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Sony SLT-A77VQ (SLTA77VQ) Alpha 24.3 megapixel DSLR Camera with 16-50mm lens

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Sony SLT-A77VQ (SLTA77VQ ) Alpha 24.3 megapixel DSLR Camera with 16-50mm lens
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Sony SLT-A77VQ (SLTA77VQ ) Alpha 24.3 megapixel DSLR Camera with 16-50mm lens

24.3 megapixel Exmor™ APS HD CMOS, Full HD AVCHD, 25/50p, 12fps, 7.5cm 3-way LCD, GPS. With 16-50mm lens. 
  • Very high resolution 24.3 effective megapixels
  • Ultra-high speed continuous shooting up to 12fps
  • Responsive, high-performance 19-point AF system
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    • 24.3 effective megapixels - Ultra-high resolution Exmor™ APS HD CMOS Sensor plus 2-step noise reduction for flawless, low noise still images and HD video
    • Revised BIONZ processor - Enhanced processing engine handles enormous amounts of sensor data to allow very high-speed shooting of superb, low-noise images
    • Translucent Mirror Technology - Replaces DSLR moving mirror with fixed translucent mirror: enables ultra-fast shooting with speedy, accurate phase detection AF
    • Class-leading shutter lag time - Ultra-fast shutter lag of just 50msec rivals the performance of high-end professional cameras: ideal for high-speed action shots
    • Ultra high-speed continuous shooting - Capture fast-moving action at up to 12fps with Full-time Continuous Autofocus for razor-sharp tracking of moving subjects
    • Quick AF Full HD movie - Shoot 1920x1080 video with full-time AF tracking of moving subjects: now with 24p/50p progressive shooting for cinematic results
    • Creative Full HD movie functions - Manual focus allows beautiful defocus effects (bokeh) during HD video shooting; PASM exposure modes offer total creative control
    • Advanced Quick AF Live View - Real-time full-resolution image display from main sensor on LCD or in viewfinder with fast, accurate phase-detection autofocus
    • Object Tracking AF - Keeps faces or other selected objects in sharp focus, even if the target is obscured momentarily by another passing object
    • Sweep Panorama with 3D Sweep Panorama - Press the shutter and sweep the camera to capture extra-wide panoramic images: also capture 3D panoramas to view on 3D TV
    • Wide sensitivity range from ISO 50-16000 - High maximum sensitivity allows natural, low-noise images, even in low light: expansion mode extends sensitivity down to ISO 50
    • 19-point phase-detection AF system - Newly developed AF system with 11 cross sensors for accurate, non-stop autofocusing - effective with Viewfinder or live view on LCD
    • 3-way tilt 7.5 cm (3.0") Xtra Fine LCD - Freely-adjustable high resolution (921k dot) widescreen LCD: with TruBlack technology for superb detail and contrast
    • XGA OLED TruFinder™ - Precision electronic viewfinder with 2.36 million dot resolution, high contrast and 100% frame coverage for precision framing, manual focus and shot review
    • High-resolution information display - Select from a choice of digital levelling gauge, shooting parameters, grid lines and graphic exposure display options
    • Smart Teleconverter - Digitally zooms centre portion of image for high-resolution 12 megapixel images with 1.4x or 2x magnification
    • Shot Result Preview - Touch a button to preview effects of adjusting aperture, shutter and DRO settings on depth of field, motion blur and dynamic range
    • AUTO+ Mode - Automatically analyses scene and shooting conditions, adjusting camera parameters for excellent results with any scene
    • Face Detection with Face Registration - Recognises up to 8 faces in a scene, optimising optimum exposure, white balance, flash and other settings for beautiful portraits
    • Smile Shutter - Automatically fires shutter when subject smiles with an adjustable smile detection sensitivity
    • Picture Effect Modes - Produce impressive creative effects with no PC needed - including Posterise, Partial Colour, HDR Painting, Soft Focus, Miniature
    • Enhanced HDR Auto - Automatically merges three successive exposures to create a single image with an effective dynamic range even wider than film
    • Multi-Frame Noise Reduction - Automatically combines a burst of six exposures to create a single ultra-low noise image
    • Handheld Twilight Mode - Automatically combines a burst of six exposures to create a single image with supressed blur and reduced noise in low light
    • GPS for easy geotagging - Automatically tags images with location information: enjoy map views with PMB software or on BRAVIA TV with Photo Map function
    • Creative Styles - 6 selectable image finishing options to suit range of shooting situations - can be customised for even greater creative control
