Global shutter M-mount camera announced with eye-opening smartphone “hotlink”

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This new French camera has a few very noteworthy ideas behind it.

First of all, it does away with a mechanical shutter to bring the cost down and instead has a global shutter CMOS sensor. Global shutter of course avoids the kind of distortion and banding you get from a rolling shutter. It has the advantage of being completely silent compared to an electronic shutter.

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Sony 31MP APS-C sensor with GLOBAL SHUTTER might be coming to A6700

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Sony has been listening to the feedback surrounding the A6300 and A6500, which had quite a severe rolling shutter (30ms+) in 4K.

They have just announced a new high resolution 31MP (over 6K) APS-C / Super 35mm sensor with a global shutter.

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First Sony A7R II user experiences – global shutter and native ISO 800?

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The Adorama Fair on the 14th June provided a hands-on with the Sony A7R II according to user reports.

I haven’t verified the claims so take this news with a pinch of salt for now, but with or without salt the A7R II is looking very tasty indeed.

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Canon hint at mirrorless future “global shutter makes sense”

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Canon are finally on the move. They have given the strongest hints yet that they see mirrorless as the future and have several mock-up designs in the lab.

This is great news for video. How long before DSLRs are phased out?

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