Updated (August 2010): Compare the Sony SLT-A33 vs Sony SLT-A55

Sony SLT A55 vs Sony SLT A33

Winner
Sony SLT-A55

100

Sony SLT-A33

76

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A55

Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.72x
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10 fps
Large screen
Screen size
3"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
 

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A33

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
215 ms shutter lag
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
Screen size
Large screen
3"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony SLT-A33.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony SLT-A55.

competitors

Sony SLT-A55 Competitors

Sony SLT-A68

Sony SLT-A68

Boutique

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$638 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Sony SLT A35

Sony SLT A35

Entry-level DSLR

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Continuous shooting Shoots much slower

Sony SLT-A33 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$471 body only

$419 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Sony SLT A35

Sony SLT A35

Entry-level DSLR

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Better image quality
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Canon Powershot SX40

Canon Powershot SX40

Super zoom

$420

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

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