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Sony officially announces Alpha A900 DSLR


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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