Canon EOS 70D vs Sony NEX 5R

Winner
Canon EOS 70D

56

Sony NEX 5R

53

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 70D

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Slightly more lenses available
Lens availability
220 lenses
Great battery life
Battery life
920 shots
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5R

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 60fps
Size
Really small
Mid size (111×59×39 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.5"
Weight
Light-weight
276 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 Sony NEX 5R.

competitors

Canon EOS 70D Competitors

Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$999 - $1,499 body only

$1,330 - $1,899 with 24-105mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage
Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D

Pro DSLR

$555 body only

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Lowest price Cheaper
Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage
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Canon EOS RP

Boutique

$1,299 - $1,699

Focus points Many more focus points
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Battery life Much shorter battery life

Sony NEX 5R Competitors

Sony NEX 5T

Sony NEX 5T

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$872 - $999 body only

$870 - $1,149 with 18-55mm lens

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Battery life Much longer battery life
Size Significantly larger
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$606 body only

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Touch screen No touch screen

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Canon EOS 70D
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