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

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
800 ms startup delay
Light sensitivity (boost)
High ISO (boost)
25,600 ISO
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 A37

Sony SLT A37

Entry-level DSLR

$522 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$941 with 10-24mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$387 body only

$442 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder

Sony SLT-A33 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$462 body only

$397 - $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
Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

Entry-level DSLR

Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Movie format Does not take movies

discussion

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