When extraordinary happens, capture it with the accelerated a77 II. With an astounding 79 AF points, 12 fps continuous shooting, and a 24.3MP Exmor® CMOS sensor, every moment is made eternal.
The speed of life captured spectacularly
The advanced AF system of the a77 II employs the worlds highest number of phase-detection points (79, with 15 cross-points) and gives reliable tracking even during 12 fps continuous shooting.
Sony launches a new age of autofocus
4D FOCUS enables superior autofocus performance in four dimensions: wide autofocus coverage (2D height and width), fast autofocus speed (3D depth) and enhanced predictive tracking (4D time).
Enjoy 79 record-breaking phase-detection AF points
Translucent Mirror Technology enables precise phase-detection AF in live view and movie modes. And get superior autofocus reliability with 79 high-density AF points-including 15 cross-type.
12 fps with AF tracking
Capture the elusive magic moment with stunning clarity, even when tracking fast-moving subjects. Enjoy full 24.3MP resolution, with up with 60 frames per burst.
Sophisticated AF algorithm
Balancing speed and stability, Sonys advanced algorithm uses real-time metering analysis to keep the camera locked on your subject-without being distracted by nearby objects.
Breathtakingly clear and natural details
The a77 II reveals the ubiquitous beauty of earth, capturing rich scenes as sharply as your eye sees them. See examples of its stunning depth of detail.
24.3MP APS-C CMOS sensor
Breathtaking image quality is yours. Gapless on-chip lens design optimises light collection to deliver an extra-wide sensitivity range of ISO 100 (expandable down to ISO 50) to ISO 25600.
BIONZ X image processing engine
This exclusive processor faithfully reproduces textures and details via extra high-speed processing capabilities. See minimised edge emphasis, reduced noise and sharpened clarity.
Enhanced in-body image stabilisation
Built-in image stabilisation works with any compatible lens throughout the entire focal range. This model also stabilises the viewfinder image when the shutter is depressed halfway for focus.
XGA OLED Tru-Finder
The bright XGA OLED Tru-Finder™ displays an exact preview of your final image, factoring in exposure settings. Expert features include 100% frame coverage and a wide 33° viewing angle.
Brilliant 1228k-dot, 3-way tiltable LCD monitor
Using unique WhiteMagic™ technology to nearly double brightness, this screen brings out every detail of your scene. It smoothly tilts to accommodate vertical framing and creative angles.
Total dust & moisture resistance for field shooting
The a77 II is fortified with ample measures against water and dirt, include sealing around main buttons and dials, double-layered protection of openings and tightly interlocked components.
Full HD 60p/24p movies
Vibrant moviemaking is yours, thanks to powerful continuous phase detection. Enjoy accurate, continuous tracking and focusing of fast-moving subjects-without time lag.
Connect with One-touch
Instantly transfer a photo or movie to your Android smartphone or tablet by simply touching it to the a77 II-thanks to built-in Wi-Fi and NFC. Then share it with ease.
Ultimate precision and craftsmanship
Broaden your photographic horizons with an expanded line-up of superb lenses. The a77 II empowers you to fully enjoy the renowned performance of professional-grade glass from Sony and Zeiss.
Dimensions (W x H x D): 142.6 x 104.2 x 80.9 mm
Weight: 647 g (Body Only) / 726 g (With battery and media)
PlayMemories Camera Apps: NFC One-touch functionality
Multi Interface Shoe: Microphone minijack, Multi Interface Shoe, Multi/Micro USB Terminal, Sync Terminal, Wired remote terminal
Lens Mount: Sony A-mount
Lens Compatibility: Sony A-mount lenses (also compatible with Konica and Minolta lenses)
Sensor Type: APS-C type (23.5 x 15.6mm) Exmor™ CMOS sensor
Sensor Type: APS-C
Effective Pixels: 24.3MP
Number of Pixels (total): Approx.24.7 Megapixels
Image Sensor Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Anti Dust: Yes
Smart zoom (Still Image): M:Approx. 1.4x
Digital zoom (Still Image): L:Approx. 4x M:Approx. 5.7x S:Approx. 8
Digital zoom (Movie): Yes (4x)
Recording Format (Still images): JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver. 2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)
Image Size (pixels), 3:2: L: 6000 x 4000 (24M)
M: 4240 x 2832 (12M)
S: 3008 x 2000 (6.0M)
Image Size (pixels), 16:9: L: 6000 x 3376 (20M)
M: 4240 x 2400 (10M)
S:3008 x 1688 (5.1M)
Image Size (pixels), Sweep Panorama: Standard: Horizontal 8,192 x 1,856 (15M), Vertical 3,872 x 2,160 (8.4M)
Wide: Horizontal 12,416 x 1,856 (23M), Vertical 5,536 x 2,160 (12M)
