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

Sony SLT A77 vs Sony NEX 7

Winner
Sony SLT-A77

46

Sony NEX-7

43

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 video autofocus
Badge
fast and accurate
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
124 ms shutter lag
 

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"
Weight
Light-weight
350 g

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
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 body only

$698 with 16-50mm lens

Size Significantly smaller
Focus points Significantly more focus points
Autofocus Slower video autofocus
Sony A7

Sony A7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,098 - $3,198 body only

$1,398 with 28-70mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Overall image quality Better image quality
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Sony NEX-7 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 body only

$698 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Focus points Significantly more focus points
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$998 - $1,356 body only

$1,148 with 16-50mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Focus points Many more focus points
Size Larger
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$549 body only

$900 with 16-50mm lens

Focus points More focus points
Weight Slightly lighter
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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).