Canon Rebel T1i vs Sony Alpha DSLR-A390

Winner
Canon EOS Rebel T1i

106

Sony Alpha DSLR-A390

82

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T1i

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 20fps
Large screen
Screen size
3"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
300 ms startup delay
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha DSLR-A390

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Storage slots
More storage slots
2
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
198 ms shutter lag

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS Rebel T1i.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Alpha DSLR-A390.

competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T1i Competitors

Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$380 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Weight Lighter
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$500 body only

$539 - $630 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Much larger
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$949 - $999 body only

$1,399 - $1,999 with 24-105mm lens

Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Much larger

Sony Alpha DSLR-A390 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$402 body only

$397 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,000 with 14-42mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony SLT-A33

Sony SLT A33

Entry-level DSLR

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

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Canon EOS Rebel T1i
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Sony Alpha DSLR-A390
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