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Sony a7SII, a7RII to Have Uncompressed 14-Bit RAW, 8 New FE Lenses Coming

Breaking News: Sony Alpha Universe Magazine just announced that Sony will add uncompressed 14-Bit RAW on the new Sony a7SII and Sony a7RII (via firmware update), and later to many more cameras.

Another great news is that Sony will add an additional 8 new lenses to its FE full frame lineup by early 2016.

Sony Electronics, a worldwide leader in digital imaging and the world’s largest image sensor manufacturer, has today announced user selectable Compressed and Uncompressed 14-Bit RAW image capture will be featured in the new α7S II once it arrives in stores this October.

Additionally, they have announced plans to add user selectable compressed or uncompressed 14-Bit RAW still image capture via firmware update to additional cameras beginning with the recently introduced α7R II full-frame mirrorless model.

“The voice of our α community remains the most important guiding force of our product development plans,” said Neal Manowitz, Deputy Vice President for Digital Imaging at Sony Electronics. “The addition of Uncompressed 14-Bit RAW processing is a direct result of customer feedback. Widely requested by photo and video enthusiasts, we believe the choice of RAW processing types will further elevate the performance of these extraordinary cameras.”

The α7S II and α7R II are compatible with Sony’s growing lineup of α -mount lenses, which now totals 63 different models including 12 native ‘FE’ full frame lenses. By early 2016, Sony will add an additional 8 new lenses to its FE full frame lineup, bringing the FE total to 20 lenses and the overall α -mount assortment to over 70 different models.

Prime Lenses:

  • Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 (B&H)
  • Sony FE 28mm f/2 (Amazon | B&H)
  • Sony Distagon T* FE 35mm f/1.4 ZA (Amazon | B&H)
  • Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon T* (Amazon | B&H)
  • Sony Sonnar T* FE 35mm f/2.8 ZA (Amazon | B&H)
  • Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2 Planar T* (Amazon | B&H)
  • Sony Sonnar T* FE 55mm f/1.8 ZA (Amazon | B&H)
  • Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 (B&H)
  • Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS (Amazon | B&H)

Zoom Lenses:

  • Sony Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS (Amazon | B&H)
  • Sony Vario-Tessar T* FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS (Amazon | B&H)
  • Sony FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS (Amazon | B&H)
  • Sony FE PZ 28-135mm f/4 G OSS (Amazon | B&H)
  • Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS (Amazon | B&H)
  • Sony FE 70-200mm f/4.0 G OSS (Amazon | B&H)

Stay tuned for more info.

Read more: Up to $200 Off on Sony & Zeiss A and E-mount Lenses

Read more: Sony Alpha Rumors

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  • Peter Heuts

    …and now I await the A99ii soon :-)

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