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Sony's Alpha A390 DSLR for beginners improves on its successor, the A380, by adding a new grip design. The A390 features live-view shooting and a graphic display that assists in teaching novices manual shooting controls.

Description

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: 2010
  • Price at launch: $499.99

Availability

  • Alias: Alpha 390

Also Known As...

  • SKU description: Kit with 18-55mm lens.

Pricing (base kit)

  • Camera type: DSLR
  • Width: 5.04 inches
  • Height: 3.82 inches
  • Depth: 3.29 inches
  • Weight: 1.1 pounds
  • Color: Black

Hardware

  • Sensor size: APS-C
  • Sensor type: CCD
  • Effective pixels: 14.2 megapixels

Sensor

  • Minimum ISO: 100
  • Maximum ISO: 3200
  • Fastest shutter speed (1/n seconds): 4000
  • Slowest shutter speed (n seconds): 30 seconds
  • Focus points: 9

Controls

  • Size: 2.7 inches
  • Resolution: 230400 dots
  • Articulating / hinged screen: Yes
  • Built-in viewfinder: Yes

Display

  • Video capture: No

Video

  • RAW support: RAW, RAW + JPEG

Software

  • Interchangeable: Yes
  • Supported mounts: Sony Alpha / Minolta AF
  • Focal length (wide): 18 mm
  • Focal length (telephoto): 55 mm
  • Widest aperture / f-stop: 3.5

Lens

  • Supported media: SD, SDHC, Memory Stick Pro Duo

Storage

  • Video out: Yes
  • Connection(s): Accessory shoe, USB, HDMI mini

Ports

  • Model: NP-FH50
  • Removable: Yes

Battery

Yes (Built-in)

Flash

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