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Pentax KP vs Sony A77 Specs
All specs: Main page for KP
All specs: Main page for A77
KP vs A77 Sensors
On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:
KP vs A77: Viewfinder
KP has an optical viewfinder with penta prism. It has magnification of 0.59x and covers 100% of view field.
A77 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.64x.
Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.
Better choice: Sony A77
Pentax KP VS Sony A77 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Pentax KP a better choice
|Sensor cleaning (3)|
|Auto Focus points (4)||27||19|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 819200 ISO||100 - 25600 ISO|
|Weighs less (2)||643g|
|More portable (2)||1009cm³|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the KP are built-in automatic sensor cleaning, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like the lower weight than the A77, the more compact size and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.
The KP scores 17 points.
Otherwise why to choose Sony A77
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||7||12|
|Larger lens selection (3)||40||45|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||420||470|
Conclusion: Advantages of the A77 are that the camera is faster, the larger selection of lenses and that the battery has more stamina.
Yields 10 points for the A77.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor resolution (MP)||0.92||0.92|
|Video resolution||1920 x 1080||1920 x 1080|
|Pentax KP VS Sony A77 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the KP and A77
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
We recommend Pentax KP as better choice.
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