“BLOODY HELL” – Sony a77 – Does it Suck?

Posted by on January 16, 2012

Sony a77 review – it’s a serious bit of kit, but is it seriously impressive? Because it has to be… It’s going up against the likes of the Canon 7D and the Nikon D7000. Is Sony’s latest and greatest SLT (don’t cal it a DSLR, because technically it’s not, no matter how much it looks

Sony a77 review – it’s a serious bit of kit, but is it seriously impressive? Because it has to be… It’s going up against the likes of the Canon 7D and the Nikon D7000. Is Sony’s latest and greatest SLT (don’t cal it a DSLR, because technically it’s not, no matter how much it looks exactly like one ;) ) up to the task of kicking a few “canikon” teeth in? Lets find out what the Sony Alpha SLT-A77 can do

You can find an album of the test shots in this video, and more, here

Basic blurb;
24.3 megapixel Exmor APS-C HD CMOS
Phase-detection AF system
Adjustable 3.0 inch Xtra Fine LCD Screen (921k)
2.4M dot OLED viewfinder
Up to 12 frames per second @ full 24MP with full autofocus
Full 1080p HD movie recording
ISO Sensitivity Setting: 100 – 16000 equivalent
Shutter Speed Range (seconds): 1/4000 – 30 and bulb

“The Sony SLT-A65 DSLR Camera. Take your photography to the next level with this α77 DSLR camera. Featuring Sony’s groundbreaking Translucent Mirror Technology, you can focus and shoot simultaneously for fast, precise performance and continuous shooting of up to 12 frames per second, complete with continuous auto focus. View setting adjustments in real time with a Tru-Finder™ OLED electronic viewfinder, and choose from three HD movie modes—super-smooth 50p, standard 50i or richly cinematic 25p—to optimize the look and feel of your videos (records in 29-minute segments).”