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Sony Alpha SLT-A77 Digital Camera

£1,481.22
£949.00 £532.22 cheaper than 25 days ago
SLR 24.3MP CMOS SDXC Jun 2012
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Compatible Memory Cards Release Date
Sony has good reviews for its cameras
Supports video recording
Has an image stabilizer
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Reviews

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

We checked 23,045 expert and user reviews (including 7,132 verified purchases) for Sony cameras and found that on average Sony has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has good reviews specifically within its high megapixel cameras range. 92% of those that bought a Sony digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The Alpha SLT-A77 supports video recording, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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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 of this spec and age.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Alpha SLT-A77 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with an image stabilizer and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon EOS 6D (£857.99), and the Leica V-Lux (£879.00) is also worth considering.

It is worth also looking at alternative digital cameras which also have an image stabilizer including the Sony ILCE-7 (£799.00).

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12416 X 1856 Still Image Resolution

The Alpha SLT-A77 has a 12416 x 1856 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s) found on most high megapixel cameras that are a comparable age to it. This camera also have still image resolution(s) of 4240 x 2400, 3008 x 1688, 3008 x 2000, 4240 x 2832 and 7152 x 1080 and 8192 x 1856. The still image resolution of all cameras of this spec and age ranges from 640 x 360 to 6000 x 4000.

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6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Alpha SLT-A77 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 were released around the same time as it. The worst image resolution of all high megapixel cameras that were launched more than two years ago is 4608 x 3456 pixels and the best is 7360 x 4912 pixels.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Sony Alpha SLT-A77 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera also have a built-in flash.

There are a number of other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might also want to look at including the Sigma SD1 Merrill (£799.99), or the Nikon D600 (£913.70) which has better reviews.

We think you might also be interested in alternative digital cameras which also have a built-in flash including the Sony ILCE-7 (£799.00).

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Alpha SLT-A77 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other cameras that are a similar age to this camera.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Alpha SLT-A77 has an HDMI port, as do most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Flash

Has an External Flash Connector

The Sony Alpha SLT-A77 has an external flash connector, as do most of the other digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Alpha SLT-A77 has a flash exposure compensation. Most of the other cameras that have been available for more than two years also have a flash exposure compensation.

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Very Fast Flash Recharging Time

Across all the digital cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera the flash recharging times range from 3s to 10s. With a flash recharging time of only 3 seconds, the Sony Alpha SLT-A77 has a quite fast flash recharging time compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Camera

Features Saturation Adjustment

The Alpha SLT-A77 features saturation adjustment, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Alpha SLT-A77 features multi burst mode. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera also feature multi burst mode.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Alpha SLT-A77 has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera.

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Supports Live View

The Sony Alpha SLT-A77 supports live view. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera also support live view.

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Features Histogram

The Alpha SLT-A77 features histogram, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Display

Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Alpha SLT-A77 has a vari-angle LCD display. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available 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 SLT-A77 has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

If you want a digital camera with a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the Nikon D600 (£913.70) (3.2") which also has a higher rating.

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Packaging Content

Has a Hand Strap

The Sony Alpha SLT-A77 has a hand strap. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this camera also have a hand strap.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The Alpha SLT-A77 has a battery charger included, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Alpha SLT-A77 has a batteries included, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The Alpha SLT-A77 has an HDMI. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera also have an HDMI.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar type and age to it.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Sony Alpha SLT-A77 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Light Exposure

Supports Twenty-Five ISO Sensitivities

The Sony Alpha SLT-A77 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most high megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This Sony camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. The ISO sensitivities "125", "160", "200", "250", "320", "400", "500", "640", "800", "1000", "1250", "1600", "2000", "2250", "2500", "3200", "4000", "5000", "6400", "8000", "10000", "12800", "16000" and "Auto" are also supported by this camera.

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Price

Price Has Gone Down by £532.22 (36%)

The price has dropped from £1,481.22 to £949 in the last 25 days. Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 52% chance that the price will go back up. However the future is never certain and there remains a 48% chance that the price will actually go down further. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

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Weight & Dimensions

Heavy

The Sony Alpha SLT-A77 is one of the heavier high megapixel cameras that were launched more than two years ago (653 grams) amongst high megapixel cameras of this age. Across all the comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago the weights range from 90g to 1.5kg.

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Other

Released Over Five Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Sony released the Alpha SLT-A77.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon ilca77m2qcec, sony ilca77m2qcec, canon ilca77m2cec, sony ilca77m2cec
Barcodes 00027242846166, 04056572580422, 04905524857856, 04905524979237, 04905524979299

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Nikon D600 vs Sony Alpha SLT-A77

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£ 913.70 £949.00
£35 Cheaper
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Nikon D5300 vs Sony Alpha SLT-A77

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£ 318.99 £949.00
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Optical Viewfinder
921,598.964 Pixels Lower Display Resolution
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