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sony dslr A200 18-70mm - £269.99 delivered
sony dslr A200 18-70mm - £269.99 delivered

sony dslr A200 18-70mm - £269.99 delivered

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this is sony's current entry DSLR model

* 10.2 effective megapixel CCD sensor plus optimised BIONZ processor for enhanced picture quality, reduced image noise and responsive operation
* High sensitivity up to ISO3200 with high-ISO noise reduction for successful handheld shooting in low light without flash
* D-Range Optimiser adjusts brightness and contrast for beautifully-exposed backlit scenes
* Enhanced Super SteadyShot image stabilisation offers 2.5-3.5 steps anti-shake performance with all α-mount lenses
* Large 2.7-inch Clear Photo LCD with easy-to-use function display and percentage battery life indicator
* Improved 9-point centre cross AF with EyeStart activation for fast, accurate focusing
* Continuous shooting at 3fps (JPEG Fine mode, limited by memory card capacity)
* High-capacity InfoLITHIUM battery allows up to 750 shots between charges (CIPA measurement)
* Dual anti-dust system protects sensor during lens exchange

for £269.99 it's a lot of camera for your money

9 Comments

Same price in Dixons and Buyacamera.co.uk. So not that Hot.

Original Poster

out of stock at dixons and buyacamera charges extra for delivery

Go into PC World and get them to price match and 10% of difference

i bought this ca,era a few weeks ago.

VERY happy with it.

bought this last week, for £269.99 from currys. it's great. i love it. cheapest place i found for compact flash cards was base.co.uk

Thinking of buying this for £261 from Play.com using my student discount so this is a good price for non students.

is this better than the nikon d40 ?

Original Poster

imho the a200 is better than the d40 - in so many words it has far more features namely image stabilization in the body which means it's far cheaper to upgrade lens.

the extra megapixels (yes i know it doesn't mean better quality) means you've got more options to crop etc post processing and still get a decent print out of it.

there's a healthy range of reasonably priced 2nd hand lens for the minolta mount (which works on sony) abeit probably less than what nikon has.

FYI There's a great lens called the 'beercan' 70-210mm f4 which you can find on ebay for around £100

i was looking at the d40 but have been put of by the fact that the lens has to have the autofocus motor as its not part of the body, does the sony have autofocus in the body, I want a telephoto lens (300mm) which makes the d40 very expensive!
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