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
Great battery life
Battery life
1050 shots
 

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
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots

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 A7S

Sony A7S

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,998 body only

$2,571 with 28-70mm lens

Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony Alpha ILC-3000

Sony Alpha ILC-3000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$637 with 18-55mm lens

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

Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 Competitors

Nikon D300

Nikon D300

Pro DSLR

$1,299 body only

$1,499 with 18-135mm lens

Live view Has live view
Focus points Many more focus points
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony Alpha DSLR-A550

Sony Alpha DSLR-A550

Entry-level DSLR

$600 body only

$1,500 with 18-55mm lens

Live view Has live view
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$848 - $998 body only

$1,174 with 14-42mm 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 ..