PMA 2009 Rumor : Sony Alpha A800 with 15.2MP

Jan 22, 2009
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PMA 2009 is fast approaching, you can bet rumors of newly developed DSLRs are flying in the digital cameras community. The latest report came out from the dpr forum, citing a 15.2MP equipped A800 to replace A700 with an improved AF system, faster capturing speed and 100% viewfinder; but surprisingly, no movie modes were noted.

Sony A800 Rumored Specs

  • 100% OVF (pentaprism bigger than A700)
  • 15.2Mp APS-C CMOS
  • ISO 200-6400 expandable to 100 & 12800
  • Quick LV
  • flippable back LCD
  • 6.5 frame per second
  • New high speed flash sync
  • 9 double cross f/2.8 AF sensor (23 total AF sensor)
  • New metering and AF sensor with tracking and previous focus
  • Dual AF Ultra-Speed motor ??
  • Wi-Fi built-in
  • Dual memory card slot CF & MS
  • New battery
  • A700 grip will be compatible
  • Micro AF adjustment
  • Full function eyestarter (pre-focus)
  • [via photobyblog]


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