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Sony Alpha A77 II

$1,199.99
Sony Alpha A77 II
96
Reviews
276 Reviews + 17 Awards
78
Features
Good Features
70
Popularity
Quite Popular
63
Value for Money
Good
76
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A high image quality and multi award winning 647g digital camera, with a good spec.
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With outstanding reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Sony Alpha A77 II number 224 in best selling cameras and number 301 across all digital cameras.

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Kagoo Score
97
Reviews
79
Features
70
Popularity
63
Value for Money

76

76
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has great expert reviews and superb user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital 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:
Higher than average megapixels
High-resolution information display
Adjustable viewfinder settings
Focus magnifier and peaking function
Enhanced in-body image stabilization
Area-specific noise reduction
Leading image technologies
Eye AF

What is the Kagoo Score?

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The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the digital camera is recommended.

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What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

97
Reviews

Average Review Score

4.6 stars (262 reviews)

47%

of Customers Would Recommend
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6 Editor's Choice Awards

This digital camera has received six Editor's Choice Awards from a number of expert reviews sites including PC Mag, log.com.tr and reviewed.com.
Editor's Choice from PC Mag Editor's Choice from log.com.tr Editor's Choice from reviewed.com Editor's Choice from camcorderinfo.com Editor's Choice from Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice from photoreview.com.au

5 Recommended Awards

The Sony Alpha A77 II has received five Recommended Awards from a number of expert reviews sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar and gagadget.com.
Recommended from Trusted Reviews Recommended from Techradar Recommended from gagadget.com Recommended from M3.idg.se Recommended from Akam.no

15 Further Awards

It's received 15 Awards from a number of expert reviews sites including Digital Versus, Les Numeriques.com and 01net.com.
5 Star from Digital Versus 5 Star from Les Numeriques.com 5 Star from 01net.com Highly Recommended from Ephotozine Highly Recommended from Camera Labs Especially Recommended 5 Star from Lydogbilde.no Especially Recommended 5 Star from lydogbillede.dk Silver from DP Review Essential from PhotographyBlog.com Gold from What Digital Camera Hot Product from Pocket Lint Test Winner from Magnus.de 4 Star from ljudochbild.se Platinum from buy-n-shoot.com Outstanding from chip.com.my

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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Higher than average megapixels
6000 x 4000 pixels image resolution
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Higher than average maximum ISO sensitivity
Wide range of minimum aperture numbers depending on lens used
Optical image stabilisation may be available with some lenses
Very short camera shutter speed
Has a built-in flash
Has a shoe mounting point
Wide range of maximum aperture numbers depending on lens used
Has a tripod mount
Higher than average display resolution
Supports Wi-Fi
480 battery life
Features contrast adjustment
Supports Full HD video
Wide range of closest focusing distances depending on lens used
Has an anti-dust function
Features noise reduction
Features brightness adjustment
Has a microphone in
Has a self-timer
Features multi-shot function
Has a vari-angle LCD display
Supports dioptic correction
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Features flash exposure compensation
Features saturation adjustment
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
Supports live view
Wide range of maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) depending on lens used
6000 x 4000 still image resolution
Average digital zoom
Average display diagonal
Only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
Heavier than average
Only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
Higher Than Average Megapixels

Across all the digital cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Alpha A77 II of 24.3MP is higher than 95% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

What does "megapixels" mean? Less Edit
6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Alpha A77 II 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 frequently found resolution. Across all cameras the best resolution is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

What does "maximum image resolution" mean? Less Edit
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.

What does "optical zoom" mean? Less Edit
Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as Full HD.

What does "maximum video resolution" mean? Less Edit
Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Alpha A77 II of 51,200 is very high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 3% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all digital cameras is 15,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000.

What does "maximum ISO sensitivity" mean? Less Edit
Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This digital 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.

What does "minimum aperture number" mean? Less Edit
Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

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

What is an image stabiliser? Less Edit
Very Short Camera Shutter Speed

The average camera shutter speed of all digital cameras is 0.0089s, with the shortest being 0.000016s and the longest being 4s. The camera shutter speed of the Alpha A77 II of only 0.000125s is shorter than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is shorter than 90% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

What does "camera shutter speed" mean? Less Edit
Has a Built-in Flash
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The Alpha A77 II has a built-in flash. 67% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

What is a built-in flash? Less Edit
Heavier Than Average

The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 2.7kg, and the average weight is 310g. The Alpha A77 II's weight of 647g is in the heaviest 9% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

What does "weight" mean? Less Edit
Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Sony Alpha A77 II has a shoe mounting point, which is unusual. 89% of digital cameras do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This digital 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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Has a Tripod Mount

The Sony Alpha A77 II has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 74% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Alpha A77 II of 1,230,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 5% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average display resolution of all cameras is 600,000 pixels, with the lowest being 23,000 pixels and the highest being 6,300,000 pixels.

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Supports Wi-Fi
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The Alpha A77 II supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 71% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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480 Battery Life

The Sony Alpha A77 II is a digital camera that takes 480 shots battery life. Most of the other digital cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Alpha A77 II features contrast adjustment, which is unusual. 83% of digital cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Supports Full HD Video
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The Alpha A77 II supports Full HD video. 79% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Wide Range of Closest Focusing Distances Depending On Lens Used

This Sony camera has interchangeable lenses so the closest focusing distance depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of closest focusing distances are possible with this camera.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Alpha A77 II has an anti-dust function. 91% of digital cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

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Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

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.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Sony Alpha A77 II features noise reduction, unlike 92% of digital cameras which do not feature noise reduction.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Alpha A77 II's digital zoom of 4x is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 87% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Alpha A77 II features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 79% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Has a Microphone in

The Sony Alpha A77 II has a microphone in, which is unusual. 89% of cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Alpha A77 II has a self-timer, unlike 83% of digital cameras which do not have a self-timer.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Sony Alpha A77 II features multi-shot function, which is unusual. 91% of cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Sony Alpha A77 II has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 85% of digital cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Alpha A77 II supports dioptic correction. 91% of cameras do not support dioptic correction.

