“Image quality is excellent […] rivaling the main DSLR competition and in most cases surpassing the Compact System Camera alternatives, especially if you want to achieve shallow depth-of field effects. Noise doesn’t rear its ugly head until ISO 3200.”
PhotographyBLOG has just published their review of the Sony SLT-A57, a Digital Single Lens Translucent (SLT) camera with a 16.7MP APS HD CMOS sensor (23.5 X 15.6mm), 0.46″ Xtra Fine EVF (Electronic viewfinder) (1,440,000 pixels), articulated 3.0-in. tiltable LCD (921k-dot), 15 points Phase-detection AF (3 points cross type), Sensor-shift Image Stabilization, Continuous Shooting at 10fps, and 1920 x 1080/60p AVCHD movie with stereo sound. The fixed translucent (semi-transparent) mirror allows full-time Live View and full-time Phase-detection AF even when recording HD movies.
Read the Sony SLT-A57 Review @ PhotographyBLOG.