Canon Rebel T1i vs Sony Alpha DSLR-A390

Winner
Canon EOS Rebel T1i

100

Sony Alpha DSLR-A390

78

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

Color depth
Great color depth
22.5 bits
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Storage slots
More storage slots
2

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

$325 body only

$379 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Autofocus Video autofocus
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$431 - $649 body only

$560 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$479 body only

$298 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Movie format Lower resolution movies

Sony Alpha DSLR-A390 Competitors

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Entry-level DSLR

$1,094 body only

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$471 body only

$419 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony Alpha DSLR-A230

Sony Alpha DSLR-A230

Entry-level DSLR

Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Thickness Much thinner
Live view No live view

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Canon EOS Rebel T1i
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