Sony A550 Review

4.5
August 20, 2010 | Mark Goldstein |

Review Roundup

Reviews of the Sony A550 from around the web.

dpreview.com »

However, the launch of the A500 and A550 make it clear not only that Sony wasn't aiming for existing DSLR users with its 2XX / 3XX series but also that it intends to break the entry level market down into more segments than any other manufacturer has before tried. So now, in the sub $900 market, Sony offers five DSLRs - the price conscious A230, the simplified A330 and A380 live view cameras and the A500 /A550 for the more experienced DSLR user.
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whatdigitalcamera.com »

The Sony a550 is the newest mid-level of Sony's recent releases, with an array of top features including high sensitivity to ISO 12800. We test out if the a550 is a true performer or more a gap-filler in the What Digital Camera Sony Alpha a550 review...
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steves-digicams.com »

The Sony DSLR A550 is Sony's second model we've seen to hold a spot in their mid-level dSLR line of cameras. The A550 and A500 are very similar in features, with the A550 offering increased resolution at 14.2 Megapixles of resolution, and 921,600 pixels packed into the 3-inch tilting LCD, along with the A550's increased burst ratings up to 7fps. This model also has the new Exmor CMOS imaging sensor and Sony's fast BIONZ image processor to improve the ease of shooting and get clearer images.
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3 inch LCD, 14 megapixel, DSLR, tilting, alpha, 7fps, CMOS, HDR, Sony, DSLRA550, Live View, Sony A550, alpha a550, A550

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