Sony Alpha DSLR-A580 vs Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

Winner
Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

149

Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

111

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
180 ms shutter lag
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed

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

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$402 body only

$349 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$455 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Lens availability Significantly more lenses available
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$632 with 18-55mm lens

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

Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 Competitors

Sony SLT-A55

Sony SLT A55

Entry-level DSLR

Movie format Shoots movies
Live view Has live view
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Sony Alpha 7 II

Sony Alpha 7 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,210 - $1,398 body only

$1,598 - $1,600 with 28-70mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Sony Alpha DSLR-A900

Sony Alpha DSLR-A900

Pro DSLR

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Size Much larger

discussion

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