Camera Rocket Review Our evaluation of A58 vs T6i

Image Quality

RAW image quality independent of lens

DxOMark Low light, DxOMark Color depth and DxOMark Dynamic range

Focusing

How fast and easily does the camera nail focus

cross type focus points and focus points

Responsiveness

How much delay is there between you and your photo?

continuous shooting

Reviews

What do the experts think?

Reviews from sonyalpharumors.com and techradar.com

No winner declared

Too close to call

Benchmarks Real world tests of SLT A58 vs EOS Rebel T6i

Low light image quality Highest ISO setting that still achieves great image quality

SLT A58
753 ISO
EOS Rebel T6i
919 ISO

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

SLT A58
8 fps

Battery life How many photos per battery charge (CIPA)

SLT A58
690 photos
EOS Rebel T6i
440 photos

Color depth The number of variations of color the camera can capture

SLT A58
23.3 bits
EOS Rebel T6i
22.7 bits

Dynamic range Maximum range a camera can capture in one image from light to dark

SLT A58
12.5 ev
EOS Rebel T6i
12.0 ev

Features Key features of the SLT A58  vs EOS Rebel T6i 

Megapixels Maximum resolution images are captured at

SLT A58
20.1 MP

Max ISO Maximum light sensitivity of the sensor

SLT A58
25,600 ISO
EOS Rebel T6i
25,600 ISO

Focus points How many different points the camera can focus on

Screen size Larger screens make it easier to preview and review photos

Viewfinder size Large viewfinders are brighter and more comfortable to use

SLT A58
0.65x

Pixel size How much area of the sensor is dedicated to each pixel

SLT A58
18.3 microns
EOS Rebel T6i
13.8 microns

Specifications Full list of technical specs

sensor

SLT A58  vs
EOS Rebel T6i 
Type CMOS CMOS
Megapixels 20.1 MP 24 MP
Resolution 5176 x 3880 6000 x 4000
Size APS-C APS-C
Area 23.5 x 15.6 mm 22.3 x 14.9 mm
Crop factor 1.5x 1.6x
Pixel size 18.3 microns 13.8 microns
Light sensitivity 100 ISO to 16,000 ISO 100 ISO to 25,600 ISO

focus system

Type Phase detection Phase detection
Focus points 15 19
Cross type focus points 3 19
Supports continuous Yes Yes

viewfinder

Viewfinder mirror Translucent Opaque
Viewfinder Yes Yes
Type Electronic Pentamirror
Coverage 100% 95%
Magnification 1x 0.82x
Viewfinder size 0.65x 0.51x

performance

Max continuous shooting 8 fps 5 fps
Battery life 690 440
Continuous shooting
8 fps
5 fps

video

SLT A58  vs
EOS Rebel T6i 
Video 1920 x 1080 @ 29.97 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
Shoots video in 24p Yes Yes
Shoots high speed video No No
External mic jack 3.5mm 3.5mm

display

Type LCD LCD
Size 2.7" 3"
Resolution 460 k dots 1,040 k dots
Has a touch screen No Yes
Has a flip out screen No Yes
Supports live view Yes Yes

shutter

Min 30 s 30 s
Max 1/4000 s 1/4000 s

form factor

Size 129 x 95 x 78 mm 132 x 101 x 78 mm
Thickness 78 mm 78 mm
Weight 492 g 555 g
Is weather sealed No No

features

Includes a GPS No No
WiFi None 802.11n
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