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Sony SLT-A77

A classic and fully featured SLR digital camera
SLR 24.3MP CMOS Black Oct 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Sensor Type Colour Release Date

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Sony SLT-A77 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony SLT-A77 number 474 across all digital cameras.
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18 Reviews
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Fully-Featured
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3 Years Old
Overall Score
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Average

Why Has it Scored 56?

It has not bad expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
This Sony digital camera has some great features:
6000 x 4000 pixels image resolution
Fairly high megapixels sensor
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution
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Sony SLT-A77 Video Reviews


How Big is the Sony SLT-A77?

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

Sony SLT-A77 front dimensions

Sony SLT-A77 size in context

Sony SLT-A77 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

This camera received a rating of 80 out of 100 from expert review website CNET.com.

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Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 17 owner reviews this Sony camera has an exceptional overall owner rating. Over 90% of reviewers gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. That puts this digital camera in the top 6% of all the digital cameras.

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Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Cameras

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


Features

6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the SLT-A77 is 6000 x 4000 pixels. That's 51% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. The worst resolution of all digital cameras is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Fairly High Megapixels Sensor

The megapixels of digital cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The Sony SLT-A77's sensor megapixels of 24.3MP is in the highest 4% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This Sony 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 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 average ISO sensitivity (max) of all cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000. The Sony SLT-A77's ISO sensitivity (max) of 16,000 is in the highest 21% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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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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Heavy

The weights of digital cameras range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the SLT-A77 of 653g is in the heaviest 7% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The SLT-A77 has a built-in flash. 66% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Features Album Organization

The SLT-A77 features album organization, unlike 96% of digital cameras which do not feature album organization.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The SLT-A77 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 75% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Wide Range of Closest Focusing Distances Depending On Lens Used

This 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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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 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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4240 X 2832 Pixels Still Image Resolution

The SLT-A77 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4240 x 2832 pixels. That's 25% lower still image resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. This digital camera also supports a still image resolution of 3008 x 2000 pixels and 1920 x 1080 pixels. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 384 x 480 pixels (worst) to 6016 x 4016 pixels (best).

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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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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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Quite High Display Resolution

Digital cameras have display resolutions of between 3 pixels and 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 590,000 pixels. The display resolution of the SLT-A77 of 922,000 pixels is quite high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 22% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The SLT-A77 supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of digital cameras do not support video capability.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Sony SLT-A77 features flash exposure compensation, unlike 80% of digital cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all digital cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 0.5" and the largest being 9". The Sony SLT-A77's display diagonal of 3" is in the largest 9% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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3D

The SLT-A77 is 3D, unlike 90% of digital cameras which are not 3D.

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Features Noise Reduction

The SLT-A77 features noise reduction. 92% of cameras do not feature noise reduction.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The SLT-A77 has a GPS (satellite). 90% of digital cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The SLT-A77 has a vari-angle LCD display. 84% of digital cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the SLT-A77 of only 2x is in the smallest 4% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The digital zooms of digital cameras range from 0.72x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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Supports Live View

The Sony SLT-A77 supports live view. 84% of digital cameras do not support live view.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Sony SLT-A77 has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 71% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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530 Battery Life

Most digital cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life, including the SLT-A77 which takes 530 battery life.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera was released in October 2013.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon ilca77m2cec, sony ilca77m2cec, sony slta77v, sony 77m2
Barcodes 00017353242230, 00027242833067, 00027242833074, 04905524806847, 04905524806885, 04905524806892, 04905524806908, 04905524806984, 04905524806991, 04905524807004, 04905524807073, 04905524807080, 04905524887075, 04905524950755, 04905524950762, 04905524979237

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Sony SLT-A77

343g lighter
User reviews are better
16.4 larger maximum aperture number
200 less battery life (CIPA standard)
3x lighter
Bigger digital zoom
0.8 larger maximum aperture number
Only 300 shots battery life (CIPA standard)

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