Updated (March 2012): Compare the Nikon D3200 vs Sony SLT A57

Sony SLT A57 vs Nikon D3200

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Sony SLT A57

100

Nikon D3200

100

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Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A57

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.72x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
12 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3200

True resolution
High true resolution
24.1 MP
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentamirror
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (125×96×77 mm)

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3200.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony SLT A57.

competitors

Sony SLT A57 Competitors

Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$632 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Battery life Longer battery life
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$444 - $498 body only

$500 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Focus points Many more focus points
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Sony SLT-A55

Sony SLT A55

Entry-level DSLR

GPS Has a GPS
Size Smaller
Movie format Lower frame rate movies

Nikon D3200 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$402 body only

$349 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$455 with 18-55mm lens

Weight Slightly lighter
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$326 body only

$399 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

discussion

Sony SLT A57
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