Image Quality Modes: RAW, RAW & JPEG, JPEG Extra fine, JPEG Fine, JPEG Standard
Creative Style: Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn leaves, Black & White, Sepia, Style Box (1-6), (Contrast (-3 to 3 steps), Saturation (-3 to 3 steps), Sharpness (-3 to 3 steps))
Dynamic Range Functions: Off, Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto/Level(1-5)), Auto High Dynamic Range(Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference Level (1-6EV, 1.0EV step))
Recording Format (Movie): AVCHD 2.0 / MP4
Video Compression: AVCHD:MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, MP4:MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Audio Recording Format: AVCHD:Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2ch, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator
MP4:MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
Other Movie Functions:
AF Drive Speed
AF Tracking Duration
Audio Level Display
Audio Rec Level
Auto Slow Shutter
HDMI Info. Display
Face Detection: On/ On (Regist. Faces) / Off
Auto Portrait Framing: Yes (Still Images)
Clear Image Zoom: Yes (approx.2x)
Lens Compensation: BIONZ X
Compatible Recording Media: Memory Stick PRO Duo™
Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo
Memory Stick XC-HG Duo
SDXC memory cards (UHS-I compliant)
Noise Reduction: Long exposure NR: On/Off , available of shutter speeds longer than 1 sec., High ISO NR: Normal/Low/Off selectable
Multi Frame NR: Auto / ISO100 to 51200
White Balance Modes: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (Warm White / Cool White / Day White / Daylight), Flash, Color temperature (2500 to 9900K), Color Filter (G7 to M7, A7 to B7), Custom (1 / 2 / 3), Custom Set
Bracketing: 3 frames, H/L selectable
Focus Sensor: CCD line sensors
Focus Sensitivity Range: EV -2 to 18 (at ISO 100 equivalent)
AF Mode: Single-shot AF (AF-S), Continuous AF (AF-C), Automatic AF (AF-A), Direct Manual Focus selectable
Focus Area: Wide, Zone, Center, Flexible Spot, Expanded Flexible Spot, Lock-On AF (Wide, Zone, Center, Flexible Spot, Expanded Flexible Spot)
Other Features: Eye-start AF, Eye AF, Predictive control, Focus lock, AF On,
AF Illuminator: Built-in, auto pop-up
AF Illuminator range: Approx. 1m - 5m / Approx. 3.3 to 16.4 feet
Metering Type: 1200-zone evaluative metering
Metering Sensor: Exmor™ CMOS Sensor
Metering Mode: Multi segment, Spot, Center weighted
Exposure Modes: AUTO (Intelligent Auto / Superior Auto), Scene Selection, Sweep Panorama, Continuous Advance Priority AE, Movie, Programmed AE, Aperture priority, Shutter-speed priority, Manual, Memory recall
Scene Selection: Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight
Exposure Compensation: /-5.0 EV (1/3EV, 1/2EV steps selectable)
Auto (AE) Bracketing: Bracket: Cont./Bracket: Single, With 1/3EV, 1/2EV, 2/3EV, 1.0EV, 2.0EV, 3.0EV increments, 3 /5 frames
AE Lock: AE is also locked when focus is locked in multi-segment metering mode. ("AEL w/ shutter"(Auto/On/Off) is supported)
Available with AE lock button
ISO Sensitivity: ISO 50–25600
Viewfinder Type: 0.5"-type electronic viewfinder
Number of Dots: 2 359 296 dots
Field Coverage: 100%
Magnification: Approx. 1.09x (35mm camera equivalent: Approx. 0.71x) with 50mm lens at infinity, -1mstyle name="sup"-1/style
Diopter Adjustment: -4.0 to 3.0mstyle name="sup"-1/style
Eye Point: Approx. 27mm from the eyepiece lens, 22mm from the eyepiece frame at -1mstyle name="sup"-1/style(CIPA standard)
Screen Type: 3.0" type TFT LCD
Total Number of Dots: 1 228 800 dots
Brightness Control (LCD): Auto, Manual (5 steps between -2 and 2), Sunny Weather
Shutter Type: Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
Shutter Speed: Still images: 1/8000 to 30 sec/Bulb;Movies: 1/8000 to 1/4 (1/3 step), up to 1/60 in AUTO mode (up to 1/30 in Auto slow shutter mode)
Flash Sync. Speed: 1 / 250 sec.
Flash Compensation: /- 3.0 EV (switchable between 1/3 and 1/2 EV steps)
Flash Modes: Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow sync, Red-eye reduction (on/off selectable), Rear sync.,Wireless, High Speed sync.
Wireless Control: Yes (With RMT-DSLR2 (sold separately))
Drive Modes: Single Shooting, Continuous shooting (Hi/Lo selectable), Self-timer (10/2 sec delay selectable), Self-timer (Cont.) (with 10 sec delay 3/5 exposures selectable), Bracket: Cont., Bracket: Single, White Balance bracket, DRO bracket
Continues Shooting: 12 fps (in Continuous Advance Priority AE)
Supplied Battery: NP-FM500H M-series Rechargeable Battery Pack
Battery Life (CIPA, Still Images): Up to 480 shots
Whats In The Box
Rechargeable Battery NP-FM500H
Battery charger BC-VM10A
Accessory shoe cap
Micro USB cable