Sony has today unveiled a new version of their A77 DSLR camera, unveiling the new Sony A77 Mark II camera, which comes with a number of new features and updates from the previous version.

The new features includes 79-point phase detection focus system, with 15 being the cross type, making it good for complex focusing of subjects. There’s also a new continuous shooting mode, with a 12fps frame capture, and an upgraded 60 frame buffer from the previous 20 frame buffer for .jpg images, RAW will only have a 28 frame buffer however.

There’s also a new higher resolution 1.2 million dot LCD screen on the back, as well as new wireless and NFC connectivity, with the ability to magnify a subject within the viewfinder, and fine focus for more accuracy.

Inside there’s also a 24.3 megapixel APS-C sensor, with a 25,600 sensitivity.

The Sony A77 II will measure 142.6 x 104.2 x 80.9mm and weigh 726 grams without the lens.

The camera will launch for $1200 for the body, and $1800 for the bundle featuring a 16-50mm f/2.8 lens.

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