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Sony Alpha SLT-A77

A fully featured 24.3 megapixel digital camera
SLR 24.3MP 6000 X 4000 Pixels CMOS Jun 2012
Camera Type Megapixels Maximum Image Resolution Sensor Type Release Date

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Sony Alpha SLT-A77 Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have scored the Sony Alpha SLT-A77 as follows for Summary.
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Good Features
Overall Score
28
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 29?

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

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How Big is the Sony Alpha SLT-A77?

The Sony Alpha SLT-A77 is 142.6mm wide and 80.9mm tall. It is 104mm deep and weighs 653g.

Sony Alpha SLT-A77 front dimensions

Sony Alpha SLT-A77 size in context

Sony Alpha SLT-A77 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Has Very Good Camera Reviews

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


Features

Fairly High Megapixel

Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP. When compared to other digital cameras that we have checked the megapixel of, the Alpha SLT-A77's megapixel of 24.3 megapixels is one of the highest.

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6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Sony Alpha SLT-A77 has a 6000 x 4000 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution found on most cameras. The best image resolution of all cameras is 7680 x 5120 pixels and the worst is 2592 x 1944 pixels.

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Heavy

Across all the cameras the weights range from 1g to 1.5kg. The Sony Alpha SLT-A77 is fairly heavy (653 grams) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

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

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Alpha SLT-A77 has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

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

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Quite Large Viewfinder Screen Size

The Sony Alpha SLT-A77 has one of the larger viewfinder screen sizes (0.5 inches) amongst cameras of this age. The viewfinder screen sizes of cameras range from 0.17" to 8".

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Alpha SLT-A77 has an external flash connector. Most of the other digital cameras also have an external flash connector.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Alpha SLT-A77 has an HDMI port. Most of the other digital cameras also have an HDMI port.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

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

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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 cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

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

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470 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Alpha SLT-A77 is a digital camera that takes 470 shots battery life (CIPA standard).

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Quite Fast Flash Recharging Time

With a flash recharging time of only 3 seconds, the Sony Alpha SLT-A77 has one of the faster flash recharging times amongst cameras of this age. The flash recharging times of cameras range from 0.0055s to 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.5s.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

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

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Supports Live View

The Alpha SLT-A77 supports live view. Most of the other cameras also support live view.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Sony Alpha SLT-A77 features multi burst mode. Most of the other digital cameras also feature multi burst mode.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

The Alpha SLT-A77 has a fairly high display resolution (numeric) (921,600 pixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras. Digital cameras have display resolutions (numeric) of between 3 pixels and 16,000,000 pixels.

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12416 X 1856 Still Image Resolution

The Alpha SLT-A77 has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras. This digital camera has a 12416 x 1856 still image resolution(s), whereas most digital cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Sony digital camera have still image resolution(s) of 8192 x 1856, 4240 x 2832, 4240 x 2400, 7152 x 1080, 3008 x 2000 and 3008 x 1688 and 1920 x 1080. Across all cameras the still image resolution ranges 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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1440 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Sony Alpha SLT-A77 supports a maximum video resolution of 1440 x 1080 pixels. That's 69% more video resolution than a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by cameras. In addition, this camera supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels. Across all cameras the best video resolution is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

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

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

It was June 2012 when Sony released the Alpha SLT-A77.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon ilca77m2qcec, sony ilca77m2qcec, canon ilca77m2cec, sony ilca77m2cec, sony slta77v, sony 77m2

Barcodes:

00027242846166, 04056572580422, 04905524857856, 04905524979237, 04905524979299

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