Canon EOS 7D Mark II vs Sony Alpha a6500

Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Sony Alpha a6500

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Slightly more lenses available
Lens availability
220 lenses
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha a6500

Size
Really small
Mid size (120×67×53 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 11 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 7D Mark II.

competitors

Canon EOS 7D Mark II Competitors

Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$999 - $1,498 body only

$945 - $1,149 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$999 - $1,029 body only

$1,599 - $2,299 with 24-105mm lens

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Size Smaller
Viewfinder coverage Significantly less viewfinder coverage
Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 7D

Pro DSLR

$1,099 body only

$1,800 with 18-135mm lens

Shutter lag Less shutter lag
Battery life Longer battery life
GPS No built-in GPS

Sony Alpha a6500 Competitors

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$776 - $798 body only

$839 - $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 - $448 body only

$500 - $548 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

$1,098 - $1,210 body only

$1,298 with 28-70mm lens

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

discussion

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