Canon EOS 1300D (Rebel T6) vs Sony A77 II Compare

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EOS 1300D is a Beginner DSLR, while the A77 II is categorized as a Amateur DSLR.

EOS 1300D vs A77 II - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS 1300D / Rebel T6 vs Sony A77 II 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

A77 II

  • Introduced in May 2014
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 12 frames/second
  • 50 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount A Mount
  • WiFi built-in
  • 142.6 x 104.2 x 80.9mm³ (5.6" x 4.1" x 3.2")
  • 726g (23.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for A77 II

EOS 1300D vs A77 II 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 A77 II sensor comparison

EOS 1300D vs A77 II: Viewfinder

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

The A77 II has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.64x.

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)

A77 II (0.64x)

Simulated viewfinder of the EOS 1300DSimulated viewfinder of the A77 II

Better choice: Sony A77 II

Canon EOS 1300D VS Sony A77 II Other Specs Comparison

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

EOS 1300D

A77 II

Larger lens selection (3)22045
Longer battery life (3, photos)500480
Weighs less (2)485g
(15.6 oz.)
726g
(23.4 oz.)
More portable (2)1014cm³
(64 cu.in.)
1202cm³
(76 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 1300D are the larger selection of lenses, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the A77 II. Another advantage over the A77 II: the more compact size.

The EOS 1300D scores 10 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony A77 II

EOS 1300D

A77 II

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)18.0024.30
Higher speed (4, frames/second)312
Auto Focus points (4)979
Better sensibility (4)100 - 6400 ISO50 - 25600 ISO
Image stabilizer (3)
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.921.23
Articulated monitor (2)
External microphone (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the A77 II 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 that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the articulated display and the connector for an external microphone.

Yields 26 points for the A77 II.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS 1300D

A77 II

Sensor formatAPS-CAPS-C
Built-in flash
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
WiFi
Canon EOS 1300D VS Sony A77 II Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS 1300D and A77 II

EOS 1300D und A77 II, front viewEOS 1300D und A77 II, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS 1300D und A77 II, view from aboveEOS 1300D und A77 II, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS 1300D / Rebel T6

Sony A77 II

10
26

We recommend Sony A77 II as better choice.

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