Updated (August 2011): Compare the Sony SLT-A77 vs Sony NEX-7

Sony SLT A77 vs Sony NEX 7

Winner
Sony SLT-A77

50

Sony NEX-7

47

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A77

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Phase detection autofocus
Badge
fast and accurate
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 7

Size
Really small
Compact (111×59×38 mm)
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1200 ms startup delay
Thickness
Thin
1.5"
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony SLT-A77.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX-7.

competitors

Sony SLT-A77 Competitors

Sony SLT A77 II

Sony SLT A77 II

Pro DSLR

$1,198 body only

$1,798 with 16-50mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Overall image quality Better image quality
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 - $548 body only

$547 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Size Significantly smaller
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Sony SLT-A68

Sony SLT-A68

Boutique

Focus points More focus points
Weight Lighter
Screen size Much smaller screen

Sony NEX-7 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 - $548 body only

$547 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Focus points Significantly more focus points
Size Slightly larger
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$550 body only

Focus points More focus points
Weight Slightly lighter
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Sony Alpha ILC-3000

Sony Alpha ILC-3000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Weight Slightly lighter
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies

discussion

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Avatar for TrophyGeek TrophyGeek (8:56 AM, February 10, 2012)
Price comparison above is wrong (A77 $1,398.00 vs NEX7 $1,733.90). A77 price is for the body only. The Body-only price for the NEX7 is $1200).