Sony A7 III now shipping, HVL-F60RM flashgun delayed

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Retailers are now shipping the Sony A7 III, but the HVL-F60RM flashgun release date will be delayed until May 25, according to Sony.

The Sony A7 III has begun shipping today in the UK, and other retailers around the world have said stock is arriving soon. Amazon UK lists the new full-frame mirrorless camera as shipping today, April 11.

Adorama in the United States says it is receiving stock within the next few days.

Meanwhile, Sony Japan has posted a statement on its website announcing that the originally scheduled April 13 release date for the HVL-F60RM flashgun announced in February, will now be pushed back to May 25.

The FA-EBA 1 external battery adapter and FA-RG 1 rain guard will also be delayed until the same date. The statement reads (via translation):

Thank you very much for your patronage of Sony products.

Regarding the subject, the release date on February 27 (Tuesday) press release “April 13, 2018 (Friday)” for the digital single-lens camera α flash “HVL-F60RM” regarding production We will postpone the release according to circumstances. Also, along with that, we will postpone the release of the external battery adapter “FA – EBA 1” for flash and the rain guard “FA – RG 1”.

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause to you.

Via Sony Addict