Sony A77 II vs. Fujifilm X-T1

Sony A77 II vs. Fujifilm X-T1  – The Sony A77 II is a SLT technology based camera in which we have a fixed mirror above the sensor, few amount of light reflected to AF sensor and rest of the light approx 70% goes to the sensor, Fujifilm X-T1 is a mirrorless camera.. so there is no mirror above the sensor, the other most important thing is X-Trans sensor used in Fuji, that has active phase AF points within + due to the X-Trans architecture of Fuji.. the X-T1 doesn’t need low pass filter.. so we will see a a super sharp image even when viewed at 100% scale.

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Major Difference

Sony a77II vs. Fujifilm X-T1 Specification Comparison Table.

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Megapixel:  The Sony a77II features more resolution compared to Fujifilm X-T1, so you will get large printouts and you can also re-compose /crop your images after shooting.

Image stabilization: Sony a77II features in body sensor Built-In system on the other hand no IS available in Fujifilm X-T1.

The NO-OLPF benefit – Fujifilm X-T1 built without low-pass filter and Sony a77II have, due to the absence of low-pass filter the Fujifilm X-T1will show sharp images when compared to Sony a77II, the difference is clearly visible when images of same subject viewed at 100%.

AF System: Both camera features hybrid AF System (Phase + Contrast detect)

More AF Points: Sony a77II Fast Hybrid AF system uses a total of 79 and Fuji is limited to 49 only.

Better Shutter Range: Sony a77II features better shutter range of 30 – 1/8000 in order to clearly record and freeze even the fastest movements into an ultra-sharp imageFast shutter range will help you to capture amazing action shots; on the other hand Fujifilm X-T1 shutter range is limited to 30- 1/4000 only.

Top Continuous shooting speed: Sony a77II features fast shooting speed compared to Fujifilm X-T1.

Sony a77II Video Mode: Sony a77II features full HD video recording @ 60 and 34 fps frame rate.

Supported formats Sony a77II Full HD videos are recorded using the high-quality AVCHD codec, supported in the Internet-friendly MP4 format.

Fujifilm X-T1 Video Mode: Fujifilm X-T1 features full HD video recording @ 60 fps frame rate. HD video recording @60 fps.

Display: Sony a77II features bigger and high resolution display compared to Fujifilm X-T1.

Sony a77II vs. Fujifilm X-T1 2 Sony a77II features 3″ Rear Screen Swivel  LCD (1,228,800)(screen dots)  on the other hand Fujifilm X-T1 have 3″ Rear Screen Tilting  LCD (1,040,000) Screen dots, so we get more flexibility while composing our shot with Fujifilm X-T1.


Battery Life (CIPA): Sony a77II battery rating is 480 shots and other hand Fujifilm X-T1 battery rating is 350 shots. According to CIPA.

Dimensions: Fujifilm X-T1 is smaller than Sony a77II.

Weight: Fujifilm X-T1 lighter than Sony a77II.

Both camera features weather sealed body.

 Verdict: The Sony A77  II features advance AF system and Fast continuous shooting speed, on the other hand the X-T1 will give better image with low noise and more details due to absence of mirror and low-pass filter..  So if you are a sports shooter.. go with Sony A77 II , for everyone else we recommend you to buy Fujifilm  X-T1 

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