TORONTO, Ontario -- Sony of Canada Ltd., Canada's leading electronic and computer products solutions provider for consumers and business, today announced details of a limited time promotion that will afford customers who pre-order the Company's new technology-leading Sony ? (pronounced alpha) DSLR camera with selected lenses and/or accessories are eligible to receive a $50 discount at time of purchase.
Effective today until July 15, 2006, consumers who pre-order the Sony ? DSLR-A100 (digital single lens reflex) camera and selected lenses – SAL18200, SAL50M28 and SAL50F14 or selected accessories – AC-VQ900AM, HVL-F36AM/F56AM, LCL-60AM/90AM, LCS-AMA/D, LCS-AMSC30, NP-FM55H, RM-S1AM and STP-SH1AM, are eligible to receive a $50 discount at time of purchase.
"Early, independent reviews of Sony's new ? DSLR camera indicate that it is going to be a very popular solution for Canadian photo enthusiasts who are looking to purchase their first re-moveable lens digital camera," said Akehiro Kaiya, General Manager, Digital Imaging Products, Audio Visual/Information Technology Marketing Group, Sony of Canada Ltd. "This promotion will enable Canadian photo enthusiasts to reserve their Sony ? DSLR camera now, save some money in the process and avoid the disappointment of not being the first on the block to own one when the product becomes generally available in mid-July."
The Sony ? DSLR-A100 has a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) starting at $1,099.99. Accompanying lenses have MSRPs starting at $479.99, while accessories have MSRPs starting at $49.99.
About Sony of Canada Ltd.
Established in 1955, Sony of Canada Ltd. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of Tokyo, Japan, a world leader in the manufacture and marketing of electronic and computer products for consumer, business, electronics publishing and multimedia applications on a global scale. With headquarters in Toronto, sales offices in Vancouver and Montreal and distribution centres in Coquitlam, British Columbia, and Whitby, Ontario, approximately 1,000 employees support 77 Sony stores and a network of more than 500 authorized dealers across Canada.
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