• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 10.0 megapixels
  • 36.00mm - 360.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon PowerShot SD4500 IS
  • Sony Alpha ILCA-A77 II
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Predecessor:   Sony A77
A77 vs A77 II
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General
Model Number: SD4500 IS A77 II
Alternate Model Number(s): IXUS 1000 HS ILCA-77M2
Camera Format: Compact SLR
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $349.99 $1799.99
Street Price: $197.41 $1,198.00
Date Available: 2010-09-15 2014-06-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 6.7 oz (189 g)
includes batteries
47.7 oz (1,351 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 4.0 x 2.3 x 0.9 in.
(101 x 59 x 22 mm)
5.6 x 4.1 x 3.2 in.
(143 x 104 x 81 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Sony
Effective Megapixels: 10.0 24.3
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch APS-C
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 366.6mm2 (23.50mm x 15.60mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.69 microns 3.92 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2048 (7.5 MP, 16:9),
2816 x 2112 (5.9 MP, 4:3),
2272 x 1704 (3.9 MP, 4:3),
1824 x 1368 (2.5 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 3376 (20.3 MP, 16:9),
4240 x 2832 (12.0 MP, 3:2),
4240 x 2400 (10.2 MP, Other),
3008 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2),
3008 x 1688 (5.1 MP, 16:9),
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) JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 12-bit RAW (ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 2.6 11.5
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (24)
1280x720 (30)
640x480 (30)
320x240 (30/240)
1920x1080 (60p/28Mbps/PS or 60i/24Mbps/FX or 60i/17Mbps/FH or 24p/24Mbps/FX or 24p/17Mbps/FH)
1440x1080 (30p/12Mbps)
640x480 (30p/3Mbps)
Movie File Format: MOV (H.264 + PCM) AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a Sony Alpha (Minolta A)
Lens: Canon Zoom Lens Sony 16-50mm f/2.8 DT SSM (SAL1650)
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 36 - 360mm 24 - 75mm
Focal Length (actual): 6.3 - 63mm 16 - 50mm
Zoom Ratio: 10.00x 3.13x
Aperture Range: f/3.4 (W) / f/5.6 (T) to f/8 f/2.8 - f/22 (W/T)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 50 cm
0.4 - 19.7 in
 
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x 1.4x / 2x Smart Zoom, 2x Clear Image Zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect AF with Face Detection Phase Detection: 79 points, 15 cross-type, f/2.8 center sensor
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: No Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type:   EVF type; 1.3cm (0.5") 2,359K-dot OLED, 100% coverage, 1.09x mag., 22mm eyepoint, -4 to +3 diopter
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a 2,359,296 dots (786,432 pixels)
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):   0.73x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):   1.09x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots 1,229,760 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No Yes
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x 13.6x
Top Deck Display: Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   25600
Minimum ISO (native):   100
ISO Settings: Auto, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 Auto; 100-25600; 50/64/80 extended; Auto/100-51200 in Mutli-frame NR
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom 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: 1/4000 - 15 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot (center); *Face Detect in Face AiAF 1200-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No Yes
Shutter Priority: No Yes
Full Manual Exposure: No Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Kids&Pets, Smart Shutter (Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Self-timer), High-speed Burst, Best Image Selection, Handheld Night Scene, Low Light, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter, Stitch Assist 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, custom seconds 2, 10; 3 or 5 frames after 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, On, Slow Synchro, Off, FE Lock, Auto Red-Eye Correction, Red-Eye Reduction, Shutter Sync, Safety FE, Smart Flash Exposure 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): n/a 12.0 m / 39.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 12 in. - 12 ft. (W), 3.3 - 6.6 ft. (T); 30 - 3.5m (W), 1.0 - 2.0m (T) GN=12(m) at ISO 100; Range is lens aperture dependent
Max Flash Sync:   1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation:   +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a Multi Interface Hot shoe, Sync terminal
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   Full TTL exposure
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No Yes
Uncompressed Format:   12-bit RAW (ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (H.264 + PCM) AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No Yes
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type:   Optional wireless, wired or via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): HDMI Type-D Micro HDMI; Wired Remote Terminal, 3.5mm External Stereo Micophone Jack, DC Input
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 1.97 0.36
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   0.37
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 2.6 11.5
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited 26
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   12.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   28
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   12.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   24
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.68 seconds 0.09 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.79 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.095 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.21 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.104 seconds 0.051 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 3.7 seconds 0.8 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   0.9 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 6.5 seconds 3.1 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 150 shots 480 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   410 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-9L Proprietary NP-FM500H
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-9L Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NP-FM500H Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
Software
Included Software: Canon Software Suite CD-ROM Software CD-ROM (includes Picture Motion Browser, Image Data Converter 4)
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS Windows, Mac OS X
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Full 1080p HD videos, HDMI output, Dynamic IS, Super Slow Motion Video, High-speed burst mode up to 8.8 fps (@2.5MP). Available in brown. 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.