Sony Alpha a77 DSLR (Body Only)

Product Code: SYSLTA77V

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Sony Alpha a77 DSLR (Body Only)

Product Code: SYSLTA77V

Availability:Out of stock

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  • Powered by an Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor producing an effective 24.3 megapixel

  • Bionz™ image processing engine

  • 12 fps continuous shooting drive

  • Full HD video recording with manual exposure controls and full time phase detect AF mode

  • 0.50” XGA OLED EVF with 2359,000 dots resolution

  • 3” TFT LCD monitor with TruBlack™ technology and 921,600 dots resolution

  • Comes bundled with the 18-135mm f/ 3.5-5.6 Zoom Lens offering a 35mm effective focal length of 27-202.5mm

  • Has a 7-blade circular aperture diaphragm
Alpha a77 DSLR w/ 18-135mm f/ 3.5-5.6 Zoom Lens is powered by an Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor producing an effective 24.3 megapixel resolution. It has the latest Bionz™ image processing engine, comes with full HD video recording with full manual exposure control and full time phase detection AF. Comes bundled with the 18-135mm f/ 3.5-5.6 Zoom Lens which has a 35mm focal length equivalent of 27-202.5mm.


Lens Compatibility :

Sony A-mount lens

Camera Type :

Sony A-mount interchangeable lens digital camera


Lens Type :

Standard Zoom

Lens Mount Type :

Sony A-mount

Aperture (Max.) :


Aperture (Min.) :


Focal Length (35mm equivalent) :

APS: 24-75mm (35mm Equivalent: 16-50mm)

Filter Diameter :


Lens Groups-Elements :

13 groups, 16 elements

Minimum Focus Distance :

1' (30cm)

Angle of View :

83o- 32o

Aperture Blade :

7 blades (Circular aperture)

Distance Encoder :


Lens Weight :

20.4 oz (577g)

Maximum Magnification :


Focus Control

Focus System :

TTL phase detection AF (CCD line sensors)

Focus Points :

19 points (11 points cross type)

AF Modes :

Single-shot AF(AF-S), Continuous AF(AF-C), Automatic AF(AF-A) selectable, Direct Manual Focus (DMF), Manual Focus

Focus Area :

Wide (auto,19 points)/Zone/Spot/Local selectable

Focus Sensitivity :

EV -1 to 18 EV (at ISO100 equivalent, with F2.8 lens attached)

Focus Features :

Predictive control(AF-A, AF-C), Focus Lock, Eye-start AF

AF Illuminator :

Built-in LED, Range: approx. 3' - 21' (1m-7m)


Flash Compensation :

±3.0 EV (switchable between 1/3 and 1/2 EV steps)

Flash Coverage :

FOV coverage up to 16 mm (in the focal length)

Recycling Time :

Approx. 3 sec.

Flash Bracketing :

0.3/0.5/0.7/2.0/3.0EV steps, 3/5 frames(2.0/3.0EV : only 3 frames) selectable

Flash Metering System :

ADI flash / Pre-flash TTL / Manual flash

Flash Modes :

Auto, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Hi-speed sync., Red-eye reduction (on/off selectable for Autoflash and fill-flash mode), Wireless, Off

Flash Type :

Built-in, Pop-up Auto

Guide Number :

12 (in meters at ISO100)

Weights and Measurements

Dimensions (Approx.) :

Approx. 5-3/4 × 4-1/8 × 3-1/4" (142.6 x 104 x 80.9mm) (W/H/D) excluding protrusions

Weight (Approx.) :

Approx. 1 lb 7 oz (653g) (excl battery, lens & media) Approx. 1 lb 9.8 oz (732g) (w/battery & media)

Service and Warranty Information

Limited Warranty Term :

1 Year Parts & Labor

Imaging Sensor

Imaging Sensor :

Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor (23.5 X 15.6mm)

Processor :

BIONZ™ image processor

Anti Dust :

Charge protection coating on Low-Pass Filter and electromagnetic vibration mechanism

Pixel Gross :

Approx. 24.7 megapixels

Effective Picture Resolution :

Approx. 24.3 megapixels

Focal Length Conversion Factor :


Color Filter System :

RGB primary color filters


Type :

0.50" XGA OLED EVF (Electronic viewfinder) (2,359k dots)

Diopter Adjustment :

-4.0m-1 to +3.0m-1

Field of View :


Magnification :

1.09x (with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1 )

Exposure System

Metering :

Advanced 1200-zone evaluative metering

Metering Modes :

Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot

Metering Sensitivity :

-2EV to 17EV (at ISO 100 equivalent w/ f/1.4 lens)

Exposure Compensation :

+/-5.0 EV(1/3EV,1/2EV steps selectable)

Exposure Settings :

AUTO,AUTO Advanced (AUTO+), Scene Selection (SCN), Sweep Panorama, 3D Sweep Panorama (3D), Continuous Advance Priority AE (12fps), Movie, Programmed AE (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter-speed priority (S), Manual (M)

Scene Mode(s) : Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports action, Sunset, Night portrait, Night View, Handheld Twilight

Picture Effect(s) :

11 types (15 variations): Posterization (Color, B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R,G,B,Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera, Soft High-key, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature

D-Range Optimizer :

Yes: (Auto, Level, Off)

Auto Exposure Lock :

Yes (AE Lock button)

Color Temperature :

2500 - 9900 k with 15-step each Magenta/Green compensation (G7 to M7), Amber/Blue (A7 to B7)

Creative Style :

Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait , Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn leaves, Black & White, Sepia (Contrast (-3 to +3steps), Saturation (-3 to +3steps), Sharpness(-3 to +3steps))

Exposure Bracketing :

