Sony a77II Alpha 77 Mark II Translucent Mirror DSLR Camera with Sony VG-C77AM Vertical Grip
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Sony a77II Alpha 77 Mark II Translucent Mirror DSLR Camera with Sony VG-C77AM Vertical Grip

Price: $1,498.00



About Sony a77 MARK II

Never miss the moment

When extraordinary happens, capture it with the accelerated α77 II. With an astounding 79 AF points, 12fps continuous shooting, and a 24.3MP Exmor CMOS sensor, every moment is made eternal.

Lock on to phenomenal clarity

The advanced AF system of the α77 II employs the world’s highest number of phase-detection points (79, with 15 cross-points) and gives reliable tracking even during 12fps 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).

Fast-moving subjects meet their match

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.

Translucent Mirror technology

79 AF points

  • 12fps 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, Sony's 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 α77 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.

24.3 Megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor

BIONZ® X image processing engine

Enhanced in-body image stabilization

XGA OLED Tru-Finder

Flexible operability and easy customization

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.

Expressive moviemaking capabilities

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 lineup of superb lenses. The α77 II empowers you to fully enjoy the renowned performance of professional-grade glass from Sony and Zeiss®.

Supported in Capture One Express

Capture One Express (for Sony) is one of the world's best RAW converters, rendering precise colors and incredible detail. It contains flexible digital asset management, all the essential adjustment tools and fast, responsive performance in one customizable and integrated solution.

Never miss a moment with 12fps 
The Sony a77II has the world's fastest continuous shooting speed in its class1-up to 12 frames per second at full resolution. Equipped with a 79 point AF sensor and advanced auto focus tracking, technology, you never have to miss a moment. The Sony a77II outperforms even more expensive rivals with continuous auto focus and auto exposure when shooting at 12fps at full 24.3MP resolution and can capture up to 60 frames in a single burst when in JPEG fine setting. 

World's Most AF points2- 79-point Phase Detection AF System 
The Sony a77II is equipped with a newly developed phase detection auto focus system, featuring wide coverage 79 AF points. Fifteen of the AF points are cross-type and placed in the most-frequently-used central area of the sensor. This helps the Sony a77II achieve accurate focusing even with horizontally striped subjects, which line-type AF points typically find challenging. The new AF system also performs well in low-light conditions-as low as EV -2 (ISO 100), which is similar to a moonlit night under which objects are difficult to see even with the naked eye. The new AF algorithm instantly recognizes and reliably tracks the desired subject. The a77II also realizes impressive focusing accuracy, even when a large-aperture lens is mounted, thanks to the f/2.8 AF point placed horizontally in the center of the AF sensor overlapping another AF point. 

24.3 Megapixel Stunning Resolution 
The Sony a77II houses a large APS-C sensor with approx. 24.3 effective megapixels for incredible detail and gorgeous enlargements. Its high resolving power adopts the same gapless on-chip lens structure as the ?7R and features the latest-generation RGB color filter and other cutting-edge device technologies developed by Sony, the number 1 manufacturer of image sensors. The Sony a77II's image sensor exhibits approximately 20% higher sensitivity and lower noise levels compared to the a77 throughout a wide sensitivity range of ISO 100 to 25,600. 

Advanced BIONZ X image processing 
The Sony a77II is equipped with the same BIONZ® x image processing engine as on the top-of-the-line full-frame models-a7 and a7R. This engine achieves approximately three times the processing speed of previous BIONZ and features all the latest image processing technologies, which are optimized for this model. The result is astonishingly high-speed processing capabilities as well as faithfully reproduced textures and amazing definition. 

Detail reproduction technology; enhances fine details 
Strong outlines a common characteristic of digital images, are minimized as much as possible to achieve finely detailed images with a natural three-dimensional appearance and naturally depicts subjects as seen by human vision. This increases the ability to depict detailed textures and brings photography another step closer to creating totally realistic, high-quality images 

Diffraction-Reducing Technology 
Diffraction-reducing technology maximizes the optical performance of lenses and produces finer details when shooting with a small aperture setting. Optimal filter processing-that best matches the f-number-is applied to correct image points that are blurred, preventing diffraction effects that become an issue when shooting with a deep depth of field and high pixel count. You can therefore depend on finely detailed images even when shooting with a small aperture setting. 

