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

Sony SLT A77 vs Sony NEX 7

Winner
Sony SLT-A77

53

Sony NEX-7

49

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
Phase detection autofocus
Badge
fast and accurate
 

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
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony SLT-A68

Sony SLT-A68

Boutique

Focus points More focus points
Weight Lighter
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$723 - $799 body only

$868 - $899 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Sony NEX-7 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 - $548 body only

$582 - $698 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

$400 body only

Focus points More focus points
Weight Slightly lighter
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$448 body only

$520 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

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).