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

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,121 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
80.0
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.3 EV
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
 

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
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (129×98×62 mm)

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 SLT A57

Sony SLT A57

Entry-level DSLR

Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO
Sony A7

Sony A7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$998 - $2,898 body only

$1,198 with 28-70mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony SLT-A77

Sony SLT A77

Pro DSLR

$1,531 body only

$1,499 with 16-50mm lens

Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO

Canon EOS Rebel T2i Competitors

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$500 body only

$752 with 18-135mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Much larger
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$349 body only

$420 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Weight Lighter
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$799 - $852 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Size Much larger

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Alpha DSLR-A580
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