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 body only

$1,049 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

$1,004 - $1,199 body only

$1,599 with 24-105mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder coverage Significantly less viewfinder coverage
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$2,099 body only

$2,685 - $2,699 with 24-105mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
GPS No built-in GPS

Sony Alpha a6500 Competitors

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$748 body only

$848 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

$445 - $448 body only

$409 - $498 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Fujifilm X-T20

Fujifilm X-T20

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$799 body only

$899 with 16-50mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Thickness Thinner
Weather sealed No weather sealing

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