Sony Alpha 230, 330, and 380 Pre-Orders To Start On May 18

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Sony sent out a press release revealing that the ALpha 230, Alpha 330, and Alpha 380 models will be available to order starting on Monday.  The cameras will have SD/SDHC support along with Sony’s Memory Sticks.  The price of the cameras will be about $550 for the 230, $650 for the 330, and $850 for the 380.  However the cameras themselves will not be available until July.

Below are the specs for each camera:
Alpha 230

  • APS-C CCD with 10.2 million pixels
  • BIONZ image processor
  • Anti-dust system
  • 2.7-inch LCD (230,000 pixels)
  • 9 point autofocus with crosshair
  • Dynamic Range Optimization for the brightness setting and adjustment of motifs with backlight
  • SteadyShot, compatible with all a lenses
  • Integrated automatic Ausklappblitz
  • Viewfinder with 95% field coverage
  • HDMI port
  • BRAVIA Sync
  • Dimensions (WxHxD): 128 mm x 97 mm x 67.5 mm
  • Weight (without battery): 450 g

Alpha 330

  • APS-C CCD with 10.2 million pixels
  • BIONZ image processor
  • Anti-dust system
  • Tilt 2.7-inch LCD (230,000 pixels)
  • Quick AF Live View: quick auto focus and a live preview on the LCD display
  • 9-point autofocus with crosshair
  • Dynamic Range Optimization for the brightness setting and adjustment of motifs with backlight
  • SteadyShot, compatible with all a lenses
  • Integrated automatic Ausklappblitz
  • Viewfinder with 95% field coverage
  • HDMI port
  • BRAVIA Sync
  • Dimensions (WxHxD): 128 mm x 97 mm x 71.4 mm
  • Weight (without battery): 490 g

Alpha 380

  • APS-C CCD with 14.2 million pixels
  • BIONZ image processor
  • Anti-dust system
  • Tilt 2.7-inch LCD (230,000 pixels)
  • Quick AF Live View: quick auto focus and a live preview on the LCD display
  • 9-point autofocus with crosshair
  • Dynamic Range Optimization for the brightness setting and adjustment of motifs with backlight
  • SteadyShot, compatible with all a lenses
  • Integrated automatic Ausklappblitz
  • Viewfinder with 95% field coverage
  • HDMI port
  • BRAVIA Sync
  • Dimensions (WxHxD): 128 mm x 97 mm x 71.4 mm
  • Weight (without battery): 490 g

[via Engadget]

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