Sony SLT A55 vs Sony Alpha DSLR-A550

Winner
Sony SLT-A55

100

Sony Alpha DSLR-A550

76

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A55

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.72x
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10 fps
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha DSLR-A550

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentamirror
Battery life
Great battery life
950 shots
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Storage slots
More storage slots
2

galleries

Explore our gallery of 7 sample photos taken by the Sony Alpha DSLR-A550.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony SLT-A55.

competitors

Sony SLT-A55 Competitors

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$473 body only

$399 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon D3000

Nikon D3000

Entry-level DSLR

$637 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder
Lens availability Significantly more lenses available
True resolution Much lower true resolution

Sony Alpha DSLR-A550 Competitors

Canon Rebel SL1

Canon Rebel SL1

Entry-level DSLR

$550 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony Alpha DSLR-A300

Sony Alpha DSLR-A300

Entry-level DSLR

Size Much smaller
Thickness Much thinner
True resolution Much lower true resolution
Sony Alpha DSLR-A450

Sony Alpha DSLR-A450

Entry-level DSLR

Size Smaller
Thickness Thinner
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

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