Sony SLT A58M 20.1MP DSLR Camera vs Sony Alpha a7 24.3MP Digital Camera comparison

Compare Sony SLT A58M 20.1MP DSLR Camera
Compare Sony Alpha a7 24.3MP Digital Camera
key specs
Camera TypeDSLR CameraDigital Camera
Effective Pixels20.1 MP24.3 MP
Sensor TypeCMOSCMOS
Display Size2.7 inch3 inch
Battery TypeLithium ionAAA Battery
TouchscreenNo-
Display Type-TFT
general
BrandSonySony
ModelSLT A58M 20.1MP DSLR CameraAlpha a7 24.3MP Digital Camera
Model NameSLT A58MAlpha A7
Model NumberAlpha SLT-A58M-
ColorBlackBlack
SLR VariantBody Only-
TypeDSLR CameraDigital Camera
Effective Pixels20.1 MP24.3 MP
Tripod SocketYes-
Dimensions(WxHxD)95.5 x 128.6 x 77.7 mm126.9 x 94.4 x 54.8 mm
Weight492 GM474 GM
Face DetectionYesYes
Temperature0 to 400 to 40
PortsType C, Mini HDMI-
sensor features
Sensor TypeCMOSCMOS
Sensor Size23.2 x 15.4 mm35.8 x 23.9 mm
ISO RatingISO 100 - 16000-
Maximum ISO-25600 ISO
Sensor Technology-Exmor CMOS sensor
lens features
Lens MountSony A-mount Lens, Minolta / Konica LensE-mount
Manual FocusYes-
Color FilterPrimary RGB Color Filter-
Dust ReductionYesYes
Compatible Lens-Sony E-mount lenses
viewfinder features
View FinderYesYes
View Finder TypeElectronic ViewfinderXGA OLED, 1.3 cm 0.5 type electronic viewfinder colour
Other Viewfinder FeaturesElectronic Viewfinder Color, Xtra Fine-
Viewfinder Coverage-100%
Viewfinder Magnification-Approx. 0.71 x with 50 mm lens at infinity, -1 m-1
Viewpoint Dioptric Adjustment--4.0 to +3.0 m -1
Viewfinder Eye Point-27 mm
focus features
Auto FocusYesYes
White BalancingAuto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, Color Temperature, Color Filter, CustomAuto WB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent Warm White / Cool White / Day White / Daylight, Flash, Color Temperature 2500 to 9900K & Color Filter G7 to M7 15 steps, A7 to B7 15 steps, Custom / Underwater
Other Focus FeaturesTTL Phase-detection SystemLock-on AF, Eye AF, Predictive control, Focus lock, Eye-start AF and AF micro adjustment both only available with optional LA-EA2 or LA-EA4 attached, AF illuminator built-in, LED type, range approx. 0.30-3 m, AF ON
Focus Mode-Fast Hybrid AFphase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF
Focus Range-EV 0 to EV 20 ISO100 equivalent with F2.8 lens attached
Focus Points-35 mm full frame 117 points phase-detection AF, APS-C 99 points phase-detection AF / 25 points conotrast-detection AF
Metering Modes-Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
Panorama Type-Sweep Panorama
shutter features
Shutter Speed1/4000 secStill images1/8000 to 30 sec, Bulb, Movies 1/8000 to 1/4 1/3 steps, NTSC up to 1/60 in AUTO mode up to 1/30 in Auto slow shutter mode, PAL up to 1/50 in AUTO mode up to 1/25 in Auto Slow Shutter mode
Self-timerYesYes
Continuous ShotsYes, 5 fps H, 2.5 fps L5fps in Speed Priority Continuous Shooting mode
Shutter Type-Electronically controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
flash features
Built-in FlashYes-
External FlashYes-
Flash ModesAutoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync, Rear Flash Sync, Red-eye ReductionFlash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Red-eye reduction on/off selectable, Hi-speed sync.*1, Wireless control*1
Flash Compensation-3.0 EV switchable between 1/3 and 1/2 EV steps
image features
Image FormatJPEG, DCF 2.0, EXIF 2.3, MPF, RAW Sony ARW 2.3, RAW JPEGJPEG DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver. 2.3, MPF baseline compliant, RAW Sony ARW 2.3 format
Aspect Ratio32, 169-
Maximum Resolution-6000 x 4000
Image Stabilizer-Yes
Image Sizing-35 mm full-frame L 6000 x 4000 24M M 3936 x 2624 10M S 3008 x 2000 6.0M, APS-C L 3936 x 2624 10M, M 3008 x 2000 6.0M, S 1968 x 1312 2.6M
Image Processor-BIONZ X
display features
Display Size2.7 inch3 inch
Touch ScreenNo-
Display Type-TFT
Display Resolution-921,600 dots
LCD Display-TFT
LCD Display Image Resolution-921600 dots
Other Display Features-Graphic Display, Display All Info., No Disp. Info., Histogram, Digital Level Gauge, Shooting information for viewfinder mode
connectivity features
WifiNo-
storage and power features
Battery TypeLithium ionAAA Battery
Upgradable Memory-Yes
Card Type-Memory Stick PRO Duo Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo Memory Stick XC-HG Duo SD memory card, SDHC memory card UHS-I compliant, SDXC memory card UHS-I compliant
Batteries Included-Yes
Battery Life-Approx. 270 shots viewfinder / Approx. 340 shots LCD screen CIPA standard*11
audio and video features
Video Resolution1920 x 1080-
Video FormatAVCHD,MP4, MPEG-4 AVC / H.264AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compliant / MP4
Microphone-Built-in stereo microphone or ECM-CG50/XLR-K1M sold separately
Speaker-Built-in, monaural
Audio Features-AVCHD Dolby Digital AC-3 2ch, MP4 MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
modes and functions features
Shooting ModesPortrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight-
Drive Modes-Single shooting, Continuous shooting, Speed Priority Continuous shooting, Self-timer 10/2 sec.. delay selectable, Self-timer Cont. 10 sec.. delay, 3/5 exposures selectable, Bracketing Cont., Single, White Balance, DRO
Scene Modes-Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Anti Motion Blur
Macro Mode-G7 to M7 15 steps, A7 to B7 15 steps
exposure features
Exposure Mode-AUTO iAUTO, Superior Auto, Programmed AE P, Aperture priority A, Shutter-speed priority S, Manual M, Scene Selection, Sweep Panorama, Movie
AE Lock/Exposure Lock-Yes
Spot Meter-Yes
Exposure Compensation-+/- 5.0EV1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps selectable with exposure compensation dial +/- 3EV 1/3 EV steps
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