More news from Photokina confirming the advance of 24 x 36 mm format for not only stills but also cine. Sony is showing their new NEX-VG900 consumer camcorder with full-frame 24 x 36 mm 24 Megapixel sensor and E-mount (18 mm flange focal depth). It shoots full-frame, 24 megapixel still photos (including RAW) and AVCHD 24p – 60p video. The camera will sell for around $3,300.
I raced back to the ZEISS booth, where Richard Schleuning and Nicole Balle were wondering the same thing: would ZEISS Compact Prime CP.2 lenses with an interchangeable E-mount and full-frame coverage work on the Sony VG900? Yes it does, very nicely, no vignetting: