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

Sony SLT A55 vs Sony SLT A33

Winner
Sony SLT-A55

75

Sony SLT-A33

57

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A55

Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.72x
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10 fps
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Large screen
Screen size
3"
 

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A33

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
800 ms startup delay
Screen size
Large screen
3"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions

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 A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$498 - $666 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$998 - $1,000 body only

$1,148 with 16-50mm lens

Focus points Many more focus points
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
Sony SLT A57

Sony SLT A57

Entry-level DSLR

$608 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
GPS No built-in GPS

Sony SLT-A33 Competitors

Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$498 - $666 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Screen size Much smaller screen
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$219 body only

$280 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$669 body only

$599 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Autofocus Lacks video autofocus

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