Sony A77 II vs A77 Specs Comparison

The new Sony A77 II (A77 Mark 2) APS-C fixed-mirror DSLR camera has been officially announced. Sony A77 II (Body Only) is currently available at Amazon for $1,198.00. You can also pre-order it at Adorama, and it will be released on June 10, 2014.

Top features of Sony A77 II:

  • a 24.3 megapixel Exmor CMOS image sensor with an ISO range of 100-25600
  • Superb subject tracking
  • Astonishing image quality
  • OLED Tru-Finder
  • Superior movie performance
  • Wi-Fi/NFC connectivity

Below is the specifications comparison of Sony A77 II and A77.

Sony a77IISony a77
Lens MountA-mountA-mount
Image SensorAPS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm) Exmor CMOSAPS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm) Exmor APS HD CMOS
Effective Pixels24.3MP24.3MP
Total Pixels24.7MP24.7MP
Maximum Resolution6000 x 40006000 x 4000
Image ProcessorBIONZ XBIONZ
Aspect Ratio3:2; 16:93:2; 16:9
Still Image File FormatJPEG; RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)JPEG; RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format); 3D MPO
Storage MediaSD, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo, PRO-HG Duo, XC-HG DuoSD, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo, PRO-HG Duo
Card Slot1x Multi Format Card Slot1x Multi Format Card Slot
Viewfinder Type2,359k-dot XGA OLED Tru-Finder Electronic Viewfinder2,359k-dot XGA OLED Tru-Finder Electronic Viewfinder
Frame Coverage100%100%
Magnification1.09x (35mm equivalent: 0.71x)1.09x (35mm equivalent: 0.71x)
Eyepoint27mm from the eyepiece27mm from the eyepiece
Diopter Adjustment-4.0 to +3.0m-1-4.0 to +3.0m-1
Shutter TypeElectronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane typeElectronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
Shutter Speed1/8000th to 30 sec./ Bulb1/8000th to 30 sec./ Bulb
Flash Sync Speed1/250th sec1/250th sec
Drive ModesSingle, Continuous (Hi/Lo), Self Timer, BracketSingle, Continuous (Hi/Lo), Self Timer, Bracket
Top Continuous Shooting Rate12 fps in Full Resolution12 fps in Full Resolution
Self-Timer2 sec, 10 sec, Delay2 sec, 10 sec, Delay
Exposure Metering System1200-zone Evaluative Metering1200-zone Evaluative Metering
Metering MethodMulti-segment, Center-weighted, SpotMulti-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
Metering RangeEV -2 to EV 17 (at ISO 100 equivalent with f/1.4 lens attached)EV -2 to EV 17 (at ISO 100 equivalent with f/1.4 lens attached)
Exposure ModesAuto, Scene Selection, Sweep Panorama, Continuous Advance Priority AE, Movie, Program, Aperture Priority, Shutter-speed Priority, Manual, Memory RecallAuto, Scene Selection, Sweep Panorama, 3D Sweep Panorama, Continuous Advance Priority AE, Movie, Program, Aperture Priority, Shutter-speed Priority, Manual, Memory Recall
Exposure Compensation+/-5.0 EV (1/3 EV or 1/2 EV steps)+/-5.0 EV (1/3 EV or 1/2 EV steps)
Exposure BracketingBracket: Cont./Bracket: Single, With 1/3EV, 1/2EV, 2/3EV, 1.0EV, 2.0EV, 3.0EV increments, 3 /5framesBracket: Cont./Bracket: Single, With 1/3EV, 1/2EV, 2/3EV, 1.0EV, 2.0EV, 3.0EV increments, 3 /5frames
ISO Sensitivity100-25600 (1/3 EV Step); Expandable: 50-51200100-16000 (1/3 EV Step); Expandable: 50-25600
Autofocus SystemTTL Phase-detection AFTTL Phase-detection AF
Number of Focus Points79 points with 15 cross-type points and 1 center f/2.8 point19 points with 11 cross-type points
Focus ModesAutofocus: Single-shot AF, Continuous AF, Automatic AF; Manual FocusAutofocus: Single-shot AF, Continuous AF, Automatic AF; Manual Focus
Autofocus SensitivityEV -2 to EV 18 (at ISO 100 equivalent)EV -1 to EV 18 (at ISO 100 equivalent)
Built-In FlashYesYes
Flash ControlADI, Pre-flash TTL, ManualADI, Pre-flash TTL, Manual
Flash ModesOff, Auto, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Red-eye Reduction, Rear Sync, Wireless, Hi-Speed SyncOff, Auto, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Red-eye Reduction, Rear Sync, Wireless
Flash Compensation+/- 3.0 EV (1/3 and 1/2 EV steps)+/- 3.0 EV (1/3 and 1/2 EV steps)
Flash Bracketing1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1.0, 2.0, 3.0 EV steps, 3/5 frames selectable1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1.0, 2.0, 3.0 EV steps, 3/5 frames selectable
External Flash InterfaceMulti-Interface ShoeSony Accessory Shoe
White Balance ModesAuto / Daylight/ Shade/ Cloudy/ Incandescent/ Fluorescent(Warm White, Cool White, Day White, Daylight), Flash, Color Temp (2500 to 9900K), Color Filter (G7 to M7, A7 to B7), Custom (1,2,3), Custom SetAuto / Daylight/ Shade/ Cloudy/ Incandescent/ Fluorescent(Warm White, Cool White, Day White, Daylight), Flash, Color Temp (2500 to 9900K), Color Filter (G7 to M7), 15-Step, Custom, AWB Micro Adjustment
White Balance Bracketing3 frames, H/L selectable3 frames, H/L selectable
Movie Recording1920 x 1080; 60, 50, 25, 24 fps;1440 x 1080; 30, 25 fps

