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

Nikon D90 vs Sony SLT A33

Winner
Nikon D90

68

Sony SLT-A33

57

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D90

Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.63x
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
208 ms shutter lag
 

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 D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$299 body only

$349 - $397 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$849 - $1,047 body only

$1,347 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$249 body only

$329 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

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

Sony SLT-A33 Competitors

Sony SLT A37

Sony SLT A37

Entry-level DSLR

$964 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$462 - $598 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony SLT-A55

Sony SLT A55

Entry-level DSLR

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
Startup delay More startup delay

discussion

Nikon D90
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Sony 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???