Clean Low Light Images with Low Noise and Area-Specific Noise Reduction 
The a77II has a wide sensitivity range of ISO 100 to 25,600 for faster shutter speeds and low-light shooting situations. Combined with detail reproduction technology, area-specific noise reduction effectively suppresses noise and realize high-sensitivity images resulting in fine details and less grain from corner to corner. 

Instant Sharing via Smartphone with Build-in Wi-Fi and NFC 
Connectivity with smartphones has been simplified with Wi-Fi and NFC control for one-touch sharing. Simply tap the camera to another NFC-enabled device like a tablet or smartphone and photos are transferred with just one touch. Users need only touch devices to connect; no complex set-up is required. Moreover, when using Smart Remote Control, the camera's shutter can be conveniently controlled by your smartphone's touchscreen. 

Full HD Movie 1080/60p/60i/24p and Clean Output via HDMI® 
Take full control when you shoot HD movies and enjoy the full expressive potential of Program, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority or Manual (P/A/S/M) control in HD movie mode. Capture spectacular HD movies in your choice of super-smooth 60p, standard 60i or cinematic 24p, all at Full HD 1920x1080 resolution. AVCHD codec delivers stunning picture quality. MP4 codec offers smaller files for easier upload to the web. You also have the option of capturing uncompressed HD to an optional external recorder for super high bitrate via the clean HDMI® output. 

Professional Rugged, Weather-Resistant Magnesium Alloy Body 
The a77II is a high-quality, high-precision shooting tool built for the real world with a rugged magnesium alloy body that combines high strength with light weight. Sealing around the main buttons, dials, ports and doors are weather-resistant with a double-layered structure that enhances sealing effectiveness at all camera body openings including the media compartment and terminal area. The same high-level resistance to dust and moisture is maintained even when the camera is mounted with the 16-50mm F2.8 (SAL1650) zoom lens, VG-C77AM vertical shooting grip or HVL-F60M flash. 

Exceptions EVF - XGA OLED Tru-Finder 
There's never been anything quite like the OLED Tru-Finder electronic viewfinder. For size, speed and brightness even after sunset, this is a gem. It begins with 2,359,296 dots for amazing resolution and high contrast ratio for incredible depth and shows 100% frame coverage. OLED reduces motion blur to a bare minimum. You can also see the results of camera adjustments in real time with superb color and detail, including the ability to display the effects of various camera settings, the use of MF Assist and a peaking function for fine-tuning the focus. 

Three-way Tilt and Swivel LCD Screen The a77II incorporates a large 3" TFT 
LCD with 1,228,800 dots pixel count for bright high resolution and high contrast display making framing and shooting a breeze --even in harsh lighting situations. Tilt it up or down to frame high and low-angle shots that would otherwise be hit-or-miss. Tilt and swivel over the camera for self-portraits. You can even tilt it up and down when you hold the camera in vertical mode! Finally, the monitor folds flush to the camera with the LCD exposed for shooting or protected for travel. 

Full-Time LiveView® in LCD or EVF You can use both the LCD monitor and OLED 
Electronic Viewfinder for composing shots in LiveView. Both provide a what-you-see-is-what-you-get preview of white balance, focus, depth of field, exposure and 100% framing accuracy, plus informative on-screen displays 

Every Lens is Stabilized 
The a77II incorporates sensor shift technology called SteadyShot INSIDE image stabilization. This means every lens you use-from the widest angle to longest telephoto-Is corrected for camera shake and reduces blur, resulting in crisp andsharp images. 

Built-in Flash (Guide Number 12) 
To help you shoot more effectively, the camera includes a built-in flash (Guide Number 12) that can also trigger a wireless accessory flash (sold separately). The integrated hot shoe enables you to expand your lighting options with a range of accessory flashes (sold separately).

