Canon EOS 80D vs Sony Alpha a6500

Canon EOS 80D
Sony Alpha a6500

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 80D

Slightly more lenses available
Lens availability
220 lenses
Great battery life
Battery life
960 shots
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
 

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
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons

competitors

Canon EOS 80D Competitors

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$799 - $997 body only

$1,073 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Touch screen No touch screen
Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$723 - $799 body only

$829 - $899 with 18-55mm lens

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Viewfinder coverage Less viewfinder coverage
Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$1,131 - $1,499 body only

$1,421 - $1,849 with 18-135mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Storage slots Has more storage slots
Touch screen No touch screen

Sony Alpha a6500 Competitors

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$849 - $898 body only

$978 - $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

$470 - $548 body only

$579 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Sony Alpha 7 II

Sony Alpha 7 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,300 - $1,498 body only

$1,530 - $1,698 with 28-70mm lens

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

discussion

Canon EOS 80D
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