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Sony SLT-A77
8.1 out of 10

Sony SLT-A77

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Overall 8
8.1

Expert Review

DP Review
20 April 2012
  • Summary: The A77 is a well-designed camera which spans the mid-range and semi-professional categories. Its headline features, high pixel count and blazingly fast continuous shooting, will attract a lot of interest, but of greater utility in day-to-day use are its effective ergonomics, reliable systems, and...
  • Pros: Excellent 2.4 million-dot OLED EVF, Versatile full-time live view system, Very high-resolution 24MP CMOS sensor (but see caveats in 'cons', below), Exceptionally 'deep' feature set including Auto HDR and Sweep Panorama, Class-leading video resolution, Solid, well thought-out ergonomics, Fast and ...
  • Cons: In-camera JPEGs don't show off the 24MP sensor to its best extent, Comparatively strong noise reduction at medium and high ISO settings, Very noisy raw files at high ISO settings, Little control over high ISO noise reduction in JPEG mode ('auto' or 'weak'), Limited control in 12 fps continuous sh...
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Overall 7
7.3
Design 6
6.0
Features 6
6.0
Performance 9
9.0
Picture quality 8
8.0
Video quality 8
8.0

Sony Alpha SLT-A77 review

theverge.com
13 April 2012
  • Excerpt: The Sony Alpha SLT-A77 has been a long time coming — the company’s latest DSLR was announced in August, but production delays have kept it from being widely available even now. Many people have waited eagerly for it, though, and with good reason: the 24.3-megapixel APS-C sensor (the same one that...
  • Pros: Excellent image and video quality, Ridiculously fast, Fantastic kit lens, Built-in GPS, Superior Live View and autofocus performance
  • Cons: Inferior low-light performance, Lens ecosystem lags Canon and Nikon, EVF isn't as good as an OVF, Mediocre battery life
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony SLT-A77 Review

Digital Photography School
20 November 2011
  • Conclusion: Close to top level DSLR.
  • Pros: big, big 6000×4000 pixel stills; 12fps ability; terrific movie mode; top drawer exposure modes; you want to explore high end photography without the tech tangles of a high end camera (like the Canon 7D).
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Overall 7
6.7
Value for money 7
6.7
Features 8
8.3
Performance 7
6.7
Picture quality 7
6.7

Sony Alpha SLT-A77

PC Pro
8 November 2012
  • Conclusion: Sublime ergonomics, boldly innovative and brimming with features, but the Alpha SLT-A77's disappointing image noise levels let it down
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

Techmagnifier
14 August 2012
  • Summary: Announced earlier in this year, Sony’s Interchangeable Lens Camera, Alpha SLT-A77V is a mid-sized SLT camera with a looks of DSLR. This so called single-lens translucent camera is the first to come out of entry level and move into serious enthusiast territory of SLT & DSLR Camera (A-mount) series.
  • Pros: It comes with AVCHD Ver. 2.0 (Progressive) , Supports generous range of HD movie recording , Also supports 19-point AF System with 11 Cross Sensors , Available with blisteringly fast phase detection AF , Plenty of dedicated controls , Includes useful features and customization options , The best ...
  • Cons: Shorter battery life , Aggressive noise reduction in at high ISO , Slow start-up , Few lags when switching between LCD AND EVF , Novice or first time users may get confused with its functions , Heavy
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

Photo answers
18 April 2012
  • Conclusion: We were happy with the impressive results and ease at which the Alpha 77 performs. The electronic viewfinder allowed us to see better in the dark and also use exposure compensation quicker.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony Alpha A77 review

TechRadar UK
17 November 2011
  • Summary: 24Mp and a groundbreaking viewfinder, bring it on!
  • Pros: Blisteringly fast phase detection AF, Very good overall image quality, Weather sealing and decent build, Plenty of dedicated controls, Comprehensive feature-set
  • Cons: Reduced battery life, EVF may not suit everyone, Aggressive noise reduction in JPEGs at high ISOs, Slower start-up than an equivalent DSLR, Lag when switching between EVF and LCD
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Overall 9
8.5
Ease of use 9
8.8
Control 9
9.0
Build quality 9
9.0

Sony Alpha SLT-A77

PhotoReview
1 September 2011
  • Summary: High resolution, 12 frames/second burst speed plus refined Translucent Mirror Technology and an improved XGA OLED Tru-Finder make Sony's SLT-A77 attractive to serious photographers.Sony's SLT-A77 is the flagship model in the company's range of interchangeable-lens cameras featuring Translucent...
  • Pros: You're looking for a capable, high-resolution DSLR that is exciting to use and can shoot stills and Full HD video clips., You want relatively noise-free high ISO settings., You're prepared to shoot and edit both JPEG and ARW.RAW images., You could utilise some of the multi-frame and high-speed sh...
  • Cons: You're a point-and press photographer who isn't prepared to explore the camera's full capabilities., You don't like electronic viewfinders.
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Overall 9
8.5
Ease of use 9
8.8
Control 9
9.0
Build quality 9
9.0

Sony Alpha SLT-A77

PhotoReview
1 September 2011
  • Summary: High resolution, 12 frames/second burst speed plus refined Translucent Mirror Technology and an improved XGA OLED Tru-Finder make Sony's SLT-A77 attractive to serious photographers.Sony's SLT-A77 is the flagship model in the company's range of interchangeable-lens cameras featuring Translucent...
  • Pros: You're looking for a capable, high-resolution DSLR that is exciting to use and can shoot stills and Full HD video clips., You want relatively noise-free high ISO settings., You're prepared to shoot and edit both JPEG and ARW.RAW images., You could utilise some of the multi-frame and high-speed sh...
  • Cons: You're a point-and press photographer who isn't prepared to explore the camera's full capabilities., You don't like electronic viewfinders.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony Alpha 77 Kit 16-50 mm

Absolut Photo
28 December 2012
  • Excerpt: Le kit qui propose la combinaison Sony Alpha 77 et le Sony 16-50mm f2,8 SSM n'est pas loin d'être un kit idéal (dans ce kit, l'objectif est acquis à un prix qui le rend plus intéressant, comme souvent...
  • Pros: Qualité d'image, Finition et protection /> - Ouverture constante et vitesse de mise au point
  • Cons: Range un peu restreint en position télé, Résultat un peu en retrait à certaines focales dans les angles
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