Sony Rep Discusses the SLT-A58, NEX-3N, New Lenses on Camera Diner

[embedplusvideo height="371" width="610" standard="http://www.youtube.com/v/sQvyrHHSbIw?fs=1&hd=1" vars="ytid=sQvyrHHSbIw&width=610&height=371&start=&stop=&rs=w&hd=1&autoplay=0&react=1&chapters=&notes=" id="ep6702" /] It's quite interesting to actually see the SLT-A58 in "person". There are certainly some great innovations in the camera, especially for video shooters and beginners. I still think that for an advanced amateur or enthusiast, the SLT-A57 is the better camera at that price point.

The interesting part of the "kit" to me is the new 18-55mm lens. I haven't had the greatest of luck with the previous version of the lens, and I find it very susceptible to lens flare. The new version of the lens apparently has a new rear element (presumably with better coatings) to reduce the flare issue. Good news there.

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