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New Sony DSLRs available for pre-order

Amazon is already taking pre-orders for the new Sony Alpha models (click for details): UK pre-order options

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They are everywhere (new Sony DSLRs)

Dpreview has hands-on preview for the new set of Sony DSLRs. Images taken with the A850 Luminous Landscape short A850 review Full text press release after the break:

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Complete list of Sony products to be announced

Alpha 500 12 Mp EXMOR R CMOS sensor New Quick AF Live View 5 Fps Alpha 550 15 Mp EXMOR R CMOS sensor New Quick AF Live View 5 Fps Vertical Control Grip / Sony VG-C50AM for the Alpha 500 and 550 Alpha 850 24.6 Mp Full Frame EXMOR CMOS Sensor 98 % Viewfinder 3 […]

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There will be also a new Sony a550 (in addition to the a500 and a850)

Another German site leak: The different price configurations for the Sony a500 and a850 are also available on the same page.

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German site spills the beans (Sony a500 and a850)

Original German language link | Google translated English link (detailed specs available): Sony A500: ISO up to 12,8000 5 fps 9 points AF system Max shutter speed of 1/4000th October 2009 availability Sony A850: 24 mp EXMOR sensor, image stabilized No live view 3 fps Viewfinder: 98% coverage, 0.74x magnification 3″ 921k dot LCD September […]

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More than one Sony DSLR expected on August 28th

A reader sent me a detailed translation of the Sony invitation for the event in Hong Kong on August 28th (thanks Rebel): “Released of new Alpha Cameras on Aug 28, designed for photo enthusiast, advanced technologies… superb DSLR functions… bla bla… new Exmor CMOS sensor, strength Quick AF Live View and high speed continuous shooting, […]

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Sony Exmor R sensor now in digital cameras

The highly anticipated Sony Exmor R sensor made its debut in the point & shoot camera world today: Sony WX1 and Sony TX1 (the sensor is already available in the latest Sony Handycam line). The next logical step for Sony is to release the Exmor R sensor in a DSLR camera. More info on the […]

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Next Sony DSLR: with the new Exmor R CMOS Sensor?

Rumors are spreading around the Internet that the new Sony DLSRs may have Sony’s Exmor R CMOS Sensor that debuted in the HDR-CX520VE/505VE Handycam line. The new “Exmor R” CMOS Sensor is twice as sensitive as conventional CMOS sensors thanks to back-illuminated technology that places metal wiring beneath the photo diode instead of above it. […]

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