Sony A5/ A6: Everything we know so far

Sony A5/6: Everything we know so far
(Image credit: Sony / Mirrorless Rumors)

Sony has just registered a new camera in Taiwan – and sources are reporting that it could be called the Sony A5 or Sony A6. While Sony has some fantastic high-end full frame cameras, such as the Sony A7S III and Sony A7R IV, and some great APS-C cameras, such as the Sony A6400, there's been an affordable full-frame camera-shaped hole in Sony's line-up that's been missing for a while. 

This is where the Sony A5 (or Sony A6, as it could be called) is rumored to sit, likely competing with cameras such as the Canon EOS RP and the newly announced Nikon Z5

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With over a decade of photographic experience, Louise arms Digital Camera World with a wealth of knowledge on photographic technique and know-how – something at which she is so adept that she's delivered workshops for the likes of ITV and Sue Ryder. Louise also brings years of experience as both a web and print journalist, having served as features editor for Practical Photography magazine and contributing photography tutorials and camera analysis to titles including Digital Camera Magazine and  Digital Photographer. Louise currently shoots with the Fujifilm X-T200 and the Nikon D800, capturing self-portraits and still life images, and is DCW's ecommerce editor, meaning that she knows good camera, lens and laptop deals when she sees them.