Canon EOS 650DSony SLT - A57
Top 27%1,099 points
Top 27%
Top 29%1,077 points
Top 29%
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Megapixels
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Top 95%
747 cameras
10.91MP - 19.73MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
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megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life
18.5
MP
16.1
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
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Canon EOS 650D vs Sony SLT - A57: 65 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

14.91% more megapixels (photo).
18.5MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
16.1MP
290
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
22.3 x 14.9mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
15.6 x 23.5mm
245
0

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.
9
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
15
188
0

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
5fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
12fps
172
0

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Canon EOS 650D
Sony SLT - A57
26% have it
151
0

6. weight

43g lighter.
575g
HTC Re: 65.5g
618g
141
0

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.
25600ISO
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
16000ISO
126
0

8. video recording

50% better video recording quality.
1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps
115
0

9. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
440shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
550shots
114
0

10. 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.
Canon EOS 650D
Sony SLT - A57
11% have it
84
0

11. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Canon EOS 650D
Sony SLT - A57
48% have it
84
0

12. 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
81
0

13. pixel density

6.37% higher pixel density.
501ppi
Sony Alpha 7R: 544ppi
471ppi
77
0

14. 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.
Canon EOS 650D
Sony SLT - A57
25% have it
76
0

15. width

35.6mm narrower.
133.1mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
97.5mm
76
0

16. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Canon EOS 650D
Sony SLT - A57
26% have it
73
0

17. height

32.3mm shorter.
99.8mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
132.1mm
71
0

18. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
1040k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
921k dots
71
0

19. thickness

1.9mm thinner.
78.8mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
80.7mm
70
0

20. resolution

12.94% higher resolution.
1250 x 833px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2: 1517 x 1920px
1176 x 784px
69
0

21. 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.
Canon EOS 650D
Sony SLT - A57
46% have it
67
0

22. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Canon EOS 650D
Sony SLT - A57
23% have it
67
0

23. 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.
Canon EOS 650D
Sony SLT - A57
15% have it
62
0

24. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Canon EOS 650D
Sony SLT - A57
36% have it
59
0

25. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Canon EOS 650D
22% have it
58
0

26. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4.8"
3"
58
0

27. has sensor shift stabilization

With sensor shift, the image sensor (rather than the lens) moves to counterbalance any vibration of the camera. This means the image will be stabilised regardless of what lens is being used.
Canon EOS 650D
Sony SLT - A57
17% have it
57
0

28. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Canon EOS 650D
Sony SLT - A57
73% have it
56
0

29. Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
Canon EOS 650D
Sony SLT - A57
30% have it
56
0

30. supports AVCHD format

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.
Canon EOS 650D
Sony SLT - A57
26% have it
54
0

31. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Canon EOS 650D
Sony SLT - A57
43% have it
54
0

32. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Canon EOS 650D
Sony SLT - A57
52% have it
52
0

33. has touch autofocus

The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
Canon EOS 650D
18% have it
52
0

34. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Canon EOS 650D
Sony SLT - A57
88% have it
51
0

35. Has an electronic viewfinder

An electronic viewfinder (or EVF) is a small display showing the image. Benefits of these over optical viewfinders include: they show more of the image, they can be more compact, focusing is easier with digital zoom, and they can also sometimes have extra info on the display, eg. a live histogram.
Canon EOS 650D
Sony SLT - A57
16% have it
51
0

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