    • D-Range Optimiser - Analyses image in real time, adjusting brightness and contrast for more natural, evenly exposed backlit scenes
    • Versatile drive modes - Drive modes include Continuous advance, Self-timer, exposure bracketing and White balance bracketing
    • Front and rear dials plus LCD data display - Dials to front and rear of grip simplify quick adjustments: secondary data display confirms exposure and other settings
    • Customisable buttons - AEL, ISO, and AF/MF buttons can be reassigned for quick access to a choice of 24 functions
    • SteadyShot INSIDE - In-body image stabilisation offers 2.5-4.0 steps anti-shake performance with A-mount lenses by Sony or Konica Minolta
    • Shading and aberration compensation - Intelligently corrects vignetting (peripheral shading), lateral chromatic aberration and distortion for each A-mount lens
    • Rugged magnesium body - Tough, rigid chassis and body panels withstand heavy usage; key buttons and controls are protected against dust and moisture
    • Dual anti-dust system - Reduces build-up of dust on sensor during lens exchange
    • HDMI® output - HD connector for image display on HD TV (requires optional cable). Photo TV HD enhances still image viewing on compatible BRAVIA
    • BRAVIA Sync - Allows direct control of camera playback functions via BRAVIA® TV’s remote
    • Supplied software - Includes Image Data Converter SR, Image Data Lightbox SR and Picture Motion Browser
    Lens Mount:
    Sony A-mountYES
    Lens Compatibility:
    All types of Sony A-mount lensesYES
    Minolta & Konica Minolta α/MAXXUM/DYNAX lensesYES
    Image Sensory:
    Image sensor typeCMOS Sensor
    Image sensor colour filterR, G, B, Primary color
    Size (mm)23.5 x 15.6mm (APS-C size)
    Total sensor Pixels (megapixels)Approx. 24.7
    Effective Pixels (megapixels)Approx. 24.3
    Automatic White BalanceYES
    White balance: preset selectionDaylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash
    White balance: custom settingYES
    White balance: types of color temperature2500 - 9900 k (G7 to M7,15-step) (A7 to B7,15-step)
    White balance bracketing3 frames, Selectable 2 steps
    ISO Sensitivity SettingISO100 - 16000 equivalent
    SteadyShot INSIDE
    System: Sensor-shift mechanismYES
    SteadyShot INSIDE scale (in viewfinder)NO
    Camera-Shake warning (in viewfinder)NO
    SteadyShot INSIDE capabilityApprox. 2.5 EV - 4.5 EV decrease in shutter speed (varies according to shooting conditions and
    lens used)
    SteadyShot INSIDE compatibilityAll Sony DSLR lenses and A-Mount bayonet lenses from Minolta and Konica Minolta
    *SteadyShot INSIDE was previously known as Super SteadyShotAll Sony DSLR lenses and A-Mount bayonet lenses from Minolta and
    Konica Minolta
    Charge protection coatingYES
    Auto Focus System
    TTL phase-detection systemYES
    Contrast AF systemNO
    Sensor19 points (11 points cross type)
    Sensitivity Range (at ISO 100 equivalent); EV-1 to 18
    Eye Start AF System (on off selectable)YES
    AF Area: Wide focus areaYES (auto with 19 areas)
    AF Area: SpotYES
    AF Area: Local focus area selectionYES (19 local areas)
    AF Area: Multi PointNO
    AF Area: Center WeightedNO
    AF Area: Flexible SpotNO
    AF ModesSingle-shot AF, Automatic AF, Continuous AF
    Predictive Focus ControlYES
    Focus LockYES
    AF IlluminatorYES (with built-in LED)
    AF Illuminator range (meters)Approx. 1-7
    Auto Exposure System
    Light metering type1200-zone evaluative metering
    Light metering cellExmor™ CMOS Sensor
    Light metering: Multi segmentYES
    Light metering: SpotYES
    Light metering: Center weightedYES
    Exposure: AutomaticYES
    Exposure: Program AutoYES
    Exposure: iAUTONO
    Exposure: AUTO+YES
    Exposure: Shutter priorityYES
    Exposure: Aperture priorityYES
    Exposure: ManualYES
    Exposure: Scene selectionYES
    Sweep PanoramaYES (2D, 3D)
    Anti Motion BlurNO
    AE LockYES
    Exposure compensationYES (+/-5.0 EV, 1/3, 1/2 EV step selectable)
    AE BracketingWith 1/3EV, 1/2EV, 2/3EV, 2.0EV, 3.0EV increments, 3 /5frames (2.0EV, 3.0EV : only 3frames) selectable
    TypeElectronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
    Shutter Speed Range (seconds)1/8000 - 30 and bulb
    Flash Sync Speed; second1/250
    Flash Sync Speed (With Steady Shoot On); second1/250
    Built-in-Flash Guide Number (in meters at ISO 100)12
    Flash Metering SystemADI / Pre-flash TTL / Manual flash metering
    Flash Compensation+/-3.0 EV (switchable between 1/3 and 1/2 EV steps)
    Built-in-Flash Recycling Time (approx. time in seconds)3
    Flash ModeAutoflash, Fill-flash, Slow sync, Rear flash sync. High Speed sync.
    Wireless flash modeYES (with optional compatible accessory flash)
    Red-Eye ReductionYES
    Flash PopupAuto
    Focusing ScreenNO
    Field of View (%)100
    Magnification (with 50mm lens at infinity)1.09x
    Eye ReliefApprox. 27mm from the Eyepiece lens
