Sony a77 appears to fake video specs!

Started Feb 26, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Alphoid Veteran Member • Posts: 3,846
Sony a77 appears to fake video specs!
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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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