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
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone

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

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$436 body only

$394 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$373 - $397 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Much larger screen
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
Nikon D5500

Nikon D5500

Entry-level DSLR

$479 - $597 body only

$549 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Much larger screen
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder

Canon EOS 550D Competitors

Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$293 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

$454 body only

$519 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$318 - $649 body only

$367 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Weight Lighter
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

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Sony SLT A37
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