Sony in 2019: everything that happened, from the spellbinding to the surreal!

sony in 2019
(Image credit: Rod Lawton/Digital Camera World)

Sony has become one of the biggest camera makers in the market following the launch of its full frame mirrorless cameras in 2013, but 2018 saw some serious competition from Canon, Nikon and Panasonic. What would Sony do in 2019 to fight back?

Sony in 2019: Sony A6400

Sony launches a new APS-C camera in January 2019, and it's about time! (Image credit: Sony)

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Rod Lawton

Rod is an independent photography journalist and editor, and a long-standing Digital Camera World contributor, having previously worked as DCW's Group Reviews editor. Before that he has been technique editor on N-Photo, Head of Testing for the photography division and Camera Channel editor on TechRadar, as well as contributing to many other publications. He has been writing about photography technique, photo editing and digital cameras since they first appeared, and before that began his career writing about film photography. He has used and reviewed practically every interchangeable lens camera launched in the past 20 years, from entry-level DSLRs to medium format cameras, together with lenses, tripods, gimbals, light meters, camera bags and more. Rod has his own camera gear blog at but also writes about photo-editing applications and techniques at