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
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
500 ms startup delay
 

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

$439 body only

$500 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Lowest price More expensive
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$397 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$469 - $649 body only

$539 - $549 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Movie format Lower frame rate movies

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580 Competitors

Sony SLT A57

Sony SLT A57

Entry-level DSLR

Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Sony SLT-A65

Sony SLT A65

Entry-level DSLR

$866 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Sony Alpha DSLR-A300

Sony Alpha DSLR-A300

Entry-level DSLR

Size Significantly smaller
Thickness Much thinner
Movie format Does not take movies

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Nikon D5200
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