Sony SLT - A57Canon EOS 650D
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Top specs and features

Sony SLT - A57 vs Canon EOS 650D: 67 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

12.97% more megapixels.
16.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
18.5MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
15.6 x 23.5mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
22.3 x 14.9mm

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
15
Sony Alpha a9: 693
9

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
12fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
5fps

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Sony SLT - A57
Canon EOS 650D
27% have it

6. weight

43g lighter.
618g
HTC Re: 65.5g
575g

7. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
16000ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000ISO
25600ISO

8. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
550shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
440shots

9. video recording

2x better video recording quality.
1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 30fps

10. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony SLT - A57
Canon EOS 650D
36% have it

11. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony SLT - A57
Canon EOS 650D
49% have it

12. Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
Sony SLT - A57
Canon EOS 650D
11% have it

13. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.00025s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
0.00025s

14. width

35.6mm narrower.
97.5mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
133.1mm

15. pixel density

5.99% higher pixel density.
471ppi
Sony A7 II: 544ppi
501ppi

16. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Sony SLT - A57
Canon EOS 650D
25% have it

17. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
921k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
1040k dots

18. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Sony SLT - A57
Canon EOS 650D
26% have it

19. height

32.3mm shorter.
132.1mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
99.8mm

20. thickness

1.9mm thinner.
80.7mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
78.8mm

21. resolution

11.45% higher resolution.
1176 x 784px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1011px
1250 x 833px

22. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Sony SLT - A57
Canon EOS 650D
46% have it

23. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Sony SLT - A57
Canon EOS 650D
24% have it

24. Has a built-in focus motor

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
Sony SLT - A57
Canon EOS 650D
17% have it

25. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.8"
3"

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