Canon Rebel T1i vs Sony Alpha DSLR-A390

Winner
Canon EOS Rebel T1i

106

Sony Alpha DSLR-A390

83

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 EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$455 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Canon EOS Rebel T2i

Canon Rebel T2i

Entry-level DSLR

$549 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Lowest price More expensive
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$634 body only

$487 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Weight Lighter
Movie format Lower resolution movies

Sony Alpha DSLR-A390 Competitors

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$358 body only

$438 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon D40

Nikon D40

Entry-level DSLR

$1,493 with 18-55mm lens

Lens availability Significantly more lenses available
Size Much smaller
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Super zoom

$550

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

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