Sony Alpha DSLR-A580 vs Sony SLT A57

Winner
Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

76

Sony SLT A57

71

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
800 ms startup delay
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentamirror
Great battery life
Battery life
1050 shots
More storage slots
Storage slots
2
 

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A57

Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.72x
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
12 fps
Badge
Phase detection video autofocus
fast and accurate

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony SLT A57.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Alpha DSLR-A580.

competitors

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580 Competitors

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$998 body only

$1,148 with 16-50mm lens

Focus points Many more focus points
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$498 - $666 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO
Nikon D500

Nikon D500

Pro DSLR

$1,997 body only

$3,067 with 16-80mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Significantly larger

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 SLT-A65

Sony SLT A65

Entry-level DSLR

$1,000 body only

$1,149 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
GPS Has a GPS
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly slower
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

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