Canon EOS 70D vs Sony Alpha a6500

Canon EOS 70D
Sony Alpha a6500

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 70D

In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Autofocuses shooting video
Badge
Phase detection
Slightly more lenses available
Lens availability
220 lenses
 

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

$859 - $1,099 body only

$965 - $1,249 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder coverage Better viewfinder coverage
True resolution Higher true resolution
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 D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$590 - $697 body only

$989 - $997 with 18-140mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Autofocus Slower video autofocus

Sony Alpha a6500 Competitors

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$898 body only

$1,048 with 16-50mm lens

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Weight Slightly lighter
Touch screen No touch screen
Canon EOS M5

Canon EOS M5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$950 - $979 body only

$1,050 - $1,099 with 15-45mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Focus points Many fewer focus points
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$478 - $548 body only

$595 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

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

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