All of the attention lately has been on Sony’s A7 series of cameras, and rightfully so, but Sony did also just release the new A77 II. So how does the new A77 II stack up in today’s market? Well, the guys over at DigitalRev just completed their hands on field review of the new Sony A77 II, and overall, it got good marks. Specifically, Kai and the gang were really impressed by the AF performance and improvement over the previous A77, calling it “quick and incredibly accurate.”

Sony A77 II Specs


  • 24.3MP APS-C Exmor CMOS Sensor
  • BIONZ X Image Processor
  • Gapless On-Chip Lens Design
  • Translucent Mirror Technology
  • 3.0″ 1,228k-Dot 3-Way Tilting LCD Screen
  • 0.5″ 2,359k-Dot XGA OLED Tru-Finder
  • Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 60 fps
  • 79-Point Phase-Detection AF System
  • ISO 25600 and Shooting Up to 12 fps
  • Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity with NFC

Overall, it seems that the new Sony A77 II fits in nicely with competitors like the Nikon D7xxx series and Canon’s aging 7D. I was especially impressed with the ISO performance, usable 6400 on a APS-C crop body (not doable on the 7D). Bottom line, I am impressed. __ What are your thoughts on the new A77 II? How do you think it fits into the current market? Leave a comment below to discuss! {via DigitalRev on YouTube}