Canon EOS 7D vs Sony Alpha NEX-6

Winner
Canon EOS 7D

58

Sony Alpha NEX-6

51

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 7D

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Many lenses available
Lens availability
220 lenses
Great battery life
Battery life
800 shots
Phase detection autofocus
Badge
fast and accurate
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-6

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 60fps
Size
Really small
Mid size (120×67×43 mm)
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Thickness
Thin
1.7"

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 Alpha NEX-6.

competitors

Canon EOS 7D Competitors

Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$1,877 with 18-135mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$999 - $1,499 body only

$1,330 - $1,899 with 24-105mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage
Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$949 - $1,399 body only

$1,275 - $1,799 with 18-135mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Storage slots Has more storage slots
Battery life Shorter battery life

Sony Alpha NEX-6 Competitors

Sony NEX-7

Sony NEX 7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$737 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
True resolution Higher true resolution
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$660 body only

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Size Slightly smaller
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$379 - $498 body only

$479 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
External mic jack Has an external mic jack

discussion

Canon EOS 7D
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Alpha NEX-6
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