Sony Alpha A58 and NEX-3N Images Out; Sleek and Intelligent

February 19, 2013, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Though there hasn’t been any massive publicity or much hype, Sony has rolled out press images for its latest Alpha A58 and NEX-3N. The new press images were uncovered by Digicam Info and reveal that the new Alpha A58 has received a few ergonomic tweaks.

The Alpha A58 will come with 20 MP Exmor APS-C sensor and is definitely a one stop improvement over its predecessor. Having an OLED viewfinder with 100% coverage, the A58 has a BIONZ processor along with Clear Image Zoom feature.

As in all higher models, the A58 also has Sweep panorama feature. With an ISO range of 100-16,000 and with the capability of shooting at 8fps, the price for body with new 18-55mm SAM II kit lens comes around $599.


Meanwhile, the Sony NEX-3n does have a visual impact with its brushed aluminum looks and a large mouth watering lens aperture size. This camera has a 16MP Exmor APS-C sensor (same as NEX-F3) that has an ISO range of 200-16,000. It can shoot at 4fps and there is a tiltable LCD screen along with Electronic zoom control.

This model also have a BIONZ processor and a built-in flash (GN6). Commercially available in black and silver colors, the price for body with 16-50mm kit lens $499.


The associated press release also has got new informations about the latest compact cameras too. These cameras and their prices are as follows:

  • Sony TX-30  with 18 MP sensor, 5x optical zoom – $350
  • Sony WX-300 with 18MP sensor, 20x optical zoom- $300
  • Sony HX-300 with 20 MP sensor, 50x optical zoom – $500

So which one are you eyeing, folks?

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