Updated (May 2012): Compare the Canon EOS 650D vs Sony SLT-A77

Sony SLT A77 vs Canon EOS 650D

Winner
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84

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A77

Great image quality
Overall image quality
78.0
Great color depth
Color depth
24 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.2 EV
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.72x
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 650D

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
700 ms startup delay
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentamirror
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 650D.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony SLT-A77.

competitors

Sony SLT-A77 Competitors

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Sony SLT A77 II

Pro DSLR

$1,198 body only

$1,798 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
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Sony SLT A99

Pro DSLR

$3,198 body only

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Startup delay Much less startup delay
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
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Canon EOS 750D

Entry-level DSLR

$727 - $762 body only

$1,024 - $1,266 with 18-135mm lens

Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder

Canon EOS 650D Competitors

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Canon EOS 700D

Entry-level DSLR

$521 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster video autofocus
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Low light performance Slightly more noise at high ISO
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Canon EOS 60D

Pro DSLR

$850 with 17-85mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Startup delay Much less startup delay
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
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Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$404 - $634 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR

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