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Sony Alpha A77

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Sony Alpha A77
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A high image quality and multi award winning SLR digital camera, with good features but representing poor value for money
SLR 24.3MP 6000 X 4000 Pixels CMOS Apr 2013
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Sony Alpha A77 Review

With excellent reviews but good features, we have ranked the Sony Alpha A77 number 75 in best selling cameras and number 385 across all digital cameras.
94
Reviews
453 Reviews + 26 Awards
38
Value for Money
Poor
63
Features
Good Features
59
Overall Score
Average

Why Has it Scored 59?

It has great expert reviews and superb user reviews with 94% of buyers recommending this digital 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 2017.
This Sony digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
6000 x 4000 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
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
Heavier than average
Does not feature bluetooth

Sony Alpha A77 Video Reviews

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 $999.99 it is more expensive than 84% of cameras.

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We found a cheaper price for the Sony Alpha A77 of £949.00 ($949.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $50.99.

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Features

6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Sony Alpha A77 has a maximum image resolution of 6000 x 4000 pixels. That's 51% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Alpha A77 of 24.3MP is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 95% of all digital cameras when ordered 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 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 digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many 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 Alpha A77 of 51,200 is very high compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 4% of all digital cameras when ranked 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 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. 68% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Heavier Than Average

The average weight of all digital cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 1.5kg. The weight of the Alpha A77 of 647g is in the heaviest 8% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Alpha A77 has a vari-angle LCD display. 84% of cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Alpha A77 supports Full HD video. 76% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

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

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1440 x 1080|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Alpha A77's digital zoom of 4x is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 27% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

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

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Supports Live View

The Sony Alpha A77 supports live view. 84% of digital cameras do not support live view.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

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

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

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

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Features Noise Reduction

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

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Alpha A77 supports video capability. 67% of digital cameras do not support video capability.

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Faster Than Average Flash Recharging Time

Cameras have flash recharging times of between 1s and 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.6s. The Sony Alpha A77's flash recharging time of only 3s is faster than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the fastest 5% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

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

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3D

The Sony Alpha A77 is 3D. 90% of digital cameras are not 3D.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Sony Alpha A77 features saturation adjustment, which is unusual. 88% of cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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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 in the largest 59% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Alpha A77 has a self-timer. 82% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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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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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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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Alpha A77 features brightness adjustment. 78% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Alpha A77 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Has a Carrying Case

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

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Sony Alpha A77 has an anti-dust function, which is unusual. 91% of cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

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530 Battery Life

Most digital cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Sony Alpha A77 which takes 530 battery life.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Alpha A77 supports Wi-Fi. 71% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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

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

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Wide Range of Closest Focusing Distances Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the closest focusing distance depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of closest focusing distances are possible with this camera.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Alpha A77 has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 72% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

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

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The average display resolution of all digital cameras is 610,000 pixels, with the lowest being 23,000 pixels and the highest being 6,300,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Alpha A77 of 1,230,000 pixels is in the highest 4% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony alphailca77m2, sony ilca77m2q, sony w18135mm, sony slta77v, slta77vqcee4, slta77vkcee2, sony w1855mm, slta77vkcee5, slta77vqcee2, slta77vqcee5, slta77vkcee4, sony vgc77am, sonyslta77vk, slta77vcee4, slta77vqceh, slta77vcee5, slta77vceh, sony a77ii, slta77vm

Barcodes:

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