Sony SLT A55 vs Canon Rebel SL1

Winner
Sony SLT-A55

100

Canon Rebel SL1

80

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A55

Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.72x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10 fps
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

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
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
600 ms startup delay

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 A37

Sony SLT A37

Entry-level DSLR

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$946 with 18-135mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony SLT A57

Sony SLT A57

Entry-level DSLR

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

Canon Rebel SL1 Competitors

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$469 - $649 body only

$539 - $549 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Size Much larger
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$295 - $549 body only

$350 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Lowest price Cheaper
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$519 body only

$599 - $649 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Much larger

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Sony SLT-A55
SLT A55
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Canon Rebel SL1
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