• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 32,000

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Differences

Canon SL3 advantages over Sony ZV-E10

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Good
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs tilt-only
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • More telephoto lens reach
    88 mm vs 75 mm
    Capture objects farther away with the kit lens
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Sony ZV-E10 advantages over Canon SL3

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Thinner
    44 mm vs 69 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    11 months vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Wider angle kit lens
    24 mm vs 29 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    11.0 fps vs 5.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Both provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Both provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility

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The Competition

Compared to Canon SL2

Canon SL3
Canon SL2
  • $632
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • NFC
Sony ZV-E10
Canon SL2
  • $698
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive

Compared to Canon T7

Canon SL3
Canon T7
  • $632
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $469
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • NFC
Sony ZV-E10
Canon T7
  • $698
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $469
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive

Compared to Nikon D3500

Canon SL3
Nikon D3500
  • $632
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $647
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
Sony ZV-E10
Nikon D3500
  • $698
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $647
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive

Compared to Fujifilm X-E4

Canon SL3
Fujifilm X-E4
  • $632
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Sony ZV-E10
Fujifilm X-E4
  • $698
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Fujifilm X-T30 II

Canon SL3
Fujifilm X-T30 II
  • $632
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $900
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Sony ZV-E10
Fujifilm X-T30 II
  • $698
  • APS-C
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • NFC
  • $900
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Internal flash
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