Nikon D5200 vs Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Winner
Nikon D5200

100

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

97

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5200

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
High true resolution
True resolution
24 MP
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
7 fps
Battery life
Great battery life
1050 shots
Storage slots
More storage slots
2

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5200.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Alpha DSLR-A580.

competitors

Nikon D5200 Competitors

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$445 body only

$515 - $529 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$403 body only

$397 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Battery life Longer battery life
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$315 body only

$349 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580 Competitors

Sony SLT-A55

Sony SLT A55

Entry-level DSLR

Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$349 body only

$399 - $420 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Lens availability Significantly more lenses available
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$637 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

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