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Comparisons / Comparison of Sony Alpha ILCA-A77 II and Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II

Comparison of Sony Alpha ILCA-A77 II and Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II [S]ave

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Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II
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General
ModelSony Alpha ILCA-A99 IISony Alpha ILCA-A77 II
BrandSonySony
Manufacturer urlhttps://www.sony.com/https://www.sony.com/
Model numberA99 IIA77 II
Alternate model number(s)
  • ilca-99m2
  • ilca-77m2
Camera formatPro SLRSLR
Release year (year)20162014
Tripod mount++
Length (mm)143143
Width (mm)7681
Height (mm)104104
Weight (g)8491,351
Waterproof--
PredecessorSony A99Sony A77
Image Sensor
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Sensor manufacturerSonySony
Effective megapixels (MP)42.4024.30
Sensor format35mmAPS-C
Sensor area (mm²)861.60366.60
Sensor width (mm)35.9023.50
Sensor height (mm)24.0015.60
Approximate pixel pitch (micron)4.513.92
Focal Length Multiplier (x)1.001.50
Aspect ratio3:23:2
Color filter typeRGBGRGBG
Anti aliasing filterNoneFixed
Self-cleaning++
Sensor shift image stabilization++
On-sensor phase detect+-
Dxo sensor score92-
Dxo color depth score (bit)25.40-
Dxo dynamic range score (evs)13.40-
Dxo maximum effective iso score (iso)2,317-
Image Capture
Image resolution
  • 12416 x 1856(23.0 mp other)
  • 2592 x 1456(3.8 mp 16:9)
  • 2592 x 1728(4.5 mp 3:2)
  • 3872 x 2160(8.4 mp other)
  • 3984 x 2240(8.9 mp 16:9)
  • 3984 x 2240(8.9 mp 16:9)
  • 3984 x 2656(10.6 mp 3:2)
  • 3984 x 2656(10.6 mp 3:2)
  • 5168 x 2912(15.0 mp other)
  • 5168 x 2912(15.0 mp other)
  • 5168 x 3448(17.8 mp 3:2)
  • 5168 x 3448(17.8 mp 3:2)
  • 5536 x 2160(12.0 mp other)
  • 7952 x 4472(35.6 mp 16:9)
  • 7952 x 5304(42.2 mp 3:2)
  • 8192 x 1856(15.2 mp other)
  • 12416 x 1856(23.0 mp other)
  • 2160 x 3872(8.4 mp other)
  • 2160 x 5536(12.0 mp other)
  • 3008 x 1688(5.1 mp 16:9)
  • 3008 x 2000(6.0 mp 3:2)
  • 4240 x 2400(10.2 mp other)
  • 4240 x 2832(12.0 mp 3:2)
  • 6000 x 3376(20.3 mp 16:9)
  • 6000 x 4000(24.0 mp 3:2)
  • 8192 x 1856(15.2 mp other)
Image file format
  • jpeg
  • raw (14-bit arw 2.3)
  • raw+jpeg
  • 12-bit raw (arw 2.3)
  • jpeg (exif 2.3)
  • raw+jpeg
Continuous-mode (fps)10.5011.50
Video Capture
Can take movies++
Movie resolution
  • 1280x720
  • 1920x1080
  • 1920x1080
  • 3840x2160
  • 1440x1080
  • 1920x1080
  • 640x480
Movie max framerate (fps)12060
Image Storage
Movie file formatXAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereoAVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC
Composite video out--
Hd video out++
Hd video connectionHDMIHDMI
Lens and Optics
Lens mountSony Alpha (Minolta A)Sony Alpha (Minolta A)
Lens-Sony 16-50mm f/2.8 DT SSM (SAL1650)
Focal length (35mm equivalent) (mm)-24.00 - 75.00
Focal length (actual) (mm)-16.00 - 50.00
Zoom ratio (x)-3.13
Aperture range (f)-0.05 - 0.36
Integrated nd filter--
Min focus range (cm)-30
Optical image stabilization--
Digital zoom++
Digital zoom values (x)
  • 2
  • 4
  • 1.4
  • 2
  • 2
Auto Focus
Auto focus++
Auto focus typeTTL Phase-detection AF: Dedicated CCD line sensors: 79 points (15 cross-type points, F2.8- sensitive at the center point)Phase Detection: 79 points, 15 cross-type, f/2.8 center sensor
Auto focus assist light++
Manual focus++
Viewfinder
ViewfinderEVF / LCDEVF / LCD
Viewfinder typeEVF: 1.3cm (0.5-inch) 2.4M-dot XGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.78x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0 diopterEVF type; 1.3cm (0.5") 2,359K-dot OLED, 100% coverage, 1.09x mag., 22mm eyepoint, -4 to +3 diopter
Focus peaking++
Evf resolution (dots)2,359,2962,359,296
Viewfinder magnification (35mm equivalent) (x)0.780.73
Viewfinder magnification (nominal/claimed) (x)0.781.09
Display
Eye-level viewfinder++
Rear display++
Rear display size (inch)3.003.00
Rear display resolution (dots)1,228,8001,229,760
Touchscreen--
Articulating screen++
Tilt swivel screen++
Selfie screen++
Max playback zoom (x)2413
Top deck display++
Exposure
Maximum iso (native)25,60025,600
Minimum iso (native)100100
Iso settingsAUTO (ISO 100-6400, selectable lower limit and upper limit), ISO 100 - 25600, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400Auto; 100-25600; 50/64/80 extended; Auto/100-51200 in Mutli-frame NR
Auto iso mode++
White balance settings
  • auto
  • cloudy
  • color temp./ filter (2500-9900k with 57-step magenta/green compensation)
  • custom
  • daylight
