Sony Alpha 99: A dream

PhotoRumors has just produced a set of features for a future Alpha 99 (or A99). Obviously, this looks like a dream camera, but it is probably only this as they accept (not even rating its credibility).

  • Translucent mirror
  • 36.9 Megapixel 3MOS Exmor sensor
  • (No Bayer filter)
  • ISO 100-102400 extendable to 204800 and 409600
  • 12 frames per second
  • No infrared or anti-alias filters
  • Digital infrared filtering with three modes NO IR,WITH IR,ONLY IR
  • In camera moire remove
  • 89 cross-type points AF
  • Metering direct from sensor
  • 60/1-1/24000sec, time, bulb shutter (focal plane)
  • Flash synchronization up to 1/500sec and high-speed sync up to 1/24000sec
  • Built-In GPS and Wi-Fi plus Thunderbolt
  • Two CompactFlash card slots
  • Price around €3000

The author did not even take time to copy this information to their other web site ; It says it all…