Sony Japan has decided to discontinue production of the Sony Alpha A55. He was one that marked the debut of Sony’s cameras in the use of system Single-Lens Translucent (SLT). Sony released the Alpha 55 and Alpha 33 in September 2010. These two cameras are in position between the DSLR and mirrorless interchangeable camera (MILC).
Applying the SLT camera still adopting technology from a DSLR, but he wore a translucent mirror and electronic viewfinder. One positive impact of the use of this technology is capable of shooting streak camera with a more qualified. The body was able to be simplified.
Quoted from TechRadar, Friday (01/20/2012), when to stop and replace it with a series A33 A35 series, Sony then released a mid-range jajarang A65 in October to ‘accompany’ the Sony a77. On the other hand, A55 series is retained
But now the Japanese camera vendors have decided to menstop Alpha A55 production. Related to this termination, Sony said, “In consideration of various factors in each market region, we are always reviewing the turnover of a product.
Sony was not willing to divulge what they are going to series production to replace the A55. “For the successor model of this series, we can not confirm it,” said Sony.