Thanks to the Konica-Minolta buy-out, Sony has all kinds of intellectual property to sort through. To that end, they're announcing the Alpha series of D-SLR cameras which will be compatible with Alpha, Maxxum and Dynax gear.

This new line essentially throws existing Konica-Minolta users a bone and there should be a number of cameras coming out under this moniker in the summer.

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