Updated (August 2011): Compare the Sony SLT-A77 vs Sony SLT-A55

Sony SLT A77 vs Sony SLT A55

Winner
Sony SLT-A77

100

Sony SLT-A55

90

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A77

Great color depth
Color depth
24 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.2 EV
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A55

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
900 ms startup delay
Badge
Phase detection video autofocus
fast and accurate
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate
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-A55.

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 Better image quality
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony SLT-A68

Sony SLT-A68

Boutique

Focus points Significantly more focus points
Weight Lighter
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$638 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Size Smaller
Screen size Much smaller screen

Sony SLT-A55 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Super zoom

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
Sony SLT A57

Sony SLT A57

Entry-level DSLR

$632 body only

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Color depth Better color depth
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony SLT A37

Sony SLT A37

Entry-level DSLR

$522 with 18-55mm lens

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

discussion

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Stauros772000 (1:57 PM, March 19, 2012)
are you serious ??a77  is thinner  from a55??