Sony SLT-A77 II
Top 26%1,118 points
Top 26%
Megapixels
Number of cameras
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Top 90%
201 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
24
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
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Sony SLT-A77 II: 57 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

24MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
288
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
23.5 x 15.6mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
245
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.
79
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
185
0

4. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
1013ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
176
0

5. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
12fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
171
0

6. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Sony SLT-A77 II
25% have it
150
0

7. weight

647g
HTC Re: 65.5g
141
0

8. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
82
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
131
0

9. 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.
51200ISO
Nikon D5: 3280000ISO
126
0

10. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
480shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

11. video recording

1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
113
0

12. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony SLT-A77 II
33% have it
100
0

13. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
24.4bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
87
0

14. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony SLT-A77 II
48% have it
84
0

15. 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
80
0

16. width

143mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
76
0

17. dynamic range

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
13.4Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
72
0

18. height

104mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

19. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
1229k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
71
0

20. volume

1204cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

21. thickness

81mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

22. has a microphone in

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

23. 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 II
15% have it
62
0

24. screen size

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

25. 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 II
18% have it
57
0

26. 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 II
29% have it
56
0

27. 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 II
73% have it
56
0

28. 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 II
43% have it
54
0

29. 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 II
52% have it
52
0

30. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Sony SLT-A77 II
88% have it
51
0

31. 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 II
16% have it
51
0

32. more viewfinder coverage

With 100% coverage you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage you may have to crop your photos afterwards to get them looking perfect.
100%
Sony Alpha 7R: 100%
49
0

33. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Sony SLT-A77 II
66% have it
48
0

34. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.
Sony SLT-A77 II
19% have it
48
0

35. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Sony SLT-A77 II
44% have it
48
0

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