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Sony Imaging PRO Support Programme Will Offer Support & Service (No Membership Fee) for Certain Professional Photographers in the UK in September 2016

Sony recently announced its Imaging PRO Support programme will expand to include the UK.

  • The programme is scheduled to start in the UK (United Kingdom) in September 2016.
  • There’s no membership fee for the service that’s offered to professional photographers[i] who own at least two Sony α camera bodies and three Sony α lenses from the qualifying list detailed beneath.

PRESS RELEASE

Sony Bring Imaging PRO Support Programme to the UK

Apr 21, 2016 09:00 GMT

Offers Premium Support and Service to Professional Photographers in the UK

Sony today announced the expansion of its Imaging PRO Support programme to include the UK. The programme is scheduled to start in the UK in September 2016 and continues to gain momentum as an increasing amount of professional photographers are switching to Sony cameras.

Imaging PRO Support offers advice and help to members including a dedicated telephone help desk offering professional photographers support in using their α camera equipment. There’s a free collection and return service for units requiring repairs, plus a free back-up loan unit to keep professional photographers up and running. In addition, members can benefit from a free twice-yearly image sensor cleaning service with filter glass replacement if necessary and firmware check-up to keep their cameras in top condition.

There’s no membership fee for the service that’s offered to professional photographers[i] who own at least two Sony α camera bodies and three Sony α lenses from the qualifying list detailed beneath.

The Sony Imaging PRO support programme is now live in Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and the United States. Rollout in other European countries is currently under consideration.

Qualifying Camera’s and Lenses

Camera Bodies Group ‘A’

A: SLT-A99(V)
SLT-A77(V)
ILCA-77M2
ILCE-7R
ILCE-7RM2
ILCE-7S
ILCE-7SM2
DSC-RX1
DSC-RX1R
DSC-RX1RM2

Camera Bodies Group ‘B’

B: ILCE-7
ILCE-7M2
NEX-7

α A-mount lenses:

SAL100M28
SAL135F18Z
SAL135F28
SAL1635Z
SAL1635Z2
SAL1680Z
SAL16F28
SAL2470Z
SAL2470Z2
SAL24F20Z
SAL300F28G
SAL300F28G2
SAL35F14G
SAL500F40G
SAL50F14Z
SAL70200G
SAL70200G2
SAL70300G
SAL70300G2
SAL70400G
SAL70400G2
SAL85F14Z

α E-mount

SEL1670Z
SEL2470Z
SEL24F18Z
SEL35F28Z
SEL55F18Z
SEL70200G
SELP18105G
SEL1635Z
SELP28135G
SEL35F14Z
SEL90F28G
SEL85F14GM
SEL2470GM
SEL70200GM
SEL70300G

For more information, please contact your local PR manager or:
David Edwards, Corporate Communications, Sony Europe
+44 (0)1932 817022 / david.edwards@eu.sony.com

[i] The programme is designed for professional photographers and as such, applicants will need to provide proof of their revenue stream generated from their photography work. Sony reserves the right to judge individual cases on their merits.

Sony Corporation is a leading manufacturer of audio, video, imaging, game, communications, key device and information technology products for the consumer and professional markets. With its music, pictures, computer entertainment and online businesses, Sony is uniquely positioned to be the leading electronics and entertainment company in the world. Sony recorded consolidated annual sales of approximately $68 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015. Sony Global Web Site: http://www.sony.net/

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