LCD and Viewfinder
Sony A77 II has a Fully Articulated 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 1,229k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
For those of you who loves shooting self portraits or group photos, Sony A77 II will make your life easier with its selfie friendly screen.
A77 II has a built-in Electronic viewfinder.
The viewfinder has a resolution of 2,359kdots and coverage of 100%.
Sony A77 II can shoot continuously at max speed of 12 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/8000 sec . A77 II has a built-in flash, and you can also mount your external flashes too.
Sony A77 II features both Contrast Detection and Phase Detection autofocus (AF) systems which ensures speed and accuracy of focusing in most situations. The AF system has 79 focus points and 15 of these sensors are of Cross-type. Cross-type sensors locks focus faster and more accurate compared to single type sensors.
With Sony A77 II, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 60p,60i,30p fps and save in MPEG-4 and AVCHD formats. Full HD resolution of Sony A77 II will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.A77 II has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker. Sony A77 II also has a port for an external microphone so you can record high quality sound with the help of an external microphone.
Connectivity and Storage
Sony A77 II features a built-in wireless connectivity ( 802.11b/g/n with NFC) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.
With its NFC (Near Field Communication) feature, A77 II can communicate with devices such as smartphones which are also equipped with this technology by simply touching each other.
One other feature that we like is the ability to use our smartphone as a remote to control our A77 II. You can change camera settings, release shutter, view LCD screen and tranfer files using remote control app.
You can connect your camera to other devices through HDMI port or via USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Sony A77 II is powered by NP-FM500H battery which provides a shooting life of 480 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of DSLR type cameras is 877 shots, Sony A77 II has a short battery life for its class so we strongly recommend A77 II owners to buy some extra batteries.
Battery Life Comparison in Semi-Pro DSLR Cameras
Nikon Df with its 1400shots is the model with longest battery life among Semi-Pro DSLR cameras. Check the comparison of Sony A77 II vs Nikon Df or take a look at Longest Battery Life DSLR cameras list.
Current Lowest price for Sony A77 II is $1,198.00