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Sony - Alpha a77 II DSLR Camera (Body Only) - Black

Sony Alpha a77 II DSLR Camera Body: When you attach a compatible lens to this DSLR camera body's A-mount, you'll be able to snap crisp photos and record high-definition 1080p videos of important moments in your life. Built-in NFC (near-field communication) technology lets you wirelessly link with your compatible smartphone or tablet, so you can share stored footage with loved ones.

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    What's Included


    • Sony Alpha a77 II DSLR Camera (Body Only)
    • Rechargeable lithium-ion battery (NPFM500H)
    • Battery charger (BCVM10A)
    • AC adapter, USB cable, micro USB cable
    • Shoulder strap, accessory shoe cap
    • Body cap, eyepiece cup
    • Owner's manual

    Ratings & Reviews


    Overall Customer Rating:
    100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (22 out of 22)

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    Features


    An A-mount accepts a wide variety of lenses (not included)

    Attach your Sony A-mount, Minolta or Konica Minolta lenses to get started.

    24.3-megapixel APS-C Exmor CMOS sensor delivers vividly detailed images

    An RGB color filter and gapless, on-chip lens structure enable you to capture high-resolution images up to 6000 x 4000 pixels.

    ISO 100–25,600

    Facilitates shooting in a wide range of lighting conditions.

    Never miss a shot with ultrafast 12 fps (frames per second)

    Shoots up to 12 fps, or up to 60 fps in a single burst in JPEG fine setting, giving you the capability to capture fast-action shots with breathtaking clarity.

    3" TFT-LCD monitor makes it easy to view captured shots

    The 3-way tilt-and-swivel design lets you frame and review your shots and capture self-portraits. The monitor folds flush against the camera for safe transport and storage.

    Capture spectacular movies in full 1080p HD

    Record high-definition video clips in 1080p (1920 x 1080) resolution in super smooth 60p, standard 60i or cinematic 24p.

    BIONZ X image-processing engine promotes optimal performance

    Accelerates processing speeds and faithfully reproduces textures and definition for enhanced functionality and image quality.

    Preview the shot before taking it with the Tru-Finder OLED electronic viewfinder

    Bright, high-contrast viewfinder lets you see the results before you shoot, and features approximately 2359K dots for amazing resolution.

    79-point phase-detection autofocus system for sharp, blur-free images

    Features autofocus tracking, lock-on AF, AF range control and eye-AF capabilities. 1200-zone evaluative metering exposure with multisegment, center-weighted and spot modes.

    Built-in NFC (near-field communication) technology for one-touch pairing

    Share footage across select smartphones and tablets with ease.

    Detail reproduction technology provides realistic results

    Creates finely detailed images with a striking 3-dimensional appearance and naturally depicts subjects as seen by human vision.

    Dust-, moisture- and weather-resistant magnesium-alloy body offers durability

    Features double-layer sealing around the main buttons, dials, ports and doors for reliable defense.

    Built-in flash for suitable lighting

    Provides illumination up to 39.4' at ISO 100, so you can take beautiful, properly lit shots.

    Multiformat memory slot for storing or transferring data

    Accepts SD, SDHC, SDXC, MS PRO Duo, MS PRO-HG Duo and MS XC-HG Duo. Memory cards not included.

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    Customer rating

    Rating 4.9 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews

    100%
    would recommend to a friend

    Expert rating

    Rating 4.6 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews

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    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Blazing Accurate Auto Focus

