Sony SLT A37 vs Canon EOS 550D

Winner
Sony SLT A37

72

Canon EOS 550D

57

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
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate

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 A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$598 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen size Larger screen
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Sony SLT A57

Sony SLT A57

Entry-level DSLR

$800 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Larger
Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$379 body only

Screen size Much larger screen
Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder

Canon EOS 550D Competitors

Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$379 body only

Autofocus Video autofocus
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Canon EOS 600D

Canon EOS 600D

Entry-level DSLR

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Canon EOS 700D

Canon EOS 700D

Entry-level DSLR

$503 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Color depth Worse color depth

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Sony SLT A37
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