Sony UK has this morning released full technical details of its new 14.2-million-pixel DSLR, the Alpha 380.

Technical specifications, as provided by Sony UK:

Effective Megapixels Approx 14.2

Lens compatibility Sony Alpha lens, Minolta and Konica Minolta AF lens

Image sensor APS-C type CCD

Processor BIONZ

Maximum ISO Sensitivity 3200

Image Quality Modes Jpeg (fine, standard), RAW, RAW + Jpeg

HDMI connector and Bravia Sync Yes (HDMI cable optional)

Image Size: 3:2 (pixels) L 4592 x 3056 / M 3408 x 2272 / S 2288 x 1520

Viewfinder Type Fixed eye-level, penta-Dach-mirror

LCD 2.7-inch type tilting screen (230,400 dots)

Quick AF Live View YES

SteadyShot Inside YES

Anti-dust System Coating on low pass filter, plus image-sensor shift

Focus Modes 4

Autofocus TTL phase detection system; CCD line sensors

Focus Points Centre-cross 9

Exposure Modes 5

Exposure Metering Modes Multi-segment, Centre-weighted, Spot

Exposure Metering Sensor 40-segment honeycomb-pattern SPC

Scene Selection 6

Creative Style Settings 7

Shutter Speed 1/4000-30sec

Exposure Bracketing 3 continuous exposures, in 0.3 or 0.7 EV steps

White Balance Settings Auto / 6 presets / Custom WB

Continuous Advance Shooting Up to 2.5 fps with viewfinder

Approx. no. of shots * Approx. 500 shots (with viewfinder)

Built-in Flash Auto pop-up ? GN 10 at ISO 100 coverage up to 18mm

Flash Modes Auto, Fill-flash, Rear sync, Slow sync, Red-eye reduction,

Hi-speed sync **, Wireless **

Media Memory Stick PRO Duo / PRO-HG Duo / PRO-HG Duo HX /

SD memory card / SDHC memory card

Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 128 x 97 x 71.4mm

Weight *** Approx. 490g

* The measurement method is based on the CIPA standard (CIPA: Camera & Imaging Product Association)

** With optional accessory flash by Sony

*** Without batteries, memory card or accessories