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Sony A77 Availability

The Sony A77 was announced August 24th 2011, but took some time to become widely available because of production difficulties associated with flooding in Thailand. It can be found at Amazon: Sony A77 with Kit Lens and Sony A77 Body, … Continue reading

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Sony A77 and A55 Size Comparison

An interesting size comparison of the Sony A77 versus the A55 can be seen here. It uses the standard size of the lens mount to match the two images up. Two comments: The Sony A77 photo is a prototype from … Continue reading

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Is This The Sony A77?

No idea if it is…but have a look at this and see what you think:

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A Few More A77 Specs

Sonyalpharumors has yet more A77 specs updates: 1200 zone metering Smart teleconverter function with 1.4x and 2.0x option Built-in GPS Battery life with over 500 shots Comments: ‘Smart teleconverter function’ will mean an in-camera cropping function; you get ‘telephoto’ by … Continue reading

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Sony A35 – Unboxing And First Impressions

Unboxing, here’s first impressions of the Sony Alpha A35: Stickers! – it’s got lots of them. It has a printed manual – I’m glad to see that. It feels solid – the hard plastic feels a lot like a metal … Continue reading

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More A77 Specs

Sonyalpharumors has a few more A77 specs: 19 point AF system with 11 cross sensors 50-16000 ISO 1/8000 shutter speed New 3-way tilting LCD (?) Comments: One of my all-time favourite cameras, the Canon G3, had ISO 50. I’ve never … Continue reading

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A77 1080p Rumour Goes Down Well With The Video Crowd

EOS-HD has responded very positively to a rumour that the A77 will shoot 1080p video at 60/50/25/24fps. They also are positive about the prospects the A77 sensor is designed to cope well with video and the 16-50mm f2.8 is video … Continue reading

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Sony A77 Announcement Date is August 23rd

Sonyalpharumors are reporting that the Sony A77 announcement date will be August 23rd. They were bang on with the Sony A35 date and other details, so I would expect this to be correct. The A77 is expected to be in … Continue reading

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What Is The Meaning Of The ‘Leaked A77 Pictures’?

I find it significant that the leaked A77 pictures both feature the battery grip, and I think I can see why. The A77 has a compact body and might be significantly smaller than its competitors. It’s important therefore for Sony … Continue reading

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Are Sony Planning To Buy Customers With The A77?

If the rumored pricing of the A77 and new lens are correct, it’s clear that Sony have decided it’s time to take on Canon and Nikon and price aggressively. What that means is buying customers by offering a built-in discount … Continue reading

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