Sony SLT A77 II vs Sony SLT A77

Winner
Sony SLT A77 II

100

Sony SLT-A77

96

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A77 II

Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.71x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
12 fps
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A77

Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.72x
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
124 ms shutter lag
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel

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 SLT A77 II.

competitors

Sony SLT A77 II Competitors

Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,099 body only

$1,249 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$799 - $997 body only

$1,072 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Sony SLT-A68

Sony SLT-A68

Boutique

Weight Slightly lighter
Screen size Much smaller screen

Sony SLT-A77 Competitors

Sony SLT-A68

Sony SLT-A68

Boutique

Focus points Significantly more focus points
Weight Lighter
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 - $498 body only

$579 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Focus points Many more focus points
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Sony SLT-A65

Sony SLT A65

Entry-level DSLR

$1,098 with 18-55mm lens

Size Smaller
Weight Lighter
Weather sealed No weather sealing

discussion

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Avatar for finnvinn finnvinn (0:02 PM, December 28, 2016)
So try it and you will see how nice it is compare to adding anything manually. I use it all the time when trawelling.
 
Avatar for Cedup Cedup (8:59 AM, March 08, 2015)
Thought the same first, but tbh never used GPS in my other cameras anyways. I add it manually, or via APP (smartphone does a way better job in getting a GPS signal) for no cost, if I really need it.
Nevertheless, you are right, the a77 ii misses it, compared to it's predecessor.
 
Avatar for Cedup Cedup (8:57 AM, March 08, 2015)
No focus motor Won't autofocus with all lenses
BS. They do actually have the minolta motor.
 
96fps (2:09 PM, June 27, 2014)
Snapsort doesn't seem to be able or willing to keep up processing reported corrections in a timely manner. No GPS on ILCA-77M2 should have an effect on the outcome of this comparison. In my book, a huge disadvantage over its predecessor, although no deal-breaker...
 
Shun (7:12 PM, May 29, 2014)
SONY A77 II does not have a GPS. Please check this