New Sony 247-megapixel sensor. Is Sony making a medium-format camera?

Sony has announced a 247-megapixel medium-format sensor named IMX811-AAQR, sparking plenty of rumors and debate.

Sony’s announcement has caused quite a stir with many hoping to see a Sony medium format camera. With 247 effective megapixels producing a groundbreaking resolution of 19,200 x 12,800 (3:2), it would certainly top the list of the highest-resolution cameras, however, the truth might not be as exciting.