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
Focus points
Many focus points
425
Weight
Light-weight
453 g

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

$1,149 - $1,189 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder coverage Better viewfinder coverage
True resolution Higher true resolution
Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 7D

Pro DSLR

$1,099 - $1,549 body only

$1,195 with 18-135mm lens

Viewfinder coverage Better viewfinder coverage
Startup delay Slightly less startup delay
Touch screen No touch screen
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$469 - $649 body only

$539 - $549 with 18-55mm lens

Size Smaller
Weight Lighter
Weather sealed No weather sealing

Sony Alpha a6500 Competitors

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$776 - $898 body only

$906 - $998 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 - $498 body only

$500 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony Alpha 7 II

Sony Alpha 7 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,210 - $1,398 body only

$1,598 - $1,626 with 28-70mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Focus points Many fewer focus points

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