Updated (August 2011): Compare the Sony SLT-A77 vs Sony SLT-A33

Sony SLT A77 vs Sony SLT A33

Winner
Sony SLT-A77

100

Sony SLT-A33

69

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A77

Great color depth
Color depth
24 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.2 EV
High true resolution
True resolution
24 MP
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
 

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A33

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
800 ms startup delay
Screen size
Large screen
3"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Live view
Has live view
Preview your photos

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-A33.

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

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Focus points More focus points
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$444 - $448 body only

$450 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Sony SLT-A65

Sony SLT A65

Entry-level DSLR

$821 with 18-55mm lens

Size Smaller
Lowest price Cheaper
Weather sealed No weather sealing

Sony SLT-A33 Competitors

Sony SLT A37

Sony SLT A37

Entry-level DSLR

$261 body only

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$634 body only

$380 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder
Lens availability Significantly more lenses available
Overall image quality Much worse image quality
Sony SLT A35

Sony SLT A35

Entry-level DSLR

True resolution Higher true resolution
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

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