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Sony Alpha ILCA-77 Mark 2 Kit 16-50mm, Revolutionary AF performance with the world's highest 79 AF points.

  • 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

Pictures taken using the Sony α77II (click to enlarge the thumbnails below).


Camera type Interchangeable lens digital camera with built-in flash
Lens compatibility Sony A-mount lenses, operation with Minolta/Konica Minolta lenses confirmed

Image sensor

Type APS-C type (23.5 x 15.6mm), "Exmor" CMOS sensor with primary color filters
Number of pixels (effective) Approx. 24.3 mega pixels
Number of pixels (total) Approx. 24.7 mega pixels
Image sensor aspect ratio 3:02
Color filter R, G, B primary color
Anti-Dust function Yes
Anti-Dust system Charge protection coating on image sensor and image sensor shift mechanism
Anti-Dust operation (auto) Power off

Recording system (still image)

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 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
Delete Yes

Recording system (movie)

Recording format AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compliant, MP4
Video compression AVCHD:MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, MP4:MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Audio recording format AVCHD:Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2ch, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, MP4:MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
Color space xvYCC standard (x.v.Color ™ when connected via HDMI cable) compatible with TRILUMINOS™ Color

Movie recording system (AVCHD)

1920 x 1080 (60p, 28M, PS) Approx. 28Mbps (Maximum bit-rate)
1920 x 1080 (50p, 28M, PS) Approx. 28Mbps (Maximum bit-rate)
1920 x 1080 (60i, 24M, FX) Approx. 24Mbps (Maximum bit-rate)
1920 x 1080(50i, 24M, FX) Approx. 24Mbps (Maximum bit-rate)
1920 x 1080(60i, 17M, FH) Approx.17Mbps (Average bit-rate)
1920 x 1080 (50i, 17M, FH) Approx. 17Mbps (Average bit-rate)
1920 x 1080 (24p, 24M, FX) Approx. 24Mbps (Maximum bit-rate)
1920 x 1080 (25p, 24M, FX) Approx. 24Mbps (Maximum bit-rate)
1920 x 1080 (24p, 17M, FH) Approx. 17Mbps (Average bit-rate)
1920 x 1080 (25p, 17M, FH) Approx. 17Mbps (Average bit-rate)

Movie recording system (AVC MP4)

1440 x 1080 (30fps) Approx. 12Mbps (Average bit-rate)
1440 x 1080 (25fps) Approx. 12Mbps (Average bit-rate)
VGA (640 x 480, 30fps) Approx. 3Mbps (Average bit-rate)
VGA (640 x 480, 25fps Approx. 3Mbps (Average bit-rate)

Movie function

Audio Level Display Yes
Audio Rec Level Yes
PAL/NTSC Selector Yes
AF Tracking Duration Yes
AF Drive Speed Yes
Auto Slow Shutter Yes
HDMI Info. Display Yes(On/Off)

Recording system

Media 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

White balance

Modes Auto/ Daylight/ Shade/ Cloudy/ Incandescent/ Fluorescent/ Flash/ Color temperature, color filter/ Custom/ Custom Set
AWB micro adjustment Yes
Bracketing 3 frames, H/L selectable

Focus system

Type TTL Phase-detection AF
Focus sensor CCD line sensors
Focus point 79 points (15 points cross type)*4, with center F2.8 sensor
Sensitivity range EV -2 to 18 (at ISO100 equivalent)
Focus mode Autofocus, Manual focus selectable
AF mode 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 Yes
Lock-on AF Yes
Eye AF Yes
Other features Predictive control (AF-A, AF-C), Focus lock, AF On, Eye-start AF
AF illuminator Built-in Flash
AF illuminator range Approx. 1m-5m, Approx. 3.3 to 16.4 feet
AF Range Control Yes
AF micro adjustment Yes

Exposure control

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)
Modes Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
Exposure modes AUTO (Intelligent Auto/Superior Auto), Scene Selection, Sweep Panorama, Continuous Advance Priority AE, Movie (P/A/S/M), Programmed AE (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter-speed priority (S), Manual (M), Memory recall (MR1/2/3)
Scene Selection Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight
Exposure compensation +/-5.0 EV (1/3EV, 1/2EV steps selectable)
Bracketing Bracket: Cont./Bracket: Single, With 1/3EV, 1/2EV, 2/3EV, 1.0EV, 2.0EV, 3.0EV increments, 3 /5frames
AE Lock AE is also locked when focus is locked in multi-segment metering mode. ("AEL w/ shutter" (Auto/On/Off) is supported)
ISO sensitivity (Recommended 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)


Type 1.3cm (0.5"type) Electronic viewfinder
Number of dots 2,359,296 dots
Brightness control Auto/Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2)
Color temperature control Manual (5 steps)
Field coverage 100%
Magnification 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

LCD screen

Type 7.5 cm (3.0 type) TFT drive
Number of dots (total) 1,228,800 dots
Brightness control Auto, Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2), Sunny Weather
Adjustable angle Tilt angle:150 degrees upward and 180 degrees downward, Rotation angle:180 degrees clockwise and 90 degrees counterclockwise
WhiteMagic Yes
Display Contents Graphic Display/ Display All Info./ No Disp. Info./ Digital level gauge/ Histogram/ Shooting information for viewfinder mode
Real-time image-adjustment display On/Off
Quick Navi Yes
Focus Check Focus Magnifier (5.9x,11.7x)
Zebra Yes
Peaking MF Yes (Level setting: High/Mid/Low/Off, Color: White/Red/Yellow)

