Could the Sony a99 Be the D800 We Really Wanted?
After having worked extensively now with the Nikon D800, I can attest that it’s a damn fine camera. Incredibly sharp at 100 ISO, nice big files that can stretch endlessly… But it’s still slow. New rumors, however, indicate that Sony’s re-entry into the full-frame market could see the introduction of the camera that we all really expected from Nikon back in January…
A 24MP, full-frame sensor, 10fps, ISO performance from 100-25,600, and an astonishing 102 AF points for a cool $2800 sounds like Sony might bring itself back from the dead. And get this: we could see 1080p at 60fps! Finally!
Other features include 14bit RAW output, a 2.3-million-pixel OLED viewfinder, SD + SD/MS dual card slots, HDMI output, and Sony’s own translucent mirror technology. Is this the camera we’ve all been waiting for?