After postponing the release of its SLT-A65 and NEX-7 cameras due to the massive flooding in Thailand, Sony has resumed production, according to DPReview. The company has moved the production lines from its affected Ayuthaya site — which makes headphones and lens kits, as well as the cameras in question — to an operational plant further south in Chonburi. The flooding has had enormous repercussions not just for Thailand's residents but for the consumer electronics industry as a whole, with hard drive prices and availability seeing an immediate impact, and Sony pointing to the disaster as one of the driving forces behind its projected $1.2 billion loss this year. The new cameras had originally been slated to ship this month, but even with the plant change, no new release dates have been given yet.
Sony resumes production of SLT and NEX cameras after flood-induced delay
Sony resumes production of SLT and NEX cameras after flood-induced delay/
After indefinitely postponing the release of its new SLT and NEX cameras due to the flooding in Thailand, Sony has resumed production.