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

Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
13 EV
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.72x
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
12 fps
Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 60fps

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 Alpha a99 II

Sony Alpha a99 II

Boutique

$3,198

Focus points Many more focus points
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$627 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

$699 body only

$1,200 with 16-50mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Overall image quality Better image quality
Startup delay More startup delay

Sony SLT A57 Competitors

Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$627 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Battery life Longer battery life
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$697 body only

$797 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
Sony SLT A37

Sony SLT A37

Entry-level DSLR

Size Smaller
Weight Lighter
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

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