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

Sony SLT A77 vs Sony NEX 7

Winner
Sony SLT-A77

54

Sony NEX-7

50

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A77

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
124 ms shutter lag
Slightly more lenses available
Lens availability
126 lenses
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 7

Overall image quality
Great image quality
81.0
Size
Really small
Compact (111×59×38 mm)
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1200 ms startup delay
Color depth
Great color depth
24.1 bits

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

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$442 - $498 body only

$598 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
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

$442 - $498 body only

$598 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$782 body only

$699 with 16-50mm lens

Focus points More focus points
Weight Slightly lighter
Overall image quality Much worse image quality
Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$794 - $798 body only

$898 with 16-50mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Focus points Many more focus points
Size Larger

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).