Canon EOS 70D vs Canon Rebel SL1

Winner
Canon EOS 70D

100

Canon Rebel SL1

77

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 70D

Great color depth
Color depth
22.5 bits
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel SL1

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
600 ms startup delay
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (117×91×69 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.7"
Weight
Light-weight
407 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 70D.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Rebel SL1.

competitors

Canon EOS 70D Competitors

Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$999 - $1,498 body only

$945 - $1,149 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Focus points More focus points
Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 7D

Pro DSLR

$1,099 body only

$1,798 with 18-135mm lens

Viewfinder size Slightly larger viewfinder
Viewfinder coverage Better viewfinder coverage
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$469 - $649 body only

$539 - $549 with 18-55mm lens

Size Smaller
Weight Lighter
Overall image quality Much worse image quality

Canon Rebel SL1 Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$305 - $649 body only

$345 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$469 - $649 body only

$539 - $549 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$379 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

discussion

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Avatar for Lucy Bieri Lucy Bieri (9:05 PM, July 23, 2014)
Love the Canon EOS Rebel SL1. Small and light yet with almost all the features of larger/more expensive SLRs. Image quality
is excellent.It’s for those who want something light and smaller enough due to wrist. I’ve created a comparison review at http://www.squidoo.com/canon-eos-rebel-sl1-camera-lowest-price-and-review-small-size-big-possibilities-77788 You will see a comparison to 3Ti, T5 and T5i..Anyone considering purchasing Canon EOS Rebel SL1 should see the information.
 
SB (4:15 AM, March 07, 2014)
In this page you say SL1 has contrast detection, where as if I compare the SL1 to a NEX-3N, you say that SL1 has Phase detection. Make up your mind! I use snapsort heavily while researching cameras and these kind of slip up's make me feel uneasy now.
 
Avatar for naveed naveed (4:02 PM, January 09, 2014)
The SL1 has phase detection too.
 
MICHEL Pelletier (8:56 PM, May 16, 2013)
Built-in focus motorAutofocuses with more lenses is a fact that doesn't concern any EF lenses canon camera ! Check with Nikon where it does apply!