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

100

Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

79

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 Alpha a6500

Sony Alpha a6500

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,298 body only

$1,398 with 16-50mm lens

Focus points Many more focus points
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
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

$522 with 18-55mm lens

Lowest price Much cheaper
Size Smaller
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 Competitors

Nikon D700

Nikon D700

Pro DSLR

$106 body only

Live view Has live view
Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$307 - $649 body only

$379 - $549 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Live view Has live view
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$998 - $1,498 body only

$1,467 with 14-140mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Live view Has live view
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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