Sony SLT A65 vs Canon EOS 7D

Winner
Sony SLT-A65

100

Canon EOS 7D

95

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A65

Great image quality
Overall image quality
74.0
Great color depth
Color depth
23.4 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
12.6 EV
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.71x
 

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
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from

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 A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$632 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Thickness Thinner
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony SLT A37

Sony SLT A37

Entry-level DSLR

$261 body only

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Size Slightly smaller
Screen size Much smaller screen

Canon EOS 7D Competitors

Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$926 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder
Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$1,079 - $1,499 body only

$1,499 - $1,949 with 18-135mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$999 - $1,029 body only

$1,599 - $2,299 with 24-105mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Lens availability Fewer lenses available

discussion

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