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Sony Alpha a77 II

Sony Alpha a77 II
alaScore 92

506 reviews

Aug, 2021

alaTest has collected and analyzed 506 reviews of Sony Alpha a77 II. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers really like the screen and image quality. The size and usability are also mentioned favorably. The video and connectivity get mixed reviews.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony Alpha a77 II is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Alpha a77 II

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 user reviews of Sony Alpha a77 II from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the portability and lens are on the whole positive. The size and usability also get good reviews.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Aug, 2021

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony Alpha a77 II

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 65 user reviews of Sony Alpha a77 II from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and lens. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably. There are some negative comments about the reliability, and there are some mixed reviews about the low light performance.

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98% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Aug, 2021

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Sony Alpha a77 II

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Sony Alpha a77 II from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.ca. Reviewers are impressed by the software and size. The usability and portability also get good views, but comments are divided on the reliability. There are some critical views about the lens and video.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

Aug, 2021

Expert review by : Dan Bracaglia , Rishi Sanyal (dpreview.com)

Sony SLT-A77 II Review

 

The Sony SLT-A77 II is - as the name implies - an overhaul of the original A77, from from 2011. The A77 Mark II features a new autofocus sensor, and it's much more than a refreshed version of an existing design. Instead the A77 II is built around the...

12 fps burst with AF-C is useful for fast action Continuous AF is effective during still and video capture Face detection works well Good build quality and overall ergonomics SteadyShot is useful in both still and video capture Ability to record video...

Lock-on AF functionality is hit or miss Noisy high ISO images Heavy noise reduction in JPEG 12 fps mode offers little to no control over shutter speed and aperture Only 15 cross-type AF points, limited to a central portion of the frame No way to...

Sony is not a company that could ever be accused of not trying. Eight years on from buying Konica Minolta's camera business, Sony has produced more than forty interchangeable lens cameras based on at least three fundamental design approaches:...

Apr, 2015

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Jim Fisher (pcmag.com)

Sony Alpha 77 II

 

The Sony Alpha 77 II has one of the quickest autofocus systems we've seen on an SLR and can shoot at 12fps, making it our Editors' Choice.

Excellent high ISO image quality. 12fps continuous shooting. Fast, 79-point autofocus system. In-body stabilization. Sharp OLED EVF. Excellent control layout. Sharp, articulated rear LCD. Seamless Live View experience. Built-in Wi-Fi. PC sync flash...

A little slow to start and shoot. Single memory card slot. No built-in GPS. Some photographers prefer an optical viewfinder.

Remote control is also supported, but it's very limited. The Alpha 77 II streams a smooth Live View feed to your phone's display, but you're only able to toggle the flash, self-timer, and shutter. There's no way to set a focus point or exert any manual...

Aug, 2014

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com)

More focus points, clean HDMI highlight updates to Sony Alpha A77 II

 

After a long wait, Sony brings the the A77 into parity with the rest of its class.

May, 2014

Expert review by : DP Review (dpreview.com)

Expert Review

 

We've not had long with the SLT-a77 II, so we're not in a position to form particularly firm opinions. That said, it's clear that Sony has kept a lot of what was good with the original a77 - including rather nice build, handling and ergonomics. These...

May, 2014

Expert review by : Michael Palmer (steves-digicams.com)

Sony Alpha 77 A77 Mach II

 

Sony has announced the the ILCA-a77 II, otherwise known as the α77II or Alpha 77 Mach II. An updated version of Sony's 2011 model, the SLT-a77, the a77 II features the same 24.3-megapixel APS-C sized Exmor CMOS image sensor, XGA OLED Tru-Finder, 12...

May, 2014

Expert review by : Ilse Jurriën (letsgodigital.org)

Sony A77 II test photos

 

Sony Alpha 77 II photo gallery : The Sony A77 II is a semi-professional SLR camera with a rugged, weatherproof housing. This versatile camera can be used in any situation, thanks to the fast 79-point autofocus system the A77 II captures every subject...

As soon as we receive a test sample, we will put this digital SLR camera to the test and publish a full Sony A77 II review, including a sample photo gallery with high resolution pictures and videos. In the mean time you may want to take a look at...

Jul, 2014

Expert review by : Ilse Jurriën (letsgodigital.org)

Sony A77 II

 

Sony Alpha 77 II digital single lens reflex camera : From dynamic sports to the sudden flutter of a startled bird: the new Sony A77 II stays locked right on target, frame after crisply-focused frame. Building on the heritage of Sony's much-loved...

The tough, light magnesium body of the A77 II is engineered to withstand the demands of serious enthusiasts in search of that perfect shot. Continuous shooting stamina outpaces many professional cameras, too. The Sony A77 II can capture a non-stop...

May, 2014

Essential

Expert review by : Mark Goldstein (photographyblog.com)

Sony A77 II Review

 

The Sony A77 II is a new interchangeable lens camera that uses Translucent Mirror Technology to offer high-speed shooting and a smaller body size. The 24.3 megapixel A77 II features a class-leading 79-point auto-focus system with 15 cross-sensors,...

It may look almost identical to the three-year-old A77, but the latest Mark II version has a lot of new tricks up its sleeve that take Sony's prosumer interchangeable lens camera in a more action oriented direction that will particularly appeal to...

Jun, 2014

Expert review by (imaging-resource.com)

Sony A77 II Review

 

The Sony A77 II hits most things right on target for a solid, high-performance, enthusiast-level DSLR. The image quality is very good, especially at lower ISOs and at higher ISOs from RAW, burst shooting performance is top-notch, and single-shot AF is...

Excellent image quality, especially lower ISOs; Improved high ISO performance when using RAW; Very good dynamic range; High-resolution images; Very fast single-shot autofocus; 12fps burst mode with C-AF; Good value for its class.

Lackluster continuous AF performance; Strong NR processing in high ISO JPEGs; Sluggish buffer clearing; Short battery life compared to most DSLRs; Joystick control easy to press accidentally.

The Sony A77 II hits most things right on target for a solid, high-performance, enthusiast-level DSLR. The image quality is very good, especially at lower ISOs and at higher ISOs from RAW, burst shooting performance is top-notch, and single-shot AF is...

Expert review by : anicholson (digitalcameraworld.com)

Sony α77 Mark II review

 

The Sony α77 mark II has a 24 million-pixel sensor, but this is a new device that benefits from the progress that has been made with sensor design in the two-and-a-half-plus years since the α77 first arrived.

Aug, 2014

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