Canon EOS 70D vs Sony Alpha a6500

Canon EOS 70D
Sony Alpha a6500

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 70D

Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
75 ms shutter lag
Slightly more lenses available
Lens availability
220 lenses
Great battery life
Battery life
920 shots
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha a6500

Size
Really small
Mid size (120×67×53 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
100%
Focus points
Many focus points
425

galleries

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

competitors

Canon EOS 70D Competitors

Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,099 body only

$1,152 - $1,499 with 18-135mm lens

Viewfinder coverage Better viewfinder coverage
True resolution Higher true resolution
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$799 with 18-55mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$779 - $997 body only

$1,109 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies

Sony Alpha a6500 Competitors

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$894 - $948 body only

$1,048 with 16-50mm lens

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Weight Slightly lighter
Touch screen No touch screen
Fujifilm X-T20

Fujifilm X-T20

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$849 - $900 body only

$949 - $950 with 16-50mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Thickness Thinner
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$498 body only

$588 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
Weather sealed No weather sealing

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