Jessops has announced that it is to offer Sony's recently announced A330 digital SLR as an exclusive.

Available in black, the Alpha 330 is a 10.2-megapixel DSLR with a 2.7-inch LCD monitor and comes supplied with the Sony DT18-55 mm f3.5-5.6 lens.

Jessops says: "The Sony A330 is an extremely compact, light and simple camera making it the perfect introduction to the world of digital SLR photography".

Weighing in at 490 grams, the A330 offers Sony's BIONZ image processing engine, a "Steadyshot" feature, six scene selection modes, HDMI output, sensitivity up to ISO 3200 and an anti dust system.

The Sony A330 is available for pre-order online and will be available from early June in Jessops stores as well as online for £549.