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Advantages of the Sony SLT A33

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Advantages of the Sony SLT A55

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True resolution
Much higher true resolution
16 MP vs 14 MP
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Capture more than 10% more detail in your photos
Continuous shooting
Shoots much faster
10 fps vs 7 fps
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More than 40% faster continuous shooting
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Battery life
Slightly longer battery life
330 shots vs 270 shots
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More than 20% more shots per battery charge
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              Compared to recent entry-level DSLRs

              Common Strengths
              Movie continuous focus Focus continuously recording movies Help
              Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              SLT A337 fps
              SLT A5510 fps
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              External mic jack Have external mic jacks Help
              Record higher quality audio with a microphone
              Autofocus Both use faster phase detection autofocus Help
              fast and accurate
              Common Weaknesses
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              SLT A3314 MP
              SLT A5516 MP
              Built-in focus motor No focus motor Help
              Won't autofocus with all lenses
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              3.3"
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/4000 of a second
              Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
              SLT A33215 ms
              SLT A55220 ms
              Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
              Missing that film look
              Startup delay Significant startup delay Help
              SLT A33800 ms
              SLT A55900 ms
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 30fps
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              SLT A33270 shots
              SLT A55330 shots
              Size Large Help
              Prosumer size (124×92×85 mm)
              Lens availability Few lenses available Help
              126 lenses
              Focus points Few focus points Help
              15
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              12,800 ISO
              Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
              Need to shelter it from weather
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              921k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              3"

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