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Sony Alpha A77

$1,089.99
Sony Alpha A77
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A multi award winning and high image quality SLR digital camera, with good features and a huge range of available lenses
SLR 24.3MP 6000 X 4000 Pixels CMOS Jan 2015
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Sony Alpha A77 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Sony Alpha A77 number 75 in best selling cameras and number 380 across all digital cameras.
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440 Reviews + 26 Awards
65
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has very good expert reviews and marvellous 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 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 good features, but is also missing a couple of 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

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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
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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 83% of cameras.

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We found a cheaper price for the Sony Alpha A77 of £229.00 ($229.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $860.99.

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Features

6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

The 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. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The Sony Alpha A77's sensor megapixels of 24.3MP is higher than 96% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Digital cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 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 digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on digital cameras.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all 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 very high compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 2% 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 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 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 cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the Alpha A77 of 647g is heavier than 92% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

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

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

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

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3D

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

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Features Saturation Adjustment

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

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

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

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Supports Live View

The Alpha A77 supports live view, unlike 83% of digital cameras which do not support live view.

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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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Very Fast Flash Recharging Time

The Alpha A77's flash recharging time of only 3s is faster than average when compared to most other cameras. It is faster than 92% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The flash recharging times of cameras range from 1s to 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.6s.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Sony Alpha A77 of 3" is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 41% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an External Flash Connector

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

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Features Album Organization

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

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The lowest display resolution of digital cameras is 23,000 pixels, the highest is 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Alpha A77 of 1,230,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 94% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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530 Battery Life

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

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

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

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Features Brightness Adjustment

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

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Supports Dioptic Correction

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

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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 typical of many cameras.

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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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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

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

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Alpha A77 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 69% of cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most other cameras, the Sony Alpha A77 does not feature bluetooth. 95% of cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Sony Alpha A77's digital zoom of 4x is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 68% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

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

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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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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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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

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

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Alpha A77 features multi burst mode. 87% of cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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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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Has a Self-Timer

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

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

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

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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:

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