Phase One breaks the first Sony News for 2016 announcing the Phase One IQ3 with the World’s First 100mp Sony CMOS Fullframe Medium Format Sensor in advance of Sony’s CES 2016 Press Conference on Tuesday January 5th at 5pm PST/8pm EST. I’m in Vegas for CES all week, so be sure to stay tuned for more Sony News!
100MP Full Frame Medium Format Sony CMOS Sensor
The flexibility of CMOS meets the dynamic beauty of the Full Frame. We were the first to offer Full Frame Medium Format CCD systems and now weâ€™re proud to be the first to offer a Full Frame Medium Format CMOS solution. Fast and fluid Live View, extensive ISO flexibility, no focus masks, no lens crops, just pure edge to edge sensor performance.
True 16-bit color performance has been a milestone of Phase One’s dedication to quality imaging since our first single shot solution. A long standing staple of our CCD systems, we’re proud to introduce true 16-bit pixels to CMOS technology, ensuring color accuracy and imaging excellence starts at the moment of capture.
15-Stop Dynamic Range
Offering the highest Dynamic Range of any Medium Format system, the XF 100MP Camera System is another huge step forward in imaging. Capturing detail from the darkest shadows to the the brightest highlights, the extensive Dynamic Range is sure to exceed your expectations.
Clean ISO 50-12800
With a low base ISO of 50, CMOS technology offers clean noise handling up to ISO 12,800 for a system as flexible as it is powerful.
Exposure times ranging from 1/4000th of a second to 60 minute exposures while still retaining the 1/1600th flash sync speed when used with Phase One leaf shutter lenses.
Pricing & Availability
The Phase One IQ3 100MP digital back is priced at $43,990 including a 5 year Phase One warranty and available later this month in the USA from Capture Integration.
Source: Phase One