Sony a77 MARK II Features

  • World's fastest continuous shooting speed up to 12 fps
  • World's most AF points - 79-point Phase Detection AF system
  • Incredible 24.3MP image quality from Exmor CMOS sensor
  • Clean low light images with low noise and up to ISO 25,600
  • Instant sharing via smartphone with build-in Wi-Fi and NFC
  • Full HD Movie 1080/60p/60i/24p, clean output via HDMI®
  • Professional rugged, weather-resistant magnesium alloy body
  • Auto focus tracking, Lock-on AF, AF Range control, Eye AF
  • XGA OLED Tru-Finder and three-way tilt-swivel LCD monitor
  • In-body image stabilization for every lens


Sony a77 MARK II Specifications
Camera type
Interchangeable lens digital camera with built-in flash
Lens compability
Sony A-mount lenses, operation with Minolta/Konica Minolta lenses confirmed
APS-C type (23.5 x 15.6mm), "Exmor" CMOS sensor with primary color filters
APS-C type (23.5 x 15.6mm), "Exmor" CMOS sensor with primary color filters
APS-C type (23.5 x 15.6mm), "Exmor" CMOS sensor with primary color filters
APS-C type (23.5 x 15.6mm), "Exmor" CMOS sensor with primary color filters
Number of pixels (effective)
Number of pixels (total)
Image sensor aspect ratio
Color filter
R, G, B primary color
Anti-Dust function
Anti-Dust system
Charge protection coating on image sensor and image sensor shift mechanism
Anti-Dust operation (auto)
Power off
Recording format
JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver. 2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)
Recording format
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]
Wide: horizontal 12,416 x 1,856 (23M), vertical 5,536 x 2,160 (12M), Standard: horizontal 8,192 x 1,856 (15M), vertical 3,872 x 2,160 (8.4M)
Image quality modes
RAW RAW & JPEG JPEG Extra fine JPEG Fine JPEG Standard
Picture Effect
13 types: Posterization (Color), Posterization (B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R/G/B/Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera(Normal/Cool/Warm/Green/Magenta), Soft High-key , Soft Focus(High/Mid/Low), HDR Painting(High/Mid/Low), Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature(Auto/Top/Middle(H)/Bottom/Right/Middle(V)/Left), Watercolor, Illustration(High/Mid/ Low)
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))
Color space
sRGB standard (with sYCC gamut) and Adobe RGB standard compatible with TRILUMINOS Color
Color space
sRGB standard (with sYCC gamut) and Adobe RGB standard compatible with TRILUMINOS Color
Video compression
MP4:MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Audio recording format
AVCHD:Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2ch,Dolby Digital Stereo Creator
1920 x 1080(60p, 28M, PS)
Approx.28Mbps(Maximum bit-rate)
1920 x 1080(50p, 28M, PS)
1920 x 1080(60i, 24M, FX)
Approx.24Mbps(Maximum bit-rate)
1920 x 1080(50i, 24M, FX)
1920 x 1080(60i, 17M, FH)
Approx.17Mbps (Average bit-rate)
1920 x 1080(50i, 17M, FH)
1920 x 1080(24p, 24M, FX)
Approx.24Mbps(Maximum bit-rate)
1920 x 1080(25p, 24M, FX)
1920 x 1080(24p, 17M, FH)
Approx.17Mbps (Average bit-rate)
1920 x 1080(25p, 17M, FH)
1440 x 1080(30fps)
Approx.12Mbps (Average bit-rate)
1440 x 1080(25fps)
VGA(640 x 480, 30fps)
Approx.3Mbps (Average bit-rate)
VGA(640 x 480, 25fps)
Audio Level Display
Audio Rec Level
AF Tracking Duration
AF Drive Speed
Auto Slow Shutter
HDMI Info. Display
"Memory Stick PRO Duo"
"Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo"
"Memory Stick XC-HG Duo"
SD memory card
SDHC memory card (UHS-I compliant)
SDXC memory card (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
Auto / Daylight/ Shade/ Cloudy/ Incandescent/ Fluorescent<
Warm White / Cool White / Day White / Daylight>/ Flash / Color temperature<2500 to 9900K> , color filter/ Custom<1/2/3>/Custom Set
Auto / Daylight/ Shade/ Cloudy/ Incandescent/ Fluorescent<
