Sony SLT - A77
Top 22%1,180 points
Top 22%
Megapixels
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Top 90%
211 cameras
19.73MP - 28.56MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
No
megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life

Sony SLT - A77: 66 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

24.7MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
294
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
15.6 x 23.5mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
247
0

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
19
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
191
0

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
12fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
176
0

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Sony SLT - A77
26% have it
152
0

6. weight

653g
HTC Re: 65.5g
142
0

7. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
25600ISO
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
127
0

8. video recording

1080 x 24fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
115
0

9. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
470shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

10. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony SLT - A77
48% have it
85
0

11. Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
Sony SLT - A77
11% have it
84
0

12. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.000125s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
81
0

13. pixel density

471ppi
Hasselblad Stellar: 544ppi
77
0

14. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Sony SLT - A77
25% have it
76
0

15. width

104mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
76
0

16. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Sony SLT - A77
26% have it
73
0

17. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
921k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
71
0

18. height

142.6mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

19. volume

1199.78cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

20. thickness

80.9mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

21. battery power

1650mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX: 4360mAh
69
0

22. resolution

1176 x 784px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1920px
69
0

23. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Sony SLT - A77
23% have it
67
0

24. Has a built-in focus motor

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
Sony SLT - A77
15% have it
62
0

25. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Sony SLT - A77
36% have it
59
0

26. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.8"
58
0

27. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Sony SLT - A77
14% have it
58
0

28. has sensor shift stabilization

With sensor shift, the image sensor (rather than the lens) moves to counterbalance any vibration of the camera. This means the image will be stabilised regardless of what lens is being used.
Sony SLT - A77
17% have it
57
0

29. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Sony SLT - A77
18% have it
57
0

30. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Sony SLT - A77
73% have it
56
0

31. Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
Sony SLT - A77
30% have it
56
0

32. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Sony SLT - A77
43% have it
54
0

33. supports AVCHD format

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.
Sony SLT - A77
26% have it
54
0

34. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Sony SLT - A77
52% have it
52
0

35. Has an electronic viewfinder

An electronic viewfinder (or EVF) is a small display showing the image. Benefits of these over optical viewfinders include: they show more of the image, they can be more compact, focusing is easier with digital zoom, and they can also sometimes have extra info on the display, eg. a live histogram.
Sony SLT - A77
16% have it
51
0

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