Sony A700 with Sony A77 Comparison

Sony A700 and Sony A77 Main Features

  • December, 2007
  • October, 2011
  • 12 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • 24 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 50 - 16000 ISO
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 3" Articulated Screen
  • Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • -
  • 2359k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 5.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 12.0 fps continuous shooting
  • -
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • -
  • Built-In GPS
  • 142 x 105 x 80 mm, 768g.
  • 143 x 104 x 81 mm, 732g.
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Sony A700 Scores


Imaging score
50
Features score
54
Value for money score
71
Portability score
71
Overall score
57

Sony A77 Scores


Imaging score
59
Features score
81
Value for money score
88
Portability score
72
Overall score
76

Sony SLT-A77 with Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 Overview


Let's compare Alpha DSLR-A700 with SLT-A77. Both cameras produced Sony. These models are included in the Semi-Pro DSLR cameras. Sony A700 was released in 2007, and Sony A77 in 2011. SLT-A77 is newer, which is a plus. Alpha DSLR-A700 4 years older.
The sensor resolution of SLT-A77 is greater than that of Alpha DSLR-A700. The difference of 12 MP is quite a lot. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
At the first camera (Alpha DSLR-A700), the minimum ISO value is lower, which gives more opportunities for shooting in daylight. A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. At Sony A77, the maximum ISO is greater by 9600. Both cameras have Sensor-shift image stabilization. Both cameras feature a 3-inch fixed screen.
Alpha DSLR-A700 has optical (pentaprism) viewfinder, and the SLT-A77 doesn’t have. Viewfinder SLT-A77 has a higher resolution of 2359k dots, Alpha DSLR-A700 has a resolution of no electronic viewfinderk dots. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 has 12.0 fps continuous shooting. Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 has 12.0 fps continuous shooting.

General Alpha DSLR-A700 SLT-A77
Brand Sony Sony
Model Alpha DSLR-A700 SLT-A77
Announced December, 2007 October, 2011
Body Type Mid-size SLR Mid-size SLR
Lens
Lens Mount Sony/Minolta Alpha Sony/Minolta Alpha
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1.5 1.5
Number of Lenses 143 143
Macro Focus Range n/a n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Fixed Articulated
Screen Resolution 920k pixels 921k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Optical (pentaprism) Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 95% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.6 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 11 19
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 11
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 sec 1/8000 sec
Continuous Shooting 5.0 fps 12.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 12.00 12.00
Flash Modes Auto, Fill-in, Red-Eye reduction, Slow Sync, rear curtain, Off Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, High Speed Sync, Rear Curtain, Fill-in, Wireless
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±3 EV ±5 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size APS-C APS-C
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 23.5 x 15.6 mm 23.5 x 15.6 mm
Sensor Area 366.6 mm² 366.6 mm²
Sensor Resolution 12 MP 24 MP
Max Image Resolution 4272 x 2848 6000 x 4000
Max Native ISO 6400 16000
Min Native ISO 100 50
Max Boosted ISO 0 25600
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution None 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, AVCHD, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None Built-In
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots 470 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model NP-FM500H NP-FM500H
Physical
Weight 768 g 732 g
Physical Dimensions 142 x 105 x 80 mm 143 x 104 x 81 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type Compact Flash (Type I or II), Memory Stick Duo / Pro Duo SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
Storage Slots 2 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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