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Sony Alpha A77

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Sony Alpha A77 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony Alpha A77 number 75 in best selling cameras and number 374 across all digital cameras.
97
Reviews
441 Reviews + 26 Awards
73
Value for Money
Good
83
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 82?

It has great expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with 94% of buyers recommending this camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
This Sony digital camera has some great features:
6000 x 4000 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Higher than average maximum ISO sensitivity
Built to keep delivering serious images
It's all in the detail
World's fastest continuous shooting
Total control over your image
Amazing HD movies
Tough, durable performance

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How Big is the Sony Alpha A77?

The Sony Alpha A77 is 142.6mm wide and 80.9mm tall. It is 104mm deep and weighs 647g.

Sony Alpha A77 front dimensions
Sony Alpha A77 size in context

Sony Alpha A77 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $1,089.99 it is more expensive than 80% of digital cameras.

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We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony Alpha A77 and the United States price of $1,089.99 was the cheapest.

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Features

6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Alpha A77 is 6000 x 4000 pixels. That's 51% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Alpha A77 of 24.3MP is very high compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 96% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The megapixels of digital cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on digital cameras.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all digital cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Sony Alpha A77 of 51,200 is in the highest 4% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Sony digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This Sony digital camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Alpha A77 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of digital cameras.

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Heavier Than Average

Digital cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Alpha A77 of 647g is heavier than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 8% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Alpha A77 features flash exposure compensation. 79% of digital cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Alpha A77 features noise reduction, unlike 91% of digital cameras which do not feature noise reduction.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Alpha A77 has a vari-angle LCD display. 83% of digital cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1440 x 1080|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on digital cameras.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Sony Alpha A77 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 76% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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3D

The Alpha A77 is 3D, which is unusual. 90% of cameras are not 3D.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The Sony Alpha A77 has a GPS (satellite), which is unusual. 89% of digital cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has a Self-Timer

The Sony Alpha A77 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 82% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Alpha A77 supports Wi-Fi. 70% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Alpha A77 has a carrying case, unlike 88% of cameras which do not have a carrying case.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Sony Alpha A77 features multi burst mode, unlike 87% of digital cameras which do not feature multi burst mode.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Sony Alpha A77 features contrast adjustment. 83% of cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The average display resolution of all cameras is 610,000 pixels, with the lowest being 23,000 pixels and the highest being 6,300,000 pixels. The Alpha A77's display resolution of 1,230,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 95% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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530 Battery Life

The Sony Alpha A77 is a camera that takes 530 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Supports Live View

The Alpha A77 supports live view. 83% of cameras do not support live view.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Alpha A77 has an external flash connector, which is unusual. 86% of digital cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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Very Fast Flash Recharging Time

The Alpha A77's flash recharging time of only 3s is in the fastest 7% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have flash recharging times of between 1s and 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.6s.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Alpha A77 of 3" is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 41% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Album Organization

The Alpha A77 features album organization, which is unusual. 95% of digital cameras do not feature album organization.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Alpha A77 has an HDMI port, unlike 73% of digital cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Alpha A77 does not feature bluetooth. 95% of digital cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Alpha A77 features saturation adjustment. 87% of digital cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Alpha A77 has an anti-dust function, unlike 90% of digital cameras which do not have an anti-dust function.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Sony Alpha A77 has a tripod mount. 73% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Alpha A77 features brightness adjustment, unlike 78% of cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Sony Alpha A77 supports dioptic correction, unlike 90% of digital cameras which do not support dioptic correction.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Sony Alpha A77 supports video capability, unlike 67% of digital cameras which do not support video capability.

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Wide Range of Minimum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This Sony digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Alpha A77 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Alpha A77 of 4x is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 31% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony alphailca77m2, sony ilca77m2qcec, sony ilca77m2qgbl, sony ilca77m2gbl, sony w18135mm, sony slta77vq, sony hvlf58am, sony vgc77am, sony w1855mm, slta77vcee4, slta77vcee5, slta77vceh, sony a77ii

Barcodes:

00017353242230, 00027242284050, 00027242284067, 00027242833067, 00027242833074, 00027242846166, 00027242879850, 00027242879867, 00617689595170, 00887401053596, 03662362040062, 03662362040260, 03662362040338, 04905524806847, 04905524806885, 04905524806892, 04905524806908, 04905524806984, 04905524806991, 04905524807004, 04905524807073, 04905524807080, 04905524857856, 04905524887075, 04905524950755, 04905524950762, 05053086261174, 05053313416629

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