Sony Alpha DSLR-A850 vs Sony SLT A57

Winner
Sony Alpha DSLR-A850

155

Sony SLT A57

126

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha DSLR-A850

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,415 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
79.0
Great color depth
Color depth
23.8 bits
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.74x
 

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A57

Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
13 EV
Live view
Has live view
Preview your photos
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
12 fps

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony SLT A57.
Explore our gallery of 38 sample photos taken by the Sony Alpha DSLR-A850.

competitors

Sony Alpha DSLR-A850 Competitors

Sony Alpha DSLR-A900

Sony Alpha DSLR-A900

Pro DSLR

Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Viewfinder coverage Better viewfinder coverage
Nikon D600

Nikon D600

Pro DSLR

$2,199 with 24-85mm lens

Live view Has live view
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Entry-level DSLR

$971 body only

Live view Has live view
Movie format Shoots movies
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder

Sony SLT A57 Competitors

Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$632 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony SLT-A68

Sony SLT-A68

Boutique

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Focus points Significantly more focus points
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80

Travel zoom

$368

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Thickness Much thinner
Autofocus Slower autofocus

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