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Sony officially announces Alpha A900 DSLR

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Days after some photos of the A900 DSLR began hitting the Internet, Sony has gone ahead and made the camera official.

Features of the Alpha A900 will include:

  • 24.6 megapixel full frame CMOS sensor (dubbed “Exmor”)
  • Dual BIONZ Image Processing Engine
  • Intelligent Preview
  • 100% Viewfinder, 0.74x magnification
  • 3-inch, 921,000 dot Xtra Fine LCD
  • 9-point center dual-cross AF
  • 5 fps continuous shooting
  • SteadyShot Inside new image stabilization system
  • 13 image quality modes
  • HDMI output
  • Compatible with MS Duo, MS PRO Duo, MS PRO-HG Duo, and Compact Flash (Type I and II)

The camera will go on sale in November (pre-order to begin on September 10th) and be sold body only for $2,999.99.

To go with the A900 Sony has also announced a couple of new lenses that will be available beginning in January:

The wide-angle Vario Sonnar T (model number: SAL1635ZA):

  • 16 – 35mm F2.8
  • Carl Zeiss glass
  • Will sell for $1,800

The 5.7x super zoom SAL70400G :

  • 70 – 400mm f/4-5.6 G Series Lens
  • Will sell for $1,500

For more details check out the press release here.

[Via Photography Bay and PC Mag]

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