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

Sony SLT A77 vs Sony SLT A55

Winner
Sony SLT-A77

80

Sony SLT-A55

72

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A77

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
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
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.72x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

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

Focus points Significantly more focus points
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 body only

$698 with 16-50mm lens

Focus points Many more focus points
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony A7

Sony A7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,098 - $3,198 body only

$1,398 with 28-70mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Startup delay Much less startup delay
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

Sony SLT-A55 Competitors

Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$598 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Color depth Better color depth
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony SLT A37

Sony SLT A37

Entry-level DSLR

$576 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony SLT-A65

Sony SLT A65

Entry-level DSLR

$866 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Startup delay Much more startup delay

discussion

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