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

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,121 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
80.0
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
800 ms startup delay
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentamirror
 

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 SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$498 - $629 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO
Sony SLT-A55

Sony SLT A55

Entry-level DSLR

Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO
Sony SLT A77 II

Sony SLT A77 II

Pro DSLR

$998 body only

$1,596 - $1,598 with 16-50mm lens

Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

Sony SLT A57 Competitors

Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$498 - $629 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 Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

Super zoom

$1,498

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder

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