Sony DSLR-A560 Preview

By

sony_A560L_SAL1855_front_550.jpg
Releasing a successor to the Alpha 550, Sony introduces the α560 dSLR. This powerful unit shoots up to seven frames a second using Sony' s Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor for quick action shots and is also capable of capturing Full HD video (1920x1080 60i).  In addition, it includes Sony's new 3D sweep panorama mode, capable of shooting in 3D as the camera stitches frames together during processing.  Other features include 14.2-megapixels, multi-frame noise reduction, auto HDR, a tiling 3-inch LCD screen and quick AF Live View.  

Sony α560 DSLR key features:
  • APS-C (23.5x15.6mm), 14.2-megapixel Exmor HD CMOS image sensor
  • Continuous Live View
  • Optical image stabilization
  • Sweep Panorama Mode  (Regular & 3D)
  • 3-inch, tilting LCD screen with 921,600 pixels
  • Smart Capture mode
  • Records AVCHD video at 1920x1080 (1080i, 60ps) with stereo microphone
  • Face Recognition Technology, can detect up to 8 faces
  • 7fps continuous shooting
  • Li-ion power source (Rated 1050 images with viewfinder, 560 images with LCD monitor)
  • Memory Stick PRO Duo, Pro-HG Duo, PRO-HG HX Duo media as well as SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card slots
The Sony α560 is scheduled for availability  in October for around $750 US for the camera body and 18-55mm lens kit.  The body alone is priced around $650 and only comes in black. 

Additional Photos

sony_A560_back_550.jpg
sony_A560_front_550.jpg


Visitors of Steves can visit the stores below for real-time pricing and availability. You can also find hot, soon to expire online offers on a variety of cameras and accessories at our very own Camera Deals page.

Buy related cameras and accessories from Amazon.com
Related Product Description Price
Canon SX40 HS 12.1MP Digital Camera with 35x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7-inch Vari-Angle Wide LCD W/8GB SDHC Memory + 2 Extra Extended Life NB10L Batteries + Ac/Dc Rapid Charger + 3 Piece 67mm Filter Kit + Lens Adapter + Super Wide Angle Lens + 2x Telephoto Lens + Mini Hdmi Cable + USB Card Reader + Full Size Tripod + Memory Card wallet + Deluxe Case + Accessory Saver Bundle! . Canon SX40 HS 12.1MP Digital Camera with 35x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7-inch Vari-Angle Wide LCD W/8GB SDHC Memory + 2 Extra Extended Life NB10L Batteries + Ac/Dc Rapid Charger + 3 Piece 67mm Filter Kit + Lens Adapter + Super Wide Angle Lens + 2x Telephoto Lens + Mini Hdmi Cable + USB Card Reader + Full Size Tripod + Memory Card wallet + Deluxe Case + Accessory Saver Bundle! . $760.00
Sony DSC-HX400/B DSCHX400B DSCHX400 HX400 20 MP Digital Camera Bundle with 64GB High Speed Card, Spare Battery, Rapid AC/DC External Charger, Padded Case, DVD Photography Tutorial, SD Card Reader, Table top Tripod, and MORE Sony DSC-HX400/B DSCHX400B DSCHX400 HX400 20 MP Digital Camera Bundle with 64GB High Speed Card, Spare Battery, Rapid AC/DC External Charger, Padded Case, DVD Photography Tutorial, SD Card Reader, Table top Tripod, and MORE $599.00
Samsung GC110 Galaxy Digital Camera (White) + 64GB Micro SDXC Memory Card + Samsung Battery & Charger + Focus Universal Memory Card Reader + HDMI Standard to Micro Cable + Accessory Kit Samsung GC110 Galaxy Digital Camera (White) + 64GB Micro SDXC Memory Card + Samsung Battery & Charger + Focus Universal Memory Card Reader + HDMI Standard to Micro Cable + Accessory Kit $599.00
Extech MC200 Digital Microscope/Camera Extech MC200 Digital Microscope/Camera $519.00
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300 Digital Camera With CS Lens & Effect Kit: Includes High Definition Wide Angle Lens, Telephoto HD Lens, 3 Piece Filter Kit, 32GB SDHC Memory Card, SD Card Reader, Sony NP-BX1 Replacement Battery, Rapid Charger, Case, 3 Year Extended Warranty, Cleaning Kit, Lens Pen and More... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300 Digital Camera With CS Lens & Effect Kit: Includes High Definition Wide Angle Lens, Telephoto HD Lens, 3 Piece Filter Kit, 32GB SDHC Memory Card, SD Card Reader, Sony NP-BX1 Replacement Battery, Rapid Charger, Case, 3 Year Extended Warranty, Cleaning Kit, Lens Pen and More... $489.95
Wasabi Power MIC-120 Mini Condenser Shotgun Microphone for DSLR Cameras, Camcorders and Canon EOS 6D, 7D, 60D, M, Rebel SL1, T2i, T3i, T4i, T5i, Fujifilm Finepix HS50EXR, X-S1, GoPro HD Hero2, Leica V-Lux 3, Nikon Coolpix P7000, P7100, P7700, D600, D3200, D5100, D5200, D7000, D7100, Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150, Pentax K-5, K-5 II, K-5 IIs, Sony Alpha DSLR-A560, A580, NEX-3, NEX-7, SLT A33, A35, A55, A57, A65, A77 Wasabi Power MIC-120 Mini Condenser Shotgun Microphone for DSLR Cameras, Camcorders and Canon EOS 6D, 7D, 60D, M, Rebel SL1, T2i, T3i, T4i, T5i, Fujifilm Finepix HS50EXR, X-S1, GoPro HD Hero2, Leica V-Lux 3, Nikon Coolpix P7000, P7100, P7700, D600, D3200, D5100, D5200, D7000, D7100, Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150, Pentax K-5, K-5 II, K-5 IIs, Sony Alpha DSLR-A560, A580, NEX-3, NEX-7, SLT A33, A35, A55, A57, A65, A77 $89.99
7.20V,1500mAh,Li-ion,Replacement Digital Camera Battery for SONY a 850, DSLR a 560, DSLR a 580, SONY a 100, a 200, a 300, a 350, a 700, DSLR-A Series,Compatible Part Numbers:NP-FM500H 7.20V,1500mAh,Li-ion,Replacement Digital Camera Battery for SONY a 850, DSLR a 560, DSLR a 580, SONY a 100, a 200, a 300, a 350, a 700, DSLR-A Series,Compatible Part Numbers:NP-FM500H $45.99