Sony Alpha DSLR-A580 vs Nikon D3200

Winner
Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

76

Nikon D3200

71

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.3 EV
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
7 fps
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3200

Overall image quality
Great image quality
81.0
Color depth
Great color depth
24.1 bits
True resolution
High true resolution
24.1 MP
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look

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Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3200.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Alpha DSLR-A580.

competitors

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$417 body only

$350 - $547 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$598 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$575 - $749 body only

$469 - $499 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Lens availability Significantly more lenses available
Continuous shooting Shoots much slower

Nikon D3200 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$417 body only

$350 - $547 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$279 body only

$330 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Lowest price Cheaper
Weight Slightly lighter
Overall image quality Much worse image quality
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$449 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Shutter lag More shutter lag

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