Sony Alpha DSLR-A580 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX100

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX100

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Great battery life
Battery life
1050 shots
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX100

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/1.8
Size
Really small
Compact (63×63×56 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Weight
Light-weight
179 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 7 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX100.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Alpha DSLR-A580.

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 Cyber-shot DSC-QX100 Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX30

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX30

Travel zoom

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom Slightly more zoom
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

Pro digicam

$998 - $1,010

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Weight Heavier
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$403 - $448

Battery life Longer battery life
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Weight Slightly heavier

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