Canon EOS 1300D (Rebel T6) vs Sony A58 Compare

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EOS 1300D is a Beginner DSLR, while the A58 is categorized as a Amateur DSLR.

EOS 1300D vs A58 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS 1300D / Rebel T6 vs Sony A58 Specs

EOS 1300D

  • Introduced in June 2016
  • Beginner DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 18 megapixel
  • 3 frames/second
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta mirror)
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Lens mount EF, EF-S
  • WiFi built-in
  • 129.0 x 101.3 x 77.6mm³ (5.1" x 4.0" x 3.1")
  • 485g (15.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS 1300D

A58

  • Introduced in February 2013
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 20 megapixel
  • 8 frames/second
  • 100 - 16000 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 67.00mm (2.6") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount A Mount
  • No WiFi
  • 128.6 x 95.5 x 77.7mm³ (5.1" x 3.8" x 3.1")
  • 492g (15.9 oz.)

All specs: Main page for A58

EOS 1300D vs A58 Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Info graphic: EOS 1300D an A58 sensor comparison

EOS 1300D vs A58: Viewfinder

EOS 1300D has an optical viewfinder with penta mirror. It has magnification of 0.50x and covers 95% of view field.

The A58 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 1.44 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.53x.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

EOS 1300D (0.50x)

A58 (0.53x)

Simulated viewfinder of the EOS 1300DSimulated viewfinder of the A58

Better choice: Sony A58

Canon EOS 1300D VS Sony A58 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS 1300D / Rebel T6 a better choice

EOS 1300D

A58

Larger lens selection (3)22045
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.920.46
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 1300D are the larger selection of lenses, that the display has a higher resolution and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The EOS 1300D scores 7 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony A58

EOS 1300D

A58

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)18.0020.10
Higher speed (4, frames/second)38
Auto Focus points (4)915
Better sensibility (4)100 - 6400 ISO100 - 16000 ISO
Image stabilizer (3)
Articulated monitor (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)500700

Conclusion: Advantages of the A58 are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Sony are the larger sensitivity, the optical image stabilizer and the articulated display. A recommendation of the A58 is made easy by that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 25 points for the A58.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS 1300D

A58

Sensor formatAPS-CAPS-C
Built-in flash
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Similar weight485g492g
Similar size1014cm³954cm³
Canon EOS 1300D VS Sony A58 Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS 1300D and A58

EOS 1300D und A58, front viewEOS 1300D und A58, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS 1300D und A58, view from aboveEOS 1300D und A58, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS 1300D / Rebel T6

Sony A58

7
25

We recommend Sony A58 as better choice.

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