Wednesday, September 5, 2007

The new Sony A700 is official, Sony's new mid-range Alpha DSLR along with three new lenses

  • Coverage of the new Sony A700 at dpreview, dcresource. Previews coming up on both sites momentarily.
  • IR has the Sony press release, detailed specs and a very nice preview of their own!
  • Price: Ships in October-ish at $1400 for body-only, $1500 for the 18-70 DT kit lens, and $1900 with a new 16-105 lens.
  • Lots of discussion already that got started with the A700 leak
  • Two new lenses, the 16-105mm f3.5–f5.6 DT for $580, and the 18–250mm f3.5–f6.3 DT at $550 (the trend for even bigger superzoom SLR lenses continues!) have been announced
  • Also a development notice for a new specialty lens coming out in Spring 2008, the 70-300mm f4.5–f5.6 SSM G.
  • According to the camera will ship on November 16 in Japan.
  • Sony USA press release at Imaging Insider

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