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

Sony SLT A77 vs Sony SLT A55

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100

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A77

High true resolution
True resolution
24 MP
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
12 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A55

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
900 ms startup delay
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
Weight
Light-weight
500 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 SLT-A55.

competitors

Sony SLT-A77 Competitors

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Sony SLT A77 II

Pro DSLR

$1,198 body only

$1,798 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
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Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$799 with 18-55mm lens

Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
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Nikon D4s

Pro DSLR

$5,999 body only

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

Sony SLT-A55 Competitors

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Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

Supports 24p Supports 24p
True resolution Higher true resolution
Startup delay Much more startup delay
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Sony SLT A37

Entry-level DSLR

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Screen size Much smaller screen
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Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$353 body only

$465 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder
Supports 24p Supports 24p
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR

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