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Model Name: Sony Alpha ILCA-A77M2 
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General
Model Number: A77 II 
Camera Format: SLR 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $1799.99
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Date Available: 2014-06-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 47.9 oz (1,357 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Weight Includes Kit Lens? Yes
Size: 5.6 x 4.1 x 3.2 in.
(143 x 104 x 81 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony 
Total Megapixels: 24.7
Effective Megapixels: 24.3 
Sensor Format: APS-C 
Sensor Size (dia.): 1.11"
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5
Color Filter Type: RGBG 
Self-Cleaning: Yes 
Sensor-shift Stabilized: Yes 
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 3376 (20.3 MP, 16:9),
4240 x 2832 (12.0 MP, Other),
4240 x 2400 (10.2 MP, Other),
3008 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2),
3008 x 1688 (5.1 MP, Other),
12416 x 1856 (23.0 MP, Other),
8192 x 1856 (15.2 MP, Other),
2160 x 5536 (12.0 MP, Other),
2160 x 3872 (8.4 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW (ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG 
Video Capture
Movie Mode: Yes 
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1440x1080, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 60p/28Mbps/PS or 60i/24Mbps/FX or 60i/17Mbps/FH or 24p/24Mbps/FX or 24p/17Mbps/FH, 30p/12Mbps, 30p/3Mbps
Movie Audio: Yes 
Movie File Format: AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC 
Optics
Lens Mount: Sony Alpha (Minolta A) mount 
Kit Lens: Sony 16-50mm f/2.8 DT SSM (SAL1650)
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 75 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.13x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 - f/22 (W/T) 
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 1.4x / 2x Smart Zoom, 2x Clear Image Zoom 
Filter Thread: 0mm
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: Phase Detection: 79 points, 15 cross-type, f/2.8 center sensor 
Face Detection: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF 
Viewfinder Type: EVF type; 1.3cm (0.5") 2,359K-dot OLED, 100% coverage, 1.09x mag., 22mm eyepoint, -4 to +3 diopter 
Display
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 1,229,760 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No 
Articulating LCD: Yes 
Max Playback Zoom: 13.6x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto; 100-25600; 50/64/80 extended; Auto/100-51200 in Mutli-frame NR
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, 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 1/2/3 
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/8000
Bulb Mode: Yes 
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 1200-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Spot 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene Modes: Portrait, SportsAction, Macro, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight (6 shot layering), Night Portrait; Picture Effects: Toy Camera (Normal/Cool/Warm/ Green/Magenta), Pop Color, Posterization (color/B/W), Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial color (R/G/B/Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Soft Focus (Hi/Mid/Lo), HDR Painting (Hi/Mid/Lo), Rich Tone Monochrome, Miniature (7Setting), Watercolor, Illustration (Hi/Mid/Lo) 
Self Timer: 2, 10; 3 or 5 frames after 10s seconds
Time Lapse:  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Off, Fill-flash, Rear sync, Wireless, High-Speed sync (with external flash), Slow sync, Red-eye reduction: On/Off 
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 12.0 m / 39.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent 
Max Flash Sync: 1/250 
Flash Exp Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Ext Flash Connection: Multi Interface Hot shoe, Sync terminal 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB):  
File System:  
DCF Compliant: Yes 
Connectivity
Composite Video Out: No 
NTSC/PAL Switchable: n/a 
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a 
HD Video Out: Yes 
HD Video Connection: HDMI 
Built-In Wi-fi: Yes 
Computer/Printer: USB 2.0 High Speed, WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes 
DPOF Compliant: Yes 
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: Optional wireless, wired or via Wi-Fi 
Other Connection: Type-D Micro HDMI; Wired Remote Terminal, 3.5mm External Stereo Micophone Jack, DC Input 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-FM500H 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-FM500H Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 410
Software
Included Software: Software CD-ROM (includes Picture Motion Browser, Image Data Converter 4) 
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: New 79-point phase detection AF system with 15 cross-type sensors, BIONZ X processor, 12fps burst mode with continuous AF, Full HD 60p/24p movies using AVCHD 2.0, clean HDMI output, built-in Wi-Fi with NFC, optional VG-C77AM grip. 

 




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