Sony new A290 is a low budget DSLR camera comes with HDMI output with Bravia sync feature. You will find a 14.2MP sensor, 18-55mm kits lens, BIONZ processor, phase-detection autofocus, 2.5fps shooting, 3200 ISO, SDHC/Memory Stick Pro card slot.

Sony-A290-flashYou will also get 500 shot before recharge is needed using its Li-Ion battery. On the design, you will find a firm grip for better hold, the revised button layout, pop-up flash and a dimension of 5.0×3.8×3.1-inch (128x97x80mm), weighing 17.9oz or about 508g.

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Sony A290 DSLR camera comes with a 2.7-inch Clear Photo tilt/swivel LCD, RAW compatibility and a new on-screen graphic display to help amateur photographers to get a view on the effects of their settings on the final picture.

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Price: USD499 [ plan for release in U.S. by July 2010 ]

[ Source: Engadget ; Imaging Resource ; Sony ]