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Sony Executive: Expects Canon and Nikon full frame mirrorless by this year

I’m sure this is quite worrying for Sony. Up to now they have had this particular niche market for themselves; now it seems that Sony’s expecting competition soon. DPReview interviewed  Sony’s Senior General Manager of the Digital Imaging Business Group, Kenji Tanaka who has this to say; Q: One of the reasons that companies like Sigma Read more..

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Sony Executive: Expects Canon and Nikon full frame mirrorless by this year

I’m sure this is quite worrying for Sony. Up to now they have had this particular niche market for themselves; now it seems that Sony’s expecting competition soon.

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Sony Executive: Expects Canon and Nikon full frame mirrorless by this year

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Sony executive predicts that Nikon will release a new full-frame mirrorless camera in the next 12 months

I am not sure if anyone will be surprised by this statement, but Dpreview reports that during their interview with Sony at the CP+, Kenji Tanaka (Sony Senior General Manager of the Digital Imaging Business Group) shared his personal opinion that Nikon will announce a new full-frame mirrorless camera in the next 12 months: “This is just my personal opinion, but I think that maybe by next year’s CP+ you’ll see full-frame mirrorless cameras from Canon and Nikon.

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Sony to no longer sell certain sensors to third party manufacturers?

Imaging Resource published their interview with Kenji Tanaka (Senior General Manager Digital Imaging Group, Sony Corp.) and it is their understanding that Sony will no longer provide third party manufacturers with some of their sensors/technologies: As you know well, our key driver is the image sensor, and we already invested a lot of money for the image sensor development. And the sensor is a custom [design, meaning that] only Sony can use these sensors, and our strength is our in-house technology. So I invested in that and we will keep investing in the in-house technology like image sensors.

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