Thursday, May 17, 2012

Sony announced SLT-A37 16MP fixed-mirror DSLR and 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 SAM lens

Sony just launched the SLT-A37, a replacement for A35 entry-level 16MP SLT camera and the enthusiast-grade 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 SAM standard zoom.

Sony SLT-A37 Key Features :

  • 16.1 megapixels.
  • APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm) CMOS sensor.
  • ISO 100-25600.
  • 15 Focus Point.
  • 2.6" tilting LCD Screen.
  • Rechargeable NP-FM500H battery & estimate 500 shots.

The A37 will be available from June at a cost of $600 with 18-55mm kit zoom. The 18-135mm lens will be available for $500 or as a $200 premium over the basic zoom kit cost with any of the company's SLT cameras.

The 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 SAM lens will be offered as a kit lens with Sony A-mount cameras beginning this August at the below approximate prices:

  • α37 camera kit with 18-135mm lens: $800
  • α57 camera kit with 18-135mm lens: $1,000
  • α65 camera kit with 18-135mm lens: $1,200
  • α77 camera kit with 18-135mm lens: $1,700