Updated (February 2011): Compare the Canon Rebel T3i vs Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

Canon Rebel T3i vs Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

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Canon Rebel T3i

100

Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

98

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Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T3i

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,040k dots
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.59x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
180 ms shutter lag

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-A700.

competitors

Canon Rebel T3i Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$370 body only

$390 with 18-55mm lens

Size Smaller
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$500 body only

$539 - $630 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Lowest price More expensive
Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$649 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder

Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 Competitors

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$708 - $797 body only

$1,097 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon Coolpix A900

Nikon Coolpix A900

Travel zoom

$218 - $397

Movie format Shoots movies
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Sony SLT-A77

Sony SLT A77

Pro DSLR

$1,967 with 16-50mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Live view Has live view
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

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