Sony Alpha DSLR-A580 vs Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

Winner
Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

76

Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

56

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,121 ISO
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

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
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from

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 A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$462 - $598 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO
Sony Alpha SLT-A68

Sony Alpha SLT-A68

Boutique

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX100

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX100

Pro digicam

$447

Size Much smaller
Thickness Much thinner
Movie format Lower resolution movies

Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 Competitors

Sony SLT-A65

Sony SLT A65

Entry-level DSLR

$1,000 body only

$1,142 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Autofocus Video autofocus
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$849 - $1,047 body only

$1,347 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$462 - $598 with 18-55mm lens

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

discussion

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