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Sony Alpha A77 Digital Camera

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26 Reasons For

Good Quality Lens

A number of customers considered that this digital camera had a good lens. One person mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good autofocus.

Sony Has Good Camera Reviews

On average Sony SLR digital cameras have good ratings as do all cameras produced by Sony.

Good Quality Pictures

A few people mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was able to produce good images. Ian Cooper said “The 16-50 lens is a beauty and produces sharp punchy images even wide open at 2.8” in his review of this digital camera.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One customer said that it had a good viewfinder. Ian Cooper mentioned in his Sony Alpha A77 review on Amazon “Even before I'd taken a photo was how much theyd improved the viewfinder it now behaves very much like an optical equivalent in”.

One customer who purchased it mentioned that it had a good screen.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Unlike most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Alpha A77 which do not support Wi-Fi, the Alpha A77 supports Wi-Fi.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Sony Alpha A77 supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras that were launched more than two years ago do not support Full HD video.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other cameras which support Full HD video currently available including because of it's better review score, the NEX-6Y, or the SLT-A77 ($899.99) both from Sony or the Nikon D600 ($842.89).

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Quite High Megapixel

The megapixels of similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years range from 4MP to 52MP. With a megapixel of 24.3 megapixels, the Alpha A77 has a quite high megapixel compared to most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as the Alpha A77.

Alternative 24.3MP cameras currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Sony SLT-A77 ($899.99), or the Nikon D600 ($842.89).

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Alpha A77 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other SLR digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Alpha A77.

There are a number of other cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the NEX-6Y, or the SLT-A77 ($899.99) both from Sony or the Nikon D600 ($842.89).

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Very Big Digital Zoom

The Alpha A77 has one of the biggest digital zooms (4 times zoom factor) amongst SLR digital cameras of this age. The digital zooms of SLR digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Alpha A77 range from 0.71x to 4x.

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Supports Three Image Formats Supported

The Sony Alpha A77 has a greater number of supported image formats than most cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by SLR digital cameras that are a similar age to the Alpha A77. The image formats supported "EXIF" and "RAW" are also supported by this digital camera.

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6000 X 4000 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Alpha A77 has a 6000 x 4000 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. Most SLR digital cameras that are a similar age to it have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Sony digital camera have still image resolution(s) of 4240 x 2832, 3008 x 2000, 6000 x 3376, 4240 x 2400, 3008 x 1688, 8192 x 1856, 3872 x 2160 and 12416 x 1856 and 5536 x 2160.

This digital camera's still image resolution (6000 x 4000) is actually the best still image resolution amongst all SLR digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

A 480 x 480 still image resolution(s) is the worst still image resolution across similar types of digital camera.

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±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The Sony Alpha A77 has a ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) light exposure correction which is wider than most digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. Most similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it have a ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction.

This camera's light exposure correction (±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)) is actually the best light exposure correction amongst all SLR digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Alpha A77.

The worst light exposure correction across similar types of camera is ± 2EV (1/3EV step).

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Fairly High ISO Sensitivity (max)

Across all the digital cameras of this age and spec the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 1,600 to 210,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 23,000. The Alpha A77 has a quite high ISO sensitivity (max) (51,200) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Alpha A77.

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Very Large Viewfinder Screen Size

The Alpha A77 has a very large viewfinder screen size (0.5 inches) compared to most of the other SLR digital cameras that are a similar age to the Alpha A77. Across all the digital cameras of this type and age the viewfinder screen sizes range from 0.2" to 0.5".

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture Number

The Sony Alpha A77 has one of the smaller maximum aperture numbers (36) amongst SLR digital cameras of this age. The maximum aperture numbers of cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 3.1 to 38.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

The display resolution (numeric) of the Sony Alpha A77 of 1,228,800 pixel is one of the highest amongst SLR digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Alpha A77. Comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the Alpha A77 have display resolutions (numeric) of between 640 pixels and 2,400,000 pixels.

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Has Four Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Alpha A77 is more than most similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. This camera has a Neutral photo effects, which is the most frequently found photo effects found on SLR digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. The photo effects "Black&White", "Sepia" and "Vivid" are also found on this digital camera.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

At 1,650 milliampere * hour, the Sony Alpha A77 has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The smallest battery capacity of SLR digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Alpha A77 is 720mAh and the biggest is 2,300mAh.

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6000 X 4000 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 6000 x 4000 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum image resolution on SLR digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on cameras of a comparable type and age to it.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modes

The number of light exposure modes found on the Alpha A77 is more than most cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This Sony digital camera has an Auto light exposure modes, which is the most commonly found light exposure modes found on cameras of this spec and age. The light exposure modes "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this Sony camera.

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Supports Five ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Alpha A77 is more than most comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as it. This camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by SLR digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Alpha A77. The ISO sensitivities "50", "12800", "25600" and "51200" are also supported by this Sony camera.

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Supports Two Camera File Systems

The Alpha A77 has a greater number of camera file systems than most cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by cameras of a comparable age and type to the Alpha A77. The camera file system "DCF 2.0" is also supported by this Sony camera.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is typical of many digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Very Short Flash Sync-Speed

The Alpha A77 has one of the shorter flash sync-speeds (only 0.004 seconds) amongst SLR digital cameras of this age. The flash sync-speeds of similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as the Alpha A77 range from 0.004s to 4s.

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Quite Small ISO Sensitivity (min)

The Alpha A77 has a very small ISO sensitivity (min) (only 50) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Alpha A77. Across all the similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago the ISO sensitivities (min) range from 50 to 200, and the average ISO sensitivity (min) is 110.

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9 Reasons Against

Poor Product Quality

One customer who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was not good quality.

Does Not Support Video Capability

The Alpha A77 does not support video capability, although it is worth noting that most of the other cameras of this age and type also do not support video capability.

Alternative digital cameras which also support video capability that you might also want to look at include the Nikon D600 ($842.89), or the Sony SLT-A77 ($899.99) or the Pentax K-5 II + SMC PENTAX-DA 18-55mm + SMC PENTAX-DA 50-200mm.

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Not 3D

The Sony Alpha A77 is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other cameras that have been on the market for more than two years are also not 3D.

If you want a digital camera that is 3D then you might want to look at the Sony SLT-A77 ($899.99) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Most comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a GPS (satellite). The Sony Alpha A77 is no exception to this as it also does not have a GPS (satellite).

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Alpha A77 does not have an image stabilizer, although this is within the context that most of the other SLR digital cameras that are a similar age to the Alpha A77 also do not have an image stabilizer.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other cameras of this spec and age, the Alpha A77 is not waterproof.

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Sony Alpha A77 is more than most digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. This Sony digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on comparable spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The flash modes "Fill-in", "Flash off", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Sony Alpha A77 has a quite short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) (only 82.5 millimeters) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the Alpha A77. The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras that were released more than two years ago is 75mm, the longest is 590mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 130mm.

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Only Supports Four Audio Formats Supported

The Alpha A77 has a greater number of audio formats than most SLR digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This camera supports an AC3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by SLR digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Alpha A77. The audio formats supported "AAC", "LC-AAC" and "MP4" are also supported by this Sony camera.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels
Sensor Format
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Colour
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Mount Interface
Diaphragm Blade
Filter Size
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Focus Adjustment
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Screen Size
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
USB Connector Type
HDMI
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Dioptre Correction
Anti-Dust Function
Camera File System
Live View
Saturation Adjustment
Contrast Adjustment
Brightness Adjustment
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Supported
Battery Type
Battery Capacity
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Voltage
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Technical Details
Image Processor
Self-Timer

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