Twelve customers reckoned that it was heavy and bulky. Five years ago expert review site Camcorderinfo.com scored it a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned “The Sony A77 is a big, heavy interchangeable lens camera that has a sophisticated set of video controls”. Expert review site Asia.cnet.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera also five years ago “It's heavy, especially with the 16-50mm kit lens (which, by the way, has become our favorite Sony lens).”. In the same month Digitaltrends.com mentioned “The SLT-A77 looks like a traditional enthusiast DSLR – it's big, heavy and peppered with buttons” in their review of this digital camera.
Ten customers concluded that the product was a good body shape. Digit.in said five years ago “Weather sealing and Magnesium Alloy body, burst mode of 10 frames per second (with AF tracking” and rated it 4 stars out of 5. Six years ago Digital Versus wrote “Splashproof body, advanced and customisable controls” in their review of this digital camera and rated the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Four years ago Bestbuy.com said “The body is built SO well” in their review of this digital camera and rated it a maximum of 5 stars.
Seven customers thought it was compact. Camcorderinfo.com gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said “With its coveted NEX line of compact system cameras, Sony has built a solid foundation of cameras that are great for shooting video in addition to still images” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Reviewed.com mentioned “Its large-sensor compact RX cameras have dominated the point-and-shoot market for two straight y” and scored this digital camera a maximum of 5 stars. Techradar.com mentioned “After the announcement of the full-frame E-mount Sony A7, A7R and A7S compact system cameras”.
Three people agreed that this digital camera was good structurally. Bhphotovideo.com wrote “Solid Construction”. Yuji said in their review of this digital camera “The SAL1650 is a very nice overall lens, very sharp and has a good construction”. Lappinguplight wrote “The body construction is superb”.
Two customers who bought it agreed that it was lightweight. Six years ago Mondorescue said in their review of this digital camera “The tripod is lightweight and sturdy enough for occasional uses with the big video cameras (e.g”. Mondorescue also wrote “It is lightweight where I take it with me on most of my travels” in their review.