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Sony Alpha A77 II

$2,099.99
$1,279.06 $820.93 cheaper than 53 days ago
A fully featured 24.3 megapixel camera
SLR 24.3MP CMOS Black Apr 2014
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Sony Alpha A77 II Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony Alpha A77 II number 342 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 28?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite high megapixel
6000 x 4000 pixels image resolution
Heavy
Very small digital zoom

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Sony Alpha A77 II Video Reviews


How Big is the Sony Alpha A77 II?

The Sony Alpha A77 II is 142.6mm wide and 80.9mm tall. It is 104.2mm deep and weighs 647g.

Sony Alpha A77 II front dimensions

Sony Alpha A77 II size in context

Sony Alpha A77 II In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

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


Features

Quite High Megapixel

When compared to other cameras, the megapixel of the Alpha A77 II of 24.3 megapixels is one of the highest. The lowest megapixel of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixel is 16MP.

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6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Alpha A77 II 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 best image resolution is 7680 x 5120 pixels and the worst is 2592 x 1944 pixels.

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Heavy

The Alpha A77 II is fairly heavy (647 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras. The weights of cameras range from 1g to 1.5kg.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Sony Alpha A77 II has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Alpha A77 II has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

Cameras have display resolutions (numeric) of between 3 pixels and 16,000,000 pixels. At 2,359,296 pixels, the Alpha A77 II has a very high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Alpha A77 II supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras also support Full HD video.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

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

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Has a Microphone in

The Alpha A77 II has a microphone in. Most of the other cameras also have a microphone in.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

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

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Sony Alpha A77 II has a shoe mounting point. Most of the other cameras also have a shoe mounting point.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Alpha A77 II has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other digital cameras also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Self-Timer

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

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony Alpha A77 II has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Alpha A77 II supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other cameras also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Sony Alpha A77 II supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. This camera also support a video resolutions of 1440 x 1080 pixels and 640 x 480 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail. The video resolution of all cameras ranges from 320 x 120 pixels to 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Alpha A77 II has a vari-angle LCD display, as do most of the other cameras.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Alpha A77 II features multi-shot function. Most of the other cameras also feature multi-shot function.

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480 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard), including the Alpha A77 II which takes 480 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Sony Alpha A77 II has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other cameras.

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6000 X 4000 Still Image Resolution

The Sony Alpha A77 II has a higher still image resolution than most cameras. This camera has a 6000 x 4000 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This digital camera also 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. Digital 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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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on cameras.

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Quite Large Maximum Aperture Number

The average maximum aperture number of digital cameras is 11, and the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 130. The Sony Alpha A77 II has one of the larger maximum aperture numbers (36) amongst cameras of this age.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

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

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Sony Alpha A77 II has a flash exposure compensation. Most of the other cameras also have a flash exposure compensation.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

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

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Supports Live View

The Alpha A77 II supports live view, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Sony Alpha A77 II features noise reduction. Most of the other cameras also feature noise reduction.

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Supports Wi-Fi

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

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Very Small Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of only 4 times zoom factor, the Alpha A77 II has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras. The average digital zoom of cameras is 11x, and the digital zooms range from 0.72x to 810x.

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Quite Large Viewfinder Screen Size

The average viewfinder screen size of cameras is 0.41", and the viewfinder screen sizes range from 0.17" to 8". The Sony Alpha A77 II has a fairly large viewfinder screen size (0.5 inches) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

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

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the Alpha A77 II in April 2014.


Value for Money

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony ilca77m2qgbl, sony ilca77m2gbl, sony slta77vk, sony w18135mm, sony slta77vm, sony slta77vq, sony vgc77am, sony w1855mm, sony a77ii
Barcodes 00027242284050, 00027242284067, 00027242833067, 00027242846166, 00027242879850, 00027242879867, 00617689595170, 00845251078558, 04905524807080, 04905524979299, 04905524979305, 05013493251915, 08029276078058

Frequently Asked Questions About the Sony Alpha A77 II

$779 Cheaper
A lot bigger digital zoom
340 more battery life (CIPA standard)
Vastly lower display resolution (numeric)
$1,047 Cheaper
458 pixels higher display resolution (numeric)
149g lighter
Significantly shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)

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