Canon EOS 250D / SL3 (Rebel SL3) vs Sony A57 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Amateur DSLR cameras.

EOS 250D / SL3 vs A57 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS 250D / SL3 / Rebel SL3 vs Sony A57 Specs

EOS 250D / SL3

  • Introduced in April 2019
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta mirror)
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount EF, EF-S
  • WiFi built-in
  • 122.4 x 92.6 x 69.8mm³ (4.8" x 3.6" x 2.7")
  • 450g (14.5 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS 250D / SL3

A57

  • Introduced in March 2012
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 16 megapixel
  • 12 frames/second
  • 100 - 16000 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount A Mount
  • No WiFi
  • 132 x 97.8 x 80.9mm³ (5.2" x 3.9" x 3.2")
  • 620g (20.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for A57

EOS 250D / SL3 vs A57 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 250D / SL3 an A57 sensor comparison

EOS 250D / SL3 vs A57: Viewfinder

EOS 250D / SL3 has an optical viewfinder with penta mirror. It has magnification of 0.54x and covers 95% of view field.

A57 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 1.44 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.65x.

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 250D / SL3 (0.54x)

A57 (0.65x)

Simulated viewfinder of the EOS 250D / SL3Simulated viewfinder of the A57

Better choice: Sony A57

Canon EOS 250D / SL3 VS Sony A57 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS 250D / SL3 / Rebel SL3 a better choice

EOS 250D / SL3

A57

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)24.0016.10
Better sensibility (4)100 - 25600 ISO100 - 16000 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)22045
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.92
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)1050550
Weighs less (2)450g
(14.5 oz.)
620g
(20.0 oz.)
More portable (2)791cm³
(50 cu.in.)
1044cm³
(66 cu.in.)
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 250D / SL3 are the higher resolution, the larger sensitivity and the larger selection of lenses. We also like that the display has a higher resolution, the rather comfortable touch screen and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the EOS 250D / SL3 is made easy by the connector for an external microphone, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the A57. Another advantage over the A57: 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 250D / SL3 scores 29 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony A57

EOS 250D / SL3

A57

Higher speed (4, frames/second)512
Auto Focus points (4)915
Image stabilizer (3)

Conclusion: Advantages of the A57 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the optical image stabilizer.

Yields 11 points for the A57.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS 250D / SL3

A57

Sensor formatAPS-CAPS-C
Sensor cleaning
Built-in flash
Articulated screen
Canon EOS 250D / SL3 VS Sony A57 Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS 250D / SL3 and A57

EOS 250D / SL3 und A57, front viewEOS 250D / SL3 und A57, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS 250D / SL3 und A57, view from aboveEOS 250D / SL3 und A57, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS 250D / SL3 / Rebel SL3

Sony A57

29
11

We recommend Canon EOS 250D / SL3 as better choice.

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