Updated (June 2011): Compare the Nikon D5100 vs Sony SLT A35

Nikon D5100 vs Sony SLT A35

Winner
Nikon D5100

71

Sony SLT A35

62

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.6 EV
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A35

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
223 ms shutter lag

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5100.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony SLT A35.

competitors

Nikon D5100 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$329 body only

$397 - $547 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$269 body only

$349 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Color depth Better color depth
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$429 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Shutter lag More shutter lag

Sony SLT A35 Competitors

Sony SLT A37

Sony SLT A37

Entry-level DSLR

$576 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$598 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony SLT-A55

Sony SLT A55

Entry-level DSLR

Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Color depth Worse color depth

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