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
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
 

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A57

Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
12 fps
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 60fps
Screen size
Large screen
3"

galleries

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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 A77 II

Sony SLT A77 II

Pro DSLR

$1,198 body only

$1,798 with 16-50mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$470 - $548 body only

$579 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

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

Sony SLT A57 Competitors

Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$638 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Battery life Longer battery life
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Sony Alpha DSLR-A850

Sony Alpha DSLR-A850

Pro DSLR

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder
Movie format Does not take movies
Sony SLT-A55

Sony SLT A55

Entry-level DSLR

GPS Has a GPS
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Supports 24p No 24p support

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