Best Value DSLR - Sony A58

Started Nov 21, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Vikas Rana
Vikas Rana OP Contributing Member • Posts: 916
A58 is still better than mirrorless Canon EOS-M
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We are comparing DLSRs here not mirrorless, but for you I'm doing the comparison.

Advantages of Canon EOS-M

  1. Larger Higher Resolution Touch Screen 3.0", than A58
  2. More focus points 31 vs 15
  3. lighter 300g vs 495g
  4. Shoots faster, 8fps vs 5fps

Advantages of Sony A58

  1. Faster and more accurate Video & Still Auto-Focus using Phase Detection than EOS-M's Contrast Detection
  2. In Body Image Stablization
  3. A58 have a flip-out screen.
  4. A58 have a lesser shutter lag, 326 vs 742ms
  5. Longer Battery life, 690 shots vs 230 shots
  6. In-Camera Panorama. Canon does not have that
  7. More dynamic range, 12.5EV vs 11.2EV
  8. A58 have 10% Better Image Quality, 74.0 vs 65.0
  9. More lenses for A58 than mirrorless canons
  10. 20mp vs 17.9mp
  11. ISO 16000 vs 12800
  12. A58 has a viewfinder where-as EOS-M don't have any.
  13. A58 have a 10% larger image sensor.
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