Sony A77 with Sony A700 Comparison

Sony A77 and Sony A700 Main Features

  • October, 2011
  • December, 2007
  • 24 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • 12 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • 50 - 16000 ISO
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Articulated Screen
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
  • 2359k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • -
  • 12.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 5.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • -
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In GPS
  • -
  • 143 x 104 x 81 mm, 732g.
  • 142 x 105 x 80 mm, 768g.
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Sony A77 Scores


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

Sony A700 Scores


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

Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 with Sony SLT-A77 Overview


Let's compare SLT-A77 with Alpha DSLR-A700. Both cameras produced Sony. These models are included in the Semi-Pro DSLR cameras. Sony A77 was released in 2011, and Sony A700 in 2007. SLT-A77 is newer, which is a plus. Alpha DSLR-A700 4 years older. 4 years, this is a pretty big age difference.
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 second 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 articulated screen.
SLT-A77 has electronic viewfinder, and the Alpha DSLR-A700 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 SLT-A77 has 5.0 fps continuous shooting. Sony SLT-A77 has 5.0 fps continuous shooting.

General SLT-A77 Alpha DSLR-A700
Brand Sony Sony
Model SLT-A77 Alpha DSLR-A700
Announced October, 2011 December, 2007
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 Articulated Fixed
Screen Resolution 921k pixels 920k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Resolution 2359
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 95%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.73 0.6
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 19 11
Number of Cross Focus Points 11 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 sec 1/8000 sec
Continuous Shooting 12.0 fps 5.0 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, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, High Speed Sync, Rear Curtain, Fill-in, Wireless Auto, Fill-in, Red-Eye reduction, Slow Sync, rear curtain, Off
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±5 EV ±3 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 24 MP 12 MP
Max Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 4272 x 2848
Max Native ISO 16000 6400
Min Native ISO 50 100
Max Boosted ISO 25600 0
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 None
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 Built-In None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 470 shots 0 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model NP-FM500H NP-FM500H
Physical
Weight 732 g 768 g
Physical Dimensions 143 x 104 x 81 mm 142 x 105 x 80 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 Compact Flash (Type I or II), Memory Stick Duo / Pro Duo
Storage Slots 1 2
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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