Sony unveils conceptual camera Alpha EVIL and reflex camera with the function of shooting HD video

Monday, February 22, 2010

On exhibition PMA 2010, opened in the U.S., Sony Corporation has brought a lot of new products. Among the exhibits submitted noteworthy conceptual camera in the line of Alpha called EVIL. This device combines compact dimensions with the presence of an electronic viewfinder and an interchangeable lens and, no doubt, is an attempt to enter the Japanese manufacturer in the segment systems Micro Four Thirds, which are already present models from Olympus and Panasonic.

It is noteworthy that the camera Alpha EVIL is equipped with built-in pop-up flash and APS-C matrix and resembles a hybrid model of Samsung NX10. In addition, Sony has demonstrated a mirror cell of the middle class with Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor and support functions of shooting high definition video recording of a qualitative format AVCHD (H.264). No more information about this camera is not represented, but it can be assumed that the SLR should replace the model Alpha A700.

In addition to the new cameras, Sony introduced at PMA 2010 a couple of new lenses. One of them is entitled 500mm F4 G was the first real telephoto lens from Sony in the category of Super Telephoto Lens, designed for Alpha SLR cameras and has "outstanding in its class" performance. Regarding the second model, it represents a wide-angle lens Distagon T 24mm F2 ZA SSM, which can be used for landscapes, but in certain cases - for portrait photography.