a57 v d5100 for first DSLR

Started Apr 6, 2013 | Questions thread
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Re: a57 v d5100 for first DSLR
In reply to kangaroo in oz, Apr 9, 2013

kangaroo in oz wrote:

Hi guys

Besides the faster frame rate in the a57  i was just wondering if there is much difference in these cameras which would sway you to go one way or the other if you were recommending a DSLR for a first time buyer..

Price seems on par

CheersĀ 

Video. A57 can AF in video, and you can use viewfinder when shooting video. Also it has 1080p60 option. No contest here.

They use the same sensor, but due to fixed semi-transparent mirror in A57, high ISO is somewhat worse.

But D5100 produces worse colors in JPEG. Use their image comparison to see for yourself:

D5100

A57

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