1280 x 720; 30 fps; 640 x 480; 30, 25 fps

1920 x 1080; 60, 50, 25, 24 fps;1440 x 1080; 30, 25 fps

640 x 480; 30, 25 fps

Movie MeteringTTL exposure metering using main image sensorTTL exposure metering using main image sensor
File FormatAVCHD 2.0 (Progressive), MP4AVCHD 2.0 (Progressive), MP4
CompressionAVCHD:MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; MP4:MPEG-4 AVC/H.264AVCHD:MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; MP4:MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Audio RecordingBuilt-in Stereo Microphone; 3.5mm External Stereo Microphone jackBuilt-in Stereo Microphone; 3.5mm External Stereo Microphone jack
Audio File FormatAVCHD:Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2ch, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator; MP4:MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2chAVCHD:Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2ch, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator; MP4:MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
External Microphone InputYes, 3.5 mm stereo minijackYes, 3.5 mm stereo minijack
Headphone JackNoNo
Maximum Recording Time29 minutes29 minutes
Monitor3.0″ 1,228,800 dot TFT LCD3.0″ 921,600 dot TFT LCD
Monitor Viewing AngleTilt Up 150°; Tilt Down 180°; 180° Clockwise Rotation; 90° Counterclockwise RotationTilt Up 150°; Tilt Down 180°; 180° Clockwise Rotation; 90° Counterclockwise Rotation
InterfaceHDMI Micro (Type D), Micro USB 2.0, Multi-Interface Shoe, PC Remote. Sync Terminal, DC IN TerminalHDMI Mini (Type C), Micro USB 2.0, Auto-lock Accessory Shoe, PC Remote. Sync Terminal, DC IN Terminal
Wi-FiYes, with NFCN/A
GPSNoneYes
Power SourceNP-FM500H Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery Pack and AC-PW10AM AC Adapter (optional)NP-FM500H Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery Pack and AC-PW10AM AC Adapter (optional)
Battery Life410 Shots w/ Viewfinder; 480 Shots w/ LCD; 110-120 minutes for Video (CIPA)470 Shots w/ Viewfinder; 530 Shots w/ LCD; 185 minutes for Video (CIPA)
Operating Environment32 – 104°F / 0 – 40°C32 – 104°F / 0 – 40°C
Dimensions5.6 x 4.1 x 3.2″ / 143 x 104 x 81 mm5.6 x 4.1 x 3.2″ / 143 x 104 x 81 mm
Weight1.4 lb / 647 g (body only)1.4 lb / 653 g (body only)
Price$1,198$798