Sony SLT A65 vs Canon EOS 7D

Winner
Sony SLT-A65

100

Canon EOS 7D

94

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A65

Great color depth
Color depth
23.4 bits
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.71x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
High true resolution
True resolution
24 MP
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 7D

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
220 lenses

galleries

Explore our gallery of 43 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 7D.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony SLT-A65.

competitors

Sony SLT-A65 Competitors

Sony SLT-A68

Sony SLT-A68

Boutique

Focus points Significantly more focus points
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony SLT A77 II

Sony SLT A77 II

Pro DSLR

$1,198 body only

$1,798 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Better image quality
GPS No built-in GPS
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$405 body only

$399 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Canon EOS 7D Competitors

Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$769 body only

$800 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
Canon EOS M5

Canon EOS M5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$690 - $979 body only

$1,049 - $1,099 with 15-45mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,058 - $1,399 body only

$1,699 - $1,799 with 24-105mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Lens availability Fewer lenses available

discussion

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