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

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

EOS 1300D vs A99 II - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS 1300D / Rebel T6 vs Sony A99 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

A99 II

  • Introduced in September 2016
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 42 megapixel
  • 12 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount A Mount
  • WiFi built-in
  • 142.6 x 104.2 x 76.1mm³ (5.6" x 4.1" x 3.0")
  • 849g (27.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for A99 II

EOS 1300D vs A99 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:

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

EOS 1300D vs A99 II: Viewfinder

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

The A99 II has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.78x.

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 II (0.78x)

Simulated viewfinder of the EOS 1300DSimulated viewfinder of the A99 II

Better choice: Sony A99 II

Canon EOS 1300D VS Sony A99 II Other Specs Comparison

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

EOS 1300D

A99 II

Larger lens selection (3)22045
Built-in flash (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)500490
Weighs less (2)485g
(15.6 oz.)
849g
(27.4 oz.)
More portable (2)1014cm³
(64 cu.in.)
1131cm³
(71 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 1300D are the larger selection of lenses, the built-in flash and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the A99 II: the lower weight than the A99 II and the more compact size.

The EOS 1300D scores 12 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony A99 II

EOS 1300D

A99 II

Larger sensor (5)APS-CFull frame
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)18.0042.40
Higher speed (4, frames/second)312
Auto Focus points (4)9399
Better sensibility (4)100 - 6400 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Image stabilizer (3)
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.921.23
Articulated monitor (2)
Better Video (2)1920 x 10803840 x 2160
External microphone (2)
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the A99 II 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 superior video recording. A recommendation of the A99 II is made easy by the connector for an external microphone.

Yields 33 points for the A99 II.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS 1300D

A99 II

WiFi
Canon EOS 1300D VS Sony A99 II Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS 1300D and A99 II

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

Top view of cameras

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

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS 1300D / Rebel T6

Sony A99 II

12
33

We recommend Sony A99 II as better choice.

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