Warm White / Cool White / Day White / Daylight>/ Flash / Color temperature<2500 to 9900K> , color filter/ Custom<1/2/3>/Custom Set
AWB micro adjustment
3 frames, H/L selectable
3 frames, H/L selectable
Focus sensor
CCD line sensors
Focus point
79 points (15 points cross type)
79 points (15 points cross type)
Sensitivity range
EV -2 to 18 (at ISO100 equivalent)
Focus mode
Autofocus, Manual focus selectable
AF mode*2
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)
Eye-start AF
Lock-on AF
Eye Focus
Other features
Predictive control (AF-A, AF-C)
Focus lock
Eye-start AF
AF illuminator
built -in Flash
AF illuminator range
approx.1m - 5m
approx. 3.3 to 16.4 feet
AF Range Control
AF micro adjustment
Metering type
1200-zone evaluative metering
Metering sensor
"Exmor"CMOS sensor
Metering sensitivity
EV-2 to EV17 (at ISO100 equivalent with F1.4 lens attached)
Exposure modes
AUTO(Intelligent Auto/Superior Auto)
Scene Selection
Sweep Panorama
Continuous Advance Priority AE
Programmed AE (P)
Aperture priority (A)
Shutter-speed priority (S)
Manual (M)
Memory recall(MR1/2/3)
Scene Selection
Sports Action
Night Portrait
Night Scene
Hand-held Twilight
Exposure compensation
+/-5.0 EV (1/3EV, 1/2EV steps selectable)
AE Lock
Available with AE lock button.
AE is also locked when focus is locked in multi-segment metering mode. ("AEL w/ shutter"(Auto/On/Off) is supported)
ISO sensitivty,Recommnded Exposure Index
Still Image:ISO100 - 25600 (1/3 EV step), (ISO numbers up from ISO50 can be set as expanded ISO range.)
AUTO ( ISO 100-25600, selectable the lower limit and the upper limit ) Movie:ISO100 - 12800 equivalent(1/3 EV step)
AUTO ( ISO 100-12800 equivalent, selectable the lower limit and the upper limit)
Movie:ISO100 - 12800 equivalent(1/3 EV step)
AUTO ( ISO 100-12800 equivalent, selectable the lower limit and the upper limit )
Number of dots
2 359 296 dots
Brightness control
Auto/Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2)
Brightness control
Auto/Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2)
Color temperature control
Manual (5 steps)
Field coverage
Approx.1.09x (35mm camera equivalent: Approx.0.71x) with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m- -1
Diopter adjustment
-4.0 to +3.0m-1
Eye point
Approx. 27mm from the eyepiece lens, 22mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1 (CIPA standard)
Display Contents
Graphic Display / Display All Info./ No Disp. Info. / Digital level gauge / Histogram
Display Contents
Graphic Display / Display All Info./ No Disp. Info. / Digital level gauge / Histogram
Number of dots (total)
1 228 800dots
Adjustable angle
Tilt angle:150 degreesupward and 180 degrees downward.
Rotation angle:180 degrees clockwise and 90 degrees counterclockwise.
Real-time image-adjustment display
Quick Navi
Focus Check
Focus Magnifier (5.9x,11.7x)
Peaking MF
Yes (Level setting: High/Mid/Low/Off, Color: White/Red/Yellow)
Top panel
Face detection Modes
On/On (Regist. Faces)/Off
Face registeration
Face selection
Max. number of detectable faces
Auto Object Framing Still images
Smile Shutter
Yes (selectable from 3 steps)
Help guide
Clock Function,Setting
Area Setting
Shop Front Mode
Eye-Fi ready*3
Clear Image Zoom Still images
Yes (approx.2x)
Yes (approx.2x)
Smart zoom (Still images)
Yes M:Approx. 1.4x
S:Approx. 2x
Digital zoom (Still images)
Yes L:Approx. 4x
M:Approx. 5.7x
S:Approx. 8x
Smart Teleconverter
Yes (approx.1.4 x / 2x)
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 *4
1/250 sec.
Electronic Front Shutter Curtain
Yes (ON/OFF)
image stabilization type
For still images:Image Sensor-Shift mechanism, For movies:Electronic
Flash Type
Built-in, auto pop-up
Guide No.
12 (in meters at ISO100)
Flash coverage
16mm (focal-length printed on the lens body)
Pre-flash TTL
Manual flash
Flash compensation
