Pros

  • High-res OLED EVF provides ultrasharp view with WYSIWYG exposure feedback
  • Superfast 12-fps shooting; excellent range of options for video capture
  • Focus magnification and/or focus peaking for manual focus

Cons

  • EVF struggles a bit in very high-contrast scenes
  • Noisier images than some competing cameras when shooting in low light at higher ISOs
  • Default magnification for instant review not user-configurable

Manufacturer’s Description

Step up to an incredible shooting experience with this α77 DSLR camera and included 16-50mm zoom lens. Featuring Sony's top-of-the-line Translucent Mirror Technology, you can focus and shoot simultaneously for fast, precise performance and continuous shooting of up to 12 frames per second, complete with continuous auto focus. Capture amazingly-detailed images that make for gorgeous enlargements thanks to an impressive 24.3-megapixel sensor. The world's first DSLR to offer a choice of super-smooth 60p, standard 60i or richly cinematic 24p movie modes all at Full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution, you can capture incredible, high quality AVCHD or MP4 videos of all your memorable moments (records in 29 minute segments). A Tru-Finder™ OLED electronic viewfinder offers remarkable resolution and high contrast for outstanding depth, plus allows you to view setting adjustments in real time for the best possible picture.