Sony SLT-A77 II Review

Overall Score

80

Main Features

  • 24 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • 50 - 25600 ISO
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Articulated Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 2359k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 12 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 143 x 104 x 81 mm, 647g.
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Sony SLT-A77 II Overview


First introduced in May, 2014, Sony SLT-A77 II is a 24 MP DSLR with a APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm) sized CMOS sensor. Sony replaced the older Sony A77 with SLT-A77 II. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Sony A77 II with Sony A77


Proc and Cons of Sony A77 II


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Sony SLT-A77 II with competitors in semi-pro dslr cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
External Flash
RAW Support
25600 Max Native ISO
12.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
UHS-I Memory Card Support
Environmental Sealing
79 Focus Points
Flash Sync Port
Selfie Friendly Screen
Remote Control with a Smartphone
NFC Connectivity
Articulating Screen
AF Face Detection
24MP High Resolution Sensor
1229k dots Screen Resolution
1/8000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
Microphone Port
2359k dot Viewfinder Resolution
15 Cross Focus Points
150000 cycles Shutter Life Expectancy
Focus Bracketing
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
Low Battery Life: 480 shots
No Articulating Screen
Weight: 647g
Type Scores

Sony SLT-A77 II has an Overall Score of 80/100 and ranked #18 out of 206 in DSLR cameras, and ranked #57 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Sony A77 II Scores
Imaging score
60
Features score
86
Value for money score
91
Portability score
74
Overall score
80
Average Scores in Semi-Pro DSLR
Imaging Score
55
Features Score
58
Value For Money Score
73
Portability Score
70
Overall score
61

Physical Dimensions of Sony A77 II


Sony SLT-A77 II weighs 647g and has external dimensions of 143 x 104 x 81mm (5.63 x 4.09 x 3.19"). Considering that the average weight of Semi-Pro DSLR cameras is 783g, Sony A77 II is 136 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Semi-Pro DSLR Cameras


Sony A77 II
647g
Average weight
783g
Min weight
479g
Max weight
1074g

Thickness Comparison
Semi-Pro DSLR Cameras


Sony A77 II
81mm
Average Thickness
75mm
Min Thickness
64mm
Max Thickness
86mm

Here is the front and top view image of Sony SLT-A77 II with the dimensions:

Sony SLT-A77 II

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight SLT-A77 II Dimensions SLT-A77 II
Sony SLT-A68 Sony A68 610 g 647 g 143 x 104 x 81 mm 143 x 104 x 81 mm
Sony SLT-A77 Sony A77 732 g 647 g 143 x 104 x 81 mm 143 x 104 x 81 mm
Nikon D7200 Nikon D7200 765 g 647 g 136 x 107 x 76 mm 143 x 104 x 81 mm
Sony SLT-A99 Sony A99 812 g 647 g 147 x 111 x 78 mm 143 x 104 x 81 mm
Canon EOS 80D Canon 80D 730 g 647 g 139 x 105 x 79 mm 143 x 104 x 81 mm
Sony Alpha A7 II Sony A7 II 599 g 647 g 127 x 96 x 60 mm 143 x 104 x 81 mm
Sony Alpha a6300 Sony A6300 404 g 647 g 120 x 67 x 49 mm 143 x 104 x 81 mm
Canon EOS 7D Mark II Canon 7D MII 910 g 647 g 149 x 112 x 78 mm 143 x 104 x 81 mm

Specifications of Sony SLT-A77 II


General
Brand Sony
Model SLT-A77 II
Announced May, 2014
Body Type Mid-size SLR
Lens
Lens Mount Sony/Minolta Alpha
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1.5
Number of Lenses 143
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Articulated
Screen Resolution 1229k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 2359
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.73
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 79
Number of Cross Focus Points 15
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 sec
Continuous Shooting 12.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 12.00
Flash Modes Auto, fill, rear sync, slow sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ± EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size APS-C
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions - mm
Sensor Area 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 24 MP
Max Image Resolution 6000 x 4000
Max Native ISO 25600
Min Native ISO 50
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 480 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model NP-FM500H
Physical
Weight 647 g
Physical Dimensions 143 x 104 x 81 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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