+/- 3.0 EV (switchable between 1/3 and 1/2 EV steps)
Flash bracketing
1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1.0, 2.0, 3.0 EV steps, 3/5 frames selectable
Flash modes
Flash off
Slow Sync.
Red-eye reduction (on/off selectable)
Rear Sync.
Wireless *5
Hi-speed sync. *5
Recycling time
Approx. 3 sec
External flash
Sony a System Flash compatible with Multi Interface Shoe, attach the shoe adaptor(ADP-MAA, sold separately) for flash compatible with Auto-lock accessory shoe
FE level lock
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
Speed appx maximum*6
Continuous Advance Priority AE: Maximum 12 frames per second
Continuous shooting Hi: Maximum 8 frames per second
Continuous shooting Lo: Maximum 3 frames per second
No. of frame recordable* (approx.)*6*7
[Continuous Advance Priority AE mode] Extra fine: 53 images/Fine: 60 images/Standard: 64 images/RAW & JPEG: 25 images/RAW: 26 images
[Continuous shooting] Extra fine: 56 images/Fine: 75 images/Standard: 93
images/RAW & JPEG: 26 images/RAW: 28 images
Playback Modes
Single (with or without shooting information Y RGB histogram & highlight/shadow warning)
9/25 Images index view
Enlarged display mode (L: 18.8x, M: 13.3x, S: 9.4x, Panorama (Standard): 25.6x, Panorama (Wide): 38.8x)
Display Rotation (Auto/Manual/Off selectable)
Panorama scrolling
Auto Review (10/5/2 sec,Off)
Folder selection (Still)
Forward/Rewind (movie)
View on Smartphone
Send to Computer
View on TV
NFC One-touch remote
One-touch sharing
PC interface
Mass-storage, MTP, PC remote
Multi / Micro USB Terminal
Yes (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible)
Sync. Terminal
Wireless LAN(built-in)
Yes(Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE 802.11b/g/n(2.4GHz band) ) *8
HD output
HDMI Micro connector (Type-D)
BRAVIA Sync(Control for HDMI)
PhotoTV HD
4K Still Image PB
Multi Interface Shoe *9
Mic Terminal
Yes (3.5 mm Stereo minijack)
DC IN Terminal
Remote Control(Wired)
Remote Control (Wireless)
Yes (RMT-DSLR2 (sold separately)
PC Remote
Built-in stereo microphone or ECM-XYST1M/ECM-CG50 (sold separately)
Built-in, monaural, Volume settings in 16 steps between 0 and 15
Print Compatible standards
Exif Print, Print Image Matching III, DPOF setting
Lens compensation
Peripheral Shading, Chromatic Aberration, Distortion
One rechargeable battery pack NP-FM500H
Still images *10
approx.410 shots (Viewfinder) / approx.480 shots (LCD monitor) (CIPA standard)
Movies (actual recording)*11*12
Approx. 110 min with viewfinder, approx. 120 min with LCD monitor (CIPA standard)
((For [MP4 12M] size movies continuous shooting is possible for approximately 20 minutes (limited by 2GB file size))
Movies (continuous recording)*11*13
Approx. 175 min with viewfinder, approx. 175 min with LCD monitor (CIPA standard)
((For [MP4 12M] size movies continuous shooting is possible for approximately 20 minutes (limited by 2GB file size))
External power
AC Adaptor AC-PW10AM (sold separately)
Power consumption With Viewfinder
Still images: approx .3.5W(with DT 16-50mm F2.8 SSM lens attached), Movies: approx. 4.1 W(with DT 16-50mm F2.8 SSM lens attached)
With LCD screen
Still images: approx 3.0W(with DT 16-50mm F2.8 SSM lens attached), Movies: approx. 4.1 W(with DT 16-50mm F2.8 SSM lens attached)
Weight With battery and Memory Stick
Approx. 726g (PRO Duo included)
Oz. With battery and Memory Stick
Approx. 1 lb 9.6 oz
Weight - Body only
Approx. 647 g
Weight Oz, Body only
Approx. 1 lb 6.8 oz
Dimensions in mm (WxHxD)
excluding protrusions Approx. 142.6 mm x 104.2 mm x 80.9 mm
Dimensions in inches (WxHxD)
excluding protrusions Approx. 5 5/8 inches x 4 1/8 inches x 3 1/4 inches
Supplied Rechargeable Battery NP-FM500H
Supplied Battery Charger BC-VM10A
Supplied Shoulder strap
Body cap
Accessory shoe cap
Eyepiece cup
Micro USB cable

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