Sony Alpha DSLR-A850 vs Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Winner
Sony Alpha DSLR-A850

100

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

87

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha DSLR-A850

Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.74x
High true resolution
True resolution
24.4 MP
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
Live view
Has live view
Preview your photos
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Battery life
Great battery life
1050 shots

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Alpha DSLR-A580.
Explore our gallery of 38 sample photos taken by the Sony Alpha DSLR-A850.

competitors

Sony Alpha DSLR-A850 Competitors

Sony SLT A77 II

Sony SLT A77 II

Pro DSLR

$1,198 body only

$1,798 with 16-50mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Sony SLT A99

Sony SLT A99

Pro DSLR

$3,198 body only

Movie format Shoots movies
Live view Has live view
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Sony Alpha DSLR-A200

Sony Alpha DSLR-A200

Entry-level DSLR

Size Much smaller
Lens availability More lenses available
Screen size Much smaller screen

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580 Competitors

Nikon D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$449 body only

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$602 body only

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$330 body only

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
Screen size Much smaller screen

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