Sony Entry Level DSLR: A290 and A390 announced

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Sony has just added to their DSLR line-up with two new DSLRs aimed at the entry level sector of the market. The DSLR-A290 and A390 both come with 14.2 megapixel CCD sensors and integrated guides which are shown on their LCD screens.

Tim Stevens from is reporting that both models have a HDMI output, SDHC and Memory Stick storage, and 2.7-inch LCD screens. The A390 model has live view allowing the user to take photos without peering through the view finder.

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The cameras will be great step up in picture quality for people that would normally use point-and-shoot cameras, but with the in-built user guides easy to use. The A390’s LCD screen can be tilted, and both models have an ISO range from 100 to 3200.

The Sony DSLR-A290 and A390 are expected to sell for $500 and $600 respectively, and be available sometime in the summer.