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Sony Alpha A77 II Digital Camera

SLR 24.3MP CMOS 4x Apr 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Digital Zoom Release Date
Sony cameras have good reviews
Supports video recording
Supports Wi-Fi

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Reviews

Sony Cameras Have Good Reviews

Based on 23,045 expert and owner reviews (including 7,132 verified purchases), Sony has good reviews for its digital cameras. Sony also has good reviews specifically for its high megapixel cameras. 92% of those that bought a Sony camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Sony Alpha A77 II features voice recording, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Sony Alpha A77 II has a built-in microphone. Most of the other cameras of this type and age also have a built-in microphone.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Sony released the Alpha A77 II.


Weight & Dimensions

Heavy

The weights of high megapixel cameras that were launched more than two years ago range from 90g to 1.5kg. With a weight of 647 grams, the Sony Alpha A77 II is quite heavy compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

Alternative digital cameras with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Sony Alpha SLT-A77 (653g).

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Light Exposure

Supports Five ISO Sensitivities

The Alpha A77 II has a greater number of ISO speeds than most high megapixel cameras that are a similar age to it. This Sony camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera. The ISO sensitivities "50", "12800", "25600" and "51200" are also supported by this camera.

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Battery

480 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Alpha A77 II is a camera that takes 480 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera take between 30 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The Sony Alpha A77 II has an HDMI. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that came out more than two years ago also have an HDMI.

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Packaging Content

Has a Battery Charger Included

The Alpha A77 II has a battery charger included. Most of the other cameras of this type and age also have a battery charger included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Sony Alpha A77 II has a batteries included. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also have a batteries included.

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Viewfinder

Quite Large Viewfinder Screen Size

At 0.5 inches, the Alpha A77 II has a fairly large viewfinder screen size compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a comparable age to this camera. Across all the high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera the viewfinder screen sizes range from 0.2" to 0.5", and the average viewfinder screen size is 0.37".

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Video

Supports Video Recording

The Alpha A77 II supports video recording. Most of the other cameras that have been around for more than two years also support video recording.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Alpha A77 II supports Full HD video, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera.

There are a number of other digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Samsung NX300.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Technical Details

Has a Self-Timer

The Alpha A77 II has a self-timer. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera also have a self-timer.

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Camera

Features Contrast Adjustment

The Alpha A77 II features contrast adjustment. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that were launched more than two years ago also feature contrast adjustment.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Sony Alpha A77 II features saturation adjustment. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera also feature saturation adjustment.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Alpha A77 II has an anti-dust function. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera also have an anti-dust function.

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Has a Dioptre Correction

The Alpha A77 II has a dioptre correction, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Supports Live View

The Alpha A77 II supports live view, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Alpha A77 II features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Features Histogram

The Alpha A77 II features histogram, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera.

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Display

Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

Across all the cameras of this spec and age the display resolutions (numeric) range from 460 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels. At 2,359,296 pixels, the Alpha A77 II has a very high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Alpha A77 II has a vari-angle LCD display. Most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera also have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Alpha A77 II has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for more than two years.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 3" screen cameras currently available including the Canon EOS 7D ($538.45) which has better reviews.

If this digital camera display diagonal is too small for you then you might also want to look at the D5500 ($466.89) (3.2"), or the D810A ($3,054.99) (3.2") both from Nikon or the Pentax 645Z ($6,188.88) (3.2") which is also higher rated.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Alpha A77 II has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras of this type and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras with a built-in flash currently available including because of it's better review score, the D5300 ($397.49), or the Coolpix S3400 both from Nikon or the Canon IXUS 275 HS.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Alpha A77 II has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

We compared all the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon EOS 6D EF ($1,509) is also worth considering.

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6000 X 4000 Still Image Resolution

The Alpha A77 II has a higher still image resolution than most cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This camera has a 6000 x 4000 still image resolution(s), whereas most digital cameras that were released around the same time as it have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s). This digital camera also 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.

A 6000 x 4000 still image resolution(s) is actually the best still image resolution across all cameras that came out around the same time as this camera.

The worst still image resolution across comparable types of digital camera is 640 x 360.

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6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Sony Alpha A77 II has a 6000 x 4000 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution found on most high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. Cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera maximum image resolutions range from 4608 x 3456 pixels to 7360 x 4912 pixels.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Alpha A77 II supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

There are a number of other digital cameras which support Wi-Fi currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the P520, or the D5300 ($397.49) both from Nikon.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony Alpha A77 II supports Near Field Communication (NFC), as do most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Lens System

Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Alpha A77 II has a relatively average digital zoom compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 4x digital zoom cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon EOS 5D Mark II ($1,465).

If you are looking for a bigger digital zoom then you might want to look at the Alpha A5100 ($399) (8x), or the Alpha A5100L (8x) both from Sony which also has a higher rating.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony ilca77m2qgbl, sony w18135mm, sony slta77vm, sony slta77vq, sony w1855mm, sony vgc77am, sony a77ii
Barcodes 00027242284050, 00027242846166, 00027242879867, 04905524979299, 04905524979305, 05013493251915, 08029276078058

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