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

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 60fps
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.72x
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
12 fps

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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

$598 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO
Sony SLT-A77

Sony SLT A77

Pro DSLR

$1,252 body only

$1,537 with 18-135mm lens

Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$435 body only

$397 - $547 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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-A65

Sony SLT A65

Entry-level DSLR

$866 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
GPS Has a GPS
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly slower
Sony SLT A37

Sony SLT A37

Entry-level DSLR

$576 with 18-55mm lens

Size Smaller
Lowest price Cheaper
Screen size Much smaller screen

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