Updated (March 2012): Compare the Sony SLT A57 vs Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

Sony SLT A57 vs Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

Winner
Sony SLT A57

138

Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

110

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A57

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.72x
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
600 ms startup delay
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
180 ms shutter lag
Storage slots
More storage slots
2

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-A700.

competitors

Sony SLT A57 Competitors

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 A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$632 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Lowest price Much cheaper
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Sony SLT A37

Sony SLT A37

Entry-level DSLR

Size Smaller
Weight Lighter
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 Competitors

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$708 - $797 body only

$1,097 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon Coolpix A900

Nikon Coolpix A900

Travel zoom

$218 - $397

Movie format Shoots movies
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Sony SLT-A77

Sony SLT A77

Pro DSLR

$1,967 with 16-50mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Live view Has live view
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

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