Bracket: Cont./Bracket: Single, 3/5 frames selectable


Auto (ISO 100-12800, selectable the lower limit and the upper limit ); Selectable ISO100 - 16000 equivalent (ISO numbers up from ISO50 can be set as expanded ISO range)

Noise Reduction :

Long Exposure NR: (On/Off, available at shutter speeds longer than 1 second) High ISO NR: (High/Normal/Low)

White Balance Mode :

Auto,Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (Warm White, Cool White, Day White, Daylight) , Flash, Setting the color temperature, Color Filter, Custom

Advanced Features

Auto High Dynamic Range :

Yes, (Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference Level (1-6 EV at 1.0 EV step), off)

Embedded GPS :


Sweep Panorama :

Horizontal (Wide/Standard), Vertical, and 3D Panorama

Face Detection :

On/On (Regist. Faces)/Off

Smile Shutter™ technology :

Smile shutter (selectable from 3 steps)

Image Stabilization :

SteadyShot INSIDE™ in-body image stabilization


Battery Type :

InfoLITHIUM® NP-FM500H (7.2V)

Number of Still Images :

Approx. 470 images with viewfinder, 530 images with LCD monitor (CIPA standard)


Media Type :

Memory Stick PRO Duo™/Pro-HG Duo™ media; SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card

Color Space :

sRGB, AdobeRGB

Still Image Mode :

JPEG (Standard, Fine, Extra Fine), RAW, RAW+JPEG

Still Image Size 16:9 :

L size: 6000 x 3376 (20M)

M size: 4240 x 2400 (10M)

S size: 3008 x1688 (5.1M)

Still Image Size 3:2 :

L size: 6000 x 4000 (24M)

M size: 4240 x 2832 (12M)

S size: 3008 x 2000 (6M)

Panorama Still Image Size :

Horizontal Wide: 12,416 x 1,856 (23M)

Horizontal Std.: 8,192 x 1,856 (15M)

Vertical Wide: 2,160 x 5,536 (12M)

Vertical Std.: 2,160 x 3,872 (8.4M)

3D Sweep Panorama:

Horizontal Wide: 7152 X 1080 (7.7M)

Horizontal Std.: 4912 X 1080 (5.3M) 16:9: 1920 X 1080 (2.1M)

Video Format :

AVCHD / MP4 (MPEG-4 AVC (H.264))

Video Mode :

AVCHD: PS - 1920 x 1080/60p@28Mbps FX - 1920 x 1080/60i@24Mbps FH - 1920 x 1080/60i@17Mbps FX - 1920 x 1080/24p@24Mbps FH - 1920 x 1080/24p@17Mbps MP4: HD - 1440 x 1080/ 30p@12Mbps VGA - 640 x 480/ 30p@3Mbps

Video Signal :

NTSC color, EIA standards

Audio Format :

Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC

Microphone/Speaker :

Built-in Stereo Microphone

Still Image File Format :

JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3format), 3D MPO (MPF Extended compliant)

LCD Display

LCD Type :

3.0” TFT Xtra Fine™ LCD (921,600 pixels) w/TruBlack™ technology

Angle Adjustment :

Tilt angle: Up: 150 degrees; Down: Approx. 180 degrees Rotation angle:180 degrees clockwise and 90 degrees counterclockwise.

Brightness Control :

Auto, Manual (5 steps between -2 to +2)

Coverage :


Live View :

Continuous Live View (LCD/EVF Auto, selectable)

Real-time image adjustment display :


Histogram :

Yes (On/off)

Grid Display :

Yes (Rule of thirds, 4x6 Square, Diagonal & 4x6 Square Grids, Off)

Customization :

Grid, Histogram display, Digital Level Gauge, Grid Line, Magnified display for playback

Drive System

Burst Buffer :

JPEG Standard (17 shots) JPEG Fine (17 shots) JPEG Extra Fine (13 shots) RAW (13 shots) RAW+JPEG (11 shots)

Continuous Shooting Speed :

Continuous (Hi: up to 8fps,Low: up to 3fps) Continuous Priority AE (12fps)

Drive Mode :

Single-shot, Continuous shooting (Hi/Lo selectable), Self-timer (10/2 sec delay selectable), Bracket (Continuous/Single/WB/DRO), Remote commander (RMT-DSLR1 Sold Separately)

Self-timer :

2-sec. or 10-sec. delay,

Shutter Speeds :

1/8000 to 30 seconds, bulb

Shutter Type :

Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane shutter


Accessory Shoe :

Yes (Alpha)

BRAVIA® Sync™ :

Yes, via HDMI® with compatible BRAVIA HDTV

DVDirect :

Yes, via USB

HD Output :

HDMI® (TypeC mini)

Memory Card Slot :

Dual compatibility slot: Memory Stick PRO Duo™/Pro-HG Duo™/PRO-HG HX Duo™ media - SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card

PhotoTV HD :

Yes, with BRAVIA Sync enabled HDTV and HDMI® cable

USB Port(s) :

USB2.0 Hi-speed (mass-storage, MTP)


Supplied Software :

PMB (Picture Motion Browser) v5.2; Image Data Converter SR v3.2; Image Data Lightbox SR v2.2

Operating System Compatibility :

Windows XP SP3 (32-bit), Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7 SP1; Mac OS X (v10.3-?10.6), PMB is not compatible with Mac OS. Camera (via USB), Image Data Converter, and Image Data Lightbox software are compatible with Mac OS.

  • SAL1650 SAM lens, lens cap

  • Shoulder Strap

  • CD-ROM

  • Battery Charger

  • Body Cap

  • Rechargable Battery (NP-FM500H)

  • USB Cable

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