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Sony a290, a390 and a850 DSLR cameras to be discontinued

Sony will officially discontinue the full frame a850 camera this summer, two years after its official announcement. Back in May B&H already listed the camera as discontinued. AP claims that the reason for the a850 departure is “because the 24.6MP camera is too similar in specification and price to the flagship Alpha 900 model”. Interestingly enough, the Sony […]

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Sony announced the a290 & a390 DSLRs

Today Sony announced the long rumored α290 and α390 DSLR cameras – both are considered entry level with 14.2MP sensors and no video. Full press release and detailed specs comparison after the break:

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Sony α290 and α390 appeared in a Swedish photo magazine

Sony α290 and α390 made an appearance in a Swedish photo magazine: An article with pictures and a few specs about the new Sony A290 and A390 appeared today in a Swedish photo magazine, “Digitalfoto för Alla” #9 (possibly published one tay early?) The much criticized grip of the A230/A330/A380 series is gone, and replaced […]

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Sony a290 and a390 kits listed on Belgian site

The announcement of the new Sony a290 and a390 DSLRs should be very soon – the different kits are already listed on a Belgian website: Source

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Sony a290 shows up in Vietnam

I just got back from the space shuttle launch in Cape Canaveral and have to catch up on the latest rumors. If you lived under a rock today, I will be happy to present you the new Sony a290 that showed up in Vietnam (rumored few days ago): Specs: APS-C 14 MP CCD sensor BIONZ image processor […]

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