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

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
7 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.59x
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
180 ms shutter lag
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

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-A68

Sony SLT-A68

Boutique

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Canon EOS Rebel T2i

Canon Rebel T2i

Entry-level DSLR

$549 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$350 body only

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Lens availability Significantly more lenses available
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 Competitors

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$708 - $797 body only

$1,097 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon Coolpix A900

Nikon Coolpix A900

Travel zoom

$218 - $397

Movie format Shoots movies
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Sony SLT-A77

Sony SLT A77

Pro DSLR

$1,967 with 16-50mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Live view Has live view
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

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