Sony Launches Two New Cameras: Alpha 3000 And NEX 5T

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Sony Launches Two New Cameras: Alpha 3000 And NEX 5T

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Camera fans have split into groups. As they choose from point-and-shoot cameras or smaller mirrorless models and alot of u like the bulky, professional look and feel of DSLR cameras.

Sony has launched two new DSLR like cameras today Alpha 3000 and NEX 5T.

Sony Alpha 3000:


The Alpha 3000 has a Sony E-mount interchangeable lens with a Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor with an effective picture resolution of 20.1 pixels. It can also capture videos in high-definition resolution at 60 frames per second. This camera has a 3X digital zoom and the focal length is 27 to 82.5 mm. It has a 3-inch display with a “live view” feature. The camera has a rechargeable 1080 mAh Lithium NP-FW50 rechargeable battery. This camera weighs 281 grams and is priced $400 and is up for pre-booking.


The NEX-5T is a 16.1-megapixel device with Sony E-mount interchangeable lenses. It has the same Exmor CMOS sensor and can shoot 10 frames per second. It has a 3X optical zoom and a 4X digital zoom. The focal length is 24 to 77 mm. The camera has a 3-inch touchscreen display that can tilt 180 degrees. It also has NFC and built-in WiFi. This is a more compact camera, with approximately half the weight of the Alpha 3000, this camera weighs 116 grams. This camera is priced $700 and is up for pre-booking.

“These target the entry-level user,” said Kenta Hanjo, a product manager at Sony Electronics, in a press briefing. “It’s for someone who owns a smartphone and point and shoot and wants to step up their photography.”

Both of these cameras have the same shipping date which is 8th of September 2013 for US. We will have to see when and for what price will these cameras come to the Indian market.  

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