Sony Alpha DSLR-A850 vs Sony SLT A57

Winner
Sony Alpha DSLR-A850

93

Sony SLT A57

75

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha DSLR-A850

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,415 ISO
Great color depth
Color depth
23.8 bits
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.74x
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
 

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A57

Live view
Has live view
Preview your photos
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
12 fps
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures

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
Sony SLT-A77

Sony SLT A77

Pro DSLR

$1,642 body only

$1,500 with 16-50mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Live view Has live view
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$1,647 body only

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

Sony SLT A57 Competitors

Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$609 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony SLT A37

Sony SLT A37

Entry-level DSLR

$587 with 18-55mm lens

Size Slightly smaller
Weight Lighter
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony SLT-A65

Sony SLT A65

Entry-level DSLR

$785 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
GPS Has a GPS
Continuous shooting Shoots slower

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