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Sony Alpha A700 Announced
by Ben Stafford -  9/6/2007

Well, we knew that Sony had two digital SLRs in the works and today they've announced the Sony Alpha A700, targeted at "photo enthusiasts or serious photo hobbyists". The A700 has a 12.2 megapixel EXMOR CMOS sensor, BIONZ processing engine, and in-camera image stabilization. The A700 body will be available in October for $1400. Also available in October will be a kit that has the camera and a 18-70mm lens for $1500. In November, you can get a kit with a 16-105mm lens for $1900.

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Sony is also rolling out two new lenses along with the camera, bringing the lens lineup to 23 models. Coming as a kit lens is the DT 16-105 mm f.3.5 – 5.6. The 35mm equivalent zoom range is 24-157.5mm. The other new one is the DT 18 – 250 mm f3.5 – 6.3 lens. Another premium lens is in the works that will feature a supersonic wave focus motor. The 70 -300 mm f4.5 – 5.6 SSM G lens will be available in Spring 2008.

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Sony Alpha A700 features:

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