Sony SLT A99 vs Canon EOS 70D

Winner
Sony SLT A99

78

Canon EOS 70D

66

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A99

Great image quality
Overall image quality
89.0
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
Great color depth
Color depth
25 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
14 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 70D

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
75 ms shutter lag
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second

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 SLT A99.

competitors

Sony SLT A99 Competitors

Sony SLT A77 II

Sony SLT A77 II

Pro DSLR

$1,198 body only

$1,798 with 16-50mm lens

Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
Focus points Significantly more focus points
Low light performance More noise at high ISO
Sony A7

Sony A7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,098 - $3,198 body only

$1,398 with 28-70mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Focus points Many more focus points
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,650 - $1,997 body only

$2,479 - $2,497 with 24-120mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Canon EOS 70D Competitors

Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,199 body only

$1,349 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Focus points More focus points
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$860 - $1,047 body only

$1,347 with 18-140mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Autofocus Slower video autofocus
Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$799 with 18-55mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Better image quality
Weather sealed No weather sealing

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