Sony SLT A65 vs Sony SLT A57

Winner
Sony SLT-A65

100

Sony SLT A57

93

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A65

High true resolution
True resolution
24 MP
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
138 ms shutter lag
Great color depth
Color depth
23.4 bits
Large screen
Screen size
3"
 

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A57

Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
13 EV
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.72x
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
12 fps
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony SLT-A65.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony SLT A57.

competitors

Sony SLT-A65 Competitors

Sony SLT-A68

Sony SLT-A68

Boutique

Focus points Many more focus points
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$626 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Sony SLT-A77

Sony SLT A77

Pro DSLR

$1,640 body only

$1,400 with 16-50mm lens

Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Startup delay More startup delay

Sony SLT A57 Competitors

Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$626 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Battery life Longer battery life
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 - $498 body only

$579 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Focus points Many more focus points
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$431 - $649 body only

$535 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Color depth Worse color depth

discussion

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nothankyou (2:52 PM, February 02, 2014)
A57 shoots 10fps at full resolution and 12fps at a cropped 8mp.
 
Jacko (7:22 PM, March 27, 2012)
The Sony a65 goes up to ISO 16000 and is extendable to 25600.
 
KJ Chan (3:35 AM, March 24, 2012)
oh thanks. im gonna research about that.
 
Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (2:33 PM, March 22, 2012)
Thank you for pointing that out, the FPS will be fixed up soon, but I think that the A57 has a max ISO 16,000 and has an ISO boost up to 25600.
 
KJ Chan (8:53 AM, March 22, 2012)
@snapsort:disqus  The specs for the A65 and A57 are a bit wrong.A65: shoots 10fps not 12fps
A57: shoots 12fps not 10fps, max ISO is 12800
Thanks