In all seriousness, the A700 remains what it's always been - a strong, mid-level camera with reasonable performance. It's just cheaper now.
Originally Posted by Rooz
However, just about every other manufacturer has released a competitor in that segment which directly compete on a price standpoint. Sony's waiting for HD video implementation to announce the upgrade, that's it.
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