    Diopter Adjustment-4.0 to +3.0 diopter
    Live View
    Live ViewYES
    LCD screen
    Screen Size7.5cm / 3" Wide
    Monitor TypeXtra Fine TruBlack LCD
    LCD Total Dot Number921.600
    Brightness adjustableYES
    Tilting screenYES
    Rotating screenYES
    Drive ModeSingle, Continuous, 10 seconds and 2 seconds Self-timer, Bracket (continues, single, white balance bracket, DRO
    Continuous-Advance Rate (approx. frames per second at maximum)max. 12 fps
    Number of Continuous AdvanceExtra fine: 13 images/Fine: 17 images/Standard: 17 images/RAW & JPEG: 11 images/RAW: 13 images
    Recording MediaMemory Stick PRO Duo™, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo™, SD, SDHC, SDXC memory cards (UHS-I compliant)
    Recording FormatJPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3format), 3D MPO (MPF Extended
    Image Size L - JPEG (pixels)6000 x 4000 (24M)
    Image Size M (pixels)4240×2832 (12M)
    Image Size S (pixels)3008x2000 (6M)
    Panorama size:Max. degrees of sweep angle(focal length 16mm/18mm)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)
    3D Panorama size:Max. degrees of sweep angle(Focal length:16mm/18mm)Wide: 7152 x 1080 (7.7M), Standard: 4912 x 1080 (5.3M),
    16:9: 1920 x 1080 (2.1M)
    Still Image qualityRAW, RAW+JPEG, Fine, Extra fine, Standard
    Movie Recording FormatAVCHD / MP4
    Video CompressionMPEG-4 AVC, H.264
    Audio recording FormatDolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC
    Movie recording mode - AVCHD1920 x 1080 (50p recording, 28 Mbps, 50i 24 Mbps, 50i Mbps, 25p 24 Mbps, 25p 17 Mbps)
    Movie recording mode - MP41440 x 1080(Approx.25fps, Progressive), Approx.12Mbps(Average bit-rate) / VGA(640 x 480,
    Approx.25fps, Progressive),
    Approx.3Mbps(Average bit-rate
    Noise Reduction (Long exp.NR)On/Off, available at shutter speeds longer than 1 second
    Noise Reduction (High ISO NR)YES
    Noise Reduction (Multi Frame NR)YES
    Color Space (sRGB)YES
    Color Space (Adobe RGB)YES
    Color mode/DEC/Creative stylesStandard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait , Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene,
    Autumn leaves, Black & White, Sepia
    Dynamic Range OptimizerOff, Auto
    White/Black Out AlertYES
    Index PlaybackYES
    Enlarge (Maximum magnification)L size: 13.6x, M size: 9.9x, S size: 6.8x
    Image RotationYES
    Auto Image RotationYES
    InfoLITHIUM Battery IndicatorYES
    Histogram IndicatorYES
    ExifExif Ver.2.3
    Exif PrintYES
    Menu LanguageEnglish, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Russian, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finish,
    Polish, Czech,
    Hungarian, Greek, Turkish
    Zone MatchingNO
    Depth-of-Field PreviewYES
    PRINT Image Matching IIIYES
    Remote Release TerminalYES
    IR Remote ControlNO
    DPOF(Digital Print Order Format)YES
    Indicator of remaining memory space (CF)YES
    Beep SoundOn/Off selectable
    File Number MemoryOn/Off selectable
    Folder Name ModeStandard and Date
    Operating Temperature (degrees C)0 - 40
    Video OutNO
    USB 2.0 Hi-SpeedYES
    USB ModeMass-storage, MTP
    Battery SystemNP-FM500H
    Supplied BatteryNP-FM500H
    Stamina (battery life in CIPA condition)Approx. 470 shots(Viewfinder) / approx. 530 shots(LCD monitor) (CIPA standard)
    Weight (g) (Body only)Approx. 653
    Width (mm)142.6
    Height (mm)104.0
    Depth (mm)80.9

    Its all in the detail:
    The high-resolution 24.3 megapixel CMOS sensor assures detail-packed pictures with excellent contrast and gorgeous colours. Exmor technology cuts noise while signals are converted to digital form. The result? Flawlessly beautiful images.

    Total control over your image:
    Craft beautiful images more decisively, with fingertip access to key functions and custom buttons. Front- and rear-mounted dials simplify quick adjustments. There's also a secondary display to confirm exposure and other settings.

    Tough, Durable performance:
    Handle challenging asignments with ease. The magnesium alloy body combines rigidity and lightness, while seals aroud key buttons and dials guard against dust and moisture. The newly developed shutter unit is proven to approx. 150,000 releases.

    World's fastest continuous shooting:
    Capture fleeting action with a continuous burst of full-resolution images at up to 12 frames per second. It's the quickest shooting performance of any consumer-oriented APS-C interchangeable-lens digital camera (Aug. 2011).

    Amazing HD movies:
    Capture smooth, detailed Full HD videos with accurate phase-detection autofocus of moving subjects. Produce beautiful background defocus effects, and enjoy full manual control over focus and exposure modes. Create a cinematic mood with progressive shooting.

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