Canon EOS 250D / SL3 (Rebel SL3) vs Sony A99 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Amateur DSLR cameras.

EOS 250D / SL3 vs A99 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS 250D / SL3 / Rebel SL3 vs Sony A99 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


  • 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 250D / SL3 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:

Advantage: Sony A99

EOS 250D / SL3 vs A99: Viewfinder

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

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 250D / SL3 (0.54x)

A99 (0.71x)

Better choice: Sony A99

Canon EOS 250D / SL3 VS Sony A99 Other Specs Comparison

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

EOS 250D / SL3


Sensor cleaning (3)

Larger lens selection (3)

220 45
Built-in flash (2)

Touch screen (2)

Better Video (2)

3840 x 2160 1920 x 1080
Longer battery life (3, photos)

1050 500
Weighs less (2)

(14.5 oz.)
(23.6 oz.)
More portable (2)

WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 250D / SL3 are built-in automatic sensor cleaning, the larger selection of lenses and the built-in flash. A nice touch is the rather comfortable touch screen, the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the A99: the lower weight than 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 250D / SL3 scores 21 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony A99

EOS 250D / SL3


Larger sensor (5)

APS-C Full frame
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)

24.00 24.30
Higher speed (4, frames/second)

5 6
Auto Focus points (4)

9 19
Image stabilizer (3)

Better monitor (2, Megapixel)

1.04 1.23

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 optical image stabilizer and that the display has a higher resolution.

Yields 23 points for the A99.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS 250D / SL3



100 – 25600 ISO 100 – 25600 ISO
Articulated screen

External microphone

Canon EOS 250D / SL3 VS Sony A99 Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS 250D / SL3 and A99

Top view of cameras

Total scores

Here’s the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS 250D / SL3 / Rebel SL3

Sony A99


We advise to choose the newest model: Canon EOS 250D / SL3.