Sony Alpha DSLR-A580 vs Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

Winner
Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

148

Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

110

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,121 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
80.0
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
Great color depth
Color depth
23.8 bits
 

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 Alpha DSLR-A580.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Alpha DSLR-A700.

competitors

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580 Competitors

Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$638 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Sony SLT A77 II

Sony SLT A77 II

Pro DSLR

$1,198 body only

$1,798 with 16-50mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Sony SLT A37

Sony SLT A37

Entry-level DSLR

$522 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 Competitors

Sony Alpha DSLR-A300

Sony Alpha DSLR-A300

Entry-level DSLR

Live view Has live view
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Sony SLT A57

Sony SLT A57

Entry-level DSLR

$632 body only

Movie format Shoots movies
Autofocus Video autofocus
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Sony SLT-A77

Sony SLT A77

Pro DSLR

$1,640 body only

$1,642 with 16-50mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Autofocus Video autofocus
Startup delay Much more startup delay

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Nev75 (1:00 PM, October 18, 2011)
a700 the best camera ..