Digital Camera Resource Page are reporting that the Sony NEX-7 will begin shipping in small quantities for those who have pre-ordered. They quote the following statement from Sony USA.
Sony USA is happy to announce that limited quantities of the new NEX-7 camera will begin shipping to pre-order customers this month. Overall production capacity remains restrained as a result of the recent floods in Thailand, but we’ve made significant progress recovering our manufacturing capabilities and supply chain. We’re continuing to aggressively pursue all efforts to restore full production capability of the NEX-7 and other affected models.