If the current lineup of Sony entry-level and mid-range DSLR cameras confuses you, don’t worry – you are not alone. Yet the Japanese company has seen fit to throw in yet another model in the mix, namely the Alpha 290.
The Sony Alpha 290, which just leaked, comes to succeed the Alpha 230, upgrading it with a new 14 MP CCD sensor. There’s also a BIONZ image processor inside the Sony Alpha 290 and a 2.7 inch LCD screen on the outside. The maximum ISO sensitivity (3200) and the continuous shooting speed (2.5fps) remain unchanged in the Alpha 290.
The Sony Alpha 290 is expected to retail for about 530 US dollars with the 18-55mm lens bundled.