      Posted
      dcisive
      • Top 500 ContributorTop 500 Contributor

      First and foremost this is a sports shooters dream. Aim and fire and you can be assured of a flawless 12fps experience. The focus speed is blinding fast and accurate with more choices than you can count. The Jpeg engine of Sony has FINALLY been improved. You'll be tempted to shoot more in Jpeg than before as details are better retained without the characteristic Sony "smudging". The Viewfinder and LCD are simply "state of the art" good. The build is all magnesium, light but like a brick strong and weather sealed. The shear choices in custom setup assure you of it being just as you want it when you want it with custom memory setting provided as well. It is NOT a high ISO monster however. It's strong suits are without a doubt ISO50-ISO1600, Once you reach ISO3200 if you are viewing 100% on screen, however in print it's just fine. ISO 12800 is pretty bad from there on up, but most cameras are. It is a great professionally qualified tool. I feel it would easily keep up with a Canon 5DMkIII in all aspects other than high ISO. Not bad for an affordable body. Pair it with a 16-50 f2.8 kit lens and a 70-300G lens and you're good to go.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Everything I researched...

      Posted
      Bonk
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® MemberMember

      ...and more. After pondering this purchase since fall after my A33 quit on me I finally pulled the trigger and boy am I glad I did and upgraded at that. While still getting used to the unit thus far has been very impressive. Looking forward to putting it to work as LAX season approaches, I know it did extremely well at Autorama as well as a walk in the park several weeks ago. Glad I made the move and maintained my confidence in the ability of the Sony A mount camera system.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Not the latest and greatest, but really good

      Posted
      Photog
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

      I recently upgraded from an aging A57 to this A77ii. It's not the latest and greatest, and it's not the mirrorless E-mount that everyone is raving about, but it's really good and I didn't have to throw out all my A-mount glass. I do mostly portraits, art, and travel, and have recently started venturing into middle school and high school sports. The autofocus modes are awesome!

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Love this Camera

      Posted
      BillBob
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

      Upgraded to the a77ii from another Sony camera. So many great features, especially handheld twilight. Super-high frame rate perfect for shooting action and sports. Heavier than Sony's mirror less cameras, but I prefer the added heft. Compatibility with Zeiss, Sony and Minolta lenses is an extra bonus.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      One of the best Sony has to offer!

      Posted
      Bumblebee101
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

      This is my second Sony A77II that I have purchased from Sony. I love this camera as a photographer. It never fails me, and it captures beautiful portraits. It is a must! I needed a second camera for my business, so I naturally went with this one!

      I would recommend this to a friend

      • Brand response

        SonyListens

        Hi Bumblebee101, It's good to hear that this is what you are looking for in a product. Thanks for choosing Sony. ~Ralph sony_US

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Fantastic Camera

      Posted
      Court
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

      Learning curve can be daughting, but is wort it. The A77ii is far above others in its class. It will also work with Minolta A mount lenses. If you are looking to upgrade or making the move to high end camera, this is the one you should look at.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Great camera

      Posted
      joshuads
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

      Very impressed with the camera. Sony continues to improve upon their line of quality products. At present the only thing holding them back from truly competing with Canon and Nikon is the brand loyalty of customers which in this industry is notably intense.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Fast focus

      Posted
      Lou1
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® MemberMember

      I upgraded from a sony alpha a100 and I was able to use my original lenses with this camera. Lots of "bells and whistles" in addition to automatic and scene modes. Great buy.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    What experts are saying

    Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews

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    The analysis of all aggregated expert reviews shows that the reviewers are positive about energy, contrast, control panel and storage. Editors have mixed opinions about connectivity. Using an algorithm based on product age, reviewers ratings history, popularity, product category expertise and other factors, this product gets an alaTest Expert Rating of 88/100 = Very good quality.
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      The Sony SLT-A77 II is - as the name implies - an overhaul of the original A77, from from 2011. The A77 Mark II features a new autofocus sensor, and it's much more than a refreshed version of an existing design. Instead the A77 II is built aroundFull Review
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      Fast and feature-packed, the Sony A77 II delivers for image quality tooFull Review
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      The Sony α77 mark II has a 24 million-pixel sensor, but this is a new device that benefits from the progress that has been made with sensor design in the two-and-a-half-plus years since the α77 first arrived.Full Review
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    • TechRadar (UK)Rating, 4.5 out of 5Angela Nicholson on July 24, 2014
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