Sony Alpha DSLR-A580 vs Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

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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
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate

galleries

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competitors

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580 Competitors

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Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 body only

$648 with 16-50mm lens

Focus points Many more focus points
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
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Sony SLT-A68

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Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
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Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$379 with 16-50mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Much smaller
Viewfinder No viewfinder

Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 Competitors

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Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

Movie format Shoots movies
Autofocus Video autofocus
Startup delay Much more startup delay
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Sony SLT A55

Entry-level DSLR

Movie format Shoots movies
Autofocus Video autofocus
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
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Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$379 with 16-50mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder No viewfinder

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