Updated (March 2012): Compare the Canon EOS 600D vs Sony SLT A57

Sony SLT A57 vs Canon EOS 600D

Winner
Sony SLT A57

71

Canon EOS 600D

56

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A57

Great image quality
Overall image quality
75.0
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
Great color depth
Color depth
23.4 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 600D

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,040k dots
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate
Sensor cleaning
Self cleaning sensor
Avoids dust in your photos
Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 600D.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony SLT A57.

competitors

Sony SLT A57 Competitors

Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$498 - $666 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Battery life Longer battery life
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony SLT-A65

Sony SLT A65

Entry-level DSLR

$1,000 body only

$1,149 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
GPS Has a GPS
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly slower
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$398 - $498 body only

$548 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Focus points Many more focus points
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

Canon EOS 600D Competitors

Canon EOS 700D

Canon EOS 700D

Entry-level DSLR

$489 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Startup delay Much less startup delay
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$288 - $434 body only

$331 - $564 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Lowest price Significantly cheaper
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$294 body only

$400 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

discussion

Sony SLT A57
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