Sony today have announced their newest DSLR camera – the Sony A850 DSLR – a full frame DSLR that is set to put the pressure on Sony’s competitors when it comes to price.
The Sony A850 has a recommended retail price of around $2000 USD – around $500 cheaper than Nikon’s D700, Canon’s 5D Mark II and Sony’s own A900.
The A850’s features include a 24.6 megapixel sensor, 3.0 inch LCD, 9 point Auto focusing (with 10 supplemental assist auto focus points), shutter speed of up to 1/8000 second, 3 frames per second shooting in continuous shooting mode and ISO up to 6400.
To go with the Sony A850 Sony today also released a new lens – the 28-75mm f/2.8 at around $800 (model number SAL2875).
The Sony A850 will be available in September and the new 28-75mm lens will be available from November 2009. Preorder from Amazon: Sony Alpha DSLRA850 24.6MP Digital SLR Camera (Body Only)