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Advantages of the Canon 60D

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Battery life
Much longer battery life
1100 shots vs 350 shots
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More than 3x more shots per battery charge
Lens availability
Much more lenses available
220 lenses vs 62 lenses
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More than 3.5x more lenses available
Screen resolution
Slightly higher resolution screen
1,040k dots vs 921k dots
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More than 10% higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size
Larger viewfinder
0.59x vs 0.46x
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Around 70% larger viewfinder
Viewfinder
Has an optical viewfinder
Pentaprism vs Digital
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Optical viewfinders save battery life and are more detailed
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$554.94 vs $1,075.99
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The best price we've seen is $521 cheaper (around 50% less)
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/8000s vs 1/4000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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Advantages of the Sony Alpha a6500

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Viewfinder coverage
Much better viewfinder coverage
100% vs 96%
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Almost the same
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Size
Significantly smaller
120×67×53 mm vs 145×106×79 mm
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2.8x smaller
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Yes vs No
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Sealed to shoot in the rain
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
51,200 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The Alpha a6500's maximum light sensitivity is 6 f-stops better
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
11 fps vs 5.3 fps
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More than 2x faster continuous shooting
True resolution
Higher true resolution
24 MP vs 17.9 MP
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Capture more than 30% more detail in your photos
Weight
Significantly lighter
453 g vs 755 g
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40% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
2.1" vs 3.1"
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More than 30% thinner
Focus points
More focus points
425 vs 9
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Set focus accurately within the frame
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similarities

Compared to recent digital cameras

Common Strengths
Autofocus Both use faster phase detection autofocus Help
fast and accurate
External mic jack Have external mic jacks Help
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Interchangeable lenses Interchangeable lenses Help
Many lenses to choose from
Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
Great for movies
Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
External flash not needed
External flash Each supports an external flash Help
Better lighting
Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
60DPentaprism
Alpha a6500Digital
Common Weaknesses
Image stabilization One has image stabilization Help
60DNone
Alpha a6500
  1. Sensor shift

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