Canon EOS 1300D (Rebel T6) vs Sony A99 Compare

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EOS 1300D is a Beginner DSLR, while the A99 is categorized as a Amateur DSLR.

EOS 1300D vs A99 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS 1300D / Rebel T6 vs Sony A99 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

A99

  • Introduced in September 2012
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 24 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount A Mount
  • No WiFi
  • 147 x 112 x 78.4mm³ (5.8" x 4.4" x 3.1")
  • 733g (23.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for A99

EOS 1300D vs A99 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:

Infographic: EOS 1300D and A99 sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Sony A99

EOS 1300D vs A99: Viewfinder

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

The A99 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.71x.

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)

A99 (0.71x)

Simulated viewfinder of the EOS 1300DSimulated viewfinder of the A99

Better choice: Sony A99

Canon EOS 1300D VS Sony A99 Other Specs Comparison

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

EOS 1300D

A99

Larger lens selection (3)22045
Built-in flash (2)
Weighs less (2)485g
(15.6 oz.)
733g
(23.6 oz.)
More portable (2)1014cm³
(64 cu.in.)
1291cm³
(81 cu.in.)
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 1300D are the larger selection of lenses, the built-in flash and the lower weight than the A99. Another advantage over the A99: the more compact size and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The EOS 1300D scores 11 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony A99

EOS 1300D

A99

Larger sensor (5)APS-CFull frame
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)18.0024.30
Higher speed (4, frames/second)36
Auto Focus points (4)919
Better sensibility (4)100 - 6400 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Image stabilizer (3)
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.921.23
Articulated monitor (2)
External microphone (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the A99 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Sony are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is that the display has a higher resolution, the articulated display and the connector for an external microphone.

Yields 31 points for the A99.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS 1300D

A99

Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Canon EOS 1300D VS Sony A99 Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS 1300D and A99

EOS 1300D und A99, front viewEOS 1300D und A99, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS 1300D und A99, view from aboveEOS 1300D und A99, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS 1300D / Rebel T6

Sony A99

11
31

We recommend Sony A99 as better choice.

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