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Has a Built-in Speaker(s)

The Alpha A77 II has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 91% of cameras which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Alpha A77 II features flash exposure compensation, unlike 81% of digital cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Alpha A77 II features saturation adjustment, which is unusual. 88% of digital cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Alpha A77 II supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 88% of cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Live View

The Sony Alpha A77 II supports live view, unlike 84% of digital cameras which do not support live view.

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Wide Range of Maximum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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6000 X 4000 Still Image Resolution

The Sony Alpha A77 II supports a maximum still image resolution of 6000 x 4000. That's 69% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4352 x 3264. This Sony camera also supports a still image resolution of 6000x4000, 4240x2832, 3008x2000 plus 7 more values. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 6000 x 3368.

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Average Display Diagonal
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The Alpha A77 II's display diagonal of 3" is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 37% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Popularity

Popularity

The Sony Alpha A77 II has been listed on Kagoo since January 2017 and is currently ranked number 301 out of 490 digital cameras.
63
Value for Money

Value for Money

The chart below compares the value for money of the Sony Alpha A77 II (the red dot) against some of its competitors (the blue dots). Hover on a blue dot to see additional info for each competitor. Click the dot to view that product.

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47% of Customers Would Recommend
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262 Reviews
Silver from DP Review Essential from PhotographyBlog.com Gold from What Digital Camera Highly Recommended from Ephotozine Recommended from Trusted Reviews Recommended from Techradar Highly Recommended from Camera Labs Hot Product from Pocket Lint 5 Star from Digital Versus Editor's Choice from PC Mag Test Winner from Magnus.de Especially Recommended 5 Star from Lydogbilde.no Especially Recommended 5 Star from lydogbillede.dk Recommended from gagadget.com Recommended from M3.idg.se 4 Star from ljudochbild.se Editor's Choice from log.com.tr Platinum from buy-n-shoot.com 5 Star from Les Numeriques.com 5 Star from 01net.com Editor's Choice from reviewed.com Editor's Choice from camcorderinfo.com Editor's Choice from Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice from photoreview.com.au Outstanding from chip.com.my Recommended from Akam.no
26 Awards

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Low Light High ISO Video comparison test_ Sony Alpha SLT A77 vs. against or Canon 5D mark II
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Sony A77 II AF Speedtest
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Video: Sony Alpha A77 Digitalkamera-Test
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Sony Alpha SLT-A77 II ? Review (English Version)
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Sony A6000 vs A77 (a Rapid Review!)
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Sony A77 Mark II Review
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Sony A77 II long-term REVIEW! | 4K
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Test Sony Alpha SLT-A77 in Ulm
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Sony A77 DSLR Camera Unboxing!
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Sony a77 II for Wildlife Photography Field Review
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SONY SLT A77 FULL AUTO TEST FOOTAGE
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Unboxing - Sony Alpha a77 Mkii (Mark 2)
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Sony A77 II : Review
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Sony Alpha A77 II - testovací video
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Sony SLT-A77 II : brzi test
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Unboxing Sony Alpha A77 II SLT 16-50mm kit
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Recenze a test Sony Alpha A77 II | Testado.cz
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Sony Alpha A77 II Specification

Key Features
Weight
Camera Type
Megapixels
Picture Quality
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Sensor Type
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels
Sensor Format
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Energy Star Certified
Colour
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Aspherical Lens
Extra/Smart Zoom
Lens Mount Interface
Diaphragm Blade
Filter Size
Focusing
Closest Focusing Distance
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Focus
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity
Light Exposure Modes
Maximum ISO Sensitivity
Minimum ISO Sensitivity
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Camera Shutter Speed
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Exposure Compensation
Shoe Mounting Point
Flash Modes
Flash Guide Number
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording
Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
HD Type
Audio
Built-in Microphone
Built-in Speaker(s)
Voice Recording
Noise Reduction
Audio System
Audio Formats Supported
Memory
Compatible Memory Card
Display
Display Diagonal
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution
Second Display
Display
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Screen Size
Magnification
Viewfinder Type
Viewfinder Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
Microphone in
USB Version
DC-in Jack
HDMI Connector Type
Camera
Image Processor
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Multi-Shot Function
Histogram
Dioptic Correction
Anti-Dust Function
Camera File System
Live View
Tripod Mount
Saturation Adjustment
Contrast Adjustment
Brightness Adjustment
Built-in Processor
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Lens Weight
Lens Length
Lens Diameter
Weight (Including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Supported
Battery Type
Battery Capacity
Battery Life
Battery Voltage
System Requirements
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Wi-Fi Standards
Data Network
Other Features
Built-in Flash
Aspect Ratio
Technical Details
Self-Timer

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

used sony code5700060, ilca77m2qcec sel1650, sony ilca77m2qcec, ilca77m2qcec a77, sony ilca77m2cec, ilca77m2cec a77, sony slta77vm, sony w18135mm, sony sel1650, sony a77ii, sony 243mp, sony f28

Barcodes

00027242846166, 04056572580422, 04905524979237, 04905524979299, 04905524979305, 05013493251915, 08029276078058

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