San Diego, CA—Sony Electronics announced user-selectable compressed and uncompressed 14-Bit RAW image capture will be featured in its new α7S II camera when it arrives in stores this October. Additionally, Sony will release user-selectable compressed or uncompressed 14-Bit RAW still image capture firmware updates for additional cameras, beginning with the 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, Digital Imaging, 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 line of α-mount lenses, which now totals 64, including 13 native FE full-frame lenses. By early 2016, Sony will add an eight more lenses to its FE full-frame lineup.
A variety of exclusive stories and content shot with the new α7S II and a7R II cameras plus other Sony α products can be found at alphauniverse.com, Sony’s new community site designed to educate, inspire and showcase fans and customers of the Sony α brand. sony.com