Sony Alpha DSLR-A580 vs Sony Alpha A5000

Winner
Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

58

Sony Alpha A5000

49

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Great battery life
Battery life
1050 shots
Phase detection autofocus
Badge
fast and accurate
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha A5000

Size
Really small
Compact (110×63×36 mm)
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Thickness
Thin
1.4"
Weight
Light-weight
210 g

galleries

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competitors

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580 Competitors

Nikon D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$449 body only

Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$602 body only

Viewfinder coverage Much better viewfinder coverage
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$330 body only

Viewfinder coverage Much better viewfinder coverage
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Battery life Much shorter battery life

Sony Alpha A5000 Competitors

Fujifilm X-A10

Fujifilm X-A10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$439 with 16-50mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
True resolution Lower true resolution
Sony SLT A77 II

Sony SLT A77 II

Pro DSLR

$1,198 body only

$1,798 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Significantly larger
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$372 body only

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Size Significantly larger

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