Nikon D7100 vs Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Winner
Nikon D7100

100

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

83

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7100

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,229k dots
High true resolution
True resolution
24 MP
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
7 fps
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D7100.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Alpha DSLR-A580.

competitors

Nikon D7100 Competitors

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$785 - $997 body only

$1,100 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Light sensitivity (boost) Better boost ISO
Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$396 - $597 body only

$470 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$723 - $799 body only

$868 - $899 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster video autofocus
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Dynamic range Less dynamic range

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580 Competitors

Sony SLT-A68

Sony SLT-A68

Boutique

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Sony SLT-A77

Sony SLT A77

Pro DSLR

$1,640 body only

$1,400 with 16-50mm lens

Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$626 with 18-55mm lens

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

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