Updated (August 2010): Compare the Nikon D90 vs Sony SLT-A33

Nikon D90 vs Sony SLT A33

Winner
Nikon D90

134

Sony SLT-A33

113

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D90

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
930k dots
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.63x
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
300 ms startup delay
 

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A33

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
7 fps
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

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-A33.

competitors

Nikon D90 Competitors

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$358 body only

$438 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$326 body only

$399 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$1,181 with 18-105mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder

Sony SLT-A33 Competitors

Sony SLT A37

Sony SLT A37

Entry-level DSLR

$522 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$634 body only

$487 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder
Lens availability Significantly more lenses available
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Sony SLT A35

Sony SLT A35

Entry-level DSLR

True resolution Higher true resolution
Battery life Longer battery life
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

discussion

Nikon D90
D90
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Sony SLT-A33
SLT A33
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zack (9:49 AM, November 30, 2011)
sony a33 give me unbelievable result!
 
Claudio (3:17 PM, November 18, 2011)
pretty weird. the d90 is def the better camera... way higher level. the a33 is an entry level camera but still great focusing but quite bad iso cause of the translucent mirror...
 
Florinconstanta73 (6:09 AM, November 17, 2011)
Why so many votes for a33 and d90 is the winner???