Sony has released the SLT-A77, a successor to its A700 semi-pro DSLR
Short press release:
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 24, 201: Blazing speed, enhanced image quality, high resolution and incredible performance are just some of the features advanced amateurs and photo enthusiasts will find in Sony's newest alpha cameras, models SLT-A77 (α77) and SLT-A65 (α65).
Sony's latest refinements to its Translucent Mirror Technology make these new cameras the fastest, most responsive interchangeable lens cameras in their class, as well as set new performance benchmarks that even professional DSLRs have yet to achieve. The α77 and α65 both feature a newly developed Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor with 24.3 effective megapixel resolution, as well as the world's first XGA OLED Tru-Finder™ viewfinder. The sensor teams with the next generation of Sony's BIONZ® image processing engine to handle huge amounts of high speed data from the camera sensor, enabling unprecedented response times and flawless image quality with ultra-low noise when shooting still images or Full HD video.
- 24.3 megapixels and world’s fastest* 12 fps AF-enabled continuous shooting
- Ultra-responsive shooting
- Unprecedented image quality and creative options
- Full HD video
- Translucent Mirror Technology refined for photo enthusiasts
- New DT 16-50mm F2.8 SSM zoom lens and accessories
Suggested retail price US $1400 / GBP £1150 for the A77 body.