Canon EOS 5D Mark II vs Sony SLT A65

Winner
Canon EOS 5D Mark II

100

Sony SLT-A65

91

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,815 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
79.0
Great color depth
Color depth
23.7 bits
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
 

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A65

Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
12.6 EV
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.71x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
True resolution
High true resolution
24 MP

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 5D Mark II.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony SLT-A65.

competitors

Canon EOS 5D Mark II Competitors

Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,077 - $1,199 body only

$1,599 with 24-105mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Fastest shutter speed Much slower max shutter speed
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$2,099 - $2,149 body only

$2,685 - $2,699 with 24-105mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Pro DSLR

$2,839 - $3,199 body only

$3,399 - $4,099 with 24-105mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Lowest price More expensive

Sony SLT-A65 Competitors

Sony SLT-A68

Sony SLT-A68

Boutique

Focus points Significantly more focus points
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony SLT A57

Sony SLT A57

Entry-level DSLR

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
Sony SLT-A77

Sony SLT A77

Pro DSLR

$1,531 body only

$1,499 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Size Larger

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