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Sony a33 listed as discontinued in Japan

Sony a33 camera is listed as discontinued on Sony’s website in Japan. The camera was announced back in August 2010. It seems that the latest Sony cameras have a life cycle of less than 12 months. The Sony NEX 3 mirrorless camera was also listed as discontinued back in February, 2011 (announced in May, 2010).

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Sony A55 and A33 translucent mirror cameras can overheat during video recording, in some cases after 6 minutes

Sony Japan has issues a statement that their latest Alpha 33 and  Alpha 55 translucent mirror cameras can overheat during video recording, in some conditions even after 6 minutes: Yesterday Sony announced that they will be outsourcing their image sensors to Fujitsu. Not sure if both news are related.

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Sony Alpha33, Alpha55, Alpha 560 and Alpha580 announced

Sony Alpha33, Alpha55, Alpha 560 and Alpha580 are now official. See the detailed coverage at: The pellicle mirror explained Sony A55 review Sony A55 preview field report Update: B&H are now taking pre-orders for the new Alpha 33, Alpha55 and Alpha 560 cameras.

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AP first to report the new Sony a33 and a55 cameras

AmateurPhotographer just posted an article about the new Sony Alpha 33 and Alpha 55 cameras. Check it out before it gets removed.

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First pictures of Sony a33 & a55

The first pictures of the Sony a33 and a55 cameras (see specs here): More pictures after the break:

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Sony α33, α55, α560 and α580 specs

This is a continuation of the previously rumored specs for the four upcoming Sony Alpha models. The A33 and A55 models are rumored to be a pellicle camera (see also Pellix cameras). The A560 and A580 will be “regular” DSLRs. Sony α33: 14MP sensor ISO range of 100-12800 1080i video 15 AF points, some of them cross-point 7 […]

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