'Boyle

Sony has announced a range of devices during its press conference at MWC in Barcelona, among which was a new concept to add to its wearable tech line-up... Read more

Sony announces compact Cyber-shots for every occasion: HX60V, WX350, WX220 and W800
Sony announces compact Cyber-shots for every occasion: HX60V, WX350, WX220 and W800 By Rik Henderson

Sony has announced a wave of new Cyber-shot compact cameras that offer a range of different features for all tastes.The DSC-HX60V is a 20.4-megapixel compact... Read more

Sony A6000 offers speed and control for compact system camera enthusiasts
Sony A6000 offers speed and control for compact system camera enthusiasts By Chris Hall

Sony has announced the Sony A6000, bringing advanced features to its newly named interchangeable lens camera system, formally known as NEX.The Sony A6000... Read more

Sony Cyber-shot H400 and HX400V cameras offer super zoom with DSLR-style controls
Sony Cyber-shot H400 and HX400V cameras offer super zoom with DSLR-style controls By Luke Edwards

Sony has just announced two new super zoom cameras in the Cyber-shot H400 and HX400V.The Cyber-shot H400 bridge camera has a DSLR-style body and packs... Read more

Sony launches six new Handycam models, CX900E carries the flag
Sony launches six new Handycam models, CX900E carries the flag By Chris Hall

Sony has refreshed its camcorder line-up with six new models announced at CES 2014 in Las Vegas.The flagship model is the CX900E, which comes with a 1-inch... Read more

Sony Action Cam AS100VR offers 50Mbps capture, live streaming
Sony Action Cam AS100VR offers 50Mbps capture, live streaming By Chris Hall

Sony has announced a new Action Cam at CES 2014 in Las Vegas. Known as the AS100VR, the new model offers everything you need to capture action on the move.The... Read more

Only Canon, Nikon, and Sony can fend off smartphone camera takeover, says report
Only Canon, Nikon, and Sony can fend off smartphone camera takeover, says report By Elyse Betters

The smartphone takeover is so crippling for camera manufacturers that only Nikon, Canon and Sony will survive, or at least that's what the latest report... Read more

Sony moves in to Pinewood Studios and talks to us about 4K production
Sony moves in to Pinewood Studios and talks to us about 4K production By Ian Morris

To see what's what in the world of motion picture production, we went along to Pinewood Studios to have a look at the facilities there, and to see what... Read more

Pro skier Julian Ball puts a Sony Action Cam to the test as he warms up for London's Freeze Festival
Pro skier Julian Ball puts a Sony Action Cam to the test as he warms up for London's Freeze Festival By Rik Henderson

London's Clapham Common plays host to the Freeze Festival from today, a ski and snowboard extravaganza that promises some outrageous professional stunts,... Read more

Sony reportedly planning NEX-7 successor for early 2014
Sony reportedly planning NEX-7 successor for early 2014 By Jake Smith

First announced in August 2011, Sony's NEX-7 mirrorless interchangeable camera is due for a refresh. Sony now ready to offer a successor to the NEX-7,... Read more

Sony Cyber-shot RX10 bridge camera offers DSLR-like creativity with a fixed lens
Sony Cyber-shot RX10 bridge camera offers DSLR-like creativity with a fixed lens By Luke Edwards

Sony has announced its latest bridge camera today, the Cyber-Shot RX10, which offers a powerful zoom lens and numerous DSLR-style options, minus the need... Read more

Camera360 app will support Sony QX10 and QX100 lens-style cameras
Camera360 app will support Sony QX10 and QX100 lens-style cameras By Chris Hall

Camera360 has announced that it is working on bringing support for the new Sony lens-cameras, the QX10 and QX100, claiming it will be the first app to... Read more

Sony releases Camera Remote API, opening the door to third-party camera apps
Sony releases Camera Remote API, opening the door to third-party camera apps By Chris Hall

In the mix at IFA 2013 Sony announced that it's releasing the Camera Remote API for Sony cameras to developers, meaning more apps could offer remote control... Read more

Sony caters to the budding musician: HDR-MV1 Music Video Recorder announced
Sony caters to the budding musician: HDR-MV1 Music Video Recorder announced By Jake Smith

Sony took the wraps off its new camcorder aimed specifically at musicians, from the stage at IFA 2013. The HDR-MV1 Music Video Recorder allows artists... Read more

Sony Handycam FDR-AX1 shoots 4K video for $4.5K, lands in October
Sony Handycam FDR-AX1 shoots 4K video for $4.5K, lands in October By Elyse Betters

Sony has just shown off its prosumer-geared 4K video camcorder at IFA in Berlin, and it's called the Sony Handycam FDR-AX1.Let's just get this out of the... Read more

Sony Action Cam updated, smaller, lighter and now with wristwatch remote
Sony Action Cam updated, smaller, lighter and now with wristwatch remote By Stuart Miles

Sony has updated its Action Cam, announcing a new version of the camera that takes on GoPro at this year's IFA in Berlin.The new model uses the company's... Read more

Sony QX10 and QX100 lens-style cameras focus on quality smartphone pictures
Sony QX10 and QX100 lens-style cameras focus on quality smartphone pictures By Chris Hall

Sony wants to change smartphone photography with the launch of its new lens accessories for smartphones, the QX10 and QX100 lens-style cameras, announced... Read more

Sony QX10 and QX100 available for pre-order on Amazon, ahead of IFA launch
Sony QX10 and QX100 available for pre-order on Amazon, ahead of IFA launch By Stuart Miles

Amazon has spilled the beans on two new camera lenses, the QX10 and the QX100, about to be announced at IFA, the German technology show.According to the... Read more

Sony A3000 E-mount camera shoots for the entry-level in DSLR style
Sony A3000 E-mount camera shoots for the entry-level in DSLR style By Chris Hall

Sony has announced the Sony A3000, a new entry-level model of compact system camera. That's right - the Alpha name is venturing into CSC territory.The... Read more

Sony NEX-5T adds NFC, sticks to tried and tested formula
Sony NEX-5T adds NFC, sticks to tried and tested formula By Chris Hall

Sony has announced the NEX-5T, the latest model to slot in the middle of the NEX line-up, building on the NEX-5R before it.The big addition to this compact... Read more

Sony ILC-3000 rumoured for launch, new system cameras inbound
Sony ILC-3000 rumoured for launch, new system cameras inbound By Chris Hall

Sony is reported to be lining up a new interchangeable lens camera, based on the E-mount system, which could launch as soon as 27 August.The new camera... Read more

Sony working on smartphone lens that comes with own sensor, battery, NFC and Wi-Fi
Sony working on smartphone lens that comes with own sensor, battery, NFC and Wi-Fi By Stuart Miles

Sony is supposedly set to launch a "lens-camera" device that can be connected to a smartphone so users can benefit from the screen and connectivity options... Read more

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II: Mark II adds hotshoe, tilt-angle LCD and Exmor R sensor
Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II: Mark II adds hotshoe, tilt-angle LCD and Exmor R sensor By Mike Lowe

Sony has unveiled the Cyber-shot RX100 II, the next in line to its original 1-inch sensor Cyber-shot RX100 camera.Similar to the original model, the RX100... Read more

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