70-200mm F4 on A6000

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Siobhan A
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In reply to nevercat, 5 months ago

nevercat wrote:

Look HERE to see the size difference between a DSLR (Canon 70D) and the A6000. both with a 70-200 F4 lens.

Why did you ignore what I said? I said a smaller DSLR.

http://camerasize.com/compact/#448.294,535.392,449.294,ha,t

The difference won't be noticed, but the big grip will.  The SL1 has a poor grip though and the Rebel has the best grip. The Canons are longer but the Sony lens is wider.

The Sony lens weighs 840g and body 344g =1184g

The Canon lens weighs 760 and SL1 body 407g = 1167g

The Canon lens weighs 760 and T5i body 575g = 1335g

You can clearly see that the Canon camera/lens combination is longer, but that is not all. The Canon combination weight: 1515 grams, the Sony combination weight: 1184 grams.

When you change lenses for a 50mm f1.8 then you get the following...

http://camerasize.com/compact/#448.306,535.87,449.306,ha,t

Canon 537g vs. Sony 546g

I would keep the A6000 and all the fun things it can do better and for action take the $1500 and get a non-IS Canon lens and body - save some extra cash.  Canon is proven for action and you can use the A6000 for other stuff.  You can take the savings and get an EOS adapter too!

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