Sony has finally announced the DSLR-like camera called the α3000.
Sony has finally announced the DSLR-like camera called the α3000. It's not a DSLR, yet the camera boasts the capability of one, thanks to its shooting features, good quality photos, and interchangeable lenses.
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Announced today, the Sony α3000 sports a 20.1-megapixel Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor and a 3-inch LCD screen that comprises its viewfinder. Sony has also introduced a new design grip on the α3000, improving its balance and ease of use.
Photography enthusiast will love Sony's choice of E-mount interchangeable lenses that can capture a wide-range of shots, ranging from portraits to landscape scenes. The Sony α3000 is also able to shoot Full HD videos, thanks to its choice of 50i or 25p shooting modes.
For advanced users, the α3000 has a Multi Interface Shoe that adds more shooting options. A new HVL-F43M flash works great with Sony's Quick Shift Bounce system to create professional effects and a ECM-XYST1M stereo microphone ensures that every sound is captured clearly in each frame.
Effects include Retro Photo, Miniature, Partial Colour, and Auto Object Framing which trims images accordingly. Users may choose a range of interchangeable E-mount lenses from Sony and Carl Zeiss.
The Sony α3000 is now available to pre-order. It's expected to hit shelves next month.