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 image quality
Overall image quality
78.0
Great color depth
Color depth
24 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.2 EV
High true resolution
True resolution
24 MP
 

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
Screen size
Large screen
3"

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

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

$525 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$597 body only

$599 - $719 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder
Startup delay Much less startup delay
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder

Sony SLT-A55 Competitors

Sony SLT A37

Sony SLT A37

Entry-level DSLR

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$946 with 18-135mm lens

Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Overall image quality Much worse image quality
Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$999 body only

$945 - $1,049 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder

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