Sony Alpha DSLR-A580 vs Sony SLT A57

Winner
Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

148

Sony SLT A57

138

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
Great color depth
Color depth
23.8 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.3 EV
 

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 Alpha DSLR-A580.

competitors

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580 Competitors

Sony SLT A77 II

Sony SLT A77 II

Pro DSLR

$1,198 body only

$1,798 with 16-50mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Sony Alpha DSLR-A390

Sony Alpha DSLR-A390

Entry-level DSLR

$827 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Size Smaller
Movie format Does not take movies
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$485 body only

$494 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

Sony SLT A57 Competitors

Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$638 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Battery life Longer battery life
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Sony SLT-A65

Sony SLT A65

Entry-level DSLR

$1,098 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
GPS Has a GPS
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly slower
Sony SLT A77 II

Sony SLT A77 II

Pro DSLR

$1,198 body only

$1,798 with 16-50mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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