Canon EOS Rebel T6i vs Sony Alpha a6500

Canon EOS Rebel T6i
Sony Alpha a6500

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Slightly more lenses available
Lens availability
220 lenses
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha a6500

Size
Really small
Mid size (120×67×53 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
100%

competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T6i Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$305 - $649 body only

$344 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Weight Lighter
Touch screen No touch screen
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$469 - $649 body only

$539 - $549 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Lower true resolution
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$400 body only

$500 - $515 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
GPS Has a GPS
Touch screen No touch screen

Sony Alpha a6500 Competitors

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$776 - $898 body only

$906 - $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

$444 - $498 body only

$500 - $598 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

$1,210 - $1,398 body only

$1,598 - $1,626 with 28-70mm lens

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

discussion

Canon EOS Rebel T6i
EOS Rebel T6i
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Sony Alpha a6500
Alpha a6500
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