Updated (December 2011): Compare the Nikon D800 vs Sony SLT-A77

Nikon D800 vs Sony SLT A77

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Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D800

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
2,979 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
96.0
Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
High true resolution
True resolution
36.2 MP
 

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A77

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
12 fps
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D800.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony SLT-A77.

competitors

Nikon D800 Competitors

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Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,499 - $1,797 body only

$2,297 with 24-120mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
True resolution Much lower true resolution
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Nikon D810

Pro DSLR

$2,199 - $2,797 body only

$3,297 with 24-120mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Battery life Longer battery life
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Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,497 body only

$1,997 with 24-85mm lens

Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Size Smaller
True resolution Much lower true resolution

Sony SLT-A77 Competitors

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Sony SLT A77 II

Pro DSLR

$1,198 body only

$1,798 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Better image quality
GPS No built-in GPS
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Sony SLT A99

Pro DSLR

$3,198 body only

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Better image quality
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly slower
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Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$799 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder

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David (3:28 AM, October 18, 2013)
Lmao
 
Ibraheem (1:22 PM, July 28, 2013)
I am thinking of getting a pro camera . should i get the Nikon D800 or the Sony A77