Sony Alpha DSLR-A850 vs Sony SLT A57

Winner
Sony Alpha DSLR-A850

118

Sony SLT A57

96

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
High true resolution
True resolution
24.4 MP
 

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A57

Live view
Has live view
Preview your photos
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
12 fps
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

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

Nikon D600

Nikon D600

Pro DSLR

$2,199 with 24-85mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Live view Has live view
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$445 - $597 body only

$519 - $529 with 18-55mm lens

Live view Has live view
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$424 - $448

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO

Sony SLT A57 Competitors

Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$944 with 10-24mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony SLT-A65

Sony SLT A65

Entry-level DSLR

$1,098 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
GPS Has a GPS
Low light performance More noise at high ISO
Sony SLT-A68

Sony SLT-A68

Boutique

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Focus points Significantly more focus points
Screen size Much smaller screen

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