Updated (March 2012): Compare the Nikon D90 vs Sony SLT A57

Sony SLT A57 vs Nikon D90

Winner
Sony SLT A57

104

Nikon D90

100

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A57

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
Great color depth
Color depth
23.4 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13 EV
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.72x
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D90

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
930k dots
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
300 ms startup delay
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
208 ms shutter lag

galleries

Explore our gallery of 47 sample photos taken by the Nikon D90.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony SLT A57.

competitors

Sony SLT A57 Competitors

Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$944 with 10-24mm lens

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Battery life Longer battery life
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Sony SLT-A68

Sony SLT-A68

Boutique

Focus points Many more focus points
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Sony SLT-A65

Sony SLT A65

Entry-level DSLR

$1,098 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
GPS Has a GPS
Continuous shooting Shoots slower

Nikon D90 Competitors

Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$849 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$445 - $597 body only

$519 - $529 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$405 body only

$349 - $397 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder

discussion

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