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Sony Alpha A77 II

A fully featured and 3 year old SLR digital camera
SLR 24.3MP CMOS Black Apr 2014
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Sony Alpha A77 II Review

With excellent features, we have ranked the Sony Alpha A77 II number 627 across all digital cameras.
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Fully-Featured
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3 Years Old
Overall Score
46
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 47?

Canon cameras have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
This digital camera has some great features:
Quite high megapixels sensor
6000 x 4000 pixels image resolution
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution

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

We checked 32,324 owner and expert reviews (including 10,628 verified purchases) for Sony digital cameras and found that on average Sony has very good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Sony has very good ratings specifically for its digital cameras. 92% of those that bought a Sony camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Quite High Megapixels Sensor

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 in the highest 3% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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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 the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This 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.

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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 typical of many digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Quite High ISO Sensitivity (max)

The Alpha A77 II's ISO sensitivity (max) of 51,200 is in the highest 3% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 14,000.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This 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.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

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

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Sony Alpha A77 II has a built-in flash. 66% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Heavy

The weight of the Alpha A77 II of 647g is in the heaviest 7% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The weights of cameras range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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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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Features Brightness Adjustment

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

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony 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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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Alpha A77 II has a shoe mounting point. 90% of digital cameras do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Wide Range of Aspherical Lenses Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the aspherical lens depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of aspherical lenses are possible with this camera.

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Quite Large Viewfinder Screen Size

The viewfinder screen sizes of cameras range from 0.17" to 8", and the average viewfinder screen size is 0.41". The Alpha A77 II's viewfinder screen size of 0.5" is fairly large compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 7% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Alpha A77 II's digital zoom of 4x is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Sony Alpha A77 II supports Wi-Fi. 72% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Alpha A77 II has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 92% of digital cameras which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Alpha A77 II has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 75% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

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

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Features Saturation Adjustment

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

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Alpha A77 II supports dioptic correction, unlike 90% of digital cameras which do not support dioptic correction.

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6000 X 4000 Pixels Still Image Resolution

The Alpha A77 II supports a maximum still image resolution of 6000 x 4000 pixels. That's 51% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. In addition, this digital camera supports still image resolutions of 12416 x 1856 pixels, 6000 x 3376 pixels, 8192 x 1856 pixels plus 6 more values. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 384 x 480 pixels (worst) to 6016 x 4016 pixels (best).

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Sony Alpha A77 II features contrast adjustment. 83% of digital cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Alpha A77 II has a self-timer. 82% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080|1440 x 1080|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. 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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Has a Microphone in

The Alpha A77 II has a microphone in, which is unusual. 88% of digital cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Alpha A77 II features flash exposure compensation, unlike 80% of digital cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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480 Battery Life

The Alpha A77 II is a camera that takes 480 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life.

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Fairly High Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Sony Alpha A77 II of 2,360,000 pixels is very high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 1% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the display resolutions range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 590,000 pixels.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Alpha A77 II supports Full HD video, unlike 75% of digital cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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Features Noise Reduction

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

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Sony 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 an Anti-Dust Function

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

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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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Supports Live View

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

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Alpha A77 II has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 84% of digital cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Alpha A77 II's display diagonal of 3" is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the Alpha A77 II in April 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon ilca77m2qcec, sony ilca77m2qcec, sony slta77vm, sony w18135mm, sony a77ii
Barcodes 00027242846166, 00845251078558, 04905524979299, 04905524979305, 05013493251915, 08029276078058

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Sony Alpha A77 II

Vastly higher display resolution (numeric)
21.7MP higher megapixel
14 smaller maximum aperture number

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