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Sony Alpha A77

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A fully featured 24.3 megapixel camera
SLR 24.3MP CMOS Black Jan 2015
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Sony Alpha A77 Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony Alpha A77 number 90 across all digital cameras.
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29
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Why Has it Scored 29?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
6000 x 4000 pixels image resolution
Quite high megapixel
Heavy
Very short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for portrait photography, ranking number 9999999 in portrait photography cameras. However good for everyday photography, ranking number 9999999 in everyday photography cameras as well being good for landscape photography, ranking number 9999999 in landscape photography cameras.
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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 104.2mm deep and weighs 647g.

Sony Alpha A77 front dimensions

Sony Alpha A77 size in context

Sony Alpha A77 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

Based on 29,814 expert and user reviews (including 10,342 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its cameras. Sony also has very good ratings specifically for its cameras compared to other manufacturers. 92% of those that bought a Sony camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Pricey

We think this camera looks expensive compared to other cameras. The cheapest camera that we found costs $29 and the most expensive costs $6,895.

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Features

6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Alpha A77 has a 6000 x 4000 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most cameras. Most cameras have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all cameras the image resolution ranges from 2592 x 1944 pixels (worst) to 7680 x 5120 pixels (best).

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Quite High Megapixel

Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP. With a megapixel of 24.3 megapixels, the Sony Alpha A77 has a fairly high megapixel compared to most of the other cameras.

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Heavy

Across all the cameras the weights range from 1g to 1.5kg. The Sony Alpha A77 is one of the heavier cameras (647 grams) amongst cameras of this age.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Alpha A77 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Alpha A77 has a fairly typical display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Sony Alpha A77 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Large Maximum Aperture Number

When compared to other cameras that we have checked the maximum aperture number of, the Alpha A77's maximum aperture number of 40 is one of the largest. Cameras have maximum aperture numbers of between 1.8 and 130, and the average maximum aperture number is 11.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Alpha A77 has a relatively average digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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6000 X 4000 Still Image Resolution

The Sony Alpha A77 has a 6000 x 4000 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most digital cameras. In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 12416 x 1856, 6000 x 3376, 8192 x 1856, 4240 x 2832, 5536 x 2160, 4240 x 2400, 3872 x 2160 and 3008 x 2000 and 3008 x 1688. Cameras still image resolution(s) range from S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 (worst) to 6016 x 4000 (best).

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Alpha A77 has an anti-dust function, as do most of the other cameras.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Alpha A77 supports dioptic correction, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Alpha A77 has a vari-angle LCD display. Most of the other cameras also have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Fairly Large Viewfinder Screen Size

With a viewfinder screen size of 0.5 inches, the Sony Alpha A77's viewfinder screen size is one of the largest amongst cameras. Cameras have viewfinder screen sizes of between 0.17" and 8", and the average viewfinder screen size is 0.41".

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Alpha A77 features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Sony Alpha A77 features saturation adjustment. Most of the other cameras also feature saturation adjustment.

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480 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Sony Alpha A77 is a camera that takes 480 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the cameras the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 2.3mm to 2,000mm. With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 82.5 millimeters, the Alpha A77 has a fairly short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Alpha A77 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras.

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Supports Live View

The Alpha A77 supports live view. Most of the other cameras also support live view.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Alpha A77 features contrast adjustment. Most of the other cameras also feature contrast adjustment.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

Across all the cameras the display resolutions (numeric) range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 600,000 pixels. With a display resolution (numeric) of 1,228,800 pixel, the Sony Alpha A77's display resolution (numeric) is one of the highest amongst cameras.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Sony Alpha A77 supports Full HD video, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Sony Alpha A77 has a carrying case, as do most of the other cameras.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Alpha A77 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Alpha A77 has a self-timer, as do most of the other cameras.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was January 2015 when this camera was released.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony alphailca77m2, sony ilca77m2qgbl, sony ilca77m2gbl, sony slta77vm, sony slta77vq, sony slta77vk, sony w18135mm, sony vgc77am, sony w1855mm, sony a77ii
Barcodes 00027242284050, 00027242284067, 00027242846166, 00027242879850, 00027242879867, 00617689595170, 00840014185023, 00845251078558, 03662362040062, 03662362040260, 03662362040338, 04905524807080

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