  • flash
  • fluorescent (4 settings)
  • incandescent
  • shade
  • underwater
  • auto
  • cloudy
  • color filter g7 to m7 (15-step)
  • color temp. 2500 to 9900k
  • custom 1/2/3
  • daylight
  • flash
  • fluorescent (warm white/cool white/day white/daylight)
  • incandescent
  • shade
Shutter speed range (s)1/8000 - 301/8000 - 30
Bulb mode++
Exposure compensation+/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps+/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Explosure metering modes1200-zone Evaluative Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot1200-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Spot
Program auto exposure++
Aperture priority++
Shutter priority++
Full manual exposure++
Creative exposure modes3 Memory Recalls; Sweep Panorama; HDR: Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference Level (1-6 EV at 1.0 EV step),Scene Modes: Portrait, SportsAction, Macro, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight (6 shot layering), Night Portrait
Self timer (s)
  • 2
  • 3
  • 5
  • 10
  • 2
  • 3
  • 5
  • 10
High resolution composite--
Flash
Built-in flash-+
Flash modes
  • auto flash
  • fill-flash
  • flash off
  • hi-speed sync
  • rear sync.
  • red-eye reduction: on/off
  • slow sync.
  • wireless
  • auto
  • fill-flash
  • high-speed sync (with external flash)
  • off
  • rear sync
  • red-eye reduction: on/off
  • slow sync
  • wireless
Flash guide number (iso 100) (m)-12
Flash range description-GN=12(m) at ISO 100; Range is lens aperture dependent
Max flash sync (s)1/2501/250
Flash exposure compensation+/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps+/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External flash connectionMulti Interface Hot Shoe, PC-Sync TerminalMulti Interface Hot shoe, Sync terminal
Built-in wireless flash control--
Usable memory types
  • ms pro duo
  • sd
  • sdhc
  • sdx
  • ms duo
  • ms pro duo
  • sd
  • sdhc
  • sdx
Uhs supportUHS-IUHS-I
Dual card slots+-
Raw capture support++
Uncompressed format
  • raw (14-bit arw 2.3)
  • raw+jpeg
  • 12-bit raw (arw 2.3)
  • raw+jpeg
Connectivity
Built-in wi-fi++
NFC++
Bluetooth+-
Built-in gps--
Microphone jack++
Headphone jack+-
External connections
  • bluetooth
  • usb 2.0 high speed
  • wifi
  • usb 2.0 high speed
  • wifi
Pictbridge compliant-+
Dpof compliant++
Remote control++
Remote control type
  • infrared or via wi-fi
  • optional wired
  • optional wireless
  • wired or via wi-fi
Connections (extended)
  • dc input terminal
  • microphone and headphone jacks
  • multi-terminal micro usb (with remote support)
  • type-d micro hdmi (can output up to 4k/30p 8-bit 4:2:2)
  • 3.5mm external stereo micophone jack
  • dc input
  • type-d micro hdmi
  • wired remote terminal
Performance Timing
Max cycle time for jpeg shooting (s/frame)0.300.36
Max cycle time for raw plus jpeg shooting (s/frame)0.300.37
Camera penalizes early shutter press--
Jpeg shooting speed in burst mode (max resolution) (fps)10.5011.50
Buffer size for jpeg shooting in burst mode (max resolution) (frames)6126
Raw shooting speed in burst mode (fps)11.1012.00
Buffer size for raw shooting in burst mode (frames)2528
Raw plus jpeg shooting speed in burst mode (fps)10.6012.00
Buffer size for raw plus jpeg shooting in burst mode (frames)2424
Shutter lag (full af, wide/mid) (s)0.110.09
Shutter lag (manual focus) (s)0.110.10
Shutter lag (full af, with flash) (s)-0.21
Shutter lag (prefocused) (s)0.050.05
Startup time (s)1.200.80
Play -> record time (s)1.000.90
Flash cycle time, full power (s)-3.10
Power
Battery life, stills (cipa rating monitor/live view) (shots)490480
Battery life, still (cipa rating ovf/evf) (shots)390410
Battery life, video (minutes)135-
Battery form factorProprietaryProprietary NP-FM500H
Usable battery types
  • np-fm500h lithium-ion rechargeable
  • lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries included1 x Proprietary NP-FM500H Lithium-ion rechargeable1 x Proprietary NP-FM500H Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery charger included (dedicated charger or ac/usb adapter)++
Dedicated battery charger included++
Internal charging supported--
Software
Included software
  • capture one express (for sony) free download
  • image data converter 4)
  • software cd-rom (includes picture motion browser
Os compatibility-
  • mac os x
  • windows
Miscellaneous
Notes and features-New 79-point phase detection AF system with 15 cross-type sensors, BIONZ X processor, 12fps burst mode with continuous AF



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