Sony SLT A65 vs Sony SLT A57

Winner
Sony SLT-A65

76

Sony SLT A57

71

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
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.71x
 

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A57

Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.72x
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
12 fps
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions

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 A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$498 - $666 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Battery life Longer battery life
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Sony SLT-A77

Sony SLT A77

Pro DSLR

$1,099 body only

$1,300 with 16-50mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Overall image quality Better image quality
Startup delay More startup delay
Sony Alpha SLT-A68

Sony Alpha SLT-A68

Boutique

Focus points Many more focus points
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Screen size Much smaller screen

Sony SLT A57 Competitors

Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$498 - $666 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Battery life Longer battery life
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$398 - $498 body only

$548 - $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-A77

Sony SLT A77

Pro DSLR

$1,099 body only

$1,300 with 16-50mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Size Significantly larger

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