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Sony Alpha A77 II

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Sony Alpha A77 II

£929.00
Sony Alpha A77 II
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A top-quality but 3 year old SLR digital camera, with one of the highest image qualities available but representing only middle of the road value for money
SLR 24.3MP 6000 X 4000 Pixels CMOS Sep 2014
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Sony Alpha A77 II Review

With excellent features, we have ranked the Sony Alpha A77 II number 141 in best selling cameras and number 365 across all digital cameras.
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Value for Money
Average
94
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Age
3 Years Old
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

Praktica 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 cameras 2018.
This digital camera has some great 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
5-step tracking adjustment
Enhanced AF area modes
Expanded flexible spot
Face detection with face registration
Clear image zoom
XGA OLED trufinder
6000 x 4000 pixels image resolution
3-way tiltable LCD screen
Wide sensitivity range from ISO 100-25600
AF range control
Creative full HD movie functions
Quick AF full HD movie
12fps with AF tracking
Proprietary translucent mirror technology
79-point phase-detection AF system
BIONZ X processor
Ultra-high resolution exmor CMOS sensor
Higher than average maximum ISO sensitivity
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Customizable function buttons

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 399 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 421 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 417 in wildlife photography cameras.
75
Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

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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 Summary

Sony Has Very Good Digital Camera Reviews

We checked 22,092 expert and owner reviews (including 7,416 verified purchases) for Sony cameras and found that on average Sony has very good reviews. 92% of those that bought a Sony digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent features but is over 6 months old and at £929.00 it is more expensive than 77% of cameras.

Price Has Gone Up by £9 (1%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony Alpha A77 II and the United Kingdom price of £929.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,029.99 (£1,428.49).

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the Alpha A77 II in September 2014.

Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

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

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6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Sony 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 common resolution. Across all cameras the best resolution is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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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.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on cameras.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Alpha A77 II's maximum ISO sensitivity of 51,200 is very high compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 4% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity 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 Sony digital 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 Alpha A77 II has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the Sony Alpha A77 II of 647g is heavier than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 8% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolutions of cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The Alpha A77 II's display resolution of 2,360,000 pixels is higher than 99% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Sony Alpha A77 II features noise reduction, unlike 91% of digital cameras which do not feature noise reduction.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Alpha A77 II has a tripod mount. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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

This 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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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Sony Alpha A77 II features saturation adjustment, unlike 87% of cameras which do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Alpha A77 II features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Has a Microphone in

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

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Alpha A77 II features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 78% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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

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

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

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

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Alpha A77 II supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Average Display Diagonal

The Alpha A77 II's display diagonal of 3" is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 41% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Alpha A77 II has an anti-dust function, which is unusual. 90% of cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

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480 Battery Life

Most digital cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Alpha A77 II which takes 480 battery life.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Sony Alpha A77 II has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Supports Live View

The Alpha A77 II supports live view, which is unusual. 83% of digital cameras do not support live view.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Sony Alpha A77 II supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Alpha A77 II supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 69% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1440 x 1080|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on cameras.

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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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Average Digital Zoom

The Sony Alpha A77 II's digital zoom of 4x is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 44% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This 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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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Alpha A77 II supports dioptic correction, unlike 90% of cameras which 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 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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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Alpha A77 II features multi-shot function. 90% of cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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6000 X 4000 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Alpha A77 II is 6000 x 4000. That's over eight times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony bodyslta77vused1, sony ilca77m2gbl, sony ilca77m2q, sony w18135mm, sony hvlf58am, sony slta77vm, sony vgc77am, sony w1855mm, sony a77ii

Barcodes:

00027242846166, 00027242879850, 00027242879867, 00617689595170, 04905524979299, 04905524979305, 05013493251915, 08029276078058

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