Canon EOS 6D vs Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Winner
Canon EOS 6D

95

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

78

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
High ISO (boost)
Light sensitivity (boost)
102,400 ISO
 

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

$1,099 body only

$1,249 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$2,144 - $2,499 body only

$2,687 - $3,099 with 24-105mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Screen size Much larger screen
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$1,850 body only

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Startup delay Slightly less startup delay
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580 Competitors

Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$626 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,099 body only

$1,249 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Storage slots Has fewer storage slots
Sony SLT-A68

Sony SLT-A68

Boutique

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Focus points Significantly more focus points
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

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