LCD panel

Top panel Yes

Face detection

Modes On/On (Regist. Faces)/Off
Face registration Yes
Face selection Yes
Max. number of detectable faces 8

Auto Object Framing

Still images Yes

Other features

Smile Shutter Yes (selectable from 3 steps)
Help guide Yes
Clock Function Setting Yes
Area Setting Yes
Shop Front Mode Yes
Eye-Fi ready Yes*5

Clear Image Zoom

Still images Yes (Approx. 2x)
Movies Yes (Approx. 2x)

Digital zoom

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)
Digital zoom (Movie) Yes (4x)

Smart Teleconverter

Smart Teleconverter Yes (Approx. 1.4 x/2x)


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 1/250 sec.*6
Electronic Front Shutter Curtain Yes (On/Off)

SteadyShot INSIDE (image stabilization)

Type For still images:Image Sensor-shift mechanism, For movies:Electronic


Type Built-in, auto pop-up
Guide No. 12 (in meters at ISO100)
Flash coverage 16mm (focal-length printed on the lens body)
Control ADI, 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, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Red-eye reduction (on/off selectable), Rear Sync., Wireless*7, Hi-speed sync.*7
Recycling time Approx. 3 sec
External flash Sony α 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 Yes


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 (Approx., max.) 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.) [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*8 *9


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), Slideshow, Panorama scrolling, Auto Review (10/5/2 sec, Off), Folder selection (Still), Forward/Rewind (movie), Delete, Protect


View on Smartphone Yes
Send to Computer Yes
View on TV Yes


One-touch remote Yes
One-touch sharing Yes


PC interface Mass-storage, MTP, PC remote
Multi/Micro USB Terminal Yes
NFC Yes (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible)
Sync. Terminal Yes
Wireless LAN (built-in) Yes (Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE 802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz band) )*10
HD output HDMI Micro connector (Type-D), BRAVIA Sync (Control for HDMI), PhotoTV HD, 4K Still Image PB
Multi Interface Shoe Yes*11
Mic Terminal Yes (3.5 mm Stereo minijack)
DC IN Terminal Yes
Wired Yes
Remote Control(Wired) Yes
Remote Control(Wireless) Yes (RMT-DSLR2 (sold separately))
PC Remote Yes


Microphone Built-in stereo microphone or ECM-XYST1M/ECM-CG50 (sold separately)
Speaker Built-in, monaural, Volume settings in 16 steps between 0 and 15


Compatible standards Exif Print, Print Image Matching III, DPOF setting

Lens compensation

Lens compensation Peripheral Shading, Chromatic Aberration, Distortion


Battery One rechargeable battery pack NP-FM500H
Still images Approx. 410 shots (Viewfinder)/Approx. 480 shots (LCD monitor) (CIPA standard)*12
Movies (Actual recording) 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))*13 *14
Movies (continuous recording) 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))*13 *15
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. 4.1W (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. 4.1W (with DT 16-50mm F2.8 SSM lens attached)


With battery and Memory Stick PRO Duo included (g) Approx. 726 g
With battery and Memory Stick PRO Duo included (oz.) Approx. 1 lb 9.6 oz
Body only (g) Approx. 647 g
Body only (oz.) Approx. 1 lb 6.8 oz


Excluding protrusions (WxHxD) (mm) Approx. 142.6 × 104.2 × 80.9 mm
Excluding protrusions (WxHxD) (inch) Approx. 5 5/8 × 4 1/8 × 3 1/4 inches

Supplied Accessory

Power cord Yes
Rechargeable Battery NP-FM500H Yes
Battery Charger BC-VM10A Yes
Shoulder strap Yes
Body cap Yes
Accessory shoe cap Yes
Eyepiece cup Yes
Micro USB cable Yes
Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.
*4 The number of AF points will differ depending on the lens.
*5 Eye-Fi cards can be used only in the countries where they are purchased. Use Eye-Fi cards in accordance with the law of the countries where the cards were purchased.
*6 With compatible Sony external flash
*7 With compatible external flash
*8 Varies according to shooting conditions or memory card used
*9 Continuous drive (Hi) in Drive mode
*10 (Configuration method/Access method) WPS or manually /infrastructure mode. When connecting to smartphones, the camera can always work as a base without a wireless access point. (Security: WEP/WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK)
*11 Sony accessories for the Accessory Shoe can be attached.
*12 The LCD screen is turned on, shot once every 30 seconds, operate zoom alternately between W and T ends, flash strobe once every two times, turn power off and on once every ten times.
*13 Continuous movie recording is possible for approximately 29 minutes (limited by product specifications).
*14 Indication recording time, which is defined by repeating the cycle: Power on, start recording, zoom, stand-by and power off.
*15 The total movie recording time. When the limit of the continuous movie recording time (29 minutes) is reached, let the camera continue movie recording by pressing the MOVIE button again. No other operation such as zoom are performed.

Source: Sony DSLR Alpha ILCA-77M2Q