Sony SLT A55 vs Canon Rebel SL1

Winner
Sony SLT-A55

100

Canon Rebel SL1

81

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A55

Great color depth
Color depth
23 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
12.4 EV
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.72x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel SL1

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,040k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Light sensitivity (boost)
High ISO (boost)
25,600 ISO

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Rebel SL1.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony SLT-A55.

competitors

Sony SLT-A55 Competitors

Sony SLT A57

Sony SLT A57

Entry-level DSLR

$624 body only

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$432 - $649 body only

$540 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Color depth Worse color depth
Sony SLT A37

Sony SLT A37

Entry-level DSLR

$522 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

Canon Rebel SL1 Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$318 - $699 body only

$373 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Lowest price Cheaper
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$432 - $649 body only

$540 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Low light performance More noise at high ISO
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$471 body only

$379 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR

discussion

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