Sony Alpha A57 image leaks, rumored for this week

Rue Liu - Mar 12, 2012
Sony Alpha A57 image leaks, rumored for this week

The first press image of the Sony Alpha range's latest camera, the A57, has surfaced along with some specs and a rumored release date. Similar to the Sony Alpha A65, this upcoming Sony Alpha A57 is also a DSLT, featuring a translucent mirror, but has scaled back specs to target a lower price bracket.

The Sony Alpha A57 offers a 16-megapixel Exmor HD sensor with ISO modes of 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 6400, 12800, and 16000. It's capable of shooting at 10fps or 12fps in a tele-zoom mode and it has a 1.44 million dot electronic viewfinder. It has three cross sensors and a 15-point auto-focus. Video recording is AVCHD 2.0 60p/ 60i/24p.

Sony is rumored to announce the Alpha A57 early tomorrow morning, March 13. The camera is expected to be priced at $699, to compete against the Canon 600D/T3i and the Nikon D5100.

[via SonyAlphaRumors]

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