Sony Alpha DSLR-A580 vs Canon Rebel T2i

Winner
Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

132

Canon EOS Rebel T2i

100

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
7 fps
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Great battery life
Battery life
1050 shots
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T2i

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,040k dots
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
252 ms shutter lag

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS Rebel T2i.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Alpha DSLR-A580.

competitors

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580 Competitors

Sony A7S

Sony A7S

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,998 body only

$2,596 with 28-70mm lens

Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony Alpha ILC-3000

Sony Alpha ILC-3000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$637 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

Canon EOS Rebel T2i Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$349 body only

$399 - $455 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Weight Lighter
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$500 body only

$350 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Weight Lighter
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Canon EOS Rebel T1i

Canon Rebel T1i

Entry-level DSLR

$500 body only

Supports 24p No 24p support

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Sony Alpha DSLR-A580
Alpha DSLR-A580
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