Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Sony Competes with the Big Boys: Sony A900 24.6 MP

The Sony A900 promises to offer Canon and Nikon serious competition in the pro camera field.

At a price tag of about 3,000 dollars, this 24.6 MP camera will have such features as body image stabilization and five-frames-per-second shooting speed.

The camera will be built tough, having a magnesium body with rubber seals. One feature will the be ability to use a practice shot to set white balance and other settings. Will Nikon, which just recently released the D700 with 12.1 MP at a similar price, be upended? Time will tell.

A full review of the Sony A900 can be found here. Thanks to Gizmodo for the first leaked magazine ad for the Sony A900.

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