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The ink on Nikon’s D3100 announcement has hardly dried, and here we are with some stiff competition. It’s not really news anymore that a DSLR shoots full HD (1080p), and all three of these cameras qualify in that category. The new Canon 60D brings with it manual audio, and Canon’s flexible video recording options of 1080p20/25/24 and 720p60/50. Meanwhile the Sony A55 and A33 claim some interesting new “phase detection” autofocus technology thanks to a translucent mirror. From most expensive to cheapest, the Canon 60D will be $1,100 (body only), and the Sony A55 and A33 will be $750 and $650, respectively. All three cameras sport APS-C sensors. However, while the Canon looks like a winner, I think the Sonys will fail filmmakers for one main reason: More »