Nikon D5200 vs Sony Alpha SLT-A77

Take a look between the comparison of Nikon D5200 and Alpha SLT-A77, the Nikon D5200 features 24.1MP APSC CMOS Sensor and Expeed 3 Image Processor on the other hand Alpha SLT-A77 features 24.3Mp APS-C CMOS Sensor and Bionz image processor, take a look at the Major Specification Below.


Nikon D5200 Major Features

  • AF-S DX 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Lens
  • 24.1MP DX CMOS Sensor
  • EXPEED 3 Image Processing Engine
  • 3.0″ 921k-Dot Vari-Angle LCD Monitor
  • 39-Point AF System with 9 Cross-Type
  • Full HD Video with Full-Time Servo AF
  • Expandable ISO from 100-25600
  • 5fps Continuous Shooting Rate
  • Scene Recognition System
  • Compatible with WU-1a Wireless Adapter


Sony Alpha SLT-A77 DSLR Major Features

  • 24.3Mp APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • OLED Electronic Viewfinder
  • Swivel/Tilt 3.0″ LCD Screen
  • Upgraded BIONZ Image Processor
  • 2nd Gen Translucent Mirror Design
  • Dual Media Slots
  • 1080p HD Movie Capture
  • Built-In GPS
  • SteadyShot INSIDE Stabilization
  • Built-In Flash & Hot Shoe


Major Difference

Nikon D5200 vs Sony Alpha SLT-A77 DSLR Specification Comparison Table.

Features / Models

Nikon D5200

Sony Alpha SLT-A77


24.1 megapixels

24.3 megapixels

Sensor size / type

APS-C (23.1 x 15.4 mm)

APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)

Image processor

Expeed 3


AF points




Auto, 100 – 6400 (25600 with boost)

Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 16000 (50, 25600 with boost)

Lens mount

Nikon F mount

Sony/Minolta Alpha mount



30 sec 1/4000 sec

30 sec 1/8000 sec

Top Continuous Shooting Speed


12 fps


1920 x 1080 (60, 50, 30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 424 (30, 25 fps)

1920 x 1080 (60, 24 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30fps), 640 x 424 (29.97 fps)


Fully articulated 3″ 921,000 TFT LCD monitor

Fully articulated 3″ 921,000


95 %



129 x 98 x 78 mm

143 x 104 x 81 mm




Advantages of Nikon D5200

  1. Nikon D5200 have more AF point compared to Sony Alpha SLT-A77
  2. Nikon D5200 have lite weight compared to Sony Alpha SLT-A77
  3. Nikon D5200 smaller dimensions compared to Sony Alpha SLT-A77

Advantages of Sony Alpha SLT-A77

  1. Sony Alpha SLT-A77 have more megapixels compared to Nikon D5200
  2. Sony Alpha SLT-A77 have slightly large sensor size compared to Nikon D5200
  3. Sony Alpha SLT-A77 have better ISO range compared to Nikon D5200
  4. Sony Alpha SLT-A77 have more shutter min/max range compared to Nikon D5200
  5. Sony Alpha SLT-A77 have more Shooting Speed compared to Nikon D5200
  6. Sony Alpha SLT-A77 have better video quality compared to Nikon D5200
  7. Sony Alpha SLT-A77 have better viewfinder compared to Nikon D5200

Common Features of Both Cameras

  1. Both features Same Display
  2. Wide Range of Lenses available for Nikon D5200


Sony A77 have high End specification but will cost you double than Nikon D5200, Based on Specification Comparison Review We highly Recommend you to buy Sony A77

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