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 screen
Screen size
3"
 

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A57

Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.72x
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
12 fps
Screen size
Large screen
3"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots

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

$598 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Lowest price Much cheaper
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony SLT-A77

Sony SLT A77

Pro DSLR

$800 body only

$1,698 with 16-50mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Overall image quality Better image quality
Startup delay More startup delay
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$597 body only

$495 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Startup delay Much less startup delay
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder

Sony SLT A57 Competitors

Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$598 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Battery life Longer battery life
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony SLT A37

Sony SLT A37

Entry-level DSLR

$859 with 18-135mm lens

Size Smaller
Lowest price Significantly cheaper
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 body only

$698 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

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