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

$999 - $1,498 body only

$945 - $1,049 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

$649 with 18-55mm lens

Size Smaller
True resolution Higher true resolution
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$711 body only

$1,097 with 18-55mm lens

Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Screen size Larger screen
Touch screen No touch screen

Sony Alpha a6500 Competitors

Placeholder

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

Travel zoom

$1,198

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$733 - $798 body only

$841 - $898 with 16-50mm lens

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Weight Slightly lighter
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$444 - $548 body only

$525 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen

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Canon EOS 70D
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Sony Alpha a6500
Alpha a6500
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