Sony a77 appears to fake video specs!

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Alphoid
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Sony a77 appears to fake video specs!
Feb 26, 2013

The Sony a77 is advertised to shoot 1080p video. In fact, it appears the sensor shoots something around 720p, which is further cropped by 20%. Then the whole low-res video is digitally upsampled to 1080p.

http://www.mitros.org/p/a77/a77_video.html

Cute, huh? I wish I could at least get out a native resolution video stream. It would save size, and limit degradation from upsampling to non-native resolution.

What do folks think? I'll cross-post to other forums later.

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