Reliable full-time subject tracking thanks to the newly developed high-density, wide-coverage AF system with world’s highest phase-detection AF point count*1 – 79 points*2 including 15 cross points
Translucent Mirror Technology delivers ultra-fast, intelligent AF tracking and up to 12 fps burst of up to 60 full-resolution frames
The 24.3-megapixel*3 Exmor™ CMOS sensor and BIONZ X™ image processing engine realize superb image quality via high resolving power and wide-ranging sensitivity (ISO 100 to 25600)
The high-contrast, high-resolution XGA OLED Tru-Finder electronic viewfinder accurately displays the effects of users’ camera settings so they can see their creative intentions faithfully reproduced
3-way tiltable LCD screen for easy and comfortable framing in any angles
Wi-Fi/NFC functions enable instant wireless connection with mobile devices
*1 Among interchangeable-lens digital cameras equipped with a dedicated phase-detection AF sensor (as of May 1, 2014) according to Sony research
*2 The number of AF points used depends on the lens
*3 Approx. effective megapixels
Forget everything you knew about autofocus. With Sony's state-of-the-art 4D Focus, you'll be able to capture every moving subject with astonishing clarity like never before. The 4D Focus combines fast autofocus speed, wide coverage and steadfast tracking through a sophisticated AF algorithm. With the α77 II DSLR camera, you'll discover breakthrough autofocusing and tracking reliability with the world's highest number of phase-detection AF points*1 (79*2 including 15 cross points), which stays locked on moving subjects even in conditions that professional cameras find a challenge. Experience a truly game-changing autofocus that never lets go of any moment worth capturing.
*1 Among interchangeable-lens digital cameras equipped with a dedicated phase-detection AF sensor (as of May 1, 2014) according to Sony research.
*2 The number of AF points used depends on the lens.
12fps Up To 60 Frames For The Perfect Moment
Capture the decisive moment with stunning clarity with continuous shooting at up to 12fps*1 burst of up to 60 full-resolution frames.*2 Highly responsive to changes in fast-moving scenes, the ultra-fast and intelligent AF tracking predicts the subject’s next move for precise focusing, striking the perfect balance of speed and stability.
*1 Approximate maximum speed in Continuous Advance Priority AE mode.
*2 In Fine quality mode, L size.
Breathtaking Clarity With Natural Details
Breathtaking image quality is yours thanks to the 24.3-megapixel* Exmor™ CMOS sensor that delivers an extra-wide sensitivity range of ISO 100 to ISO 25600. Together with the BIONZ X™ image processing engine that faithfully reproduces textures and details in real time at extra high-speed processing capabilities, your photos and footage will be filled with realistic details, rich tonal gradations and low noise.
* Approximate effective megapixels.
High-Contrast, High-Resolution Viewing
View every scene clearly in the bright and accurate XGA OLED Tru-Finder, which faithfully displays what will appear in your final recording. High-end features include 100% field coverage, a wide viewing angle (approx. 33°) and a high eyepoint (27mm).
Seamless Operation For Viewing Comfort
The bright 1,228k-dot 3.0-type, 3-way tiltable LCD monitor brings out every detail of your scene at high resolution. It also smoothly tilts to enhance your viewing comfort and accommodate shooting from various angles.
Connect To Your Devices With A Single Touch
With seamless built-in Wi-Fi® and NFC (Near Field Communication) capabilities, simply touch your α77 II to instantly transfer a photo or movie to your Android™ smartphone or tablet. Alternatively, activate Smart Remote Embedded to enable remote control of the camera from a mobile device.*
* Requires NFC-compatible Android™ device and free downloadable PlayMemories Mobile app (www.sony.net/pmm/). Remote control of movie recording not supported.
The α77 II is loaded with the latest AF functions to ensure every photo turns out with exact focus. From features such as Expanded Flexible Spot mode that ensures highly accurate tracking of moving subjects without interruption, Eye AF which focuses sharply on a person's face even when the subject is partially turned away from the camera, to functions such as Lock-on AF mode and subject-tracking duration, you'll enjoy phenomenal clarity.
Pro-Style Movie Shooting With Continuous AF
The α77 II can record Full HD 60p and 24p movies using the AVCHD 2.0 format. Translucent Mirror Technology enables full-time phase-detection AF, ensuring accurate focus tracking with fast-moving subjects while you’re capturing video.
Serious moviemakers can benefit from a number of advanced features such as three-level AF tracking sensitivity adjustment, Zebra function and audio level metering. The addition of a clean HDMI output allows viewing on an external monitor and recording without compression to an external storage device.
Button customisation empowers you to shoot just the way you like, with frequently used functions assigned to the customisable buttons of your choice. You can easily reassign 11 buttons to activate any of 53 functions* to enjoy speedier, more intuitive operation. Assignable functions include Exposure Compensation, Flash Mode, Focus Area, Zoom, ISO Sensitivity and more.
* Some functions can only be assigned to certain buttons.
Dust And Moisture Protection
Shoot with confidence in challenging environments with quality dust and moisture protection in the α77 II. Resistance measures include sealing around the main buttons and dials to prevent water and dust from entering the body during tough usage. They also include a protective double-layered structure around openings such as the battery compartment that tightly interlocks panels and components. This same high-level resistance to dust and moisture extends to optional lenses, flash units and the vertical grip.*
*Dust and moisture resistance do not guarantee perfect dust- and drip-proof performance.
Durable Camera Body
The α77 II’s body is solidly built to withstand the rigours of shooting in the field. Its rear cover is comprised of lightweight, high-intensity magnesium alloy, while the aluminum grip and front cover are cast to achieve high body rigidity and a solid balance of lightness, reliability and steady handling.
Close To 150,000 Shutter Release Durability
Enjoy the extended photographic pleasure of a robust shutter unit that endures approximately 150,000 shutter releases. While rugged enough to withstand the demands of 12fps continuous shooting, it also offers the high precision to support everything from bulb shooting to ultra-fast 1/8000 sec. shutter speeds.
Accessorise Your Camera
Make your photo adventures more enjoyable with an array of accessories - from tripods, microphone, flash, cases, straps, and more.
Sony’s range of memory cards offers a wealth of entertainment possibilities and serves as a perfect companion for photographers. Transfer and share information or use it with Sony cameras, VAIO laptops, PSP or Xperia™ smartphones.