Sony SLT A58 vs Canon EOS 600D

Winner
Sony SLT A58

100

Canon EOS 600D

92

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A58

Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.65x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
High true resolution
True resolution
20.1 MP
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
8 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 600D

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,040k dots
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentamirror
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
220 lenses

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 A58.

competitors

Sony SLT A58 Competitors

Sony SLT-A65

Sony SLT A65

Entry-level DSLR

$241 body only

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Larger
Sony SLT A57

Sony SLT A57

Entry-level DSLR

$1,994 body only

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much lower true resolution
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$473 body only

$399 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Canon EOS 600D Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$310 - $549 body only

$393 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Size Smaller
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Canon EOS 700D

Canon EOS 700D

Entry-level DSLR

$532 body only

$598 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Lowest price More expensive
Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$385 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Size Smaller
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

discussion

Sony SLT A58
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Avatar for tarn dipp tarn dipp (3:44 AM, February 23, 2015)
no 600d does not have view finder from eyepiece while video recording
 
Avatar for Dean Amir Hussain Dean Amir Hussain (11:20 PM, December 03, 2013)
actually, canon 600d also have it :3
 
Avatar for Black X Films Black X Films (1:05 AM, December 02, 2013)
Sony allows live view from the viewfinder, while shooting video. Significant advantage which is not mentioned.
 
bobby (7:24 AM, August 11, 2013)
sony a58 has 3 cross type focus point