Sony Alpha DSLR-A580 vs Canon Rebel T3i

Winner
Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

76

Canon Rebel T3i

56

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,121 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
80.0
Great color depth
Color depth
23.8 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.3 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T3i

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,040k dots
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Rebel T3i.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Alpha DSLR-A580.

competitors

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580 Competitors

Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$598 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO
Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

Entry-level DSLR

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Viewfinder Has a pentaprism viewfinder
Movie format Does not take movies
Sony SLT-A77

Sony SLT A77

Pro DSLR

$1,705 body only

$1,500 with 16-50mm lens

Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Startup delay Much more startup delay

Canon Rebel T3i Competitors

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$429 - $649 body only

$520 - $649 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Startup delay Much less startup delay
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$268 body only

$330 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Lowest price Much cheaper
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D

Pro DSLR

$458 body only

$1,150 with 18-135mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Battery life Much longer battery life
Size Significantly larger

discussion

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580
Alpha DSLR-A580
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