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

Sony SLT A57 vs Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

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110

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A57

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
Great color depth
Color depth
23.4 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13 EV
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
 

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

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Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Battery life Longer battery life
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
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Sony SLT A37

Entry-level DSLR

Size Smaller
Weight Lighter
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
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Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 body only

$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

Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 Competitors

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Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

Movie format Shoots movies
Autofocus Video autofocus
Startup delay Much more startup delay
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Nikon D300

Pro DSLR

Live view Has live view
Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
Image stabilization No image stabilization
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Sony SLT A55

Entry-level DSLR

Movie format Shoots movies
Autofocus Video autofocus
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

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