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

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
12 fps
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
124 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A55

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
900 ms startup delay
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

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 Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 - $498 body only

$578 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Focus points Many more focus points
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-A55 Competitors

Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$632 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Color depth Better color depth
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony SLT A35

Sony SLT A35

Entry-level DSLR

$632 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Sony A7

Sony A7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$948 - $2,698 body only

$1,098 with 28-70mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

discussion

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