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Sony Alpha A77

$1,198.00
Sony Alpha A77
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Our Verdict:
A high image quality and good spec SLR camera
SLR 24.3MP 647g 6000 X 4000 Pixels Apr 2013
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Sony Alpha A77 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Sony Alpha A77 number 629 across all digital cameras.
57
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This 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

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

75
Sports Photography
Very Good
69
Wildlife Photography
Good

Should You Buy it Now?

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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.

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Sony Alpha A77 In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

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We found a cheaper price for the Sony Alpha A77 of £823.36 ($823.36) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $374.64.

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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 digital camera, which is the most common resolution. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The Alpha A77's sensor megapixels of 24.3MP is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 95% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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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 typical of many cameras.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

Cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 15,000. The Alpha A77's maximum ISO sensitivity of 51,200 is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 94% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

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

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Very Short Camera Shutter Speed

The Alpha A77's camera shutter speed of only 0.000125s is shorter than 89% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The shortest camera shutter speed of digital cameras is 0.000016s, the longest is 4s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.0056s.

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Has a Built-In Flash

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The Sony Alpha A77 has a built-in flash. 70% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the Sony Alpha A77 of 647g is heavier than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 9% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average weight of all cameras is 310g, with the lightest being 57g and the heaviest being 1.5kg.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Alpha A77 features brightness adjustment, unlike 77% of cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Supports Full HD Video

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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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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Alpha A77 features multi burst mode. 86% of cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

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

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

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

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Has a Self-Timer

The Alpha A77 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 81% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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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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3D

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

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Alpha A77 has an anti-dust function. 89% of digital cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Sony Alpha A77 does not feature bluetooth. 94% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Features Noise Reduction

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

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Alpha A77 of 3" is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 39% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Alpha A77 has a tripod mount, unlike 72% of cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

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

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Sony Alpha A77 features contrast adjustment. 81% of cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Alpha A77 has an external flash connector, which is unusual. 85% of cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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Supports Video Capability

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The Alpha A77 supports video capability, unlike 64% of cameras which do not support video capability.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Sony 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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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Sony Alpha A77 of 4x is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 27% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many cameras.

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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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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

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

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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 cameras.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

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

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Has an HDMI Port

The Alpha A77 has an HDMI port, unlike 71% of cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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Supports Live View

The Alpha A77 supports live view, unlike 82% of digital cameras which do not support live view.

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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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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

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

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Very Fast Flash Recharging Time

The flash recharging time of the Alpha A77 of only 3s is faster than 91% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the cameras the flash recharging times range from 1s to 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.5s.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Alpha A77 features saturation adjustment, which is unusual. 86% of cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Alpha A77 supports Wi-Fi. 68% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

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