Canon EOS 6D vs Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Winner
Canon EOS 6D

86

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

71

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 6D

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
2,340 ISO
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.71x
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
13.3 EV
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 6D.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Alpha DSLR-A580.

competitors

Canon EOS 6D Competitors

Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,199 body only

$1,349 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$2,249 - $2,599 body only

$2,700 - $3,199 with 24-105mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,650 - $1,997 body only

$2,479 - $2,497 with 24-120mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Overall image quality Better image quality
GPS No built-in GPS

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580 Competitors

Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$598 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
Screen size Much smaller screen
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$329 body only

$397 - $547 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony SLT-A77

Sony SLT A77

Pro DSLR

$1,252 body only

$1,537 with 18-135mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Startup delay Much more startup delay

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