DPInterface September 2008 News Archive

September 6th, 2008
Sony Alpha A700

Sony announced their new mid-range digital SLR today.

  • 12.2 effective megapixels (CCD sensor)
  • Sony Alpha/Minolta lens mount (1.5x crop factor)
  • CCD-shift image stabilization
  • Anti-dust and dust removal
  • NO live view here
  • 3 inch super high resolution LCD
  • 11-point AF
  • Weather sealing
  • Optical viewfinder with 95% frame coverage; 0.90X magnification
  • Maximum ISO 6400
  • Full manual controls with RAW mode and hotshoe
  • Shoots at 5 FPS till the memory card is full (JPEG) or 18 RAW
  • Dual memory card slot akes CF cards (Type I and II) and MS Duo cards
  • Uses NP-FM500H lithium-ion battery; takes up to 650 shots (CIPA Standard)
  • Available in October for $1400 (body only), $1500 (with 18-70 kit lens) and $1900 (with 16 - 105 lens)

September 6th
Sony Alpha A700

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