Sony Alpha DSLR-A580 vs Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

Winner
Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

172

Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

128

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
Sensor cleaning
Self cleaning sensor
Avoids dust in your photos

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 Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$498 body only

$592 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Focus points Many more focus points
Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Sony SLT A57

Sony SLT A57

Entry-level DSLR

$599 body only

Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO
Sony SLT-A77

Sony SLT A77

Pro DSLR

$699 body only

$1,200 with 16-50mm lens

Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Startup delay Much more startup delay

Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 Competitors

Sony SLT-A55

Sony SLT A55

Entry-level DSLR

$599 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Autofocus Video autofocus
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$419 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Viewfinder Doesn't have a pentaprism viewfinder
Sony SLT-A77

Sony SLT A77

Pro DSLR

$699 body only

$1,200 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 ..