Sony has today announced their latest entry-level compact system camera, called the A3000 it adds a new category to Sony’s range, using the E-mount lens system from the NEX range as well as a DSLR like body.

Designed to be easy to hold, the body features a pronounced grip as well as an integrated electronic viewfinder that offers a 100% field of view.

There’s also a 20.1 megapixel APS-C sensor with an ISO range of 100-16,000, with a top-mounted control dial for switching between shooting modes.

There’s also a flat 3-inch LCD screen that has a 230k dot resolution, alongside full 1080p HD recording.

The Sony A3000 will be available from September 2013 for around £370.

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