Sony - Alpha 77 II - DSLR with record breaking 79 autofocus detection points

Sony α77 II
Sony announced release of their new A-mount DSLR - α77 II - for about ¥135,000 on June 6.

The most remarkable feature of α77 II is its substantially improved 79 point phase detection AF system, which is the world's highest number of AF detection points (the previous model α77 has 19 points). It also has the ability to shoot at up to 12 fps for 60 total frames with continuous AF.

Other than that, α77 II features an effective 24.3MP Exmor CMOS sensor, the BIONZ X image professor, 0.5-inch EVF, Wi-Fi/NFC, and a tiltable WhiteMagic LCD monitor. The WhiteMagic monitor allows you to see the monitor even under direct sunlight.

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