Sony SLT A37 vs Canon EOS 550D

Winner
Sony SLT A37

100

Canon EOS 550D

79

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A37

Great image quality
Overall image quality
75.0
Great color depth
Color depth
23.3 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
12.9 EV
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.71x
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 550D

Screen size
Large screen
3"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,040k dots
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (129×98×62 mm)

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 550D.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony SLT A37.

competitors

Sony SLT A37 Competitors

Sony SLT-A68

Sony SLT-A68

Boutique

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$574 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
Sony Alpha DSLR-A100

Sony Alpha DSLR-A100

Entry-level DSLR

Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder
Thickness Much thinner
Movie format Does not take movies

Canon EOS 550D Competitors

Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$348 body only

Autofocus Video autofocus
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$318 - $699 body only

$367 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Lowest price Cheaper
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Canon EOS 600D

Canon EOS 600D

Entry-level DSLR

$475 body only

$543 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Startup delay Much more startup delay

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Sony SLT A37
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