Sony α500 and α550 DSLRs

Sony has announced 2 of their latest DSLR cameras, the DSLR-α550 and the DSLR-α500. The Sony DSLR-A500s has a 12.3 megapixels camera and DSLR-A550 with 14.2 megapixels. Both cameras features a a new Exmor™ CMOS sensor, this is an advanced sensor which works with the processing of algorithms handled by the newly developed and high-speed BIONZ engine to deliver premium images plus razor-sharp shooting responses. Sony claims that the new sensors will capture high quality images in low light scenarios with the BIONZ image proc reducing color-noise as high up as ISO 12800. The α550 and α500 will retail for $950 and $750, respectively. Those are prices are for the body only. An 18-55m kit lens can be bundled for an additional $100.

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